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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.

Gatsby Gala @ Coeur d'Alene Inn
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre benefit with Sunrise Rotary. Fly Fishing trips, Disneyland Adventures, Golf Packages, Zag tickets and more. Period costume attire encouraged but not required. Easy check in. Free parking. Black Jack tables, raffles, photos and more. Dinner at 7:00

Cardboard Box City (October 9-10 @ Community United Methodist Church) @ Community United Methodist Church
Oct 9 @ 7:21 pm

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!

For more information contact Ali at Alison@globalmediagroup.us

Maison de Couture @ Coeur d'Alene Resort
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

3rd Annual St. Vinnie’s Fashion Show. Hors d’oeuvres, music, drawings. Outfits modeled by local celebrities and friends.

Hayden Lake Marathon @ Honeysuckle Beach
Oct 17 @ 7:00 am

Proceeds from the race benefit three local charities


3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off Family Night @ Boys and Girls Club
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fierce Competition! Lots of chili to go around. Pumpkin carving, raffle, fall art project, family dodgeball tourney, photo booth and more.

Hawktoberfest @ Holy Family Catholic School
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Hawktoberfest is a fun, family-friendly way to spend a Friday evening while helping our community food banks at the same time! Bring a non-perishable food item to get in the door, and then enjoy exciting carnival-style games, earn fun prizes, jump in the bounce house and enjoy a delicious pulled pork meal. Game (4 for $1) and dinner ($5/person) tickets will be sold at the door. Bring your family and friends to this event, which is fun for everyone ages one to 101!

Tesh Pathways to Independence @ Coeur d'Alene Resort
Oct 28 @ 7:30 am

Annual Fundraiser for Tesh. No cost to attend. An “ask” will be included in the presentation. Funding supports people of all ages with disabilities who are seeking greater independence, self sufficiency and participation in their community.

Immaculate Conception Academy Auction @ Best Western/Coeur d'Alene Inn
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dinner, Raffles, Silent & Live Auction with Randy Wells (auctioneer)

5th Annual St. Vincent de Paul’s Veterans Run/Walk @ O'Shay's Irish Pub
Nov 14 all-day
SOUPort the End Of Homelessness, 6th Annual @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Nov 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Best booth contests, raffles, best soup around! More info to come.

Hangover Handicap Fun Run @ By Michael D's Eatery
Jan 1 @ 9:30 am

A great way to begin your new year. Tesh, Inc. is sponsoring it’s 39th Annual 5 Mile Fun Run.

8th Annual Wild Salmon Feast @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring your friends and family to the 8th Annual Wild Salmon Feast – a benefit evening in support of Family Promise of North Idaho. The signature entrée is grilled, wild-caught salmon from the cold waters of Alaska. (A delicious baked chicken is the alternate entrée choice.) The Feast includes dinner, featured music, silent and live auctions and a delicious dessert auction. A no-host bar is also featured. Thank you, in advance, for ‘going wild’ for Family Promise of North Idaho, and giving a ‘hand up’ to families in crisis of homelessness.

Habitat for Humanity Hearts for Homes Dinner and Auction @ CDA Best Western Inn
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Annual Dinner and Auction event benefits home construction and preservation in Kootenai County

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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.
USE it to plan your event, avoid duplication and get better attendance.