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Striders Exercise Group – meets Monday and Wednesday, from 8-9 a.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave.; $1 donation per class; 765-8800.

The Triump Over Hate Exhibit – lecture and display 7 p.m. at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 625 E. Haycraft, Coeur d’Alene; presented by the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations; for info, contact Tony Stewart at 769-3325.

Applications Available for Spirit Lake Toys for Tots – parents can now pick up applications from the Post Office or from Joy Porter, 623-4221; return completed forms to Spirit Lake Visions Inc., who will forward them on to the Marine Corps Reserve for gift delivery on Dec. 22; donations for the Santa Shop can be made at Spirit Lake Pawn.

Lake City Playhouse Needs Volunteers – ushers and concession workers wanted for upcoming performances at the playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave.; 667-1323, after hours press 5 # to leave a message on volunteer line.

Tropical Escape Local Artist Exhibit – on display through Jan. 9 at Pend Oreille Arts Council Gallery in the Powerhouse Building, 120 E. Lake St., Sandpoint; 263-6139.


Senior Dance – Tuesday, 7-9:30 p.m. at the Post Falls Senior Center, 1215 E. Third Ave.; featuring Bertie and Friends; cost $3.50; 773-9582.

Country Western Gospel Jubilee – Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. at Lake City Senior Center, 1916 Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene; featuring The New Annointing, and others; 765-8580.

Canfield Middle School Winter Concerts – orchestra, Tuesday, 7 p.m., band Thursday, 7 p.m., both at the school, E. 1800 Dalton Ave.; 664-9188.

Forest Health Class Registration Deadline – Tuesday, is the deadline for the class to be held Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 N. Second St.,; the program is eligible for various college course credits; $10 registration; 446-1680.

Boundary County Planning and Zoning Commission – public info process to begin the comprehensive plan review, meetings at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, at Bonners Ferry Fire Hall, facilitator, Barry Davis; and Thursday, Naples Hostel, facilitator, Jim Paulus; 267-1205.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee – meets Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. at Coeur d’Alene City Hall council chambers, 710 Mullan Ave.; agenda includes bikeway, ped ramp and parks master plan updates; 769-2348.

Coeur d’Alene High School Concerts – band, Wednesday, 7 p.m., orchestra, Thursday, 12/8 7 p.m., both at CHS auditorium, 5530 N. Fourth St.; 667-4507.

Bonner County Proposed Comprehensive Plan Revision Open House – public review for land use map proposal changes, Wednesday, from 4-6 p.m.; formal public hearing follows at 6 at the Bonner County Planning Department, 127 S. First Ave., Sandpoint; 265-1458.

Lower Clark Fork Watershed Advisory Group – meets Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. at the Sandpoint Federal Building, 1500 state Highway 2, Suite 2; for information, contact Jenna at 769-1422.

Post Falls Library Winterfest and 90th Anniversary Celebration – Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. at the library, 821 N. Spokane St.; event includes holiday music by local school groups, lighting of the city Christmas tree, and artwork dedication; Santa Claus arrives at 7:35 p.m., courtesy of the Idaho National Guard; 773-1506.

Free Why You Gain Weight Class – Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Vital Health and Fitness, 213 W. Appleway, Suite 10, Coeur d’Alene; 765-1994.

Symposiums on Snowmobiles and Woodland Caribou – at 6 p.m. Wednesday, at Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., and Thursday at Priest River Junior High School, state Highway 2; presented by Selkirk Conservation Alliance; for info, (509) 445-0589 or (509) 951-3541.

Holiday Story Time at Coeur d’Alene Library – Wednesday, 4-5 p.m. at the library, 201 E. Harrison Ave.; slide presentation on life in a one-room school house; 769-2315.

Talk With Senator Larry Craig Town Meeting – Wednesday, 3:45-5:15 p.m. at North Idaho College’s Student Union Building, Lake Coeur d’Alene Room; 667-6130.

Winton Grade School Concert – Thursday, grades 1-3, 6:30 p.m. held at Woodland Middle School, 920 2101 St. Michelle Court; 664,3440.

Movin’ On UI Dance Concert – Thursday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Idaho’s Hartung Theater, Moscow; tickets $9 adults, $7 students and kids under 12; ballet, hip-hop, modern dance and jazz performed and choreographed by dance students and professionals; 885-7212.

“It’s A Wonderful Life” – Thursday-Sunday 7:30 p.m. at Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene; $14 adults, $12 seniors/students, $8 kids; military personnel and their families receive discounted tickets of $10/adults, $8/kids for all weekend performances; 667-1323.

Free Coeur d’Aleers Christmas Concert – women’s choir performance Friday, 7:30 p.m. at the Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave.; 659-2064.

Free Holiday Concert at University of Idaho – Friday, 8 p.m. at the Kibbie Dome on the Moscow campus, presented by the Lionel Hampton School of Music; 885-6231.

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” – Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. at Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint; $10 adults, $5 kids; 255-7801.

Fiesta de Diciembre – free Friday, noon performance of children’s dance group, Los Sabrositos, at North Idaho College’s Edminster Student Union Building, 1000 W. Garden Ave.; continues Saturday, 6-11 p.m. with food, crafts, Salsa dance lessons, and more at the Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene; 769-3397.

Sounds of Christmas NIC Music Concert – free, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.. and Sunday, 2 p.m. at North Idaho College’s Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium, 1000 W. Garden Ave.; featuring the NIC concert choir and symphonic band, Madrigal Singers, and Jazz Co.; 769-7764.

Marketplace of Fair Trade Crafts and Advent Festival – Sunday, noon-2 p.m. at Coeur d’Alene First Presbyterian Church, 521 Lakeside Ave.; gifts range in price from $4-$60; featuring kids craft gift-making session, holiday music and food; 667-8446.

Hauser Lake Fire Station All-U-Can-Eat Breakfast Fund-raiser – Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the fire station near the public boat launch on Hauser Lake Road on the South end of the lake; suggested donations of $3/person or $10/family; proceeds will help a 15-year-old North Idaho boy who has leukemia; to make a donation or for information, contact Gary Mobbs, 773-4522 or 659-4922, or send to Hauser Lake Fire Department, Attn: Gary Mobbs, 10728 N. Hauser Lake Road, Hauser, ID 83854.

Coeur d’Alene Area B&B Holiday Tour Open House – free, Sunday, from noon-5 p.m. at various area bed and breakfast locations; call for information, Betty at 683-2251 or Tina at 765-5200.

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