March 29, 2009 in Features

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Spring Youth Arts Classes - Elementary grade classes are Tuesdays-Thursdays, and middle and high school classes are Mondays. 4-5:30 p.m., Art on the Edge Studios, 1416 First St., Coeur d’Alene. Cost varies. (208) 676-0917, www.artontheedge.org.

Drop-In Knitting Class - Bring your own project or needles and yarn. For ages 10 and older. Tuesday, 3:30-5:30 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.

WSU Mom’s Spring Arts and Crafts Fair - Original and finely crafted items. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Washington State University, Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Pullman. Free admission. (509) 332-5206.

Quilters’ Yard Sale - Eighth Annual Washington State Quilters-Spokane Chapter event. Selling sewing-related items such as quilt tops, patterns, fabric, notions, books, embellishments and threads – perhaps even a sewing machine. Saturday, 8-11:30 a.m., West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. (509) 747-5510.

Spring Craft Sale - Presented by Spokane Valley Senior Center. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. (509) 926-1937.

Corbin Art Center Classes - Sponsored by the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. A variety of classes will be offered beginning the week of April 13. Classes include: Lawn and Garden Care, Perspective Drawing, Basic Candle Making, Homemade Bread - Italian Cooking. Preregistration required. Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $12-$55 (509) 625-6200.

Art of Making Rustic Furniture Workshop - An intermediate level, two-day workshop taught by Montana artist Harry Felton. April 18-19; a refresher course in the use of hand tools will be held April 17. Registration required by April 10. Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $155/both courses, $20/refresher course. Materials included. (509) 229-3414.

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You Can Have a Garden, Too! Series - Presented by Master Gardner Ken Hathaway of Washington State University Whitman County Extension. Wednesday, “Planting and Maintenance of Your Vegetable Garden”; April 8, “Harvesting and Storing Your Garden Vegetables.” 7-8:30 p.m., Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366.

Spokane Home and Garden Show - 34th annual event. Friday, noon-9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and next Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $8/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 534-5380.

Creating a Garden Attractive to Birds - Program presented by premier gardener, Phyllis Stephens. Sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Audubon Society. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Master, 4800 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. $5/suggested donation. (208) 661-3228.

Grow Your Own Food Class Series - Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon. Saturday: Culinary Herbs; April 11: Growing Home Fruit; April 18: Heirloom Vegetables; May 2: Raised-Bed Gardening. Learn the best varieties for our region, how to plant at the right time as well as helpful water-conservation tips and how to use less pesticide and fertilizer. 10 a.m.-noon, WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $10/class or $35/series. (509) 477-2048.

Plant Clinics and Classes - Hosted by the Master Gardeners. Plant clinic from 10 a.m.-noon; bring questions and/or samples of plants or pest problems for help. Class at 10:30 a.m. April 11, Mike Altman will discuss fuchsias, hanging baskets and more; April 18, Eva Lusk will discuss native plants and wildlife. Preregistration required. Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. (509) 276-9870.

Antique Appraisal Day - With fine art appraiser Margaret Minnick, April 17-18, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. April 17, 7 p.m., Minnick will discuss the fine art market and interesting Northwest painting appraisals, followed by a reception in the Campbell House. April 18, Minnick will be available to appraise works of fine art in 20-minute consultations, by appointment (limited to three items per person). Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. $25/lecture; $35/each painting appraisal. Proceeds benefit the continued restoration of the historic Campbell House. (509) 456-3931.

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Kaniksu QHA Classic - An American quarter horse association-approved show. Testing horses’ abilities in dozens of different classes and feature events such as jumping, reining, barrel racing, cutting, roping and pole bending. Through today. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Havana at Broadway, Spokane Valley. (806) 376-4811.

Fifth Annual Stallion Showcase and Horse Sale - All-breed horse open house and old-fashioned horse fair, with stallions at stud, horses for sale, vendors, food, new and used tack for sale, Play Day classes, Liberty class with $100 jackpot and more free family activities. Sponsored by the Spokane Morgan Club and Dragoon Morgans of Spokane. April 25-26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 11223 E. Mission Ave., down the hill and behind Valley Mission Park, Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 796-2140, www.spokanehorsesale.com.


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