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NIFamily.com is the companion website to the North Idaho Family Magazine.

The Magazine, the North Idaho Charitable Events (N.I.C.E.) Calendar, and the comprehensive Services Directory are three tools used by the North Idaho Family Group, Inc. (an Idaho nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation) to promote a mission of “healthy families and lifelong learning” in the communities of North Idaho. Visit NIFG.org for more information.

The N.I.C.E. Calendar

For easy event-planning, the calendar below displays BENEFITS & FUNDRAISING EVENTS only.

View the full calendar with other family-friendly events.

K27 Forever Benefit @ McEuen Park
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join us for an evening of AMAZING entertainment and support a GREAT cause! This event will feature a “Singer Songwriter Showcase” (4 – 6) featuring, Bill Bozly, Eric Henderson, Patrick Coast, Tommy Gantt, & Tabitha Coldiron, followed by The Powers (630 – 830).

Tickets are only $10 for ages 13+, children 12 & under are FREE! 100% of the proceeds will go towards “A Thin Blue Line” Memorial River in McEuen Park to honor K27 and all fallen heroes!

This is an all ages, family friendly event that will feature, Live Music, Food Vendors, Beer Garden, & a raffle.

This event is brought to you by Amendola, Doty, & Brumley PPLC, The City of Coeur d Ålene, Panhandle Parks Assoc, & Davis Enterprises!

DC or Bust My School Color Run – To Benefit Kellogg Middle School Students @ Silver Mountain
Sep 10 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

The students of DC or Bust welcome you to join us as we run, walk, and jog while raising funds for our 2017 DC trip!
The color run is open to EVERYONE in the community and we encourage you to join us.

The My School Color Run is an untimed fun run/walk.

Throughout the course participants will experience color splash zones where they’ll be doused in color and end with a final color toss celebration!
Check in starts at 7:30am
Run begins at 9:00am

Registration includes a race bib, color packet, and t-shirt only if you sign up before 8/26/16. You can pick up your items at the registration table the day of the event. Paper registration forms are available upon request.

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AND don’t forget to share your pictures before/after the event!

Parents and Students: Please be sure to register by 8/26/16 to guarantee that you’ll receive a race bib, color packet, and t-shirt!

“Save the One” SPAN North Annual Suicide Prevention Walk @ Riverstone Park
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am

Walk to honor those we have lost and to raise funds to support prevention efforts in our local community such as Awareness Programs, Survivor Support Group, Education.

We walk to remember the one lost, and to save the one still with us who is struggling!

Boys & Girls Club 10th Black & White Annual Auction & Dinner @ Coeur 'dAlene Resort
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm

http://www.northidahobgc.org/blackandwhiteauction Buy tickets NOW!

2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Coeur d’Alene @ McEuen Park
Sep 11 @ 8:30 am

Join us for the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 16 locations in our region, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Visit our website to register for this event.

Bryan School fundraiser at Alive After 5 @ Alive After 5
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for Live After 5 on September 14 from 5-8:00! Bryan School will receive all ticket proceeds! $5 tickets & kids are free! Tickets can be purchased at the entrance on 6th & Sherman. Pyramid printing will also be there to print & sell Bryan shirts, giving Bryan 50% of the proceeds! Our own Bryan family, The Powers, will be playing live music!! What a fun way to help our school! Hope to see you there!

Music By The Lake @ 2530 S Highway 95, Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814-7816, United States
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

ou are invited to spend a perfect summer night at this lakeside concert with music by Pamela Benton & Kathy Colton and the Reluctants.
$25 a person : ONLY 150 TICKETS AVAILABLE : On Sale NOW
Live Music, catered appetizers and a no-host cash bar
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Bike MS @ Silver Mountain Resort
Sep 17 @ 8:00 am – Sep 18 @ 9:00 am

Bike MS offers a combination of beautiful scenery, outstanding people and, of course, a great cause. Whichever route you choose, it will be the most rewarding journey you’ll ever make. So, register as an individual or form a team, and start training and fundraising today!

Walk to Defeat ALS @ Riverstone Park
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am
2016 Chili Cook-off for the Kids @ Cabela's
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Chili cookoff benefitting Children’s Village

United Way of North Idaho Day of Caring @ Coeur d'Alene Area
Sep 22 all-day

United Way of North Idaho launches 8th Annual Day of Caring

  • A Day of Caring is a day spent working on a project that can be completed in one day–building projects, landscaping, filling food boxes, reading to children, organizing, grant research, coordinating client activities….
  • On September 22, volunteers and donors from local businesses and organizations will spend the day working on projects that help make a positive impact in local agencies and the community; projects that may be put off due to a lack of time, resources, and staff.
  • Participating in the Day of Caring provides an opportunity for corporate teams, community groups, families, and individuals to get an up-close and personal experience with your agency and the crucial work you do. 

It’s a chance to build relationships among community members and strengthen the community as a whole.

Any and all nonprofit agencies are invited to participate! Deadline to submit a project is August 19.

To learn more and submit a project, visit www.UnitedWayofNorthIdaho.org/day-caring or contact Keri Stark at 208-667-8112 or Keri@UnitedWayofNorthIdaho.org

Coeur d’Alene Craft Beer & Cookie Fest @ Midtown Bluebird
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Inaugural Coeur d’Alene Craft Beer and Cookie Fest. Includes tasting mug, four pours and hors d’oeuvres. Supporting Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. 21yo + event.

REACH CDA BBQ to benefit Union Gospel Mission @ Summit Family Chiropractic
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come on out and join us at our 1st Annual REACH CDA BBQ benefiting UGM.

  • Live Music
  • Food
  • Bounce House
  • Face Painting
  • Local healthy vendors
  • Silent Auction
  • And More!
Heritage Health Charity Golf Tournament @ Avondale Golf Club
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm

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Come and join us in our 5th Annual Heritage Health Charity Golf Tournament.    Dentists, doctors, and professionals are raising funds for financially vulnerable families to gain access to health care.  The shotgun start will be at 1:00 pm. The Awards Luncheon will follow immediately after the tournament is completed with food provided by Buffalo Wild Wings.  Thank you to Avondale Golf Club for helping make this tournament happen!

Bras on Dudes @ Coeur d'Alene Eagles
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for an evening of hilarity at BRAS ON DUDES!  Live Bra Auction and Fashion show, Music, Silent Auction and FUN!  Register now to reserve your seat!!  Space is limited.  Ticket price include 1 drink and hor d’oeuvres.

All Proceeds from this event benefit cancer patients in North Idaho, providing financial assistance during treatment.  Funds are facilitated by Your Friend, Pamela Faye, Inc., a 501c3 organization filling unmet community needs.

Boots & Pearls @ Lutherhaven @ Camp Lutherhaven
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The third annual Lutherhaven Boots & Pearls Hootenanny will be extra special as we celebrate all God’s been up to on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene since 1946.

2016 is the 70th Anniversary of Lutherhaven Ministries!

Time ::

Registration opens at 2:30 pm with a departure by cruise boat from the Coeur d’Alene Resort promptly at 3:30 pm; boat returns to the resort by approximately 9:00 pm.

Should you choose to drive, festivities will begin at Camp Lutherhaven at 4:30pm.

Guests who ride the boat have free valet parking at the CdA Resort.

Purpose ::

An evening of fun and generosity supporting the Lutherhaven Fund, making camp available to ALL children regardless of ability to pay. In 2015, 62% of campers came at free or reduced cost thanks to donors like you.

Tickets ::

$75 per person, $600 per table of 8. Tables are hosted. Ticket price includes cruise, dinner, hors d’oeuvres, wine/beer tasting and live music.

Be a Table Host! ::

Table Host Responsibilities…

Rally a group of 8 fun & generous folks who love camp to share a table at the event (you should plan to invite more than you need to fill a table of 8).
Register as an official Table Host by June 30th and pay table registration of $600.
Facilitate the collection of ticket fees either by gathering them from your table guests or sponsoring the table yourself as an individual or company.
Provide guest list to Kristi Rietze, Director of Philanthropy- kristi@lutherhaven.com by August 31, 2016. You will be emailed a link to register your guests.

Program ::

Live music; wine & beer tasting; delicious dinner; meaningful program and a paddle raise to support camp!

Paddle Raise ::

After the dinner program, guests will have the opportunity to raise a paddle to make a 1 to 3 year pledge of support to the Lutherhaven Fund.

Attire ::

Cowboy casual with a touch of “bling!”

Lodging ::

Make a weekend of it! Reserve a room at the CdA Resort! Book soon to ensure availability ~ 208.765.4000

Disco Inferno @ Eagles Lodge
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm

The third annual benefit for Coeur d’Alene School District 271 school libraries, coming back foxier than ever.

There will be music, food, prizes, and a whole lot of dancing.
1970’s disco attire is strongly encouraged.

Tickets are $40 each.

Dinner and first drink included with ticket (attendees must be 21 or older).

Buy your tickets before September 25, 2016 and get the early bird rate of $30 each.

Run for the Angels Family Fun Day @ McEuen Park
Oct 2 all-day

Join us on Sunday, October 2nd for the 5th annual “Run for the Angels 5K Family Fun Day 2016!” This is our signature event and everyone is invited. Not only is there 5K fun run but a ton of other fun things for the entire family! Jump N2 Fun will be providing jump houses and an obstacle course, cotton candy, face painting, music from Ruby Frog Entertainment photo booth by Happy Camper Photobooth and much more! Click here to register and for schedule of events

CASA Uncorked @ Hagadone Events Center
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the premier wine event of the season! Enjoy delicious foods and drinks, raffles, auctions, lots of wine trees, giveaways throughout the evening and lots of surprises!

CASA Uncorked! is the largest event fundraiser of the year benefiting North Idaho CASA so you can feel good raising money while you are having fun,

Cardboard Box City @ Community United Methodist Church) @ Community United Methodist Church
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 8 @ 10:00 am

What is it? Cardboard Box City is an awareness/fundraiser event for FPNI.
Where is it? Community United Methodist Church-1470 W. Hanley-Coeur d’Alene ID 83815
How it works….

Friends, families or groups can register to participate on line at www.familypromiseni.org or call 777-4190 for a packet.
Collect pledges and sponsors for your night in Cardboard Box City-We are asking for a goal of $125.00 per person.
Supply and decorate a home of cardboard.
Help raise awareness about the many homeless families here in North Idaho and get a t-shirt and wrist band!

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nice250The North Idaho Charitable Events (NICE) Calendar is a comprehensive listing featuring events and fundraising activities from area nonprofit agencies. Created in 2008, it’s your go-to source for promoting and planning fundraisers and all other events.

POST your events here as soon as your dates are confirmed.
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