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Jan
27
Sat
Barn Dance/Contradance Fundraiser @ Meadowbrook Hall
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Old time contradance with live music by Arvid Lundin & Deep Roots.
All dances will be taught by our caller, Susan Dankovich. No experience or partner required!
Wear comfortable clothing and no mark shoes. Contradancing is good exercise.
There will be a cake walk and a prize-tastic raffle, too!
$8 adults, $5 teens, kids under 12 free (raffle and cake walk tickets $1each)
fundraiser for the Meadowbrook Hall

Jan
28
Sun
2nd Annual International Food and Drink Festival @ Silver Lake Mall
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Human Rights Education Institute, Hayden Chamber of Commerce, and The Family Guide are hosting the 2nd International Food and Drink Festival at the Silver Lake Mall on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 4-7p.m.

Live Entertainment. International Food & Beverages. Cultural & Visual Arts. Highlighted performers are Lake City Highland Dance, North Point Latin Jazz and Angela Marie Project. Additional music provided by Ruby Frog Entertainment.

Some of our participating restaurants in 2017 were the Olive Garden, Sweet Lou’s, Azteca, The Fedora, The Italian Bakeshop, The Wellness Bar, Pita Pit, The Greenbriar Inn, Panda Express, Philly Express/Aebleskivers, Coeur d’Alene Casino, Cheryl Davilas Salsa, Wellness Bar, Costco and more.

Beer provided by Daft Badger, Tricksters, and Mad Bomber, and cider by North Idaho Cider.

$25.00 Tickets available for purchase at the Hayden Chamber of Commerce, Silver Lake Mall’s Office, The HREI and Event Brite: Around the World International Food and Drink Festival

The International Food and Drink Festival will help raise funds for the operation of HREI and its nonprofit collaborative partners, the Hayden Chamber and The Family Guide.

Mar
10
Sat
Children’s Village Spring Benefit @ Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort
Mar 10 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Children’s Village 28th annual Spring Benefit dinner and auction is at 4:30 to 9 p.m. on March 10, 2018 at the Coeur d’Alene Casino. We need your help to make a difference in the lives of children in crisis. Join us for a special evening to include dinner, entertainment, a live and silent auction, games and raffles.

Mar
24
Sat
Easter for Kids @ Atlas Elementary School
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On Saturday, March 24th, The Vine Church in Coeur d’Alene is inviting your children (ages 3-12) to a fun-filled day of Easter activities at “Easter for Kids.” 10:00 am – 12:00 noon. Great crafts, exciting songs, creative learning activities, fun games, Easter video, the Easter story, and an Egg Hunt to follow! The event will be held at Atlas Elementary School, 3000 W Honeysuckle Ave in Hayden. There is no cost, but space is limited. Pre-register online at www.TheVineIdaho.org or by calling (208) 449-2080. Everyone is welcome!

Mar
30
Fri
Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery Fundraiser at Triple Play @ Triple Play Family Fun Park
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us on Friday, March 30th from 6pm to 9pm as we raise money for the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.

For only $16 you’ll get unlimited access to all of our Triple Play Attractions PLUS access to Raptor Reef Indoor Waterpark!

For every ticket sold Triple Play will donate 50% to the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.

Don’t miss a great night of fun for a great cause at Triple Play Family Fun Park. Where Fun is Always in Season.

Mar
31
Sat
Abi’s Ice Cream 2nd Anniversary @ Abi's Ice Cream
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Abi’s is turning 2 and you know we can’t let this anniversary slip by without a HUGE celebration! This party is our appreciation party to our loyal customers who have made Abi’s Ice Cream such a success!

50% Off EVERYTHING!
Balloons for the kids
New Flavors unveiled
New Dessert Treats to try

Please stop by and help us celebrate another fabulous year of craft made ice cream and treats!

Visit our website: http://www.abisicecream.com

Apr
12
Thu
National Grilled Cheese Day @ Meltz Extreme @ Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Ok Grilled Cheese fanatics! We will have great food, prizes and giveaways, and of course while supplies last, MELTZ MOB MEMBERSHIP CARDS! This is the 3rd year you have a chance to join the Meltz Mob and by now, you should know the rules!

1. You must physically come into the store to get your membership card on APRIL 12, 2018.
2. One per person (no we will not give you 5 for your friends who cannot make it!)
3. One per family since the discount will cover you family, your kids don’t need one.
4. The card gives you 15% your order for 1 year and expires 04/11/19.
5. Not valid with other offers.
6. If you break it or lose it, we cannot replace your card.
7. No you cannot call in your order ahead of time to skip the line! Everyone must come in and wait like the rest of our guests.
8. We have 400 membership cards and when they are gone, THAT’S IT! Please don’t call and cry that it’s not fair.
9. The line starts early so plan ahead, especially during the lunch and dinner rush.
10. Make sure you brag on social media to all of your friends that you received your membership card and they didn’t, but you will be glad to share your membership benefits with them if they are buying!

visit our website: http://www.meltzextreme.com

Apr
21
Sat
City of Hayden Kite Festival @ Broadmoore Park
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Come join the fun at the Hayden Kite Festival! Free & Fun for all ages! Sponsored by STCU and Hayden Chamber of Commerce.

Apr
28
Sat
2018 OoozaPaloooza Food Truck Festival @ Coeur d'Alene City Park
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

The 2018 Ooozapaloooza Food Truck Festival is almost here! Mark your calendars now and make sure you don’t miss this tasty event!

We are excited to announce the Food Trucks participating this year!!!

Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese
Mixed Plate Food Truck
Jamaican Jerk Pan
Toby’s BBQ
Left Coast Fusion
3 Ninjas
Black Fire Kettle Corn
Tacos Camargo
Kona Ice
Mangia Catering
Crate
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
The Nutty Bavarian

Our beer garden will feature Wallace Brewing Beer and One Tree Cider, and will be provided by GSFTA Gives Back and proceeds will go to a variety of veteran groups including Newby-ginnings. To learn more about GSFTA Gives Back please visit www.gsftagivesback.org

Visit our website: http://www.ooozapaloooza.com

May
3
Thu
Eat, Play, Grow @ St Vincent de Paul Help Center
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A FREE five Week program of fun for kids 8 and under and their grown-ups. Fun for the whole Family (May 3,10, 17, 24, 31)
Each session includes music, games, healthy snacks, reading, and an art project.
A FREE book for each family at each session.
Families attending all five sessions will receive a $25 Grocery Card!
Pre-registration requested
To register call Char at the Coeur d’Aene Library (208) 769-2315 ext 651or email cbeach@cdalibrary.org
Co-sponsored by The Coeur d’Alene Library, St. Vincent dePaul, Idaho Physical Activity & Nutrition Program (iPAN), Pilgrim’s Market, Panhandle Health District

May
10
Thu
Eat, Play, Grow @ St Vincent de Paul Help Center
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A FREE five Week program of fun for kids 8 and under and their grown-ups. Fun for the whole Family (May 3,10, 17, 24, 31)
Each session includes music, games, healthy snacks, reading, and an art project.
A FREE book for each family at each session.
Families attending all five sessions will receive a $25 Grocery Card!
Pre-registration requested
To register call Char at the Coeur d’Aene Library (208) 769-2315 ext 651or email cbeach@cdalibrary.org
Co-sponsored by The Coeur d’Alene Library, St. Vincent dePaul, Idaho Physical Activity & Nutrition Program (iPAN), Pilgrim’s Market, Panhandle Health District

May
17
Thu
Eat, Play, Grow @ St Vincent de Paul Help Center
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A FREE five Week program of fun for kids 8 and under and their grown-ups. Fun for the whole Family (May 3,10, 17, 24, 31)
Each session includes music, games, healthy snacks, reading, and an art project.
A FREE book for each family at each session.
Families attending all five sessions will receive a $25 Grocery Card!
Pre-registration requested
To register call Char at the Coeur d’Aene Library (208) 769-2315 ext 651or email cbeach@cdalibrary.org
Co-sponsored by The Coeur d’Alene Library, St. Vincent dePaul, Idaho Physical Activity & Nutrition Program (iPAN), Pilgrim’s Market, Panhandle Health District

May
19
Sat
Free Family Summer Kick-Off Carnival @ Q'emiln Park
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

You are invited to join us for a FREE Family Summer Kick-Off Carnival hosted by Angela Austin Real Estate Group and Live Play CDA Community Page.

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Platinum sponsor: Willamette Valley Bank

Gold Sponsor: Pioneer Title Company

Bring the entire family to enjoy family-friendly carnival games, interactive booths, and a BBQ.

We will be hosting a Food Drive for United Gospel Mission, Center for Women & Children. If possible please bring non-perishable food items and receive an extra ticket for our Door Prize.

We look forward to seeing you!

May
24
Thu
Eat, Play, Grow @ St Vincent de Paul Help Center
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A FREE five Week program of fun for kids 8 and under and their grown-ups. Fun for the whole Family (May 3,10, 17, 24, 31)
Each session includes music, games, healthy snacks, reading, and an art project.
A FREE book for each family at each session.
Families attending all five sessions will receive a $25 Grocery Card!
Pre-registration requested
To register call Char at the Coeur d’Aene Library (208) 769-2315 ext 651or email cbeach@cdalibrary.org
Co-sponsored by The Coeur d’Alene Library, St. Vincent dePaul, Idaho Physical Activity & Nutrition Program (iPAN), Pilgrim’s Market, Panhandle Health District

May
31
Thu
Eat, Play, Grow @ St Vincent de Paul Help Center
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A FREE five Week program of fun for kids 8 and under and their grown-ups. Fun for the whole Family (May 3,10, 17, 24, 31)
Each session includes music, games, healthy snacks, reading, and an art project.
A FREE book for each family at each session.
Families attending all five sessions will receive a $25 Grocery Card!
Pre-registration requested
To register call Char at the Coeur d’Aene Library (208) 769-2315 ext 651or email cbeach@cdalibrary.org
Co-sponsored by The Coeur d’Alene Library, St. Vincent dePaul, Idaho Physical Activity & Nutrition Program (iPAN), Pilgrim’s Market, Panhandle Health District

Jun
8
Fri
Family Day in the Park & Fancy Flea Market @ Coeur d'Alene City Park
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Save the Date for this exciting Collaborative Event!

The North Idaho Family Group (NIFG) is an Idaho 501(c)3 non profit. It is a membership and program driven group whose mission is Healthy Families and Life Long Learning. NIFG is a backbone organization that will produce the annual Family Day in the Parks event in the spirit of the former collaborative, nonprofit based, Kids Day in the Park with a greatly expanded venue, schedule of events, audience and opportunities.

The event will give families a last day of school activity that is free to the public and lasts until after dark.

Booths
Food
Music
Cultural Activities
Movies
Carousel, Museum, Skate Park

The event will start at noon and run until dark.

Jun
15
Fri
Day for Kids @ McEuen Park
Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come enjoy a day of free family fun! Games, prizes, food, bounce houses and a movie in the park. Everyone welcome!

Jun
30
Sat
Science for Kids @ Finucane Park
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Vine Church is doing a FREE summer science camp called “Science for Kids: Exploring God’s Oceans with Hands-On Fun” on Saturday, June 30th, from 10:00-12:00 for children ages 3-12 at Finucane Park, 550 E Prairie Ave in Hayden. You’ll experience hands-on science experiments, fun games, snack-tivities, amazing crafts, incredible music, and meet some new friends too. There is no cost, but space is limited. Pre-register online at TheVineIdaho.org/events or call (208) 449-2080. You won’t want to miss it!

Jul
7
Sat
GizMotion – Celebration of Creativity @ Coeur d 'Alene City Park
Jul 7 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate creativity with Gizmo, Coeur d’Alene’s makerspace, with the fourth annual GizMotion on Saturday, July 7 in City Park. This free, family-friendly and fun event invites you to spend the day exploring art and technology, cheering on your favorite human-powered vehicles in the parade. Rather do than watch? Bring your bike or other non-motorized vehicle to the park and find out how to be in the parade yourself. Check out Gizmo-cda.org for corresponding activities for this free annual celebration of creativity.

Jul
14
Sat
Movie Night in the Park: Wonder @ Coeur d'Alene City Park
Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm

This event is hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Police Department, with pre-movie events and family fun sponsored by HREI.