First Thursday - May 7, 2015 Events

First Thursday - May 7, 2015

Boise Public Library 715 S CAPITOL BLVD

Idaho Dance Theatre is bringing the Magic of Dance to Boise Public Library for First Thursday! Magic of Dance is an entertaining and interactive kids show--fun for all ages. The library is taking care of the cost so you can attend for free! 6:30 p.m.

more info x 384-4076
Idaho Gives 9th and Main

Celebrate Idaho Gives Day with Boise nonprofits and the Idaho Nonprofit Center! You can find Idaho Gives at Grind Modern Burger 705 W FULTON ST and at Tiger Prop 850 W MAIN ST

Tiger Prop 850 W MAIN ST

Tiger Prop is celebrating our downtown Grand Opening by hosting the Headquarters for Idaho Gives! We are honored to be a part of this one-day fundraising event where people across our state come together for Idaho nonprofits. Come join us and celebrate giving!

914-6117

ART

Alaska Center 1020 W MAIN ST

The Flowers of Spring. Edible sculptures of the May flowers. Oil Painting by Chi E Shenam. Mothers Day cards and art by Joseph Pacheco. Complementary cupcakes from Lilly Janes. Radio Boise open studio. CIEE will be here accepting hose family applications for foreign exchange students.

Allan R. Ansell Photography, LLC

Allan Ansell; Celebration of Gay Marriage and the Constitution, a photography exhibit of Gay couples Married by Council Woman, Mary Ann Jorden on Oct. 15.

Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Movies on the Lawn! Free! Starting May 7th and every First Thursday through September. We will have a Classic Movie Night with Amphitheatre Seating on the Lawn. May 7th John Wayne Night Rio Bravo. Be sure to check out the "Western" menu and Specials on our website!! Fun! Fun!

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

Wendy Wooding’s new work “Landscape & Color” uses various glass components to achieve landscape settings in kiln formed glass. Her colorful vessels are enhanced with enamels, crushed glass and liquid gold. Opening reception May 7th from 5pm to 9pm. Also featuring harpist Julia Robinson and wines by Indian Creek.

more info x 331-3374
BANANA ink 280 N 8TH ST 100

BANANA ink will be setting up a special selection of our Idaho apparel on display at Mixed Greens! Discounts on all our Idaho gear!

345-1288
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.

Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Glassblowing demonstrations by Boise native, Cheyenne Malcolm from 7-10pm. Boise Brewing & Potter Wines will be sampling & selling wine. LIVE music by Spoon Dragon. CLASSES Make Your Own Glass Cup $40 per session. Make Your Own Glass Enamel Art $25 per session. Please Call to sign up 345 1825

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Boise Escape 1401 W JEFFERSON ST

Scour the city to solve puzzles and discover hidden secrets while completing a scavenger hunt that will take you through downtown Boise first Thursday events. Get your Scavenger list at Boise Escape (1401 W Jefferson). Your name will go in to a drawing for a free escape game!! Good Luck!

991-0419
Bricolage 418 S 6TH ST

(Post) Modern Art at Bricolage! Featured artist Liz Flores (photographs) and maker of the month Betsy Hinze (fine craft). Snacks and surprises, as always.

more info x 345-3718
Buns in the Oven 413 S 8TH ST A

Does beer let your milk down as well as it does your hair? Join us to find out! Beer tasting and answers from lactation/prenatal specialist Carrie Anstrand. Lactating? Awesome! ALL nursing bras/lounge 25% OFF! Artistic bonus; we're featuring gorgeous handcrafted baby & school-year books by HugsXO.

342-5683
Chi E Shenam Westin

Art in the Alaska Center. Photography by Allen Ansell, complementary Portraits. Landscapes of the west by Chi E Shenam Westin, Pen and ink by Joseph Pacheco.

Crazy Neighbor 1415 W GROVE ST

Please join us for the Opening Reception of "Mini Menagerie" featuring small works by local artists: Laurie Blakeslee, Karen Bubb,Ellen DeAngelis and Jessie Proksa. Exhibit runs through May 30 2015.Refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres served.

more info x 957-6480
District Coffee House 219 N 10TH ST

Come view local art and experience a free single origin pour over coffee tasting! Learn about the slow brew process and different coffee flavor profiles from around the world!

343-1089
Fettuccine Forum 718 W IDAHO ST, Rose Room

Fettuccine Forum: "Closing The Gap: Bringing Natural Cultural Resource Preservation Together." Presented by Sheri and John Freemuth. The Fettuccine Forum is a free public lecture series. Location Council Chambers, Boise City Hall. Doors open at 5:00 PM. Presentation begins at 5:30 PM.

433-5676
Flying M Coffeehouse 500 W IDAHO ST

Join us this First Thursday to experience the lovely artwork of Dave Hayes. A wonderful new series of twelve oil on canvas paintings that is sure to delight!

345-4320
Gallery 601 211 N 10TH ST

"May in Motion", the artwork of Todd Van Fleet. Schwinn cruisers and the great outdoors, no better combination. Stop by the gallery meet Dave from the BoiseGreenBike program and check out the new BikeShareBikes. We're donating 20% of each sale from our featured show to this project.

more info x 336-5899
Gallery Five18 518 AMERICANA BLVD

Annual Group show, works by, Heather Bauer, Stacie Chappell, Rachel Teannalach, Randy Van Dyck, Swede Lisk ,Anne Peterson, Jerri Lisk, Mark Lisk, Carl Rowe, D'Arcy Bellamy, Jerry Hendershot, Karen Bubb, Matt Grover, Melissa Osgood, Sue Latta, Karen Klinefelter, and Kay Seurat. Potter Wines, and Mosaic Food truck on site.

342-3773
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

We have a full house with Ryan Dockan playing live music to sooth the soul Shawn Tilden with his unquie 3D art You have to come in for happy hour 5 9 and fill up your stomach with our selected breakfast menu Be mezmorized by music and inspired by astonishing art

433-3934
High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Delicious food made all from scratch in our open kitchen, $2 specialty mimosas made with seasonal local fruit and berries! Local art always rotating on our community gallery walls! 6 taps of local brews and a lovely local wine list. All ages all the time for our always free live music. Check out our complete menu at thehighnotecafe.com

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

BOSCO artist LISA CHENEY(painting, mixed media, book arts & visual journaling) will be here through the month of May and giving demonstrations throughout the night. Discounts on journals and pen sets tonight. Refreshments on hand.

344-7878
Indie Made 108 N 6TH ST

Join us for our FIFTH BIRTHDAY PARTY celebration at Indie Made. Featured artists are Rob and Tracie Ingram of Ting Creations who fashion their colorful creations in lampwork glass. Among their exquisite light-filled sculptures are hummingbirds, dancers, and chess sets. Gift basket drawings and pop up shops. Free refreshments.

342-0804
Leaf Teahouse 212 N 9TH ST

Join us for the opening of a new exhibit by Boise photographer Will Jones. Live music in the Loft with Dry Buck Blugrass Band from 6 - 8pm. Taste our new custom blends: Casablanca, Chamomint, and Black Cinnamon!

336-5323
Liquid Lounge 405 S 8TH ST 121

LIQUID LAUGHS DOES BUY 1 GET 1 FREE COMEDY TICKETS ON FIRST THURSDAY! THERE ARE SPECIALS ON LOCAL BREWS DURING THE SHOW! THE FOOD IS FANTASTIC IT COMES FROM SOLID! LIQUID DOES FOOD SPECIALS FOR FIRST THURSDAY SHOWS! NATIONAL TOURING COMEDIANS! GREAT COMEDY 5 NIGHTS A WEEK...

287-5379
LUX Fashion Lounge 785 W IDAHO ST 126B

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
Ming Studios 420 S 6TH ST

MING Studios presents TRACES, an installation with new works on paper by Marijn van Kreij. This exhibition, made possible thru support by Mondriaan Funds, features Dutch artist resident and paintings created during his 6 week stay in Boise. Open 11am-10pm on First Thursday.

Mixed Greens 237 N 9TH ST

Edge Brewing Company will be here with...BEER! And we'll have some CHOCOLATE(!) pairings from the Chocolate Bar. BANANA Ink will be here with a special selection of their Idaho gear for sale with some special discounts. MakMade Jewelry will be here with her unique jewelry creations.

344-1605
Modern Hotel and Bar 1314 W GROVE ST

Modern Art is a fun event open to visitors of all ages, who are free to wander from room to room, contemplating and perusing each artist's work. Meanwhile, the hotel's outside space is filled with musicians. Past events have featured a mariachi band, a men’s choir, and Travis and Ali Ward from Hillfolk Noir.

424-8244
NfiniT Gallery 405 S 8TH ST 131

Come see works by our latest additions - Kylene Collete and Norman Nelson(oils), Carla Copeland and Derek Norsworthy(acrylics), Dave Crawforth, Cher Sandmire, and Charlottle Moody-Emerson(photography) while you enjoy frosty brew by Slanted Rock Brewery and tasty snacks.

more info x 371-0586
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

We will be featuring Axiom Glass, their hand-blown glass, stacked rocks and thorn bowls are a feast for the eyes and the imagination. Also see new works from Romeo Glass and Jim Nilsen Photography. Join us for an evening of art, refreshments and wine tasting from Williamson Winery.

385-9337
Salon 162 404 S 8TH ST 162

Roger Hamplel - Born and raised in SLC Utah he has had a passion for drawing since his early teens Throughout the years life got in the way of pursuing his art Recently several major surgeries have given

386-9908
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

Come see McKenna Butlers awesome art, enjoy a wine tasting and also sample our in house smoked salmon tonight! Unlimited dollar nigiri all night long with the purchse of any roll! 280 N 8th st, Lower Level Idaho Building under Thomas Hammer Coffee. 385-0123. 6-8 PM

385-0123
Trailhead 500 S 8TH ST

The 2015 graduates of the Boise State University Graphic Design program will celebrate their successes with a portfolio exhibition at Trailhead Boise, 8th & Myrtle, #graphcon. Meet the designers at www.graphiccontent2015.com.

Zee's Rooftop Cafe 250 S 5TH ST 900

We will be featuring art from Mike Shipman and Bob Vestal. Selling wine and beer as well as offering a small dinner menu full of local foods. Complimentary Appetizers will be available and all the photos you can take of downtown are free.

more info x 381-0034

MUSIC

Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Movies on the Lawn! Free! Starting May 7th and every First Thursday through September. We will have a Classic Movie Night with Amphitheatre Seating on the Lawn. May 7th John Wayne Night Rio Bravo. Be sure to check out the "Western" menu and Specials on our website!! Fun! Fun!

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

Wendy Wooding’s new work “Landscape & Color” uses various glass components to achieve landscape settings in kiln formed glass. Her colorful vessels are enhanced with enamels, crushed glass and liquid gold. Opening reception May 7th from 5pm to 9pm. Also featuring harpist Julia Robinson and wines by Indian Creek.

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

This First Thursday trunk show is HUGE. Two eyewear lines you know and love, together for one amazing show May 7th 12 noon to 8:00pm. Mykita and Starck are teaming up with hundreds of styles plus lots of new product introductions. In-network with most insurances.

more info x 338-0500
Basque Museum & Cultural Center 611 W GROVE ST

Explore the lifestyle of the Basques in the boarding house setting and the sports associated with frontons or ball courts Free admission Guided tours available from 6 30 8 30pm of the Jacobs Uberuaga House every half hour Live Basque music by local musicians.Store opens 5 30 8 30pm

343-2671
Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Glassblowing demonstrations by Boise native, Cheyenne Malcolm from 7-10pm. Boise Brewing & Potter Wines will be sampling & selling wine. LIVE music by Spoon Dragon. CLASSES Make Your Own Glass Cup $40 per session. Make Your Own Glass Enamel Art $25 per session. Please Call to sign up 345 1825

345-1825
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

We have a full house with Ryan Dockan playing live music to sooth the soul Shawn Tilden with his unquie 3D art You have to come in for happy hour 5 9 and fill up your stomach with our selected breakfast menu Be mezmorized by music and inspired by astonishing art

433-3934
High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Delicious food made all from scratch in our open kitchen, $2 specialty mimosas made with seasonal local fruit and berries! Local art always rotating on our community gallery walls! 6 taps of local brews and a lovely local wine list. All ages all the time for our always free live music. Check out our complete menu at thehighnotecafe.com

429-1911
Juniper 211 N 8TH ST

Music with Travis Ward and Friends, 5-7 pm

342-1142
Leaf Teahouse 212 N 9TH ST

Join us for the opening of a new exhibit by Boise photographer Will Jones. Live music in the Loft with Dry Buck Blugrass Band from 6 - 8pm. Taste our new custom blends: Casablanca, Chamomint, and Black Cinnamon!

336-5323
Modern Hotel and Bar 1314 W GROVE ST

Modern Art is a fun event open to visitors of all ages, who are free to wander from room to room, contemplating and perusing each artist's work. Meanwhile, the hotel's outside space is filled with musicians. Past events have featured a mariachi band, a men’s choir, and Travis and Ali Ward from Hillfolk Noir.

424-8244
Piper Pub & Grill 150 N 8TH ST 214

Happy Hour 3pm to 6pm LIVE MUSIC playing from 530pm to 730pm Geeks who Drink at 8:00pm

343-2444
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
Tom Graineys 109 S 6TH ST

Tom Grainey's has ROCKEOKE every First Thursday! Come on down!

345-2505

DINE

Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Movies on the Lawn! Free! Starting May 7th and every First Thursday through September. We will have a Classic Movie Night with Amphitheatre Seating on the Lawn. May 7th John Wayne Night Rio Bravo. Be sure to check out the "Western" menu and Specials on our website!! Fun! Fun!

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

Cinco de Mayo may be over, but we are still celebrating! Join us from 5-8pm for a selection of Mexican inspired tapas along with some of our classic pintxos. Traditional Basque Market Paella served at 6pm.

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 complimentary wine tasting. Additionally, author Roger Doering will be signing copies of his latest book, Broken Twins from 4-8 pm.

336-8466
Bonefish Grill 855 W BROAD ST 5-225

Join Bonefish Grill and The Discovery Center for Idaho Gives. With your donation from 5pm - 8pm, you will receive a Cosmopolitan on us and activities on the patio with the Discovery Center! For more information check out the website www.IdahoGives.org

433-1234
Brickyard Steakhouse 601 W MAIN ST

First Thursday feature... Fresh Halibut fillet crusted with Grana Padano laced with pesto hollandaise rested on wild rice pilaf and charred fresh asparagus. Feature is complete with fresh baked rolls, whipped butter and a visit from our salad cart.

287-2121
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
City Peanut Shop 803 W BANNOCK ST

Please join City Peanut Shop & Deschutes Brewery for a nut and beer tasting that will rock your socks off!

433-3931
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
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

We will be offering half priced Domestic Bottle Beers, House Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot and Twisted Moscato Wine by the glass. Our featured half price Appetizers are Calamari Strips, Coconut Shrimp and Green Bean Fries.

343-0220
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

We have a full house with Ryan Dockan playing live music to sooth the soul Shawn Tilden with his unquie 3D art You have to come in for happy hour 5 9 and fill up your stomach with our selected breakfast menu Be mezmorized by music and inspired by astonishing art

433-3934
Grind Modern Burger 705 W FULTON ST

Hosting Idaho Gives! Come down to enjoy some awesome food and celebrate Idaho Gives Day with Boise nonprofits and the Idaho Nonprofit Center!

342-0944
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

Come enjoy our Special Irish menu or one of the 26 beers we have on tap -10% off for first Thursday. Happy hour from 4-6:30 daily and live music starts at 8:30pm.

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

Special 10% discount for any purchases made at the Ha'Penny Irish Pub or Happy Fish Sushi/Martini Bar. We have a full selection of Liquor..24 Beers on Tap and 34 Martini's. Taking care of our customers is our first priority. We have excellent Food and Drinks. Check us out.

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High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Delicious food made all from scratch in our open kitchen, $2 specialty mimosas made with seasonal local fruit and berries! Local art always rotating on our community gallery walls! 6 taps of local brews and a lovely local wine list. All ages all the time for our always free live music. Check out our complete menu at thehighnotecafe.com

429-1911
Lilly Jane's Cupcakes 1020 W MAIN ST 111

Come check out our NEW downtown location and get a FREE cupcake! First Thursday Special Pricing $2.00 large cupcakes and $1.00 baby cakes will be offered from 5pm-9pm! Plus Olive and Vyne will be doing a free taste testing of their balsamic vinegars that we use in our cupcakes and sell at our shop so come treat yourself, your family or get some treats for a friend!

938-3408
Liquid Lounge 405 S 8TH ST 121

LIQUID LAUGHS DOES BUY 1 GET 1 FREE COMEDY TICKETS ON FIRST THURSDAY! THERE ARE SPECIALS ON LOCAL BREWS DURING THE SHOW! THE FOOD IS FANTASTIC IT COMES FROM SOLID! LIQUID DOES FOOD SPECIALS FOR FIRST THURSDAY SHOWS! NATIONAL TOURING COMEDIANS! GREAT COMEDY 5 NIGHTS A WEEK...

287-5379
Old Chicago 730 W IDAHO ST

Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree. Two kid meals per paying adult.

363-0037
Piper Pub & Grill 150 N 8TH ST 214

Happy Hour 3pm to 6pm LIVE MUSIC playing from 530pm to 730pm Geeks who Drink at 8:00pm

343-2444
Reef 105 S 6TH ST

First Thursday Feature... Street tacos! Choose from Carnitas, Barbacoa, Carne asada, Pollo asado and Baja fish just 1.95 apiece, add a side for 1.95! Have a Corona on the patio!

287-9200
Ruth's Chris Steak House 800 W MAIN ST 110

Come and enjoy our " Sizzle, Swizzle and Swirl " Happy Hour from 4:30-6:30. We have appetizers and specialty cocktails for $7. So, come in for our Bacon Blue Cheese Burger and a Beer or enjoy our Ahi Tuna and a Blueberry Mojito.

426-8000
Saint Lawrence Gridiron 705 W BANNOCK ST

We’re hosting Boise Bike Projects, Idaho Gives “after party” at 10pm, open to the public. We will be donating $1 from every cocktail sold from 4 till close to Idaho Gives.

433-5598
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

Come see McKenna Butlers awesome art, enjoy a wine tasting and also sample our in house smoked salmon tonight! Unlimited dollar nigiri all night long with the purchse of any roll! 280 N 8th st, Lower Level Idaho Building under Thomas Hammer Coffee. 385-0123. 6-8 PM

385-0123
The Chocolat Bar 805 W BANNOCK ST

Mother s Day Chocolate and Wine-three things that go oh so well together! This is the PERFECT opportunity to get all of your Mother s Day gifts! Only two days left. Sawtooth Winery will be pairing select wines with our chocolates OH YA!

338-7771
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
Zee's Rooftop Cafe 250 S 5TH ST 900

We will be featuring art from Mike Shipman and Bob Vestal. Selling wine and beer as well as offering a small dinner menu full of local foods. Complimentary Appetizers will be available and all the photos you can take of downtown are free.

more info x 381-0034

SHOP

Alaska Center 1020 W MAIN ST

The Flowers of Spring. Edible sculptures of the May flowers. Oil Painting by Chi E Shenam. Mothers Day cards and art by Joseph Pacheco. Complementary cupcakes from Lilly Janes. Radio Boise open studio. CIEE will be here accepting hose family applications for foreign exchange students.

Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

Wendy Wooding’s new work “Landscape & Color” uses various glass components to achieve landscape settings in kiln formed glass. Her colorful vessels are enhanced with enamels, crushed glass and liquid gold. Opening reception May 7th from 5pm to 9pm. Also featuring harpist Julia Robinson and wines by Indian Creek.

more info x 331-3374
Bank of the West 827 W IDAHO ST

Partnering with Edwards Greenhouse to Spin-the-wheel and earn a gift. Get to know the bankers at Bank of the West

343-0606
Barbara Barbara & Co. 807 W BANNOCK ST

Come check out our special surprise happening first Thursday ONLY! 6:00 until 9:00!

342-2002
Basque Museum & Cultural Center 611 W GROVE ST

Explore the lifestyle of the Basques in the boarding house setting and the sports associated with frontons or ball courts Free admission Guided tours available from 6 30 8 30pm of the Jacobs Uberuaga House every half hour Live Basque music by local musicians.Store opens 5 30 8 30pm

343-2671
Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Join us for a complimentary wine tasting. Additionally, author Roger Doering will be signing copies of his latest book, Broken Twins from 4-8 pm.

336-8466
Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Glassblowing demonstrations by Boise native, Cheyenne Malcolm from 7-10pm. Boise Brewing & Potter Wines will be sampling & selling wine. LIVE music by Spoon Dragon. CLASSES Make Your Own Glass Cup $40 per session. Make Your Own Glass Enamel Art $25 per session. Please Call to sign up 345 1825

345-1825
Bricolage 418 S 6TH ST

(Post) Modern Art at Bricolage! Featured artist Liz Flores (photographs) and maker of the month Betsy Hinze (fine craft). Snacks and surprises, as always.

more info x 345-3718
Buns in the Oven 413 S 8TH ST A

Does beer let your milk down as well as it does your hair? Join us to find out! Beer tasting and answers from lactation/prenatal specialist Carrie Anstrand. Lactating? Awesome! ALL nursing bras/lounge 25% OFF! Artistic bonus; we're featuring gorgeous handcrafted baby & school-year books by HugsXO.

342-5683
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
City Peanut Shop 803 W BANNOCK ST

Please join City Peanut Shop & Deschutes Brewery for a nut and beer tasting that will rock your socks off!

433-3931
Domestic Bliss 214 N 9TH ST

Domestic Bliss is having a spring blowout sale! Get an extra 10% on sale items with some already deeply discounted! Get beautiful decor and jewelry at 20% off perfect for Mothers Day!

336-0098
Downtown Boise Association 720 W IDAHO ST 40

Enter to win 1 of 9 Mother's Day Downtown Boise Shopping Sprees! Participating locations ADDIE'S, AMERICAN CLOTHING GALLERY, ANGELLS BAR & GRILL RENATO, BANANA INK, BARBARA BARBARA, BARDENAY, BASQUE MARKET, BONEFISH GRILL, BRICKYARD STEAKHOUSE, BUNS IN THE OVEN, BUY IDAHO, CAFFE D'ARTE, CAKE BALLERS, CHANDLERS, CHIC BRIDAL BOUTIQUE, CITY PEANUT SHOP, CRAZY NEIGHBOR, DL EVANS BANK, DOMESTIC BLISS, DRAGONFLY, EYES OF THE WORLD, THE FLICKS, FLYING M COFFEEHOUSE, FOOT DYNAMICS, FRESH OFF THE HOOK, THE HAMPTON INN & SUITES, HOTEL 43, JIMMY JOHNS, JOHNNY INK, KARIN HOBBS AERIAL YOGA, LEAF TEAHOUSE, LIT & CO., LUCKY FINS SEAFOOD GRILL, LUX FASHION LOUNGE, MIXED GREENS, NATIONAL RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE, OFFICE DEPOT, PROOF EYEWEAR, R. GREY JEWELRY GALLERY, REDISCOVERED BOOKSHOP, REEF, RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE, SNAKE RIVER TEA, SNAKE RIVER WINERY, THE CHOCOLAT BAR, TRADER JOES, UBER, WALLA WALLA CLOTHING, WISEGUY PIZZA PIE

more info x 385-7300
Dragonfly 414 W MAIN ST

All bags, purses, wallets, and backpacks are 20% off, now through May 9th. Come relax and enjoy a glass of complimentary wine.

338-9234
Foot Dynamics 1021 W MAIN ST

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

386-3338
Gallery 601 211 N 10TH ST

"May in Motion", the artwork of Todd Van Fleet. Schwinn cruisers and the great outdoors, no better combination. Stop by the gallery meet Dave from the BoiseGreenBike program and check out the new BikeShareBikes. We're donating 20% of each sale from our featured show to this project.

more info x 336-5899
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

We have a full house with Ryan Dockan playing live music to sooth the soul Shawn Tilden with his unquie 3D art You have to come in for happy hour 5 9 and fill up your stomach with our selected breakfast menu Be mezmorized by music and inspired by astonishing art

433-3934
Idaho Blueprint & Supply Co. 619 W MAIN ST

BOSCO artist LISA CHENEY(painting, mixed media, book arts & visual journaling) will be here through the month of May and giving demonstrations throughout the night. Discounts on journals and pen sets tonight. Refreshments on hand.

344-7878
Indie Made 108 N 6TH ST

Join us for our FIFTH BIRTHDAY PARTY celebration at Indie Made. Featured artists are Rob and Tracie Ingram of Ting Creations who fashion their colorful creations in lampwork glass. Among their exquisite light-filled sculptures are hummingbirds, dancers, and chess sets. Gift basket drawings and pop up shops. Free refreshments.

342-0804
Lit & Co. Candles 755 W BROAD ST

BEER TASTING + CAKE BALLS + CANDLE MAKING! Make Mom a candle for Mother's Day, pick up some yummy treats from The Cakeballers, sample some delicious craft brews from Payette Brewing! New Spring scents available in shelf candles and ready for blending! It's gonna be fun. See you then!

994-1041
LUX Fashion Lounge 785 W IDAHO ST 126B

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
McU Sports 822 W JEFFERSON ST

Lots of New Summer clothing for you to try on purchase. New Bikes-clothing and Hemet's. Great selection of running shoes for the road and trail. All Sporting Goods needs from gear to shoes. Come in and check out all the new Stuff!

342-7734
Mixed Greens 237 N 9TH ST

Edge Brewing Company will be here with...BEER! And we'll have some CHOCOLATE(!) pairings from the Chocolate Bar. BANANA Ink will be here with a special selection of their Idaho gear for sale with some special discounts. MakMade Jewelry will be here with her unique jewelry creations.

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

New Ray Ban frames just in. We have 50% of prescription lenses going on now!! 40% off SUNGLASSES for May!

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
The Mixing Bowl 216 N 9TH ST

We're stocked full of great gifts for Mom! Grab a Cuisinart coffee maker for 20% off, or buy one get one 1/2 off on all USA made Epicurean Cutting boards! As always, we're more than happy to gift wrap for you!

345-6025
The Vintage Trunk 409 S 8TH ST 35B

Stop by and check out our unique new and vintage home décor.

841-2371
Trader Joe's 300 S CAPITOL BLVD

Our May Fearless Flyer has landed! Drop on by for our first wine info class, this month we'll focus on the "springy" varietal Pinot Grigio. As always, there will be phenomenal food samples, and of course wine tastings!

336-7282
Zenergy 800 W MAIN ST 210

Join Zenergy for First Thursday! We will be sampling authentic Mexican tapas, in honor of Cinco de Mayo, starting at 5pm. Spa & boutique specials will be available.

789-0477

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Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Movies on the Lawn! Free! Starting May 7th and every First Thursday through September. We will have a Classic Movie Night with Amphitheatre Seating on the Lawn. May 7th John Wayne Night Rio Bravo. Be sure to check out the "Western" menu and Specials on our website!! Fun! Fun!

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

Wendy Wooding’s new work “Landscape & Color” uses various glass components to achieve landscape settings in kiln formed glass. Her colorful vessels are enhanced with enamels, crushed glass and liquid gold. Opening reception May 7th from 5pm to 9pm. Also featuring harpist Julia Robinson and wines by Indian Creek.

more info x 331-3374
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

Cinco de Mayo may be over, but we are still celebrating! Join us from 5-8pm for a selection of Mexican inspired tapas along with some of our classic pintxos. Traditional Basque Market Paella served at 6pm.

433-1208
Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Join us for a complimentary wine tasting. Additionally, author Roger Doering will be signing copies of his latest book, Broken Twins from 4-8 pm.

336-8466
Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Glassblowing demonstrations by Boise native, Cheyenne Malcolm from 7-10pm. Boise Brewing & Potter Wines will be sampling & selling wine. LIVE music by Spoon Dragon. CLASSES Make Your Own Glass Cup $40 per session. Make Your Own Glass Enamel Art $25 per session. Please Call to sign up 345 1825

345-1825
Boise Brewing 521 W BROAD ST

Caboose Spice Company will be in the brewery. This FREE tasting will feature multiple offerings that showcase Caboose’s unique spice blends expertly paired with Boise Brewing Beer.

342-7655
Buns in the Oven 413 S 8TH ST A

Does beer let your milk down as well as it does your hair? Join us to find out! Beer tasting and answers from lactation/prenatal specialist Carrie Anstrand. Lactating? Awesome! ALL nursing bras/lounge 25% OFF! Artistic bonus; we're featuring gorgeous handcrafted baby & school-year books by HugsXO.

342-5683
City Peanut Shop 803 W BANNOCK ST

Please join City Peanut Shop & Deschutes Brewery for a nut and beer tasting that will rock your socks off!

433-3931
District Coffee House 219 N 10TH ST

Come view local art and experience a free single origin pour over coffee tasting! Learn about the slow brew process and different coffee flavor profiles from around the world!

343-1089
Gallery Five18 518 AMERICANA BLVD

Annual Group show, works by, Heather Bauer, Stacie Chappell, Rachel Teannalach, Randy Van Dyck, Swede Lisk ,Anne Peterson, Jerri Lisk, Mark Lisk, Carl Rowe, D'Arcy Bellamy, Jerry Hendershot, Karen Bubb, Matt Grover, Melissa Osgood, Sue Latta, Karen Klinefelter, and Kay Seurat. Potter Wines, and Mosaic Food truck on site.

342-3773
Lilly Jane's Cupcakes 1020 W MAIN ST 111

Come check out our NEW downtown location and get a FREE cupcake! First Thursday Special Pricing $2.00 large cupcakes and $1.00 baby cakes will be offered from 5pm-9pm! Plus Olive and Vyne will be doing a free taste testing of their balsamic vinegars that we use in our cupcakes and sell at our shop so come treat yourself, your family or get some treats for a friend!

938-3408
Liquid Lounge 405 S 8TH ST 121

LIQUID LAUGHS DOES BUY 1 GET 1 FREE COMEDY TICKETS ON FIRST THURSDAY! THERE ARE SPECIALS ON LOCAL BREWS DURING THE SHOW! THE FOOD IS FANTASTIC IT COMES FROM SOLID! LIQUID DOES FOOD SPECIALS FOR FIRST THURSDAY SHOWS! NATIONAL TOURING COMEDIANS! GREAT COMEDY 5 NIGHTS A WEEK...

287-5379
Lit & Co. Candles 755 W BROAD ST

BEER TASTING + CAKE BALLS + CANDLE MAKING! Make Mom a candle for Mother's Day, pick up some yummy treats from The Cakeballers, sample some delicious craft brews from Payette Brewing! New Spring scents available in shelf candles and ready for blending! It's gonna be fun. See you then!

994-1041
Mixed Greens 237 N 9TH ST

Edge Brewing Company will be here with...BEER! And we'll have some CHOCOLATE(!) pairings from the Chocolate Bar. BANANA Ink will be here with a special selection of their Idaho gear for sale with some special discounts. MakMade Jewelry will be here with her unique jewelry creations.

344-1605
NfiniT Gallery 405 S 8TH ST 131

Come see works by our latest additions - Kylene Collete and Norman Nelson(oils), Carla Copeland and Derek Norsworthy(acrylics), Dave Crawforth, Cher Sandmire, and Charlottle Moody-Emerson(photography) while you enjoy frosty brew by Slanted Rock Brewery and tasty snacks.

more info x 371-0586
Olivin Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom 218 N 9TH ST

Free tasting for the highest quality balsamic vinegars and extra virgin olive oils. Great Mother's Day gifts. Including a cook book to make all your meals delicious and nutritious. Purchases over $40 will receive 10% off.

344-0306
Snake River Tea 801 W MAIN ST 103

Free event tasting 5pm-9pm

336-7948
Snake River Winery 786 W BROAD ST

Enjoy complimentary wine tasting or try of our popular wine cocktails while you shop for that perfect gift for Mom. Our flight will feature wines to pair with Mother's Day brunch and the shop of full of new merchandise. Problem solved!

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

Come see McKenna Butlers awesome art, enjoy a wine tasting and also sample our in house smoked salmon tonight! Unlimited dollar nigiri all night long with the purchse of any roll! 280 N 8th st, Lower Level Idaho Building under Thomas Hammer Coffee. 385-0123. 6-8 PM

385-0123
The Front Door 105 S 6TH ST

Light three course pairing featuring Bear Island Brewing, one of Boise's newest craft breweries starting at 6pm.

287-9201
Trader Joe's 300 S CAPITOL BLVD

Our May Fearless Flyer has landed! Drop on by for our first wine info class, this month we'll focus on the "springy" varietal Pinot Grigio. As always, there will be phenomenal food samples, and of course wine tastings!

336-7282
Zenergy 800 W MAIN ST 210

Join Zenergy for First Thursday! We will be sampling authentic Mexican tapas, in honor of Cinco de Mayo, starting at 5pm. Spa & boutique specials will be available.

789-0477