North Idaho Fair Open Horse Show – Concludes today with Western classes, 7 a.m. at North Idaho Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. (208) 691-9314.
August Bird Watching – Tuesday, 7-11 a.m. Meet at Fairmont Loop on U.S. Highway 95 for a survey of Mica Bay wetland. Hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Audubon Society. (208) 664-4739 or (208) 664-5318.
Puppet Palooza - Wednesday, 11 a.m. at Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave. Enjoy puppet shows performed by the library’s summer youth staff. (208) 769-2315.
“Mental Health and Overall Healthcare” – Wednesday, 6 p.m. showing of “Canvas – The Movie,” starring Marcia Gay Harden and Joe Pantoliano in the classroom at Bonner General Hospital, Sandpoint. (208) 597-2047.
Free Cooking Class – Thursday, 5:30-7 p.m. at The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. Taught by Chef Jan Ashcraft. Menu will be a tribute to breast cancer awareness and will focus on cooking with no added preservatives. (208) 457-8950.
Coeur d’Alene Chamber Picnic in the Park – Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at City Park downtown. Preview upcoming activities, food and beverages provided.
Mardi Gras Party Business Fair – Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at Panhandle State Bank, 6878 W. state Highway 53. Rathdrum Area Chamber event includes products, services, food, beverages, kids activities, giveaways and live entertainment by Nobody Famous. (208) 687-5585.
“Food, Inc.” – Thursday, 7:30 at Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/senior citizens and students. (208) 263-9191.
Community Conversations: Environment 101 – “From Tubbs Hill to Cougar Bay-Land Preservation in our Region,” presented by Scott Reed, Esquire and author of A Treasure Called Tubbs Hill. Thursday, 6 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Library Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave. (208) 667-9093 or (208) 769-2315.
Elderhelp Charity Shoot-out Golf Tournament – Friday, 1:30 p.m. at Highlands Golf Course in Post Fall. Cash shoot-to-win opportunity. All proceeds will benefit Elderhelp charities for seniors. Fee includes greens fees, cart and dinner/silent auction. $110/person. (208) 660-3480.