Jun
4
Mon
Mobile Recreation Van
Jun 4 – Aug 17 all-day

Join the Boise Parks & Recreation Department for free supervised drop-in activities all summer from June 4-August 17. Boise Parks & Recreation staff members coordinate field games, teach art techniques and serve a healthful snack. (No Mobile Recreation on July 4.) For more information call 208-854-4917.

Jun
11
Mon
Traveling Playground
Jun 11 – Aug 16 all-day

Nampa Parks & Recreation’s Traveling Playground visits various locations from June 11-August 16. It’s free to participate. For more information, call 208-468-5858 or visit nampaparks.org.

Aug
1
Wed
Historic Pine Street School Visits @ Pine Street School
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day

Friends of Pine Street School, located near Pine Street and Meridian Road on NW 1st St. in Meridian, will provide volunteers to teach a 30- to 40-minute lesson about a typical schoolday more than 100 years ago. The school is a historic, one-room schoolhouse that has been restored, and is maintained by, the West Ada School District. The school can accommodate groups of about 30 people. A reservation must be made to visit the school. Contact Carol Standley at 208-888-5710 for more information or to make a reservation.

Aug
15
Wed
Homeschool Week at Roaring Springs @ Roaring Springs
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Homeschool kids and their families will receive discounted days of admission at Roaring Springs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 13-17. For more information about admission requirements, etc., go to roaringsprings.com.

Caldwell Night Rodeo Family Nights @ Caldwell Night Rodeo Grounds
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm

YMCA Family Night at the 84th Annual Caldwell Night Rodeo is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 14, at the Caldwell Night Rodeo Grounds, 2301 Blaine St. The “Man Up Crusade Purple Family Night” is set for Wednesday, August 15. On both nights, all kids 12 and under get in free with a paid adult. Go to caldwellnightrodeo.com.

Aug
16
Thu
Homeschool Week at Roaring Springs @ Roaring Springs
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Homeschool kids and their families will receive discounted days of admission at Roaring Springs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 13-17. For more information about admission requirements, etc., go to roaringsprings.com.

Caldwell Farmers’ Market
Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Caldwell Farmers Market is held on Wednesdays throughout the summer at Indian Creek Park at 7th and Blaine. The market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. Check it out on July 11; the market features live music, hamburgers, sno cones, and kettlecorn, along with products to buy.

Aug
17
Fri
Homeschool Week at Roaring Springs @ Roaring Springs
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Homeschool kids and their families will receive discounted days of admission at Roaring Springs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 13-17. For more information about admission requirements, etc., go to roaringsprings.com.

Friday and Saturday Family Slide Nights
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm

Enjoy unlimited access to water attractions during Family Slide Nights at Roaring Springs on Fridays and Saturdays June 22-August 25. From 6 to 10 p.m., enjoy water activities with your family while the sun sets. For more information, go to www.roaringsprings.com.

Silver Screen on the Green @ Optimist Park
Aug 17 @ 8:30 pm

Grab a blanket, lawn chair, and family and friends and head to Optimist Park in Nampa for a free movie every Friday night through summer. Movies are shown on an inflatable screen; fun activities begin at 8:30 p.m., and the movies begin at dusk. Movies for the remainder of summer include: August 10, “The Lion King,” and August 17, “Cars 3.” For more information, call 208-468-5858 or go to www.nampaparks.org.

Idaho Family Magazine