March 17, 2013 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Annual Spin In - Presented by Log Cabin Spinners Fiber Arts Guild. Vendors, 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. Saturday, 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. Saturday, 9 a.m., Lake City High School, 6101 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. $1/admission. (208) 215-4880.

Quilting with Marj Tomes – Learn a great way to use those odd bits and pieces of previous projects. Bring a portable sewing machine, bobbin, thread, scissors and/or rotary cutter, ruler, pencil and pins. A cutting mat is also useful. Reservations requested by Friday. March 27, 9 a.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $17/includes pre-cut fabric and pattern. (509) 327-1584.

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

Basic Urban Beekeeping Certification Workshop - 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.

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 a 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 Wilbur-Ellis Co. Register by calling (509) 447-2401 or emailing lnichols@pendoreille.org. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Camas Center for Community Wellness, 1821 N. LeClerc Road, Usk, Wash. Free. (509) 447-2401.

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

Beginning Gardening Class Series - Presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. “Growing Easy Flowers,” Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Registration is recommended. For more information call (509) 477-2195 or email akestell@spokanecounty.org. WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12. (509) 477-2195.

Grow Your Own Food Class Series - Presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. “Vegetables for the Inland Northwest,” Saturday, 12:30-3 p.m. Registration is recommended. For more information call (509) 477-2195 or email akestell@spokanecounty.org. WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12. (509) 477-2195.

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

2013 Horticulture Series - Presented by the University of Idaho Kootenai County Extension. Classes include: 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.

Fermentation Workshop: Making Kimchi - Making kimchi is the process of preserving food such as cabbage, radish, carrot, peppers, ginger, onion and garlic; and leaving it more nutritious. March 30, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $20. Registration required. (509) 368-9378.

Soapmaking Workshop: Cold Processed Beer Soap - Join Gayle Kruger of White Moon Soaps for a two-day workshop making soap. This workshop will cover coloring soap, “superfatting,” exfolliants and making soap with beer. This workshop is for those who have made soap at least once and have interest in learning more techniques. March 30, 2-5 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $55. Registration Required. (509) 368-9378.

Spokane Valley Quilters Guild - Group meets on even-numbered months with a potluck before the meeting. April 3, 6:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Assembly of God Church, 15618 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 924-6320.

37th Annual Spokane Home & Garden Show - April 5-7. Hours are April 5, noon-8 p.m.; April 6, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and April 7, 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. $5/registered; $10/day of class. (208) 263-851.

Animals

Canines on the Catwalk (NEW DATE) - The Fifth Element Talent Productions has teamed up with SpokAnimal for a 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 benefit SpokAnimal. March 30, 6 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $20/adults; $10/children ages 12 and younger; free/children ages 5 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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