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“Drunken Landlady” will play traditional Irish music at O’Shay’s Irish Pub and Eatery, 313 Coeur d’Alene Lake Drive at 7:30 p.m. Information: 667-4666.

Banff Mountain World Tour Film Festival – 7 p.m. today and Saturday at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint. Tickets are $12 and available in advance at Eichardt’s, Monarch Mountian Coffee and Outdoor Experience

Kootenai County Democratic Club – will meet at noon at the Iron Horse restaurant. Dr. Mark Cochran will speak on “Solving Our Health Care Crisis: A New Vision for the Future.” Information: 777-1588.

Spay/Neutering week ends today. The nonprofit Concerned People for Animals and several local veterinarians are offering $10 spay/neuter for cats and $20 for dogs. For appointments, call: Appleway Veterinary, Post Falls, 773-4524; Bonner Humane Society, Sandpoint, 263-9282; Coeur d’Alene Spay and Neuter, 664-6242; Kellogg Animal Hospital, 784-1381; Lakeland Litter Control, Rathdrum, 687-4188; North Idaho Animal Hospital, Sandpoint, 265-5700; Silver Valley Vet, Pinehurst, 682-2771.

Tickets on sale for Art on the Edge mARTi gras benefit to be held Feb. 5 at Brix Restaurant, which will include a no-host bar, and a Cajun cook-off featuring “Cuisine Coeur d’Alene” chefs, performances by the sisters of Selket, and dancing to the music of the Pat Coast Band. Tickets are $30. All proceeds benefit Art on the Edge. Tickets are available at Brix, St. Vincent de Paul, Capone’s, the Coeur d’Alene Winery, Enoteca and Cheryl Burchell Goldsmiths. Information: 773-1725.

Art on the Green Poster Contest The entry deadline is March 21 for the poster contest sponsored by the Citizens Council for the Arts. The poster will promote the 37th annual Art on the Green, Aug. 5-7. For more information, visit Submit entries to the offices of Flammia and Solomon, 317 Wallace Ave., or to the council office in the Harding Family Center, 15th and Wallace.

Moscow Arts Commission – Applications for the art exhibit at the Moscow ARTWALK 2005 are being accepted through by May 24. The theme is “Moscow: Through the Eyes of Our Artists.” Submit slides or photographs of the work along with a cover letter to Moscow Arts Commission, P.O. Box 9203, Moscow, ID 83843. For additional information, call 883-7036 or contact


Coeur d’Alene Symphony’s Family Concert featuring duo-pianists, dancers and Irish music will take place Saturday, 7 p.m., in Boswell Hall’s Schuler Auditorium on the North Idaho College Campus. Cost: $12 adults, $10 students and seniors. Free tickets for youths under 18 can be pre-ordered through TicketsWest at (800) 325-7328 or at any TicketsWest outlet.

Homebuyer Education Class 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, at the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. Pre-registration is required. Call 1-877-888-3135.

Art in the Window Saturday Janine Grende will be demonstrating silk painting in the window of Angel Gallery of Fine Arts and Antiques, 423 Sherman Ave., 1-4 p.m.

Banff Mountain World Tour Film Festival 7 p.m. Sunday in Boswell Hall’s Schuler Auditorium on the North Idaho College Campus. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance from the Camera Corral, Vertical Earth, All About Sports, and Zip’s drive-in. Information: Michael Boge at 661-3857.

“Take Your Seat” an exhibit of education-themed paintings by Spokane art teacher MacKenzie Hawley, opens Monday in the Corner Gallery in Boswell Hall on the North Idaho College Campus. Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Information: 769-3427.

Community Forum on Human Rights and Idaho Public Policy – Monday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Iron Horse restaurant. Presented by the Idaho Women’s Network.

“Hot Tales to Warm the Spirit” An evening of storytelling Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Sandpoint Branch of the East Bonner County Library District, 1407 Cedar St. All ages are invited but the stories will be most appreciated by upper elementary age youths to adult. Information: 263-6930.

AARP Free Tax Help begins Tuesday at several locations in Coeur d’Alene, Athol, Post Falls, Rathdrum and Kellogg. Call (888) 277-7669 to find the site nearest to you. Bring current year’s tax forms and preparation booklet, copy of last year’s return, W-2’s from all employers, SSA-1099 forms, 1099 forms, all forms indicating federal tax paid, dependent care provider information, receipts if itemizing deductions, and Social Security numbers for all dependents.

Scrap-booking for teens Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Youth Department at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library as part of the Winter Reading Program. For information or to register, call 769-2315.

Country Western Gospel Jubilee – Tuesday at 6:30 at the Lake City Senior Center, 1916 Lakewood Drive, featuring The Victory Quartet. Information: 765-8580.

Comedian at North Idaho College Idaho native Dan Cummins will perform Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the NIC activities center on the lower level of the Edminster Student Union Building. Information: 665-5459.

Community Forum on Human Rights and Idaho Public Policy – Tuesday at La Casa Lopez Mexican Restaurant, 415 S. Main in Moscow, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Idaho Women’s Network.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry – will hold a public open house Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Wallace Inn, 100 Front St. in Wallace. Information: 1-888-42ATSDR.

“Making Dollar Decisions” – The University of Idaho Nutrition Program, a community based education program is offering free weekly classes to recipients of food stamps or other Health and Welfare programs. This class will be held Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. at the Coeur d’Alene S.L. Start office, 1323 E. Sherman Suite 5. Story Book Nutrition will be offered for children. Information: 446-1680.

Poetry Slam at the University of Idaho – The Associated Students of UI are sponsoring “Diva Diction,” a trio of slam poets of different cultural backgrounds Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the UI Student Union Building ballroom. $3 students with current Vandal card, $5 general admission. Call 885-4636 for tickets.

“Jazz NIC” – Three days of jazz clinics conclude with this concert Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Boswell Hall’s Schuler Auditorium on the North Idaho College campus. Special guest are Gary and Al Gemberling and Dan Bukvich. Information: 769-7764.

Community Forum on Human Rights and Idaho Public Policy – Wednesday at Eichardt’s Pub and Grill, 212 Cedar St. in Sandpoint, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Idaho Women’s Network.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry will hold a public open house Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. in conference room 1-A&B of the Kootenai Administration Building, 451 Government Way. Information: 1-888-42ATSDR.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee – will meet Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall council chambers, 710 Mullan.

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