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CdA Events Calendar - Classes & Workshops

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Closeup of ATV Front Light

ATV/UTV Safety Training

May 26  |  5-7 pm (W)

IDAHO PARKS & RECREATION

Farragut State Park

13550 Hwy 54, Athol, ID

(at round-about, take 3rd exit - Perimeter Rd. - go north)

Pre-registration is required for this FREE "IDPR Responsible Riders" course for ATV/UTV riders. Lessons include pre-ride inspection, starting/stopping, quick turns, hill riding, emergency stopping/swerving & obstacles.

For ages 6 & up, a parent must be present for riders under 16. Proper riding gear must be worn. Take own ATV/UTV. Click the IDPR link above for more details & to register.

Varies - Free!

Tranquil forest

OHM - Dirtbike

Safety

May 24  |  5-7 pm (M)

IDAHO PARKS & RECREATION

Farragut State Park

13550 Hwy 54, Athol, ID

(at round-about, take 3rd exit - Perimeter Rd. - go north)

Pre-registration is required for this FREE "IDPR Responsible Riders" course for dirtbike riders, held at various locations/times. Lessons include starting/stopping, quick turns, hill riding, emergency moves & riding over obstacles.

For ages 6 & up, a parent must be present for riders under 16. Proper riding gear must be worn. Take own vehicle. Click the IDPR link above for more details & to register.

Varies - Free!

Computer Mouse

Computers & Technology Skills

June 2  |  10-11 am (W)

LAKE CITY CENTER

1916 Lakewood Dr., Coeur d'Alene, ID

208-667-4628

 

"Smart Phone Class" is held on the 1st Wednesday of each month FREE of charge.

 

Designed for seniors, learn about "apps", storing info, navigation, calling, taking photos & using albums, texting & emailing. Walk-ins are welcome.

Varies  |  Varies

THE LITERACY PROJECT OF NORTH IDAHO

CdA & Rathdrum locations

A chance for adults to improve personal, social & professional digital literacy skills. Register for one class or all by calling 208-450-2669. More info - 208-687-4371.

Varies - Free!

Dollars

Successful Money Management

*Due to COVID-19, classes are offered as virtual sessions. Click link to see schedules for these subjects - identity theft, credit scores, buying a car, how to become debt free, budgeting, home-buying, long-term care, financial organization & retirement income.

Instruction provided by:

SPOKANE TEACHERS CREDIT UNION

STCU presents FREE workshops on financial issues periodically at various locations. Public is invited & all materials are provided.

A light meal is served - no cost - so plan to arrive a few minutes early. Please RSVP HERE or call 855-753-0317.

Varies - Free!

Puppies

Playtime for Puppies

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  |  1 pm (Sat)

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  |  1 pm (Sun)

PETCO

420 W. Wilbur Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID

Puppies, 8 weeks to 6 months, can pounce & play with other puppies (supervised) each Saturday & Sunday at Petco, FREE!

The 30-minute sessions provide a safe environment where pups can learn social skills, & their people "parents" learn too - about bonding & social development from a Petco dog trainer.

Note that proof of puppy's age & appropriate vaccinations will be required. 208-772-7588

Every Sat & Sun - Free!

At the Cash Register

Business Basics Class

*Until further notice, these classes are Webinars.

May 13  |  noon (Th)

"Sales & Use Tax for Vehicle Dealers"

May 18  |  8 am (T)

"Tax & Business Basics 101 for Small Business"

IDAHO STATE TAX COMMISSION

1910 Northwest Blvd., Ste. 100, CdA, ID

800-972-7660

 

Geared for people who recently started a small business in Idaho, or who are considering a start-up, these FREE classes cover: employer requirements, ID tax permits, exemptions, withholding, sales tax & more. 

Note: Classes fill up fast. Register through Eventbrite HERE for all classes.

Varies - Free!

Clean Boat

Safe Boating on Area Lakes

May 15  |  8 am-2 pm (Sat)

June 19  |  8 am-2 pm (Sat)

July 17  |  8 am-2 pm (Sat)

Aug 21  |  8 am-2 pm (Sat)

IDAHO PARKS & RECREATION

Kootenai County Sheriff's Office VSRB

10865 N. Ramsey Rd., Hayden, ID

 

These FREE monthly classes are designed for all boaters, regardless of experience. Learn new boating laws & safety tips - hazards to look for & what to do in an emergency situation.

 

The course is held in a classroom setting & is recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard. Upon completion, students will receive a boater education card.

 

Discounts may be offered by some insurance companies for completing the class. Click the IDPR link above to register.

Varies - Free!

Newborn Baby

Keeping Children Safe

*Currently these are "live online" classes.

INLAND NORTHWEST SIDS FOUNDATION "SAFE START PROGRAMS"

1130 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene, ID

May 18, 25  |  6-7 pm (T)

"Car Seat Safety 101"

Learn how to choose the correct car seat, safest location for installation, when to graduate to next size & more.

May 19  |  5:30-8:30 pm (W)

"Child Safety 101"

This FREE class covers CPR, choking, seizures, bleeding, eye injuries & newborn care. For anyone who cares for a child - parents, grandparents, babysitters - from birth on.

May 20  |  6-7 pm (W)

June 1  |  5-7 pm (T)

"Safe Sleep 101"

This FREE class teaches parents/grandparents/caregivers safe sleeping techniques for infants.

Participants receive a FREE Halo Sleep Sack. For more info, call 206-548-9290, or register online HERE. 

For those in need, cribs may be available.

"Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero.”  --Mr. Fred Rogers

Varies - Free!

Healthy Morning

Healthy Eating, Healthy Living

May 13  |  6-7:30 pm (Th)

"World of CBD & Hemp"

May 20  |  6-7:30 pm (Th)

"Understanding Your Cholesterol Profile"

May 27  |  6-7:30 pm (Th)

"Keto vs. High Carb"

June 5  |  10-11:30 am (Sat)

"Herb Walk & Tea Talk" (English Point, Hayden)

June 10  |  6-7:30 pm (Th)

"Healing Migraines"

June 19  |  11 am-12:30 pm (Sat)

"Kids' Class: Market Garden Jamboree!"
PILGRIM'S MARKET

1316 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene, ID

208-676-9730

FREE classes/workshops are held at various times each month. To attend, RSVP via email to demo@pilgrimsmarket.com 

 

TBA  |  TBA

NATURAL GROCERS

222 W. Neider Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID

208-665-4590

 

Nutritional seminars, cooking demonstrations & health fairs are held at various times throughout the year at Natural Grocers. Nutrition events are FREE with no reservations required; however, seating is limited.

Varies - Free!

Graduate

Prepare for GED® at NIC

Call 208-665-5099 to register.

NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE 

Adult Education Center

1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID

208-665-5099

NIC provides assistance to individuals who want to prepare for the GED® test. Tuition is FREE for students & most learning materials are provided! Choose online or in-person instruction.

 

  • Language Arts

  • Mathematics

  • Science & Social Studies

  • English Language Acquisition (ELA)

 

The AEC program allows students to progress at their own pace & offers small group instruction to achieve goals. Locations are CdA, Silver Valley, Sandpoint & Bonners Ferry.

 

Are you ready? Click on North Idaho College link above, or call 208-665-5099.

Varies - Free!

Brand New Kitchen

Home Improvement

TBA  |  TBA

HOME DEPOT

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

208-676-1441

Register online for FREE weekly workshops taught by Home Depot experts - tile, drywall, birdhouses, flooring, paint, lighting, plumbing, special kids' events & more. Easy online RSVP HERE.

TBA  |  TBA

LOWE'S

901 Appleway Ave., CdA

208-665-1313

FREE home improvement workshops for all are offered weekly at Lowe's. Experts in their departments teach the DIY classes. 

 

Online registration is easy. See list of classes & register HERE.

 

Varies - Free!

Snow

Avalanche Awareness

TBA

"Avalanche Awareness PowerPoint"

TBA

"Avalanche Awareness & Companion Rescue"

IDAHO PARKS & RECREATION

Kootenai Co. Sheriff Volunteer Search & Rescue

10865 N. Ramsey Rd., Hayden

Pre-registration is required for these FREE classes. PowerPoint presentations will be in Hayden. Companion rescue exercise will take place in 4th of July Pass area.   Click the IDPR link above for more details & registration.

TBA  |  9 am-1 pm (Sat)

"Snowmobile Operators"

IDAHO PARKS & RECREATION

Farragut State Park

13550 Hwy 54, Athol

Pre-registration is required for this FREE class. Click the IDPR link above for more details & registration.

Varies - Free!

Friends Working Out

Exercise Classes for Seniors

Various dates / Various locations / TBA

designed for ages 65+ / open to all ages

PANHANDLE HEALTH DISTRICT

8500 N. Atlas Rd., Hayden, ID

208-415-5242 (Gary Patterson, Program Coordinator); gpatterson@phd1.idaho.gov

Additional county offices are located in Kellogg, Sandpoint, St. Maries & Bonners Ferry.

"Fit & Fall Proof" exercise classes are designed for older adults to prevent falls. FREE classes focus on strength, flexibility, mobility & balance. Here are the locations & times classes are offered in the CdA area (social distancing & masks may be required):

 

ATHOL COMMUNITY CENTER

30355 N. 3rd St., Athol

M-T-W-Th-F  |  10 am

BESTLAND RETIREMENT CENTER

606 E. Best Ave., CdA

M & Th  |  9 am

CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH

1011 N. Compton St., Post Falls

T & Th  |  9:30 am

HARDING FAMILY CENTER

411 N. 15th St., CdA

T & Th  |  10:30-11:30 am; 11:30 am-12:30 pm

HARRISON SENIOR CENTER

300 George St., Harrison

M  |  9:30 am

Th  |  10:30 am

HAUSER FIRE STATION

10728 N. Hauser Lake Rd., Hauser

T & Th  |  9 am

HAYDEN SENIOR CENTER

9428 N. Gov't Way, Hayden

M  |  1 pm

T & F  |  9:30 am

M & Th  |  9 am

KELLOGG SENIOR CENTER

211 McKinley Ave. W, Kellogg

M & W  |  9 am

POST FALLS SENIOR CENTER

1215 E. 3rd Ave., Post Falls

M & F  |  9:30 am

RATHDRUM SENIOR CENTER

8037 W. Montana St., Rathdrum

T & Th  |  1 pm

ST. MARIES FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

1100 College Ave., St. Maries

T  |  9:30-10:30 am

Th  |  10:30-11:30 am

Varies - Free!

Home Nurse Examining Patient

SHIBA Medicare Guidance

*Until further notice, there will be no in-person workshops. Webinars will be provided & individual app'ts can be scheduled.

  

SHIBA REGION 1
2005 Ironwood Parkway, Suite 143
Coeur d’Alene, ID

800-247-4422

Need help with Medicare choices?

 

Call SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) for FREE unbiased information, 800-247-4422. This is a service of idaho Department of Insurance.

Whether you're on a Medicare plan, or just heading into the maze of plans & coverages, SHIBA counselors will guide you through.

Varies - Free!

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Community Education at NIC

May 19  |  6-8 pm (W)

July 21  |  6-8 pm (W)

Sept 15  |  6-8 pm (W)

"How to Buy a Home with Average-to-Low Income" (Hosted by Treaty Rock Realty)

 

NIC WORK TRAINING CENTER (WTC)

525 Clearwater Loop, Post Falls, ID

208-769-3333

 

Click NIC link to register. If you didn't receive NIC's "Learning for Life" course catalog in the mail, request a FREE one HERE.

Varies - Free!

Handguns

Firearms Safety & More

TBA |  TBA

CENTER TARGET SPORTS

3295 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls, ID

208-773-2331

 

Clinics cover various topics relating to gun & personal safety, FREE to the public. Call 208-773-2331 to reserve a spot.

Varies - Free!

Manager

Monthly IDOL Job Fair

May 12  |  10 am-noon (W)

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

600 N. Thornton St., Post Falls, ID

 

Job seekers meet directly with employers monthly on the 2nd Wednesday. Take resume, be prepared to fill out an application & dress appropriately.

Positions vary as do employers looking for employees; 208-457-8789.

 

Also, IDOL has many in-person services which are explored every Thursday, 8-8:45 am, during a FREE job seekers' workshop. View calendar HERE.

2nd Wednesday - Free!