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Boise State junior Chase Berry (22) passes the ball to redshirt freshman Bing Huang (4) during the men’s basketball team’s first day of fall practice on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Boise State University in Boise. The Broncos begin the 2019/2020 season on Tuesday in a home opener against Life Pacific.

TODAY

Boise — Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure Boise — Turn Boise into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $9 — $20. Idaho State Capitol Building, 700 W. Jefferson St., Boise. (805) 603-5620. urbanadventurequest.com

Garden City — 69th Annual Ski and Snowboard Swap — 3-10 p.m. $3 — $5. Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. 208-336-5295, 208-287-5650. expoidaho.com

Boise — 100.3 The X Free Show: WILSON--With Silent Theory, Meridian Movement, and Basement — 7:30 p.m. Free. Knitting Factory, 416 S. Ninth St., Boise. bo.knittingfactory.com

Boise — 8th Annual Horrific Puppet Affair — Ghost Stories--HomeGrown Theatre presents the 8th Annual Horrific Puppet Affair: Ghost Stories. 8 p.m. $10 — $35. Gem Center for the Arts, 2417 W. Bank Drive, Boise. facebook.com

Boise — Boise State Men’s Hockey vs Washington State — Enjoy college hockey at it’s finest as Boise State takes on Washington State University! Fun for the whole family! 8:30-11 p.m. Idaho IceWorld, 7072 S Eisenman Rd, Boise. eventbrite.com

SATURDAY, NOV. 2

Nampa — American Red Cross Babysitter Training — In this one-day class learn information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents and guardians. Course includes handbook, Emergency Reference Guide andCD with fun activities and support resources. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a Red Cross Babysitter Training Certification card. Please bring a sack lunch. Ages 11-15 http://www.cityofnampa.us/calendar.aspx?EID=3371 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nampa Rec Center, 131 Constitution Way, Nampa. cityofnampa.us

Nampa — The Burden: Fossil Fuel, the Military, and National Security — Award-winning film, The Burden, and discussion. Why the U.S. military is leading the fight for clean energy. 2 p.m. Free. Nampa Public Library, 215 12th Ave. S., Nampa. (208) 467-4182.

Meridian — Are You Down, Dog? Yoga Class — Join adoptable dogs at Meridian Canine Rescue for a one-hour yoga class on the first Saturday of every month. 5-6 p.m. $20. Meridian Canine Rescue, 501 E. Scenery Lane, Ste. 100, Meridian. (208) 794-0944. eventbrite.com

Boise — 2019 Hope Gala — Adult & Teen Challenge — 2019 Hope Gala Dinner — Adult & Teen Challenge, Pacific Northwest Relentless and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us Guest Speaker: Janice McGreachin, Idaho Lt. Governor 6-9 p.m. $. Stueckle Sky Center, 1910 W University Dr, Boise. eaglechamber.com

SUNDAY, NOV. 3

Boise — Free Brunch Sundays — Free brunch at The Turn every Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for ages 21 and up. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. The Turn, 4022 W. State St., Boise. (208) 963-1284.

Garden City — Art Workshop: Holidays After Loss — Instructor: Danica Thurber. The holidays are always a special time of joy, wonder, and reflection. But after a significant loss, it’s hard to think of yourself enjoying the special traditions and gatherings with this grief in your heart. You may find yourself looking towards the holidays with dread, stress, guilt, or fear. So why not channel all that energy into something creative? In these two workshops, the goal is not to get your mind off your grief, but to give you a constructive way to work through it. No previous art experience needed. This will be a safe space for you to process. Feel free to share and express emotions as much or little as you need. Cost: $12 for the 2-part series. ($10 plus a registration fee of $2) Capacity: 20 people. 1:30-3 p.m. VineArts Studio, 4902 West Chinden Boulevard, Garden City. eventbrite.com

MONDAY, NOV. 4

Boise — Emmet Cohen Trio Boise Jazz Society Residency — While primarily an educational event for students, members of the general public are invited to attend and observe. Admission is free. 4 p.m. Free. Morrison Center Recital Hall, 2201 W. Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. music.boisestate.edu

Meridian — Meridian FFA Scholarship Auction — Fundraiser helps make trips affordable for FFA members and post-secondary education more affordable for graduated FFA seniors 5-9 p.m. West Ada School District Service Center, 1303 E. Central Drive, Meridian.

Boise — Brandt Foundation Lecture: David R. Henderson — David R. Henderson is a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Join him for “The Case for Free Trade.” 7 p.m. Free. Boise State Micron Business and Economics Building, 2360 W. University Drive, Boise. boisestate.edu

Boise — Books & Brews at Bier:Thirty — Books & Brews is not your usual book club. Join us at Bier:Thirty (3073 S Bown Way) on the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. to enjoy a relaxed chat about books. Guests can come and talk about what they’re reading and hear about what others are enjoying. Facilitated by library staff. 7-8:30 p.m. Library at Hillcrest, 5246 W. Overland Rd., Boise. boisepubliclibrary.org

TUESDAY, NOV. 5

Meridian — Ada County Elections | Cherry Lane Library, 1326 W Cherry Ln, Meridian. mld.org

Eagle — Yappy Hour — Join the City of Eagle Parks and Recreation for everyone’s favorite pop up dog park, Yappy Hour! Let the dogs run while you enjoy an adult beverage. Dogs and their humans will socialize in our temporary pop-up dog park, meet dog vendors, and enjoy an evening of new friendships! http://www.cityofeagle.org/calendar.aspx?EID=599 3-5 p.m. Reid W. Merrill Sr. Community Park, 637 E Shore Drive, Eagle. cityofeagle.org

Boise — Boise State Broncos Men’s Basketball vs. Life Pacific Warriors Men’s Basketball — Sale Dates and Times 8 p.m. $10. Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Ln, Boise. facebook.com

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6

Star — S.T.E.A.M. Explorers-VR Gaming — For Makers aged 8-12 who want to dive a bit deeper in learning about all kinds of technology. November’s Theme: Cricut 4-5:30 p.m. Star Branch Library, 10706 W State St, Star. adalib.org

Meridian — Writer’s Bloc — Join a group of fellow writers to collaborate, critique and create. 6-8 p.m. Free. Meridian Public Library, 1326 W. Cherry Lane, Meridian. (208) 888-4451. mld.org

THURSDAY, NOV. 7

Star — Al Anon — Al Anon Meetings open to the public. Thursday 9-10 am when the library is open. (Annex) 9-10 a.m. Star Branch Library, 10706 W State St, Star. adalib.org

Meridian — Annual Gala Banquet — Join us for an amazing evening of auctions, awards, an incredible guest speaker, and special recognition for Mayor Tammy de Weerd. Presented by St. Luke’s 6-10 p.m. Meridian Chamber of Commerce, 215 E Franklin Rd, Meridian. facebook.com

 

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