An Easier Day (for Boise's disadvantaged)
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

An Easier Day (for Boise's disadvantaged)

Join River Sober Living and its residents, The Phoenix, Brickhouse Recovery, Ignite 208, The Boise Period Project, and Access Behavioral Health as we assemble and distribute gender-specific care packages in and around downtown Boise. We will be meeting at The Phoenix’s gym (formerly Phoenix Multi-Sport) @ 10am to assemble the care packages and launch the project from there; scooters, bikes, foot-power, by whatever means you’d like.

Other organizations are coming aboard as we get closer to the date of the event and we’ll keep this posting updated.

Any and all donations would be awesome! I.E., non-perishable snacks, socks, hats, shoes, sandals, travel pillows, blankets, tarps, water containers, etc., anything someone out there could use. Contact River’s Director Brandt Gibson with any questions @ (208) 576-9527. See you there!!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2220121091581338/

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Learn to Kayak with Cascade Raft & Kayak!
May
13
6:30 PM18:30

Learn to Kayak with Cascade Raft & Kayak!

River residents are welcome to join Brandt at the West Boise YMCA as Cascade Raft & Kayak gives professional one-on-one and group instruction on how to rig, navigate, and roll a sit-in kayak. The goal is to prepare an individual to safely operate in whitewater, but the skill-set can be used for leisure as well. The class will be free to residents and you don’t need anything but a bathing suit. RSVP at least one week prior to with Brandt directly so he can reserve your spot, they are limited!!

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BC Krav Maga private class for River residents!
May
18
1:00 PM13:00

BC Krav Maga private class for River residents!

All residents are welcome to participate in a private group class at BC Krav Maga! Mr. D has been instructing Law Enforcement and Military units for over a decade. Basically, he knows his stuff and he knows how to motivate individuals to push themselves. Mr. D provides best martial arts and real-world self defense group instruction that River’s Director has ever been a part of. Attend this private group on 5/18 and get professionally introduced the martial art that is now the standard of real-world scenarios training for Law Enforcement and Military units around the world.

River is covering all costs. No RSVP required, but it would be appreciated. Inform Brandt if you plan on attending!

BC Krav Maga is also supporting River’s Life Enrichment and Action Program (LEAP) which provides opportunities for our residents to develop interests, skills, and passions that they can take with them throughout their lives. If you are a resident, inquire with Brandt about details.

https://boisecitieskravmaga.com/

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Summer Kick-Off BBQ at River House!
Jun
1
1:00 PM13:00

Summer Kick-Off BBQ at River House!

All friends and family of River residents are welcome to attend our Summer kick-off BBQ!! Pounds and pounds of Tri-Tip, chicken and guacamole!! We will also be providing a couple sides and some beverages. We will have yard games, music, etc.

POTLUCK sides, salads, desserts, and snacks are welcome and encouraged!

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Campfire Retreat in Wasatch Mountains State Park, Utah!!
Aug
2
to Aug 4

Campfire Retreat in Wasatch Mountains State Park, Utah!!

River Residents and anyone in the recovery community is welcomed to join us in the beautiful Wasatch Mountain State Park in Midway, Utah! We will have activities and meals planned throughout the weekend. Resident & Non-Resident RSVP required!

Contact River’s Director Brandt Gibson DIRECTLY TO RSVP!!!
(208) 576-9527. brandt@riversoberliving.com.
RSVP IS REQUIRED FOR RESIDENTS AND NON-RESIDENTS if you want food and lodging!

FOR ITS RESIDENTS, River will be providing:

*(2) cabins side-by-side that will sleep (12) total on beds, with A/C, mini-fridge, campfire rings.

*Restrooms, showers and running water is provided within the campground.

*Residents need their own sleeping bags & pillow.

*All Meals and snacks will be provided, (S’mores of course), tri-tip and chicken bbq’s!!

*All purified water and beverages will be provided.

*Campfire wood.

*Transportation (up to 12.) It's only a 4-hour drive and we will be towing a trailer for all the supplies.

FOR NON-RESIDENTS:

* If there are spots open in the cabins due to low resident attendance, they are welcome to take advantage of them.

* RIVER HAS RESERVED (2) campsites (with hookups). Additional parking available in parking lot for $10 a vehicle that they must pay.)

* FIRST RSVP'S - FIRST SERVED for ALREADY RESERVED NON-RESIDENT CAMPSITES!! It looks like you could put (2) 6-man tents on each site. PETS ARE OK!!

* If there is a bigger demand, individuals will be responsible to make there own reservations. There are RV, camper and tent-only spots.

* They must provide ALL of their own provisions.

* They WILL BE INCLUDED in the family-style meals on Friday & Saturday nights (tri-tip BBQ and chicken, veggies, beans, etc.) but you will be responsible for your own water (there are water faucets at the campsites.) All other food, beverages, etc. will need to be provided by you.

Activities:

Hiking, outings to the nearby reservoir, fireside recovery meetings/chats joined by therapists from Acqua Recovery either Friday or Saturday night, drum circles led by an awesome music therapist, killer BBQ’s.
On the way home to Boise, we will be going to Acqua Recovery’s open NA meeting at their facility on Sunday morning @ 9AM. Itinerary will be expanded and refiend as we get closer the August 2nd. We’re gonna tear it up!!!

RSVP IS REQUIRED FOR RESIDENTS AND NON-RESIDENTS .

*FOLLOW THE EVENT ON RIVER’S FACEBOOK PAGE TO STAY UPDATED!! https://www.facebook.com/events/561572724340080/

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Dead-On Archery instruction and live-simulator!!
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

Dead-On Archery instruction and live-simulator!!

River residents will have the opportunity to go to Dead-On Archery’s facility on Fairview Ave. in Boise to receive 15 min. of basic instruction by a bow professional, and participate in 45 min. on their live simulator!

It’s awesome, you shoot real bows and real arrows with blunt tips at a screen that has recorded animals and/or objects on it. After the arrow strikes the screen, it scores your hit and you compete with others that are attending.

Get introduced to a skill and hobby!!

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TRiO Introduction for River Residents
Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

TRiO Introduction for River Residents

University of Idaho TRiO will be giving our Residents an introduction into their TRiO program and application process. TRiO is a national educational advocacy program designed to make use of various Federal and State grants that help financially challenged individuals. These grants can be applied to Colleges, Trade Schools, etc.

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Boise River Float and Tri-Tip BBQ!!
Aug
25
11:00 AM11:00

Boise River Float and Tri-Tip BBQ!!

River residents and their friends and family are welcome to join us as we float the river, then set-up Tri-Tip BBQ shop at Albertson's Park at the end! Rafts/tubes will be provided for residents, family and friends will need to bring their own. 

We will be meeting up at Barber Park to float, River Sober Living management will have all the bbq supplies stowed at Albertsons. Friends and Family transportation between parks not provided. 

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Job Skills - MS Word, Resume Writing, and Interviewing.
Jul
25
7:30 PM19:30

Job Skills - MS Word, Resume Writing, and Interviewing.

Arianne and Chelsea work for the Idaho Department of Administration as Purchasing Officers of contracts and grants. They are both adept as Hiring Managers, Interviewers and they "fly" on MS Word.  They are donating a couple of hours of their time to help our Residents learn or fine-tune their Microsoft Word skills; and also to help our Residents realize their strengths, skills and experience that they may have but not realize, and how to put them down on paper to catch the attention of Hiring Managers.  They will also detail how to construct a proper resume, what content is relevant and how to write a killer Cover Letter!

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Guided Meditation
Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

Guided Meditation

River is hosting Rachel at our house near Cloverdale and McMillan in Boise! She will begin by telling her story of mediation, how she accomplishes it and what her goals are; Followed by a Q&A and 15-20 minute guided meditation.  Our resident's participation in calendar events is always optional, and we do not assume or give opinion of what their program of recovery should be. River's mission is to provide a home driven by accountability, brotherhood and growth, and to support our resident's own personal journey or recovery.

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Tri-Tip BBQ @ The Phoenix!
Mar
11
6:30 PM18:30

Tri-Tip BBQ @ The Phoenix!

River Sober Living residents and family members will be Q-ing it up at The Phoenix's gym in Boise with their world-famous Santa Maria style Tri-Tip!!. The rest of the meal will be potluck style. Some games will be set up to play around with and a movie will possibly be shown as well. 

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Ping Pong Tournament and BBQ at River!
Dec
9
1:30 PM13:30

Ping Pong Tournament and BBQ at River!

All friends, family and residents of River are welcome to enter into the tournament that takes place on our new ping pong table in the garage, the entry fee is $5 and there will be a prize for the top 3 finishers.  Be Well Housing will also be there and they are providing the Tri-Tips!  The rest of the food/drink will be potluck style.  Please let us know if you plan on being there and if you'd like to be in the tournament!  

Music, food, ping pong tournament, family and friends.

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Job Skills - MS Word & Resume, Interviewing
Nov
2
8:00 PM20:00

Job Skills - MS Word & Resume, Interviewing

  • River House, Franklin Rd. & Maple Grove Boise, ID, 83709 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Arianne works for the Idaho Department of Administration as a Purchasing Officer of contracts and grants. She is adept as a Hiring Manager, Interviewer and she "flies" on MS Word.  She is donating a couple of hours of her time to help our Residents learn or fine-tune their Microsoft Word skills; and also to help our Residents realize their strengths, skills and experience that they may have but not realize, how to construct a proper resume, what content is relevant and how to write a killer Cover Letter!
Basic Interviewing skills and how to answer common questions will also be covered.

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Sewing and Home Skills
Oct
17
8:00 PM20:00

Sewing and Home Skills

River is hosting a sewing and home skills seminar at our house.  Who couldn't take advantage of knowing how to repair your own clothes or even make your own with a thread and needle or sewing machine?  Ironing? Yes there is a method behind it and you will ruin clothes if you don't know the basics.  Laundry?  Yes, if you want your clothes and bedding to last and come clean, there is a method behind it.   

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Idaho Krav Maga - Basics Class #1 of 3.
Jul
8
9:00 AM09:00

Idaho Krav Maga - Basics Class #1 of 3.

Krav Maga has a philosophy emphasizing threat neutralization, simultaneous defensive and offensive maneuvers, and aggression. Krav Maga is used by Israeli Defense Forces, both regular and Special Forces, and several closely related variations have been developed and adopted by law enforcement and intelligence organizations, Mossad and Shin Bet. Outside Israel, Krav Maga is used by various special police, military and intelligence forces, such as American CIA, FBI, US Marshals, USAF, DEA, Federal Air Marshals, various police departments (SWAT teams), etc.

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Sober Family & Friends Potluck & Tri-Tip!!
Jul
1
12:01 PM12:01

Sober Family & Friends Potluck & Tri-Tip!!

All River Residents and any family and friends that they wish to invite are having a potluck cookout at Julia Davis park!!  We will be at the Agriculture Pavilion right next to the Boise Zoo.  We'll take a Frisbee, football and yard games with us and some charcoal!!!  River will supply a few Tri-Tips and some sodas/water and the rest is up to you and whoever you bring!!  We hope it goes without saying that this is a sober gathering!

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Job Skills - Part 1, MS Word & Resume
May
13
5:30 PM17:30

Job Skills - Part 1, MS Word & Resume

  • River House, Franklin Rd. & Maple Grove Boise, ID, 83709 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Arianne works for the Idaho Department of Administration as a Purchasing Officer of contracts and grants. She is adept as a Hiring Manager, Interviewer and she "flies" on MS Word.  She is donating a couple of hours of her time to help our Residents learn or fine-tune their Microsoft Word skills; and also to help our Residents realize their strengths, skills and experience that they may have but not realize, and how to put them down on paper to catch the attention of Hiring Managers.  She will also detail how to construct a proper resume, what content is relevant and how to write a killer Cover Letter!

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Full Moon Hike in the Boise Mountains
May
10
7:30 PM19:30

Full Moon Hike in the Boise Mountains

Dress warm.  All River House Residents are welcome to join us on a full moon hike up above Camel's Back park.  We will start at the park and hike up a couple of hours and then back down.  Hydrate well, take a couple of granola bars with you and at least 2 liters of water.  The views will be amazing!

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