CdA Events Calendar - Art & Music

Coeur d'Alene offers impressive arts, music & crafts!

YOU CAN PARTICIPATE, OR OBSERVE -  IT'S UP TO YOU

CONCERTS  |  crafts  |  theater  |  fiber arts  |  HISTORY  | games

Chess Club Competition

February 21  |  4-5 pm (F)

March 20  |  4-5 pm (F)

April 17  |  4-5 pm (F)

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden,, ID

208-772-5612

February 14  |  4-5 pm (F)

March 13  |  4-5 pm (F)

POST FALLS LIBRARY

821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls, ID

208-773-1506

 

Whether you're an experienced player or a new learner, you are welcome to play. All ages are invited. Take your own chess set or borrow one at the library.

Every 3rd Friday night is chess night at Hayden...& every 2nd Friday afternoon, chess players compete at Post Falls. 

 

 2nd & 3rd Friday - Free!

"Quilts of Valor" Work Day

January 20  |  10 am-4 pm (M)

AMERICAN LEGION POST 143

1138 E. Poleline, Post Falls, ID

"Patriotic Piecers" meet the 3rd Monday of each month at American Legion Post 143 to work on quilts (sew, un-sew, iron, cut, sponsor, piece, bind or quilt).

All quilters are invited to take their sewing machines & fabrics to help create "Quilts of Valor" for deserving veterans who have served & sacrificed to protect our freedom. For more info on "Q of V", or to request a quilt for a veteran, www.qovf.org

Questions? 208-773-0474

3rd Monday - Free!

"Scribblers' Society" for All

January 13, 27  |  3-4 pm (M)

COEUR D'ALENE LIBRARY (Jameson Room)

702 E. Front St., Coeur d'Alene, ID

Open to all ages, "scribblers" gather every 2nd & 4th Monday to write & be critiqued by others. Take notepad or laptop for writing. Coffee, tea & snacks provided.

More info - call Lindsay at 208-769-2315, ext. 469; or email lmoore@cdalibrary.org. 

2nd & 4th Monday - Free!

"Jamming in a Circle"

January 28  |  6 pm (T)

COEUR D'ALENE LIBRARY (Community Room)

702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID

Folk, Celtic & Scandinavian styles are played by musicians on the last Tuesday of each month. Take your instruments & songs to share in a "cell house" circle-style jam session.

 

Known as 'Northern Roots Music" jam, listeners are invited too. For more info, contact Char Beach at 208-769-2315, ext 651, or email cbeach@cdalibrary.org. 

February 6, 20  |  5-7:30 pm (T)

March 5, 19  |  5-7:30 pm (T)

April 2, 16  |  5-7:30 pm (T)

May 7, 21  |  5-7:30 pm (T)

June 4, 18  |  5-7:30 pm (T)

POST fALLS LIBRARY

821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls, ID

208-773-1506

Inland NW Bluegrass Music Association invites the public to "jam" in a circle (bluegrass, folk, & country music). Take  your instruments to play, sing along, or listen. 

Light refreshments will be served. FREE; no reservations needed for these Tuesday gatherings.

Tuesdays - Free!

Spinning Wheels Roll On

TBA  |  1 pm (F)

"Open Spinning"

ALPACA DIRECT

1016 W. Hayden Ave., Hayden, ID

 

Get together with others who know how to spin fiber. Once-a-month activity for taking spinning wheels & drop spindles.

Enjoy coffee & conversation every 2nd Friday. 208-209-7079

2nd Friday - Free!

Bagpipe Players Wanted

TBA  |  TBA (Th)

COEUR D'ALENE FIREFIGHTERS PIPES & DRUMS BAND

 

Interested in playing bagpipes or drums for special occasions? General public is invited to practice with the band on Thursdays (FREE lessons are provided for all ability levels). 

 

When a musician demonstrates enough proficiency for performances, he/she will be recommended for membership in the band.

Pipe Major is Jessica Bryant. She can be contacted at 208-953-1053, or
pipemajor@cdaffpd.org.

Chad Matchell is Drum Sergeant & can be reached at 360-337-9097, or 
drumsergeant@cdaffpd.org.  

Every Thursday - Free!

Paint With a Friend

january 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  |  10:30 am-2 pm (Th)

COEUR D'ALENE ART ASSOCIATION

Parish Hall, St. Luke's Episcopal Church

501 E. Wallace, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Artists meet every Thursday to paint & visit. Open to the public!

Take a sack lunch. Questions? Call Karen, 208-664-0833.

Every Thursday - Free!

Knitting Along With Others

January 7, 21  |  2:30 pm (T)

February 4,, 18  |  2:30 pm (T)

"Well-Knit Tale"

COEUR D'ALENE LIBRARY 

702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID

All skills of knitters & crocheters are welcome every 1st & 3rd Tuesday. Materials & refreshments are provided. Info - contact Mary Comfort at mcomfort@cdalibrary.org. 

January 7, 14, 21, 28  |  1-3 pm (T)

"Knit Along"

RATHDRUM LIBRARY

16320 Hwy 41, Rathdrum, ID  

Take a project - skilled knitter is present for assistance. All skill levels welcome - every Tuesday. 208-687-1029

January 7, 14, 21, 28  |  11 am-1 pm (T)

"Knitting Club"

KROC CENTER

1765 W Golf Course Rd, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Prefer knitting with others, or need some help? Every Tuesday at Kroc Center, knit or crochet with other crafters - FREE & open to the public for ages 11+. (Yarn donations always appreciated for community service projects.)

February 10  |  6 pm (M)

"Open Craft/Knitting"

PINEHURST LIBRARY

107 Main St., Pinehurst, ID

Every 2nd Monday take a craft in progress. Share ideas, get help, chat, drink tea & eat chocolate. 

Varies - Free!

Connect With Crafts

February 12  |  2-3:30 pm (W)

TBA

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID

"Craft Connection" offers a different craft activity each month on the 2nd Wednesday.

This is a FREE program for adults..

2nd Wednesday - Free!

Quilting to

Benefit Others

February 3, 17  |  9 am-1 pm (M)

PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH

8134 N. Meyer Rd., Post Falls, ID

208-765-0727

Gather with "Dorcas Quilting" ladies every 1st & 3rd Mondays to quilt for community causes - assisted living/nursing home residents, delivery by EMTs/police to accident victims & more situations for those in need of warmth & comfort.

 

All are welcome  to help sew, tie, cut, sort, etc. Coffee is always on. 

February 11  |  1-3 pm (T)

NORTH IDAHO QUILTERS

Bear Paw Quilting

600 W. Kathleen Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID

North Idaho Quilters "Community Service" group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month to work (except July & December) on quilts to benefit the community.

   
The public is invited to help assemble & tie quilts. Donations of fabric, quilt blocks, quilt tops, & finished quilts are always appreciated.

Varies - Free!

Sing the Gospel Hymns

February 12  |  6-7 pm (W)

HOUSE OF FAITH

1103 N. 3rd St., Coeur d'Alene, ID

208-664-5440

"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." --Hebrews 11:1

Like to sing the great old gospel hymns? Every 2nd Wednesday, "Gospel Opry" features Christian musicians playing acoustic instruments while singing the great old songs.

The FREE event is open to the public, so join in! 208-755-4194

2nd Wednesday - Free!

Barbershop Quartets

January 6, 13, 20, 27  |  7 pm (M)

LAKE CITY HARMONIZERS

1525 E. Edmonton Ave (Findlay Value Lot)

Post Falls, ID

Lake City Harmonizers welcomes members (men & women) of all ages who like to sing barbershop-style harmony (a cappella) & have fun doing it.

Rehearsals provide an evening of resonant music-making & take place every Monday, 7 pm, at a Post Falls location.

More info (call or text): 509-994-2428

Every Monday - Free!

Downtown CdA "Music Walk"

February 14  |  5-8 pm (F)

DOWNTOWN COEUR D'ALENE

Stroll the streets of CdA, drop into art studios & other businesses. Sample wine; appetizers along the way. Hear local musician singer/songwriters perform too. 

This is a relaxing evening for the whole family on the 2nd Friday of each month. It's also the evening when Museum of North Idaho charges no admission fee (during open season).

 

See Coeur d'Alene Arts & Culture Alliance website for maps & schedules.

2nd Friday - Free!

Relax With Coloring

January 10, 17, 24, 31  |  10 am-noon (F)

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID

A FREE activity, relax with friends every Friday morning with a cup of coffee & coloring materials. For adults; 208-772-5612

February 8, 15, 22, 29  |  10:30 am-noon (Sat)

POST FALLS LIBRARY

821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls, ID

Take a Saturday morning breather (& sips of coffee) while relaxing with other adults to color - crayons, markers & colored pencils provided! 208-773-1506

Varies - Free!

Introduction to Square Dancing

January 6, 13, 20, 27  |  6:30-8:30 pm (M)

February 3, 10, 17, 24  |  6:30-8:30 pm (M)

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30    6:30-8:30 pm (M)

April 6, 13, 20, 27  |  6:30-8:30 pm (M)

 

"Shirts N' Skirts Square Dance Club"

CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH

1011 N. Compton St., Post Falls

Learn to square dance - 1st lesson is FREE! Seniors, singles, young aduls, children age 3+ are all welcome.

Monday dance times continue until April, 2020. For more info, call Debbie, 208-773-1985; or Carla, 208-818-2882.

Every Monday - Free!

Basic Ukulele Lessons

January 28  |  6-7 pm (T)

February 25  |  6-7 pm (T)

March 24  |  6-7 pm (T)

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden,, ID

208-772-5612

Would you like to learn how to play the ukulele? Learn basics of strumming, chords & progressions with assistance from experienced players.

All skill levels are welcome to get together to strum some tunes. It's FREE & open to the public - teens & adults - once a month on the 4th Tuesday.

4th Tuesday - Free!

Writers Inspire Creativity

February 12  |  9 am (W)

JEWETT HOUSE

1501 E. Lakeshore Dr., Coeur d'Alene, ID

February 20  |  6:30 pm (Th)

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE MASTER

4800 N. Ramsey Rd., Coeur d'Alene, ID

Cozy up to pen & paper, or let fingers fly on computer keys. More coffee or hot chocolate next to a crackling fireplace?

Writers look for inspiration, seek motivation & thrive on encouragement. IDAHO WRITER'S LEAGUE meets two times a month - 2nd Wednesday & the 3rd Thursday, to share ideas, critique each other, discuss writing techniques, hear presentations, & be mentors.

 

Non-members are invited to attend two meetings FREE before becoming members, if interested. Writing as a hobby or becoming a published author - it's all good!

2nd Wed & 3rd Thurs - Free!

Sweet Adelines Sing Harmony

January 6, 13, 20, 27  |  7 pm (M)

COEUR D'ALENE CHORUS

Canvas Church, 2200 N. 7th St.

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Coeur d'Alene Chorus is a group of talented women of all ages who sing in 4-part barbershop-style harmony (a cappella).

Rehearsals are every Monday & are open to women who would like to listen, or become a member. Music ranges from Broadway classics to popular songs - new & old.

Vocalists love to perform & participate in competitions. 208-818-2297 (Carol)

Every Monday - Free!

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