Calendar

PLEASE NOTE: THE MAJORITY OF THE EVENTS LISTED BELOW THAT INVOLVE GATHERING HAVE BEEN CANCELLED …

NOTE: Events are moderated and do not display immediately. If you need to make changes to an event, please email calendar@nifamily.com with the changes vs. submitting a new event. To keep this calendar as user-friendly as possible, please view the “Other Calendar Links” section to the right for multiple-day, recurring, or ongoing events & classes.

Sep
19
Sat
CANCELED: Family Day in the Park 2020 @ Coeur d'Alene City Park
Sep 19 @ 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!

Sep
25
Fri
Baked Potato Bar Dinner Fundraiser @ Lake City Center Banquet Room
Sep 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Sep
26
Sat
Early Learning Academies – Session One @ Online
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Early Learning Academies are a FREE unique opportunity to learn from early childhood professionals in three webinar sessions and receive FREE early learning resources and materials to support the growth and development of children from birth through age five. Anyone who works with children from 0 – 5 is encouraged to attend.
WEBINAR SESSION ONE: Celebrating Developmental Milestones and Addressing Concerns
Saturday | September 26, 2020
9 – 11 AM PDT | 10 AM – noon MDT
>> Learn the definition of quality early childhood inclusion and the defining features.
>> Become familiar with strategies for developmental monitoring and screening.
>> Explore the CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early” materials and resources for developmental monitoring in early care and education settings.
REGISTER AT IDAHOAEYC.ORG
The Early Learning Academies are made possible by the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, the IdahoSTARS Project, Idaho Children’s Trust Fund, Lakeshore Learning and Lee Pesky Learning Center. Professional Development Certificates will be available to all attendees at the conclusion of each webinar session.

Sep
29
Tue
Foreign Poverty Information Event @ Zoom Meeting
Sep 29 all-day

Learn about the borgen project

Oct
3
Sat
Panhandle Preparedness Expo @ Bonner County Fairgrounds
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm

Join us for our 5th annual preparedness expo. Two days of preparedness workshops, talks and vendor exhibits

* CANCELED Aw$um Auction – Experience This! @ Best Western Coeur d'Alene Inn
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The theme for our 2020 Aw$um Auction is Experience This! We can’t pull it off without you, so we are very excited to see what your donations will bring to the experiences of this event. We need your support. The Chamber volunteers will be reaching out to you directly for your inspired donations to put towards all of the “Experiences” the Aw$um Auction will be showcasing. We are fortunate this year to have the support and energy of the Kootenai County Young Professionals to assist with donation procurement and pick-up.
Contact Brenda Young at Brenda@CdAChamber.com

 

Tickets $79 pp
VIP Table –  $1000, includes 8 tickets, prime seating, bottle of champagne, champagne toast, sponsor table announcement throughout the evening, and logo in program (limited availability).

Oct
6
Tue
Hungry Heroes Veterans Breakfast @ Garden Plaza of Post Falls
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am

Complimentary Veterans Breakfast

Every First Tuesday of the Month at 8:00 am.

Call 208-773-3701 to RSVP

Oct
10
Sat
2020 “UP for Down Syndrome Event” – Something for Everyone! @ Stateline Speedway Event Center
Oct 10 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
12th Annual Step UP for Down Syndrome Walk AND
1st (Annual? Who Knows!) Drive UP for Down Syndrome Parade
Annual In Person Parade and Walk Details
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: Stateline Speedway in Post Falls, Idaho. (1349 N Beck Rd, Post Falls, ID 83854)
Time:
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM – Parade Line UP (enter through Pit area entrance off Beck Road)
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM – Drive UP for Ds Parade
10 AM – 10:30 AM – Walk Gates Open to Stadium Staging Area (Main stadium gates across from main parking lot)
*Special Walk entrance for those using a wheel chair, scooter, stroller or need extra assistance.
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM – In Person Step UP for Ds Walk
11:15 AM – Noon – Raffle and Snack Garden Opens
**All times and activities subject to change**
Annual Virtual Step UP Walk Event Details
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020 (Or whenever it’s easiest for you!)
Location: You Choose!
Time:
9:00 AM – Noon – Virtual Step UP for Ds Walk
(Even though not in person, let’s Walk together! Gather your team, and Step UP for Ds in your own neighborhood! Of course, 9-Noon is just a suggestion! If another time works better for you, that’s just fine with us! No matter when you choose to Step UP for Ds, WE WOULD LOVE TO SEE YOUR PICTURES AND VIDEOS! Please email or share on our social media event pages!)
Online Registration will close on September 21, 2020. We are not sure yet, if there will be any “event day registration!”
Early Learning Academies – Session Two @ Online
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

The Early Learning Academies are a FREE unique opportunity to learn from early childhood professionals in three webinar sessions and receive FREE early learning resources and materials to support the growth and development of children from birth through age five. Anyone who works with children from 0 – 5 is encouraged to attend.
WEBINAR SESSION TWO: Understanding Trauma and Its Impact on Early Learning
Saturday | October 10, 2020
9 – 11 AM PDT | 10 AM – noon MDT
>> Examine the impact of trauma on human development.
Learn how to use a strengths-based lens to promote positive outcomes for young children.
>> Explore the concept of HOPE (Health Outcomes from Positive
>> Experiences) and ways to support children’s healthy growth and development.
The Early Learning Academies are made possible by the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, the IdahoSTARS Project, Idaho Children’s Trust Fund, Lakeshore Learning, and Lee Pesky Learning Center. Professional Development Certificates will be available to all attendees at the conclusion of each webinar session.

Oct
15
Thu
Hospice of North Idaho: 6 Week Caregiver Skills Workshop @ Hospice of North Idaho - Community Building #2
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Becoming a caregiver to a loved one can often be an overwhelming experience.
Whether you are looking for skills to help you assist your loved one, need information on how to navigate services, or want to be around others who are going through a similar experience, Hospice of North Idaho welcomes you during this life transition.

Caregiving Skills Workshop
Registration is required. Contact Kaylee Kron at kronk@honi.org or at 208-772-7994
Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Training Outline
Week 1: Transferring/lifting/positioning a patient
Week 2: Infection control/incontinent care/skin care
Week 3: Care of a bedbound patient
Week 4: Dementia Skills
Week 5: Environmental Safety including medication safety, fall prevention, emergency preparedness
Week 6: Community Resource Information

Oct
23
Fri
* Children’s Village Cocktails for a Cause @ Jacklin Arts Center
Oct 23 all-day
Apple Palooza at Fall Fest: Oct 31
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Downtown Coeur d’Alene Scavenger Hunt @ Downtown Coeur d'Alene
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for the The Downtown Coeur d’Alene Spooky Scavenger Hunt to discover clues leading you to some of your favorite downtown businesses!

About this Event

Set out on a journey throughout Downtown Coeur d’Alene to decode clues, shop and explore by foot! Taking place October 23 – 25, the challenge will send you on adventure through local boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops for the chance to win gift cards to your favorite local spots! All participants are asked to wear a face covering and practice social distancing.

Attention: You must have a Google Account and mobile device to participate. You will need to sign-up with your Gmail in order to receive the Google Form log-in information.

How it works:

    1. Purchase your ticket through EventBrite for the day you would like to scavenge. You may scavenge anytime between 11 am – 4 pm.
    2. On the day of event: Follow the link given in your Eventbrite confirmation email to take you to the electronic Scavenger Hunt form with your list of clues!
    3. Enter your Eventbrite ticket code and head downtown for an adventure through participating stores.
    4. Once you are done with the hunt, submit your form! The scavengers with the most correct answers on the participating day will be announced and awarded prizes sent via mail.

 

This is a family friendly event and requires walking from each place of business. All locations are ADA and stroller accessible. Please remember to wear a face covering and respect social distancing measures.

Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association @ Holiday Inn Express
Oct 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Covid-19 Precautions will be taken. Attendees will be asked to practice social distancing and wear a mask when not eating.

DO YOU MAKE AN AWARD-WORTHY CHILI?!
Enter to win a $100 Visa giftcard!
Pay $25 to submit 2 gallons of your favorite Chili recipe
Proceeds to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association
Space is Limited so call today to participate!

Also check out other Nonprofit Events in Coeur d AleneFood & Drink Events in Coeur d Alene.

Baked Potato Bar Dinner Fundraiser @ Lake City Center Banquet Room
Oct 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
2nd Annual Harvest Festival @ Wired2Learn Academy
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our 2nd Annual Harvest Festival. Let’s come together and celebrate the harvest with fun, games, food and laughter! Join in the fall games like sack races, ring toss, and bean bag toss and win great prizes. Take part in an old fashioned Cake Walk to win an entire homemade cake of your choice! Don’t miss the face painting and the opportunity to tie-dye a t-shirt. Plus eat a bunch of fall food: caramel apples, apple sauce, cotton candy, apple cider, pretzels & cheese, ice cream, and homemade chili made with vegetables straight from our garden!! Oh yea….and purchase homemade fall goodies like pumpkin cookies, zucchini bread, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie and more. All money raised at this event goes towards the projects our students do in Project-Based Learning. Come! Have fun! Support a good cause!

Oct
24
Sat
Early Learning Academies – Session Three @ Online
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Early Learning Academies are a FREE unique opportunity to learn from early childhood professionals in three webinar sessions and receive FREE early learning resources and materials to support the growth and development of children from birth through age five. Anyone who works with children from 0 – 5 is encouraged to attend.
WEBINAR SESSION THREE: Promoting Literacy in the Early Years
Saturday | October 24, 2020
9 – 11 AM PDT | 10 AM – noon MDT
>> Gain an understanding of the term “literacy” and the many aspects associated with it based on children’s developmental ages.
>> Explore the concept of literacy-rich environments and ways to promote vocabulary development as well as pre- reading skills.
>> Learn how to use early learning materials to promote literacy in ways that support positive adult-child interaction
The Early Learning Academies are made possible by the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, the IdahoSTARS Project, Idaho Children’s Trust Fund, Lakeshore Learning, and Lee Pesky Learning Center. Professional Development Certificates will be available to all attendees at the conclusion of each webinar session.

North Idaho’s Great Pumpkin Fest @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the 1st annual Great Pumpkin Fest presented by Findlay Post Falls!

Pick your pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, enjoy wagon rides, lots of great food, farm animal experience, stein hosting, face painting and so much more!

Admission – free

Bring your wagon and pick out your pumpkins.

Big Thanks to all our sponsors, Findlay Post Falls, TDS Fiber, ICCU and P1FCU!

Downtown Coeur d’Alene Scavenger Hunt @ Downtown Coeur d'Alene
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for the The Downtown Coeur d’Alene Spooky Scavenger Hunt to discover clues leading you to some of your favorite downtown businesses!

About this Event

Set out on a journey throughout Downtown Coeur d’Alene to decode clues, shop and explore by foot! Taking place October 23 – 25, the challenge will send you on adventure through local boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops for the chance to win gift cards to your favorite local spots! All participants are asked to wear a face covering and practice social distancing.

Attention: You must have a Google Account and mobile device to participate. You will need to sign-up with your Gmail in order to receive the Google Form log-in information.

How it works:

    1. Purchase your ticket through EventBrite for the day you would like to scavenge. You may scavenge anytime between 11 am – 4 pm.
    2. On the day of event: Follow the link given in your Eventbrite confirmation email to take you to the electronic Scavenger Hunt form with your list of clues!
    3. Enter your Eventbrite ticket code and head downtown for an adventure through participating stores.
    4. Once you are done with the hunt, submit your form! The scavengers with the most correct answers on the participating day will be announced and awarded prizes sent via mail.

 

This is a family friendly event and requires walking from each place of business. All locations are ADA and stroller accessible. Please remember to wear a face covering and respect social distancing measures.

Oct
25
Sun
North Idaho’s Great Pumpkin Fest @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the 1st annual Great Pumpkin Fest presented by Findlay Post Falls!

Pick your pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, enjoy wagon rides, lots of great food, farm animal experience, stein hosting, face painting and so much more!

Admission – free

Bring your wagon and pick out your pumpkins.

Big Thanks to all our sponsors, Findlay Post Falls, TDS Fiber, ICCU and P1FCU!

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