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Sun., March 21, 2010


LEAP Forestry Course Registration – Register now for the Logger Education Advance Professionalism forestry course being offered in Bonners Ferry, Wednesday and Thursday. University of Idaho Extension Offices. $40/includes resource material. (208) 446-1680.

Author Rhonda Kutson – Presents “Escape from Hell,” noon-3 p.m. at Hastings Books, 101 E. Appleway Ave. (208) 664-0464.

Spring Gathering – Featuring songs and scenes from upcoming shows, entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and silent auction with proceeds to benefit Lake City Playhouse. $20. (208) 667-1323.


“The Continuum Project” – Film on alpine, rock and ice climbing Monday, 7 p.m. at Todd Lecture Hall in Molstead Library at North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave. (208) 769-7809.

Heyburn State Park Master Plan Open House – Monday from 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Heyburn State Park Visitor Center near St. Maries. Opportunities available to view the draft plan, review proposals and provide comment. The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is taking comments on the Web site until April 14 and will review and approve the master plan in May.

A Celebration of Women – Monday, 6-8 p.m. at Greenrbiar Inn, 315 Wallace Ave. Held in recognition of Women’s History Month. Participants have the option of dressing like a notable woman past or present and to tell her story in 2-3 minutes. Includes buffet dinner and dessert. Pre-pay for reservations. $23/pre-paid. (208) 667-0648 or (208) 667-3361.

WMBA Women’s Networking and Fundraiser – Monday fundraising group, noon at River City Lanes, 965 W. Seltice Way, Post Falls. (208) 660-6672.

Baby Anthony Fundraiser – Monday, 6 p.m.-midnight at Best Western Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway. Includes spaghetti feed, raffle and auction. Anthony was born in January 2009 with a rare vascular tumor in his face and neck. Proceeds will help Children’s Hospital in San Diego perform multiple surgeries to his brain, eye, neck and cheek. His mother, Jessica, is a single mom and must move to California to begin the critical procedures for Anthony. Donations can be made at any U.S. Bank location under the name of Anthony Thomas-Estello. $20/person, includes dinner; free/age 11 and younger. (208) 704-4771.

Cooking Classes at the Historic Greenbriar Inn – Monday, Classic Sauces, 6-9 p.m. at Historic Greenbriar Inn, 315 E. Wallace Ave. Registration is required. $35-$45 per class. (208) 667-9660.

NIC Dual Credit Information Session - Post Falls – For high school seniors, juniors and parents, Tuesday, 6-7 p.m. at Post Falls High School Library, 2832 E. Poleline. (208) 769-3229.

Bonner County Commissioners Public Hearing – Wednesday, 1 p.m. at the Bonner County Administration Building, 1500 state Highway 2, Sandpoint. (208) 265-1458.

All Succession Planting - Planting Vegetables Season Long – Wednesday, 6 p.m. at the Bonner County Extension Office, 4205 N. Boyer, Sandpoint. Presented by Judith Pagliasotti, certified Master Gardener. Preregistration is mandatory. $10. (208) 263-8511.

“Fantastic Mr. Fox” – Thursday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at Panida, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students, $4/children. (208) 263-9191.

Spring Computer Classes – Series of classes held Thursdays and Saturdays through May 22, 8:30-10 a.m. at Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St. Taught by Wendy Omerso. Pre-registration required. This week is Storing, Sharing and Printing Digital Photos. $10/class, nonrefundable. (208) 773-1506.

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Presentation – Thursday, 5:30 p.m. at the Kootenai Wildlife Refuge, Bonners Ferry. Phil Hough and Sandy Compton will discuss wilderness proposals for the Scotchman Peaks, show a slide show, and answer questions. Learn about free hiking programs, get free maps and meet new hiking partners. Friends of Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge member meeting to follow in the Refuge Education Barn.

Book Signings by Local Authors – Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave. Includes Jean Flanigen, author of “The Zhombie Conspiracy” and “The Zhombie Connection”; Dawn Nelson, Author of “A Cowgirl Remembers When” and “A Cowgirl’s Justice”; Bob Manion, author of “The Treehouse” and “Santa’s Heroes”; Sharon Cramer, author of “Cougar Cub Tales”; Robert Pillsbury, author of “Crossroads”; Penny Rundle, author of “The Last Caravan”; Frank Scalise, author of “All that Counts”; Vern Hopkins, author of “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time”; and James Parry, author of “Book All The Teachers.” Free admission. (208) 769-2315.

Coeur d’Alene Blues Festival – Friday, Blues Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene; Saturday, live blues at the Coeur d’Alene Resort convention center; live music all weekend at the Shore Lounge; Sunday, Gospel brunch at Dockside. 1-800-325-SEAT.

Dr. Rex Rammell’s Billion Dollar Pledge to Idahoans – The committee to elect Dr. Rex Rammell for Idaho Governor is hosting free dinner forums at the following North Idaho locations. Call to reserve a seat. Friday, 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in St. Maries; Saturday, 6 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Hall in Priest River; March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Silver Lake Motel in Coeur d’Alene; March 29 at 6 p.m. at the Golden Spikes Estate Clubhouse in Rathdrum; March 30 at 6 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Hall in Athol; March 31 at noon and 6 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Hall in Wallace; and April 1 at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Osburn. (208) 301-2412.

Mud Bay Jugglers with the Tune Stranglers – Friday, 7:30 p.m. Panida, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. Presented by Pend Oreille Arts Council. $20/adults, $8/youth. (208) 263-9191.

Spring Pasta Salads – Saturday, 3 p.m. at Health Education Center at Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St. Presented by Dane Rice, manager of Pilgrim’s Deli. $10. (208) 676-9730.

Northwest Sacred Music Chorale Fall Concert – . Saturday at 7 p.m. and March 28 at 3 p.m. at the Kroc Center Theatre, 1765 W. Golf Course Road. Concert featuring Jackson and Almeda Berkey of Mannheim Steamroller. $15/general, $12/seniors and students. (208) 755-6376.

Log Cabin Spinners Spin-In 2010 – Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Red Lion Templin’s Hotel Conference Center, 414 E. First Ave. Annual event hosted by The Log Cabin Spinners Fiber Arts Guild. Short demonstrations throughout the day, vendors, door prizes, raffles, a show and tell table and concessions. (208) 773-4250.

Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Four Season Assisted Living, 840 E. Dalton Ave. Games and treats for children up to age 12. Parking is available across the street at Coeur d’Alene High School. Bring a basket or bag to gather eggs. (208) 665-2100.


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