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Arts/Crafts

Custer’s Spring Arts & Crafts Show – Friday-March 10. More than 300 artists and crafters. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

R.U.R. Bazaar - Featuring recycled, upcycled and repurposed arts, crafts and treasures. March 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 720-5411.

Home/Garden

Spokane’s 35th Annual Home & Yard Show – Today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/good all weekend; children age 12 and younger free. (509) 924-0588.

Buried in Treasures Workshop - Community workshops on hoarding sponsored by Lightening the Load. The workshops consist of 15 sessions that take place over 20 weeks. Registration required. Monday, 6:30-9 p.m., Sheltering Tree Church, 5025 N. Market St., $40/includes supplies. (509) 850-3905

The History of Spokane’s Hats - Trace the history of Spokane’s hat fashions from the 19th century to the present day. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $32. (509) 279-6027.

Composting Workshop - Presented by Judy Grey from the Whitman County Recycling Department. Wednesday, 9-11:30 a.m., Rosalia Library, 402 S. Whitman Ave., Rosalia. Free. (509) 523-3109.

Permaculture 101 Workshop with Wakan Burrows - Create living landscapes that collect and clean water, build nutrient-rich soil, support a variety of wildlife and produce an abundance of food, fuel and other resources. Registration required at store or online at www.sunpeopledrygoods.com. Wednesday, 3-5 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $5. (509) 368-9378.

Backyard Conservation Stewardship Program - Classes are held Wednesday evenings in March. Topics include landscaping with native plants, xeriscaping, soil health, water efficiency tips, organic gardening, and attracting pollinators. 6 p.m., Spokane County Conservation District, 210 N. Havana St. $15/includes books and educational materials. (509) 535-7274.

Gardening for Life - Presented by WSU Master Gardeners of Spokane. We will show an easier way to garden by the use of adaptive tools as well as adapting already owned tools. Thursday, 10:45 a.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Free. (509) 327-1584.

NIBCA Home and Garden Show – Friday-March 10. Annual showcase event by the North Idaho Building Contractors Association. Friday, noon-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and March 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-5518.

Basic Urban Beekeeping Certification Workshop - Covers basic urban beekeeping topics. Registration required at store or online at www.sunpeopledrygoods.com. Friday, 6-9 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $30. (509) 368-9378.

Animals

Chicks in the City - Beckie Williams, Master Gardener, and Deidre Rushing, UI Extension secretary for the Eat Smart Idaho program, will share information on raising chicks to become happy, productive hens. Includes rules and regulations regarding raising chickens in Kootenai County. Registration required at (208) 446-1680 or the Extension Office. Monday, 6-8 p.m., University of Idaho Kootenai County Extension Office, 1808 N. Third St., Coeur d’Alene. $10.


 

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