August 5, 2012 in Features

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Art Classes at The Art Coop - Choose from more than 30 classes. For more information, visit Art Coop, 4225 N. G St. $25-$90, supplies included. (509) 327-3726.

Sherman Avenue Street Fair - Today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More than 250 vendors with daily entertainment, food court, fine art, crafts and more. Free shuttle bus between A Taste of the Coeur d’Alenes, Art on the Green and the Street Fair. Free admission. (208) 415-0116.

Art on the Green - 44th annual celebration and marketplace of art, creativity and friendship. Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. North Idaho College, old Fort Sherman Grounds, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free admission. (208) 699-5066.

Fat Quarter Exchange (Deer Park) - Bring fat quarters to share or exchange with others. Today, 1 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300.

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, Yoga at Friendship Square; Aug. 14, Clothespin Forest; Aug. 21, Grain Grinding; Aug. 28, Bendaroos. 9 a.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Beads and Bracelets (Fairfield) - For children in grades 4 and up. Make hemp bracelets and beaded picture frames. Tuesday, 2 p.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Spokane Valley Quilters Guild - Group meets in even-numbered months with a potluck before the meeting. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Assembly of God Church, 15618 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 924-6320.

Nature Crafts (Spokane Valley) - For children in grades 4-6. Make crafts using a variety of natural materials. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Summer Painting Studio Youth Workshops at the Spokane Art School - Fridays through Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. for ages 4-12. Create a masterpiece using collage and paint. Develop your own style and learn about a famous 20th-century artist. You will paint on real artist canvas board. Registration requested. Tinman Gallery, 809 W. Garland Ave. $15, includes supplies. (509) 325-1500.

Beads and Bracelets (Argonne) - For children in grades 4 and up. Make hemp bracelets and beaded picture frames. Friday, 2 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Treasures on Foxwood Outdoor Vendor Event - Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Aug. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Hosted by the Victorian Foxwood Tea House. Outdoor sale featuring more than 40 vendors selling antiques, collectibles, arts and more. Live music from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. both days. For more information, visit 125 Foxwood, two miles north of Diamond Lake off Highway 2, between mile markers 328 and 329, Newport, Wash. $4/adults, free/ages 11 and younger; $10/three-course tea. (509) 589-0097.

Fat Quarter Exchange (Spokane Valley) - Bring fat quarters to share or exchange with others. Aug. 12, 1 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.


Garden Clinics - WSU/Pend Oreille County Master Gardeners will offer free diagnosis and advice to those with home garden and landscape issues. Library locations and times include: Newport Library, every Thursday this summer from 6-8 p.m. or phone calls during these hours at (509) 447-2111; Ione Library, Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m.; and Cusick Library, second and third Tuesdays of the month from 6-8 p.m. Plant and insect samples for clinics can be dropped off at the Extension Office, 418 S. Scott in Newport, Wash., on weekdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Garden questions and pictures can be emailed to or phoned in at (509) 447-2401.

2012 Pend Oreille River Garden Tour and Dinner - Tour includes: childrens’ areas, vegetable gardens, water features, a fish farm, perennial beds, fruit trees, live music, local crafters and many more creative ideas. 1-4:30 p.m.. Tickets for the tour may be purchased today from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 418 Scott St., Newport, Wash. For more information, visit or call (509) 447-2401. 1-4:30 p.m. today. $10/tour.

Lead Awareness Workshop - The Region 10 Environmental Protection Agency office will host this workshop that will discuss the dangers of lead paint, history of lead-based paint, notification requirements and renovation rules. Participants are encouraged to bring items from home of concern, such as: bright colored dishware, jewelry, toys, etc. Aug. 13, 2-5 p.m., Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave. (206) 553-1541.


Clayton Pee Wee Rodeo - Barrel racing, goat tail tying, pole bending, calf riding, pony bareback, steer daubing, mutton busting, bale head roping. Children ages 3 to 15 who want to participate in the rodeo can download the form at or call (509) 276-9862 or email Today, 10 a.m., Clayton Community Fairgrounds, 4616 Wallbridge Road, Clayton, Wash. Events are $5-$8 each to participate. (509) 276-9862.

Tails at Twilight 2012 - Food, drinks and live and silent auctions. All proceeds go to saving lives and improving quality of life for the animals at KHS. Aug. 14, 6-9 p.m., Golf Club at Black Rock, 18168 S. Kimberlite Drive, Coeur d’Alene. $75/person, $125/couple, $500/business group of eight. (208) 819-3034.

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