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Learn to cross country ski – at Priest Lake State Park, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with classroom presentations in the morning. Participants under age 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian; $4 for parking. Information: 443-2200.

Selkirk Classic Telemark Championships – Through Sunday at Schweitzer Mountain, on Loophole Run off Chair 4. Registration is available each day until 9 a.m. with competition beginning at 11. Register at Outdoor Experience, 314 N. First St., Sandpoint. Information: or (800) 831-8810.

Christmas Tree Recycling – from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Coeur d’Alene, Lake City and Post Falls high schools. $2 drop-off or call for pick-up for $5: CHS at 664-0670, LCHS at 664-5865 or 773-9593 for PFHS. Proceeds benefit the high schools.

Buffalo Wilson and Tullamore Lads – the Tullamore Lads will perform authentic Celtic Sound Bar Tunes at 7:30 p.m., at O’Shay’s Irish Pub and Eatery, 313 Coeur d’Alene Lake Drive.

Wild Game Feast – Tickets are on sale for North Idaho College Alumni Association’s Wild Game Feast next Saturday at the Coeur d’Alene Inn, 414 W. Appleway. Tickets are $50. Proceeds benefit the association and scholarships. Information: 769-7806.

Registration still open for spring semester at North Idaho College – through Jan. 18. New students should begin the process by applying for admission online at or in person at the admissions office in Lee-Kildow Hall. Former students should call Advising Services at 769-7821 to schedule an appointment with an adviser.


Art on the Edge Mask-Making event for kids – Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., in the main concourse of the Silver Lake Mall. It’s free. Information: 769-3274.

Training for AARP income tax preparers – Begins Monday and continues through Jan. 28. All volunteers must attend Monday’s opening session, at 9 a.m. or 6 p.m. at the Harding Family Center, 15th and Wallace. For a training packet, call Joe at 762-3253, Terry at 762-2307 or Allen at 772-6968.

Free Concert by the Coeur d’Alene Youth Orchestra – Monday, 7 pm., in Boswell Hall’s Schuler Auditorium at North Idaho College. The orchestra is made up of high-school-age musicians and is conducted by Gerard Mathes. For more information, visit

Coeur d’Alene Women’s Aglow Lighthouse meeting – Tuesday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Best Western Inn, 414 W. Appleway. Lunch is $9.50, and reservations should be made by Sunday. Call Shirley Peterson at 772-5562.

3C’s meeting – Wednesday at noon at the Highlands Day Spa, 4365 E. Inverness Drive. Information: 659-2064.

Yolanda King on Human Rights – the daughter of Martin Luther King, will kick off the Idaho Human Rights Events by addressing “Multicultural Diversity – The New Frontier,” Wednesday 7 p.m., at the Washington State University Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.

“Libby,Montana” – The documentary will be screened Thursday through Saturday at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint as part of the Global Cinema Cafe Series. $6 adults, $5 seniors and students. Information: 263-9191.

Developmental Screening – Sponsored by the Post Falls School District, Friday from 9-11 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. for all children in the district who are 3-5 years old. The screening will be held at the Post Falls Head Start, 106 W. Ninth. Call 773-6164 for appointments and information.

Kootenai County Democratic Club – will meet Friday at noon at the Iron Horse Restaurant. Denny Davis will discuss the Coeur d’Alene Library Bond Issue. Information: 777-1588.

11th Annual Post Falls Historical Society Banquet – Friday with a social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. and buffet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy herb-roasted baron of beef au jus cabernet, cranberry-apple chutney range chicken, and more for $23. All attendees will be eligible for door prizes and raffles. For tickets, call Marion Bunting at 773-8499, Kay Irvin at 773-3751, Mary Schell 773-3372 or Kim Brown at 773-4681.

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