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Hello Writers! Come and mingle with other writers that are embarking on the journey of NaNoWriMo! Enjoy some refreshments and meet the Municipal Liaisons who represent the NaNoWriMo community for North Idaho! Have fun stretching your writing muscles with some fun prompts and get ready for a great National Novel Writing Month.
1s time vendor; Spiritual Matters CdA will be showing Love & Faith Inspired Jewelry & Gifts at the Annual PF Holiday Bazaar at Q’Emiln Park in the Trailhead Event Center, Saturday Nov 10th 9am-4pm.
7/24 online store @ www.spiritualmatters.us
Idaho Philanthropy Day is celebrated statewide with training and award ceremonies to recognize the amazing philanthropic work of nonprofit organizations, foundations, and businesses nominated by their peers. The Idaho Philanthropy Day awards encompass the spirit of philanthropy including, time, talent, treasure and involvement in the community.
2018 Award Categories:
An outstanding company/foundation that demonstrates commitment to the profession, knowledge of the industry, and leadership capabilities. This company/foundation brings philanthropic work to the core of their mission.
Nonprofit organizations with a proven record of exceptional collaboration that work together to grow their resources, solve a problem and improve their community.
A nonprofit organization that is a leader in their field, is vocal and visible in their community and sets examples and begins trends.
Outstanding Adult Philanthropist:
An individual adult (21 years and older) who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in philanthropic efforts and/or projects benefiting charitable organizations. This award excludes the president, CEO and/or executive director of a nonprofit organization.
Outstanding Youth Philanthropist:
An individual youth (under 21 years) who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in philanthropic efforts and/or projects benefiting charitable organizations. This award excludes the president, CEO and/or executive director of a nonprofit organization.
Learn more about the awards and the selection process here: https://www.idahononprofits.org/philanthropy-day-nominations
Presented in partnership with Idaho Association of Fundraising Professionals, Idaho Community Foundation, Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation, and Idaho Nonprofit Center.
FREE family STEM event. Explore natural resources, health and safety, electricity and communication. Fun event for whole family. Hands-on exploration and information sharing
RESILIENCY IS THE POSITIVE RESULT OF DEALING WITH SHOCK AND STRESS.
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
How do we promote resilience in our lives, communities and the world? Come and explore new ideas, community partnerships and resources around resilience and preparedness.
Topics include: Natural disasters, electricity, community, land forms, water cycle, bacteria and much more!! Teachers will leave with resources to implement into classroom lessons.
Every second Friday of the month from April-December, stroll through beautiful downtown Coeur d’Alene and enjoy the many galleries representing locally and nationally acclaimed artists.
Please join us at the CDA Public Library for a Film Fest promoting women producers and
artists. We will have three short films, and intermission and a film called Mankiller, a true story of a women activist,feminist and Cherokee Chief.
Come on out and hunt for treasure at this benefit rummage sale to support the 8th grade trip to Washington DC!
Local author, illustrator, and teacher Donna Peltier Bain launches In the Soft Moonlight, a beautifully illustrated collection of Haiku poetry. Intended for children of all ages, In the Soft Moonlight reaches the younger audience through colorful images and repetition of phrase while allowing adults to introduce a child to nature through the power of words and art. “One of my favorite ways to get children to open up and begin to enjoy reading is by working through poetry.”
Please bring family and friends to join Donna as she discusses and reads excerpts from In the Soft Moonlight. Books and prints and cards of each illustration will be available for purchase. The free event takes place at The Art Spirit Gallery, located at 415 Sherman Ave. on Saturday, November 10th from 1 – 3 pm. Everyone is welcome!
The EXCEL Foundation funds grants to teachers for innovative classroom projects in Coeur d’Alene School District 271. These projects would not be funded with ongoing school maintenance dollars. Our 2018 Big Event will be held on Saturday, November 10th at the Coeur d’Alene Inn. Cost: $65/ticket or $520 for table of 8.
Tickets may also be purchased by calling 208.929.2785
Community United Methodist Church invites the community to attend dedication events celebrating the installation of the renovated historic pipe organ. The organ will be officially dedicated and heard for the first time during the 9:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service. A Dedication Pipe Organ Recital, open to the public will be at 2pm. The church is fully handicapped assessible. Off-street parking is available
Performers at the 9am worship service will include Cynthia Marlette and Mark Haberman, organists for the church. Long time community organist, Byrl Cinnamon, will join Marlette and Haberman for the afternoon Dedicatory Recital. Additionally, for the recital, two commissioned works will be featured, including an anthem that will be performed by the church’s Chancel Choir under the direction of Bill Jaquette. Sheila Schindler, soprano saxophonist, will join Marlette on one composition for organ and saxophone. There is no admission fee.
The historic organ was installed in the congregation’s previous building, located at 7th and Wallace, in 1908 and included 640 individual pipes. It was rebuilt and enlarged to 1,267 pipes in 1978. When the congregation built the new facility in 1994, the organ was reinstalled in that setting. The 2018 renovation, by Marceau & Associates of Seattle, Washington, afforded an opportunity to further enhance the instrument’s bold, extraordinary sound by increasing its size to 1,581 pipes. Information: 208-765-8800, www.cdaumc.org
Is English your 2nd, 3rd or even 4th language? Do you just think it’s strange sometimes? Come join TESOL linguist Verena Weiss and a community of learners who are working on learning the nuances of the English language. Participants will work on fluency, vocabulary, and grammar surrounding how the English language is constructed.
Great community event. Come have lunch and enjoy 45 different soups served and prepared by local businesses and organizations. All proceeds will support the St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho Winter Warming Centers. Donations will also be accepted at the event: blankets, sleeping bags, socks and sweatshirts. Some of our local heroes, peace officers and firefighters will help clear tables and sell wooden nickels. Purchase tickets online or at the door.
Welcome to our 7th Annual Dirty Bird Trail Run.
This is an impromptu trail run for a good cause. We will be collecting food and donation for Children’s Village, Inc.
* Please park on the east side of McEuen Park (City Hall Parking lot) I will have my van and you can drop off your donation there. I will have the back doors open for your donation.
***LET’S FILL THE VAN UP!!!!
The run will start at the McEuen Park Band Shell. From band shell we will run to the 3rd street entrance and run around Tubbs Hill (counter clock wise) and back to the band shell. This is a fun run, all we ask for is a donation for Children’s Village from their needs list.
Route: 2.5(ish) mile trail run (course will be marked)
* After the run we can warm up at
Evans brothers coffee.
After swing by Fleet Feet Coeur d’ Alene and pick up some gear… you deserve it!
For more information contact Dave Dutro 208-457-2726
Here are some detail on what the Children’s village is in need of.
Take care of your holiday shopping and support the Coeur d’Alene Public Library at the annual Library Holiday Craft Fair. Features locally made handmade arts and craft. A portion of all sales benefit the Friends of the Library.
$10.00 for 30 minutes
Every one who comes will be entered to win the Grand Prize
——> All profits donated to our community
The Crisis Project
The Event will be hosted at VRCDA located downtown!
To make this event a blast we will have a variety of things going on along with Live Music!
In order for the event to raise funding it will last 4 days.
Each day will have a variety of fun things with each specialized event!!
All day for the 4 days
Raffle Baskets and Silent Auction $1.00 – $5.00 Submissions!
(Check The Crisis Project for details)
Turn Your design made on VR into a 3D Printed creation
Tabletop Board games
Pool, & Dart Tournaments,
Green Screen Selfie Booth
Experience fun trending toys and games
Join minute to Win it
The 7th Annual Turkey Trot is a great way to start your Thanksgiving Day! 1 Mile, 5k and 10k routes make this this perfect fun run for family, friends and even your furry friends. Start and finish at The Kroc Center with hot cider provided by Movita Health at the finish. All proceeds benefit the homeless in our area, facilitated by our friends at The Onesimus Project.
30th Annual Festival of Trees
The Kootenai Health Foundation’s Festival of Trees is north Idaho’s premier holiday event. A timeless and ageless tradition for everyone, this event will dazzle you with elaborately decorated Christmas trees and holiday displays.
Don’t miss this year’s 30th annual Festival of Trees; November 23-26, 2018. Tickets on sale now!
All events are held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Convention Center.
If you are interested in being involved in Festival of Trees for 2018 as a sponsor, designer, or volunteer, please contact Kali Singleton at (208) 625-4489 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Festival of Trees 2018
Friday, November 23
Opening night Friday d’Lights, 5-8 p.m.
Christmas officially arrives in Coeur d’Alene the day after Thanksgiving. Join us as we ring in the 2018 holiday season with the first opportunity to view the Festival of Trees displays. Bring your family and friends to enjoy entertainment by local artists while viewing the magnificent displays.
- Open to the public, donations accepted at the door
- Food and beverages available for purchase
Saturday, November 24
Festival Brunch, 9-11 a.m. | Buy Tickets Now
Socialize with your family and friends while enjoying a delightful brunch. A chance to view the trees and enjoy performances by local musicians and entertainers.
Advance tickets required, tickets on sale August 1st
Festival Gala, 5 p.m. to midnight | Buy Tickets Now
Join us for an elegant evening at the community’s only black-tie, charitable celebration! Walk the red carpet, partake in holiday spirits, and indulge in a delectable three-course meal while surrounded by the display of ornately- decorated Christmas trees. The fundraising begins with the silent auction and buy-it-now tree sales, or participate in the live tree sale auction followed by entertainment, dancing, and more.
Advance reservations required, tickets on sale August 1st
Sunday, November 25
Family Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us for a great day to spend with the family! Enjoy viewing the tree displays, face-painting, crafts, photo with Santa, and holiday performances by local school groups.
- Open to the public, donations accepted at the door
- Food and beverages available for purchase
Children’s Workshop, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Visit with Santa
- $1 per craft
- $1 face painting
Monday, November 26
Luncheon Fashion Show, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Buy Tickets Now
Join your girlfriends, co-workers, moms, and daughters as your enjoy a festive and lavish ladies day out. Surrounded by the beautifully decorated Christmas trees, this event is a great opportunity to view the holiday fashion trends while enjoying a meal. Approximately 15 local retailers will participate in the event showcasing their fashions on the runway with more than 120 different outfits.
Dinner Fashion Show, 5-8 p.m. | Buy Tickets Now
Join your girlfriends, co-workers, moms, and daughters as your enjoy a festive and lavish ladies night out. Surrounded by the beautifully decorated Christmas trees, this event is a great opportunity to view the holiday fashion trends while enjoying a meal. Approximately 15 local retailers will participate in the event showcasing their fashions on the runway with more than 120 different outfits.
Advanced tickets required (price varies by seating)
CBG is hosting an event with Catherine Reynolds, Holli Andrews, BLUSH and Sharon Secchiaroli.
Daybreak is committed to serving teens and their families battling against addiction and mental illness. Wine, noshes and prizes. This is a chance to give back and pay it forward!
Fair Trade Sale is returning to Trinity Lutheran
The 14th Annual Fair Trade Sale is returning to Trinity Lutheran on Saturday, December 1, AND Sunday, December 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days. Free admission.
Fair trade items are artful crafts made by people in developing countries around the world. When you support fair trade, artisans receive a fair price for what they have made. Because of fair trade, many people are able to provide food, education, and medical attention for their families. Many of our products for this year’s sale come through Lutheran World Relief.
LWR uses the money they receive from the sale to help people around the world on our behalf. What can you do to help??? (ANY or ALL of the following would be a GREAT help!):
> Donate paper shopping bags and Christmas gift bags for the sale.
> Donate fruit, cookies/bars to provide a welcoming and hospitable area for those who shop and may be coming to Trinity for the first time.
> Tell your friends, family, and co-workers about this event, noting that the proceeds of the sale go to help those in need around the world. This is not a fund-raiser for us, but one of our many ways we reach out to the world.
> Offer to hang up posters where you work and places you frequent. (Leave a message for Kelsey Cordes-Snyder, (208) 661-3795, if you can do this.)
> Come and SHOP the days of the sale!
If you have questions, ideas, and more, please contact Kelsey Cordes-Snyder at (208) 661-3795.