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Here is what's happening in September!

2 Inventors Association of Idaho. Bird Aviation Museum, 325 Bird Ranch Rd. in Sagle, hosts an Inventors Association of Idaho meeting at 2 p.m. featuring guest speakers Scott and Julie Brusaw of Solar Roadways. Open to the public. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to inventorsassociationofidaho@gmail.com. Social time immediately follows the meeting. 208-255-6281

2 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.

4 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.

4-5 Health Screening Van. A Health Screening Van will visit the area, providing free screenings for the public in the VFW Hall parking lot, 1325 Pine St., from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5. There is no cost; screenings available for blood pressure, glaucoma, diabetes, sight and hearing. Sponsored by the Sandpoint Lions Club. No one under 18 years of age unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. 208-255-1224

Through Sept. 7 Sandpoint Youth Orchestra Registration. Registration is now open for the Sandpoint Youth Orchestra for the 2014-15 year. This is a free orchestra sponsored by the Festival at Sandpoint, and is open to all area youth who wish to participate in a string orchestra. The group is also looking for percussion and bass players, or those who want to learn. No cost to join. 208-263-1151

Through Sept. 8 Sandpoint New Horizons Adult Orchestra Registration. Registration is now open for the Sandpoint New Horizons Adult Orchestra. This is an intermediate-level string orchestra, and the group welcomes any interested adults to join in making beautiful music -- violin, viola, cello and bass players are needed! Cost is $25 per month; the orchestra meets each week on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 208-263-1151

8 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! Details: Bonner County Interagency Facebook Page.

8 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)

8, 15 Heart Intelligence Class. Join certified Heart Intelligence Coach Janet Dhaenens for a class about listening to the information your body, emotions, mind and intuition gives you and moving toward what brings you joy. The Heart Intelligence class will be held at 110 S. Third Ave. from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fee is $27 ($2 discount for Sandpoint residents). Pre-register at Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, 1123 Lake St., by Sept. 2. For more information, visit EmergingBalance.com, or call Parks and Recreation at 208-263-3613.

9 Geezer Forum. Tango Cafe inside Panhandle State Bank, 414 Church St., hosts the Geezer Forum at 2:30 p.m. The featured speaker is Audrey Buck, head dietician at Bonner General Health. Buck will address obesity, diabetes, and Medicare. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Elder Advocates, Inc. 208-610-4971

13 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.

13 Gina Salá Open Heart Open Voice Workshop. The Gardenia Center, 400 Church St., hosts the Gina Salá Open Heart Open Voice Workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend this transformative workshop. Our voices are healing instruments of connection and joy, an authentic expression of the heart. Discover pleasure and freedom through your voice with sound yoga including mantra, nada yoga, vocal practices from east and west, raga intro and kirtan. Cost is $35 pre-purchase; $40 on the day of the event. Sponsored by Shakti Soul. GinaSala.com. 406-293-1304

13 Gina Salá and Daniel Paul Kirtan. The Gardenia Center, 400 Church St., hosts Gina Salá and Daniel Paul Kirtan at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a heart-opening evening of kirtan chanting; come as you are, participate as you like, all welcome! Cost is $15 pre-purchase; $20 day of event. Sponsored by Shakti Soul. Learn more at GinaSala.com, or TablaDaniel.com. 406-293-1304

15 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

16 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.

18 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.

22 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)

23 Geezer Forum. Tango Cafe inside Panhandle State Bank, 414 Church St., hosts the Geezer Forum at 2:30 p.m. The featured speaker is psychologist Eric Ridgeway, who will explore the dynamics that lead to isolation in older adults. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Elder Advocates, Inc. 208-610-4971

23 Journey to Asia Presentation: Sri Lanka. Travel into Sri Lanka through the eyes of international photographer Tina Friedman, who returned from a 5-month photo journey through Asia. Slide show will be held from 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the Bonner County Library, 1407 Cedar St. Free and open to the public.

27 READY! for Kindergarten Workshop. READY! for Kindergarten early childhood literacy workshop for parents will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (with a 9:30 a.m. orientation for parents new to READY!) at Farmin-Stidwell Elementary. Parents will receive a free curriculum, educational toys for their children, plus games and activities. Free childcare for ages 13 months to 11 years (infants may stay with the parent during the workshop). Workshop is for parents, grandparents and other caregivers of infants, toddlers and preschool children (birth to age five). Fall's focus is on Learning and Literacy: Development of Early Reading Skills. Pre-registration required at ReadySandpoint.org or call 208-263-7040. Funded by Panhandle Alliance for Education.

27 KNPS Presentation: An Introduction to Aquatic Plants. The Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society presentation, An Introduction to Aquatic Plants, will be held from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Sandpoint Community Hall. Aquatic Program Manager Thomas Woolf of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, will discuss aquatic plants, their role in the ecosystem and identification of both native and invasive species. Specimens will be available for hands-on identification. Free admission; public welcome. Sponsored by the Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. NativePlantSociety.org. 208-627-3292

27 100,000 Poets for Change. Lost Horse Press and the Bonner County Human Rights Task Force team up to present 100,000 Poets for Change, a poetry and music open mic for local artists to express their ideas for positive change in our community and in the world. Poets, artists and musicians around the world are planning individual events to take place simultaneously on Sept. 27 in conjunction with 100,000 Poets for Change in a demonstration/celebration of poetry, art and music to promote social, environmental and political change. Join Sandpoint poets and musicians as they connect with artists all over the world! To be considered for a spot as a featured reader or musician, contact Lost Horse Press at 208-255-4410 or e-mail losthorsepress@mindspring.com. Sign-ups for open mic are available on the day of the event. Space is limited; please register early.

Here is what's coming up in October!

14 Geezer Forum. Tango Cafe inside Panhandle State Bank, 414 Church St., hosts the Geezer Forum at 2:30 p.m. The group will have their fall discussion on Medicare insurance programs, just before the Oct. 15 enrollment period begins. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Elder Advocates, Inc. 208-610-4971

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