May 9, 2010 in Idaho Voices

In brief: Museum prepares for summer hours

From Local Reports

Bonners Ferry – The Boundary County Museum is now open for the summer, Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Boundary County Historical Society, made up of volunteers, recently prepared for the upcoming Smithsonian Exhibit, “Journey Stories.” The exhibit will open at the museum May 28.

For more information, call (208) 267-7720.

Summer Theater seeks volunteers

COEUR D’ALENE – Local residents who love the theater are needed to volunteer for the summer season at the Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre.

Volunteers are needed from May through August and may be asked to give 15 to 50 hours of their time, including serving meals to actors and crew members at dress rehearsals, assembling welcome baskets for actors, helping with concessions and raffle tickets, and promoting performances, such as hanging posters throughout the area.

The theater is at North Idaho College’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center.

For more information, call the box office at (208) 769-7780 or e-mail aaron@cdasummer

Dog d’Alene events Saturday

COEUR D’ALENE – The second annual “Dog d’Alene” will be held on Saturday on the green space at Sixth and Sherman Ave., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The celebration will feature ‘everything dog’ and includes a pet parade, demonstrations, vendors, pet adoptions and rescue groups. Contests will also be held for man’s – and lady’s – best friend, ‘Best Smile,’ the ‘Best Tail Wag’ and ‘Cutest Ugly Dog.’ Contests and the pet parade are free.

The event is a fundraiser for the Kootenai Humane Society.

Admission to Dog d’Alene is free for dogs and their humans and will be hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association.

For more information, call (208) 415-0116, e-mail or visit

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