August 15, 2010 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Treasures on Foxwood - Featuring 40 antiques/collectibles vendors plus live music, wine and beer patio. Today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., five miles south of Newport, Wash., between mile markers 328 and 329 on Highway 2. $4 (free/12 and under); three-course tea available for $10. (509) 447-2346, (509) 589-0097, treasuresonfoxwood.com

Millwood Art Fest - Works by 10 to 15 artists exhibiting jewelry, watercolor, oil paintings, fused and stained glass, photography and other crafts. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 9009 E. Euclid Ave., behind Millwood Gallery, Millwood. Free admission. (509) 927-2222

Home/Garden

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes, Coeur d’Alene - Eight-hour class is designed to help address issues that potential homebuyers face. Tuesday and Aug. 24, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Association of Realtors Conference Room, 409 W. Neider Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10; preregistration required. Online classes available for $50 statewide. (208) 667-0664

Afternoons in the Greenhouse - Presented by YMCA of the Inland Northwest/The Green Way Program. Children in grades one and up will learn about growing plants, make crafts and explore along a nature trail. Aug. 23-27, Garden Gifts, daily from 4:15 to 5 p.m., Valley YMCA Greenhouse, 2421 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $15/session; preregistration required. (509) 777-9622, ext. 206

Guided Tours of Manito Park Gardens - Presented by WSU Master Gardeners. Aug. 26, Joel E. Ferris Perennial Garden, 6 p.m. Meet at the south entrance to the Gaiser Conservatory, Manito Park. Free. (509) 477-2183

Food Preservation Workshops - Canning, freezing or preparing foods for drying. Chutneys, Relishes and Pesto, Aug. 28, noon, Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. $15/class. outreach@moscowfood.coop, (208) 669-0763

“While We’re Waiting” - Workshops for Women Over 40 - Offered by the WSU/Pend Oreille County Extension office. Aug. 28-29, Finishing a Straw Bale Structure, $100/weekend, includes lunch, snacks and beverages. Preregistration required. (509) 447-2401

Canning for Couples - Part 2 - Hosted by the WSU Pend Oreille County Extension and WSU Master Food Preservers. Taught by Master Food Preserver Bonnie Wyrobeck. Aug. 31, vegetable soup broths, homemade sauerkraut, pickles and jerky, participants should bring a 5-pound cabbage and their own garden vegetables for soup stock. Usk Community Center, Usk, Wash. $5 per class; preregistration required. (509) 447-2401

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes, Sandpoint - Eight-hour class is designed to help address issues that potential homebuyers face. Sept. 14 and 16, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Selkirk Association of Realtors Conference Room, 325 Marion Ave., Sandpoint. $10; preregistration required. Online classes available for $50 statewide. (208) 265-2227, (208) 255-1443

Washington State Quilters Spokane Chapter - Quarterly meeting with speaker Judy Niemeyer. Sept. 23, 1 or 7 p.m., Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, Commons Room, 4000 W. Randolph Road. $7/door. (509) 435-3889

Animals

Bark For Life - American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event for people and their dogs. Aug. 26. 5-9 p.m., Life Care Center and Garden Plaza, 2800 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls. $25 for owner and dog, $15 without dog, free for spectators. (208) 620-0175


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