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SUNDAY, AUG. 2, 2009

Arts/Crafts

Art on the Green - Arts and crafts, food, live entertainment and children’s activities. Today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., North Idaho College campus, 1000 W. Garden Ave, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-9346

Community Roots Market - Featuring local farmers, musicians, artisans and crafters. Presented by People for Environmental Action and Community Health. Today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 2015 N. Division St. Free. (509) 435-5210

Treasures on Foxwood - Hosted by the Foxwood Tea House. Outdoor sale featuring more than 30 vendors selling antiques, collectibles, art and more. Live music both days and food vendors. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Diamond Lake off Highway 2, Newport, Wash. Free. (509) 598-0097

Coeur d’Alene Eagles Arts and Crafts Market - Featuring locally made arts and crafts with proceeds to benefit Eagles charities. Saturday, 11 a.m., 209 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 765-8526.

Home/Garden

Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens - August hours are Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Pioneer Park, just west of Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Free. (509) 625-6677

Kitchen Gardens Around the World - Join kitchen gardener EagleSong, director of Natural Beauty at Willows Lodge, Woodinville, Wash., for a journey to tasty gardens around the world. Also, Naylor Creek Nursery will be selling plants. Thursday, 6:30-9 p.m., Decades Meeting Place, 10502 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 535-8434

Plant Clinics - Hosted by the Master Gardeners. Bring questions and/or samples of plants or pest problems for help. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 276-9870

Associated Garden Clubs Yard and Garden Tour - 24th annual event features six gardens in Northwest Spokane: 3527 N. Atlantic, 3332 W. Elmhurst, 3028 W. Dalke, 2703 W. Dell Drive, 7101 N. Audubon Drive and 3403 W. Excell. Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $10, available at local nurseries or at any garden on the day of the tour. (509) 838-1275

Project HOPE Garden Party - Potluck. Aug. 13 and 27, 6 p.m., 2605 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 328-6527

Master Gardeners Youth Program - Listen to a story about why the bee has a stinger and learn how a plant is pollinated. Participants will plant seeds that attract bees. Aug. 22, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free; preregistration required. (509) 276-9870

Introduction to Permaculture - Learn about the Permaculture Design System through presentations, discussions, videos and hands-on projects. Aug. 29-30, south of Priest Lake, Idaho. $85, includes lunches. Camping available. Preregistration required; register online at www.gentleharvest.org/events. (208) 255-8100, (208) 255-2440

$5 Plant Blowout - Fall plant sale hosted by the Friends of Manito. Most gallon perennials will be on sale for $5. Aug. 29. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Maintenance area, east of Gaiser Conservatory. Free. (509) 456-8038.

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes - Two-class series is designed to help address issues that potential homebuyers face. Call to register before class date. Sept. 14-15, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Priest River, Idaho (location to be determined). $10; online classes available for $50. (208) 265-2227

Master Gardeners Youth Program - Look at garden bugs while participating in various hands-on activities. Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m. Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free; preregistration required. (509) 276-9870

Animals

Inland Empire American Quarter Horse Association Show - Test horses’ abilities in jumping, reining, barrel racing, cutting, roping and pole bending. Saturday and Aug. 9, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. (806) 376-4811, www.AQHA.com

Red Lion Hotel Dog Days of Summer - Dog walk and pet festival, presented by SCRAPS, SpokAnimal and the Spokane Humane Society. Bring your dog for the dog walk and visit pet-related exhibitors. Food and music for humans. Saturday, 9 a.m., Red Lion Inn at the Park, 201 W. North River Drive. Free. (509) 477-2984

North Idaho Fair Open Horse Show - Aug. 14, Breed, Halter and Showmanship, 1 p.m.; Aug. 15, English classes, 7 a.m.; Aug. 16, Western classes, 7 a.m. North Idaho Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 691-9314

AFA Ferret Show - Sponsored by the Inland Northwest Ferret Association. Sept. 12, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. (509) 276-9067

Stroke Stampede - Benefit relay race (horse and rider/runner or bicyclist and runner). Hosted by Hoofprints Riding Club in cooperation with Spokane County Extension Office. Sept. 27, Riverside State Park. Donation. (509) 869-4681



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