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Here is what's happening in May!

23 Planning Your Organic Garden Workshop. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm, 2003 Rapid Lightning Rd., hosts a Planning Your Organic Garden Workshop from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The workshop will discuss preparing the soil for planting; direct seeding and transplanting; companion planting; intercropping and crop rotation; record keeping, garden maps and succession planting. Workshop fee is $25. Part of an organic gardening workshop series; learn more at GreentreeNaturals.com or call 208-263-8957.

23 Pajama Storytime. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a Pajama Storytime at 6:30 p.m. Children and their caregivers will enjoy a bedtime story program; sleepwear and cuddle toys welcome!

24 KRFY Morning Show. Topics of interest at 8 a.m. on 88.5 FM KRFY Radio. Podcast available afterwards at KRFY.org.

24 Mother Goose. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts the Mother Goose story/singing program at 10:15 a.m. every Tuesday for children ages 0 to 3 in the Children's Area. eBonnerLibrary.org.

24 Preschool Storytime. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts Preschool Storytime at 11 a.m. for children ages 2 to 5; held every Tuesday in the Children's Area. eBonnerLibrary.org.

24 Overeaters Anonymous Meeting. The Cocolalla Cowboy Church, 4281 Cocolalla Loop Rd. in Cocolalla, hosts the Overeaters Anonymous Meeting from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday. No dues, no fees, no weigh-ins, no pressure. For more information, contact Linda G. at 612-599-1096 or e-mail randallinda1@juno.com.

24 Clark Fork Make It at The Library. East Bonner County Library's Clark Fork Branch, 601 Main St., hosts a Make It event from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Kids will make a variety of age-appropriate crafts.

24 Geezer Forum. All are welcome to attend the Geezer Forum, held from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Tango Cafe, 414 Church St. The group called Panhandle SeniorNet, a network of older-adult health care professionals, will give an overview of the services SeniorNet provide older adults living either in their own homes or in residential communities. This is the last Geezer Forum before a three-month summer recess. Hosted by Paul Graves of Elder Advocates. Free and open to the public.

24 Make It. East Bonner County Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a Make It program every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in rooms 103 and 104. This program for teens/tweens includes Legos, robotics, needlework and other projects. eBonnerLibrary.org.

24 3D Printing Workshop for Adults. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a 3D Printing Workshop for Adults at 5 p.m. Learn what 3D printers are used for and how to design your own 3D printable object. Beginner level; pre-register at 208-263-6930.

24 Bonner County ARES/RACES Meeting. The amateur radio group Bonner County ARES/RACES hold a meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Bonner County Administration Building, 1500 Highway 2, on the fourth Tuesday of every month. ARES stands for Amateur Radio Emergency Service, a function of the American Radio Relay League; RACES is short for the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service and is associated with the local government emergency management function. The group does emergency communications for the public; if you have your license, come check out the group. Even if you don't have your license and are thinking about it, come see what we are all about. No cost. Learn more at the website, or call 661-203-0335.

25 KRFY Morning Show. Topics of interest at 8 a.m. on 88.5 FM KRFY Radio. Podcast available afterwards at KRFY.org.

25 Crafternoon: Seed Paper. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a Seed Paper session as part of their Crafternoon program starting at 2 p.m. Make your own plantable seed paper to take home and grow during this free hands-on learning workshop.

25 Wrangling Words Writers' Program. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a Wrangling Words Writers' Program from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Meet other writers, explore the craft, and learn how to develop your own path as a writer. Always includes a themed flash-fiction writing activity. Free and open to the public.

26 KRFY Morning Show. Topics of interest at 8 a.m. on 88.5 FM KRFY Radio. Podcast available afterwards at KRFY.org.

27 Teen Writers Club. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts the Teen Writers Club on the second and fourth Fridays of every month. Teens who write ... unite! Collaboration, peer reviews, brainstorming activities. Writing supplies and refreshments provided. 208-263-6930 ext. 1245.

28 Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society: BLM Botany in North Idaho. The Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society hosts a presentation from 9:45 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall. LeAnn Abell, botanist in the Bureau of Land Management's Coeur d'Alene District Office will discuss recent projects. Free admission, public welcome. Sponsored by the Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. NativePlantSociety.org. 208-597-5469

28 7 Keys to Downsize Sugar Cravings. Talus Rock Retreat, 291 Syringa Heights Rd., hosts a 7 Keys to Downsize Sugar Cravings class with Sarah Rusnak at 1 p.m. Sugar offers a quick pick-me-up, but then you feel the crash and reach for more; the addictive cycle makes it hard to give up. This interactive class will make some "good for you" sweet treats to taste, with recipes to take home. TalusRockRetreat.com. $12 suggested donation; RSVP only at 208-255-8458

Here is what's coming up in June!

2 Adult Grief Support Group. Bonner General Health Community Hospice hosts an Adult Grief Support Group, which meets from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month in the classroom at Bonner General Health, 520 N. Third Ave. For more information on this free community service, call 208-265-1179.

6 Fertilizing Organically Workshop. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm, 2003 Rapid Lightning Rd., hosts a Fertilizing Organically Workshop from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Fertile soil is the first step in increasing yields; examine your soil and its needs; learn how to amend your soil and improve its structure; review organic amendments, compost, manures, organic matter and foliar feeding; learn how to take a soil sample.  Participants will test soil from their own garden to determine basic NPK and receive a composting chart. Workshop fee is $25. Part of an organic gardening workshop series; learn more at GreentreeNaturals.com or call 208-263-8957.

7 Parent/Grandparent Grief Group. Bonner General Health Community Hospice hosts a Parent and Grandparent Grief Group, which meets from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the classroom at Bonner General Health, 520 N. Third Ave. A free community service, the support group is for parents and grandparents who have experienced the death of a child or grandchild. 208-265-1185

13 Bonner County Interagency Meeting. The public is invited to attend the Bonner County Interagency Meeting, held from noon to 1 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at the Panhandle Health District Community Room, 1020 Michigan St. Everyone welcome. Details: Bonner County Interagency Facebook Page.

15-July 27 Forestry Shortcourse. A 6-session program titled the Forestry Shortcourse aims to help enrich forest landowners' understanding of forest ecology, silviculture, forest health, wildlife habitat, and other forestry topics. In the process, participants are coached by natural resource professionals on how to develop a management plan for their forest. The Forestry Shortcourse will be held Wednesday mornings, from 9 a.m. until noon, June 15 through July 27 at the University of Idaho Extension office in Bonner County (next to the Bonner County Fairgrounds). $38 fee; pre-register by June 8 by calling 208-263-8511.

16 PFLAG Meeting. The Sandpoint Chapter of PFLAG holds a monthly meeting (every third Thursday of the month) from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Gardenia Center, 400 Church St. 208-718-2388

17 White Pine Restoration Workshop. A workshop on Pruning to Restore White Pine will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the University of Idaho Extension office in Bonner County, located at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer. The workshop aims to help foresters, family forest owners, and forestry contractors learn how to combat white pine blister rust through pruning. Pre-register at the UI Extension Office by June 10. $20 fee covers handouts and refreshments. Download a registration form, or call 208-263-8511.

18 Babysitter's Training Course. Sandpoint Parks and Recreation offers a Babysitter's Training Course for ages 12 years and up. Class will take place from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1123 Lake St. Fee is $45 ($2 city discount); pre-register by June 3. For more information, call 208-263-3613.

20 Natural Weed Control Workshop. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm, 2003 Rapid Lightning Rd., hosts a Natural Weed Control Workshop from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. On any organic garden or farm, particularly newly cultivated ground, it is likely that weed control commands a major part of the gardener's time over the course of the season. We will look at using different types of organic mulches and weed prevention strategies used to control unwanted plants. Workshop fee is $25. Part of an organic gardening workshop series; learn more at GreentreeNaturals.com or call 208-263-8957.

20 Downtown Dialogue. Downtown's BID team hosts a monthly local radio program, the Downtown Dialogue. BID's goal is to create a dialogue of what is happening downtown with businesses! The show airs on 1400AM/KSPT and 1450AM/KBFI at noon on the third Monday of every month, and is hosted by BID manager Kim Queen. 208-263-2161

25 KNPS: Clark Fork Delta Update. The Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation present Spring 2016 Update on the Restoration Work on the Clark Fork River Delta from 9:45 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall. Kathy Cousins of the Idaho Fish and Game will discuss restoration work on the Clark Fork Delta Project. Free admission, public welcome. Sponsored by the KNPS and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. NativePlantSociety.org.

Here is what's coming up in July!

11 Natural Pest Management Workshop. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm, 2003 Rapid Lightning Rd., hosts a Natural Pest Management Workshop from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Learn to assess pro-active control practices, identification, natural pest formulas, trap/catch-cropping and plant-pest relationships for natural pest control. Learn how to make your own insect traps and natural insect sprays. Workshop fee is $25. Part of an organic gardening workshop series; learn more at GreentreeNaturals.com or call 208-263-8957.

25 Harvesting the Bounty Workshop. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm, 2003 Rapid Lightning Rd., hosts a Harvesting the Bounty Workshop from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Discover techniques for optimum yields for vegetables, herbs, cut flowers and post harvest handling; how to get the most out of your garden harvest. We will also cover post-harvest handling to assure food safety guidelines are met. Workshop fee is $25. Part of an organic gardening workshop series; learn more at GreentreeNaturals.com or call 208-263-8957.

Here is what's coming up in August!

8 Seed Saving Workshop. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm, 2003 Rapid Lightning Rd., hosts a Harvesting the Bounty Workshop from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. By saving seed from your garden, you can produce plants best suited to your specific site and micro-climate; we will discuss plant selection, hand pollination, seed cleaning and seed storage. Workshop fee is $25. Part of an organic gardening workshop series; learn more at GreentreeNaturals.com or call 208-263-8957.

10-17 International Theatre School. American Laboratory Theatre in association with The Eureka Institute presents International Theatre School, held Aug. 10-17 at the Eureka Center in Sagle. International artistic directors will use theater as a tool to lead participants on a journey of self discovery designed to uncover the unique and captivating qualities and creativity in each individual. For more information and to register, visit AmericanLabTheatre.com. Registration deadline is July 31.

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