Hand Up, Not a Hand Out Veterans Stand Down -Today, meals will be served from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., and medical care, haircuts, showers, food, clothing and toiletries also will be available until 2 p.m. Veterans need to bring a DD214, VA card or military identification to participate. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., National Guard Armory, 555 E. Seltice Way, Post Falls. 769-1558, ext. 3993 or 3998.
2008 Flip Factory Fall Festival – All day games, food, bouncy castle, chili cook off, and open gym at Flip Factory Gymnastics, 510 Best Ave, Coeur d’Alene. 666-1300.
Book Signing – 1-3 p.m. at Sower Bible Bookstore, 7352 N. Government Way Beverly Seaton Ingersoll with “4 Months of God’s Mercy” and Christine Marie Johnson with “The Tree With No Limbs.” 635-5109 or 762-9091.
Coeur d’Alene Audubon Field Trip – Meet at 8 a.m. at Big K parking lot on the corner of U.S. Highway 95 and Neider Avenue for the all-day trip to Turnbull State Park near Cheney. 765-5378.
Ferret Show – Today at Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Building 25, 4056 N. Government Way. Presented by the Inland Northwest Ferret Association. Visit www.northidahofair.com for more information. 446-1680.
Hauser Lake Watershed Poker Run – Walk, run or bike. $25-$100 in prizes. Music by Lion’s Pride. 10:30 a.m., Hauser Lake Resort, Hauser Lake. $20/includes lunch and a free raffle ticket. 777-0489 or 457-8329.
Cataldo Reunion Potluck – Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Mission Inn, 36179 E. Canyon Road, Cataldo, open to all current and former residents of Cataldo. Participants should bring a potluck dish, dinnerware, lawn chairs, and pictures and memorabilia of the Cataldo area. Idaho
Coeur d’Alene Audubon Program – Monday, 7-9 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 521 E. Lakeside Ave. “Bird Photos: Stories from the Field,” by Tom Davenport of Prairie Photography. Includes refreshments and silent auction for books. 664-5318.
League of Women Voters Panel Discussion – Monday, 4:30-6:30 p.m., 15th Street Fire Department, 15th Street. 699-5198.
NARFE Chapter 218 – Monday, noon at Rockin’ Robin Cafe, 3650 N. Government Way. 772-7643.
Candidates Forum – Tuesday, 6-9 p.m. at Panhandle State Bank Community Center, Sandpoint. Sponsored by ClimateCAN Land Use Subcommittee and Model Forest Policy Program hosts the forum entitled, “Forest-Water-Climate: Creating Policies for Our Future.”
Speed Dating for Single Professionals – Tuesday at Brix, 317 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Single professionals can have up to 12 six-minute dates in one evening. Ages 50-63 at 6:30 p.m.; and ages 30-49 at 8 p.m. Online registration is required. Presented by Cupid.com/PreDating. $35. (509) 244-1712.
Step Up For Kids Day Candidates Forum – Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St. Voter registration will be available at the event. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters. 699-5198.
Family to Family Class – Tuesday evenings, call to register. Bonner General Hospital classroom, Sandpoint. 597-2047.
Aglow International Ladies Brunch – Wednesday 10 a.m. at Silver Lake Motel and Convention Center, 6160 Sunshine St. Special guest speaker will present The Glory of the Lord. 930-4482.
NAMI Far North Educational and Support meeting – Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. in the classroom at Bonner General Hospital, Sandpoint. Dennis Thibault will speak on Vocational Rehabilitation and Workers with Disability Medicaid. 263-0822.
The Medicare Puzzle-Part D – Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon at the St. Maries Fire Station, 308 W. Jefferson. What you need to know about Medicare issues, presented by Tonya Steele. 666-2996.
“An Evening of Dessert” with Frank Peretti – Friday, 7-9 p.m. at Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St. Fundraiser for the pro choice Open Arms Pregnancy Care Center and Real Choices Clinic. Event includes desserts made by the pastry chef at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, musical selections, and a brief drama presentation. For tickets, visit www.OpenArmsEvents.com. $35/each, $280/table reservation. 687-6906.
“Man on a Wire” – Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. Riveting documentary on Philippe Petit’s wire walk between the Twin Towers. $7/adults, $6/seniors/students, $4/children. 263-9191.
“Quiet the Mind and Open the Heart” – Friday, 6 p.m., and Saturday at 1 p.m. at Harding Family Center, 411 15th St. Experimental workshop with Lindsay Wagner, aka the Bionic Woman. 666-6755.
“Sex, Violence and Your Mind” – Friday, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon at North Idaho College’s Molstead Library, 1000 W. Garden Ave. A discussion on ways of protecting yourself from the effects of media influence. Presented by Venerable Thubten Chodron, Tibetan nun, author and teacher. 769-3355.
“Starting Small - Teaching Tolerance in Preschool and the Early Grades” – Friday, 4 p.m. at the Human Rights Education Institute, 414 W. Mullan Road. With guest Bonnie Douglas. 292-2359.
Amaizing Corn Maze – Friday, 4-11 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. on Beck Road just off Highway 53 in Hauser. More than 12 acres of family fun with mazes, food court and free parking. No pets, no purses or backpacks in maze, strollers and wheel chairs enter at own risk. Maze open weekends through Oct. 31. $8/adults, $5/ages 5-12 and seniors age 60 and older, free/age 4 and younger. Price changes during special Haunted Week Oct. 24-31. (509) 242-CORN (2676).
Democrat Activist Training – Friday begins at 5 p.m. through Sunday at noon at Kootenai County Democratic Headquarters, 1124 E. Sherman Ave. Three-day training camp for students, precinct leaders and activists. Free to students, $20/others. 765-0965.