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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Today

Brian Crain and the Chamber Orchestra Concert – Children’s Village fund-raiser concert, 7 p.m., North Idaho College’s Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium, 1000 W. Garden Ave.; $20; 667-1189.

“The Jazzy Nutcracker” – 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint; presented by Studio One Dance Academy; tickets $8 adults, $6 age 18 and under, tickets available at the door or at EFX Bowling Alley, 120 S. Division St., Sandpoint; 263-5220.

Coeur d’Alene Library Open House Holiday Craft Table – today-Monday, make-a-craft program set up in the library’s Youth Department, 201 E. Harrison; free; 769-2315.

“It’s A Wonderful Life” – today-Saturday 7:30 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene; $14 adults, $12 seniors/students, $8 kids; 667-1323.

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.; Marine Corps Reserve will deliver gifts on Thursday; 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 Exhibit – through Jan. 9 at Pend Oreille Arts Council Gallery in the Powerhouse Building, 120 E. Lake St., Sandpoint; 263-6139.

Upcoming

Alzheimer’s Association “Laughter Seminar” – Saturday, at 1:30 p.m. at Kootenai Medical Center, Classroom 2, 2001 Lincoln Way; presented by laughter therapist Barbara Lund; free; 666-2996.

Helmet Outlet USA Open House – Saturday, 5648 N. Government Way; includes prizes, snacks and a complimentary seated massage by licenses therapist; 891-9991.

“Behind the Mic: Young, Local and Original” – original works by local young performing artists, Saturday, 7 p.m. at Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint; $10 admission; 255-7801.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees – meets Monday, noon at Red Lion Templin’s Resort, 414 E. First Ave.; 772-7643.

“Ceremony of Remembrance” Memorial Event – Saturday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road; hear their name and place an ornament on a Christmas tree in remembrance of a friend or loved one who has died; complimentary lunch provided; Julie at 676-0632.

Family Christmas Party at Priest Lake – Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Indian Creek Unit at Priest Lake State Park near Coolin; includes crafts, free rental skis and snowshoes, prizes; cost is a canned food donation; 443-2200.

“A Great and Mighty Wonder” Christmas Cantata – choir musical performance Saturday, 7 p.m at Lutheran Church of the Master, 4800 Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene; free; 765-1002.

“Tell Me the Story of Christmas” – musical Sunday, 10:45 a.m. at the Post Falls Church of the Nazarene, 308 W. 12th Ave.; presented by the teen and children’s ministries; free; 773-4621.

Winter Solstice Celebration – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at Harding Family Center, corner of 15th Street and Wallace Avenue; ceremony led by Sue Hansen-Barber, presented by North Idaho Unitarian Universalist Church; participants are urged to bring citrus fruits and holiday greenery for the altar; 667-7507.

Bilingual Storytime at Post Falls Library – Tuesday 6:30 p.m., Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St.; presented in English and Spanish for ages 2-7; 773-1506.

School Holiday Concerts – Tuesday, both Fernan Elementary all-school sing-along, 2:30 p.m. at the school, 520 N. 21st St., 664-2659; Atlas Elementary talent show, 10 a.m. at the school, 9650 Government Way, 772-3851.

Kingston Kids – meets Tuesday, 1 p.m. at Mission Inn in Cataldo; anyone who attended school in Kingston is welcome; 786-3882.

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

Boundary County Planning and Zoning Commission – Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. at Sater’s Auction; public information process to begin the comprehensive plan review, facilitators Tom Hollingsworth/Delton Amoth; 267-1205.

Northwest Sacred Music Chorale Holiday Concerts – Wednesday, 5:30 and 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 521 E. Lakeside Ave., Coeur d’Alene; $5 tickets available at the church, Great Harvest Bread Co., in Coeur d’Alene, Music City in Dalton Gardens, and Hoffman Music in Spokane; Gaynell at 772-3491 or Sharon at 777-1211.

“Meal Planning/Food Shopping: Consider the Holiday” Food Class – Wednesday, 9 a.m. at Coeur d’Alene S.L. Start, 1323 E. Sherman Ave., Suite 5; free; 446-1680.

“A Carol to the King” Christmas Musical – Dec. 24, 10:45 a.m., choir presentation by the Post Falls Church of the Nazarene, 308 W. 12th Ave.; free; 773-4621.