TREASURE VALLEY — Today is Valentine's Day and if you are still looking for plans, here are some ideas!
Dutch Luv at Boise and Nampa Dutch Bros. locations
If you are looking to give back to the community, head to a Dutch Bros. in Boise or Nampa. The Boise Rescue Mission is teaming up with the coffee chain for the annual Dutch Luv Day. One dollar from every drink sold on Valentine's Day will be donated to the Boise Rescue Mission. Dutch Bros. says there is no better way to share love than by supporting those in need in the Treasure Valley.
Valentine for AIDS fundraiser at Flying M in downtown Boise
The Flying M Coffee House is hosting the 27th annual Valentine for AIDS event. Proceeds will go the Safety Net for AIDS program which helps people with HIV and AIDS pay their rent, buy medication and get medical assistance. Photography, painting and statues are all on the auction block. Bidding for the art wraps up on February 16. Last year, the event raised more $30,000 for the charity.
Bikin' for Lovin' at Boise Bicycle Project
The Boise Bicycle Project is hosting Bikin' for Loving. It's a winter fundraiser and meet-and-greet for singles and couples. The event runs from 5 to 10 p.m. at 10 Barrel Brewing in downtown Boise. There will be several events throughout the evening including a social hour with a disco and a raffle. All proceeds will benefit the Boise Bicycle Project's programming for 2020.
Zoo Boise cockroach naming
If you forgot to get a gift for your valentine, why not name a cockroach after them? For just $10, you will be sent a certificate and the name you chose for the cockroach will be put on the Zoo Boise website. If you want an extra special gift, you can add on a discounted behind the scenes tour of the giraffes, penguins or aldabra tortoise.
Idaho Humane Society
The Idaho Humane Society has kissing booth for your dog to get a special photo session. The sessions are 10 minutes each and up to three dogs can be in the picture. It is $30 a session with half the money going to the humane society. There are also cat adoption specials you can check out today.
West Valley Humane Society
If you are in Caldwell, the West Valley Humane Society is hosting "Boop for Your Boo"! For $5, West Valley will send a text or email video Valentine featuring an adoptable cat or dog to the person of your choice with a personal message from you. You can also leave a valentine and donation for a shelter pet on the wall of love.
Valentine's at Hells Canyon Winery
For the wine lover in your life, Hells Canyon Winery is hosting a Valentine's open house. They will have wine tastings, sweet treats and something special for your loved one. The open house is happening all weekend from noon to 5 p.m. each day. Entry is $10 for the public and $5 for wine club members. Hells Canyon Winery is on Symms Road in Caldwell.
Idaho's top Valentine's Day restaurants
If you're making last minute Valentine's meal plans, here are a few of the top romantic restaurants in the Treasure Valley. Chandler's Steakhouse is at the top of the list because of it's pre-fixed menu at $55 a person. If you are more of a pasta person, check out Alavita. Number three on the list is Barbacoa, it's suggested because of the great food and romantic atmosphere.
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