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Boise Kind Day

Various locations, Saturday, June 22


Boiseans are nice. They wave each other through busy intersections (sometimes even when they have the right-of-way), give extremely detailed instructions when asked for directions, and are, generally, a give-the-shirts-off-their-backs kind of people. Volunteerism is important in the City of Trees, and in that vein, the City of Boise launched its Boise Kind campaign, with the goal of reinforcing how good a place Boise is to live through service. It will culminate with Boise Kind Day. There are nine service projects to choose from (some projects are already full; check the website), like cleaning up goatheads in the Boise Foothills, spreading bark mulch around tree wells at Nottingham Park, crushing cans at the Idaho Humane Society, joining a food drive with the Idaho Foodbank, and helping Zoo Boise prepare for the opening of its Gorongosa National Park exhibit.