April 3, 2011 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Spring Craft and Garden Show - With gourmet concessions, entertainment, bake sale and raffles, to benefit the Lake City High School senior class drug-free graduation night party. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lake City High School, 6101 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. $1/admission. (208) 691-2197.

Funky Junk Antique Show and Crafts Market – Saturday-April 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Irish Dance Hall, 8216 E. Big Meadows Road (Highway 2 north, turn right on Elk-Chattaroy Road, veer right onto Big Meadows), Chattaroy, Wash. $2 (good both days); free/age 12 and younger. Train ride tickets available for the mini-railroad. (509) 869-5097

Doll Show and Sale - Antique, collectible and modern dolls, bears, clothes and accessories, hosted by the Lilac City Doll Club. April 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Washington Army National Guard Readiness Center, 1626 N. Rebecca St. $5 (free/ages 11 and younger). (509) 327-5294

Spokane Handweavers Guild - Sarah Swett, a tapestry artist, weaver, spinner and knitter from Moscow, Idaho, will show and discuss examples of her work. April 12, 6 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave. Free; refreshments served.

Home/Garden

Antique Collectible Show and Flea Market - Sponsored by Lewis Clark Trader. Today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $4. (208) 746-5555

Spokane Home and Garden Show – Thirty-fifth annual event. Today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $8/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 534-5380

Spokane Orchid Society Show and Sale - Today, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Southside Senior Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $2/adults, free/age 16 and younger. www.spokaneorchidsociety.org

Gardening Classes at Post Falls Library - Gardening with Perennials, Thursday, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Hardy Roses, April 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Residential Landscape Design, April 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Post Falls Library, 812 N. Spokane St., Post Falls. People or pet food donations for food bank accepted. (208) 773-1506, ext. 23

Tree and Shrub Seedling Surplus Sale - Hosted by the Spokane Conservation District. A variety of conifers, shade trees, shrubs and groundcover will be available. Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 210 N. Havana St. Only cash or check will be accepted. Five for $6 or $9, depending on species (cash or checks only). (509) 535-7274, www.sccd.org

Garden Party with Phyllis Stephens - Watch a live taping of Stephens’ Lawn and Garden Show on KXLY and get gardening tips from composting expert Anna Bailor, WSU Master Gardeners; horticultural therapist Cathi Lamoreux; Ritters Nursery and more. With giveaways and refreshments. Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Rockwood at Hawthorne, 101 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 536-6656

SCC Flower and Garden Show - Featuring floral and garden exhibits; a judged flower show; six lectures/demonstrations with notable gardeners; fresh flower market; and a magical sprout room where children can plant a pot or make an arrangement, have their picture taken and get a flower fairy’s autograph. Speakers will include garden columnist Pat Munts from The Spokesman-Review’s Voice sections and and KXLY’s “Garden Lady,” Phyllis Stephens. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair-Student Center, Building 6, 1810 N. Greene St. Free admission and parking. (509) 624-3457

Introduction to Sustainable Beekeeping - Jim Miller of Miller’s Homestead will discuss all aspects of beekeeping. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Sun People Dry Goods Co., 32 W. Second Ave., Suite 200. $20; preregistration required at www.brownpapertickets.com/ event/167419 or at Sun People. (509) 368-9378

Vegetable Gardening 101 - Pick up gardening tips from Steve Nokes, a Spokane County-WSU Master Gardener, and get ready to harvest vegetables from your own backyard. April 10, 1 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

“Wings of Beauty”- Learn about the natural history of butterflies, butterfly gardening and identification of butterflies in the Spokane area with Idie Ulsh, founding president of the Washington Butterfly Association. All ages welcome. April 14, 7-8:30 p.m., WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. Free; preregistration required by April 11. (509) 477-2048.

Weed Education Day on Tap - Presented by UI Extension and Bonner County Noxious Weed Department. April 14, 8:30 a.m.-noon, UI Extension Office, Bonner County Fairgrounds, Sandpoint. $5/preregistration (recommended by Friday), $10/day of class. (208) 255-5681

Drip Irrigation Installation Class - Sponsored by WSU Pend Oreille County Extension, Little Spokane Water Smart Alliance and the Kalispel Tripe Department of Natural Resources through the Sense of Place program. Dave Cassel, consulting engineer and WSU Pend Oreille County Extension Master Gardener, and WSU Extension Water Smart Outreach Coordinator Dixie Chichester will discuss how to install this efficient irrigation system. Class will include an outdoor tour of the drip systems used at the Master Gardener’s Water-wise Demonstration Garden. April 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., CREATE Place, 900 W. Fourth Ave., Newport, Wash. Free; registration recommended. (509) 447-2401

Pullman Spring Clean Up - Sponsored by the City of Pullman and Pullman Disposal Service. Dispose of clutter in your garage and around the house including general trash, appliances, vegetation, up to 12 tires (no rims, truck or tractor tires), and any recyclables for a reduced rate. Items should be separated into vegetation, yard waste, recyclables and tires (no hazardous waste, paint or household refuse). April 16. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Pullman Disposal, 135 NW Harold Drive, off Wawawai Road, Pullman. (509) 338-3228

“Vanishing of the Bees” - Family-friendly film about the role of honeybees in our lives, presented by Inland Northwest Land Trust. A question-and-answer session will follow the 90-minute film; local beekeeping groups will have booths in the lobby. April 19, 7-9 p.m., Community Building, 25 W. Main Ave. $5/donation, includes a bee information packet, seeds to plant for backyard pollinators and organic honey treats. (509) 328-2939

Animals

Horse Show - Open schooling show for all breeds and show levels. April 10, 8:30 a.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St.. $7/class ($1 off per class with nonperishable food donation). (509) 951-8053


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