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A Night of Hearts and Horses 2nd Annual Fundraiser @ Running W Therapeutic Riding Center
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A great night of community awareness to help support our therapeutic riding and Hippotherapy programs for children and adults with special needs or disabiities. Great BBQ dinner, beer and wine. Silent and live auction plus much more.
Live music provided by the Ryan Larson Band.
It was amazing last year and this year it will be that and more!!!

Give Hunger the Bird – Post Falls Food Bank @ Stan-Craft Boat Co
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You are cordially invited to our annual Give Hunger the Bird event on November 4, 2017, from 5:00 – 9:00 pm. Please come support our mission of serving those struggling in poverty in Kootenai County.

For more information call us at 208-773-0139!

Come enjoy good company, good food, good music, all for a great cause!

Operation Veteran Smiles @ Orban Family Dental
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Veterans Day is coming up soon and we believe a simple thank you is just not enough. We teamed up with Generations Dental and Implants Northwest to provide FREE dental care for a procedure to homeless and in need military veterans on Friday, November 10th. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call our office at 208-667-1546 or visit our website at
Veterans will need proof of status, i.e. DD 214 (Separation from Military) or Valid ID such as a VA or military retired card.

Operation Veteran Smiles @ Generations Dental
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Veterans in need of dental work. Generations Dental and Implants Northwest providing support. Will provide free treatment for a procedure to homeless and in-need military veterans. Volunteers will be here to aid those individuals that day, but can make appointments for Nov 10th, 2017 as well. Call 208-664-9225 or visit our website for contact info.

EXCEL Foundation Big Event @ Best Western Coeur d'Alene Inn
Nov 11 @ 9:55 pm – 10:55 pm
SOUPort the End Of Homelessness – St. Vincent de Paul @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

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.

Library Holiday Craft Fair @ Coeur d'Alene Public Library
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library Craft Fair features locally handcrafted items. Sales benefit the Friends of the Library. Vendor spaces are still available contact for information.

Dirty Bird Trail Run @ McEuen Park
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Welcome to our 6th Annual Dirty Bird Trail Run.
***Please read***

This is an impromptu trail run for a good cause. We will be collecting food and donation for the local food bank/ homeless shelter.
* Please park on the east side of McEuen Park (City Hall Parking lot) I will have my truck and you can drop off your donation there. My truck is a 1998 white chevy with the TALL canopy. I will have the tailgate open for your donation.
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 can food item for the food bank.
Route: 2.5(ish) mile trail run (course will be marked)
* After the run we can warm up at Fine Brewed.
Fine Brewed will offer all runners $3 breakfast croissant sandwiches. And they have daily coffee specials 🙂
After swing by Fleet Feet Sports Coeur d’ Alene and pick up some gear… you deserve it!

For more information contact Dave Dutro 208-457-2726

Library Holiday Craft Fair @ Coeur d'Alene Public Library
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library Craft Fair features locally handcrafted items. Sales benefit the Friends of the Library. Vendor spaces are still available contact for information.

Reading for the Library @ Coeur d' Alene Public Library Community Room
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm

Please come discuss the novel, “Idaho”, written by Emily Ruskovich, Emily will read and take discussion questions. The evening will begin with Soul Cafe soup, bread, and desserts. Wine and beer will also be available.

6th Annual Turkey Trot @ The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Center Coeur d'Alene
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a pre-Thanksgiving meal run… we have a 5k and 10k option with all proceeds benefiting the ONESIMUS PROJECT.

Cost is:

10k – $15 or $10 plus 5 donation items ***
5k – $10 or $7 plus 4 donation items ***

*** We will be collecting the following: sample/trial size personal hygiene items ( like toothpaste, soap, etc…), packaged snacks (granola bars, Power Bars, Clif Bars, etc…), hats, gloves, scarves, and socks for the homeless population.

Run begins at 9 am at the Kroc Center in CDA with Race-Day registrations from 7:30 to 8:30 am.

Registration forms available at Fleet Feet CDA.

Pajama Drive and Party @ Post Falls Chamber of Commerce
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come join us for a PAJAMA PARTY!

Hosted by Post Falls Chamber RCLA Alumni

You can donate and drop off new PJs to The Post Falls Chamber @ 201 E 4th Ave

All proceeds will benefit the OASIS program through the Post Falls Police Department

Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided.

Annual CCS Holiday Craft and Gift Fair @ Dalton Gardens Church of Christ
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The annual destination for locally made and one of a kind gifts! Be sure to bring cash and your gift list, and grab some baked goods at the Coeur d’Alene Christian School PTO booth!

NICS 34th Annual Christmas Market @ North Idaho Christian School
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us for this highly anticipated, longstanding NICS tradition!

*Enjoy lunch & treats while you shop for GREAT gifts!*

*Vintage items, handmade soap, home décor, Christmas ornaments, candy, jewelry, cards, and more!*

*DIY Kids Craft Booth: Bring the kids so they can make a handmade gift to give for just $1!*

*Win one of many delicious cakes in our famous CakeWalk!

As always, admission is **FREE**

Don’t miss it!

Post Fallidays Tiny Tree Festival & Brunch @ Post Falls Senior Center
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Post Fallidays Tiny Tree Festival Brunch & Auction on Saturday, December 2nd. Peruse beautifully decorated trees and wreaths while enjoying a delicious brunch, including a mimosa bar.

Ugly Sweater Run @ St. Vincent de Paul H.E.L.P. Center
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Last year was so fun, let’s do it again!
It’s that time of the year… parties, too much food and drink, and of course ugly Christmas sweaters! Trail Maniacs would like to combine those time honored traditions AND we’ll even throw in a little help for those less fortunate. We are having an Ugly Sweater run. This event is free, but we are accepting gently used jackets, coats, sweaters and blankets for those in need.
Starting at the St. Vincent parking lot at 201 E Harrison Ave, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. We will run 3 to 5 mile (route will depend on weather conditions). Route will most likely include Government Way to the Centennial Trail for an out and back.
After we will finish at Daft Badger Brewing for some refreshments and a contest for best dressed runner! Voting will start at Daft Badger at 11:30. We will update prizes, but we will have a prize for overall male and female best ugly sweater! Best of all Daft Badger will be offering $1.00 off pints for anyone wearing an ugly sweater!
Candy Cane Run @ Neighborhoods in Dalton Gardens and Post Falls
Dec 5 – Dec 6 all-day

Kootenai County Fire and Rescue and Santa are teaming up to collect food, toys and cash to help those in need this holiday season. Be looking for decorated fire engines coming through neighborhoods in Dalton Gardens and Post Falls on the evenings of December 5th and 6th. All collected items will be given to the food bank, Toys for Tots or Christmas for All. Visit for routes and more information.

Breakfast with Santa @ Lola & Duane Hagadone Boys & Girls Club
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Everyone is welcome to come have breakfast with Santa! You can also write letters, you may just get a response, and get your picture with Santa!

Recommended donation of $3 for kids and $5 for adults. 100% of proceeds will go to our Christmas For Kids program.

Holiday Gift & Food Fair @ Christian Center School
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Christian Center School is hosting its 2nd Holiday Gift & Food Fair on Saturday, December 16th from 9a-3p. There will be food, crafts, vendors and holiday cheer. $2 donation entry. Please also visit our tree lot for fresh, local grand fir trees. 3639 W Prairie Avenue, Hayden. 208-772-7542

Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Grab your best Santa suits and head out for a bar crawl! SantaCon is in it’s third year of fun. What’s better than dressing up and drinking? Dressing up, drinking, and helping people get bikes for the holiday!
There will be prizes for best Santa, best Mrs Clause, and most memorable. Almost everybar will have drink specials for those dressed in Santa outfits! Come join the fun!