Community Wide Blood Drive – today-Saturday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Inland Northwest Blood Center, 1341 Northwood Center Court; (800) 423-0151.
Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds Reading Program – for ages 5-12, 1:30-3 p.m., Post Falls Public Library, 821 N. Spokane St.; preregistration required, 773-1506.
University of Idaho Seeking Idaho Authors – The UI English Department is seeking nonfiction essays by Idaho authors on the topic of air for publication in a future anthology. Deadline is Sept. 15; contact Mary Blew or Phil Druker at the UI English Department, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-1102, or go online at www.class.uidaho.edu/druker/
Lake City Playhouse 2005-06 Season Tickets – $70 adults, $65 seniors, $65 students and $40 for children; theater is seeking volunteers for various duties, call 667-1323.
North Idaho Fair and Rodeo – Exhibitors handbooks and advance admission tickets available until Aug. 19; adults $4.50, ages 6-12 $2.50; five-day parking pass, $7.50; for details, call 765-4969.
Free Downtown Coeur d’Alene Concert Series – Thursday, 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Park Square; featuring Coeur d’Alene Big Band; inclement weather moves the concert to the Resort Plaza, Third Street and Sherman Avenue; 667-3162.
“Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room” – unrated documentary film, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, Sandpoint; $6 adults, $5 seniors and students 18 and under; 263-9191.
Kootenai County Democratic Club Luncheon – Friday noon, Iron Horse, 407 E. Sherman Ave.; 777-1588.
Sunset Dinner Cruise – Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., on the Idaho, departing from the Chatcolet Lake docks at Heyburn State Park near St. Maries; cost, $28.95 adults, $23.95 kids ages 6-15; reservations required, 686-4030.
Bayview Daze – Friday-Sunday, downtown Bayview; arts and crafts street fair, sailboat race, games, parade and fireworks; for parade entries, call Liz at 683-4108; for arts and crafts, call Sue, 683-2269.
Free Bead Stampede – Friday, noon-5 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way; sponsored by Zizzyzaza Bead and Embellishment; 676-9957 or 765-6758.
“Mickey’s Magical Musical Review” – Saturday, 7 p.m. Huckleberry Children’s Theater production at Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave.; $7 all seats; 667-1323.
Lunch Cruise on the St. Joe River – Sunday, noon-2 p.m., on the Idaho, which departs from the Chatcolet Lake docks at Heyburn State Park; $19.95 adults, $14.95 kids; reservations required, 686-4030.
Scenic Cruise on the St. Joe River – Sunday, noon-2 p.m., aboard the Idaho, which departs from the Chatcolet Lake docks at Heyburn State Park; $12.95 adults, $7.95 kids; reservations required, 686-4030.
Wildlife Cruise on the St. Joe River – Sunday, 6-8 p.m., aboard The Idaho, which departs from the Chatcolet Lake docks at Heyburn State Park near St. Maries; $6 adults, $2.50 kids 6-15; for reservations, 686-4030.
Fireworks Cruise – Monday, 8 p.m.-midnight, aboard the The Idaho, which departs from the Chatcolet Lake docks at Heyburn State Park near St. Maries; $19.95 adults, $14.95 kids age 6-15; reservations required, 686-4030.
Spirit Lake Old-fashioned Fourth of July Celebration – Monday, parade begins at 11 a.m. followed by food, arts and crafts, raffle and various events in the city park; fireworks display begins at dusk at the East Jefferson Street baseball park; 623-4221.
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