North Idaho This week
Knights of Columbus Rummage Sale – Continues today and Sunday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 812 W. Second St., Rathdrum. (208) 623-4290.
“Marvelous” Kid’s Camp – Registration due Sunday for the camp Aug. 18-22 for kids in grades three through six at Silverlake Bible Camp, 10919 S. Lakehurst Drive, Medical Lake, Wash. Camp will focus on 2 Peter 1:3 and includes games, crafts, chapel, small group time, snacks and T-shirt. $199. Release and medical disclosure forms must be completed. To register or volunteer, call Tarra at (208) 777-7325, ext. 191, or download forms at www. reallifeministries.com/events.
Faith @ Home Monday Night Hub – Mondays, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. Free fellowship includes a meal and a class for everyone. Register online for adult classes at www.reallifeministries.com. Child care available upon reservation. (208) 777-7325, ext. 134.
Moms In Prayer International – Meets Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-noon, call for location. Candace, (208) 755-7339.
Brown Bag Study – Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. in the library at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave. (208) 765-8800.
Early Risers – Thursdays, 7 a.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Enjoy coffee, prayer, fellowship and Bible study. (208) 765-8800.
Friendship Kitchen – Community meal on Thursdays, 4-5:30 p.m. at St. George’s Parish Center, 2010 N. Lucas St., Post Falls. (208) 773-4715.
Spokane Valley This week
The Matsiko World Orphan Choir – Free concert Friday, 7 p.m. at Lakeside Church, 23129 E. Mission, Liberty Lake. The youths are from Liberia, Peru and India and will share their stories with energy and joy through music. The event will feature a sale of handmade items from their home countries. (509) 210-9779.
Monthly Community Dinner – Tuesday and the last Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road. Those planning to attend are asked to call and leave a message at the church by 1 p.m. on the day of the meal but walk-ins are always welcome. (509) 926-7966.
Christian Singles Fellowship BBQ Picnic – Barbecue tickets must be purchased by Thursday for the event Aug. 2, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Liberty Lake County Park. The day begins with a hike to the falls followed by events from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. that include swimming, volleyball and games for all ages. A full barbecue lunch will be served from 12:30-1:30 p.m. $6/adults, $4/kids age 12 and younger, call (208) 667-8692 or (509) 927-0304. Also available online at www.csfspokane.com and click on the Ticket menu option, $6.50. Discounted $1/park admission when you mention the CSF picnic to attendant. (208) 667-8692.
Spokane This week
Spokane Obon Festival – A Japanese Buddhist cultural event today-Sunday, noon-7 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry. Featuring Japanese food, music, art, crafts, martial arts, games for kids and Spokane Taiko at 5 p.m. and traditional Bon Odori dancing at 6 p.m. both days. Admission is free, cost for food and games. (509) 534-7954.
“Weird Animals: Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind” Vacation Bible School – For pre-kindergarten through sixth grade Sunday-Wednesday, 5:30-8 p.m. at North Hill Christian Church, 4620 N. Post St. Held in conjunction with Fowler United Methodist Church and Messiah Lutheran Church. For information, visit www.nhchristian.org/vbs or call (509) 326-5400.
“Teachings and Manjushri Initiation” – Wednesday through Aug. 3 at Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane, Newport. Workshop by H.E. Dagmo Kusho from Sakya Monastery in Seattle. Offering fire puja and initiation into the practice of Manjushri, Buddha of Wisdom. (509) 447-5549.
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