Saturday, Oct. 3
Bruneau Algal Reef field trip: Meet at 7:30 a.m. for an 8 a.m. departure at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Sam Matson, professor of geology, BSU, will lead the trip, plus take the group to other fossil sites in the Bruneau area. $10 IMMG members, $15 nonmembers. Bring lunch and water. No preregistration required. idahomuseum.org.
Sunday, Oct. 4
Southern Comfort Gaited Horse Club Poker Ride: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Eagle Island State Park, 4000 W. Hatchery Road. Benefit for Idaho Horse Therapy, Friends of Sound Horses and The Ride for Joy Therapeutic Riding Program. $20 registration, includes first hand, lunch and raffle tickets. $5 park entry fee required. 870-2201, gaitedhorseclub.com.
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Sunday, Oct. 25
Geology of Islands and Archipelagos: 1 to 2 p.m. at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Geologist Terry Maley will discuss the origin and evolution of oceanic islands and archipelagos, including the coral islands. Free to museum members, $5 nonmembers. idahomuseum.org.
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