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Sun., March 10, 2013

Arts/Crafts

Custer’s Spring Arts & Crafts Show – More than 300 artists and crafters. Today, 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.

CVHS Arts and Crafts Show – Crafts and baked goods. Sponsored by CVHS Band Boosters. Today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $2/admission. (509) 228-5100.

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

Annual Spin In - Presented by Log Cabin Spinners Fiber Arts Guild. Vendors, show and tell, raffles, door prizes and short demonstrations. Concessions in the lobby of convention area. Bring your wheel, drop spindle, latest project to work on or buy fiber or yarn for a new project. Sponsored by Area 4010 NWRSA. March 23, 9 a.m., Templin’s Red Lion Resort, 414 E. First Ave., Post Falls. Free. (208) 773 1611.

11th Annual Spring Craft & Garden Show - Featuring artists and vendors from all over the Northwest along with gourmet concessions, bake sale and entertainment. Admission benefits the 2013 Lake City High School Senior Drug and Alcohol-free Graduation Party. March 23, 9 a.m., Lake City High School, 6101 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. $1/admission. (208) 215-4880.

Spring Craft Fair - Variety of vendors. April 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Opportunity Christian Fellowship, 1313 S. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 926-2673.

Spring Craft Fair and Bake Bazaar - April 19-20. Crafts vendors, products and baked goods throughout the building. Friday, 2-7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sinto Senior Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. Free admission. (509) 327-2861.

Home/Garden

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

2013 Horticulture Series - Presented by the University of Idaho Kootenai County Extension. Classes include: Monday, 1-4 p.m, Growing Lawns Organically; Monday, 6-8 p.m., Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Wildlife; March 25, 1-4 p.m., Preventing Damage to Your Landscape: Insect, Disease and Animal Damage; March 28, 6-8 p.m., Bees and Pesticides. Registration required for all classes by calling (208) 446-1680 or visiting the extension office. $10/per class. University of Idaho Kootenai County Extension Office, 1808 N. Third St., Coeur d’Alene.

How Spring Cleaning Can Make You Money - Spring is a time when people consider clearing their homes of unwanted clutter. In this workshop, we will uncover six financial benefits of spring cleaning and have fun doing it. Monday, 1 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, Upper North, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Donations appreciated. (509) 327-1584.

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.

Solar Power Class - Learn the basics of solar power and what is required to get started. Class is limited to 20 people. Contact Nadine Sullivan at (509) 924-8803 or email nadine@ecodepotinc.com to register. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, Eco Depot, 1326 E. Sprague Ave. $35/includes materials. (509) 924-8803.

Beginning Gardening Class Series - Presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Classes include: Saturday, Berries and Small Fruits; and March 23, Growing Easy Flowers. All classes Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Registration is recommended. For more information call (509) 477-2195 or e-mail akestell@spokanecounty.org. WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/class. (509) 477-2195.

Cheesemaking 101 Workshop - Join Trish Vieira of Spokane Family Farms as she demonstrates how easy and economical it is to make fresh, tasty mozzarella in only 30 minutes in your own kitchen. This class will also be an introduction to bacteriology. You will learn about the benefits of using good bacteria in food, and how this is supplied naturally when making yogurt. Class size is limited to 20 people. Register at the store or online at www.sunpeopledrygoods.com. Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $35. (509) 368-9378.

Grow Your Own Food Class Series - Presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Classes include: Saturday, Growing and Preserving Herbs; and March 23, Vegetables for the Inland Northwest. All classes Saturdays from 12:30-3 p.m. Registration is recommended. For more information call (509) 477-2195 or e-mail akestell@spokanecounty.org. WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/class. (509) 477-2195.

Associated Garden Club Meeting - Marilynn LLoyd will discuss organic gardening. Call (509) 838-3705 for more information. March 23, Manito Park, Meeting Room, 1702 S. Grand Blvd.

Weeds, Neighbors and Cinnamon Rolls - Property owners are invited to find out how to manage noxious weeds and sign up for neighborhood cost-share assistance at the workshop offered by the Pend Oreille County Weed Board and the WSU Extension. Sponsored by the Kalispel Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Centurea Inc., and Wilber-Ellis Co. Register by calling (509) 447-2401 or emailing lnichols@pendoreille.org. March 23, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Camas Center for Community Wellness, 1821 N. LeClerc Road, Usk. Free. (509) 447-2401.

Planting Tomatoes from Seed Workshop - WSU Master Gardener Marilyn Carothers will present. March 23, 3-5 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. Free. Registration Required. (509) 368-9378.

37th Annual Spokane Home & Garden Show - April 5-7. Showcases building renovation, landscaping, design and decor. Hours are Friday, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $8/adults, $6/seniors, military, free/children age 12 and younger. (509) 534-5380.

Weed Education Day on Tap - University of Idaho Extension and the Bonner County Noxious Weed Department present a weed education day. The workshop will present such topics as the Bonner County Weed Cooperative Program, weed control in Forestry update, bio-control of weeds, resources, and new landscape herbicides. To register contact the extension office at (208) 263-8511. Registration is encouraged by April 13. April 19, 8:30 a.m.-noon., University of Idaho Extension Office in Bonner County, 4205 N. Boyer, Sandpoint, Idaho. $5/registered; $10/day of class. (208) 263-851.

Animals

Intro to Chicken Keeping - Learn about chicken keeping regulations in the Spokane area, housing, breed selection, feeding and caring for chickens, raising baby chicks, and egg production. Class size is limited to 20 people. Register at the store or online at www.sunpeopledrygoods.com. Saturday, 3-5 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $20. (509) 368-9378.

Canines on the Catwalk (NEW DATE) - Fifth Element Talent Productions has teamed up with SpokAnimal for charitable event. Come see 15 dogs walk the catwalk with human models at their side. Dog couture fashions will be featured along with entertainment, drinks and pet adoptions. Proceeds will be donated to SpokAnimal. March 30, 6 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $20/adults; $10/children ages 12 and younger; free/children ages five and younger. (509) 850-0737.

Leashes and Laces 5K Fun Run Fundraiser – Run or walk with your dog. All proceeds benefit the Post Falls Police Department K-9 Program. Register in advance or on race day. April 7, 11 a.m., Greyhound Park and Events Center, 5100 W. Riverbend Road, Post Falls. $25/entry fee with shirt and medal. (208) 773-3517.


 

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