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Tell Me a Cuento-Bilingual Story Time - 6:30-7 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 201 E. Harrison. This special story time will feature Latin American dancers and activities focusing on Peru. Information: 769-2315.

Coeur d’Alene Youth Orchestra Spring Concert 7 p.m. in Boswell Hall’s Schuler Auditorium on the North Idaho College Campus, conducted by Gerard Mathes. The orchestra consists of students in grades 6th through 8th. For more information, visit

CASI Foundation for Children will hold a free adoption seminar at 7 p.m. at Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey. For more information, visit

Everything you ever wanted to know about Foster Care and Adoption – but didn’t know who to ask – from 6-9 p.m. in classroom two at Kootenai Medical Center. Sponsored by the Idaho Youth Ranch Adoption and Foster Care Services and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Call 667-1898 to reserve a seat.

Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 521 Lakeside.

Inland Northwest Blood Center Blood drive from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the U.S. Fernan Forest Station, 2502 E. Sherman. Information: (800) 423-0151.

North Idaho End of Life Community Survey Today and Tuesday in the classrooms at Kootenai Medical Center. The free forum will feature Kaye Norris, PhD, the director of research of the Life’s End Institute. She will offer a forum for home-health professionals from 8:30-10 a.m. today, then training to KMC staff from 10:30 a.m.-noon. On Tuesday, she will offer training for hospice members at 8 a.m., church leaders at 10:30 a.m., physicians and health-care workers at 12:15 p.m., KMC staff at 3:30 p.m. and a free public forum at 5:30 p.m. Information: 666-2030.

Moscow Arts Commission summer band Area musicians are invited to join the band which will be under the direction of Gary Gemberling. The first rehearsal will be June 1 at 7 p.m. in room 216 at the Lionel Hampton Music Building, corner of Sweet and Blake on the University of Idaho campus. An audition is not required, and all ages are invited. Information: 883-7036.

s.m.ART by the River Festival of the Arts will be held in St. Maries July 17-18. Artists and handcrafters are invited to submit applications for booth space by writing Booth Festival Chair, St. Maries Council for the Arts, 827 Main, St. Maries, ID. 83861, or phone 245-3417.


Alliance for Retired Americans – will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Lake City Senior Center, 1916 Lakewood Drive. Visitors welcome. Information: Robert Thomas 773-7964.

Bonner County Democracy Forum – will meet Tuesday at the Power House Restaurant in Sandpoint, beginning at 11:45 a.m. Dr. Nick Grier will discuss the three principles of civil disobedience. $10 for the buffet lunch.

Job Search Workshop – Tuesday and Wednesday at the Coeur d’Alene Job Service, 1221 W. Ironwood Suite 200, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. each day. Information: 769-1574.

Audubon Society Brown bag birding trip Tuesday from noon-1 p.m. Meet at Fairmont Loop and Highway 95 and walk along the highway to the Blackwell Island gate. Information: 664-4739.

Kingston Kids will meet Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Rose Lake Café, located at the Highway 3 exit and I-90. Information: 786-3882.

Introduction to Conservation Easements The Bonner Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring this workshop to be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. on the main floor of the Federal Building, 1500 Highway 2 in Sandpoint. Free and open to the public. Information: 263-5310.

Kootenai County Search and Rescue charity basketball game - Tuesday at Woodland Middle School at 7 p.m. Money can be donated directly to the council by contacting search and rescue council president Skip Rapp or secretary Faye Kaminski at 446-1364.

Third Annual Q’emiln Quest cultural heritage event – Wednesday from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Riverside Park in Post Falls, hosted by the Post Falls Historical Society. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy this program as part of National Historic Preservation month. Information: 773-4681.

Merge: Idaho’s Regional Conference on the Arts – Wednesday at the University Inn Best Western in Moscow from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; $25 for the full day, or $15 for lunch only. Registration forms and a conference schedule are available by calling the Moscow Arts Commission at 883-7036 or visit

“The Barbarian Invasions” – Winner of the best foreign film Oscar, will be screened Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint at 7:30 p.m.; $6 adults, $5 seniors and students under 18. Information: 263-9191.

Inland Northwest Blood Center - Blood drive Thursday at the St. Maries High School from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., then at the St. Maries Eagle’s Lodge until 6 p.m. Information: (800) 423-0151.

Inland Northwest Blood Center – Blood drive Friday from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Timberlake High School in Spirit Lake. Information: (800) 423-0151.

Employment Opportunity Fair – The deadline for a table rental for this event hosted by the Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce and the Sandpoint Business Association is Friday; $25 includes two chairs. Contact Steve Abels at 263-3034, ext. 219 or The fair will be held May 25 at the Sandpoint City Forum from 4-8 p.m.

Colgate Country Showdown – The deadline to enter is Friday for this event to be held at the Coeur d’Alene Casino on May 27 at 7 p.m. Aspiring country singers and musicians are invited to compete in this talent contest. Submit an application form, audition tape or CD, photograph and $10 entry fee to KOFE radio, 245-1240, or

“The Secret Garden” – Opens Friday at the Lake City Playhouse with a pre-show gala at 7 p.m. with curtain time at 8 p.m. The play continues Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., then May 27-29 and June 3-5. Curtain times are Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. $14 adults, $12 seniors/students, $8 for children under 10. Information: 667-1323.

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