Are you ready to start the new year in a healthy way? Perhaps you may be feeling a little remorseful after all that peppermint fudge and eggnog you’ve managed to pack away the past few weeks. What, you thought no one saw? Well, that’s OK. If you find you’re looking a little more like Santa than you’d like, there’s good news. In a few days, we all get a fresh start. New Year’s Day is the ultimate do-over. Sure, you can go all out and recklessly eat and drink yourself into 2012. (Oh, but please don’t drive if you do.) The Boise Healthy Living Examiner fully advocates living it up once in a while, and her motto is always “all things in moderation.” But if you’d like to take an active approach, here are a few options to start your new year off right.
Take a hike. The Idaho Outdoor Association invites you to join them for a hike on New Year’s Eve day, beginning at 9:30 a.m. This is an easy 0.4-mile loop to the Jump Creek Icefall. Meet at the IOA Hall, 3401 Brazil St., Boise, and caravan to the trailhead. Those who are interested in a more challenging hike can meet later. For more details, click on this link.
Have a bowl. You can bowl the night away at 20th Century Lanes, located at 4712 State St., Boise. Party rates are $50 per lane from 5 to 7 p.m., $65 per lane from 7:30 to 10 p.m., and $80 per lane from 10:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. You can have up to eight people per lane. All parties include bowling, shoes, horns, hats, and a New Year’s toast of either champagne or sparkling cider. This event is for all ages. For more details, click on this link.
Skate away. Lace up those skates! At Idaho IceWorld, you can “Skate Into the New Year” from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission is $5 per person, including skate rentals. This event is also for all ages, and is a fun way to welcome in 2012 in a family friendly environment. Idaho IceWorld is located at 7072 S. Eisenman Rd., and operated by Boise Parks and Recreation. For more details, click on this link, or call (208) 331-0044.
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