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
Baked Potato Bar Dinner Fundraiser @ Lake City Center Banquet Room
Oct 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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.

Oct
28
Wed
Idaho Transportation Conference @ Online
Oct 28 all-day

Join us for the *virtual* Idaho Transportation Conference on October 28th and 29th! Advocates, city staff, transportation professionals, planners, and elected officials from all over the state will come together to share information, learn from one another, and get to know each other.

October 28: Advocacy Day
Keynote by Angie Schmitt followed by break out sessions led by advocates or subject matter experts throughout the day.

October 29: Policy Day
Break out sessions including: Statewide Transportation Study Update, Legislative Panel, Public Transportation, Transportation Safety Technology, ITD Walking and Biking Updates and a Federal Transportation Update.

Oct
31
Sat
Free Family Scavenger Hunt @ Church of the Nazarene Post Falls
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for a time of making family memories with some socially distanced fun.

ALL TEAMS MUST REGISTER FOR EVENT HERE:
https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSfae6VeAOw…/viewform…

Families with kids/teens of all ages can participate and will be sent out together around Post Falls area to locate items on list for points. All teams need a smart phone camera to take photos of each item their team finds. Fun activities can be completed at different area parks for extra points.

Special Prizes for the top 3 teams; every team gets a prize for participating.

Check in starts at 2 pm at church parking lot and hunt begins at 2:30 pm.

Nov
3
Tue
Hungry Heroes Veterans Breakfast @ Garden Plaza of Post Falls
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am

Complimentary Veterans Breakfast

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

Call 208-773-3701 to RSVP

Nov
27
Fri
Baked Potato Bar Dinner Fundraiser @ Lake City Center Banquet Room
Nov 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
1
Tue
Hungry Heroes Veterans Breakfast @ Garden Plaza of Post Falls
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am

Complimentary Veterans Breakfast

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

Call 208-773-3701 to RSVP

Dec
11
Fri
The 9th Annual “Traditions of Christmas” @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show that inspires the hearts of audience members of all ages. Travel on a journey through time and heritage. Tears well up and hearts are filled with respect as the USO performance takes the stage and our military is honored. Throughout the show, your favorite Christmas classics are brought to life with song and dance. Crowds are amazed by the beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, and children light up as we travel north to Santa’s workshop. The grand Nativity conclusion reminds us all that there is a purpose behind the celebration. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, and over 400 costumes,
?Traditions of Christmas is truly an experience you won’t want to miss.

Dec
12
Sat
The 9th Annual “Traditions of Christmas” Matinee @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show that inspires the hearts of audience members of all ages. Travel on a journey through time and heritage. Tears well up and hearts are filled with respect as the USO performance takes the stage and our military is honored. Throughout the show, your favorite Christmas classics are brought to life with song and dance. Crowds are amazed by the beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, and children light up as we travel north to Santa’s workshop. The grand Nativity conclusion reminds us all that there is a purpose behind the celebration. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, and over 400 costumes,
?Traditions of Christmas is truly an experience you won’t want to miss.

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