First Thursday - May 5, 2016 Events

First Thursday - May 5, 2016

Balcony Club 150 N 8TH ST 224

Join us for an evening of networking and education among business colleagues in an LGBT friendly environment. Learn how SBA programs and services can help you start building a stronger business today!

more info x 336-1313
Boise Public Library 715 S CAPITOL BLVD

Get ready for gardening season! Kids and adults can drop in and enjoy mini-workshops with the Boise Urban Garden School from 6:30-8pm in the Hayes Auditorium. Create a living necklace, learn about edible plants, and try a superfood salad!

384-4076
Connections Credit Union 249 N 9TH ST

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Fundraiser Stop by for hot dogs and a soda All Proceeds will go to the Idaho Diaper Bank

327-3445
Dragonfly 414 W MAIN ST

DRagonfly will be having a Sidewalk Sale

338-9234
Hairlines 409 S 8TH ST 100

Call today make an appointment for a new DU by Lui The Hair Whisperer! 383-9009

383-9009
The Owyhee 1109 W MAIN ST

Actors Forum: Come see local actors performing favorite monologues, show tunes and short scenes in front of a captive audience! 7-9pm- Free admission, free street parking after 6pm and Happy Hour appetizers and beverages. Located in the lobby of the Owyhee.

more info x 343-4611
Xtreme Fitness and Wellness 1114 W JEFFERSON ST

Enjoy fresh fruit and veggie smoothies! Tour the workout facility in connection with Endurance Boise. Meet the owners and coaches who will be available to answer any questions you may have about your fitness program.

310-489-0828

ART

Allan R. Ansell Photography, LLC

Allan Ansell; Open studio, complimentary portraits.

Art of Ward Hooper Gallery & Vintage Swank 745 W IDAHO ST

Come join us for the best local art and fantastic vintage finds from all over Idaho.

866-4627
Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

Weaver/designer, Sally Maag, straddles the worlds of fine art and craft bringing together a time-honored process in intricate, artistic, functional woven rugs. Artist Reception 5 – 9. Musical guest Steve Flick. Wines by Indian Creek Winery.

more info x 331-3374
Artisan Optics 190 N 8TH ST

This is our annual Mykita eyewear trunk show. The entire collection will be store 1pm to 8pm. Join us 5:30pm to 8pm for live music by Wayne White and wine tasting with Terra Native Winery.

more info x 338-0500
Bittercreek Alehouse 246 N. 8th St

Art of the Worm: Get to know the underground worms that Bittercreek Alehouse employs in their quest to eliminate organic waste. Tours start inside Bittercreek Alehouse on 246 N. 8th Street from 6-8:30pm.

Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Join us for a complementary wine tasting and local art!

336-8466
Boise Art Glass 1124 W FRONT ST

Watch FREE demonstrations or take a class while enjoying light snacks and wine or beer. CLASSES Make Your Own Olive Oil Bottle $40. SPECIAL GUESTS: Williamson Vineyards and Woodland Empire.

345-1825
Boise Art Museum 670 S JULIA DAVIS DR

BAM offers extended hours on First Thursday (10am-8pm). Admission by donation. From 4-7pm learn how artists and authors tell stories, then create your own narrative artwork. AND visit BAM’s booth at the Cultural District Block Party for Idaho Gives!

more info x 345-8330
Cherished Images Photography at The 8th Studio 521 S 8TH ST

Meet the artists and tour the studio in our upscale boutique studio located on the corner of South 8th and Fulton St. Creatives will appreciate the work, everyone will enjoy the refreshments!

331-2288
Chi E Shenam Westin

Art in the Alaska Center: Joseph Pacheco: Pen & ink drawings and mother's day cards Chi E Shenam Westin: introducing oil paintings of the Boise River, Spring Awakening

Cole Marr Photography Workshops and Coffeehouse 404 S 8TH ST L-100

Images From On the Road" by Michelle Halsey Opening Reception 6-9 p.m. 25 B&W and color photo images....Comfort food served... Come support our local artists.....

336-7630
Cultural District Block Party 516 S 9TH ST

Cultural District Block Party: Join Ballet Idaho, Boise Art Museum, Boise Contemporary Theater, Boise Philharmonic, Boise Rock School, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Opera Idaho, and the Morrison Center for an Idaho Gives Cultural District Block Party! Event will be 4-7pm in the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy parking lot, for all ages, food, drinks, and activities by each organization for families.

more info x 208-472-5251
District Coffee House 219 N 10TH ST

Featuring local artist Tyler Davis. We will also be offering a free pour over tasting of our current single-origin coffees. Come expand your pallet and learn more about the world's coffee varietals.

more info x 343-1089
Downtown Boise Association 101 S CAPITOL BLVD 203

First Thursday Scavenger Hunt in DowntownBoise! Participate and ENTER TO WIN A DOWNTOWN BOISE GIFT CARD! How to participate: Each month, visit 6 of the listed scavenger hunt locations. Look for this logo card on display at each location: each card will feature a fun fact about downtown! At each location you visit, take a photo or write down the 'fun fact' from the logo card Send in your 6 locations & facts to info@downtownboise.org and be entered in to win a $30.00 Downtown Boise Gift Card! Find us on social media to see this month's scavenger hunt locations, or pick up a Boise Weekly! #FirstThursdayBoise

more info x 385-7300
Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy 516 S 9TH ST

Boise's Arts Organizations present an Idaho Gives Arts Block Party featuring youth-oriented entertainment and performances. Music by Boise Rock School and Rock on Wheels. Plus, a free bounce-house for kids and various local food trucks on-site.

345-9116
Evermore Prints LLC 780 W MAIN ST

We are excited to present Minutia by Robert Matejcek featuring small-scale acrylic paintings and digital photographs of hand-crafted miniatures. Come enjoy great local art 5-9PM, light snacks and beverages by The Mode Lounge.

991-3837
Fettuccine Forum 718 W IDAHO ST, Rose Room

With the advent of the automobile, tourist camps and motor courts emerged to provide convenient respites for travelers. Barbara Perry Bauer will discuss local remnants of these havens and the role they played on Boise's burgeoning tourism scene.

more info x 433-5676
FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Make your own enameled jewelry using glass flowers & threads. Featuring beer and wine from Woodland Empire and Williamson Vineyards. All Mothers who mention our Mother's Day special will receive a $5 discount on classes!

208-345-1825
Flying M Coffeehouse 500 W IDAHO ST

Kim Lock presents: Urban Elements: Beauty, humor, abstraction, and the downright weird in the urban landscape. Join us on first Thursday to check out her new photography and grab a drink and a snack!

345-4320
Gallery 601 211 N 10TH ST

Gallery 601 Gives, "Caring Hearts and Hands of Hope", founded by Dr. Kituku. Meet Dr. Kituku, help support this very important organization. 20% of sales will be donated back to this school. Help educate the girls in Nguluni Kenya.

more info x 336-5899
Gallery Five18 518 AMERICANA BLVD

Five18 kicks off the new season with a Group Show!! Join an ensemble of 24 artists for this opening of art and jewelry known to this region. Payette Brewery will be pouring as you enjoy this spacious venue. May5th:5-9pm

342-3773
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

Dusty Klein is a Boise-based adventure photographer that enjoys snapping photographs of his travels around our beautiful state. His Stanley-influenced gallery is a collection of landscape images taken over the last couple years of exploring Idaho.

433-3934
High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Live music from the lovely and talented Megan Nelson begins at 6pm. $2 specialty mimosas with homemade juice all day. From-scratch menu & Local art for sale! Thehighnotecafe.com

429-1911
Idaho Blueprint & Supply Co. 619 W MAIN ST

Bonnie Peacher is our May artist and will be demonstrating tonight. We will have freebies and goodies. Stop by and talk to our Art Rep. Bonnie's pieces will be on display through the end of May.

344-7878
Idaho Made 108 N 6TH ST

Looking for that special gift for mom? We have it here at Idaho Made. Everything is local and handmade. We carry jewelry, plants, chocolate, pottery, cards, and much more! Refreshments. Open til 9pm First Thursday.

258-7459
LaBry Fine Art 404 S 8TH ST 166

LaBry Fine Art (with Mouvance Winery) and Bodovino join forces to bring you exceptional paintings, photographs and sculpture, and an excellent wine tasting experience. Please come to 8th Street Marketplace for an enjoyable evening.

985-6337
LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON) 104 S CAPITOL BLVD 200

Don’t let the pink fool you. LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON) also caters to men. This First Thursday, it’s all about the boys. Come drink beer, play corn hole and talk to waxologists about men’s waxing services. Of course, women are always welcome, too

333-1444
LUX Fashion Lounge 817 W IDAHO ST

We have new and resale mens and womens clothing for a fraction of retail price! Come check out our unique selection of Jewelry, hats and purses. Different local art in store each month. Thanks Boise for over a decade! Luv, Your Lux!

344-4589
Mixed Greens | Modern Gifts 237 N 9TH ST

May Idaho 1st Thursday coincides with Idaho Gives. Show us that you donated and receive 20% off your entire purchase! Stop by for tastes from Crooked Fence Brewing and Steph's Seriously Good Salsa (it's also Cinco De Mayo!).

344-1605
Que Pasa 409 S 8TH ST 99

! Come and enjoy the best in Mexican expression! Thousands of items from Mexican master craftsmen. Sterling silver, pottery, blown glass, Talavera, Dragons , Fairies , Mermaids, and Day of The Dead.

more info x 385-9018
R. Grey Jewelry Gallery 415 S 8TH ST

Featuring our first ever jewelry show of New York artist Adel Chefridi. Come find the perfect present for Mother's Day! Hosting local non-profit Gratis Humanitarian Aid Network, supporting education and health care transformation in Africa. Welcoming donations.

385-9337
Rediscovered Bookshop 180 N 8TH ST

May - Carter Niemeyer Reading and Signing Wolfland -7 p.m. Niemeyer has followed wolves - and captured many - since he helped reintroduce them in the Northern Rockies in the mid-1990s. In his second memoir, “Wolf Land,” he takes us across the rugged West as he tracks wolves, shares in their lives and seeks middle ground for these iconic animals, both on the land and in our hearts.

376-4229
Solid Grill & Bar 405 S 8TH ST 100

FREE TASTING! FREE ART SHOW! FREE APPETIZERS! SOLID HAS 2 FOR 1 DRINKS! HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS! LIVE MUSIC! SOLID IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR FIRST THURSDAY!

345-6620
The Amsterdam Lounge 607 W MAIN ST

Come visit our comfy Amsterdam Lounge surrounded by local artistry and live music by Jake Ineck! Swing by & support our local artists! Don't forget the delicious wine tasting or a satiating coffee cocktail. It's getting chilly out there!

345-9515
The Mode Lounge 800 W IDAHO ST 120

Judson Cottrell Fractial Art display.

342-6633
The Record Exchange 1105 W IDAHO ST

Thomas Paul 'Singalongs' Album Release Party and Peregrine Fund Idaho Gives Friendraiser 5:3pm. Live release-day set from Paul and his band, live raptors and presentations, free Payette Brewing Co. beer.

344-8010
Zee's Rooftop Cafe 250 S 5TH ST 900

Music by Douglas Cameron. $5 wine tasting benefits Boise MS.

381-0034

MUSIC

Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Come and Support the Children's Miracle Network in conjunction with the Miss Idaho Pageant. Part of our proceeds will be donated to these two great organizations. Live Music, Wine and Local Beer tastings. $5.00 Appetizers. Come meet the contestants!! Fun!!

more info x 342-4900
Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

Weaver/designer, Sally Maag, straddles the worlds of fine art and craft bringing together a time-honored process in intricate, artistic, functional woven rugs. Artist Reception 5 – 9. Musical guest Steve Flick. Wines by Indian Creek Winery.

more info x 331-3374
Artisan Optics 190 N 8TH ST

This is our annual Mykita eyewear trunk show. The entire collection will be store 1pm to 8pm. Join us 5:30pm to 8pm for live music by Wayne White and wine tasting with Terra Native Winery.

more info x 338-0500
Cultural District Block Party 516 S 9TH ST

Cultural District Block Party: Join Ballet Idaho, Boise Art Museum, Boise Contemporary Theater, Boise Philharmonic, Boise Rock School, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Opera Idaho, and the Morrison Center for an Idaho Gives Cultural District Block Party! Event will be 4-7pm in the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy parking lot, for all ages, food, drinks, and activities by each organization for families.

more info x 208-472-5251
Downtown Boise Association 101 S CAPITOL BLVD 203

First Thursday Scavenger Hunt in DowntownBoise! Participate and ENTER TO WIN A DOWNTOWN BOISE GIFT CARD! How to participate: Each month, visit 6 of the listed scavenger hunt locations. Look for this logo card on display at each location: each card will feature a fun fact about downtown! At each location you visit, take a photo or write down the 'fun fact' from the logo card Send in your 6 locations & facts to info@downtownboise.org and be entered in to win a $30.00 Downtown Boise Gift Card! Find us on social media to see this month's scavenger hunt locations, or pick up a Boise Weekly! #FirstThursdayBoise

more info x 385-7300
Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy 516 S 9TH ST

Boise's Arts Organizations present an Idaho Gives Arts Block Party featuring youth-oriented entertainment and performances. Music by Boise Rock School and Rock on Wheels. Plus, a free bounce-house for kids and various local food trucks on-site.

345-9116
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

Dusty Klein is a Boise-based adventure photographer that enjoys snapping photographs of his travels around our beautiful state. His Stanley-influenced gallery is a collection of landscape images taken over the last couple years of exploring Idaho.

433-3934
Ha Penny Bridge Irish Pub 855 W BROAD ST 5-250

We will be giving a 20% discount to all customers for the First Thursday Event.There will be live music for your enjoyment. We have a nice outside deck for you to enjoy if weather permits. See you here.

343-5568
Happy Fish Sushi / MartiniBar 855 W BROAD ST 111

We will be giving a 20% discount to all customers during the First Thursday Event. Come in for some great sushi. All sushi is rolled to order and made with the freshest ingredients. We also have a full bar.

343-4810
High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Live music from the lovely and talented Megan Nelson begins at 6pm. $2 specialty mimosas with homemade juice all day. From-scratch menu & Local art for sale! Thehighnotecafe.com

429-1911
Radio Boise 1020 W MAIN ST 50

Open Studio, come by and check it out.

258-2072
SACA Entertainment 1020 W MAIN ST 40

SACA Entertainment- Music in the atrium

hollyd@ctagroup-com
Solid Grill & Bar 405 S 8TH ST 100

FREE TASTING! FREE ART SHOW! FREE APPETIZERS! SOLID HAS 2 FOR 1 DRINKS! HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS! LIVE MUSIC! SOLID IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR FIRST THURSDAY!

345-6620
The Amsterdam Lounge 607 W MAIN ST

Come visit our comfy Amsterdam Lounge surrounded by local artistry and live music by Jake Ineck! Swing by & support our local artists! Don't forget the delicious wine tasting or a satiating coffee cocktail. It's getting chilly out there!

345-9515
The Record Exchange 1105 W IDAHO ST

Thomas Paul 'Singalongs' Album Release Party and Peregrine Fund Idaho Gives Friendraiser 5:3pm. Live release-day set from Paul and his band, live raptors and presentations, free Payette Brewing Co. beer.

344-8010
Zee's Rooftop Cafe 250 S 5TH ST 900

Music by Douglas Cameron. $5 wine tasting benefits Boise MS.

381-0034

DINE

Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Come and Support the Children's Miracle Network in conjunction with the Miss Idaho Pageant. Part of our proceeds will be donated to these two great organizations. Live Music, Wine and Local Beer tastings. $5.00 Appetizers. Come meet the contestants!! Fun!!

more info x 342-4900
Basque Market 608 W GROVE ST

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us! We will have a Latin inspired Tapas bar & Mango-Lime Sangaritas starting at 5pm. Our famous Paella will be served at 6 pm. Come early & make sure to get a seat.

433-1208
Ben & Jerry's 103 N 10TH ST

As always $1.00 per scoop all day on First Thursday!

342-1992
Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Join us for a complementary wine tasting and local art!

336-8466
Boise Art Glass 1124 W FRONT ST

Watch FREE demonstrations or take a class while enjoying light snacks and wine or beer. CLASSES Make Your Own Olive Oil Bottle $40. SPECIAL GUESTS: Williamson Vineyards and Woodland Empire.

345-1825
Bonefish Grill 855 W BROAD ST 5-225

Join us at Bonefish Grill in BODO for $6 Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer from 4:00pm to close, with purchase. Happy Hour 3:00p-6:30p, 9:00pm-Close.

433-1234
Brickyard Steakhouse 601 W MAIN ST

First Thursday dinner feature...First of the season fresh Halibut fillet stuffed with feta and pesto flat grilled and presented over spring vegetable risotto.

287-2121
Capitol Cellars 110 S 5TH ST

Capitol Cellars welcomes First Thursday guests! Offering 25% off Idaho wines by the bottle & Pinney's Potato Croquette's for $7.43 starting at 5 p.m. 5th & Main, Downtown!

344-9463
Chandlers 981 W GROVE ST

Chandlers celebrates the New Social Hour from 4 to 6 pm, offering a menu of delicious small plates and creative cocktails all priced between $5 and $7. This menu is exclusive to these hours ONLY! Join us for some special new bites.

more info x 383-4300
Costa Vida 801 W MAIN ST 101

The coast is calling at Costa Vida downtown. Surf in for the best beach-inspired fresh Mexican food now downtown, on the Grove!

429-4109
Cultural District Block Party 516 S 9TH ST

Cultural District Block Party: Join Ballet Idaho, Boise Art Museum, Boise Contemporary Theater, Boise Philharmonic, Boise Rock School, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Opera Idaho, and the Morrison Center for an Idaho Gives Cultural District Block Party! Event will be 4-7pm in the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy parking lot, for all ages, food, drinks, and activities by each organization for families.

more info x 208-472-5251
Downtown Boise Association 101 S CAPITOL BLVD 203

First Thursday Scavenger Hunt in DowntownBoise! Participate and ENTER TO WIN A DOWNTOWN BOISE GIFT CARD! How to participate: Each month, visit 6 of the listed scavenger hunt locations. Look for this logo card on display at each location: each card will feature a fun fact about downtown! At each location you visit, take a photo or write down the 'fun fact' from the logo card Send in your 6 locations & facts to info@downtownboise.org and be entered in to win a $30.00 Downtown Boise Gift Card! Find us on social media to see this month's scavenger hunt locations, or pick up a Boise Weekly! #FirstThursdayBoise

more info x 385-7300
Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria 800 W MAIN ST 230

Happy Hour from 4-6 with 50% off ALL cocktails, beer and wine. After 5pm, 20% off all bottles of wine until its gone! Kids under 12 eat free with the purchase of an adult meal. Limit two per table.

287-4757
Fresh Off The Hook Seafood 401 S 8TH ST

Voted "Best of Boise" 10 years in a row! We will be offering $2 off all beer on tap, wine, and appetizers! Enjoy a great selection of beer, wine, appetizers such as Calamari Strips, Seared Ahi, Crab Cakes and more!

343-0220
Guido's New York Style Pizzeria 235 N 5TH ST

Pizza with an attitude! Large one topping pizza and 1 bottle of select white wine or red, or 2 bottles of beer, or 4 fountain sodas - for $22 plus tax! Dine in only.

345-9011
Ha Penny Bridge Irish Pub 855 W BROAD ST 5-250

We will be giving a 20% discount to all customers for the First Thursday Event.There will be live music for your enjoyment. We have a nice outside deck for you to enjoy if weather permits. See you here.

343-5568
Happy Fish Sushi / MartiniBar 855 W BROAD ST 111

We will be giving a 20% discount to all customers during the First Thursday Event. Come in for some great sushi. All sushi is rolled to order and made with the freshest ingredients. We also have a full bar.

343-4810
High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Live music from the lovely and talented Megan Nelson begins at 6pm. $2 specialty mimosas with homemade juice all day. From-scratch menu & Local art for sale! Thehighnotecafe.com

429-1911
Jamba Juice 132 N 8TH ST

Free Samples of our Premium Freshly Squeezed Juices including all natural fresh produce All Day Long

658-1765
Leaf Teahouse 212 N 9TH ST

Try bites of our summer pastry features and free tastes of our newest teas: Mandarin Orange Pu'er and High Mountain Oolong. All bulk tea 15% off after 5pm.

336-5323
Old Chicago 730 W IDAHO ST

Happy Hour from 4 to 7 great food specials,$1.00 off all pints, $3.00 Wells, $3.00 Domestic tall drafts and $4.00 OC iced teas or house wine!

363-0037
Reef 105 S 6TH ST

First Thursday dinner feature...Albacore Tuna Roll with a Kona Mango Sauce served with Miso Soup and a Sesame Salad

287-9200
Saint Lawrence Gridiron 705 W BANNOCK ST

For First Thursday, we will be featuring dishes that were built in, and delivered in collaboration with cooks from Life's Kitchen, as well as donating a proceeds from those dishes to Life's Kitchen.

433-5598
Snake River Tea 801 W MAIN ST 103

Join us for First Thursday for BOGO 12oz tea drinks and 30% off ALL loose leaf tea purchases. As always, we offer 3 FREE daily tea samples for you to try before you buy.

336-7948
Snake River Winery 786 W BROAD ST

Join us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Idaho Gives. Create Common Good will be bringing Steph's Seriously Good Salsas and we will be serving wine margaritas along with our complimentary wine flight. Ole'

345-9463
Solid Grill & Bar 405 S 8TH ST 100

FREE TASTING! FREE ART SHOW! FREE APPETIZERS! SOLID HAS 2 FOR 1 DRINKS! HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS! LIVE MUSIC! SOLID IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR FIRST THURSDAY!

345-6620
Superb Sushi 280 N 8TH ST 104

Swing on down and sample some awesome wines and also our in house Smoked Salmon samples! Unlimited dollar Nigiri with the purchase of any sushi roll all night long! We are located beneath Thomas Hammer Coffee- (8th & Bannock) 385-0123.

385-0123
The Amsterdam Lounge 607 W MAIN ST

Come visit our comfy Amsterdam Lounge surrounded by local artistry and live music by Jake Ineck! Swing by & support our local artists! Don't forget the delicious wine tasting or a satiating coffee cocktail. It's getting chilly out there!

345-9515
The Chocolat Bar 805 W BANNOCK ST

Check out all of our Mother's Day gifts.Let us pamper all the Mother's in your life! Beautiful gift boxes, solid chocolate high heels and delicious truffles!Coiled Winery will be pairing their wonderful wines with our chocolate. Great gift idea-wine and chocolate!

338-7771
The Front Door 105 S 6TH ST

Cinco de Mayo Tequila and Beer pairing. Come join us at 6 pm for a very special liquor & beer pairing and step outside of the macro light lagers and cheap tequila. We will be featuring 3 tequilas paired with craft beer and our chef will be preparing a special Mexican/Italian fusion menu for the evening.

287-9201
The Melting Pot 200 N 6TH ST 100

Join us for our First Thursday 2 for $22 special. You receive a cheese fondue for 2 and 2 glasses of house wine.

343-8800
Wear Boise 828 W IDAHO ST

Join us from 4:30-8:00p on 5/5 for First Thursday! Barbarian Brewing will be pouring their delicious beer, we'll have Cake Ballers on hand, and 15% of all Wear Boise sales will go to PAWS Rescue!

680-6017
Zee's Rooftop Cafe 250 S 5TH ST 900

Music by Douglas Cameron. $5 wine tasting benefits Boise MS.

381-0034

SHOP

Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

Weaver/designer, Sally Maag, straddles the worlds of fine art and craft bringing together a time-honored process in intricate, artistic, functional woven rugs. Artist Reception 5 – 9. Musical guest Steve Flick. Wines by Indian Creek Winery.

more info x 331-3374
Artisan Optics 190 N 8TH ST

This is our annual Mykita eyewear trunk show. The entire collection will be store 1pm to 8pm. Join us 5:30pm to 8pm for live music by Wayne White and wine tasting with Terra Native Winery.

more info x 338-0500
Atomic Treasures 409 S 8TH ST

Stop in check our collection of vintage, retro, art and found objects. Decorative and unique treasures for home. Jewelry, books, collectibles, and vintage ephemera. Weird Stuff, Cool Junk! Unusual and unforgettable Gifts!

more info x 344-0811
Ava Rae Boutique 439 S CAPITOL BLVD

Shop for a cause!! Come celebrate Idaho "Gives" Day with, we have partnered with Relay for Life Boise and 20% of sales will be donated to end the fight against cancer!

more info x 576-6881
Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Join us for a complementary wine tasting and local art!

336-8466
Christian Science Reading Room 222 N 10 ST

First Thursday event includes specials on products as well as audio/visual presentations on spiritual healing based on the Bible.

344-5301
Crazy Neighbor 1415 W GROVE ST

As part of IDAHO GIVES we will be donating 5% of store sales for Thursday to Boise Contemporary Theater (BCT). Plus a great SALE: 20% OFF all jewelry(just in time for Mothers Day). Drawings and refreshments. Open until 8pm

957-6480
Cultural District Block Party 516 S 9TH ST

Cultural District Block Party: Join Ballet Idaho, Boise Art Museum, Boise Contemporary Theater, Boise Philharmonic, Boise Rock School, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Opera Idaho, and the Morrison Center for an Idaho Gives Cultural District Block Party! Event will be 4-7pm in the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy parking lot, for all ages, food, drinks, and activities by each organization for families.

more info x 208-472-5251
Downtown Boise Association 101 S CAPITOL BLVD 203

First Thursday Scavenger Hunt in DowntownBoise! Participate and ENTER TO WIN A DOWNTOWN BOISE GIFT CARD! How to participate: Each month, visit 6 of the listed scavenger hunt locations. Look for this logo card on display at each location: each card will feature a fun fact about downtown! At each location you visit, take a photo or write down the 'fun fact' from the logo card Send in your 6 locations & facts to info@downtownboise.org and be entered in to win a $30.00 Downtown Boise Gift Card! Find us on social media to see this month's scavenger hunt locations, or pick up a Boise Weekly! #FirstThursdayBoise

more info x 385-7300
Foot Dynamics 1021 W MAIN ST

Save an additional 10% off all items already on sale!

386-3338
Gallery 601 211 N 10TH ST

Gallery 601 Gives, "Caring Hearts and Hands of Hope", founded by Dr. Kituku. Meet Dr. Kituku, help support this very important organization. 20% of sales will be donated back to this school. Help educate the girls in Nguluni Kenya.

more info x 336-5899
High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Live music from the lovely and talented Megan Nelson begins at 6pm. $2 specialty mimosas with homemade juice all day. From-scratch menu & Local art for sale! Thehighnotecafe.com

429-1911
Idaho Blueprint & Supply Co. 619 W MAIN ST

Bonnie Peacher is our May artist and will be demonstrating tonight. We will have freebies and goodies. Stop by and talk to our Art Rep. Bonnie's pieces will be on display through the end of May.

344-7878
Idaho Gives 9th and Main

Come down and celebrate the 4th Annual Idaho Gives! Make a donation to your favorite nonprofits and give them a chance to win extra award money. Live entertainment from local nonprofits. No-host bar and appetizers provided by Berryhill.

Idaho Made 108 N 6TH ST

Looking for that special gift for mom? We have it here at Idaho Made. Everything is local and handmade. We carry jewelry, plants, chocolate, pottery, cards, and much more! Refreshments. Open til 9pm First Thursday.

258-7459
Josie Annes Boutique 404 S 8TH ST 150

Come in and shop our new spring items. We have the perfect gifts for all those Mother's out there! We will also, be giving away a free gift!

424-8900
LaNeige Bridal and Tux 1020 W MAIN ST 104

Open tonight!

541-0441
Leaf Teahouse 212 N 9TH ST

Try bites of our summer pastry features and free tastes of our newest teas: Mandarin Orange Pu'er and High Mountain Oolong. All bulk tea 15% off after 5pm.

336-5323
LUX Fashion Lounge 817 W IDAHO ST

We have new and resale mens and womens clothing for a fraction of retail price! Come check out our unique selection of Jewelry, hats and purses. Different local art in store each month. Thanks Boise for over a decade! Luv, Your Lux!

344-4589
Marla June Clothing Company 811 W BANNOCK ST

we will be having Sawtooth winery with us that evening along with special sales on selected items

333-9561
McU Sports 822 W JEFFERSON ST

Beginner Bike Maintenance Class. Learn how to change a flat tire, when to lube/change your chain and basics of how to care for your Bike. Come join us at Boise Bike/McU Sports from 5:30 to 6:30pm on Thursday May 5th.

342-7734
Mixed Greens | Modern Gifts 237 N 9TH ST

May Idaho 1st Thursday coincides with Idaho Gives. Show us that you donated and receive 20% off your entire purchase! Stop by for tastes from Crooked Fence Brewing and Steph's Seriously Good Salsa (it's also Cinco De Mayo!).

344-1605
Mr. Peabody's Optical Shoppe 409 S 8TH ST 101

We now take vision insurance. We are always getting in new frame styles. Get frame and single vision lenses starting at $95.00.

344-1390
Que Pasa 409 S 8TH ST 99

! Come and enjoy the best in Mexican expression! Thousands of items from Mexican master craftsmen. Sterling silver, pottery, blown glass, Talavera, Dragons , Fairies , Mermaids, and Day of The Dead.

more info x 385-9018
Ruby Lou Clothing Boutique 130 N 8TH ST

Join us in support of an amazing non-profit. 20% of Brighton sales will benefit The Cancer Connection Idaho as well as 10% of all other sales that evening. Brighton staff and The Cancer Connection staff on hand. Sips and treats

333-9610
Scottrade Securities 176 N 9TH ST

Come by and say hello to the Scottrade team and the newest team member from Salt Lake City. We'll have some goodies to share as well.

433-9333
Snake River Tea 801 W MAIN ST 103

Join us for First Thursday for BOGO 12oz tea drinks and 30% off ALL loose leaf tea purchases. As always, we offer 3 FREE daily tea samples for you to try before you buy.

336-7948
The Amsterdam Lounge 607 W MAIN ST

Come visit our comfy Amsterdam Lounge surrounded by local artistry and live music by Jake Ineck! Swing by & support our local artists! Don't forget the delicious wine tasting or a satiating coffee cocktail. It's getting chilly out there!

345-9515
The Mixing Bowl 216 N 9TH ST

Spring Greetings! Mother's Day is well, . . . 3 days away! We're chaulked full of nifty gifts she will absolutely love! Take 10% off the gift of your choice, tonight, from 5-9pm. As always, we're more than happy to wrap!

345-6025
The North Face 802 W IDAHO ST

Come check out our Tek Hike Kits and the Homestead Camping Collection just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Need a gift for Mom? The Aphrodite Collection is just what she's looking for!

331-9790
Title Nine 170 N 8TH ST

2016 Bra Fit Fest! Get personalized bra fitting advise from a bravangelist expert! Bras for sports, work to workout, everyday and date night. ! Come by and check it out!

342-1493
Wear Boise 828 W IDAHO ST

Join us from 4:30-8:00p on 5/5 for First Thursday! Barbarian Brewing will be pouring their delicious beer, we'll have Cake Ballers on hand, and 15% of all Wear Boise sales will go to PAWS Rescue!

680-6017
Weekend BBQ Store 102 N 6TH ST

Join us for a beer and wine tasting from 5pm-8pm! 20% off beer and wine purchases. Come by and check out the store!

343-4321

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Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Come and Support the Children's Miracle Network in conjunction with the Miss Idaho Pageant. Part of our proceeds will be donated to these two great organizations. Live Music, Wine and Local Beer tastings. $5.00 Appetizers. Come meet the contestants!! Fun!!

more info x 342-4900
Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

Weaver/designer, Sally Maag, straddles the worlds of fine art and craft bringing together a time-honored process in intricate, artistic, functional woven rugs. Artist Reception 5 – 9. Musical guest Steve Flick. Wines by Indian Creek Winery.

more info x 331-3374
Artisan Optics 190 N 8TH ST

This is our annual Mykita eyewear trunk show. The entire collection will be store 1pm to 8pm. Join us 5:30pm to 8pm for live music by Wayne White and wine tasting with Terra Native Winery.

more info x 338-0500
Bardenay 610 W GROVE ST

Tour the Distillery! Every 1st Thursday you can always catch the Distillers & find out all you want to know about our Nation's first Small Batch Distillery Pub. A Boise Original indeed!

426-0538
Basque Market 608 W GROVE ST

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us! We will have a Latin inspired Tapas bar & Mango-Lime Sangaritas starting at 5pm. Our famous Paella will be served at 6 pm. Come early & make sure to get a seat.

433-1208
Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Join us for a complementary wine tasting and local art!

336-8466
Boise Art Glass 1124 W FRONT ST

Watch FREE demonstrations or take a class while enjoying light snacks and wine or beer. CLASSES Make Your Own Olive Oil Bottle $40. SPECIAL GUESTS: Williamson Vineyards and Woodland Empire.

345-1825
Cultural District Block Party 516 S 9TH ST

Cultural District Block Party: Join Ballet Idaho, Boise Art Museum, Boise Contemporary Theater, Boise Philharmonic, Boise Rock School, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Opera Idaho, and the Morrison Center for an Idaho Gives Cultural District Block Party! Event will be 4-7pm in the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy parking lot, for all ages, food, drinks, and activities by each organization for families.

more info x 208-472-5251
District Coffee House 219 N 10TH ST

Featuring local artist Tyler Davis. We will also be offering a free pour over tasting of our current single-origin coffees. Come expand your pallet and learn more about the world's coffee varietals.

more info x 343-1089
Downtown Boise Association 101 S CAPITOL BLVD 203

First Thursday Scavenger Hunt in DowntownBoise! Participate and ENTER TO WIN A DOWNTOWN BOISE GIFT CARD! How to participate: Each month, visit 6 of the listed scavenger hunt locations. Look for this logo card on display at each location: each card will feature a fun fact about downtown! At each location you visit, take a photo or write down the 'fun fact' from the logo card Send in your 6 locations & facts to info@downtownboise.org and be entered in to win a $30.00 Downtown Boise Gift Card! Find us on social media to see this month's scavenger hunt locations, or pick up a Boise Weekly! #FirstThursdayBoise

more info x 385-7300
Evermore Prints LLC 780 W MAIN ST

We are excited to present Minutia by Robert Matejcek featuring small-scale acrylic paintings and digital photographs of hand-crafted miniatures. Come enjoy great local art 5-9PM, light snacks and beverages by The Mode Lounge.

991-3837
Inn at 500 333 S CAPITOL BLVD

Join the Inn at 500 Capitol for a tour of our pre-opening model room and a glass of local wine. Get a sneak peek into the thoughtful design elements and extraordinary experience that visitors can expect at downtown Boise’s new luxury hotel. Our studio includes a full model room complete with en suite bathroom, bar, fireplace and balcony. The studio also includes a model of an over-bed nook that will feature home grown art installations. Attendees will be entered into a weekly prize drawing and a chance to win a very special stay during the Inn at 500 Capitol’s New Years Eve grand opening.

more info x (208) 227-0500
LaBry Fine Art 404 S 8TH ST 166

LaBry Fine Art (with Mouvance Winery) and Bodovino join forces to bring you exceptional paintings, photographs and sculpture, and an excellent wine tasting experience. Please come to 8th Street Marketplace for an enjoyable evening.

985-6337
LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON) 104 S CAPITOL BLVD 200

Don’t let the pink fool you. LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON) also caters to men. This First Thursday, it’s all about the boys. Come drink beer, play corn hole and talk to waxologists about men’s waxing services. Of course, women are always welcome, too

333-1444
Mixed Greens | Modern Gifts 237 N 9TH ST

May Idaho 1st Thursday coincides with Idaho Gives. Show us that you donated and receive 20% off your entire purchase! Stop by for tastes from Crooked Fence Brewing and Steph's Seriously Good Salsa (it's also Cinco De Mayo!).

344-1605
Olivin Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom 218 N 9TH ST

Olivin is proud to announce that Cinder Wine will be pouring there fabulous wines tonight. Many ideas for your Mother Day Gifts. Olivin will offer a 10% discount on purchases over $40.

344-0306
Ruby Lou Clothing Boutique 130 N 8TH ST

Join us in support of an amazing non-profit. 20% of Brighton sales will benefit The Cancer Connection Idaho as well as 10% of all other sales that evening. Brighton staff and The Cancer Connection staff on hand. Sips and treats

333-9610
SHIFT Boutique 807 W BANNOCK ST

Wine tasting from Split Rail and we will be highlighting Dress For Succes as part of Idaho Gives Month. 10% of sales from 5-8 will be donated to Dress for Success, anybody who donates an item will receive 15% off theirpurchase.

331-7806
Snake River Tea 801 W MAIN ST 103

Join us for First Thursday for BOGO 12oz tea drinks and 30% off ALL loose leaf tea purchases. As always, we offer 3 FREE daily tea samples for you to try before you buy.

336-7948
Snake River Winery 786 W BROAD ST

Join us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Idaho Gives. Create Common Good will be bringing Steph's Seriously Good Salsas and we will be serving wine margaritas along with our complimentary wine flight. Ole'

345-9463
Solid Grill & Bar 405 S 8TH ST 100

FREE TASTING! FREE ART SHOW! FREE APPETIZERS! SOLID HAS 2 FOR 1 DRINKS! HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS! LIVE MUSIC! SOLID IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR FIRST THURSDAY!

345-6620
Superb Sushi 280 N 8TH ST 104

Swing on down and sample some awesome wines and also our in house Smoked Salmon samples! Unlimited dollar Nigiri with the purchase of any sushi roll all night long! We are located beneath Thomas Hammer Coffee- (8th & Bannock) 385-0123.

385-0123
The Amsterdam Lounge 607 W MAIN ST

Come visit our comfy Amsterdam Lounge surrounded by local artistry and live music by Jake Ineck! Swing by & support our local artists! Don't forget the delicious wine tasting or a satiating coffee cocktail. It's getting chilly out there!

345-9515
The Front Door 105 S 6TH ST

Cinco de Mayo Tequila and Beer pairing. Come join us at 6 pm for a very special liquor & beer pairing and step outside of the macro light lagers and cheap tequila. We will be featuring 3 tequilas paired with craft beer and our chef will be preparing a special Mexican/Italian fusion menu for the evening.

287-9201
The Record Exchange 1105 W IDAHO ST

Thomas Paul 'Singalongs' Album Release Party and Peregrine Fund Idaho Gives Friendraiser 5:3pm. Live release-day set from Paul and his band, live raptors and presentations, free Payette Brewing Co. beer.

344-8010
Trader Joe's 300 S CAPITOL BLVD

Have spring fever? Come for a taste of our May Flyer! Don't forget to check out our beer, cheese, and wine pairings! Can't wait to see you there!

336-7282
Wear Boise 828 W IDAHO ST

Join us from 4:30-8:00p on 5/5 for First Thursday! Barbarian Brewing will be pouring their delicious beer, we'll have Cake Ballers on hand, and 15% of all Wear Boise sales will go to PAWS Rescue!

680-6017
Weekend BBQ Store 102 N 6TH ST

Join us for a beer and wine tasting from 5pm-8pm! 20% off beer and wine purchases. Come by and check out the store!

343-4321
Zee's Rooftop Cafe 250 S 5TH ST 900

Music by Douglas Cameron. $5 wine tasting benefits Boise MS.

381-0034