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Music on the Water series wraps up this weekend

Boise alt/pop duo The Delta (Justin Allison, left, and John Vieira) will perform at Music on the Water on Saturday, Aug. 19.
Boise alt/pop duo The Delta (Justin Allison, left, and John Vieira) will perform at Music on the Water on Saturday, Aug. 19.

How about a day of local music, food, beer and support for the Women’s and Children’s Alliance?

The third and final concert for this year’s Music on the Water outdoor series is from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Esther Simplot Park, 614 N. Whitewater Park Blvd., Boise.

Music kicks off around 4 p.m. and features alt-pop duo The Delta, psychedelic alt-rock band Marshall Poole, funk-fusion band Lounge on Fire, and DJ Dr. Fresh. Tap into your reggae roots with headliners Voice of Reason.

The family-friendly outing also includes food trucks, beer and wine, arts and crafts, water sports. Kids can enjoy face painting, a magician, storytime, games and other hands-on activities.

There is no charge to attend, but donations are welcome for the WCA, which provides services to women, men and their children healing from domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Parking is available at the Department of Transportation on Jordan Street, off of Whitewater Park Boulevard. $5 donation per car will go to the WCA. There will also be a bicycle valet and bike corral on the Greenbelt side of the park.

Go to musiconthewater.com for more information.

The first two concerts of the three-part series has raised approximately $4,000 for the WCA.

School supply drive

If you’ve racked up late fees at the Ada Community Library, listen up!

Save your cash and knock down those fees with pencils, pens, notebooks and such.

Yep, that’s right. The Ada Community Library will waive up to $10 in late fees from your account with the donation of new, unused school supply items for the Salvation Army.

School supplies will be accepted through Saturday, Aug. 19, at the following branches: 10664 W. Victory Road, Boise; 10489 Lake Hazel Road, Boise; 5868 W. Hidden Springs Drive; and 10706 W. State St., Star.

For the hours of each location, go to adalib.org.

Michelle Jenkins: 208-377-6451

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