January 12, 2014 in Features

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Arts/crafts

Modern Quilt Class - Learn the fundamentals of modern quilting and some new techniques for cutting, piecing and sewing with instructor Anna Turner. A supply list will be given upon enrollment. Today, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 10220 N. Nevada St., Suite 10. $35. Lunch provided with donation. (509) 467-8210.

Mini Log Cabin Quilt Class - The mini log cabin, or 16 block quilt, class is an exercise in straight sewing. You will also learn to do a set ¼-inch seam. A supply list will be given when enrolled. Jan. 20, 1-4 p.m., 10220 N. Nevada St., Suite 10. $20. (509) 467-8210.

Pie Fixes Everything - Instructor Carole Corder will present a two-day machine appliqué class and show you how to use Misty Fuse Interfacing and blanket stitching. A supply list will be given when enrolled. Jan. 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and Jan. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 10220 N. Nevada St., Suite 10. $60. (509) 467-8210.

Home/garden

The Honey Bees and Their Gardens - This three-day workshop will teach you how to become a beekeeper. Register at Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave., or at the Main Market Co-op. Saturday and Jan. 25 and Feb. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Market Co-Op, 44 E. Main Ave. $25. (509) 458-2667.

Horticulture Workshops - The University of Idaho Extension presents the 2014 Idaho Master Gardener’s Annual Horticulture Workshops: Feb. 10, Landscaping for Fire Prevention, 6-8 p.m., $10; Feb. 15, Introduction to Bee Keeping, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25/per person or $30/per family of two; Feb. 22, Medicinal Herbs to Grow in Northern Idaho, 1-4 p.m., $10; Feb. 24, Managing your Backyard Forest, 6-8 p.m.; $10; Chicks in the City-Raising Chickens within City Limits, March 3 from 6-8 p.m. or March 8 from 1-3 p.m., $10; March 10, Basic Gardening for Northern Idaho, 6-8 p.m., $10; March 17, Tree ID, 6-8 p.m., $10; March 24, The Art of Composting, 6-8 p.m., $10; March 31, Hunting for Wild Mushrooms in Northern Idaho, 6-8 p.m., $10; April 7, Ice Age Floods, 6-8 p.m., $10; April 14, Plants and Clean Water: Creating Rain Gardens, Native Gardens and Protecting the Aquifer and Surface Water, 6-8 p.m., $10. Registration is recommended; class sizes are limited. University of Idaho Kootenai County Extension Office, 1808 N. Third St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 446-1680.

Animals

The Internet Cat Video Film Festival - A celebration of online cat videos. The 75-minute reel features 85 cat videos, from Vine videos to short films. The reel is produced for the festival and not available online. Thursday, 9 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $20-$35. (866) 468-7623.

Parade Your Pooch - Kids age 14 and younger can participate in this first-ever community dog show. Each participant will receive a ribbon and a panel of local celebrity judges will award special prizes in 10 categories, such as pet tricks, best costume and pet/owner look alike. Kids must be able to handle their pets by themselves. Registration is free and forms can be picked up at the SpokAnimal shelter and vet clinic front desks during business hours. A PDF version of the registration form and other basic guidelines can be found and printed at: www.spokanimal.com. Deadline to register is Jan. 24. Drop them by, or mail them to SpokAnimal at 710 N. Napa St., Spokane, WA 99202. Audience tickets available through TicketsWest at (800) 325-SEAT. Feb. 9, 2 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Audience tickets: $12/adults; $7/age 11 and younger. (509) 534-5805.


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