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Coming Events:

Night Out Against Crime: 3–7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, National Guard Armory Building. A symposium on safety sponsored by the Boundary County Sheriff’s Department. Theft prevention; identity theft; burglar/personal alarm systems; recovery of lost/stolen property; personal safety – Neighborhood Watch; internet/phone scams, much more.

Coats For Kids: Valley View Elementary is conducting its annual drive. Please drop off gently used, clean coats with working zippers, hats, gloves, boots and scarves at Valley View office, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Drop boxes also available at Safeway, Super 1 and Shopko. Info: Valley View Elementary, 208-267-5519.

The 14th Annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon will be held at the Chic ‘n Chop Restaurant on Saturday, Oct. 21. Check in is at 12:30 p.m. and program will run from 1–3 p.m. The featured speaker is Dr. Susan Layeux. Tickets are $8 and include a salad buffet. All proceeds to stay local to benefit the community. Info: 208-267-3751 or 208-267-2711.

A Night for the Museum: 5:30 p.m. Fund Raising Dinner, buffet dinner, entertainment, live and silent auctions, Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Boundary County Museum. Tickets are limited so get yours soon. Info: Museum, 208-267-7720.

Movie Night at The Pearl:

Monday, Oct. 23, 5:30 doors open, movie 6 p.m. The Way (PG).

Monday, Nov. 13. Love of Spock

Saturday, Dec. 16, Holiday Movie for Children (time and title TBA)

Info: 208-610-2846 or

KVRI Meeting: 7 p.m., Oct. 23 – please note the meeting date change for October only. Agenda will include a visit and presentation from the staff of the Yaak Valley Forest Council, Boundary County Extension Office. Info: Patty 208-267-3519.

USMC 242nd Birthday Ball: Nov. 10, at the KRI. Social Hour 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Past and Present U.S. Marines, and all sister services, spouses and their guests welcome. Ticket info: 208-267-1777

Free Dental Sealants: Oct. 23, Boundary County Middle School 7th and 8th graders. Grins on the Go clinics take place on-site at schools as part of Delta Dental of Idaho’s Community Outreach efforts. Info: Delta Dental 208-489-3541


SPOT BUS: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday to Sandpoint and back. Call 24 hours in advance, 208-267-4740

Drivers Safety Tips: 8:30 a.m., Senior Center at 6635 Lincoln, Bonners Ferry. Class is open to anyone but emphasizes safety issues related to people 50 years and older. No written or driving test is required. Participants benefit from auto insurance premium reductions for three years. Class size limited. Pre-registration is important. Info: Orin 208-2676284.

Free Meal: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln. All are welcome. Info: 208-304-6854.

Boundary County Gardening Club: 6–8:30 p.m. at the Visitor’s Center. Info: Sue 208-946-4213 or Nancy 208-946-6572

Backstage at The Pearl: 5:30–7 p.m. Monthly volunteer night that includes theater tours and interactive brainstorming. Bring your ideas. Info: 208-610-2846 or

“There is Hope” Alanon Family Group: 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln, Room 2. Info: Naomi Z., 208-946-5219, 440-813-1359, or

BFHS Sports

Girls Varsity Volleyball: 7 p.m. vs. Kellogg at Kellogg High School

FRIDAY, Oct. 13

SPOT BUS: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday in Bonners Ferry. Call 24 hours in advance 208-267-4740

Last day to pre-register to vote with the County Clerk; deadline is 5 p.m. for the Nov. 7 election.

Boundary County Library: Science program, “Trees,” 1 p.m. little kids, 2 p.m. older kids and adults. Open to the public and free. Info: 208-267-3750 or

Boundary County Library: 3-7 p.m. Fab Lab Classes by appointment. Info: 208-267-3750

Boundary County Library: 7-10 p.m. Friday the 13th night. Scavenger hunt and scary stories. Info: 208-267-3750 or

Concert: 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran, 6784 Cody St., Bonners Ferry. Celebrating music and the music makers of all generations featuring India Kucherry and the BOUNDLESS Women’s Ensemble. This concert is a fundraiser for the international touring choir Spiritsong. Silent auction and pre-show music at 6:30 p.m.

BFHS Sports

Boys Varsity Football: 7 p.m. vs. Timberlake HS at BFHS Football & track Stadium


Boundary County Museum: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Step Back in Time with the Friends of the Museum. Enjoy a FREE Day at the Museum. Admission will be paid by the Friends of the Museum. Sponsor for the day is Marj Pinkerton. Info: 208-267-7720.

Third-annual Community Quilt Show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds. The third-annual Bonners Ferry Non-Judged Community Quilt Show. There will be door prizes, quilt sales, vendors, demos ... and to add icing to the cake, the winner of the beautiful community quilt will be drawn!

Boundary County Library: 10 a.m. to noon, Chess Club. Info: 208-267-3760 or

Boundary County Museum: Spin-In 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come join the fun. Spinners, Weavers, Knitters, Tatters welcome. If you want to learn these techniques, come to the Museum! 7229 Main St. Info: 208-267-7720.

The Pearl Theater: 7 p.m. – Paul Brantly, “Comedy for Grown-Ups”. Opening act: Melayne Stevens. Info: 208-610-2846 or

MONDAY, Oct. 16

Boundary County Library: Fab Lab classes by appointment. Info: 208-267-3760 or

Board of Commissioners: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Commissioner’s office, Courthouse. Info: 208-267-7723 or email

Boundary Economic Development Council: Noon, Kootenai River Inn Springs Restaurant. Info: 208-267-0352

BFHS Sports

Girls Varsity Volleyball: TBA – Multiple Opponents at BFHS Gym

TUESDAY, Oct. 17

SPOT BUS: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Tuesday to Sandpoint and back. Call 24 hours in advance, 208-267-4740

Board of Commissioners: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Commissioner’s office, Courthouse. Info: 208-267-7723 or email

Boundary County Library: 1-4 p.m., Computer Tutor by appointment. Info: 208-267-3750 or

Boundary County TV Translator District Board meetings: 5 p.m. at the Office of Youngwirth Davis & Associates. Info: 208-267-5166.

Al-Anon Meeting: 10 a.m., basement of Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody St., Bonners Ferry. Info: Gini W. 208-267-5638.

BFHS Choir Concert: 7 p.m. at Becker Auditorium


SPOT BUS: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday in Bonners Ferry. Call 24 hours in advance 208-267-4740

Coats For Kids: Distribution begins 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Valley View Elementary. Any Boundary County child in need of winter clothing is welcome. A parent or other adult must accompany a child to choose winter clothing items. Info: Valley View Elementary 208-267-5519.

Story Time: “Boo! Surprise!” 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Boundary County Library, 6370 Kootenai St. Info: 208-267-3750 or

Ministerial Association Joint Worship Service: 6 p.m., BFHS Auditorium. All are welcome! Info: Henry Y.

GROW Community Garden Meeting: 5 p.m., UI Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai St., Bonners Ferry. Info: Julie 208-267-4743

Toastmasters international Meeting: The Lake Pend Oreille Toastmasters Club meets every Wednesday evening from 6–7 p.m. at the Forrest Bird Charter School, 614 S. Madison Ave., Sandpoint. Info: Deborah 208-283-9008 or

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