The much-anticipated Art in the Park is less than two weeks away. And there are still volunteer spots available.
Boise Art Museum is seeking assistance with Welcome Centers, the Children’s Art Tent, booth sitting, recycling, accounting, and event set-up and take-down. Positions are available Thursday-Monday, Sept. 7-11.
Boise Art Museum’s largest fundraiser runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8-9, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise.
The cultural event is easily a fan favorite, with the park bustling with more than 250 artists selling everything from glass and metalwork, to pottery and textiles, to jewelry and toys.
In addition to the multitude of arts and crafts, there are food and drink vendors, local musicians at the Gene Harris Bandshell and a Children’s Art Tent with projects related to the artwork on display in the Boise Art Museum.
The 63rd annual family-friendly festival will feature 44 new artists and 86 Idaho artists.
Follow the volunteer link at boiseartmuseum.org to sign up.
Win a Boise-area home at Boise Hawks game…maybe
The Boise Hawks with CENTURY 21 Magellan Realty have announced the “Grand Slam Home Giveaway,” scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 3 — the final home game of the 2017 season.
During the Sept. 3rd game against Hillsboro, if the fourth Boise Hawks batter in the bottom of the 6th inning hits a grand slam home run, one contestant will be awarded a $250,000 voucher to be used towards the purchase of a Boise-area home.
Entries to the “Grand Slam Home Giveaway” are free and open to public. Entries may be submitted at Boise Hawks games or at CENTURY21homegiveaway.com.
August is a chance to stock up on items for the year as well as provide families with back-to-school supplies.
While you are shopping for school items for your family, perhaps consider picking up some items to help the families staying at the Idaho Ronald McDonald House, a temporary “home-away-from-home” for families of ill or injured children receiving treatment at Boise medical facilities.
Backpacks and supplies, gas cards, and grocery gift cards are among a few things that can make a huge difference while families gear up for the school year with a sick child in the hospital.
Donations can be delivered to the Idaho Ronald McDonald House, 101 E. Warm Springs Ave., Boise, between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. any day of the week (including weekends).
Go to rmhcidaho.org/back-to-school for more information.
Michelle Jenkins: 208-377-6451