September 22, 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.

Karen Kay Buckley Quilting Trunk Show - Washington State Quilters hosts Buckley, who will present “To Border or Not to Border,” and show off her quilts. Attend 1 p.m. or 7 p.m., Thursday, CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $10. (509) 863-5536.

The Mad Hatter Vintage Flea Market – Friday and Saturday. Fifth annual event with antiques and vintage treasures. Friday, 4-9 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Five Mile Prairie Grange Hall, 3024 W. Strong Road. $4. (509) 990-4558.

Shoptember Vendor/Craft Show – Proceeds will help Liferoads Church build a school in the community of Mityana, Uganda. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Liferoads Church, 4209 E. Pacific Ave. Free admission. (509) 951-5118.

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 3 pounds of soap. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Greencastle Soap Company, 203 N. Stone St. Registration required. $55. (509) 466-7223.

Home/Garden

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. Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $9/advance; $12/door.

Adult Community Library Network Programs - Hunting for mushrooms in North Idaho program offered Monday, 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, 6-9 p.m., University of Idaho Kootenai County Extension Office, 1808 N. Third St., Coeur d’Alene. $35/includes refreshments, workbook and DVD.

Garden Fundraiser - Join the Friends of Moore-Turner. Cello playing in the gardens by Helen Byrne, 5 p.m.; social hour with wine and cheese in the Corbin Art Center, 6 p.m.; followed by a presentation by Marsha Rooney, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture’s senior history curator, on historic landscape photography of two historic Spokane houses, 7 p.m. Thursday, Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $10.

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.

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. Saturday, 9:45-11:30 a.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 597-7141.

Animals

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. All participants receive a special doggie bag and are eligible for prizes. The day also includes a silent auction, raffle and booths. Saturday, 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.


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