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Here is what's happening in June!

18-22 Camp Moose on the Loose. New Song Bible Church, located south of the Long Bridge on Highway 95 in Sagle, hosts Camp Moose on the Loose children's day camp from 9 a.m. to noon daily. Free and open to all ages, camp activities include songs, skits and puppet shows, making crafts, playing games, and hearing Bible stories. Parents or guardians may pre-register children by calling 208-265-2553 or show up June 18 at 8:30 a.m.

19 Mother Goose Storytime. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts stories and singing for babies and toddlers ages 0-3 and caregivers at 10:15 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Suzanne Davis at 208-263-6930 ext. 1211 or e-mail [email protected]. * Held every Tuesday.

19 Preschool Storytime. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts stories and crafts for kids age 2-5 and their caregivers at 11 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Suzanne Davis at 208-263-6930 ext. 1211 or [email protected]. * Held every Tuesday.

19 Teen Make It at The Library. 3 p.m. in the East Bonner Co. Library Dist. Sandpoint Branch, 1407 Cedar St. in the new Rotary Teen Lounge!

19 Reptile Man. Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St., hosts the Libraries Rock program at 3:30 p.m. with a visit from Reptile Man and his live alligator! This is part of the library's Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. For more information, call 266-1321, visit eBonnerLibrary.org, or e-mail [email protected].

19 Parent Grief Support Group. Bonner General Health Community Hospice hosts a bi-monthly support group for parents who have lost a child. The meeting is held at 5:30 p.m. in the BGH Community Hospice conference room at the hospital, 520 N. Third Ave. This is an ongoing and informal support group meeting that is open to all parents who have experienced the loss of a child at any age. There is no cost; contact Lissa at 208-265-1185 for an application or more information. *Held on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

19 Reptile Man. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts the Libraries Rock program at 6 p.m. with a visit from Reptile Man and his live alligator! This is part of the library’s Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. For more information, call 266-1321, visit eBonnerLibrary.org, or e-mail [email protected].

19 Intro to Woodworking Class. Design and build your own hardwood cutting board set during this fun one-session class, held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in MakerPoint Studios, 1424 N. Boyer. Learn how to use the jointer, planer and table saw to surface and prep raw lumber. Design your own boards with as much simplicity or complexity as you like! Lastly, enjoy the art of finishing your boards hands-on with planers, sanders and other tools. Class fee is $71 ($2 city discount), and includes materials. Register by June 17 online, or stop by Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, 1123 Lake St. *Monthly sessions held in June, July, August and September.

20 KRFY Morning Show. Morning Show hosts Suzy Prez and Chris Bessler discuss a current affairs topic. Tune in at 8 a.m.; or hear podcast later in the day on the KRFY Podcast page. * Held every Wednesday.

20 Clark Fork Stories and More. Enjoy stories, crafts, prizes and snacks for kids ages 3-8 starting at 10:30 a.m. in the Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St. Free and open to the public. * Held every Wednesday.

20 Tracks. The Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St., hosts the Tracks program at 2 p.m. for the Rock Teen Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. Free and open to the public. 208-266-1321

20-30 India Slideshow. Sandpoint photographer Tina Friedman, author of the coffee table book 'Sandpoint: A Small Town With a Big Heart,' recently returned from a six-week photo trip to India to capture photos for one of her upcoming books. Friedman will be sharing many of her photos, along with stories of her adventures traveling solo throughout various parts of India. The shows will be held at the Sandpoint Library meeting room, 1407 Cedar St., in two parts with two separate viewings of each. Part I is Wednesday, June 20 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 23 2:00 p.m.; Part II is Tuesday, June 26 4:00 p.m. and again Saturday, June 30 at 2:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served; free and open to the public.

20 Lake Pend Oreille Toastmasters Club Meeting. The Lake Pend Oreille Toastmasters Club meets from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the Forrest Bird Charter High School, 614 S. Madison Ave. The Toastmasters experience is centered on helping those interested in developing public speaking and leadership skills in a mutually supportive and fun environment. Guests always welcome, with no obligation. For more information, contact Debbie at 208-283-9008 or [email protected]. *Held every Wednesday.

20 Teen Karaoke & Lip Sync. The Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St., hosts a Teen Karaoke and Lip Sync at 5 p.m. Pick some songs and sing your heart out, or battle it out in our lip sync arena. Either way, it'll be loads of fun. You could also come cheer on our friends! A program for the Libraries Rock Teen Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. For details visit eBonnerLibrary.org, call 263-6930 ext. 1245, or email [email protected].

21 The Library's STEM in the Park Series. Join Sandpoint Library and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in the Park. This activity is held from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Thursdays, June 21 through July 25 (no program the week of July 4), in Travers Park. Bring a lunch and come do science and building projects! Geared towards youth in grades 1 through 5, but all are welcome and it's free! For more information, call Suzanne at East Bonner Library - Youth Services at 208-263-6930 or Sandpoint Parks and Recreation at 208-263-3613, or visit eBonnerLibrary.org.

21 Teen Karaoke & Lip Sync. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a Teen Karaoke and Lip Sync event at 5 p.m. Pick some songs and sing your heart out, or battle it out in our lip sync arena. Either way, it'll be loads of fun. You can also come cheer on friends! A program for the Libraries Rock Teen Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. For details visit eBonnerLibrary.org, call 208-263-6930 ext. 1245, or e-mail [email protected].

22 INBC Blood Drive. Bonner General Health hosts an INBC Blood Drive in the classrooms at 520 N. Third Ave. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go to INBCSaves.org to schedule an appointment or BonnerGeneral.org for more information.Walk-ins are welcome!

23 Native Plant Class and Field Trip. Idaho Master Naturalists sponsor a Native Plant Class and Field Trip from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Idaho Fish & Game's Trout Creek property. Native plant specialist Derek Antonelli will present a class on plant identification, followed by a walk around the property looking at the diversity of plants found in various habitats. Free and open to the public; RSVP [email protected] or call 208-691-1070. Wear appropriate clothing; bring insect protection, water, snack and/or lunch.

23 KNPS: John Phillips Astronaut Photography from the ISS. Sandpoint resident John Phillips will describe the International Space Station orbit, characteristics and limitations of astronaut photography, and show a sample from his own "greatest hits" during a presentation at 9:45 a.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall. Sponsored by the Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society. Free and open to the public.

23 Holistic Fair. Inquire Within, 516 Oak St., hosts a Holistic Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Inquire Within, 516 Oak St. Enjoy intuitive body work, numerologist, palm reader, astrologer, intuitive readers and tarot readings - all sessions are $20 for 15-minute readings. Free admission. Learn more at InquireWithinSandpoint.com. 208-255-7903

23 Bella Note Musical Performance. 11 a.m. in the East Bonner Co. Library Dist. Sandpoint Branch, 1407 Cedar. A program for the Libraries Rock Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. For details visit eBonnerLibrary.org, call 263-6930 ext. 1211, or email [email protected].

23 Organic Seed Saving. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts Organic Seed Saving at 1 p.m. All are welcome to come and discuss organic gardening and seed saving. Bring food and seeds to share if you can (if you can't, come anyway!). For more information, contact Camisse Nitkowski at 208-263-6248. * Held on the fourth Saturday of every month.

25 Rock Out! 10:30 a.m. in the East Bonner Co. Library Dist. Sandpoint Branch, 1407 Cedar. Learn about rocks, fossils, and petrified wood with Nancy Scott. A program for the Libraries Rock Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. For details visit eBonnerLibrary.org, call 208-263-6930 ext. 1211, or e-mail [email protected].

26 Mother Goose Storytime. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts stories and singing for babies and toddlers ages 0-3 and caregivers at 10:15 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Suzanne Davis at 208-263-6930 ext. 1211 or e-mail [email protected]. * Held every Tuesday.

26 Preschool Storytime. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts stories and crafts for kids age 2-5 and their caregivers at 11 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Suzanne Davis at 208-263-6930 ext. 1211 or [email protected]. * Held every Tuesday.

26 Sandpoint Friends of the Library General Meeting. 11:30 a.m. in the East Bonner Co. Library Dist. Sandpoint Branch, 1407 Cedar in the new community meeting room! On the agenda: a review of FOL book sale activity, a look at the new FOL space and expanded library, and election of FOL executive board members.

26 VIP Orientation: Volunteers Find Your Perfect Match! The public is invited to attend a VIP orientation event called Find Your Perfect Match - which matches organizations in need of volunteers with members of the community - from noon to 1 p.m. in the Sandpoint Community Resource Center at Columbia Plaza Building, 231 N. Third Ave., second floor conference room. *Held on the last Tuesday of the month.

26 Intro to 3D Printing Workshop for Adults. Learn what 3D printers are used for and how to design your own 3D printable object, during this beginner-level class at 5 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by calling 208-263-6930. * Held on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

26 Bear Aware - Sandpoint. Idaho Conservation League teams up with Idaho Department of Fish and Game and the U.S. Forest Service to teach local residents about recreating in bear country with a Bear Aware presentation at 5:30 p.m. in the Sandpoint Ranger Station, 1602 Ontario St. Topics covered include a brief overview of the status of local grizzly bear populations, identification of grizzly bears and black bears, techniques for avoiding conflicts with bears, and requirements for the storage of food and other attractants on national forest lands. The presentation will be followed by a practical session where participants will learn to deploy inert bear spray. Admission fee of $5 includes the presentation, instruction and inert bear spray. Participants can also purchase Counter Assault bear spray and Bear Vault food storage canisters at a discount. Registration is required and space is limited. Visit the website to register or call 208-265-9565.

27 Mobius Science Center Show. Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St., hosts Spokane's Mobius Science Center Show (time TBD). This is a program for the Libraries Rock Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. For details visit eBonnerLibrary.org, call 208-263-6930 ext. 1211, or email [email protected].

27 Crafternoon - Musical Relief. Join the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., for a sheet music craft - musical relief painting! - at 2 p.m. This is a program for the Libraries Rock Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. For details, visit eBonnerLibrary.org, call 208-263-6930 ext. 1211, or e-mail [email protected].

27 Teen Salsa Dance Lesson. A fun beginners' lesson in Salsa dancing, led by Chika Orton, starts at 5 p.m. in the Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St. No experience or partner necessary. This is a program for the Libraries Rock Teen Summer Reading 2018 Challenge. For details, visit eBonnerLibrary.org, call 208-263-6930 ext. 1245, or e-mail [email protected].

27 Lake Pend Oreille Toastmasters Club Meeting. The Lake Pend Oreille Toastmasters Club meets from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the Forrest Bird Charter High School, 614 S. Madison Ave. The Toastmasters experience is centered on helping those interested in developing public speaking and leadership skills in a mutually supportive and fun environment. Guests always welcome, with no obligation. For more information, contact Debbie at 208-283-9008 or [email protected]. *Held every Wednesday.

28 How to Survive Family Camping. This program offered by Sandpoint Parks and Recreation introduces families to the basics of camping. We all know what to do by ourselves, but this is different! Tips on equipment, how to set up your campsite, tent, etc. This is also a great program for the new or rusty camper. Class will take place at Lakeview Park, 801 Ontario, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Class fee is $3 ($1 city discount). Pre-register for Family Camping by June 24 online or stop by 1123 Lake St. 208-263-3613

28 Mobius Science Center Show. Spokane's Mobius Science Center visits the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., at 6 p.m. for the summer reading season -- come see an awesome science show! For more information, contact Suzanne Davis, 263-6930 ext. 1211 or [email protected].

30 Babysitter's Training Course. Sandpoint Parks and Recreation offers a Babysitter's Training Course for ages 12 years and up. Class will take place in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 1123 Lake St., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Class fee is $48 ($2 in-city discount). Pre-register by June 11 at Parks & Recreation. 208-263-3613.

Here is what's coming up in July!

9-12 Festival at Sandpoint Summer Camp. The Festival at Sandpoint announces its first ever Summer Youth Music Camp at Sandpoint High School. The camp is open to ages 8-18 and all abilities, with participants' tuition underwritten by the Festival's educational mission - the only cost is a $25 registration fee! Camp director Dr. Jason Moody, a Sandpoint native who is First Violin with the Spokane Symphony, will lead four fun-filled days of music instruction with classes including symphony orchestra, choir, chamber music, jazz band, classical guitar, ukulele, piano, fiddle ensemble, flute ensemble, master classes and more! Registration is open on a first come, first served basis - space is limited! Register online; for more information, contact Beth Weber at 208-263-1151.

9 Parkinson's Support Group. Individuals affected by Parkinson's, family, caregivers, and friends are encouraged to attend the Parkinson's Support Group, held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the BGH Health Services Building, 423 N. Third Ave., Ste. 101. For more information, contact Elizabeth Neuder at 208-265-3325. * Held on the second Monday of each month.

11 Intro to Epilog Laser Class. The epilog laser is the most popular tool at Makerpoint, and now the community can come share the magic of laser cutting and engraving with this introductory class from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Makerpoint Studios, 1424 N. Boyer Ave. In this one-day session, work side by side with the instructor to learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and make the laser hum while cutting and engraving your holiday projects. You will be able to come back with more ideas and projects to cut and engrave to your heart's content. Fee is $71 ($2 city discount); register online. *Held on the second Wednesday of the month.

14 Stories and More. Presented by Sandpoint Waldorf School's Early Childhood Program, Stories and More is held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Waldorf School, 2007 Sandpoint West Dr. Under the guidance of a Waldorf-trained and experienced Early Childhood teacher, this free event includes a puppet story, seasonal activities, play and a light snack. Open to 1-, 2- and 3-year-olds and one parent or caregiver. RSVP: 208-265-2683. *Held on the second Saturday of every month.

21 Annual Garage Sale. Sandpoint Storage on Highway 200 in Kootenai holds their annual Garage Sale. Check out the deals!

Here is what's coming up in September!

11 Geezer Forum. Columbia Bank, 414 Church St., hosts the Geezer Forum from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. with Paul Graves. Presented by Elder Advocates; free and open to the public. 208-610-4971

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