Outdoors

Idaho Outdoors calendar: Wednesday, Jan. 20

Thursday, Jan. 21

Winter Ranger Program: 1:30 p.m. at the J.R. Simplot Lodge, Bogus Basin, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Alpine tours (open to both skiers and riders) will last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours on gentle to moderate (intermediate) terrain. Free, but you will need to have a Bogus Basin mountain or Nordic/snowshoe pass. 587-7961.

Saturday, Jan. 23

Boise Snowmobile Club’s Fun Run: Check in from 9 a.m. to noon at Granite Creek parking lot, two miles past Idaho City. Prize drawings start at 3:30 p.m. at Robinson Hall, Idaho City. Watch for signs. Kenny, 559-1573.

Junior Duck Stamp Art Day: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa. Young artists are given the opportunity to create and submit their own masterpiece to the Idaho Junior Duck Stamp art contest. Drop in any time to learn about Idaho waterfowl and create a contest entry. Supplies will be provided. Artwork must be submitted by March 15. Other drop-in dates: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 5. 467-9278, deerflat@fws.gov or fws.gov/deerflat.

Ullr Fest: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bogus Basin, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Family-friendly race course for skiers and boarders of all ages, Ullr Family Parade, corn hole bean bag toss, free ski/board demo. Also, find an Ullr medallion on the mountain and redeem for a prize, test your fry pan throwing skills. Free. bogusbasinskiclub.org.

Snow Golfing: 1 p.m. at Terrace Lakes Resort, 101 Holiday Drive, Garden Valley. Not your average golf challenge, the “snolf” tournament is played on ice and snow with a tennis ball and your choice of club: which can include golf clubs, hockey sticks or whatever you feel will give you the best game. Cost is $5 per person. (208) 462-3250, terracelakes.com.

Sunday, Jan. 24

Bogus Basin Nordic Team Cross Country Ski Clinic: 10 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Bogus Basin Nordic Center, Frontier Point Lodge. Choose either skate or classic technique instruction. $42 for one session or $63 for both (fee does not include equipment rental or trail pass). All skill levels welcome. Register at bluecirclesports.com.

Tuesday, Jan. 26

Boise River Lecture: 6 p.m. at Garden City Library, 6015 Glenwood St. Idaho Rivers United presents Bruce Reichert, host of Idaho Public Television’s award-winning Outdoor Idaho, who will share stories and images of the headwaters of Idaho’s greatest rivers including the Boise River. Free. 343-7481, idahorivers.org.

Tuesdays, Jan. 26 and Feb. 9

Bogus Basin Snowshoe Series: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bogus Basin. Depart and return from Nampa Rec Center, 131 Constitution Way. Snowshoeing adventure, followed by a warm beverage at the Frontier Point Nordic Lodge. $20 each date, includes transportation, trail pass, snowshoeing tour and beverage. Optional snowshoe rental is $10. Pack own lunch and bring water. 468-5858, nampaparksandrecreation.org.

Thursday, Jan. 28

Winter Ranger Program: 10:30 a.m. at the Frontier Point Nordic Lodge, Bogus Basin, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Nordic (cross country) ski tours will last approximately 2 hours on moderate terrain. Free, but you will need to have a Bogus Basin mountain or Nordic/snowshoe pass. 587-7961.

Saturday, Jan. 30

An Evening with Hank Patterson: 7 p.m. at The Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St., Boise. Join Hank Patterson for the premiere of his newest movie “Hank Patterson & The Mystery Of The CuttyRainBrown Trout!” $12. 433-0707, hankpatterson.com.

Sunday, Jan. 31

Winter Ranger Program: 10:30 a.m. at the J.R. Simplot Lodge, Bogus Basin, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Alpine tours (open to both skiers and riders) will last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours on gentle to moderate (intermediate) terrain. Free, but you will need to have a Bogus Basin mountain or Nordic/snowshoe pass. 587-7961.

Sunday, Feb. 4

Winter Ranger Program: 1:30 p.m. at the Frontier Point Nordic Lodge, Bogus Basin, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Snowshoe tours will last approximately 2 hours on moderate terrain. Free, but you will need to have a Bogus Basin mountain or Nordic/snowshoe pass. 587-7961.

Sunday, Feb. 7

Winter Ranger Program: 1:30 p.m. at the J.R. Simplot Lodge, Bogus Basin, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Alpine tours (open to both skiers and riders) will last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours on gentle to moderate (intermediate) terrain. Free, but you will need to have a Bogus Basin mountain or Nordic/snowshoe pass. 587-7961.

Thursday, Feb. 11

Winter Ranger Program: 1:30 p.m. at the J.R. Simplot Lodge, Bogus Basin, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Alpine tours (open to both skiers and riders) will last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours on gentle to moderate (intermediate) terrain. Free, but you will need to have a Bogus Basin mountain or Nordic/snowshoe pass. 587-7961.

Saturday, Feb. 13

Friends of the Payette Avalanche Center Fundraiser: 6 to 9 p.m. at the Little Ski Hill, 3635 Idaho 55, McCall. Night skiing, food, beverages, silent auction and door prizes. Funds will be used to help maintain weather stations. $10 entry fee. (208) 634-2888, secesh.net/FPAC2016.htm.

Thursday, Feb. 18

Winter Ranger Program: 10:30 a.m. at the Frontier Point Nordic Lodge, Bogus Basin, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Nordic (cross country) ski tours will last approximately 2 hours on moderate terrain. Free, but you will need to have a Bogus Basin mountain or Nordic/snowshoe pass. 587-7961.

Sunday, Feb. 21

Winter Ranger Program: 10:30 a.m. at the Frontier Point Nordic Lodge, Bogus Basin, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Nordic (cross country) ski tour and snowshoe tours will last approximately 2 hours on moderate terrain. Free, but you will need to have a Bogus Basin mountain or Nordic/snowshoe pass. 587-7961.

Saturday, Feb. 27

Starlight Snowshoe Benefit: 4 to 9 p.m. at Bogus Basin Nordic Lodge, 2600 N. Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Snowshoe under the stars on a lit path, then come into the lodge for music, food, drinks. Benefit for JDRF. $16 general, $11 children younger than 12, or $53 per immediate family. www2.jdrf.org/starlightsnowshoe.

Saturday, March 5

Les Bois Film Festival: 6 p.m. at The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. Features a diverse array of nature films from across the globe, as well as several local nature films shot in Idaho. $14 advance, $18 at the door, $5 students, free for children 13 and younger. lesboisfilmfestival.org.

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