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Boise Electric Bikes Celebrates 1 Year

Idaho’s only dedicated electric bike store is celebrating one year in business. Boise Electric Bikes offers an alternative transportation option for those who want to get out on two wheels but would like a little extra help. E-bikes make commuting, hauling, and hills easier, and Boise Electric Bikes has a knowledgeable staff of E-bike enthusiasts who can help customers find the right bike to suit their particular needs. They offer a full-service shop and deal a wide selection of A2B, BH Easy Motion, Felt, Focus, Haibike, Izip, Kalkhoff, Xtracycle, and Urban Arrow E-bikes. Located in Boise’s historic West End, on the corner of 25th and Main.

ETC offers summer tennis camps

It’s not too soon to begin thinking about summer tennis camps for your children. Eagle Tennis Club is offering amazing programming in air-conditioned indoor courts in their brand new state-of-the-art facility. Camps are designed by age and skill level with a low child to tennis pro ratio to ensure each child has the best possible experience. Camps will utilize fun interactive games and drills, and ETC pros will be teaching the red ball, orange ball, green ball USTA standard to help children to learn and have success quickly. There is also a Tournament Training Performance Camp for various age groups. Email or call 208.938.3015 for more information.

Call for submissions – 39 Rooms 
Film Festival

The 39 Rooms Film Festival is a year-around, revolving showcase of films presented in a unique venue: a hotel room. Each of the 39 Rooms at the Modern Hotel will feature a select group of films for an entire year. The 39 Rooms Festival will also venture into the wilds outside of our hotel rooms to reach a Boise audience, bringing both local and international films to Idaho. These films contain landscape, craft and authentic Idaho soul. Visit for more information or submit your film at

Save the date – Spring Sprint Triathlon

Swim, bike, and run your way to a trophy in the Treasure Valley YMCA’s Spring Sprint Triathlon. Appropriate for all ages, the courses, which vary in distance, also suit both beginner and experienced triathletes. The swimming leg is on April 8th at the YMCA and the running and biking are on April 9th at Camel’s Back Park in Boise’s North End. The long course involves a 750-yard swim, a 12.5-mile bike, and a 3.1-mile run. The short course is a 200-yard swim, 5 mile bike, and 1 mile run. The events begin at 9:15am. Visit for more information about registration and event details.

Call for submissions – Payette Lakes Fine Art & Craft Fair

SK Productions invites artists to submit for the 26th Annual Payette Lakes Fine Art & Craft Fair in Gold Glove Park, McCall on August 20-21, 2016. All submissions must be hand-crafted, designed, or formulated by the artist and exhibitors must supply their own booths, tables, and displays. For new artists, the deadline to submit is 6/15/2016. For returning artists, the submission deadline is 4/15/2016. Visit or for more information and application materials.

Local Farmers Markets return

The Boise Farmers Market celebrates its opening day for 2016 on Saturday, April 2nd from 9am-1pm at 10th and Grove. Pick up vegetable starts for your own garden or stock up on great local produce and say hi to your favorite farmer. Visit for more information and vendors. The Capital City Public Market also returns this month, opening Saturday, April 16th from 9:30am-1:30pm. Hand-crafted art, food, and value-added products are staples of the Market. Visit for more information.

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