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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.

“Toast to Compassion” Hospice of North Idaho’s 30th Annual Wine Taste @ Hayden Lake Country Club
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Feast your palette on the most inspiring collection of food and wines in one place! This event features nearly 200 wines to sample paired with small bites from North Idaho’s finest restaurants. Combine this with unique auction items and the atmosphere of the Hayden Lake Country Club, and you have a recipe for a memorable evening in what would be an otherwise cold day in February.

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.

Krewe d’Alene Mardi Gras Celebration @ Cd'A Eagles
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:55 pm

Music, food, prizes and surprises.

Mardi Gras Krewe d’Alene, Coeur d’Alene Arts and Cultural Alliance annual Mardi Gras Celebration @ Coeur d'Alene Eagles
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Music, food and mardi gras fare to benefit the Coeur d’Alene Arts & Cultural Alliance

Don’t miss our first benefit for the Arts & Culture Alliance. Join the Krewe d’Alene on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 for a MARDI GRAS Celebration at the Eagles at 6 pm featuring Hot Damn Scandal.

For tickets, go to artsincda.org/mardigras

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

Boy Scouts of America Leadership Breakfast @ Coeur d Alene Resort
Feb 18 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Speaker Reed Timmer, Extreme Storm Chaser, Meteorologist and Eagle Scout.

CDA Charter Soup/Chili Cookoff @ CDA Charter Academy
Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

More details TBD

Wine, Stein and Dine, Post Falls Education Foundation Fundraiser @ Greyhound Park & Events Center
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Over 85 participating wineries, microbreweries, and restaurants with professional judging. Also included will be a silent auction loaded with some fabulous items and also a wine tree raffle where some great wines can be won with raffle tickets. A splendid time is guaranteed for all.

Tickets include food, beverage, and a complimentary wine glass or beer stein.

Tickets available at:
Columbia Bank Branches, Post Falls at Super 1 Foods, Post Falls Chamber of Commerce & Enoteca – Fine Beer & Wine, Post Falls Trading Company Store

Gold Rush 2016 Presented by the Post Falls Senior Center @ Greyhound Park and Events Center
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm

The Post Falls Senior Center is proud to announce our 2016 Gold Rush Dinner, Silent Auction and this years entertainment will be Larry G Jones – Comic Singing Impressionist
Tickets go on sale January 5th 2016
Tickets are
Corporate Table for 8 with 2 drinks each and advertising $400.00
VIP Table for 6 with 1 drink and advertising $300.00
Individual tickets $30.00 per person
Dinner is a Buffet by Garden Plaza of Post Falls
Corporate Sponsorships are available

5th Annual Cowboy Ball Fundraiser for the North Idaho Fairgrounds @ North Idaho Fairgrounds
Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us in a fun-filled evening helping raise funds for capital improvements to The Kootenai County Fairgrounds and providing educational scholarships for area youth.

We are currently only selling table sponsorships for this event.

Featuring live performances

5 PM – Doors Open
5:15 PM – Line Dancing Lessons
5:30 PM – Buffet Dinner
6:30 PM – Sam Platts & The Kootenai Three
7:30 PM – Live Auction
8 PM – live music to be determined
9 PM – Best Dressed Winners Announced
Food, Beer & Wine Available • Must be 21
Reserved seating for sponsors still available. Info: 208.765.4969

Aw$um Auction – Coeur d’Alene Chamber Commodores @ Coeur d'Alene Casino
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm

Save the Date! More details to follow.

Relay For Life of Coeur d’Alene @ McEuen Park
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 24 @ 12:00 am

Relay For Life is the premier fundraising event of the American Cancer Society.

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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.