August 16, 2009 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

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

“Annuals” - Senior Circle presentation by Master Gardener Steve Nokes. For age 50 and older. Wednesday, 1-2 p.m., Valley Hospital Health and Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. RSVP requested. (509) 473-5899

Plant Clinic - 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

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. Saturday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free; preregistration required. (509) 276-9870

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

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

Animals

North Idaho Fair Open Horse Show - Today, Western classes. 7 a.m., North Idaho Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 691-9314

Bird Watching - Survey of Mica Bay Wetland, hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Audubon Society. Tuesday, 7-11 a.m., meet at Fairmont Loop on Highway 95, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-4739, (208) 664-5318


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