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.

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!

Downtown Coeur d’Alene Scavenger Hunt @ Downtown Coeur d'Alene
Oct 25 @ 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
27
Tue
North Idaho Job Fair @ Hayden Discount Cinema
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Job and Career Fair for North Idaho and Spokane companies looking to hire.

About this Event

Wonderful outlet for companies to meet several candidates in one efficient event.

Event is heavily advertised:

  • Coeur d’Alene Press Main section of Paper
  • Coeur d’Alene Press Employment Section of Paper
  • Indeed.com Paid Advertisements
  • Coeur d’Alene Chamber
  • Rathdrum Chamber
  • Hayden Chamber
  • Post Falls Women In Business
  • Powerhouse Polka Dots
  • Cool Connections
  • Spokane Business Network
  • ITEX
  • Meetup.com
  • Craigslist
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.

Trick or Treat at Tedder Business Center @ Tedder Business Center
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Halloween Trick or Treating Day

About this Event

Come on down and go Trick or Treating at the Tedder Business Center in Post Falls. This is a free event. We will have people outside so the kids can have a fun safe time Trick or Treating. They will be walking under the covered overhang in case it is raining. So come on down and have a fun time getting some candy.

Heart of the City Fall Festival @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join us as we serve our community with this safe and fun event for the whole family!!

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