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8 DAYS OUT WEDNESDAY MARCH 26 Workshops & Classes TREE PROBLEMS—Learn about some of the most common problems affecting trees in the Treasure Valley. Boise City Arborist Debbie Cook will teach you about insects, diseases and the most common problems people create by incorrect cultural practices. Register online at parks. cityofboise.org, by phone or email bpr@cityofboise.org. 6 p.m. FREE. Boise Public Library Hayes Auditorium, 715 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise, 208-608-7700, boisepubliclibrary.org.

Citizen GIRL SCOUTS OF SILVER SAGE—Troop leaders and coleaders are needed for K-12 girls. Training, mentoring, resources, and organizational support provided. You can tailor your level of involvement to fit your schedule and lifestyle. For more info, contact volunteersupportteam@ girlscouts-ssc.org or call. Through April 30. FREE. Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council, 1410 Etheridge Lane, Boise, 208-377-2011, ext. 4, girlscouts-ssc.org. VOLUNTEER AT THE ADA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE— The Ada County Sheriff’s Office has volunteer opportunities ranging from office assistance to Greenbelt patrol. Training and supervision will be provided. For more info, contact volunteer coordinator Caryl Humphries at or chumphries@adaweb.net. Through April 30. FREE. Ada County Sheriff’s Office, 7200 Barrister Drive, Boise, 208-577-3749 , adasheriff.org/CommunityPrograms/Volunteers.aspx. VOLUNTEER FOR COLOR ME RAD 5K—Special Olympics Idaho has been selected as the nonprofit beneficiary for the Color Me Rad 5K on Saturday, May 3. A minimum of 50 volunteers are needed to help out race organizers. Two shifts are available for race day: 7 a.m.-noon or noon-3 p.m. Sign up online at idso.org by clicking on the Color Me Rad logo. Through May 2. Expo Idaho (Fairgrounds), 5610 Glenwood St., Garden City, 208-287-5650, expoidaho.com.

SPRING BREAK ART CAMP FOR 1ST-3RD GRADES—Students will explore the elements of realistic and abstract art, while playing with a variety of materials, such as paint, yarn and plaster. Call or go online to register. Through March 28. 9 a.m. $50-$75. Sun Valley Center for Arts-Hailey, 314 Second Ave. S., Hailey, 208-726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org. SPRING BREAK ART CAMP FOR 4TH-5TH GRADES—Students will explore the elements of realistic and abstract art while playing with a variety of materials like paint, yarn and plaster. Call or go online to register. Through March 28. 2 p.m. $50-$75. Sun Valley Center for Arts-Hailey, 314 Second Ave. S., Hailey, 208-726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org. SPRING BREAK TENNIS CAMP— Kids ages 5 to 17 will learn the fundamentals of tennis using age-appropriate equipment. Lots of fun drills and games will reinforce basic skills. 10 a.m. $20-$25. Nampa Recreation Center, 131 Constitution Way, Nampa, 208468-5858, namparecreation.org. SPRING BREAK WITH BIRDS OF PREY—A discounted admission price and special activities for kids make for a great spring break destination. Activities include live bird presentations and craft projects. Prizes will be awarded to those who complete the special spring break scavenger hunt. Visitors also can enjoy films on birds of prey and tours of the Archives of Falconry. 10 a.m. $3-$5. FREE to members. World Center for Birds of Prey, 5668 W. Flying Hawk Lane, Boise, 208-362-8687, peregrinefund.org.

Odds & Ends BECOME A TEACHER—Learn how you can become a certified teacher in Idaho. Dates and times are subject to change. For up-todate info, call 1-877-669-2228 (Option 1) or email contact@abcte. org. 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Library at Cole and Ustick, 7557 W. Ustick Road, Boise, 208-570-6900, boisepubliclibrary.org. BOISE STAGE STOP SUMMERFEST REGISTRATION—Seeking car and motorcycle enthusiasts who want to show off their vehicle for the chance to win trophies and cash prizes. Also seeking food and other vendors. Register by May 1 for a free gift. Deadline: June 6. Get more info online. Boise Stage Stop, 23801 S. Orchard Access Road, I-84 off Exit 71, Boise, 208343-1367, boisestagestop.org.

Kids & Teens MAKE IT OR BREAK IT DURING SPRING BREAK—Craft building and dismantling for ages 4-12. 4 p.m. FREE. Garden City Library, 6015 Glenwood St., Garden City, 208-472-2941, notaquietlibrary. org. REUSEUM SPRING BREAK SESSIONS—The Reuseum has an entire week of workshop fun, science and learning mapped out for Spring Break. These workshops are for kids and adults alike, and are a way to keep yourself and your youngsters busy when school’s out of session. Visit educate.reuseum.org for details on fees and times. See Picks, Page 16. The Reuseum, 108 W. 33rd St., Garden City, 209-3757507, reuseum.com.

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THURSDAY MARCH 27 On Stage ALLEY REPERTORY THEATER: THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED—Ripped from Idaho and national headlines, this Tony Award nominee for Best Play by Douglas Carter Beane is a fast-paced and hilarious nontraditional love story. Get tickets online at or at the door. See Picks, Page 16. 8 p.m. $10-$15. Visual Arts Collective, 3638 Osage St., Garden City, 208-424-8297, littledoglaughed. bpt.me.

COMEDIAN SHAWN PELOFSKY—With featured act Matt Bragg. See Picks, Page 17. 8 p.m. $10. Liquid, 405 S. Eighth St., Ste. 110, Boise, 208-287-5379, liquidboise.com. MUSIC THEATRE OF IDAHO: GUYS AND DOLLS—Funny and romantic, Guys and Dolls is ideal for audiences of any age. For tickets, call 208-468-2385 or visit mtionline.org. 7:30 p.m. $18. Nampa Civic Center, 311 Third St. S., Nampa, 208-4685555, nampaciviccenter.com.

Literature BOOK SIGNING: RITA RODRIGUEZ—Author Rita Branham Rodriguez will read from and sign copies of her book, The Blue Doorknob, about the life of Cornelia Hart Farrer, founder of the Boise Art Museum and Art in the Park, who trained at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts during World War I. See Picks, Page 16. 6:30 p.m. FREE. Rediscovered Books, 180 N. Eighth St., Boise, 208-3764229, rdbooks.org.

Kids & Teens KIDS BOOK & MOVIE CLUB— Discuss a book and then watch the movie. This month’s feature is Charlotte’s Web. 4:30 p.m. FREE. Nampa Public Librar y, 101 11th Ave. S., Nampa, 208-4685800, nampalibrar y.org. MAKE IT OR BREAK IT DURING SPRING BREAK—See Wednesday. 4 p.m. FREE. Garden City Librar y, 6015 Glenwood St., Garden City, 208-472-2941, notaquietlibrar y.org. REUSEUM SPRING BREAK SESSIONS—See Wednesday. The Reuseum, 108 W. 33rd St., Garden City, 209-375-7507, reuseum.com. SPRING BREAK ART CAMP FOR 1ST-3RD GRADES—See Wednesday. 9 a.m. $50-$75. Sun Valley Center for Arts-Hailey, 314 Second Ave. S., Hailey, 208726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org. SPRING BREAK ART CAMP FOR 4TH-5TH GRADES—See Wednesday. 2 p.m. $50-$75. Sun Valley Center for Arts-Hailey, 314 Second Ave. S., Hailey, 208726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org. SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP: DECORATE YOUR DUDS—Learn to decorate, embellish and accessorize your wardrobe. 10 a.m. $13. University of Idaho Ada County Extension Office, 5880 Glenwood St., Boise, 208-3772107, uidaho.edu. SPRING BREAK TENNIS CAMP—See Wednesday. 10 a.m. $20-$25. Nampa Recreation Center, 131 Constitution Way, Nampa, 208-468-5858, namparecreation.org. SPRING BREAK WITH BIRDS OF PREY—See Wednesday. 10 a.m. $3-$5, FREE to members. World Center for Birds of Prey, 5668 W. Flying Hawk Lane, Boise, 208-362-8687, peregrinefund.org.

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Left Spurn: The science and history of anti-lefty bias

Boise Weekly Vol. 22 Issue 40  

Left Spurn: The science and history of anti-lefty bias