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Mar
7
Sat
24th Annual Wine, Stein and Dine @ Post Falls Greyhound Park & Event Center
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Wine, Stein and Dine is an exciting annual event that includes tasting from over 85 vendors of wine, microbrews and hard ciders from local breweries, area wineries, along with an array of foods from a dozen local restaurants, dancing and listening to live music with Bill Bozly, huge wine & brew tree raffle, and silent auction. Everyone receives a wine, or beer glass. This annual fundraiser of the Post Falls Education Foundation funds innovative classroom grants for Post Falls School District educators of grades K-12. Your ticket includes all food and beverage for the evening. 21 and over.

Tickets available online at www.pfefwsd.org or these locations:
Post Falls:
Mt. West Bank, Columbia Bank, Super One Foods, Yokes, Post Falls Brewing, Selkirk Abbey Brewing, Post Falls Chamber of Commerce, Post Falls School Dist. Office, & Washington Trust Bank.
Visit our website at www.pfefwsd.org

Mar
14
Sat
Fundraiser Dinner for Athol Elementary @ Athol Community Center
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a night of dinner, drinks and fun to raise money for Athol Elementary’s playground equipment.

Apr
25
Sat
Hayden Kite Festival @ Broadmoor Park
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

City of Hayden’s annual Kite Festival sponsored by STCU! Join us for a fun afternoon of kite flying from 12:00-2:30 p.m. at Broadmoore Park in Hayden, Saturday, April 25. Registration for the event will take place from 12:00-1:30 p.m. Awards will be announced at 2:15 p.m. Thank you to the Hayden Chamber for supporting this family friendly event!

May
12
Tue
Dr. Wolfelt Community Evening: Exploring Death, Grief and Mourning (Free) @ Hospice of North Idaho
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

(Registration required at: https://community-evening-dr-alan-wolfelt.eventbrite.com/?ref=estw )

Learn practical ways to support yourself and others in your community through grief.

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator and grief counselor. He serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO.
Purpose:

We look forward to having you join us for this evening of hope and healing. Someone in your life has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. This compassionate program provides you support in your personal grief experience.

Why This Program:

The capacity to love requires the necessity to mourn when someone you love dies. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend an evening with one of North America’s leading grief counselors and authors. Dr. Wolfelt can and will help you feel support in your grief.

Who Should Attend:

This compassionate program will be helpful to anyone who is experiencing grief in their lives. If you know anyone who may benefit from this opportunity to embrace hope and healing, please let them know about this program. We look forward to having you with us.

Agenda:

Among the content areas to be explored in this workshop are the following:

Acknowledging the Need to Mourn
Exploring a Broader Framework of Loss/Grief
Recognizing Unique Aspects of Your Personal Grief
Understanding the Importance of Self-Care
Identifying the Value of Support Systems
Describing Six Important Needs of Mourning
Exploring the Transformative Nature of Grief
Having Hope for Your Healing
Books by Dr. Wolfelt Available for Purchase: As a special treat for attendees of this event, a variety of Dr. Wolfelt’s books will be available for sale and autograph after the presentation. Visit his website to view the catalog at https://www.centerforloss.com/bookstore/

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. Recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award, he serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO. He is also a faculty member of the University of Colorado Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Wolfelt is the best-selling author of more than fifty books including Loving From the Outside In, Mourning From the Inside Out; Understanding Your Grief; The Journey Through Grief; Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers; Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart; Companioning the Grieving Child; Healing a Parent’s Grieving Heart; and Creating Meaningful Funeral Ceremonies.

Dr. Wolfelt and his wife, Susan, a family physician, are parents to three children. They live in the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains next door to the Center for Loss and Life Transition.

Special Thanks to the Following for Their Generous Support

Schneidmiller Family Foundation

Coplin Family Fund

May
13
Wed
Dr. Wolfelt Professional Training: Special Features of Sudden Death, Suicide Grief & Trauma Loss @ Hospice of North Idaho
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

(Registration Required: https://alan-wolfelt-professional-training.eventbrite.com/?ref=estw )

Professionals gain clinical skills from Dr. Alan Wolfelt to address the special features of grief regarding sudden death and traumatic loss.

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. He serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO.
Three CE’s and lunch are offered
Purpose:

This information workshop will help members of the caregiving community who want to further develop their knowledge and skills in helping the bereaved. Dr. Alan Wolfelt will explore a variety of topics related to understanding and supporting survivors of sudden, unexpected deaths. Content areas include: enhancing your understanding of trauma loss, special features of suicide grief, introduction to a model to identify the natural “complications” of grief.

Who Should Attend:

This compassionate workshop will help anyone who wants to learn more about how to support those who have experienced loss. Counselors, psychologists, social workers, chaplains, nurses, and other interested health care professionals helping individuals cope with traumatic grief are invited to attend. Regardless of your specific job title or life role, you can and will benefit from this learning experience.

Objectives:

Define Trauma Loss
Demonstrate sensitivity to the special features of sudden, violent death
Recognize and respond to the unique needs of suicide survivors
Learn a model to identify and understand “complicated grief”
Agenda:

Among the content areas to be explored in this seminar are the following:
Introduction to the Importance of the Topic
Essential Ingredients of the Grief Caregiver
Definition of Trauma Loss
Special Features of Sudden, Violent Death
Distinction Between “Treating vs. Companioning”
Understanding the Difference Between “Curing” vs. “Caring”
Understanding the Concept of “Liminal Space”
Special Features of Suicide Grief
Introduction to “Complicated” Mourning: A Model to Enhance Understanding
Warning, Challenge, Reminder, Hope
Books by Dr. Wolfelt Available for Purchase: As a special treat for attendees of this event, a variety of Dr. Wolfelt’s books will be available for sale and autograph after the presentation. Visit his website to view the catalog at https://www.centerforloss.com/bookstore/

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. Recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award, he serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO. He is also a faculty member of the University of Colorado Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Wolfelt is the best-selling author of more than fifty books including Loving From the Outside In, Mourning From the Inside Out; Understanding Your Grief; The Journey Through Grief; Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers; Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart; Companioning the Grieving Child; Healing a Parent’s Grieving Heart; and Creating Meaningful Funeral Ceremonies.

Dr. Wolfelt and his wife, Susan, a family physician, are parents to three children. They live in the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains next door to the Center for Loss and Life Transition.

Special Thanks to the Following for Their Generous Support

Schneidmiller Family Foundation

Coplin Family Fund

Jun
5
Fri
Family Day in the Park 2020 @ Coeur d'Alene City Park
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!! Annual Family Day in the Park Kick-off to Summer! Over 100 vendors, games, activities, music, beer garden, food court, discounted museum admission, interactive displays, and more!