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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 to promote a mission of “healthy families and lifelong learning” in the communities of North Idaho.

The North Idaho Family Group is a membership-driven, communications & marketing coalition serving nonprofits and business members. Visit NIFG.org for more information.

The N.I.C.E. Calendar just got NICER!

We’re pleased to announce our new, more user-friendly charitable events calendar. 

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

View the full calendar with other family-friendly events.

Jul
12
Sun
CDA Garden Tour @ Coeur d'Alene and surrounding communities
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The 18th annual CDA Garden Tour will be held on Sunday, July 12, from 11am to 4pm. The tour will feature several unique and beautiful gardens, all diverse with inspirational ideas to take home. Live music and artisan vendors will be stationed throughout the gardens with garden-related items for sale, including the coveted Collector’s Garden Poster.
Tickets will be available at most local garden centers in early June. This is a self-guided tour so guests can begin and end as they wish. Maps are included on the tickets. Proceeds of the tour benefit local charities and NIC Dual Enrollment Scholarships.

Jul
16
Thu
Butterflies & Memories @ The Village at Orchard Ridge
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for an evening of entertainment, food and butterflies! Gaze in wonder as nearly 400 butterflies are released, while helping to raise funds for compassionate, charitable care.

Jul
18
Sat
Muddy Miles
Jul 18 all-day

 More information to come

St. Vincent de Paul’s 7th Annual Steak Fry @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm

Smell the steak cooking, hear the music playing and enjoy one of the BIGGEST SUMMER events in North Idaho

Aug
1
Sat
10th Annual UPS/United Way Golf Classic @ Coeur d'Alene Public Golf Course
Aug 1 all-day

Proceeds from the Teeing Up for Kids Golf Tournament benefit United Way of Kootenai County’s Education Impact Area.

Aug
13
Thu
Night Under the Stars benefiting Inland Northwest SIDS Foundation @ Elk Point Estates
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our first annual “Night Under the Stars”. Tickets are $25 each and will include 3 drink tickets, heavy appetizers, live music, live and silent auction and of course great company! Table sponsors are available for $400 which includes 8 event tickets. Please call Liz 208-557-4371 or info@inwsids.org for more information or to get tickets.

Aug
15
Sat
Ales for the Trail
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm

More information to come

Sep
19
Sat
Bike MS @ Silver Mountain Resort
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – Sep 20 @ 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!

Oct
4
Sun
Run for the Angels Family Fun Day @ McEuen Park
Oct 4 all-day

Join us for a fun filled afternoon complete with a kids area and 5K fun run!

Oct
12
Mon
TeshFest 2015 @ Coeur d'Alene Resort
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm

Come join the Tesh family for a fun filled game night. Games, raffles, and auctions were never this much fun.
Tickets $60 each.

Oct
16
Fri
Texas Roadhouse lunch fundraiser for 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s @ Texas Roadhouse
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Portion of lunch proceeds to benefit the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Please call 660-1833 for lunch count by Monday Sept.14

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

Proceeds from the race benefit three local charities

 

Oct
27
Tue
Shriners Hospital Duck Waddle 5K @ Riverfront Park Floating Stage
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

This is a fun, family oriented, timed 5k through Spokane’s Riverfront Park. Join us at the floating dock! $15 includes a T-shirt & goody bag! Check-in starts at 11am the day of the event; the race will start at 12:30. This year we also have a family fun fair from 11-2! Also, join us at 2:00 for the El Katif Rubber Duck race down the river!

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

Your support of Tesh benefits over 400 children and adults with disabilities. Join our breakfast and learn more about our mission and community service since 1976. Your pledge commitments assure that our mission continues.

Jan
1
Fri
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.

Feb
13
Sat
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.