CdA Events Calendar - Kids
Kids' activities are endless in Coeur d'Alene!
365 DAYS OF FREE FUN & LEARNING EXPERIENCES
WORKSHOPS | playtime | READING | CRAFTS | COMPUTERS | SPORTS
Special Library Programs
COMMUNITY LIBRARY NETWORK
(Post Falls, Hayden, Athol, Spirit Lake, Pinehurst, Harrison & Rathdrum)
Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St. 208-773-1506
Rathdrum Library, 16320 Hwy 41; 208-687-1029
Hayden Library, 8385 N. Gov't Way; 208-772-5612
Athol Library, 30399 Third St.; 208-683-2979
Spirit Lake Library, 32575 N. 5th St., 208-623-5353
Harrison Library, 111 Coeur d'Alene Ave.; 208-689-3976
Pinehurst Library, 107 Main St., 208-682-3483
Click HERE for an awesome display of FREE monthly activities for children, teens & adults.
Ask about "Library of Things" which are collections/kits which can be borrowed for home use. Examples are: candy-making, Christmas stamps, egg incubator, telescope, felting, birdwatching, quilting, knitting, rock tumbler, cake decorating, crocheting, jewelry making/repair, dog cookie cutters, flora & fauna stamps, Chromebooks & more.
Explorer kits include: foraging, hiking, insects, wildflowers, trees & shrubs, rocks/gems & animal tracks. More info - contact Roxanne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Playland Pier Carousel"
**Special events: Oct 31 (Sat), 3-7 pm for Halloween rides & trick-or-treats; Nov 27 (Fri), 1-5 pm for downtown lighting ceremony.
439 W. Fort Grounds Dr., Coeur d'Alene
Not quite FREE, but well worth $2.50 to ride the original Playland Pier Carousel (aka Coeur d'Alene Carousel) in 2022. Children under 42" tall ride with an adult (one token for both). Weight limits apply.
Hand-carved by the Herschell-Spillman Engineering Co. in New York (1922), the carousel has 20 ponies & 2 chariots. Click HERE for carousel history.
"Kids Bowl Free" Program
SUNSET BOWLING CENTER
202 W. Sunset Ave., CdA
FREE bowling for kids (ages 2-18); coming again 2022
All participants must wear bowling shoes. Standard rental fees apply.
Online registration HERE
Coeur d'Alene Library - Teens
702 E. FRONT AVE.
COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO
October programs include:
Teen Zone Take-out Crafts - www.tinyurl.com/cdateenzonetour
Teen Zone Blog - cdateenzone.weebly.com
Teen Zone Take-out Book Box Edition - tinyurl.com/cdateenbookbox
Teen Volunteer Opportunity - write reviews. Email email@example.com for more info. Access to reviews is here - cdateenzone.weebly.com/teen-reviews
Weekly programs on Discord: "VolunTEEN Council", Mondays, 4-5 pm; "Sketchbook Club", Tuesdays, 4-5 pm; "Teen D&D", Thursdays, 4-6 pm; & "eSports Club", Fridays, 4-5 pm. Apply for server at www.tinyurl.com/cdateendiscord
For info on teen programs at CdA LIbrary, contact Angela Flock, Young Adult Coordinator at 208-769-2315, ext 463; or email firstname.lastname@example.org
RL "Training Grounds" Indoors
REAL LIFE MINISTRIES
1860 N. Cecil Rd., Post Falls
208-777-7325, Ext. 7155
Real LIfe Ministries invites kids in the community to "The Training Ground", an indoor play structure! Hours are: 10 am-2 pm, Mon & Wed; & 11:30 am-2 pm on Tuesdays.
It is recommended for ages 2-12 years & is FREE! Don't worry - the playground is cleaned every day. :-)
Coeur d'Alene Library - Kids
702 E. FRONT AVE.
COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO
October virtual programs include:
Mondays, "Mindful Mondays", 10:30 am, ages 0-5
Mondays, "Bilingual Story Time", 2:30 pm, ages 0-5
Wednesdays, "Wonder Wednesdays", 10:30 am, ages 0-5
Fridays, "First Chapter Fridays", 4 pm, ages 10-12
Oct 15, "Color & Cut Paper Program" begins. Pick up a Halloween Holiday House craft kit.
Oct 15, "Pumpkin Time Giveaway" begins at 9 am. Drive-thru (lower parking lot on McEuen Park side) to receive FREE pumpkin & decorating supplies.
For more info on children's programs, contact Delaney Daly, Youth Services Librarian, at 208-769-2315, ext 439; or email email@example.com.
Families will enjoy "Storywalk" in McEuen Park, downtown CdA. Read "Sustain Coeur d'Alene" along the path near the library/playground. Local artist Lydia Howard wrote & illustrated the book as her LCHS senior project.
Sensory Play Center
COMMUNITY LIBRARY NETWORK & NEIGHBORS-N-NEED
2700 E. Seltice Way, Ste 1 & 2, Post Falls
CLN & family-focused non-profit group, Neighbors-N-Need join forces to provide a FREE sensory play area
Relocation of Little Discovery Corner (from Silver Lake Mall)
More info - 208-772-5612, ext 121 (Karen), or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Neighbors-N-Need offers FREE autism seat belt covers (also used on purses, fanny packs, backpacks & belts.) Inside pocket holds emergency/medical info.
"Crafts for Youngsters"
Various dates, times & locations
Crafts are offered FREE of charge (or at minimal fees) at these area businesses:
Silver Lake Plaza, 225 W. Canfield Ave., CdA
220 W. Kathleen Ave., CdA
901 W. Appleway Ave., CdA
1316 N. 4th St., CdA
1604 E. Seltice Way, Post Falls
14236 N. Hwy 41, Rathdrum
1217 N. 4th St., CdA
Explore! Have fun! (Note: Parents must accompany children to classes.)
Cooling Splash Pads in Parks
SPLASH PADS IN AREA PARKS
Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls & Rathdrum
PUBLIC PARKS - FREE - **2022**
McEuen Park, 420 E. Front Ave., CdA
Landings, 3849 Long Meadow Dr., CdA
Bluegrass, 6071 N. Courcelles Parkway, CdA
Syringa, 2975 N. Bunchgrass Dr., PF
Tullamore, E. Bogie Dr., PF
Beck, 2610 Howell Rd., PF
Majestic, 5750 W. Majestic Ave., Rathdrum