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

Mickinnick Trail Opening Celebration – noon-3 p.m. in Bonner County at the trailhead on Woodland Drive off of Schweitzer Mountain Road; for directions or info, contact the Sandpoint Ranger District, 263-5111.

Athol Mini-Country Fair and Katrina Fund-raiser– 5 p.m. at the Athol American Legion Post 149 on state Highway 54; seeking entries of handmade and homemade creations; Katrina Cookie contest entrants should bring a minimum two dozen cookies packaged in bags of six each for judging and sale; Sloppy Joe dinner at 6 p.m.; cost $6; proceeds benefit Katrina relief; contact Joy at 623-4221.

Dance Workshop and Potluck Dinner – Saturday, two free dance lesson workshops; for beginners in swing, salsa and waltz taught by Diane Peters and advanced West Coast swing and night club two-step taught by Eric and Tamara Allen, both sessions 2-5:30 p.m.; followed by potluck dinner 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sandpoint; cost is $15/one session or $30/three sessions; dance follows at the hall, admission varies from $3-$8; 263-8416.

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

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

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

A Hula Happening Luau and Dance Fund-raiser – 5:30 p.m.-midnight at 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.

North Idaho Draft Horse andMule Association Silent Auction – Through 1 p.m. Sunday, at the Bonner County Fairgrounds in Sandpoint; 687-1438.

Idaho Public Television Open House and Reunion – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the KUID Studio at the University of Idaho Moscow campus; 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.

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

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.

“You & Me & Everyone We Know” – 7:30 p.m. at 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.

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.

Volunteers Needed for Lake City Playhouse – positions include concessions, usher or box office, 1320 E. Garden Ave. Volunteers receive a free ticket; 667-1323.

Volunteers Needed for Post Falls Hospice – services needed include sorting, general duties, lifting and cashier; men are encouraged to apply; call 773-5076 or stop by 503 E. Seltice, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for application.

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

Upcoming

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

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

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

UI Vandalmania Homecoming Week events – various events run Monday-Sunday, at the University of Idaho Moscow campus; visit the Web site for event schedule at www.uidaho.edu/homecoming or call 885-6154 for information.

“Reader’s Theater-Short Plays by Mark Twain” Auditions – next 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, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, through Nov. 30; women’s day classes, 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays and Thursday through Dec. 1; men’s evening classes, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 1 at Life Skills Northwest, 2023 Sandpoint West Drive; call for costs and options, 265-6796.

Concert Band and Wind Ensemble – Tuesday, 8 p.m. at the 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 – free event Tuesday, from noon to 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; 769-3397.

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