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The Art Coop Classes – Fused Glass Pendants and Earrings – Today, 6-8 p.m., or June 28, 6-8 p.m., $30. Sun Dyeing – Sunday or June 23, 1-3 p.m., $30. Materials provided. Mosaic Saucer– Tuesdays, June 15-22, 6-9 p.m., $45. Mosaic Mirror– Thursdays, June 17-24, 6-9 p.m., $45. The Art Coop, 4225 N. G St. (private home studio). Reservations required; call (509) 327-3726 or (509) 290-2542 or visit

Fused Glass Jewelry Class – Assemble a pendant and earring set or two pendants after learning how to cut glass. Come prepared with an idea of colors you want to work with or a piece of clothing you wish to match. Open to ages 16 and older. Saturday, 1-3 p.m. at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Parkway, Uniontown, Wash. Cost is $45; includes all materials. Registration required by Friday., (509) 229-3414

Painting One Stroke Flowers – Presented by Spokane Parks and Recreation. June 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $35; preregistration required. (509) 625-6200

Christian Youth Theater – North Idaho – Weeklong theater arts camps, June 21-Aug. 20. Bitty campers (ages 5-6) meet Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon and all day on Fridays. Junior campers (ages 7-13) meet Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Teens and tween camps are June 28-Aug. 2 (for campers ages 11-18) and Aug. 2-6 (for campers ages 13-18). Teen and tween camps are held Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Each camp includes theater arts workshops, theater and outdoor games, team competitions, a camp T-shirt and a performance on Fridays with parts for everyone. Cost is $150 for Junior, Tween or Teen Camps and $90 for Bitty Camps if registered by June 11. Visit or call (208) 765-8600.

Summer Arts Program for Youth – Sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission. Classes for pre-kindergarten through 10th grade include drawing, painting, African batik, stage improv, cultural arts, construction/assemblage and collage, guitar, mosaics, book arts, arts and crafts and rhythm and music. June 22-24, June 29-July 1, July 6-8 and July 13-15 at Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Cost is $30 for each three-day, two-hour class (includes supplies and a snack)., (208) 676-9132

NEWAARTS Gallery Drum-making – June 26 and July 3, $105 (register by June 18). Beginning Oil Paintings– For ages 10 and older, Saturdays in August, $55 (register by July 18). 260 N. Oak St., Colville. (509) 680-3443

Summer Theatre Arts Camp – For youth ages 11-16. Covers acting, storytelling, monologue and scene writing, ballroom and world dance, mask making, puppetry and teamwork on stage. Two-week camp is held July 26-Aug. 6, Mondays-Fridays, 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 Spokane Bridge Road. Cost is $450 per camper, and includes two juice and snack breaks each day, a complete lunch each day and all materials. (509) 993-7121,

Pend Oreille Playhouse Association’s Music-Theater Summer Camp – Open to area youth, grades 5-12. Monday-Friday, Aug. 16-27; cost is $50, students bring sack lunches, snacks and beverages are provided. Space is limited; register at the Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. or online at (509) 671-3389

Step in the Write Direction – Presented by the Inland Empire Region of The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Includes speakers, a book sale, “The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing,” crafting your novel, an agent critique of first pages, “Illustrators’ Intensive” and more. Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Cost is $95 by Tuesday, $105 from Wednesday-Aug. 15, and $120 at the door. (509) 482-5288,,


The Spokane Novelists Group – Writers support/critique group, open to anyone with an interest in writing fiction. Participants should bring five to 10 pages to read aloud and six to eight copies for others to read along and critique. Saturday, noon, Spokane County Library, Argonne Branch, 4322 N. Argonne Road. (509) 590-7316

Spokane Valley Senior Writers – Informal group meets to write and exchange ideas. Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. New members welcome. (509) 921-9284

RiversEdge Chorus of Sweet Adelines – Women’s a cappella singing group. Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m., Northside Church of Christ, 5601 N. Jefferson St. (509) 323-9059,

Call for artists

Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center – Seeking artists to exhibit at the gallery during photography and sculpture exhibit, June 18-July 9. Interested artists should contact Louise Telford at (208) 457-8950 or For more information, visit

Free Allergy Testing Inc. – Seeking artwork to be adopted as the permanent logo of Free Allergy Testing Inc. Open to artists of all ages and abilities. Interested artists should submit their work by June 30. For more information, visit logo-contest.php.

Artists Loose on the Palouse – Seeking artists and crafters for the Valleyford Art Festival, July 23-25. Weekend includes dinner and dance, historical tours and a parade. (509) 747-6294,

Bluewaters Bluegrass Festival Accepting applications from vendors and artisans with unique crafts and artwork for this year’s festival, Aug. 6-8 at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake., (509) 869-0252

Dodson’s Jewelers – Open call for paintings, either watercolor or oils, with an Italian theme for an exhibition to run during November. Call (509) 624-4163 for more information.

First Friday – Seeking artists whose work is ready to show in nontraditional venues such as coffee shops, wineries and other downtown businesses during self-guided monthly art walks. Referral opportunity only, venues are responsible for selecting their own artists. (509) 625-6079,

Avenue West Gallery – Looking for artists interested in applying for membership. Call (509) 838-4999 or visit the gallery at 122 S. Monroe St. for more information.

Pottery Place Plus – Looking for new members, particularly woodworkers but will consider any fine craft media; contact Also looking for guest artists to be featured each month, including First Friday receptions; contact

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn – Seeking performing artists of any genre to fill out the 2010 event calendar for the facility in Uniontown, Wash. (509) 229-3655,

Art Works Gallery – Seeking one or two artists to become members of the Sandpoint artist’s cooperative. (208) 263-2642,

Northeast Washington Arts Council – Accepting original work from artists for the gallery and studio space at 260 Oak St., Colville. Cost is minimal, environment is professional. (509) 936-1527,

Call for performers

Fall Folk Festival – Seeking musicians, dancers, storytellers and crafters for the 25th annual festival, Nov. 20-21 at Spokane Community College. Applications available at; must be postmarked by July 1.

Call for volunteers

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre – Volunteers needed to help with various tasks, including: serving meals to actors and crew members at dress rehearsals, assembling welcome baskets for actors, helping with concessions and raffle tickets and promoting shows by hanging posters. Summer season runs through August at North Idaho College’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. E-mail or call (208) 769-7780 for more information.

Deadline to submit items is noon on the Friday before publication. Send information to Libby Fisher, Arts Calendar, Features Dept., P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210 or e-mail to