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Sun., June 20, 2010


Treasures on Foxwood - Hosted by the Foxwood Tea House. Outdoor vendor sale featuring more than 40 vendors selling antiques, collectibles, arts, live music and food vendors. Today, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 125 Foxwood, two miles north of Diamond Lake off Highway 2, between mile markers 328 and 329, Newport, Wash. $4/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 589-0097.

Father’s Day at Mobius Kids - All dads and granddads receive $2 off museum admission. Come on down and make a special Father’s Day craft. Today, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Mobius Kids, 808 W. Main Ave., Lower Level. $5.75/general admission. (509) 624-KIDS.

Summer Clay Classes - For students in grades 7-12. Hosted by Lewis and Clark High School. Session 1, Monday-July 9 (no class on July 5); Session 2, July 6-22. Held Monday-Thursday, 9-11 a.m., Lewis and Clark High School, 521 W. Fourth Ave. $90/session or $135/five weeks. (509) 354-7000.

Co-op Kids - Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy free activities, with snacks and materials donated by the Moscow Food Co-op. Tuesday: Meet at the Moscow Food Co-op Cafe to learn origami. 9 a.m., Moscow Food Co-op Cafe, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Coeur d’Alene Bead Stampede - July 2-4. 17th annual event. Fifteen vendors from around the Northwest selling beads from around the world. July 2, noon-5 p.m.; July 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and July 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Kootenai County Fairground and Event Center, Building 3, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $3, good all three days. (208) 661-2911.

Golden Era Antique and Art Fest - July 16-17. Fine local crafts, art, Indian tacos, horse drawn wagon rides, beer garden, live music, antiques and collectibles. 3-8 p.m., Highway 97, 10 miles south of the Coeur d’Alene Casino. Plummer, Idaho. Free admission. (208) 661-6313.

Artists Loose on the Palouse Arts and Crafts Fair - July 23-25. Fourth annual event. July 23, 2-8 p.m.; July 24, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and July 25, noon-6 p.m., On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. (509) 747-6294.


Guided Tours of Manito Park Gardens - Presented by WSU Master Gardeners. Tour locations, dates and times include: July 17, Rose Hill Garden, 2 p.m.; Aug. 14, tours of all gardens during Manito Park Celebration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 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.

Canning Workshop - Class will focus on the water bath technique. For ages 14 and older. Pre-registration is required. Monday. 5:30-8:30 p.m., Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $27. (509) 625-6200.

Renewable Energy Generation for the Home - Chris Drake of Avista will discuss the possibility of generating your own electricity. Monday. 6 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Seed Swap - Held Tuesdays in June during the Tuesday Grower’s Market. Swap extra garden seeds with others. Extra seeds and pots can be donated to the swap and seedlings will also be available for purchase from the growers. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op Parking Lot, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-8537.

Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society Presentation - Guest speaker is Jennifer Ekstrom presenting “Milfoil Management in Lake Pend Oreille: A Wide Angle Perspective.” 9:45 a.m. Saturday. Sandpoint Community Hall, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 946-9127.

Spokane Rose Show 2010 - Presented by the Spokane Rose Society. The show is open to the general public and nonmembers can also enter their own roses. Have a nice rose from your own yard? Bring it in and learn how to show it. For more information, visit Saturday. 10 a.m., West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. Free.

Art in the Garden Tour (Chewelah) - Tour selected gardens as well as paintings/drawings in garden settings. Tickets available at Aker’s Pharmacy and Valley Drug Co. in Chewelah, Wash. and Wynne Street Nursery in Colville. Saturday. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $6.

Bonner County Master Gardeners Garden Tour - Call (208) 263-8511 to get list of gardens. Tickets available at extension office or at each garden day of tour. June 27. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sandpoint. $10.

Annual Walking Tour of EWU’s Historic Campus - Presented by the Eastern Washington University Friends of the Library. 90-minute narrated walking tour that begins with a brief slide show and concludes with a reception and light refreshments. June 28. 6 p.m. Starts in Hargreaves Hall, second floor reading room, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2264.

Washington State Quilters Spokane Chapter - Quarterly meeting with Speaker Roxanne Carter. Two times to choose from: 1 or 7 p.m. July 22. Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, Commons Room, 4000 W. Randolph Road. $7/door. (509) 435-3889.

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes-Coeur d’Alene - July 22 and 29 or Aug. 17 and 24, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Two-class series is designed to help address issues that potential home-buyers face. Online classes are available for $50 statewide. Call to register before class date. Coeur d’Alene Association of Realtors Conference Room, 409 W. Neider Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10. (208) 667-0664.

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes – Sandpoint - July 24, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eight hour class is designed to help address issues that potential home-buyers face. Online classes are available for $50 statewide. Call to register before class date. Selkirk Association of Realtors Conference Room, 325 Marion Ave., Sandpoint. $10. (208) 265-2227 or 255-1443.

Iris Rhizome Sale - Purchase varieties of iris rhizomes from miniature dwarf bearded iris to tall bearded iris to Siberian iris. Sponsored by the Town and Country Iris Society. Sales runs from 10 a.m. until sold out. Iris growing information will also be available. July 31. 10 a.m., Center Court, Spokane Valley Mall, Spokane Valley. Free admission; rhizomes $2 each. (509) 671-1539.


Dog Obedience Training - Puppy Kindergarten - For dogs age 10 weeks to 4 months and handlers 16 years and older. Learn the basics of raising a well-behaved dog. Pre-registration is required. Held Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday-July 13. Post House, corner of North Post Street and West Nora Avenue. $43. Offered through Spokane Parks and Recreation Department, (509) 625-6200.

Author Lisa Lucas – Clayton, Wash., author is a certified dog trainer and founder of Northern Tails Dog Training. She will be accompanied by her own dog as she demonstrates techniques from her book, “Recipe for a Calm Dog.” June 30. 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

43rd Annual Cheney Rodeo - July 9-11. Performances are July 9-10 at 8 p.m., July 11 at 2 p.m., gates open two hours prior. July 9 is “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” day, in support of breast cancer awareness; and July 11 is “Family Day” with pony rides for kids. Dances July 9-10, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Tickets available in Cheney at BiMart, Ben Franklin and Cheney Feed & Tack; in Medical Lake at Village Supply; in Airway Heights at Yokes; and in Spokane at Best Western Peppertree Airport Inn, HAV Western Wear in Spokane Valley and Big R locations. July 9-11. Bi-Mart Arena, State Route 904, take exit 270 (Cheney/Four Lakes) from I-90 or exit 257 (Cheney/Tyler), Cheney. $12/advance, $16/door, $6/ages 7-12, free/age 5 and younger; $5/dances.


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