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Sandpoint High Fall 2018
* View THIS WEEK'S Sports Schedule *

Varsity Schedules:
Boys' Soccer
Girls' Soccer

Walk With A Doc :: 2018 Schedule

These local walks are led by a health care provider; free and open to the public. WalkWithADoc.org.

- Sandpoint Saturday Schedule – Start at Sandpoint City Beach and then proceed down Sand Creek Trail.
Aug. 18 - 8 a.m. Scott Dunn, MD; Sand Creek Trail
Sept. 1 - 8 a.m. Kathy Holm, RN; Sand Creek Trail
Sept. 15 - 8 a.m. To be announced; Sand Creek Trail
Oct. 6 - 8 a.m. Russell Blakely, MD; Sand Creek Trail
Oct. 20 - 8 a.m. Nanci Jenkins, MS, RDN, LD; Sand Creek Trail

- Sandpoint Thursday Schedule
– Start at the cement bear statue near the parking lot for Sand Creek Trail and then proceed down Sand Creek Trail
Aug. 2 through Aug. 30 - 5:15 p.m. Jane Hoover, NP; Sand Creek Trail
Sept. 6 through Sept. 27 - 5:15 p.m. Jane Hoover, NP; Sand Creek Trail
Oct. 4 through Oct. 25 - 5:15 p.m. Jane Hoover, NP; Sand Creek Trail

- Sandpoint Monday Schedule
– Walks are for teens 13-18 and are every Monday of the month. Start at Kaniksu Pediatrics, 420 N. Second Ave., and go through downtown
Mondays through Oct. 30 - 4:30 p.m. Mallory Ely, LCSW

FSPW's Whitebark Pine-focused Hike :: Aug. 19

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness (FSPW) hosts a Whitebark Pine-focused Hike on Scotchman Peak on Sunday, Aug. 19. The hike will go off-trail looking at these unique trees while talking about their important role in the ecosystem and why they are in danger as a species. Hike co-leader Mike Giesey is a current board member of the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation and retired silviculturist on the Kootenai National Forest. He will be joined by co-leader Jeff Pennick, FSPW veteran volunteer and retired forester on the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. This hike is classified as "strenuous" and will be approximately 8 miles round trip with around 4,000 feet of elevation gain. Hikers are encouraged to bring hiking poles, and plenty of water, food and gear. Sign up online or e-mail [email protected].

Swing Fore A Cure! Golf Tournament :: Aug. 25

The 24 Hours for Hank Annual Swing Fore a Cure! Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at StoneRidge Resort in Blanchard. Registration begins at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
- $400 per four-person team scramble includes golf, cart, lunch and practice range. Win a car at the "Hole in One!" In addition, there is a $500 hole sponsorship, and a $100 pin sponsorship.

* Register online -- all monies raised go towards cystinosis research, treatment and funding a cure! Call Randi at (208) 304-5763 for more information.

A Walk in Pine Street Woods :: Aug. 25

Register NOW for a Walk in the Woods and discover all Pine Street Woods has to offer our community! Members of the Pine Street Woods team are leading scenic walks – and bike rides – on the future Pine Street Woods property. Grab this last chance to join a guided visit today!
Saturday, August 25: You’ll have one last chance to join KLT’s Executive Director on a walk in the woods. Meet at 9 a.m. at Selkirk School. Max 20 participants.

All walks will begin at 9 a.m. at Selkirk School, 11014 W. Pine St. Pre-registration for these walks is required. Use the form below to register to join a PSW walk. Please come prepared with appropriate shoes, clothing and a water bottle. We will send you an e-mail before your walk/ride providing final details, waiver, etc. Want more details on where and what the Pine Street Woods is all about? Go see more»

Yoga, Dancing, Fitness and Wellness

Yoga at the Beach (Summer '18). Sandpoint Parks & Recreation and Downtown Yoga offer Yoga at the Beach, Sundays from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Enjoy the many benefits of yoga in a beautiful setting that you can only get in Sandpoint. Bring your own yoga mat. Meet at City Beach on the east side of basketball courts. In case of inclement weather, meet at Downtown Yoga. Best of all, it's free! 208-263-3613

Goat Yoga
. Sweet Home Farm offers goat yoga -- sunrise sessions with brunch, sunset sessions with wine tasting,  and family sessions to introduce yoga to children in a fun setting. 5040 Westside Rd., Bonners Ferry.  Sign up at SweetHomeGoatYoga.com.

Yoga on Tap. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr., hosts Yoga on Tap at 11 a.m. in the brewery's taproom. * Held every Saturday through Aug. 25.

Downtown Yoga, 301 Cedar St., Ste. 106, behind Pend d'Oreille Winery, hosts the following yoga classes:
- Yin Yoga and the Chakras. Every Monday, 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m., $14 drop-in or class pass. In this class we will use Yin Yoga to liberate the chakras and create new promise in the energy body.

Hope Health Fitness Class. The Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope, hosts Health Fitness Classes with Mike Ehredt every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Call Mike at 208-360-9647 for more information, or to sign up for the class. $5 per session.

Zumba classes. Zumba is a Latin-dance based fitness class that is fun and highly aerobic (but non-impact). Choose from two class days: Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., or Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Classes are held at the InBody Pilates Studio; 208-290-2600. 66210.zumba.com.

International Folk Dance for Seniors. Luther Park, 510 S. Olive St., hosts classes on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend, and class fee is $5.

Mindful Yoga. Every Monday and Thursday from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Gardenia Center, 400 Church St. Deep, mindful yoga weaving dharana and pranayama throughout the sadhana with Maria Alberg. 208-263-2084

Pranic Healing Clinic.
The Gardenia Center hosts a free Pranic Healing Class upstairs in the library at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the last Sunday of every month with one of the following practitioners: Teri McDonald, Mesha Edwards, Gloria Waterhouse or Kelly Navaro.

Yoga Class. Sandpoint Yoga Studio, 1309 Ponderosa Dr., Ste. 202, offers a free yoga class every month. Aimed to help melt away stress, all levels and ages are welcome. Donations go to a charitable lottery.

Tai Chi

Laoshi Mark Duffner is a certified Tai Chi instructor and self-avowed Tai Chi geek. Duffner will be sharing his enthusiasm for the Tai Chi arts at the Black Bear Martial Arts Center, 114 N. Boyer. Drop-in classes are $10, and will be offered Mondays from noon to 1 p.m., and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Classes will include instruction on basic Tai Chi and Qigong forms and principles. Advanced students will receive training to an increasing level of depth and complexity in accordance with their readiness and willingness to learn more. To register or for more information, contact Black Bear Martial Arts Center directly at 208-255-1111.

Area Golf Courses

Elks Golf Club. This nine-hole course is closest to town, just outside the Sandpoint city limits off Highway 200 East. 208-263-4321. SandpointElks.com.

StoneRidge Golf. Located about 40 minutes southwest of Sandpoint off Highway 41 in Blanchard, StoneRidge has 19 holes on a scenic course with a par-72 layout. StoneRidge hosts a variety of specialty events; for a current schedule call 208-437-4653, or visit StoneRidgeIdaho.com.

Priest Lake Golf Course. Par-72, 6,500-yard course is located at 152 Fairway Dr. in Priest Lake amidst mountains, forests and wetlands on the west side of Priest Lake. Call 208-443-2525 or visit PriestLakeGolfCourse.com.

Youth Sports Jersey Recycling Program

Have your kids outgrown their red and white youth league jerseys? Put them to great use by donating laundered, gently used jerseys back to Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. Each year, Sandpoint's P&R gives out approximately $2,000 in scholarships to youth programs, generously donated by various organizations. That money covers jersey costs as well as program fees - unless we have previously used, donated jerseys we can offer those who can't afford to purchase them. Help keep more money in the scholarship fund for kids to access for recreation program fees by donating jerseys when your children finishes the youth leagues.

- Drop off your jerseys from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Sandpoint P&R, 1123 Lake St. in City Hall. Questions? Call 208-263-3613. Thanks!

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