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13 Mother Goose. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts stories and singing for babies and toddlers ages 0-13 and their caregivers at 10 a.m. Plus, stay and play until 10:40 a.m. eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930 ext. 1211 *Held every Tuesday.

13 Preschool Storytime. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts stories and crafts for kids age 2-5 and their caregivers at 11 a.m. Free and open to the public. eBonnerLibrary.org. For more information, contact Suzanne Davis at 208-263-6930 ext. 1211 or [email protected]. *Held every Tuesday.

13 Geezer Forum. Columbia Bank, 414 Church St., hosts the Geezer Forum from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. with Paul Graves. This week's topic is "Service dogs are more than their vests" with featured speaker Lilly Mitsui, a volunteer puppy raiser with Canine Companions for Independence. Presented by Elder Advocates; free and open to the public. 208-610-4971 *Held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.

13 Robotics. Explore STEAM with Lego Mindstorm robotics from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St. eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-266-1321 *Held every Tuesday.

13 Intro to Virtual Reality. Explore the world with Google Earth VR during these drop-in 20-minute sessions between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Swim in the deep sea, go on a virtual tour, play arcade-style games, or walk a plank suspended from an 80-story building - all from the safety of the library! First come, first served. Under 18 must accompany parent consent form; under 14 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. eBonnerLibrary.org. For more information, contact the Tech Desk: 208-263-6930 ext.1251. *Held every Tuesday.

13 Harry Potter Science. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts Harry Potter Science at 3:30 p.m. For 3rd through 5th graders, come and make Harry Potter slime! eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930 ext. 1211.

13 MAGIC the Gathering. Teens meet in Community Room B to play the game MAGIC at 3:30 p.m. eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930 ext. 1245. *Repeats every Tuesday.

13, 20, 27 Estate Planning When Facing Alzheimer's. The ELTC Law Group hosts seminars on 'Estate Planning When Facing Alzheimer's.' If you have questions about estate and long-term care planning and how it can benefit you and your loved ones, join one of these free classes. All questions are welcome. The seminar in Newport, Wash., is held at the UCC Church, 430 S. Third St., at 2 p.m. Nov. 20. Seminars are held in Sandpoint at the Business Events Center at 102 S. Euclid Ave. on Nov. 13 at 4 p.m., and Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. If you see a class that you'd like to attend, RSVP at 509-447-3242 or 208-263-3583. For more information, visit ELTCLawGroup.com

13 Women's Group. The Human Connection, 2023 Sandpoint West Dr., hosts a Women's Group from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Connect with others, learn more about yourself, and grow. Facilitated by therapist Keely Brannigan. Pre-screening required; call 208-820-1191. Learn more on the Facebook page. *Held every Tuesday.

13-Dec. 4 Beginning Drawing Class. Learn basic drawing elements of line, shape, contour, textures, values and perspective in a Beginning Drawing class for ages 10 and older. Class will be held Tuesdays, Nov. 13, 20, 27, and Dec. 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. Bring three or more drawing pencils - a mix of graphite pencils and charcoal with three different grades, a gum eraser, and an 8" x 10" or larger sketch pad. Class fee is $43 ($5 in-city discount). Register by Nov. 9 at 1123 Lake St. 208-263-3613

14 KRFY Morning Show. Morning Show hosts Suzy Prez and Chris Bessler discuss a current affairs topic. Tune in at 8 a.m.; or hear a podcast later in the day on the KRFY Podcast page. * Held every Wednesday.

14 Clark Fork Stories and More. Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St., hosts stories, crafts, prizes and snacks for kids ages 3-8 starting at 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. eBonnerLibrary.org. *Held every Wednesday.

14 Panhandle Forest Collaborative Meeting. Members, technical advisors, members of the public, and media are invited to attend the upcoming meeting of the Panhandle Forest Collaborative from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bonner County Administration Building's first floor conference room, 1500 Highway 2. This is a departure from the recurring meeting date of the third Wednesday of every other month, as that date bumps up against Thanksgiving.

14 Ancestors Alive - Genealogy Search Class. Sandpoint Parks and Recreation has teamed up to offer this great class. Discover your ancestors, plus learn how to add memories, the pictures, document and stories to ancestors you discover on FamilySearch.org. Finding your roots is easy at the Family History Center. Free help, free access to world records. Create your family tree and join the millions you may be linked to. Class is from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. with additional open lab from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Registration deadline is Nov. 4. 208-263-3613

14 Library Building Day. Join the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., after school for building fun at 2:15 p.m. with Legos, blocks, circuits, games, and more! eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930 ext. 1211

14 Intro to Virtual Reality. Explore the world with Google Earth VR during these drop-in 20-minute sessions between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Swim in the deep sea, go on a virtual tour, play arcade-style games, or walk a plank suspended from an 80-story building - all from the safety of the library! First come, first served. Under 18 must accompany parent consent form; under 14 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. For more information, contact the Tech Desk: 208-263-6930 ext.1251. eBonnerLibrary.org*Held every Wednesday.

14 MakeIt Mechanical. Have some fun with electrical circuitry starting at 5 p.m. in the Rotary Teen Lounge at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. This is for 7th through 12th grade teens. eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930 ext. 1245.

14 The Conversation. Ivano's Ristorante hosts The Conversation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This month's featured speaker is Ward Tollbom, who will discuss life as an artist in Sandpoint since 1973 and 'tells is as it is.' Free and open to the public.

14 Lake Pend Oreille Toastmasters Club Meeting. The Lake Pend Oreille Toastmasters Club meets at 6 p.m. in the Forrest Bird Charter High School, 614 S. Madison Ave. The Toastmasters experience is centered on helping those interested in developing public speaking and leadership skills in a mutually supportive and fun environment. Guests welcome. For more information, contact Debbie at 208-283-9008 or [email protected]. *Held every Wednesday.

15-29 Infant Lapsit. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts Infant Lapsit at 10 a.m. This is a rhyme program for pre-walkers and their caregivers. Six-week session through Nov. 29 (no session Nov. 22); pre-registration is required by calling Suzanne Davis at 208-263-6930 ext. 1211 or [email protected]. *Held every Thursday.

15 VolunteerMatch Live! The public is invited to attend a VolunteerMatch Live! a.k.a. Find Your Perfect Match event - which matches organizations in need of volunteers with members of the community - starting at 3 p.m. in Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St.

15 Making Sense of Common Core Math. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a discussion at 5:30 p.m. for parents, tutors, and educators that will improve understanding of common core math and show how to best help students be successful. Presented by Abe Wallin, regional math specialist for North Idaho Regional Math Center; the program is sponsored by the East Bonner County Library District. Free and open to the public. eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930

15 Intro to MIG Welding. Come and learn proper use of a MIG welder during this class, which gives you all of the basics to get started on your first project. Class is held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will be held at MakerPoint Studio, C106-14 1424 N. Boyer Ave. Space is limited; session is $71, with a $2 discount for participants residing inside Sandpoint city limits. Pre-register online by Nov. 11.

15 Intro to Bike Maintenance. Sandpoint Parks and Recreation partners with Sandpoint Sports for an Intro to Bike Maintenance program. This introductory class will cover how to keep parts running and operating like new, plus tips and rules for prepping and storing your bike for winter. Class is held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Sandpoint Sports, Highway 95 in Ponderay. Class fee is $25 ($2 city discount). 208-263-3613

16 High School Mixer. The Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts a High School Mixer at 5 p.m. in the Rotary Teen Lounge. Come enjoy music, gaming, and fun just for 9th through 12th graders from any school or homeschool. eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930 ext. 1245.

17 Family Reading Week: Harry Potter Party. A free Family Reading Week event for elementary school-aged children (ages 6-11) will be held at 2 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. eBonnerLibrary.org.

18 Barrel of Leaves Cake Class. Learn how to create a beautiful fall-themed barrel cake featuring realistic-looking wood slats made of fondant, delicate wafer paper fall leaves, and candy clay pumpkins! Held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Mugsy's Tavern & Grille, 7161 Main St. in Bonners Ferry. Cost is $75 - register online.

19 Teens' Support Group. The Human Connection, 2023 Sandpoint West Dr., hosts a Teens Support Group from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Connect with other teens, learn, share, and have fun! Facilitated by master's level counselor Keely Brannigan. All are welcome, so just drop in! Donations welcome. Learn more on the Facebook page or call 208-265-5412. *Held every Monday.

20 BCRWI Meeting: 'Silent Majority No Longer.' The November general meeting of the Bonner County Republican Women, Inc. is held at 10:15 a.m. in the Ponderay Events Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way. The speaker for this month is Margarete Fallat, and the topic is "Silent Majority No Longer." Fallat is a patriotic American who lived in Nazi Germany under Hitler and witnessed the Holocaust; she will share her views on what it means to be an American. RSVP at BCRWInc.com.

20 Parent Grief Support Group. Bonner General Health Community Hospice hosts a bi-monthly support group for parents who have lost a child. The meeting is held at 5:30 p.m. in the BGH Community Hospice conference room at the hospital, 520 N. Third Ave. This is an ongoing and informal support group meeting that is open to all parents who have experienced the loss of a child at any age. There is no cost; contact Lissa at 208-265-1185 for an application or more information. *Held on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

21 MakeIt Tech. Have some fun with robotics starting at 5 p.m. in the Rotary Teen Lounge at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. This is for 7th through 12th grade teens. eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930 ext. 1245.

24 KNPS Presentation: The Rhythm of the Soil. Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society and City of Sandpoint Parks and Recreation Department present Dirty Dancing: The Rhythm of the Soil with Dr. Preston Andrews, emeritus professor of Horticulture from Washington State University, from 9:45 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the Sandpoint Community Center, 204 S. First Ave. Andrews researched the role of soil quality on plant productivity, and now resides in Sandpoint. Join this slide presentation of microbiome interactions and other plant-soil relationships, including a discussion of our local soils. Free and open to the public. NativePlantSociety.org.

26 Monday Movies. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts Monday Movies at 3:20 p.m. in the glass children's area. 208-263-6930 ext. 1211.

26 Mended Hearts Support Group. Bonner General Health's Cardiac Rehab team is partnering with Mended Hearts, a national and community-based nonprofit organization, to host a monthly support group for heart patients, their families, and caregivers. Together they will offer education, and emotional and practical support. Meetings are held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the classrooms at Bonner General Health, 520 N. Third Avenue. Call 208-265-7480 for more information. *Held on the fourth Monday of every month.

26 Pajama Storytime. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts Pajama Storytime at 6:15 p.m. Bring the entire family, including stuffies and blankies, for sweet dreams storytime. PJs welcome. eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930 ext. 1211

27 Geezer Forum. Columbia Bank, 414 Church St., hosts the Geezer Forum from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. with Paul Graves. Presented by Elder Advocates; free and open to the public. 208-610-4971 *Held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.

27 3D Printing Workshop. Design your own 3D printed object and learn some fascinating ways 3D printers are being used during this free workshop at 5 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Space is limited and pre-registration is required for this beginner-level class by calling 208-263-6930. eBonnerLibrary.org.

28 Library Building Day. Join the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., after school for building fun at 2:15 p.m. with Legos, blocks, circuits, games, and more! eBonnerLibrary.org. 208-263-6930 ext. 1211

28, Dec. 5 Christmas Origami Workshop. Learn the fun and inexpensive art of Origami - Japanese paper folding, during a class from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. A variety of traditional and contemporary techniques for Christmas figures such as poinsettias, balls, cranes, Santa, angels, and more will be explored. Bring your own thin paper; white (for practicing), colored paper, or wrapping paper pre-cut into 4-, 6-, and 8-inch squares. Class is on Tuesdays, Nov. 28 and Dec. 5. Class fee is $23/person ($3 city discount). Open to ages 8 to adult. Register online or visit Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, 1123 Lake St. 208-263-3613

Here is what's coming up in December!

1 Bella Note Musical Program. Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts the Bella Note Musical Program at 10:30 a.m. Part of a monthly series running through December, this program features a different musical theme and is geared for families with young children. eBonnerLibrary.org. For more information, call 208-263-6930 *Held on the first Saturday of the month.

1 Sandpoint Friends of the Library Book Sale. Sandpoint Library hosts the FOL Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free and open to the public, so come browse around! eBonnerLibrary.org*Held on the first Saturday of every month.

5 3D Printing Workshop. The Clark Fork Library, 601 Main St., hosts a 3D Printing Workshop from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Design your own 3D printed object, and also learn some fascinating ways 3D printers are being used. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by calling 208-266-1321. *Held on the first Wednesday of every month.

5 Intro to Epilog Laser. Work side by side with the instructor at MakerPoint to learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and make the laser hum while cutting and engraving holiday projects. Class fee is $71. Register at 1123 Lake St. 208-263-3613

6 VolunteerMatch.org Promo Event. VolunteerMatch.org and Volunteer Idaho Panhandle (VIP) have teamed up to better serve our community, volunteers and organizations! Come celebrate this partnership and allow the team to share success stories at 6 p.m. in the lobby at 231 N. Third Ave. This is a super community connection opportunity! Also the virtual tool VolunteerMatch.org offers a 15 percent discount on the membership piece, or basic membership can also connect your organization with a grander population of potential volunteers.

8 Stories and More. Presented by Sandpoint Waldorf School's Early Childhood Program, Stories and More is held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Waldorf School, 2007 Sandpoint West Dr. Under the guidance of a Waldorf-trained and experienced Early Childhood teacher, this free event includes a puppet story, seasonal activities, play and a light snack. Open to 1-, 2- and 3-year-olds and one parent or caregiver. RSVP: 208-265-2683. *Held on the second Saturday of every month.

10 Parkinson's Support Group. Individuals affected by Parkinson's, family, caregivers, and friends are encouraged to attend the Parkinson's Support Group, held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the BGH Health Services Building, 423 N. Third Ave., Ste. 101. For more information, contact Elizabeth Neuder at 208-265-3325. *Held on the second Monday of each month.

Here is what's coming up in January 2019!

19 READY! For Kindergarten Parent Workshops. Registration is open for the Fall 2018 READY! For Kindergarten Workshop held Oct. 13. These free early childhood literacy workshops for parents of children birth to age 5 are held three times a year in Sandpoint. Parents learn how to "play with a purpose" and the importance of reading to your child in order to develop the important skills they will need for success in school. National program paid for locally by Panhandle Alliance for Education.  Free workshop, toys, activities, books and childcare! Register in advance at ReadySandpoint.org or 208-263-7040.

Here is what's coming up in March 2019!

9 READY! For Kindergarten Parent Workshops. Registration is open for the Fall 2018 READY! For Kindergarten Workshop held Oct. 13. These free early childhood literacy workshops for parents of children birth to age 5 are held three times a year in Sandpoint. Parents learn how to "play with a purpose" and the importance of reading to your child in order to develop the important skills they will need for success in school. National program paid for locally by Panhandle Alliance for Education.  Free workshop, toys, activities, books and childcare! Register in advance at ReadySandpoint.org or 208-263-7040.

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