If you're an IBG member, you get a special, free sale preview,
You can also support the garden on National Public Gardens Day,
The grounds are open from
The purpose of the day is to promote environmental awareness, plant and water conservation and education.
Several organizations will be on site from
The garden will serve free cake at
During National Public Gardens Day, the nearby
Every visitor gets to take home a free mineral and is invited to stick around for a lecture, "Out of the Deep Dark: Lessons Learned from the Sunshine Mine Disaster" with historian
Lambert's talk is based on the book "Deep Dark" by
One more note: The IBG is offering its annual free wildflower walks,
Walkers must register ahead of time Call 343-8649.
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY AT THE LIBRARY!
Yes, it's true. National Free Comic Book Day exists in America. What's even better, is that
The library will give away free comics, including Guardians of the Galaxy, Teen Titans and Spongebob on a first-come, first-serve basis on
Giveaways begin at the Main Branch (
--Library! at Cole & Ustick,
--Library! at Hillcrest at
--Library! at Collister at
More information: 384-4076.
The sale is from
The group is accepting donations of items for the sale until
The sale will include a variety of items along with a bake sale. The group's "Sweet Magnolia" cookbook will also be available to buy.
All donations are tax-deductible.
'FUNDSY4ALL' PARTY OFFERS ANOTHER CHANCE TO GIVE
The FUNDSY 2014 Gala is
The inaugural "
Here's what you do: Make your donation at the event's One4All fundraising page (find a link through this column at idahostatesman.com. New One4All users will need to create an account using their
Guests will be able to meet FUNDSY and Create Common Good teams while enjoying appetizers, a no-host bar, and a raffle for special prizes at this First Thursday event.
FUNDSY, founded in 1967, is one of the oldest charitable fundraising organizations in
Create Common Good is a local nonprofit that helps train refugees and others in the community for the work force through healthy food programs.
It's nearly here, the one-day online charitable giving extravaganza. Hundreds of organizations representing every cause dear to every heart are poised to receive your donations.
In 2013, the first year of Idaho Gives, donors gave more than half a million dollars to 541 nonprofit causes.
Give online through idahogives.razoo.com. Link through this column at idahostatesman.com.
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