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A FRESH START FOR SPRING

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Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to air out your home and get it clean and fresh! While it may feel overwhelming to tackle your entire house at once, there are many ways to make it easier on you. Here are a few tips to help make spring cleaning more manageable. Making a checklist is a great first step. Not only does it help you focus on one thing at a time, but also it is very satisfying to see your progress! Instead of listing tasks that have to be done throughout the house, section off your list by rooms. Underneath each room, list the specific tasks for that room. That gives you a true picture of what remains to be done as you go. Tackling one room at a time saves energy and keeps you from having to backtrack. When you start in a room, scan it for items that do not belong there. Keep bins or boxes just outside the room to sort items that go in other parts of the house. Keep a trash bag inside the room to dispose of any debris or unwanted paper or other items. Once that’…

TAKE A WALK THROUGH HISTORY

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The Museum of Idaho is a local treasure that shouldn’t be missed! You’ll love learning about the flora, fauna, and forces that made Idaho what it is today. Thousands of Idahoan artifacts are arranged for viewing at the Museum. Take a moment to appreciate the heritage of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe in a partial model of an authentic village. Move ahead to the 19th century and get a peek at a one-room schoolhouse and several historic businesses of the time period. You can even follow the journeys of the people who shaped Idaho, including Lewis and Clark. Curious about Idaho’s more recent history and contributions to science? Learn about how Idaho was the first state to make usable energy from nuclear power and remains on the cutting edge of atomic energy. For something truly unique, make sure to stop by the temporary exhibit, Dinosaurs in Motion: Where Art and Science Meet! The exhibit features 14 life-size, interactive dinosaur sculptures that you operate using physical and remote means.…

CAR SHOW FOR A CAUSE

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If you’re a car aficionado, you won’t want to miss Chrome in the Dome: Southeast Idaho’s Premier Car Show! This event brings over 150 classic cars, hot rods, trucks, and motorcycles to the Idaho State University campus. Vehicles compete for bragging rights and trophies made by students, which are works of art themselves! While you’re admiring the vehicles, you’ll also be supporting a good cause. The event is a fund-raising effort for the Skills USA- Automotive student organizations in the Idaho State University College of Technology. Proceeds enable students to attend state and national conferences. The show takes place March 16th from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and March 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Holt Arena at Idaho State University in Pocatello. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket window the day of the event for $5.00, cash or check only. Parking is free. You can get more information at its website here. Autumn Cove wants to help you maintain your active lifestyle! If you …

ENJOY ARTWORK BY TALENTED LOCAL KIDS

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The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho is a local treasure that hosts rotating exhibitions throughout the year that shouldn’t be missed. The museum’s primary focuses are showcasing art by Idaho artists as much as possible and providing art educational opportunities. The museum will re-open March 3rd for the Young at ART exhibit which will run through March 24th. This exhibit celebrates one of the museum’s education programs called ARTworks. This program has been implemented in schools across eastern Idaho to improve art education in schools. The annual exhibit showcases hundreds of works of art from school children. It will also feature finalists from the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. These finalists represent excellence in high school art. The winning piece will be hung in Washington D.C. On opening day of the exhibit, March 3rd, make sure to bring the entire family out between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Admission will be free for this Family Day Celebration! You’ll be able t…