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Arts/Crafts

Winter Market - Sponsored by Heart of the Arts. Featuring food, crafts, art and more. Feb. 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 669-2249

SCC Craft Fair - Feb. 27, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Spokane Community College Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Free admission and parking. (509) 487-7815

Home/Garden

Second Chance Kitchen and Garden Sale - Presented by Slow Food Spokane River. Needed: gently used items for growing, preparing or serving food, residential and commercial kitchen items and countertop appliances in working order (no major appliances). Donations accepted Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sale is March 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Peters and Sons Flowers and Gifts, 512 E. Pacific Ave. (509) 209-2851

Evening Horticulture Workshop Series - Presented by the University of Idaho Extension Kootenai County Master Gardener Program. Topics will include growing orchids, managing your backyard forest, adaptive gardening and more. Mondays, Feb. 8-April 5, 6-8 p.m. University of Idaho Kootenai County Extension Office, 1808 N. Third St., Coeur d’Alene. $5 per class; preregistration and prepayment requested. (208) 446-1680

Chinese New Year Quilting Bee - Washington State Quilters Spokane Chapter presents a day of quilting and activities. Bring that special quilt or block to work on and a potluck dish to share (coffee and tea provided). Visit www.wsqspokane.org/ for instructions for the easy-to-make Chinese New Year block for the block exchange. Feb. 13, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall St. Free. (509) 435-3889

Color Workshops - Have a family portrait taken for free and stay for a color workshop and children’s crafts. Workshop will teach the basics of coordinating colors in your home. Feb. 13, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Quality Floors and Interiors, 706 E. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 747-2295

Cabin Fever Gardening Symposium - Presented by Washington State University Gardeners. Four gardening classes, with continental breakfast, catered lunch, door prizes and more. Feb. 15, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., WSU Spokane Campus, Phase I Classroom Building, 668 N. Spokane Falls Blvd. $60; registration required by Feb. 8. (509) 477-2183

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes-Coeur d’Alene - Two-class series is designed to help address issues faced by potential homebuyers. Feb. 16 and 23, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Association of Realtors, 409 W. Neider Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10; preregistration required. Online classes available for $50 statewide. (208) 667-0664

Seed Saving Workshop - Seed saving and worm bin workshops and a free seed exchange. Feb. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., PEACH, 2015 N. Division St. $15/advance. (509) 981-8560

Permaculture Workshop - Learn various permaculture techniques with Michael Pilarski. Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., PEACH, 2015 N. Division St. $20/advance, $30/door. (509) 981-8560

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes-Sandpoint - Two-class series is designed to help address issues faced by potential homebuyers. Feb. 23 and 25, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Selkirk Association of Realtors Conference Room, 325 Marion Ave., Sandpoint. $10; preregistration required. Online classes available for $50 statewide. (208) 265-2227, (208) 255-1443

Animals

Fur Ball and Yappy Hour - Second annual event of silent and live auctions presented by the Whitman County Humane Society to benefit homeless pets in Whitman County. Celebrity emcee is Mayor Glenn Johnson along with auctioneer Orvil Sears. Feb. 13, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Schweitzer Event Center, Pullman. $40. (509) 332-2246

Pawsitive Start - Free dog-adopter class sponsored by Diamonds in the Ruff instructors. Please bring your dog hungry and empty; lots of soft treats cut into appropriate sizes for your dog; a flat buckle, martingale collar or harness (no choke chain collars please); and a four- or six-foot leather or nylon leash (no flexi/retractable leashes or chain leashes please). Feb. 14, 1-2:30 p.m., SpokAnimal Event Center, 710 N. Napa St. Free. Register at (509) 534-8133.

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