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Here's what's happening in April!
3-9 Bacurau. Enjoy a virtual screening of the film Bacurau in your living room, available April 3 through April 9. Go to Panida.org for the links to the Art House film distributors' websites. The Panida Theater will receive a portion of the ticket proceeds - $12 ticket purchase link available online (thank you for supporting the Panida!). For more information on the film visit the Sandpoint Movies page.
3-9 Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands. Enjoy a virtual screening of the film Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands in your living room, available April 3 through April 9. Go to Panida.org for the links to the Art House film distributors' websites. The Panida Theater will receive a portion of the ticket proceeds - $12 ticket purchase link available online (thank you for supporting the Panida!). For more information on the film visit the Sandpoint Movies page.
4-5 Schpring Finale. *CANCELED*
4 Lou Domanski 29th Annual Chess Festival. *CANCELED*
4 Laughing Dog Mug Club Renewal and Appreciation Party. *CANCELED*
7 Bonner Mall Seniors Day. *CANCELED*
10 Contra Dance. *CANCELED*
18 Sand Creek Clean Up. *POSTPONED*
25-May 3 K&K Spring Fishing Derby. *CANCELED*
Here is what's coming up in May!
6 Bike to School Day. Lake Pend Oreille School District Safe Routes to School invites local families to join students nationwide for Bike to School Day, starting at 7:15 a.m. Bike to School Day events raise awareness of the need to create safe routes for biking and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, biking safety, traffic congestion, and environmental concerns. Sponsored locally by LPOSD #84 Safe Routes to School. 208-263-2184 ext. 1124
10 CycloFemme de Sandpoint. Join the Greasy Fingers ladies, and the rest of the crew, to celebrate and encourage women of all ages to ride their bikes! This will be a casual group ride out the Dover bike path to the marina and back (around 8 miles round-trip), starting at 2 p.m. So grab your mother, sister, niece, aunt, daughter, BFF, wife, GF, grandmother or whoever and ride! Although this is about women, manbassadors (or men) are also encouraged to come and show support.
14-16 Lost in the '50s. Come celebrate the 35th annual Lost in the '50s celebration - Sandpoint's biggest party of the year! The weekend of fun includes hundreds of classic cars on parade and on show throughout downtown, plus parties, music, and dancing! Get more information at the Lost in the '50s website or the Facebook page.
30 The Gathering - Fine Art and Artisan Craft Show. One day, seven artists, unlimited creativity. A group of local artists - Lynn and Mark Gardner, Vickie Edwards, Joanne Walker, Lori Moore, Lisa Lund, and Ellen Pfalzgraff - join together their fine art and artisan crafts for a one-day art show called The Gathering. Located in the beautiful Selle Valley, The Gathering will feature eclectic art from these talented artists - from their hearts, to their hands, to your home. Everyone is welcome to attend, held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1420 N. Center Valley Rd. in Sandpoint. 208-920-1628
Here's what's happening in June
19 ArtWalk Opening Receptions. POAC sponsors the 43rd annual revolving art exhibit starting with Friday evening opening receptions from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 20-plus downtown galleries; art exhibits remain on display through Sept. ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139
20 CHAFE 150. Sponsored by Sandpoint Rotary, this annual benefit ride takes bicyclists on a 150-mile route through Idaho and Montana, or choose from five more options: 100 miles, 80, 40, 30, and the 8.5-mile family fun ride. CHAFE150.org.
25 Summer Sampler. Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Summer Sampler at Farmin Park. Taste fine cuisine from area restaurants, plus raffle items and live music. SandpointChamber.org. 208-263-2161
27-28 Race the Wolf. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts the ultra-running event, Race the Wolf, joining Skyrunning USA's trail running series this year with three distances: 8k, 25k and 52k. The course boasts steep climbs, fun single track, and some super-fast two-track. Not to mention the epic views! RaceTheWolf.com.