September 15, 2013 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Sunday Street Market - Open-air market with vendors. Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 2302 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.

Weekend Soap Making Class – Today. Hands-on soap making. Using palm, coconut and olive oil, design your own fragrance and take home nearly three pounds of soap. Class size is limited; call to reserve your spot. For ages 16 and older. Greencastle Soap Company, 203 N. Stone St. $55. (509) 466-7223. Also Oct. 26-27.

Bernina and Ricky Tims Quilt Seminar – Thursday-Saturday. Bernina and Ricky Tims are partnering to offer a three-day quilting seminar. Forms, admission prices and the registration mailing address are available at www.rickytims.com/ images/documents/ washingonreg.pdf. Registration is required. Red Lion Hotel Pasco, 2525 N. 20th Ave., Pasco. (509) 547-0701

Soap Making 101 - Oct. 8-9. Ages 16 and up. Learn to make cold process soap using coconut, palm and olive oil. Design your own fragrance and take home nearly three pounds of soap that you made. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Greencastle Soap Company, 203 N. Stone St. Registration required. $55. (509) 466-7223.

Scrapbook Bootcamp - Bring your own projects and supplies and join in the opportunity to learn something new. There will be two holiday themed make-and-take projects offered during the day for an additional fee. Register online at www.kroccda.org. Nov. 2, 9 a.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $20. (208) 667-1865.

University High School Craft Fair - Nov. 9-10. An annual event to benefit the University High School Instrumental Music Program. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $2/admission. (509) 891-5278.

Home/Garden

Adult Community Library Network Programs - Hunting for wild mushrooms in North Idaho program offered: Monday, 6:30 p.m., Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St., (208) 773-1506; Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m., Hayden Library, 8385 N. Government Way, (208) 772-5612. Free.

Ties To the Land: Your Family Forest Heritage Workshops - Workshops to help plan for an orderly transition of family-owned forest land. Visit www.uidaho.edu/extension/ forestry or call (208) 446-1680 to register. Wednesday and Sept. 25, 6-9 p.m., University of Idaho Kootenai County Extension Office, 1808 N. Third St., Coeur d’Alene. $35/includes refreshments, workbook and DVD.

Basic Landscape Design - Learn basic landscape design. Classes will be Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon through Oct. 12. For information or registration call (509) 477-2048 or email akestell@spokanecounty.org. Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $55/four classes.

Fall in the Garden - Get some tips on pruning, planting and planning. Classes will be Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. through Oct. 12. For more information or registration call (509) 477-2048 or email akestell@spokanecounty.org. Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/per class; or $44/four classes.

Fall Into Success Field Day - Classes include composting, garden management and evaluation, soil improvement, cover crops, hand tools and native plant selection and planting. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, University of Idaho Extension Office in Bonner County, 4205 N. Boyer, Sandpoint. $15. (208) 263-8511.

Sustainable Preparedness Expo - Learn about living sustainably and how to be prepared for disaster. Topics include organic gardening, food preservation, renewable energy, natural health and home remedies and more. Visit www.sustainablepreparedness.com. Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $9/advance; $12/door.

Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society - Ed Robinson will present “The Idaho Department of Lands: From Main Street to Mountain Top.” Sponsored by the Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. Sept. 28, 9:45-11:30 a.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 597-7141.

Animals

Spokane County Interstate Fair – Today. Live music, animals, exhibits, amusement rides, food. Fair hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. the final day. Visit www.spokanecounty.org/fair/sif for a full schedule. Spokane County Fairgrounds, 404 N. Havana St. $10/adults; $7/seniors and children ages 7-13; free/age 6 and younger. (509) 477-1766.

An Old Fashioned Sunday in Autumn - Antique tractors will be on display along with working scale model gas engines. The annual apple pie baking contest will be judged by professional bakers with prizes for the winners. Visitors may purchase homemade ice cream along with the pie which will raise funds for operations at the Dahmen Barn. Enjoy live music and an exhibit of quilts by the Palouse Patchers. New this year is a kids corner with activities for youngsters. The yard behind the wheel fence will be filled with artists and craftspeople demonstrating and selling what they create, and live alpacas will be on display along with items handmade from their fiber. Fresh, local produce will be available and the Uniontown Deli will have lunch items and drinks for sale. Local wines wrapped in local art will be featured at the silent auction at this event. Resident artists will create containers in various mediums to envelope bottles of wine that have been donated by area wineries. Today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Artisans at Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 Park Way, Uniontown. Free. (509) 299-3414.

SCRAPS Walk in the Park - Walk in the Park is a pledge walk to support the SCRAPS Hope Foundation’s animal medical fund, which provides life-saving medical treatment, enrichment and care to homeless animals. Participants can register as an individual or as a group. All participants receive a special doggie bag and are eligible for prizes. The day also includes a silent auction, raffle and animal -related booths. Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Prairie View Park, 3724 E. 61st Ave. (509) 477-2760.

Spokane Humane Society Booktober Book Sale - Oct. 5-6. Come and browse more than 20,000 gently used books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and other items. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Donated books and other items gladly accepted beforehand. Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N. Havana St. (509) 467-5235, ext. 211.

Bark For Life Spokane - For humans and canines to benefit the American Cancer Society. There will be entertainment, more than 50 vendors, contests, dog demonstrations, adoptions, pet blessings and live music. The 5K Dog & Me Run/Walk begins at 10 a.m. Oct. 5, Whispering Pines Park, 115 W. Eagle Ridge Blvd. (off Highway 195). $25 for 5K run, includes event admission; $10, event only. (509) 290-5096.

Appaloosa Horse Raffle - Proceeds benefit the Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center. The horse donated for this year’s raffle is a 2-year-old, tri-colored leopard gelding. For more information, visit www.appaloosamuseum.org or call (208) 882-5578. The raffle is open through Oct. 18.

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