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Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Class/Workshop
Celebration of Writing - Adult Creative Writing Workshop
Foothills School is hosting fiction author and poet Judith McConnell Steele for a joyful evening of poetry and prose. Writers will be inspired by prompts Ms. Steele provides and will acquire tools for creating one's own prompts. Every member of the class w...
Foothills School of Arts and Sciences
Boise, ID

Tue 11/28/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books), Food/Tasting
Guru Donuts hosts Tasty Tales Storytime w/Rediscovered Books
Our 2017 season of Tasty Tales returns every Tuesday starting January 10th! The lovely staff of Rediscovered Bookshop will have your kiddos giggling and enjoying two storytime sessions. 10am the first 20 minute session starts, with an encore at 10:30am. Ge...
Guru Donuts
Boise, ID

Tue 11/28/17 at 10am till 10:20am, 10:30am till 10:50am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
River of January: Author Talk
Relive the Twentieth Century through the lives of an intrepid aviator and a glittering show girl. Taken from an extensive archive, enjoy this unique and true story with the author, told through narrative, images, letters, slides, and music; all used in the...
JUMP - Jack's Urban Meeting Place
Boise, ID

Wed 11/29/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Barbara Perry Bauer: Spanning Time: The History of the Broadway Bridge
Barbara Perry Bauer shares the stories of the Broadway Bridge at Rediscovered Books. Boise City Arts and History has released Spanning Time: A History of the Broadway Bridge. This series of short essays and photos shares the history of the city’s river...
Rediscovered Books
Boise, ID

Thu 11/30/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Reading: Pyramids and Punk
Steampunk meets Ancient Egypt in author K. Tempest Bradford's historical fantasy world. Join this month's writer-in-residence as she reads excerpts from her short stories and novel in progress set in a world where giant copper scarab beetle machines leap f...
Surel's Place
Garden City, ID

Thu 11/30/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Boise Public Library Serves Up ‘Literature for Lunch’
The fall/winter “Literature for Lunch” series is “Representing the Good Soldier: Modernism and WWI.” December: “Some Do Not…,” by Ford Maddox Ford. Christopher Tietjens, a brilliant statistician at odds with the government during WWI, must negotiate his tr...
Boise Public Library – Main Branch
Boise, ID

Fri 12/1/17 at 12:10pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lewis and Clark on the Snake and Columbia Rivers
An illustrated presentation by Robert Heacock on the daily experiences, desperate times and spectacular landscapes experienced by the Corps of Discovery as they met the Snake and Columbia Rivers, 1805-1806.
Boise Public Library – Ustick Branch
Boise, ID

Sat 12/2/17 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Reading of Angel of Esperanca
Foothills School is hosting fiction author and poet Judith McConnell Steele's reading from her novel, The Angel of Esperanca. Included in this evening will be readings from selected Foothills School Jr. High students.
Foothills School of Arts and Sciences
Boise, ID

Tue 12/5/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Story Story Studio
What makes a great story? And how do you tell one that makes people hang on to every word? Learn the basics of true, live storytelling with Story Story Night. Our experienced Stuido guides will walk you through choosing a story, building a storyline, and c...
JUMP - Jack's Urban Meeting Place
Boise, ID

Tue 12/5/17 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
Boise Library Goes to the Dogs During Author Visit
Dog lovers are invited to hear noted author and photographer Mark Asher discuss his latest book, All That Ails You: The Adventures of a Canine Caregiver. The book tells the story of a rescue dog who brings joy to a home for seniors. Asher will be on hand t...
Boise Public Library – Main Branch
Boise, ID

Wed 12/6/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Discovering Your Personal Power
Personal Power comes from knowing that we have all the resources we need to handle whatever happens in life. Join us to learn more about personal power, the language of power, and how to say no and mean it (without being mean). With a degree in Educational...
JUMP - Jack's Urban Meeting Place
Boise, ID

Wed 12/6/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop, Education
Business Fundamentals Workshop
This one-day workshop covers the major factors that are essential to establish or grow a small business. We will have a CPA, lawyer, bank professional, and library research professional presenting during the workshop, and a SCORE mentor speaking on marketi...
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Boise, ID

Sat 12/9/17 at 8am-4pm
Sat 1/13/18 at 8am-4pm
Sat 2/10/18 at 8am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Finally Home! Homebuyer Education Class
"Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education" can help you navigate the home-buying process, find the right lender, avoid costly mistakes, get a better interest rate, and may even help you qualify for down payment assistance. To date, nearly 65,000 Idahoans have be...
Nampa Civic Center
Nampa, ID

Sat 12/9/17 at 8:30am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Celebration of Writing - Adult Self-Publishing in the Digital Age
Foothills School is hosting an adult self-publishing panel dialogue with local authors Brandy Brune and Tara Kennedy about the practical steps to self-publishing work in the digital age. Joining them will be tech gurus, Justin Brune and Michael Richardson.
Foothills School of Arts and Sciences
Boise, ID

Tue 12/12/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Children's Mental Health Conversation
Join us for a Q and A regarding how to help our children with social/emotional health concerns in 2017. It is important to understanding the challenges our children are facing, what our role as parents can be, and start a conversation on how to help. Ages...
JUMP - Jack's Urban Meeting Place
Boise, ID

Wed 12/13/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Nonprofit Resource Thursdays
Resource Thursdays, a program of the Idaho Nonprofit Center. Resource Thursdays offers a panel discussion with a network of experts starting promptly 4 - 4:30 pm followed by a captivating feature presentation from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Learn about Foundation ...
Boise Public Library – Main Branch
Boise, ID

Thu 12/21/17 at 4pm-6pm
Thu 1/18/18 at 4pm-6pm
Thu 2/15/18 at 4pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Readings and Conversations with Jesmyn Ward
Jesmyn Ward received her M.F.A. from the University of Michigan and is currently an associate professor of creative writing at Tulane University. She is the editor of the anthology The Fire This Time and the author of the novels Where the Line Bleeds and S...
Egyptian Theatre
Boise, ID

Tue 1/16/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
Readings and Conversations with Colson Whitehead
Colton Whitehead is a New York-based novelist. His newest novel, The Underground Railroad, is an Oprah’s Book Club 2016 selection, a #1 New York Times bestseller, and the winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction. Whitehead is the New York Times b...
Egyptian Theatre
Boise, ID

Tue 2/13/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
    

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