Prairie Dog Productions
February 3 - March 18
3820 Cassia – Boise 336-7383 www.pdplayhouse.com
Saturday Storytime. Stop by and help cel- ebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read across America with the special reading of The Lorax, an event for children of all ages. 11am, Barnes & Noble, 375-4454.
St. Luke’s “Reading Is Good Medicine” Bookfair. Along with the bookfair there will be lots of fun games, crafts, prizes, and activities. 10am–4pm, Barnes & Noble, 375-4454.
Best Open Play! Danik Gymnastics and Fun ‘n Fit Inflatables. 1–4pm at Danik in Eagle. danikgym.com
, 887-1493. Also offered March 10, 17, 24, 31.
4 • SUNDAY The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. See a
staged reading of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer compiled and directed by Carole Whiteleather. 2pm, Boise Public Library, boisepubliclibrary.org
Gnat Man! Fun family theater. 2pm, Prairie Dog Playhouse, pdplayhouse.com
An Evening of One Acts. A Candle on the Table, Lost, and The Traveling Sisters. For all audi- ences. 2pm, Boise Little Theater, boiselittletheater.org
JumpTime Idaho Family Day. Jump on huge mats that stretch side by side across the room. A family of 4 can jump for 2 hours for $25. JumpTime Idaho, 1375 E. Fairview Ave. in Meridian, jumptimeidaho.com
Sunday Powerplay. Bring a friend and enjoy 2-for-1 public skating. 12:30–3:30pm, Idaho IceWorld, idahoiceworld.com
Neighborhood Open Gyms. Supervised gym time for kids in grades K–6, 1–4pm at Whitney, Liberty, and Valley View Elementary Schools & 10am–2pm at Koelsch. For grades 7–12, 1–4pm at Les Bois and Hillside Jr. High Schools. cityofboise.org/parks
5 • MONDAY Family Night at Ceramica. Entire family paints
for $15, enjoy artistic time with your fam- ily. 5–9pm, Ceramica, ceramicaboise.com
COMMUNITY AUTISM RESOURCE FORUM March 12
Learning Rx invites you to attend the
Community Autism Resource Forum with special guests Phil and Amy Parham, stars of The Biggest Loser TV show and parents of an autistic child. Meet representatives from community organizations that provide help and resources for families impacted by autism. 7pm, Church of the Harvest in Meridian. Admission is free, please RSVP by calling 258-2077 or register online at learningrx.com/boise-west
Placenta Encapsulation. This is a free presenta- tion to educate the community about post- partum recovery and ways new moms can not only survive, but thrive. 7:30–8:30pm, Treasure Valley Midwives in Boise, call to RSVP, 968-3616.
6 • TUESDAY Family Movie Day. $1 movies. Overland Park
Reading at the Refuge. Wildlife-related stories and activities for preschoolers. 10am, Visitor Center at Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, 467-9278.
Preschool Zoo Series. For ages 3–5 with an adult, includes zoo tour, movement activi- ties, story, craft, and touching live animals. 9:30–10:30am & 11am–noon, Zoo Boise, registration and fee required, zooboise.org
, 608-7680. Continues on Tuesdays for the month.
Riverstone International School Open House. Elementary school families and students are invited to learn more about the program. 9:30–11am, Riverstone International School, riverstoneschool.org
Preschool Open Gym Play. Drop in any time, 9–11am, Fort Boise Community Center, cityofboise.org/parks
, 608-7680. Continues on Tuesdays through March 21.
Tearless Discipline. Four-week class taught by Vivian Brault, M.A., provides understanding of child behavior and misbehavior, practi- cal parenting skills that get positive results, and much more. 7–9:30pm, 3308 N. Gawaine Pl., parentingpath.com
, 376-4249. Registration required.
7 • WEDNESDAY Reading at the Refuge. Wildlife-related stories
and activities for preschoolers. 2pm, Visitor Center at Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, 467-9278.
Young Discoverers. For preschool ages. 10:30am, Discovery Center of Idaho, dcidaho.org
, 343-9895. Program continues every Wednesday in March.
Toddler Wednesday. Discover artwork from Asia in Eastern Traditions, Western Expressions and paint on rice paper. Children ages 2–3
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drop in with an adult, 10am–noon. Boise Art Museum, boiseartmuseum.org
Bike Maintenance Basics. This class is an informative presentation that will teach you how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire in record time, and make other minor adjustments to your bicycle. Offered twice, 5–6:30pm or 7–8:30pm, REI, rei.com/boise
Preschool Time at Ceramica. Preschoolers paint for free. 11am–3pm, Ceramica, ceramicaboise.com
Riverstone International School Open House. Middle & high school families and students are invited to learn more about the program. 9:30–11am, Riverstone International School, riverstoneschool.org
. The Salvation Army Day. The Salvation Army celebrates its 125th
Anniversary of helping
meet human needs in Ada County. The community is invited to join officers of the Army’s Cascade Division in a special service with singing, a band performance, and remarks by special guests and dignitaries. 4–5pm, Boise Depot, salvationarmytv.org
Scrabble Game Night. Test your skills against others and meet new friends. 6pm, Barnes & Noble, 375-4454.
Culinary Walkabout. Stroll among over 20 local chefs to relish the most captivating culinary creations that Boise has to offer. Benefits Elks Meals on Wheels, providing daily nourishment needs of seniors through- out Ada County. 6–9pm, Boise Centre, tickets available at elksmealsonwheels.org
8 • THURSDAY Kindergarten Registration/Open House for
Boise School District. 4–5:30pm at your neighborhood elementary school. For more information visit boiseschools.org
Women’s Business Center Open House. The mission of the WBC is to help women gain access to capital to start up or expand their businesses. 3–5pm, 1607 W. Jefferson St. in Boise, 336-5533.
Make and Take Craft. Ages 5–11 will enjoy the program. 4–5pm, Eagle Public Library, eaglepubliclibrary.org
, 939-6814 ext. 7.
Tween Game Day. Ages 8–12 are invited to play board games, card games, and Wii video games. 4:30–5:30pm, Nampa Public
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