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Here's what's happening in May

28 Book Club. This month, the reading is "The Dictionary of Lost Words" by Pip Williams. Join the discussion with library staff and community members, even if you haven't read the book. Open to adults and teens at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. in the Community Rooms from 3-4 p.m.

28 Chair Yoga. This is for anyone wishing to increase flexibility and strength in a safe and supportive manner. Chair yoga can be done while sitting and standing with support from a chair if needed. Held at the Sandpoint Area Senior Center, 810 Main St. starting at 9:30 a.m. Free.

28 Teen End of School Party. There will be pizza and popsicles to celebrate a great year in the Teen Lounge. Get a chance to sign the ceiling tile, play some games, make some art, and hang out before summer starts. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. from 3-5 p.m.

28 Tuesday Coding Club. Join from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., in the VR/Exploration Lab. Work with Edison bots Pi Sloth robots and Raspberry Pi units. Participants will primarily use Scratch and Python coding to interact with their robots. You don't need any prior experience to participate.

29 Passport Fair. If you need help to apply for your passport (first time or renewal) head over to Sandpoint City Hall, 1123 Lake St. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Council Chambers Room where there will be people on hand to assist you in just that. Please click here for an appointment.

29 Wednesday Storytime. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this weekly family storytime at 10:30 a.m. in Karen's Kids Room.

29 Wednesday Teen Hangout. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts teen hangout from 3-5 p.m. in the Teen Lounge, a respectful place to meet up with friends, build relationships, create art, play games, and grow the teen community. Open to 7-12th graders.

29: 2nd Annual Celebration of Life. Bonner Community Hospice invites the community to join up in the Children's Remembrance Garden to honor and celebrate the lives of children who have left us too soon. 520 N. Third Ave. at 4 p.m.

29 Wednesday Chess Club. Get to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesdays to join in on Chess club in room 102. Play chess - all ages, any experience level.

29 Wednesday Project Code. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this introductory project-oriented coding program for 4th - 9th graders, led by a volunteer with decades of experience in IT fields. Held in the Exploration Lab from 3:30-5 p.m. Register here.

30 Public Schools Are Under Attack: Presentation. Get over to Evans Brothers at 5:30 p.m. for the last of the 7B Speaker Series. Jared DeLoof will review how public school voucher candidates won big in the primary. Karen Matthee has a special presentation that will detail the actions of the IFF and Republican Legislators to bring vouchers into Idaho. She will outline what they plan to do and what we can do about it. Kaylee Peterson will discuss Russ Fulcher's education policies and what his Freedom Caucus has done to undermine our schools. Register here.

30 CLT Community Conversation. Join for a community conversation about the Community Land Trust project that KLT has been working on since the spring of 2022. Find out where the project now stands, what it will mean for the local landscape, how it will impact the housing crisis in our area. Everyone is welcome to attend one or both of two identical presentations. Sessions will be one hour long including an audience Q&A. There is a 12 p.m. Zoom, or a 6:30 p.m. Zoom to choose from. Sign up here.

30 Thursday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by for a 15-minute VR session in the VR/Exploration Lab from 3-5 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

30 Army Corps hosts Albeni Falls Dam Public Information Meeting. Meeting will be held at the Ponderay Events Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way, Ste. E from 6-8 p.m.

30 Green Waters, Red Flags: Toxic Algae Outbreaks in Idaho. Don't miss this virtual event at 6 p.m. where you can learn about how toxic algae outbreaks continue to threaten public health across Idaho. Join Dr. Amie Parris of the IDEQ. Josh Johnson of ICL, and Jennifer Ekstrom of ICL for a presentation on these toxic outbreaks and what causes them, what the risks are, how you can stay safe this summer, and what is being done to help. Register here.

31 Friday Chess Club. Get to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 12-3 p.m. on Friday to join in on Chess club in room 102. Play chess - all ages, any experience level.

31 Wolverine: Chasing the Phantom. Embark on a captivating journey into the untamed wilderness with PBS Special: “Wolverine: Chasing the Phantom.” Join FSPW for this FREE film showing that delves into the elusive world of the wolverine, a creature that has long captured the imagination of nature enthusiasts and wildlife aficionados alike. After more than two decades of petitions by wildlife conservation groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed wolverines as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Guest Speaker Wildlife Biologist, Heather Fuller with the Idaho Panhandle National Forest will discuss the recent listing and share her expertise on wolverines, their behavior, conservation efforts, and the unique challenges they face. Event will be held at the Clark Fork-Hope Senior Event Center, 1001 Cedar St. in Clark Fork at 6:00 p.m.

And coming in June ...

1 National Trails Day Mushroom Trail Project. Mushroom Trail at Pine Street Woods has mush-room for improvement as a result of the damaged tree removal done last fall. Fun-gi's and gals are welcome to work together on a National Trails Day trail restoration project. No experience necessary. Tools, snacks, and water will be provided. Bring gloves, hardy shoes, sunscreen, eye protection and/or whatever you like to bring when you work on trails. If you are unable to help, you can come for morel support. Meet at 9 a.m. at the PSW lower lot for instruction, task assignment, tools, and supplies - but make sure you register here.

1 National Trails Day Trail Project: Scotchman Peak. Join FSPW and Spokane Mountaineers on a trail project for National Trails Day. Break a sweat, meet new friends, and give back to our wild backyard. Get more information at scotchmanpeaks.org/hikes-events-schedule/.

1 Spiller, Thriller, Filler, Gardening Adventure. From 9-10:30 a.m. at the Sandpoint Library Garden, 1407 Cedar St. you can learn the secrets of container gardening wit local experts - and then plant your own.

1 Friends of the Library Book Sale. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this monthly event on the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lobby. Support your library, and your book reading habit.

1 Saturday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by the VR/Exploration lab for a 15-minute VR session. from 1-3 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

1 Saturday Yoga with Drew. Join in at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. from 3-4 p.m. in the Community Rooms. A Saturday yoga series practicing Vinyasa Flow, a creative and dynamic form of yoga that utilizes the breath to link poses and postures. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. No class on 6/15.

2 Birds & Burritos. Meet at the Pine Street Woods parking lot for a 2-hour bird walk followed by a breakfast lecture at the Outdoor Recreation Center. Breakfast includes Evans Brothers coffee and tea with burritos crafted by breakfast burrito maker extraordinaire Celeste Grace. 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.

2 Food Inc. 2: Back For Seconds. This film focuses on innovative farmers, future-thinking food producers, workers rights activists, and prominent legislators who are challenging the food producers in order to inspire change and build a healthier, more sustainable future. Come check it out at the Create Arts Center, 900 W Fourth St. in Newport from 2-4 p.m. Donations at the door are welcome.

3 Monday Teen Hangout. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts teen hangout from 3-5 p.m. in the Teen Lounge, a respectful place to meet up with friends, build relationships, create art, play games, and grow the teen community. Open to 7-12th graders.

4 Teen Leadership Council. Head over to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. from 3 - 4:30 p.m. if you are interested in helping the library, and having fun. Learn more here.

4 Tuesday Coding Club. Join from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., in the VR/Exploration Lab. Work with Edison bots Pi Sloth robots and Raspberry Pi units. Participants will primarily use Scratch and Python coding to interact with their robots. You don't need any prior experience to participate.

5 Wednesday Teen Hangout. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts teen hangout from 3-5 p.m. in the Teen Lounge, a respectful place to meet up with friends, build relationships, create art, play games, and grow the teen community. Open to 7-12th graders.

5 Wednesday Chess Club. Get to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesdays to join in on Chess club in room 102. Play chess - all ages, any experience level.

6 Thursday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by for a 15-minute VR session in the VR/Exploration Lab from 3-5 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

6 Aquatic Invasive Species Update for Lake Pend Oreille. Join at the Bonner County Administration Building, 1500 US-2 in the First Floor Conference Roo from 5:30-8:00 p.m. to hear about the aquatic threats to Lake Pend Oreille; boat station outlook; water rights 101; Army Corps update; and the Idaho State Department of Agriculture update - as well as a general Q&A.

7 Friday Chess Club. Get to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 12-3 p.m. on Friday to join in on Chess club in room 102. Play chess - all ages, any experience level.

8 Garden Compost Demonstration. In conjunction with the annual Native Plant Sale, the Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society will present demonstrations and information on composting at home to enhance your garden. The sale is from 9 a.m. to noon with the composting demo taking place at 11 a.m. at the North Idaho Native Plant Arboretum, 611 S. Ella Ave. in Lakeview Park.

8 Trail Project: Star Peak. Join FSPW on a trail project to help clear downed trees, repair tread, and enhance the trail by trimming back plants while meeting new friends and getting outdoors. Get more information at scotchmanpeaks.org/hikes-events-schedule/.

8 PORPA Rowing Education. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. stop by 324 Rivers End Dr. in Priest River to come and learn about the experience of rowing. Visit with long time members of Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association (PORPA) about boats, rowing, and adult/youth programs.

8 Saturday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by the VR/Exploration lab for a 15-minute VR session. from 1-3 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

8 Saturday Yoga with Drew. Join in at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. from 3-4 p.m. in the Community Rooms. A Saturday yoga series practicing Vinyasa Flow, a creative and dynamic form of yoga that utilizes the breath to link poses and postures. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. No class on 6/15.

10 Monday Yoga with Drew. It's back - at lunchtime from noon to 1 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. in the Community Rooms. A class series practicing Vinyasa Flow, a creative and dynamic form of yoga that utilizes the breath to link poses and postures. Please bring a yoga mat.

10 Monday Teen Hangout. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts teen hangout from 3-5 p.m. in the Teen Lounge, a respectful place to meet up with friends, build relationships, create art, play games, and grow the teen community. Open to 7-12th graders.

10 Library Board Meeting. Being held in the Community Rooms at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. starting at 4 p.m.

11 "I Survived" Summer Launch Party. From 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Community Rooms at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Kids can drop in to this event and try "I Survived" challenges and sign up for summer reading.

11 Teen: Anime Club. From 3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Lounge at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. teens are invited for all things anime and manga. Make anime-inspired buttons, play anime trivia, make Japanese art, and enjoy snacks.

11 Tuesday Coding Club. Join from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., in the VR/Exploration Lab. Work with Edison bots Pi Sloth robots and Raspberry Pi units. Participants will primarily use Scratch and Python coding to interact with their robots. You don't need any prior experience to participate.

11 Mini Figurine Painting. Join in from 5-7 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., where you can paint mini figurines in a group setting, and learn new tips and tricks. This event will occur the second Tuesday of each month, and is open to teens and adults in the Teen Lounge.

12 Lets Hike. This summer hike adventure series is designed for ages 6+ and is led by local rangers and other experienced hike leaders. Each hike will commence with a storybook session and an introduction to the ranger or hike leader. June 12 event will be held at Pine Street Woods starting at 9 a.m. and you will hike with KLT interns. The distance is two miles. Register, or learn more here.

12 Wednesday Teen Hangout.
The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts teen hangout from 3-5 p.m. in the Teen Lounge, a respectful place to meet up with friends, build relationships, create art, play games, and grow the teen community. Open to 7-12th graders.

12 Wednesday Chess Club. Get to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesdays to join in on Chess club in room 102. Play chess - all ages, any experience level.

12-14 Teen: Watercolor. Ages 10-18 are invited to enjoy this three-day class at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. in the Teen Lounge from 1-2:30 p.m. Discover the principles of design and elements of art by studying renowned artworks and applying these concepts to your own creations. Register here.

13 Naturebrary. Join the East Bonner County Library in partnership with City of Sandpoint Parks and Rec every Thursday starting June 13 at 9:30 a.m. for this nature-based story program. There will be reading, singing, and explorations of the natural world. There will be water activities, insect activities, nature scavenger hunts, and more. Geared to preschoolers and their families. No preregistration required - Free!

13 Thursday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by for a 15-minute VR session in the VR/Exploration Lab from 3-5 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

13 River Safety Workshop and Paddle. Join FSPW and Kirk Keller for this exciting opportunity. This workshop will cover kayaking, paddle boarding, and rafting in rivers. You'll learn how to have fun and be safe on thew water. There is no fee for this workshop. Get more information at scotchmanpeaks.org/hikes-events-schedule/.

14 Strollerbrary. Join the East Bonner County Library in partnership with City of Sandpoint Parks and Rec every Friday starting June 14 at 10 a.m. for this resourceful and educational program while walking at different walking paths in the area. Different guest speakers will be available to talk about your child's development. Please bring a stroller, balance bike, or backpack for this adult pace walk and talk. Program is free, and no registration is required.

14 Citizen Science. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 cedar St. hosts this event at Pine Street Woods from 10 a.. to 2 p.m. Drop by to enjoy library supplied activities. Pick up supplies to view wildlife, and/or look for nature "samples" that you can later view under a microscope.

14 Friday Chess Club. Get to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 12-3 p.m. on Friday to join in on Chess club in room 102. Play chess - all ages, any experience level.

14 Hiking with Kids. FSPW and Kaniksu Land Trust are excited to host Rebecca Sanchez for a fabulous Hiking with Kids presentation. You don't want to miss her insight on hiking with kids in the backcountry ... or anywhere! Get more information at scotchmanpeaks.org/hikes-events-schedule/.

15 What's All the Buzz About Beekeeping. From 1-3 p.m. in the Community Rooms of the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., learn about beekeeping basics including what equipment beginners need. Ande view a live enclosed hive with Randy from It's a Girl Apiary.

15 Saturday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by the VR/Exploration lab for a 15-minute VR session. from 1-3 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

17 Lets Hike. This summer hike adventure series is designed for ages 6+ and is led by local rangers and other experienced hike leaders. Each hike will commence with a storybook session and an introduction to the ranger or hike leader. June 17 event will be held at Round Lake at 9 a.m. and you will hike with a Round Lake State Park Ranger, Bart Gutke. This event includes an opportunity to become a junior ranger. Distance 1.5 miles. Get more information, or register here.

17 Monday Yoga with Drew. It's back - at lunchtime from noon to 1 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. in the Community Rooms. A class series practicing Vinyasa Flow, a creative and dynamic form of yoga that utilizes the breath to link poses and postures. Please bring a yoga mat.

17 Sewing at the Library. From 2-4 p.m. in the Community Rooms of the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. you can unleash your creativity and stitch up something special. Select a project with library materials or bring your own. Choose from a cloth tote bag, neck warmers, bowl cozies, and more. Open to adults and teens.

17 Monday Teen Hangout. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts teen hangout from 3-5 p.m. in the Teen Lounge, a respectful place to meet up with friends, build relationships, create art, play games, and grow the teen community. Open to 7-12th graders.

17-18 Kids Grief Camp: Helping Children Cope with Grief. Bonner General Community Hospice presents Kid's Grief Camp, a two-day camp experience for children 8-17 who are experiencing the loss of a loved one. This two-day event takes place at Pine Street Woods and is offered free of charge to the youth of Bonner & Boundary County. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on June 17 and 18. For more information check BonnerGeneral.org or register here.

18 Trails and Tails at Pine Street Woods. Rewild your child with these outdoor story time hikes with Kaniksu Land Trust and the library. There will be an animated reading of a children's book, a guided nature discovery walk, snacks, and community connection on Tuesdays June 18 - July 30 at 9 a.m. Pine St. woods is at 111915 W. Pine St.

18 My 1st Book Club. This is a book club for 1st thru 3rd graders at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. at 11 a.m. It will start with 15 minutes of reading, followed by 10 minutes of drawing your favorite part and sharing, 10 minutes of trivia questions, and then 20 minutes to participate in a craft, STEM activity, or movement activity and snack. Limited copies of cooks can be picked up beginning the Tuesday before each book club day. Get more info and register here.

18 Teen: Pretzel Making 2. From 2-3:30 p.m. in the Teen Lounge of the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., master the art of pretzel-making. Twist and shape the dough like a pro, then choose between crafting sweet or salty pretzel delights. Open to incoming 7-12th graders. Register here.

18 Tuesday Coding Club. Join from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., in the VR/Exploration Lab. Work with Edison bots Pi Sloth robots and Raspberry Pi units. Participants will primarily use Scratch and Python coding to interact with their robots. You don't need any prior experience to participate.

19 Trail Project: Goat Mountain. Join FSPW and the Spokane Mountaineers on a trail project on Goat Mountain - a gem in the Scotchman Peaks area. You will help to clear a log-jam on the high ridgeline. Get more information at scotchmanpeaks.org/hikes-events-schedule/.

20 Naturebrary. Join the East Bonner County Library in partnership with City of Sandpoint Parks and Rec every Thursday starting June 13 at 9:30 a.m. for this nature-based story program. There will be reading, singing, and explorations of the natural world. There will be water activities, insect activities, nature scavenger hunts, and more. Geared to preschoolers and their families. No preregistration required - Free!

20 Thursday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by for a 15-minute VR session in the VR/Exploration Lab from 3-5 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

20 Extreme Science. At 6 p.m. in the Community Rooms at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. (or 2 p.m. at the Clark Fork Library), enjoy Radical Rick's fantastic science show. Explosions included.

21 Strollerbrary. Join the East Bonner County Library in partnership with City of Sandpoint Parks and Rec every Friday starting June 14 at 10 a.m. for this resourceful and educational program while walking at different walking paths in the area. Different guest speakers will be available to talk about your child's development. Please bring a stroller, balance bike, or backpack for this adult pace walk and talk. Program is free, and no registration is required.

21 Friday Chess Club. Get to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 12-3 p.m. on Friday to join in on Chess club in room 102. Play chess - all ages, any experience level.

22 Natural Connections. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library Community Rooms, 1407 Cedar St. you are invited to participate in a selection of workshops including traditional Japanese origami, stretching & self-care, and North Idaho mushrooms. See the full schedule here.

22 Trail Project: Goat Mountain. Join FSPW and the Spokane Mountaineers on a trail project on Goat Mountain - a gem in the Scotchman Peaks area. You will help to clear a log-jam on the high ridgeline. Get more information at scotchmanpeaks.org/hikes-events-schedule/.

22 Saturday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by the VR/Exploration lab for a 15-minute VR session. from 1-3 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

22 Saturday Yoga with Drew. Join in at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. from 3-4 p.m. in the Community Rooms. A Saturday yoga series practicing Vinyasa Flow, a creative and dynamic form of yoga that utilizes the breath to link poses and postures. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. No class on 6/15.

24 Monday Yoga with Drew. It's back - at lunchtime from noon to 1 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. in the Community Rooms. A class series practicing Vinyasa Flow, a creative and dynamic form of yoga that utilizes the breath to link poses and postures. Please bring a yoga mat.

24 Monday Teen Hangout. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts teen hangout from 3-5 p.m. in the Teen Lounge, a respectful place to meet up with friends, build relationships, create art, play games, and grow the teen community. Open to 7-12th graders.

25 Trails and Tails at Pine Street Woods. Rewild your child with these outdoor story time hikes with Kaniksu Land Trust and the library. There will be an animated reading of a children's book, a guided nature discovery walk, snacks, and community connection on Tuesdays June 18 - July 30 at 9 a.m. Pine St. woods is at 111915 W. Pine St.

25 My 1st Book Club. This is a book club for 1st thru 3rd graders at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. at 11 a.m. It will start with 15 minutes of reading, followed by 10 minutes of drawing your favorite part and sharing, 10 minutes of trivia questions, and then 20 minutes to participate in a craft, STEM activity, or movement activity and snack. Limited copies of cooks can be picked up beginning the Tuesday before each book club day. Get more info and register here.

25 Book Club. From 3-4 p.m. in the Community Rooms of the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., you can join library staff and community members to discuss "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Open to adults and teens.

25 Tuesday Coding Club. Join from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., in the VR/Exploration Lab. Work with Edison bots Pi Sloth robots and Raspberry Pi units. Participants will primarily use Scratch and Python coding to interact with their robots. You don't need any prior experience to participate.

25 Teen: Spa Night. From 7-9 p.m. at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. you can join in the Teen Lounge where you can whip up your own sugar scrub and lip balm to take home. Open to incoming 7-12th graders. Register here.

26 Lets Hike. This summer hike adventure series is designed for ages 6+ and is led by local rangers and other experienced hike leaders. Each hike will commence with a storybook session and an introduction to the ranger or hike leader. June 26 event will be held at Riley Creek Recreational Area at 9 a.m., and you will hike with Army Corps of Engineers Albeni Falls Ranger Miranda Berg. The distance is 1.4 miles. Register, or learn more here.

26 Blood Drive. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. hosts Vitalant for a blood drive in the Community Rooms from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is an urgent need for donors. Registration is recommended and can be done at vitalant.org. Walks-ins are also welcome.

26 Book Adventures. Join in from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. for this creative spin on the traditional book with activities centered around a weekly theme that resonates with the book being read. This is aimed for kids in grades 4-6. Wednesdays thru July 31. Get more information, or register here.

26 Wednesday Teen Hangout. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts teen hangout from 3-5 p.m. in the Teen Lounge, a respectful place to meet up with friends, build relationships, create art, play games, and grow the teen community. Open to 7-12th graders.

26 Wednesday Chess Club. Get to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesdays to join in on Chess club in room 102. Play chess - all ages, any experience level.

26-28 Teen Chef. Grades 7-12 students are invited to enjoy this three-day Teen Chef class in the Teen Lounge of the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. from 1-2 p.m. Each day you will learn a new culinary skill: Homemade salsa; summer salads; and chili & cornbread. Register here.

27 Naturebrary. Join the East Bonner County Library in partnership with City of Sandpoint Parks and Rec every Thursday starting June 13 at 9:30 a.m. for this nature-based story program. There will be reading, singing, and explorations of the natural world. There will be water activities, insect activities, nature scavenger hunts, and more. Geared to preschoolers and their families. No preregistration required - Free!

27 Thursday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by for a 15-minute VR session in the VR/Exploration Lab from 3-5 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

27 Adventures in Falconry. At 6 p.m. in the Community Rooms at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. (or 3 p.m. at the Clark Fork Library), check out some live birds with Birds of Prey Northwest as they introduce you to five regional falcons.

28 Citizen Science. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Waterlife Discovery Center you can drop by to enjoy library supplied activities. Pick up supplies  to view wildlife, and/or look for nature "samples" that you can then view under a microscope to get a closer look.

28 Strollerbrary. Join the East Bonner County Library in partnership with City of Sandpoint Parks and Rec every Friday starting June 14 at 10 a.m. for this resourceful and educational program while walking at different walking paths in the area. Different guest speakers will be available to talk about your child's development. Please bring a stroller, balance bike, or backpack for this adult pace walk and talk. Program is free, and no registration is required.

28 Friday Chess Club. Get to the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 12-3 p.m. on Friday to join in on Chess club in room 102. Play chess - all ages, any experience level.

29 Saturday Virtual Reality. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts this opportunity to stop by the VR/Exploration lab for a 15-minute VR session. from 1-3 p.m. A legal guardian must accompany kids under 10.

29 Saturday Yoga with Drew. Join in at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. from 3-4 p.m. in the Community Rooms. A Saturday yoga series practicing Vinyasa Flow, a creative and dynamic form of yoga that utilizes the breath to link poses and postures. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. No class on 6/15.

 

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