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Jun
1
Sat
Special Needs VBS 2019 @ McIntire Park
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Special Needs VBS 2019
On Saturday, June 1st, from 10:00-12:00, The Vine Church will be offering a FREE one-day VBS camp for children and adults with special needs. The event will be held at McIntire Park, 8930 N Government Way in Hayden. All ages are welcome! Register at TheVineIdaho.org/events.

Jun
5
Wed
Hydroplane Double Feature (4pm and 7pm) @ Hayden Discount Cinema
Jun 5 all-day

Limited Tickets. Buy in advance! at the Museum of North Idaho or Hayden Cinema The special Hydro History Day fundraiser will feature the Hollywood feature “MADISON” and a special documentary short film “THE ROARING GIANTS.” The showings of the two films will take place at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and will be preceded by an introduction of each film by members of the Hydromaniacs.

The 2005 feature film “MADISON” was directed by William Bindley and tells the story of a hydroplane driver Jim McCormick’s personal struggle to win the 1971 Gold Cup for unlimited hydroplanes with the community owned Miss Madison.

For the hydroplane fan, “MADISON” is notable because it contains authentic race footage from the 1971 Madison, Indiana race as well as action scenes of restored vintage hydroplanes currently in the collection of the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum of Kent, Washington. “MADISON” is thought to be the only feature film ever made that is centered on professional boat racing.

The showing of “THE ROARING GIANTS” will be of particular interest to the residents of Coeur d’Alene, as it was filmed before and during the 1962 Diamond Cup unlimited hydroplane race on Lake Coeur d’Alene. The film short was independently produced and then stored away without explanation, never been shown to the public. Included in the footage are scenes of the big unlimited boats testing and racing on the lake as well as special concert footage from a performance by popular singer Jimmy Rodgers at North Idaho (Junior) College the weekend of the race.

The Museum of North Idaho will have copies of “THE ROARING GIANTS” for sale at the event, as well as a selection of the books including “Hydromania: A History of the Diamond Cup” written by local author Stephen Shepperd.

The newly reconstituted Coeur d’Alene Hydromaniacs hope to revive the fun-loving group that supported the Diamond Cup hydroplane races in the 1950s and 1960s. The organization also was involved in the Coeur d’Alene community, supporting local charities and civic events, activities that the new group hopes to renew as well.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Museum of North Idaho, Hayden Discount Cinemas, Nickel’s Worth publishing office, Angel Gallery at 5th and Sherman, and Comfort Inn and Suites on Appleway.

Jun
7
Fri
Family Day in the Park 2019 @ Coeur d'Alene City Park
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Save the Date for this exciting Collaborative Event!

The North Idaho Family Group (NIFG) is an Idaho 501(c)3 non profit. It is a membership and program driven group whose mission is Healthy Families and Life Long Learning. NIFG is a backbone organization that will produce the annual Family Day in the Parks event in the spirit of the former collaborative, nonprofit based, Kids Day in the Park with a greatly expanded venue, schedule of events, audience and opportunities.

The event will give families a last day of school activity that is free to the public and lasts until after dark.

Booths
Food
Music
Cultural Activities
Movies
Carousel, Museum, Skate Park

The event will start at noon and run until dusk.

Jun
15
Sat
Race for Babies HELP International 5K @ Majestic Park
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am

Community 5K Fun Run to benefit HELP International’s Uganda humanitarian program. Eliza Sanders will be volunteering this summer to help the youngest Ugandans with nutrition, healthcare, and education. Proceeds from this event will go toward medical and educational supplies for the children, as well as some of Eliza’s transportation.

Jun
22
Sat
DogFest North Idaho “Give A Dog A Job” @ Forrest Bird Charter School
Jun 22 @ 9:45 am – 2:00 pm

2nd Annual DOGFEST NORTH IDAHO – “Give a Dog a Job” benefiting Canine Companions for Independence and the mission of providing highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities….free of charge! Grab a leash and bring your dog, family and friends to this fun, community event and festival… all for the love of dogs! Enjoy crazy canine games, contests, dog demos, inspiring speakers, music, food and great fun! Fundraising encoura

Dog Days of Summer-Fest @ Pawfoot Dog Park (Croffoot Park)
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

City of Hayden along with Idaho Central Credit Union would like to invite you to the Dog Days of Summer-Fest happening at Pawfoot Dog Park on Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. There will be bouncy houses, vendors, food and a doggie dash! All proceeds from the doggie dash go to provide additional amenities at Pawfoot Park. Please call the City

Jun
25
Tue
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (A Staged-Reading) Presented by CDA Summer Theatre @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We meet the charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously “acceptable” roomers; the antics of their nephew who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt; and the activities of the other nephew—these require no further description or amplification here. ARSENIC AND OLD LACE is a ready-made comedy hit.

Jul
12
Fri
Free Evening at the Museum @ Museum of North Idaho
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Museum has three new exhibits this season. The two seasonal exhibits New Land, New Life: Immigrants Shaped Our Region and Keeping History Alive. The first exhibit provides a look into the lives of some of the people in the major immigrant groups that settled here. The second exhibit showcases a sampling of the Museum of North Idaho’s recent artifact donations. The exhibits will run April 2 through October 31st. A new permanent exhibit Explores and Fur Trade, created by the Friends of Spokane House, looks at trade prior to white settlement and explorers.

Jul
23
Tue
CRIMES OF THE HEART (A Staged-Reading) Presented by CDA Summer Theatre @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

CRIMES OF THE HEART (A Staged-Reading)
July 23 at 7:30 PM
The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. In the end the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future—but the telling is so true and touching and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has descended.

Jul
27
Sat
Fondo on the Palouse @ Guy Wicks Field (Moscow, Idaho)
Jul 27 all-day

About Fondo on the Palouse

Fondo on the Palouse showcases the rolling hills of the Palouse and its local communities. All routes begin in Moscow, Idaho before traversing through the local communities of Troy, Deary, Princeton, Potlatch, Palouse, Colfax and Pullman. Ride options range from 15 to 100 miles.

T-Jay Clevenger, founder of the Fondo on the Palouse, envisions a large event with routes for both competitive and non-competitive cyclists. The event currently has four routes to challenge all participants.

The Family Fondo is a 15 mile route beginning in Moscow Idaho and ending in Troy, Idaho.

The Latah / Chipman Fondo is an option for people who want a 50 mile bike ride but do not want to deal with traffic.

The Potlatch Fondo is a 50 mile route beginning in Moscow Idaho, passing through Troy, Deary, and Princeton Idaho ending in Potlatch, Idaho.

The Moscow Fondo is a 100 mile route beginning in Moscow Idaho, passing through Troy, Deary, Princeton and Potlatch Idaho before continuing on to Colfax and Pullman Washington. From Pullman cyclist complete the last leg of the Fondo returning to Moscow.

Fondo on the Palouse provides an opportunity to engage, entertain and support local communities, non-profits and individuals of the Palouse through the active and healthy lifestyle of touring by bicycle.
Who does the Fondo Benefit?

The Fondo on the Palouse supports the Latah Trail Foundation. The Latah Trail Foundation (LTF) was founded in the spring of 1998, by a handful of people with a vision for safe, non-motorized transportation and recreation along the former Moscow-Arrow rail line.

With a mission to preserve the historic Moscow-Arrow railroad corridor for non-motorized recreational and transportation uses for Latah County, its residents and visitors, and to provide Latah County and its communities with support to provide this physical connection to their past and open an avenue for their future.

Proceeds from the Fondo on the Palouse will help support the Latah Trail Foundation and other local non-profits. https://www.latahtrailfoundation.org/

Local non-profits also benefit from the Fondo. Each non-profit that volunteers at an aid station earns a cash donation from the Fondo on the Palouse. Last year 9 non-profits each received over $300.00.

Aug
2
Fri
Art on the Green 2019 @ Campus of North Idaho College
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm

Art on the Green is a marketplace for fine arts, a performance space for a variety of talented performers and a gathering place for friends and families that is a highlight of summer in Coeur d’Alene. Over 160 artists and 500 volunteers come together to present Art on the Green for more than 25,000 people to enjoy. It is a great place to see and purchase fine art direct from the artists; paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry, clothing, metal sculpture, glass art, handcrafted works in clay, wood, leather, fiber and more. Kids of all ages can create their own special art in our Children’s Art Garden. There are free performances on two stages all weekend long and our Beer & Wine Garden enjoys shaded seating at our North Stage. We invite you to join us for tasty food, cold beverages and festival treats while you enjoy this celebration of art, creativity and friendship at Art on the Green. Please see our website for entertainment and events calendars.

Sep
13
Fri
Free Evening at the Museum @ Museum of North Idaho
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Museum has three new exhibits this season. The two seasonal exhibits New Land, New Life: Immigrants Shaped Our Region and Keeping History Alive. The first exhibit provides a look into the lives of some of the people in the major immigrant groups that settled here. The second exhibit showcases a sampling of the Museum of North Idaho’s recent artifact donations. The exhibits will run April 2 through October 31st. A new permanent exhibit Explores and Fur Trade, created by the Friends of Spokane House, looks at trade prior to white settlement and explorers.

Oct
11
Fri
Free Evening at the Museum @ Museum of North Idaho
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Museum has three new exhibits this season. The two seasonal exhibits New Land, New Life: Immigrants Shaped Our Region and Keeping History Alive. The first exhibit provides a look into the lives of some of the people in the major immigrant groups that settled here. The second exhibit showcases a sampling of the Museum of North Idaho’s recent artifact donations. The exhibits will run April 2 through October 31st. A new permanent exhibit Explores and Fur Trade, created by the Friends of Spokane House, looks at trade prior to white settlement and explorers.