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HERE'S WHAT'S GOING ON IN MAY!

15 Online Registration Youth Summer Camp 'Peter Pan'. LPO Repertory Theater brings to Sandpoint a completely immersive theatrical experience for young actors aged 8-18! Hosted by the Panida Theater, 300 N. 1st Ave.,  All students will be cast in the show, and spend time in camp creating props, costumes, and set pieces. Camp runs from July 11th - August 6th, Mon-Fri from 1-4 p.m. with performances on August 5th at 5 p.m. and August 6th and 12 p.m. Cost is $250 per student.Register here.

17 Open Studio. Make art, gain confidence, make friends, and have fun. Bring your own project, or join in with what the class is focused on from drawing, color explorations, still life, and more. Get tips and guidance from instructors who will be available to advise and answer questions. Held every Tuesday at the Hope Memorial Community Center, Wellington & Centennial. $5 per session. email [email protected] for more information.

18 Broom Making with Kirsten Longmeier. Students will be making a turkey tail-style broom, which is a whisk broom that is functional for small areas or the hearth. This class takes place at Pine Street Woods at the Nordic Ski Center and is for adults and teens only. All skill levels welcome. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $45 Register here.

18 Jewelry, Basic Beading and Wire Wrap Techniques with Mary Gayle Young. In this class students will learn a fundamental wire wrap technique to make a pair of dangle earrings, a pendant and a zipper pull.  They will explore design, color, and balance with a wide assortment of beads and semi-precious gemstones. Class will be held from 6-9 p.m. Class cost is $30, and for an additional $15 all supplies will be provided. Class will be held at the Joyce Dillon Studio, 110 Main St. Register and get more information at ArtinSandpoint.org

20-21 Lost in the 50's Open House. Open house at the Panida, 300 N. 1st Ave., from 2-7 p.m. May 20, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 21. Stop in for a tour, restroom, cold brew, or just to check out classic Charlie Chaplin shorts; Behind the Screen, Vagabond, Fireman and more.

20-21 New Song Bible Church Annual Yard Sale.  Head on out to New Song Bible Church, 470250 Hwy. 95, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to find your own treasure. There is a lot of furniture, household items, and yard items.

21: 11th Annual Spring Fling Fundraiser. Head on out to the Hope Elementary School, 255 Hope School Rd., from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to join in on this fundraising event. The funds will ultimately help to build a book trust that gives students a free book every month. This years event will feature a car wash, bike rodeo, and a yard sale that will have plants and baked goods, as well as a barbecue lunch event.

21 Birds & Burritos. Learn to identify the birds of Pine Street Woods with local birding expert Rich Del Carlo. Event begins at 6 a.m. and runs to 9 a.m. Breakfast is included with registration. Meet at the Pine Street Woods parking lot. Cost is $40, and space is limited.

21 Bike Rodeo. North Summit Church, 201 N. Division, hosts this event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring the family for this free event, sponsored by LPOSD Safe Routes to School, Pend Oreille Pedalers, and East Bonner County Library. Youth are encouraged to bring their bike or scooter and helmet (there will be free helmets for kids that do not have one - while supplies last). The event will feature a bike safety check with minor repairs and a chance to learn about bike safety and practice skills. For more information, contact [email protected]

21 Fertilizing Organically Workshop. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm, 2003 Rapid Lightning Rd., hosts this workshop from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fertile soil is the first step in increasing yields and healthy plants. When it comes to adding nutrients to your garden soil, there are many organic options. Cultural practices such as cover cropping and composting will ensure balanced nutrition of your soil in the long run, and organic amendments will help your garden thrive. Learn about foliar feeding, which plants are heavy-feeders, and which ones are not, and how to take a soil sample. Class size is limited, and cost is $35. To register, or for more information, contact [email protected] or visit GreenTreeNaturals.com

21 'Floristic Quality Assessment of Terrestrial Landscapes' Presentation.  Presented by Dr. Gerould Wilhelm, director of research at the Conservation Research Institute, this program will be presented via Zoom to both an in-person audience at East Bonner County Library's Sandpoint branch, 1407 Cedar St., and on Zoom. Coffee and treats will be available starting at 9:30 a.m. for in-person attendees. Registration is required to attend by Zoom. To register, click here.

21 Foundations in Herbal Medicine: Herbal Skin Care. These workshops are a comprehensive examination of the plant world and our relationship with it. This class takes place at Pine Street Woods at the Nordic Ski Center and is for adults and teens only. All skill levels welcome. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. $75/per class. Register here.

21 Sandpoint Waldorf School Annual Spring Auction.  Held at the Sandpoint Events Center, 102 Euclid Ave. Support the Sandpoint Waldorf School by grabbing a costume in the theme of 'Prom Through the Decades" and join in at 6 p.m. for dinner, games, live auction, dj, dancing, and more. Tickets and sponsorships are available online at SandpointWaldorf.org

22 Pancakes for Ukraine Refugees. The Knights of Columbus are hosting a pancake breakfast at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 601 S. Lincoln from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  to support Ukraine refugees. 100% of the proceeds will be sent to the refugees fleeing the Russia-Ukraine war. Cost: $5 suggested donation.

22 Conservation Lunch & Learn. Take a guided tour of one of KLT's stunning conservation properties. Chat with KLT Conservation Director Regan Plumb about private land conservation and join birder Rich Del Carlo for a bird walk. Lunch included. Admission is $80 and starts at 10 a.m. For more information contact [email protected]

22 Ponderay Bike Rodeo. Bring the family to a free bike rodeo at McNearney Park, 55 McNearney Rd., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Youth are encouraged to bring their bike or scooter and helmet (they will have free helmets for kids that do not have one, while supplies last). The event will feature a bike safety check with minor repairs and a chance to learn about bike safety and practice skills. Feel free to join in on the free BBQ as well. For more information contact [email protected] or 208-265-5468

24 Open Studio. Make art, gain confidence, make friends, and have fun. Bring your own project, or join in with what the class is focused on from drawing, color explorations, still life, and more. Get tips and guidance from instructors who will be available to advise and answer questions. Held every Tuesday at the Hope Memorial Community Center, Wellington & Centennial. $5 per session. email [email protected] for more information.

25 - June 15: Figure drawing with Karen Trueblood. Drawing from a figure is one of the best ways to learn and improve drawing. This 4-week course (May 25, June 1, 8 & 15) begins with gestural drawing, capturing volume and form and overall proportions. Throughout the next classes students will move on to body proportion, basic anatomy, and tools to improve their drawing. Class will be held from 5-8 p.m. at the Joyce Dillon Studio, 110 Main St., and the cost is $120. Register and get more information at ArtinSandpoint.org

26 Knots & Hitches with Shaun Deller. This class will teach you a handful of simple and useful knots and hitches that can be applied when adventuring in the wilds or for everyday tasks around the homestead. This class takes place at Pine Street Woods at the Nordic Ski Center and is for adults and teens only. All skill levels welcome. 5:30-7:30 p.m.  $30 Register here.

26 Dover Idaho Roads and Landmarks project preview.  The Dover Historical Committee invites the public to learn about the history of the families the streets are named after. Event will take place at the Dover City Hall, 699 Lakeshore Ave., from 6-8 p.m.

27-29 Exit Pursued by a Bear (Live). The Panida Little Theater hosts this live performance. This smart, dark revenge comedy comes to stage. Night one and two performances are at 7 p.m. with a Sunday Matinee at 4 p.m. For more information click here.

27-29 Yurt Building with Joshua Sage. This is a hands-on workshop that will teach you to build all aspects of a yurt. It is designed to teach you the most basic and inexpensive way to build and or give you the understanding and design principles needed. You will be building at 17' yurt in this class, which runs from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This class takes place at Pine Street Woods at the Nordic Ski Center and is for adults and teens only. All skill levels welcome.  $300 Register here.

28 Spring for the Garden. Head out to this garden party fundraiser for the Healing Garden at Bonner General Health, 520 N. 3rd Ave., featuring live music, kid's activities, plant sail, and art auction. Healing Garden is located across the parking lot from patient registration. Event will be taking place from noon to 3 p.m.

28 Allegro Dance Studio Spring Recital. During this event the dancers will showcase the skills they have learnt through the year. Shows are at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets will go on sale May 7. Show will take place at the Panida Theater, 300 N. 1st Ave.

28 Cast Iron Dutch Oven Cooking Class. Mountain Traders, 490870 Hwy 95, hosts this class from 12-4 p.m. Come enjoy four hours of food, friends, and fun. Class is limited to 20 people. Everything is provided, and dinner is included. Participants will receive a canvas apron and a cook book as well. Ticket cost is $95 For more information check the Mountain Traders Facebook page, or contact [email protected]

28 Idaho Old-Time Fiddlers Association (IOTFA) group launch. Fiddlers and would-be fiddlers are invited to this group launch, with other acoustic instrument players encouraged to join as well. Monthly meetings will be held starting with this first meeting from 3-5 p.m. at the East Bonner County Library, 1407 Cedar St. Focusing on hosting monthly jam sessions and offering the services of its members through free, volunteer concerts for public schools and home-school organization, assisting-living facilities, nursing homes, and other interested parties. For more information contact 208-263-7234.

28 Foundations in Herbal Medicine: Herbal First Aid. These workshops are a comprehensive examination of the plant world and our relationship with it. This class takes place at Pine Street Woods at the Nordic Ski Center and is for adults and teens only. All skill levels welcome. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  $75/per class. Register here.

28 USA Dance 'Dance into Summer Dance'. Come and join in at the Ponderay Event Center, 301 Bonner Mall Way, at 6:45 p.m. Starting off with a Waltz lesson, and followed by general dancing, refreshments, door prizes, and fun until 10 p.m. All levels of dancers are welcome. Cost is $9 for Adults, $5 for Teens 13-18. For more info call Pam at 208-699-0421

30 - June 20: Relief Printmaking: Linocut with Lindsey Falciani. In this 4 week class (May 30; June 6, 13, 20), students will go over Relief Printmaking and learn how to carve into linoleum. Linoleum is a perfect introduction to printmaking because it allows the students to gain an understanding of the printmaking process and it opens opportunities for the students to learn about other forms of printmaking. Class will be held from 6-9 p.m. at the Joyce Dillon Studio, 110 Main St. The class is $120 plus a supply fee of $60. Register and get more information at ArtinSandpoint.org

31 Open Studio. Make art, gain confidence, make friends, and have fun. Bring your own project, or join in with what the class is focused on from drawing, color explorations, still life, and more. Get tips and guidance from instructors who will be available to advise and answer questions. Held every Tuesday at the Hope Memorial Community Center, Wellington & Centennial. $5 per session. email [email protected] for more information.

Here's what's coming in June!

3 Grand Opening of Little Carnegie Concert Hall.  Little Carnegie adorns the ground floor at 110 Main Street. Enjoy this gala event “Evening in Madrid.” The event starts at 6 p.m. with a ribbon cutting. Concert doors open at 7 p.m. to reveal the new concert hall to ticket-holding concertgoers. The evening’s feature presentation begins at 8 p.m. Concert tickets are $55 and can be purchased here. For those willing to enjoy the concert from outdoors in their own chair, the historical firehouse doors will open to 2nd Ave., with lawn-style street seating available free of charge for as many as can be accommodated. Silk shimmers, street performers, and caricature artists will be on hand. Jalapenos will offer Spanish-themed street-side food vending before and during the event. sandpointconservatory.org

4 Free First Saturday at the Museum. Bonner County Historical Society and Museum, 611 S. Ella, will be holding Free First Saturday, with free admission to the museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  BonnerCountyHistory.org

4 Grand Opening of Little Carnegie Concert Hall: Free Saturday Market Concert. Join in at 110 Main St., at 11 a.m.  for this free concert hosted by MCS, followed  by an artist exhibit at 3:00 p.m. hosted by Pend Oreille Arts Council. The market concert presents standouts from the conservatory’s Spring Semester
classes and performances, followed by the Little Carnegie debut of the MCS Rock Ensemble. sandpointconservatory.org

4 Cabin Exhibit Grand Opening and Free First Saturday. The new Cabin exhibit, located in the arboretum will be opening at 11 a.m. Come join the Bonner County Historical Society and Museum for this event at 611 S. Ella Ave,. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during Free First Saturday. For more information, see BonnerCountyHistory.org

4 Annual Native Plant Sale.  North Idaho Native Plant Arboretum, Lakeview Park, 611 S. Ella Ave., hosts this event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Browse and buy locally grown native perennials, shrubs and trees from Cedar Mountain Perennials. Knowledgeable native plant pros can answer your gardening questions and make recommendations. NativePlantSociety.org

4 Grand Opening of Little Carnegie Hall: 2022 Honors Showcase. MCS, 110 Main St., presents top MCS students at the top of their game. Singers, flutists, pianists, and violinists will take the stage, their music resounding through the new performance space. The concert begins at 7 p.m., with a dessert
reception immediately following. All tickets are $10 and available online or at the door. sandpointconservatory.org

5 Suzuki Celebration! The Panida, 300 N 1st Ave., hosts this event at 2 p.m. where you can come enjoy a concert for the whole family featuring solo and group performances on Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano with local students. For more information email [email protected]

5 Grand Opening of Little Carnegie Hall: Public Discourse on Historic Figures and Happenings. Event is held at MCS, 110 Main St., starting at 1 p.m. Heather Upton, curator of Bonner County Historical Museum, offers this presentation, commemorating the former home of Sandpoint City Hall and Fire Station. This talk is sponsored by the Idaho Humanities Council. sandpointconservatory.org

5 Grand Opening of Little Carnegie Hall: Music Matters Firehouse Concert. Held at MCS, 110 Main St,. is this free concert. This is likely to fill to standing room only. Weather permitting, the firehouse doors will open to take the music into the streets. This event will begin at 2 p.m. sandpointconservatory.org

5 Grand Opening of Little Carnegie Hall: Spring Serenade Fundraiser. Showcasing the incredible talents of conservatory faculty in an intimate classical music setting. Following the performance, ticket-holders are invited to linger in the hall and enjoy a reception with savory edibles. The firehouse doors will be closed for this 7 p.m. event, so seating is limited. Buy tickets here. Adult tickets are $25 and youth are $5. sandpointconservatory.org

7-9 Wildlife & Landscape Acrylic Painting  with Dan Carpenter. In this class, Dan will teach acrylic painting at all levels. Painting topics covered during the course will include: composition, perspective, depth, value, tone, color mixing, brush work, and tool use. Class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Joyce Dillon Studio, 110 Main St. The cost is $90 for all three classes. Register and get more information at ArtinSandpoint.org

7 Open Studio. Make art, gain confidence, make friends, and have fun. Bring your own project, or join in with what the class is focused on from drawing, color explorations, still life, and more. Get tips and guidance from instructors who will be available to advise and answer questions. Held every Tuesday at the Hope Memorial Community Center, Wellington & Centennial. $5 per session. email [email protected] for more information.

9 Forestry Shortcourse Registration Deadline. Many Idaho forest landowners desire a better understanding of how forests grow and how they can better manage their forest property to meet their goals. This summer, a 6-session program will help with just that. Course will be held on Wednesday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. June 15, 22, 29 & July 6, 13, 20 at the University of Idaho Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center, 10881 N. Boyer Rd. A $38 registration fee includes a large binder of forest stewardship resource materials, including a wooden USB flash drive with over 120 extension publications. To ensure an effective learning environment, the program is limited to 25 people. Those wishing to participate should pre-register by Wednesday, June 9 at the University of Idaho Extension office in Bonner County at 208-263-8511

10 Kimekomi with Jenni Barry. Kimekomi is a Japanese art form where fabric pieces are tucked into a base.  In this class students will be creating 2-D Kimekomi art that combines the painterly quality of impressionism, with complex quilting. Class will be held from 1-5 p.m. at the Joyce Dillon Studio, 110 Main St. The cost is $40. Register and get more information at ArtinSandpoint.org

11 Organic Gardening and Natural Weed Control Workshop. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm, 2003 Rapid Lightning Rd., hosts this event from 10 a.m. to 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 gardeners' time over the course of the season. There are many ways for growers to implement non-toxic weed control methods in the garden. Come learn more. Admission $35. For more information contact [email protected] or 208-263-8957

11 WaterLife Discovery Center Open House. Come tour the beautiful IDFG property that includes the WaterLife Discovery Center and Sandpoint Fish Hatchery, 1591 Lakeshore Drive. The restored Hatchery Manager’s home includes a small science center for kids, a bull trout movie and lots of hands on activities. Summer Hours are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

11-12 Sandpoint Renaissance Faire. Huzzah! Prepare thyself for merriment. The joust by Epona, unique merchants, musical guests, aerial and stilt entertainers, Wild Hearts Equestrian performances...all arranged for your pleasure. Head over to the Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer Rd., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $10-15 and children 5 and under are free. For more information, or to volunteer, contact [email protected] or visit SandpointRenFaire.com.

13 Card making with Vicki Cahill. During this class students will learn some basics of card making, using a variety of techniques. Class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Joyce Dillon Studio, 110 Main St. The cost is $30 plus a $10 supply fee. Register and get more information at ArtinSandpoint.org

13-17 BTAA Critter Camp. Whether you child is curious about cats, or dedicated to dogs, Critter Camp campers between the ages of 6-11 have the opportunity to learn while connecting with the animals and discovering how our animal care center helps the animals of our community. Dates June 13-17 (Ages 6-9), June 20-24 (Ages 10-12), July 18-22 (Ages 6-9), July 25-29 (Ages 10-12). Camps run Mon-Fri from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. $150 one-week long session per camper. Have questions? email [email protected] or call 208-265-7297 X103

14 Open Studio. Make art, gain confidence, make friends, and have fun. Bring your own project, or join in with what the class is focused on from drawing, color explorations, still life, and more. Get tips and guidance from instructors who will be available to advise and answer questions. Held every Tuesday at the Hope Memorial Community Center, Wellington & Centennial. $5 per session. email [email protected] for more information.

17 ArtWalk Opening Receptions. Pend Oreille Arts Council presents the 445th annual ArtWalk, with opening receptions from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at local galleries and retail locations throughout downtown Sandpoint. ArtWalk gives artist members and other local artists a chance to exhibit their work, and all ages are encouraged to explore this free citywide event! Maps of the walking tour will be available throughout downtown and online at ArtinSandpoint.org

18 CHAFE 150. Sandpoint Rotary hosts the annual 150-mile CHAFE bike ride through Montana and Idaho, along with an 80-mile option and Family Fun Ride. Proceeds benefit the Lake Pend Oreille School District's Literacy Initiative and after-school reading programs. Registration opens Jan. 19, 2022 Register here. Get more information CHAFE150.org.

18 Forest Owners Field Day.  Event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Field Day opens at 8 a.m. for registration and programs start at 9 a.m. Presentations will be at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30P p.m. and 3:30 p.m.. Lunch is from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. and is included in your registration! Other presentations will explain the benefits of  “Conservation Easements”, Forest Practice Act Shade Rule, “Small Woodland Tools for your forestland, Tree Pruning, and Aerial Firefighting, so don't miss out! Please visit IdahoForestOwners.org for on-line registration and more information.

20-24 BTAA Critter Camp. Whether you child is curious about cats, or dedicated to dogs, Critter Camp campers between the ages of 6-11 have the opportunity to learn while connecting with the animals and discovering how our animal care center helps the animals of our community. Dates June 13-17 (Ages 6-9), June 20-24 (Ages 10-12), July 18-22 (Ages 6-9), July 25-29 (Ages 10-12). Camps run Mon-Fri from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. $150 one-week long session per camper. Have questions? email [email protected] or call 208-265-7297 X103

21 Open Studio. Make art, gain confidence, make friends, and have fun. Bring your own project, or join in with what the class is focused on from drawing, color explorations, still life, and more. Get tips and guidance from instructors who will be available to advise and answer questions. Held every Tuesday at the Hope Memorial Community Center, Wellington & Centennial. $5 per session. email [email protected] for more information.

24 POAC 6th Annual Art Party. Join POAC at the Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center, 10881 N. Boyer Rd., for cocktails, dinner, and an auction. Event starts at 5 p.m. For more information, to donate, or to order tickets visit ArtinSandpoint.org

25 Organic Gardening Natural Pest Control Workshop. Greentree Naturals Certified Organic Farm, 2003 Rapid Lightning Rd., hosts this workshop from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Join in to find out what's "bugging" your garden and what you can do about pests using informed decisions and sustainable approaches for pest control. Learn how to make your own insect traps and natural insect sprays, and more. Admission $35. For more information contact [email protected] or 208-263-8957

28 Open Studio. Make art, gain confidence, make friends, and have fun. Bring your own project, or join in with what the class is focused on from drawing, color explorations, still life, and more. Get tips and guidance from instructors who will be available to advise and answer questions. Held every Tuesday at the Hope Memorial Community Center, Wellington & Centennial. $5 per session. email [email protected] for more information.

 

 

 

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