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Tim Milburn, left, and Eva Ortiz, right, distribute boxes of food during an Idaho Food Bank event on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa.

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Virtual — Preschool Storytime Live!, 9:30 a.m., Meridian Library at Silverstone.

Virtual — Storytime, 10 a.m., Hidden Springs Library, Lake Hazel Branch Library, Star Branch Library, Victory Branch.

Virtual — Tweens, 4:30 p.m., Star Branch Library.

Boise — Food Fellowship Community Dinner, 5 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 707 W. Fort St.

Virtual — Evening Book Club, 6 p.m., Hidden Springs Library.

Virtual — Community Conversations — Adelaide Perr — Degloved, 7 p.m., Rediscovered Bookshop.


Boise — Preschool Kits: Paperbag Elephant Hand Puppet, Kids Kits: Dream Catchers, are available while supplies last at Hidden Springs Library, 5849 W. Hidden Springs Drive; Lake Hazel Branch Library, 10489 W. Lake Hazel Road;

Virtual — Baby Rhyme Time, 10 a.m., Hidden Springs Library, Lake Hazel Branch Library, Star Branch Library, Victory Branch. Video available after 10 a.m.

Nampa — A drive-thru community food distribution will take place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or until food runs out) at the Ford Idaho Center, 16114 N. Idaho Center Blvd. Sponsored by the Idaho Food Bank and other community partners. No qualifications required. Event organizers are looking for volunteers. Contact the City of Nampa or visit the Facebook page for more information.

Virtual — Dungeons & Dragons, 3:30 p.m., Hidden Springs Library, Star Branch Library, Victory Branch.

Virtual — Kids Craft, 4:30 p.m., Star Branch Library. Kits are available while supplies last at 10706 W. State St.

Nampa — Got Chocolate?, 5:30 p.m., Nampa Public Library, 215 12th Ave. S.

Develop Idaho conference

Tech professionals, enthusiasts and the public are invited to “Solutions that Differentiate: Inspirational stories of grit and pivots building success in a challenging and dynamic year,” 9 a.m. to noon Thursday. The virtual conference features speakers and break out sessions (beginning around 9:30 a.m.), including:

Telehealth Transformation

Leaning into Chaos & Listening to Our Heros; A Case Study in Customer Driven Design

What to Expect from the FCC

Diversity in Technology

Cyber Security Panel

Predicting Failure with Data Analytics

Talent Management with a Remote Workforce

Vivek Sankaran, CEO of Albertsons Companies, is scheduled to deliver the opening keynote at 9 a.m. Amy Gile, CEO Silver Draft, is scheduled to give the closing keynote at 11:20 a.m. More information is available at

Cancelled events

Event organizers have announced the annual Idaho Watercolor Society show, scheduled to be held March 1 at the Capitol Rotunda has been cancelled due to security concerns.

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