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Here is what's happening in July

21-24 Kids Alive Day Camp. Sandpoint First Lutheran, United Methodist and First Presbyterian churches host the 3rd annual Kids Alive Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, July 21-24, at the First Lutheran Church, 526 S. Olive St. Open to children in grades K-6; enjoy lots of games, crafts and songs, plus lunch. Suggested donation is $25. Sign up by calling 208-265-5919.

21-25 Film Production Boot Camp. Sandpoint Onstage sponsors a Film Production Boot Camp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21-25 in the Cedar Street Bridge. In this action-packed camp, the group will write, cast, film and edit a short film in one week. Learn all the aspects of creating a blockbuster -- from auditioning for the camera to story-boarding to building a sound design. This camp will culminate with a very special red carpet premiere for family and friends to enjoy. Instructors Jillian Kramer and Troy Gunter have been running this popular camp in Coeur d'Alene and McCall and shared it with the youth of Sandpoint. Cost is $150; RSVP required by e-mailing filmbootcamp@gmail.com.

26 Workshop, Reading and Book Signing. Lost Horse Press and the Sandpoint Library announce a Workshop, Reading, and Book Signing featuring Claire Davis and Shann Ray. The workshop will take place in Sandpoint Library's Rude Girls Room between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., and the theme is Writing from Mystery: The Inner Life of Characters in Poetry/Fiction. The reading and book signing will take place at 4:30 p.m., and admission is free. Writers must register for the workshop prior to July 10 by contacting Lost Horse Press at 208-255-4410 or e-mail losthorsepress@mindspring.com. The public is invited to attend the reading and book signing, even if they do not attend the workshop.

28-Aug. 1 Robotics Summer Camp. Using LEGO Mindstorms parts, campers will join Dinah Gaddie to design, build and program a robot to complete a series of training missions before tackling the challenge of terraforming the planet Pantheon during a Robotics Summer Camp, held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28 through Aug. 1 at Washington Elementary. Activities are designed to help campers understand how to analyze a task, break it into simple tasks and then create a program to carry out the tasks. Open to campers in grades 4-6; fee is $52 ($1 city resident discount). Pre-register by July 24 at Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, 1123 Lake St. 208-263-3613

28 Organic Gardening Workshop: Seed Saving. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm hosts an Organic Gardening Workshop on Seed Saving from 10 a.m. to 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. Cost is $25; please be prepared for inclement weather. GreentreeNaturals.com. 208-263-8957

28-Aug. 1 Youth Orchestra Camp. Music Conservatory of Sandpoint holds a Youth Orchestra Camp, daily from July 28 through Aug. 1, at the Sandpoint Middle School. A guest conductor from Mexico will lead the Youth Orchestra from 9 a.m. to noon, and the Advanced Ensemble from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost is $25, which includes instruction, a T-shirt and music folder. Following the camp, a concert will be held in the Panida Theater on Aug. 1. To sign up for the camp, please call 208-265-4444 or e-mail mcs@sandpointconservatory.org.

29 Overeaters Anonymous Meeting. Cocolalla Cowboy Church, 4281 Cocolalla Loop Rd., hosts a weekly Overeaters Anonymous Meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Linda G. at 612-599-1096 or e-mail randallinda1@juno.com.

30 Preschool and Kindergarten Open House. Sandpoint Waldorf School, 2007 Sandpoint West Dr., hosts a Preschool and Kindergarten Open House from 10 a.m. to noon. Drop by Sandpoint Waldorf School's Preschool and Kindergarten Open House to meet Miss Jeanette, our Kindergarten teacher, and learn about Waldorf's Early Childhood programs. Parents, if you're interested in seeing what Waldorf offers for your 3-, 4-, or 5-year-old child, this is a great opportunity to see the beautiful classrooms, meet our experienced teachers and ask questions. Interested parents, children, relatives and neighbors are all welcome to drop by! SandpointWaldorf.org. 208-265-2683

Here is what's coming up in August

5 Conversations with Carrie Logan. Tango Cafe, inside the Panhandle State Bank building at 414 Church St., hosts Conversations with Sandpoint Mayor Carrie Logan from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the first Tuesday of every month. Free and open to the public; bring your questions and comments!

5 Overeaters Anonymous Meeting. Cocolalla Cowboy Church, 4281 Cocolalla Loop Rd., hosts a weekly Overeaters Anonymous Meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Linda G. at 612-599-1096 or e-mail randallinda1@juno.com.

5 Parent Grief Group. Bonner Community Hospice hosts a Parent Grief Group, which meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. A free community service of Bonner Community Hospice, the support group is for parents who have experienced the death of a child. Call 208-265-1185 for additional information.

5 Pend Oreille Pedalers Meeting. The Pend Oreille Pedalers holds a monthly member meeting at 7 p.m. in the Laughing Dog Brewing, 1109 Fontaine Dr. Meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of each month, April through September. For those interested in joining the Pend Oreille Pedalers, e-mail info@pendoreillepedalers.com.

7 Alzheimer's Support Group. Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 Main St., hosts an Alzheimer's Support Group at 1 p.m. Held on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Free respite care available during group session with advance reservations; contact Jan Griffitts for more information at 208-290-1973.

8 Forest Insect and Disease Field Day. Receive first-hand knowledge about a wide range of organisms that impair the growth of trees and forests in north Idaho, including: Douglas-fir beetle and other bark beetles; Armillaria and other root diseases; white pine blister rust; Indian paint fungus, Pini rot and other stem decays; and dwarf mistletoes. Experts will help participants identify insect and disease symptoms and discuss practical methods of dealing with them. Co-sponsored by the University of Idaho Extension and the Idaho Department of Lands; program meets at 8 a.m. in the Bonner County Fairgrounds parking lot. Pre-register at the U of I Extension Office by Aug. 1; or register online. $10 fee covers resource materials and refreshments. 208-263-8511

9 Women's Outdoor Clinic. Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, 287 Westside Rd. in Bonners Ferry, hosts the annual Women's Outdoor Clinic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Kootenai Valley Sportsmen, the clinic is open to women interested in learning more about the outdoors, hunting, archery, and firearms. No prior experience is necessary. Cost is $10 and includes food and beverages. To register, contact Idaho F&G's regional office at 208-769-1414 or conservation officer Julie Bryant at 208-819-1309, e-mail julie.bryant@idfg.idaho.gov or visit the event's Facebook page.

9 Dementia Support Group. The Bridge Assisted Living, 1123 N. Division St., hosts a monthly Dementia Support Group at 2 p.m. The group will focus on sharing stories of dementia caregivers. Please join us! Group meets the second Saturday of each month.

11-15 Watershed Discovery Camp. Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeepers invites campers to attend their new summer day camp, Aug. 11-15. The Watershed Discovery Camp is designed for incoming 5th and 6th graders who are excited to learn about the ecology of the watershed and science. A collaborative partnership with the Eureka Institute, the goal is to engage campers in a variety of educational and fun water stewardship activities. Enjoy hands-on activities, plus fun in the sun! Cost is $175 for the week; for more information, contact Shannon Williamson at 208-597-7188.

11 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. This month's topic is an informational presentation and Q&A session on the Bonner Partners in Care Clinic. Bring your lunch and learn about minimal cost health care services in Sandpoint for the uninsured. This is great information for social service providers and the public. Everyone welcome! Find more details on the Bonner County Interagency Facebook Page.

11 Sandpoint Lions Club Meeting. Join the Sandpoint Lions Club for their meeting night, held at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of every month at the Lions Den, 607 S. Ella. The Sandpoint Lions Club holds meetings to discuss club business and plan fundraisers for programs to support the community. The club is actively seeking new members to help out. Please contact us through e-mail, sandpointlions@gmail.com, or on our website if interested. 208-263-4118 (leave a message)

13 Preschool and Kindergarten Open House. Sandpoint Waldorf School, 2007 Sandpoint West Dr., hosts a Preschool and Open House from 10 a.m. to noon. Drop by Sandpoint Waldorf School's Preschool and Kindergarten Open House to meet Miss Jeanette and Miss Beth, our teachers, and learn about Waldorf's Early Childhood programs. Parents, if you're interested in seeing what Waldorf offers for your 3-, 4-, or 5-year old child, this is a great opportunity to see the beautiful classrooms, meet our experienced teachers and ask questions. Interested parents, children, relatives and neighbors are all welcome to drop by! SandpointWaldorf.org. 208-265-2683

18 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 and Greater Sandpoint Chamber Communications Manager Mack Deibel. 208-263-2161

19 Parent Grief Group. Bonner Community Hospice hosts a Parent Grief Group, which meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. A free community service of Bonner Community Hospice, the support group is for parents who have experienced the death of a child. Call 208-265-1185 for additional information.

21 Alzheimer's Support Group. Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 Main St., hosts an Alzheimer's Support Group at 1 p.m. Held on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Free respite care available during group session with advance reservations; contact Jan Griffitts for more information at 208-290-1973.

Through Aug. 22 Summer Feeding Program at City Beach. Lake Pend Oreille School District #84 in cooperation with the State Department of Education sponsor the Summer Feeding Program at Sandpoint City Beach. Sack lunches (including milk) that have been nutritionally analyzed to meet the Dietary Federal Guidelines for Americans will be provided to children ages 1 to 18 at no charge. Lunches available Mondays through Fridays, through Aug. 22. Children are to meet near the City Beach playground equipment from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. District staff will hand out meals and monitor the area, requiring that meals are eaten in the designated area within the 1 hour allotted time. 208-265-1569

23 Journey to Asia Presentation: Vietnam. Travel into Cambodia, Vietnam and Sri Lanka through the eyes of international photographer Tina Friedman, who returned from a 5-month photo journey through Asia. Slide shows will be held at the Bonner County Library, 1407 Cedar St. on the following dates: Vietnam, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23; Sri Lanka, 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Sept. 18. Free and open to the public.

28 Preschool and Kindergarten Open House. Sandpoint Waldorf School, 2007 Sandpoint West Dr., hosts a Preschool and Open House from 10 a.m. to noon. Drop by Sandpoint Waldorf School's Preschool and Kindergarten Open House to meet Miss Jeanette and Miss Beth, our teachers, and learn about Waldorf's Early Childhood programs. Parents, if you're interested in seeing what Waldorf offers for your 3-, 4-, or 5-year old child, this is a great opportunity to see the beautiful classrooms, meet our experienced teachers and ask questions. Interested parents, children, relatives and neighbors are all welcome to drop by! SandpointWaldorf.org. 208-265-2683

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