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Sat., July 21, 2012, midnight


Christmas in July Food Drive – Positive Life Radio 104.9 will present its annual Christmas in July Food Drive on Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. at various locations. In north Spokane, donations will be accepted at the Better Living Center, 25 E. North Foothills Drive. There also will be collection centers in Spokane Valley, Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene. The station is looking for nonperishable food items and will also accept toiletries, especially products for women and children. All items will go to area food banks for distribution. (800) 355-4757 or visit

Outdoor concert - Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8441 N. Indian Trail Road, will present the last of its summer concert series Wednesday. The Usual Suspects will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. This week, the church will offer the Show and Shine car show at 6 p.m. Car enthusiasts are invited to enter their hot rods or classic cars for a $5 entry fee. Attendees should bring blankets and chairs for the concert. (509) 465-0779.

Open house and rummage sale - Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St., will host an open house and rummage sale in conjunction with the South Perry Street Fair on Saturday. The open house will be from noon to 2 p.m., while the rummage sale will be in the temple gym from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (509) 534-7974.

Singles groups - Christian Singles Fellowship will host its 11th annual barbecue picnic at Liberty Lake Regional Park, 3707 S. Zephyr Road, on July 28. The event begins at 8 a.m. with a hike and includes volleyball, swimming and games for all ages until the day wraps up at 8 p.m.The barbecue lunch will be served from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and will be $6 for adults and teens, $3 for children 12 and younger when accompanied by a parent. Tickets do not include admission to the park. Advance ticket purchase is required. Information: Susie from Real Life Singles at (208) 667-8692; Tammy from Valley Assembly Singles at (509) 879-8866; or Marge from Christian Singles Fellowship at (509) 927-0307.

North Idaho

RLM Men’s Breakfast – One breakfast, five locations today, 8-10 a.m., Post Falls Hub in the RLM2 auditorium at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls; Coeur d’Alene/Hayden Hub, Canfield Middle School, 1800 E. Dalton Ave., Coeur d’Alene; Rathdrum Hub, Golden Spikes Community Center, 8580 West Yosemite St.; Spirit Lake Hub at Spirit Lake Senior Center, 32564 N. Fourth Ave.; and Liberty Lake Hub meets at the Liberty Lake Water District. (208) 777-7325.

Country Western Gospel Jubilee –today, 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Featuring free entertainment by Noah, Pam and Friends, The Jubileers and The Parks. Offering accepted. (208) 704-2739.

“Overtime” Summer Ministry at True North Church – Summer service will be on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. with a free meal at 6 p.m. through Sept. 6 at the church at 10583 N. Government Way, Hayden. (509) 869-6279.

DivorceCare – meets Wednesdays, 6 p.m. at Dalton Gardens Church of Christ, 6439 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 772-0541.

“Dances of Universal Peace” – 7-9 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month through June at Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Donations accepted at the door. Sponsored by North Idaho Unitarian Universalist Church.

Summer Hymn Sing – July 29, 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 424 Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 691-8349.

Send Spokane church events to Lisa Leinberger by email at


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