The zoo, like every business had to make some hard decisions and adjustments in light of the pandemic starting in March of 2020. From closures to event cancelations to keeping the animals safe from COVID they have had a lot to deal with. Now that we seem to have the worst of the pandemic behind us and things are opening up, Zoo Boise is happy to bring back a local favorite, Easter EGGstravaganza.
In 1959 the Idaho Teacher of the Year Program started. This award is one of the top and most prestigious honors in the state for teachers. So does your kids teacher deserve some extra love, money and recognition? Now it your chance the nominations are only open for a couple of weeks and will be accepted through Monday, March 14.
Roaring Springs has been around over 20 years and has a building plan spanning over the next decade that will be coming out in seven phases. The waterpark overall will be increasing by 40%. The first expansion section will be open next summer in 2023.
Playgrounds and parks are one of the very best, if not the very best way for kiddos to play, run, exercise, adventure and even make new friends. It is a vital part of growing up, so what happens when it is snowy and freezing outside? There is a certain point where you can bundle them up and still make an outing of it but at some point in winter it is best to move things indoors and check out one of these great places to play.
Boise is a massive St. Jude supporter and is home to multiple fundraisers every year. For Halloween there is a cute and fun way to get involved and donate. “Skeletons for St. Jude” is a national Facebook fundraising effort. It started with one man who REALLY get's into Halloween decorating in North Carolina and wanted to attach a fundraiser to his efforts. It has now expanded to 44 states and earns a lot of donations for the research hospital.