World Explorers Workshop – Participants and Volunteers Wanted

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World explorers are kids that use their own creative powers in order to find clues about some of the greatest mysteries in science and thePracticalPlantoidGraphic world around us. On Saturday February 21st and 28th, we will be making some fun and fundamental tools for science and exploration using with a hands-on kit that you can make and take home.

This workshop will be at the Davis Park Apartments in conjunction with Neighborhood Housing Services. To sign up as a participant or volunteer, please contact Emily Pohlman, Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator at epohlman@nhsid.org We are especially looking for girls age 8+. Spaces are limited so please get in touch as soon as possible. More info at http://www.citizenscientificworkshop.com/event/world-explorers-workshop/

 

 

Volunteers needed for Whittier art

Whittier Art Boundary Project – Volunteer Requests

1) January 29/30 – Call for Artists to assist students January 29th and 30th, Thursday/Friday, as students draw concepts for the art project at Whittier Elementary

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM – artist volunteers may come at times convenient for them, 1 hour, 2 hours or more

Artists are asked to contact Kathleen Lacey klacey@cityofboise.org to sign up. This is a great opportunity for artists to donate just a bit of time to assist students whose concepts will inform the final art boundary project.

2) February – ART PARTY! at Whittier Elementary – Date to be determined,

Parents, neighbors, friends are invited to help students as they draw their favorite concept on large mural panels.

We seek musicians to enliven the hours the students will be painting and help create a great celebration!

City Hall Plaza Remodel and Broadway Bridge Replacement

The Boise City Hall plaza is going to be remodeled. The City will host a second open house for the public to view conceptual designs. Submit comments either in person or online.

Date: Thursday, October 2
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: City Hall (150 N. Capitol Blvd)

 

Also, the Idaho Transportation Department will host an open house today(!) for the public to comment on preliminary design and construction plans for the replacement of the Broadway Bridge. More information, updates, and online commentary can be found here.

Date: Wednesday, October 1
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Washington Group Plaza (720 Park Blvd)

State and Collister Intersection Open House

There will be an open house about the State and Collister intersection this Monday, August 18 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the ACHD (3775 Adams St, Garden City). This intersection is near the edge of the VPNA boundary. The open house is your opportunity to have your say regarding future changes to the intersection. For more details, see the ACHD’s State Street and Collister Drive Intersection Project Page.