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Sun., Aug. 22, 2010


The Buggy Barn Outdoor Quilt Show & Folk Art Sale - Saturday- Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 28848 Tramm Road North, just off Highway 2, about one mile east of Reardan, Wash. Free admission. (509) 796-2188, (877) 339-0281,


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. Monday-Friday, 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. Thursday, 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, Saturday, noon, Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. $15., (208) 669-0763

“While We’re Waiting” - Workshops for Women Over 40 - Offered by the WSU/Pend Oreille County Extension office. Saturday-Aug. 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

“Beneficial Natural Enemies of Plant-feeding Insects”- Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society presentation featuring Ed Bechinski, University of Idaho professor of entomology. Co-sponsored by the City of Sandpoint Park and Recreation Department. Sept. 25, 9:45 a.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 255-2780


Bark For Life - American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event for people and their dogs. Thursday, 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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