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Sandpoint Festival chorus looking for singers

Experienced local singers are needed for The Festival at Sandpoint Chorus, which will perform Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy at the festival’s grand finale concert with the Spokane Symphony on Aug. 14.

Weekly rehearsals will take place on Tuesday evenings beginning July 19 at 7 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Sandpoint. Call director Rob Kincaid at (208) 263-3504 for details.

Seeking volunteers

The Lake City Playhouse is seeking summer volunteers to work in the box office, concessions and as ushers. Volunteers are needed Thursday through Saturday and on July 2 and 21-23, and Aug. 11-13 and 25-27. In return, they get to see the shows for free.

Also, light board operator, stage manager and costumer positions are open for the 2005-06 season starting next fall. Each position pays a small stipend.

For more information, call (208) 667-1323, ext. 5.


Sheryl McGrath has been named the new executive director of the Spokane Youth Symphony. The Spokane restaurateur previously held executive-level leadership positions with Cancer Patient Care, Lutheran Community Services Northwest and the South Snohomish County Chamber of Commerce.

Classes and workshops

• Free art classes are offered year-round by Art on the Edge, which is operated through St. Vincent DePaul at 1416 N. First St. in Coeur d’Alene.

Classes are offered for elementary school-aged children on Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; for middle school-aged children on Tuesdays from 3 to 5 p.m.; and high school-aged students on Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information, call (208) 676-0917.

• Monart Drawing School is offering the following summer camp sessions July 5-7 at Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe St. Call 230-1880 to register:

Celebrate America, for ages 4-5, 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-3 p.m., $65; and Under the Sea, for ages 6-8, 9:30-11:30 a.m., and ages 8 and older, 1-3 p.m., $65.

• Corbin Art Center is offering the following children’s classes, sponsored by the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department, July 5 through 8 at the center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Preregistration is required by calling 625-6200:

Celebration Camp for ages 6-11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $72; Cut, Paste and Color for ages 3-5, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $18; Clay Jewelry for ages 6-11, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $18; Summer Fun for ages 3-5, 10:30-11:30 a.m., $18; Animal Creations for ages 6-11, 10:30-11:30 a.m., $18; Paint Potpourri for ages 3-5, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Creative Investigators for ages 6-11, 12:30-1:30 p.m., $18; Animal Wildlife for ages 3-5, 1:30-2:30 p.m., $18; and Tie Dyeing for ages 6-11, 1:30-2:30 p.m., $18.

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