Celebrating Boise's Unique and Vibrant Neighborhoods
September is National Neighborhood Month and we’re celebrating the people and places that make Boise great.
Boise Celebrates Good Neighbors – All through the month of August, Boise residents have been nominating their neighbors for the City of Boise’s Good Neighbor Awards. Recipients will receive their awards at the Energize Boise Celebration on September 28.
Do you have a neighbor that makes a positive difference in your neighborhood? It’s not too late to nominate someone! Nominations will be accepted until August 31st.
Energize Boise Celebration – On September 28, come meet the Energize Our Neighborhoods team and learn how the city is working to engage neighbors and help transform neighborhoods.
Stay Social – The Energize Our Neighborhoods team put together some fun challenges to encourage community members to get out and meet their neighbors. Participate in one (or all) and remember to share your photos by using the hashtag #EnergizeBoise on Instagram or Twitter:
- Sept. 1 - 23 | Kid's Art Contest
- Sept. 9-15 | Healthy Communities
- Sept. 16 - 22 | PARK(ing) Day
- Sept. 23 - 30 | Community Involvement
Kid’s Art Contest – What do you love about your neighborhood? Is it your local park? Your school? Your friendly neighbors? Draw us a picture and enter our art contest. Artwork will be displayed in Boise City Hall at the Energize Boise Celebration on September 28 and used on the city's social media channels.
Neighborhood Month Events - Celebrate your neighborhood all month long with any of the events listed below:
- Sept. 6: Vista Presentation "The Vista Neighborhood - a Hidden History"
- Sept. 8: Exploring Boise's Boundaries - East End Neighborhood Tour
- Sept. 11: National Day of Service and Remembrance
- Sept. 13: Vista Neighborhood Tour "Mid-Century Magic"
- Sept. 14 - 16: Hyde Park Street Fair
- Sept. 16: National Neighborhood Day
- Sept. 20: Vista Neighborhood Tour "Farmers, Bankers and Engineers: the Legacy of the Eagleson Family"
- Sept. 21: PARK(ing) Day
- Sept. 22: Exploring Boise's Boundaries - West End Neighborhood Tour
- Sept. 28: National Good Neighbor Day + Energize Boise Celebration/Good Neighbor Awards
- Sept. 29: Vista Neighborhood Tour "Vintage Vista"
Published: August 30, 2018