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Here is what's happening in September!

20 Infant Lapsit. A rhyme program for pre-walkers and their caregivers, Infant Lapsit is a free six-week session held at 10 a.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Pre-registration is required by contacting Suzanne Davis at 208-263-6930 ext. 1211 or [email protected].

20 Listening to Bonner County. The public is invited to come and share concerns, values, and goals regarding the future of Bonner County during a listening session from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Monarch Road Senior Center, located at 650 Monarch Rd. in Sagle. Planning students from the University of Utah will be on hand to gather information that will be compiled into a document that will be available to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Project 7B. 208-627-3292

20 Newport Smelter Hearing
. Washington's Department of Ecology holds a public hearing - the only hearing in Idaho - for members of the public to participate in the scoping process of the Newport Smelter hearing. It will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Priest River Event Center, 5399 Highway 2 in Priest River. The state is beginning to evaluate the potential impacts of the silica smelter proposal in Newport, Wash., as part of the permitting process.

20 Adult Grief Support Group. Bonner General Health Community Hospice holds an Adult Grief Support Group at 6 p.m. in the classrooms at BGH, 520 N. Third Ave. Call Lissa at 208-265-1185 for more information. *Held on the first and third Thursday of every month.

21 Entomology Class. Waterlife Discovery Center, 1591 Lakeshore Dr. in Sagle, hosts an Entomology Class at 1 p.m. with Travis Dixon. Free and open to the public; sponsored by Idaho Master Naturalists. For more information, e-mail [email protected].

22 KNPS: The Moist Montane and Climate Change. Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society and City of Sandpoint Parks and Recreation Department present The Moist Montane and Climate Change: 40 Years of Phenological Observations in North Idaho, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. KNPS's own Marilyn McIntyre will share her observations, through photos, sketches, and words, of the changes in plant and animal cycles in the moist montane forest of the northern Rockies region. Free and open to the public. NativePlantSociety.org

22 Holistic Fair. Inquire Within, 516 Oak St., hosts a Holistic Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sessions with practitioners are $20 for 15 minutes. A list of practitioners is available at InquireWithinSandpoint.com. No admission fee. 208-255-7903

24 Mended Hearts Support Group. Bonner General Health's Cardiac Rehab team is partnering with Mended Hearts, a national and community-based nonprofit organization, to host a monthly support group for heart patients, their families and caregivers. Together they will offer education and emotional and practical support. Meetings are on the fourth Monday of each month from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the classrooms at Bonner General Health, 520 N. Third Avenue. Call 208-265-7480 for more information. *Held on the fourth Monday of every month.

24 Teens' Support Group. The Human Connection, 2023 Sandpoint West Dr., hosts a Teens Support Group from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Connect with other teens, learn, share, and have fun! Facilitated by master's level counselor Keely Brannigan. All are welcome, so just drop in! Donations welcome. Learn more on the Facebook page or call 208-265-5412. *Held every Monday.

25 National Voter Registration Day at the Library. Both the Sandpoint and Clark Fork libraries are proud to host the National Voter Registration Day event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Get your questions answered, and be a part of our democratic process by registering in time for the midterm election on Nov 6. An Idaho driver's license number, Idaho state identification number, or last four digits of your Social Security number are required to register. For more information, contact Mike Bauer at 208-265-2665.

25 Mother Goose. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts Mother Goose at 10 a.m. Come enjoy the new format, with six weekly sessions of stories and singing for babies and toddlers ages 0 to 3 years old and their caregivers, with stay and play until 10:40 a.m. 208-263-6930 ext. 1211 or [email protected]. *Held every Tuesday through Oct. 9.

25 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.

25 VolunteerMatch Live! a.k.a Find Your Perfect Match. The public is invited to attend a VolunteerMatch Live! a.k.a. Find Your Perfect Match event - which matches organizations in need of volunteers with members of the community - starting at 11 a.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.

25 Geezer Forum. Columbia Bank, 414 Church St., hosts the Geezer Forum from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. with Paul Graves. This week's topic is 'Voting is Not a Duty But a Responsibility'. Shawn Keough, Ken Meyers and Paul Graves will lead the conversation about why voting, or not voting, impacts the health of our communities, state and nation. No partisan political discussion will take place; instead the group will consider how and why we choose to approach the challenge of voting as we do. A good run-up to the general election in November! Presented by Elder Advocates; free and open to the public. 208-610-4971

25 Intro to Virtual Reality. Explore the world with Google Earth VR during these drop-in 20-minute sessions between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Swim in the deep sea, go on a virtual tour, play arcade-style games, or walk a plank suspended from an 80-story building - all from the safety of the library! First come, first served. Under 18 must accompany parent consent form; under 14 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. For more information, contact the Tech Desk: 208-263-6930 ext.1251. *Held every Tuesday.

25 Homework Lab. Get your homework done during a Homework Lab at 3 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Homework supplies and assistance; open to 2nd through 5th graders. 208-263-6930 ext. 1211

25 Women's Group. The Human Connection, 2023 Sandpoint West Dr., hosts a Women's Group from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Connect with others, learn more about yourself, and grow. Facilitated by therapist Keely Brannigan. Pre-screening required; call 208-820-1191. Learn more on the Facebook page. *Held every Tuesday.

25 3D Printing Workshop. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a 3D Printing Workshop at 5 p.m. Dabble in some beginner-level coding and design your own 3D printed object! Also learn some fascinating ways 3D printers are being used. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by call 208-263-6930. *Held on the last Tuesday of every month.

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

26 Clark Fork Stories and More. Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St., hosts Stories and More at 10:30 a.m. with stories, crafts, prizes and snacks for kids ages 3-8. eBonnerLibrary.org. *Held every Wednesday.

26 Affordable Health Care Information Workshop. Spears Insurance Inc. holds a workshop titled Getting Ready for 2019 Health Insurance Enrollment. This seminar will take place at Spears Insurance, inside the Bonner Mall at 300 Bonner Mall Way, Suite 48, in the conference room, at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Topics to be covered include who to contact for your tax credit evaluation, documents you may need, and steps to enroll in health insurance for 2019. Each workshop will last approximately one hour with time for questions. Free and open to the public; RSVP by calling 208-265-2026.

26 Intro to Virtual Reality. Explore the world with Google Earth VR during these drop-in 20-minute sessions between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Swim in the deep sea, go on a virtual tour, play arcade-style games, or walk a plank suspended from an 80-story building - all from the safety of the library! First come, first served. Under 18 must accompany parent consent form; under 14 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. For more information, contact the Tech Desk: 208-263-6930 ext.1251. *Held every Wednesday.

26 Kindness Club. Join the kindness revolution! Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a Kindness Club meeting at 2:15 p.m. Come make a family "thankfulness jar." Limited supplies; geared to ages 7-10. 208-263-6930

26 Carousel Art Project Meeting. An informational meeting to discuss the guidelines and specifics of The Carousel of Smiles' Art Panel Project will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Though this meeting is specifically about the Art Panel Project, organizers will also present a brief overview of the entire project and discuss various aspects of the Carousel needing artistic painting, and the many ways artists can become involved in the project. Free and open to the public.

26 Boys' Group. The Human Connection, 2023 Sandpoint West Dr., hosts a Boys' Group from ages 11- to 13-year-olds for four weeks. Facilitated by master's level counselor Kelly Brannigan. For more information, contact Karen at 208-265-5412.

26 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 welcome, with no obligation. For more information, contact Debbie at 208-283-9008 or [email protected]. *Held every Wednesday.

26 Horticulture Series: Asexual Plant Propagation. Bonner County Gardeners Association hosts Asexual Plant Propagation with Manuella Eiring of Florascape Nursery. Learn methods of propagating plants without using seeds, discover which plants are best suited to various methods, and when to use these techniques. Held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way, Ste F. Class fee is $10. BCGardeners.org. 208-265-2070

27-Nov. 1 Nonprofit Leadership: Making a Difference. The U of I Coeur d'Alene Professional Nonprofit Leadership Program hosts a series of weekly classes, beginning Sept. 27 and running through Nov. 1. Sign up for the entire fall session (five classes plus the full day board seminar) or individual classes. Learn more on the online site at UIdaho.edu.

29 Ponderay Neighbor Day. The community of Ponderay hosts this fun event from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 30784 Highway 200 (by the Hoot Owl Cafe). All are welcome to enjoy entertainment, food and drink, live music, and lots of family fun. Plus, the Sandpoint Library and Kaniksu Land Trust host a special StoryWalk and activity. 208-263-6930 ext. 1211.

Here is what's coming up in October!

2 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.

2-23 Childbirth Education Classes. Bonner General Health offers free classes to help parents-to-be learn what to expect both during and after pregnancy. Held Oct. 2, 9, 16, and 23 at 423 N. Third Avenue, Suite 101. For more information, contact Joann at 208-265-7484.

3 3D Printing Workshop. The Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St., hosts a 3D Printing Workshop from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Design your own 3D printed object, and also learn some fascinating ways 3D printers are being used. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by calling 208-266-1321. *Held on the first Wednesday of every month.

3 Horticulture Series: Hardy Grapes. Bonner County Gardeners Association hosts Hardy Grapes:Vines, Wines & Designs with Nancy Hastings of All Seasons Garden & Floral as part of the Fall Home Horticulture Workshop Series. Hastings will talk about grape varieties for fresh eating, wine making, and juicing, which will flourish here, and how to integrate them into a beautiful landscape. Held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way, Ste F. Class fee is $10. BCGardeners.org. 208-265-2070

6 Sandpoint Friends of the Library Book Sale. Sandpoint Library hosts the FOL Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free and open to the public, so come browse around! eBonnerLibrary.org*Held on the first Saturday of every month.

8 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.

10 Horticulture Series: Orchard Fruits. Bonner County Gardeners Association hosts Orchard Fruits with Kyle Nagy from Sandpoint Orchard as part of the Fall Home Horticulture Workshop Series. The Sandpoint Orchard grows many varieties of apples, pears, and stone fruits. Kyle will provide information on every step of orchard maintenance, from planting to harvesting, pest control, pruning, when to perform these tasks, and recommended varieties for this area. Held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way, Ste F. Class fee is $10. BCGardeners.org. 208-265-2070

13 READY! For Kindergarten Parent Workshop. Registration is open for the Fall 2018 READY! For Kindergarten Workshop held Oct. 13. These free early childhood literacy workshops for parents of children birth to age 5 are held three times a year in Sandpoint. Parents learn how to "play with a purpose" and the importance of reading to your child in order to develop the important skills they will need for success in school. National program paid for locally by Panhandle Alliance for Education.  Free workshop, toys, activities, books and childcare! Register in advance at ReadySandpoint.org or 208-263-7040.

13 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.

25 Geezer Forum. Columbia Bank, 414 Church St., hosts the Geezer Forum from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. with Paul Graves. This week's topic is Medicare Enrollment. Angie Mackin from SHIBA will introduce Medicare basics to folks who are now eligible for Medicare, plus look at changes in Medicare coverage and regulations. Presented by Elder Advocates; free and open to the public. 208-610-4971

27 KNPS: Jack Nisbet Presentation on The Leibergs. The Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society and City of Sandpoint Parks and Recreation host a presentation with Jack Nisbet titled "The Leibergs on Lake Pend Oreille 1885-1907." John Leiberg was a late-coming pioneer to North Idaho with a keen interest in native plants; his wife Carrie was an accredited physician who opened a doctor's office in Hope to treat local families. All are invited to this free slide presentation which follows the Leiberg adventures around Lake Pend Oreille and beyond, with Spokane-based teacher and naturalist Nisbet. NativePlantSociety.org.

Here is what's coming up in January 2019!

19 READY! For Kindergarten Parent Workshops. Registration is open for the Fall 2018 READY! For Kindergarten Workshop held Oct. 13. These free early childhood literacy workshops for parents of children birth to age 5 are held three times a year in Sandpoint. Parents learn how to "play with a purpose" and the importance of reading to your child in order to develop the important skills they will need for success in school. National program paid for locally by Panhandle Alliance for Education.  Free workshop, toys, activities, books and childcare! Register in advance at ReadySandpoint.org or 208-263-7040.

Here is what's coming up in March 2019!

9 READY! For Kindergarten Parent Workshops. Registration is open for the Fall 2018 READY! For Kindergarten Workshop held Oct. 13. These free early childhood literacy workshops for parents of children birth to age 5 are held three times a year in Sandpoint. Parents learn how to "play with a purpose" and the importance of reading to your child in order to develop the important skills they will need for success in school. National program paid for locally by Panhandle Alliance for Education.  Free workshop, toys, activities, books and childcare! Register in advance at ReadySandpoint.org or 208-263-7040.

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