August 23, 2009 in Idaho Voices

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Aglow Coeur d’Alene Day Lighthouse Community Outreach -2-5 p.m. at Dalton Gardens Community Park, Fourth Street and Hanley Avenue. Free food, fun, fellowship, prayer, worship and entertainment by the New Anointing Quartet. Also includes healing with Grace and Glory Ministries and Cliff and Carol Thome. (208) 930-4482.

Coeur d’Alene Shootout - A double-elimination, three-on-three basketball tournament for third-graders through adults at North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave. $100/team, includes a T-shirt. (208) 769-5975.

Coeur d’Alene Wooden Boat Show – Featuring new and vintage wooden boats at the boardwalk downtown near the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St. (208) 667-5986.

Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series – 1-4 p.m. at City Park downtown. Inclement weather moves the concert to the Resort Plaza at Third Street and Sherman Avenue. This week is rock’n’roll with the Rhythm Dawgs. (208) 667-3162.

RLM Community Kids’ Day - Serving three communities from 3-6 p.m. at Prairie View Elementary School in Post Falls, Canfield Middle School in Coeur d’Alene and Lakeland High School in Rathdrum. Free backpacks, kids’ haircuts and kids’ clothes. Enjoy inflatable bouncers, games, prizes, food and live music. Sponsored by Real Life Ministries. (208) 818-1486 or (208) 446-2420.

Cruisin’ for a Cure – A 1950s-style cruise boarding the Serendipity Houseboat at 4 p.m. at 1100 E. Lakeshore Drive on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Includes hors d’oeuvres, barbecue, drinks, silent auction, dancing and live music. Prizes awarded for the best ’50s-era outfit. Must be 21 or older. Benefits the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Contact Alex at amonteiro@pancanvolunteer.org. $75/person, $125/couple. (208) 640-6341.

Upcoming

Quilting for Teens - Monday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hayden Library, 8385 N. Government Way. Enjoy quilting with the North Idaho Quilters. Register online at www.eventbrite.com. (208) 772-5612.

Coeur d’Alene Downtown Concert Series – Tuesdays through Aug. 25, 6-8:30 p.m. at Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave. This week is Beatles tribute band Revolver. Inclement weather moves the event to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza on Sherman Avenue. (208) 667-3162.

Healthy Pregnancy and Birth Options – Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. at Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St. Free presentation by Inga Arts, certified professional midwife at Dayspring Midwifery. Learn about healthy diet choices during pregnancy. (208) 676-9730.

Right to Vote - Wednesday, 11 a.m. in the Shirley Parker Storyroom at Coeur d’Alene Public Library. Mayor Sandi Bloem will read stories about the history of the women’s suffrage movement. Hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Public Library in partnership with the Kootenai County League of Women Voters. A celebration of the anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. (208) 769-2315.

MRP Arenacross Racing – Wednesday, 7 p.m. during the North Idaho Fair at the fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. Sponsored by MRP Promotions LLC. Call for registration cost and deadline, (208) 691-1343.

Concentration and Memory – Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St. Equip your child for a successful school year with natural approaches to improve attention and focus. Free presentation by naturopathic doctor Jeremiah Stephens. (208) 676-9730.

Community Conversations: Environment 101 – Thursday, 6 p.m. in the Community Room at the Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave. “Coeur d’Alene Lake Heritage and Future - Tribal Stewardship and Lake Management,” presented by Howard Funke, attorney for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. (208) 667-9093 or (208) 769-2315.

Women’s Weekend at Camp Four Echoes – Registration deadline is Friday for the event Sept. 11-13. All-women festival of outdoor camaraderie at Camp Four Echoes on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Enjoy food, wine and a variety of classes including belly-dancing, martini making, yoga and crafts. Proceeds benefit Girl Scout programs. $160/includes cabin camping, meals, drinks and activities. (509) 534-0225.

Summer Living History Series – Friday, 6 p.m. at Silver Mountain’s Gondola Village in Kellogg. Presentation entitled “Mining in Idaho, Today and Yesterday.” (208) 783-1111, ext. 8212.

“Moon” – Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/senior citizens and students. (208) 263-9191.

Introduction to Permaculture - Begins Saturday at 9 a.m. and runs through Sunday 3 p.m. at Medicine Circle Eco-Retreat, south of Priest Lake. Learn about the Permaculture Design System through presentations, discussions, videos and hands-on projects. Preregistration is required. Camping is available. Online registration available at www.gentleharvest.org/events. $85/includes lunches. (208) 255-8100 or (208) 255-2440.

Raw Food Diet Detox & Weight Loss 30-day Challenge - Facilitated by Shannon Bullington. Saturday, weigh-in and intro from 9-10 a.m.; Sept. 5, rally for support, recipes and ideas from 9-10 a.m.; Sept. 19, rally for support, recipes and ideas from 9-10 a.m.; Sept. 30, final weigh-in, check-in 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Registration includes a copy of “The Raw Food Detox Diet: The Five-Step Plan for Vibrant Health and Maximum Weight Loss” by Natalia Rose, certified clinician nutritionist. Also includes 10 percent savings on entire Pilgrim’s produce department during 30-day challenge. Tickets may be purchased at the store. Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $50 registration/includes book guide. (208) 676-9730.

Harrison and Little Harrison Slow Hike – Saturday on Upper Pack River Road Northwest of Sandpoint. Easy-to-moderate, 4 1/2-mile roundtrip family hike northwest of Sandpoint on the Upper Pack River Road. Recommended for kids age 8 and older. Organized by Idaho Conservation League. Approximately 7 a.m.-5 p.m., call for details and meeting location. (208) 265-3511 or (208) 265-9565.

Annual Adopt-A-Crag – Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon at Q’emiln Park in Post Falls. Cleanup event hosted by North Idaho College Outdoor Pursuits as part of the Access Fund. Volunteers needed to clean up trails, remove graffiti and pick up trash. There will be refreshments as well as prize drawings and an afternoon of climbing. (208) 769-7809.

Buddy Walk – Saturday, 9 a.m. at Riverstone Park. Fundraiser and Down syndrome awareness one-mile walk along the perimeter of the park. First 100 people registered may participate. Presented by DS Connections. Call for registration form or visit www.dsconnections.com. (208) 755-5079.

Summer Sounds at Park Place – Saturday concert series through Labor Day weekend, noon-2 p.m. at the Park Place Stage, corner of First Avenue and Cedar Street, Sandpoint. This week is Gary George. (208) 263-6139.


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