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Amazing Corn Maze – Saturdays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; and Sundays, noon-5 p.m., on Prairie Road south of Highway 53, Hauser; haunted maze will be Oct. 21-22 and 25-29; $7 adults, $5 seniors and ages 5-12; free for age 4 and under; $1 off admission with donation of two nonperishable food items; (509) 242-2668.

National Public Lands Day – volunteer trail cleanup, 9 a.m.-noon, Priest Lake State Park, 314 Indian Creek Park Road, Coolin; free barbecue lunch, 12:30 p.m.; wear closed toe shoes, long pants, long-sleeved shirts and gloves; 443-2200.

Mickinnick Trail Opening Celebration – noon-3 p.m., Bonner County at the trailhead on Woodland Drive off Schweitzer Mountain Road; details, call Sandpoint Ranger District, 263-5111.

Athol Mini-Country Fair and Hurricane Katrina Fund-raiser– 5 p.m., Athol American Legion Post 149, Highway 54; seeking entries of handmade and homemade creations; Sloppy Joe dinner, $6, at 6 p.m.; Joy, 623-4221.

Dance Workshop and Potluck Dinner – free dance lessons from 2-5:30 p.m., taught by Eric and Tamara Allen; followed by potluck dinner, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Oden Hall on Sunnyside Road near Sandpoint;

Basic Computing Adult Computer Class – 8:30-10 a.m., Post Falls Public Library, 821 Spokane St.; includes introduction to Windows operating system and computer components; $5; pre-registration required, 773-1506, ext. 2.

“You and Me and Everyone We Know” – 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First St., Sandpoint; R-rated 2005 Sundance special jury prize-winning film; $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 kids 13 and under; 255-7801.

Idaho Public Television Open House and Reunion – 9 a.m.-4 p.m., KUID Studio at the University of Idaho, Moscow; events include a KUID oral history, name-this-person photo contest, historic photo display, campus tours, UI student productions from 1954-2004, and a reunion for former employees and alumni of KUID; for a schedule check online at idahoptv.org/hot.

North Idaho College Adult Enrollment Workshop – 10 a.m.-noon, University of Idaho Extension Office in Bonners Ferry; free; reservations, (866) 362-4664 or 666-8017.

The Standards a cappella concert – 8 p.m., North Idaho College’s Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium, 1000 W. Garden Ave.; proceeds will benefit NIC athletics; $10 adults, $7 students; 769-3348.

A Hula Happening Luau and Dance fund-raiser – 5:30 p.m.-midnight, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way; fund-raiser for Excel Foundation for Our Schools; food, music by Rhythm Dawgs, raffle for trip to Hawaii, dance; $35/person; must be 18 years of age; (208) 292-2683.

“Beehive” - 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Friday, through Oct. 8; 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 2, Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave.; $14 adults, $12 students/seniors, $8 kids; special dinner theater tickets available for $45; 667-1323.

Alpaca Show – through Sunday at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way; sponsored by the Northwest Alpaca Association; 664-6183 or 755-4077.

Idaho State Draft Horse and Mule Expo and Sale – through Monday, at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer Ave.; $7 adults, $6 students/seniors; 263-8414.

Charleen Martin Studio Gallery – featuring the works of 25 artists through Oct. 31, by appointment only at the studio, 8835 W. Hamaker Road, Coeur d’Alene; 667-6911.

Terry Gieber-Sabbatical Exhibit – exhibit runs through Oct. 8 at the Art Spirit Gallery, 415 Sherman Ave.; 765-6006.

Snowmobile Film – Panida Theater, 300 N. First St., Sandpoint; 255-7801.

Upcoming

Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy Fund-raiser Concert– Sunday, 4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Lakeside Ave.; featuring local pianists Rita Huber and Cynthia Munson; suggested donation is $6, proceeds will support facilities expansion at the school; 667-1741 or 664-5240.

Race for the Cure – 5K run/walk, or one-mile walk, 10 a.m., Sunday; registration begins at 8 a.m. at North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave.; $30 adults, $10 kids; 665-9888.

Lee Ann Womack Concert - Country music performance, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Casino, U.S. Highway 95, Worley; $32.50-$40; (800) 523-2464, ext. 7328.

Old-Time Fiddlers Jam Session – Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Post Falls Senior Center, 1215 E. Third Ave.; 773-9582.

Friends of KEWU Jazz Band – 15-piece band performance Sunday, 6:30-8 p.m., His Place Church, 3079 E. 16th Ave., Post Falls; featuring music from the 1940s to 2004, and a slide show; free; 777-9654.

Senior Dance – Monday, 7-10 p.m., Post Falls Senior Center, 1215 E. Third Ave.; featuring Uncle Harolds Band; $3.50; 773-9582.

UI Vandalmania Homecoming Week events – various events run Monday-Sunday, at the University of Idaho Moscow campus; details online at www.uidaho.edu/homecoming or by calling 885-6154.

Reader’s Theater – “Short Plays by Mark Twain” Auditions – Monday, 6:30 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene; men and women needed; 667-1323.

Land-Use and Planning Process Workshops – Mondays through Oct. 31, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Idaho, 1000 W. Hubbard Ave., Suite 142, Coeur d’Alene; Kootenai Environmental Alliance, 667-9093.

Bonner County Adult Life-Skills Classes – women’s evening classes, Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 30, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; women’s day classes, Tuesdays and Thursday through Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-noon; men’s evening classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 1, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; all at Life Skills Northwest, 2023 Sandpoint West Drive; 265-6796.

Concert Band and Wind Ensemble – Tuesday, 8 p.m., University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music Recital Hall, Moscow; tickets at the door, $5 adults, $3 students/seniors; 885-7212.

Lawrence Aripa Memorial Story-telling Address – Tuesday, noon-1:30 p.m. at North Idaho College’s Todd Lecture Hall in the Molstead Library, 1000 W. Garden Ave.; presented by Coeur d’Alene tribal member and author, David Matheson; free; 769-3397.

Country Western Gospel Jubilee – Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Lake City Senior Center, 1916 Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene; featuring The New Annointing and others; free; 667-4628.

Bonner County Public Hearing on Proposed Fee Increase – Tuesday, 2 p.m., Courtroom 4 at the Bonner County Courthouse; 265-1458.

The Standards in Concert – Tuesday, 7 p.m. at Panida Theater, 300 N. First St., Sandpoint; $10 adults, $7 students; presented by the Sandpoint High School Music Department; 263-255-7801.

Home and Food Safety Free Nutrition Class – Wednesday, 9-11 a.m., Coeur d’Alene S.L. Start, 1323 E. Sherman Ave., Suite 5; presented by UI Extension Nutrition Program; 446-1680.

Free Tai Chi Class – Wednesday, 9-10 a.m., Post Falls Senior Center, 1215 E. Third Ave.; 773-9582.

Fall Session Story Time at Post Falls Library – for ages 3-5 on Wednesdays 10:30-11 a.m., and ages 1-3 on Thursdays, 10:30-10:50 a.m., 821 N. Spokane St.; 773-1506.

Hurricane Katrina Victim Benefit fund-raiser Concert – Thursday, 7 p.m., North Idaho College’s Schuler Auditorium in Boswell Hall; entertainers volunteering include Brian Crain, George Conrad, Kathy Colton, Bruce Christiansen, Hilma Volk, Lexi Lehman, Robert Stemmons, John Walker, The Red Hot Mammas, Patsy Cameron, Rebecca Priano Velluci, and more; presented by North Idaho Assistance, Recovery and Kindness (ARK) with proceeds to be distributed through Habitat for Humanity, the Salvation Army, and the American Red Cross; to donate or for information, call 667-1323.

Free UI Lecture on Science and Public Policy – presented Thursday, 7 p.m,. by veterinarian and Food and Drug Administrtion commissioner, Lester Crawford, at the UI Administration Auditorium; 885-6178.

Dayelle Deanna Schwartz presentation at University of Idaho – Thursday, 8 p.m., Lionel Hampton School of Music Recital Hall; topic will cover how musicians can develop successful careers with or without a record deal; 885-6291.

Global Cinema Film – Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at the Panida Theater, N. 300 First St., Sandpoint; $10 adults, $7 students; 255-7801.

Kootenai County Democratic Club Luncheon – Friday, noon, Iron Horse Restaurant, 407 E. Sherman Ave; Dan English will speak and a video, “Democrats for Life,” will be shown; 777-1588.

UI Homecoming Concert – Friday, 7:30 p.m., University Auditorium; tickets at the door ,$45 adults/$3 students; 885-6231.

Oktoberfest – Friday, 4:30 p.m., Q’Emiln Riverside Park, Post Falls; includes authentic German food, dancing, music by Uncle Harold’s band, auctions, raffle; sponsored by the Post Falls Historical Society; Kim at 773-4681 or Darian at 773-3810.

Wishing Star Foundation Fund-raiser Golf Tournament – Friday, 2 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort golf course; registration is $165/player; to register, contact Jodi at 509-744-3411.

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