The Be Well Now festival will kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday with a mile Greenbelt walk with Boise Mayor David Bieter.
It’s scheduled to last until 4 p.m., with activities to help children and adults learn about nutrition and wellness. Interactive booths will include games provided by Boise Parks and Recreation, “shoot the hockey puck” with Idaho IceWorld and a gardening project with Boise Urban Garden School. The Idaho Dairy Council will provide snacks.
The Summerwind Skippers and TRICA will give demonstrations of zumba and hip hop dancing and arrange a meet-and-greet with Boise State athletes and coaches.
Admission is free.
The festival is sponsored by St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital with Boise Parks and Recreation, Let’s Move Boise, the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health, Boise State University and other partner organizations.
The mayor has challenged citizens to walk 150 miles in honor of the city’s sesquicentennial celebration. To log your miles, see www.walk150.org.