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Thursday, March 30
Donkey Basketball, 6 p.m., Bonners Ferry High School Gym. Advance tickets are $8 adults, $6 students and $4 children, available at the high school office, tickets at the door $1 more. Proceeds benefit the high school atletic department general fund.
Lake Pend Oreille "State of the Lake" public meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., Ponderay Events Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way, Suite E, Ponderay. IDFG staff will give a presentation summarizing fisheries information and activities related to the Lake Pend Oreille fishery from the past year. Anyone interested in the Lake Pend Oreille fishery is welcome to attend.
Friday, March 31
Saturday, April 1
Free First Saturday at the Boundary County Museum, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission sponsored by Paul and Sue Graves.
Badger Softball, 3 p.m., double header at Riverside.
Helping Hands of Naples People Helping People Fundraiser, 4 to 7 p.m., South Boundary Fire Station 1, Naples. All you can eat homemade ham feast with dessert, $7 adults, $5 kids 4-10, $25 for a family of five. Kids three and under eat free!
Gil Rivas live, 5 to 8 p.m., Kootenai River Brewing Company, 6424 Riverside Street, Bonners Ferry. For reservations or to find out more, call (208) 267-4677.
Monday, April 3
Spring Break in Boundary County public schools. Classes resume Monday, April 10.
Fruit tree pruning demonstration, 1 p.m., Boundary County Extension Office. The class is free, but please call to register, (208) 267-3235.
Wednesday, April 5
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group, noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Facilitated by trained Crime Victim Advocates. Free child care provided. First Wednesday of every month. The 24/7 Crisis and Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Thursday, April 6
Badger Baseball, 11 a.m., double header vs. Riverside, home.
Friday, April 7
DIY Greenhouse From Cattle Panels to Extend Your Gardening Season, 1 to 4 p.m., Boundary County Extension office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. Construct a very sturdy, low cost greenhouse using metal cattle panels and a plastic cover in this class. Adding shade cloth in summer can protect your plants from heat stress and reduce watering needs. The panels will also protect your plants from predation by deer. Cost is $5, call (208) 267-3235 to register. (Rescheduled from March 31)
Badger Softball, 3 p.m., double header at St. Maries.
Lincoln Day Dinner, no-host social, 6 p.m., buffet dinner, 7 p.m., Kootenai River Inn. Sponsored by the Boundary County Republican Central Committee, guest speaker will be former Idaho Lieutenant Governor David Leroy. Tickets are $45 per person, available from any Boundary County Republican precinct committee person. Please RSVP by March 28 by emailing lalt@meadowcrk.com.
Saturday, April 8
Badger Baseball, noon, double header at St. Maries.
Tuesday, April 11
Badger Softball, 4 p.m., vs. Libby, home.
Thursday, April 13
Badger Softball, 4 p.m., vs. Coeur d'Alene, home.
Friday, April 14
2017 Sportsmen's Banquet, 6 p.m., Mountain Springs Church, 6789 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. BBQ rib dinner, coffee bar and Limitless Outdoor's newest hunting video. Come early and check out the horn and mount collection ... doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available at Far North Outfitters, Homestead Coffee Company and Mountain Springs Church.
Saturday, April 15
Badger Softball, 11 a.m., double header vs. Kellogg, home.
Badger Baseball, 11 a.m., double header vs. Kellogg, home.
Border Patrol Explorer Post #190 Silent Auction and Banquet Dinner, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds. Spaghetti and meatballs with fresh garlic bread, all with a fantastic evening of events. There will be multiple silent auction items and live auction at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door, $20 for couples or $50 for a family. For tickets or more information, email borderpatrolexplorerpost190@gmail.com. All proceeds go to support Explorer Post 190s trip to Washington D.C. in May.
Sunday, April 16 ~ Easter
Tuesday, April 18
Badger Softball, 4 p.m., vs. Timberlake, home.
Badger Baseball, 4 p.m., vs. Timberlake, home.
Boundary County School Board Meeting, 6 p.m., District Office, 7188 Oak Street. This meeting had originally been scheduled for April 10.
Wednesday, April 19
Meals in a Jar, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Boundary County Extension office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. This hands-on class will give you the opportunity to learn how to make your own fast and healthy meals in a jar. Each attendee will take home a meal-in-a-jar they made as well as receive a recipe booklet with ideas for making their own meals in jars at home. Cost is $5, to register, call (208) 267-3235.
Thursday, April 20
Mt. Hall Elementary kindergarten registration, 8 a.m. to noon by appointment, Mt. Hall School. If you plan on enrolling your kindergartener at Mt. Hall, please call Beth Butters at (208) 267-5276.
Badger Softball, 5 p.m. PST, at Libby.
Friday, April 21
NRCS High Tunnel Grants, 8 to 10 a.m., Boundary County Extension office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. Interested in extending the season for your vegetable garden? Ree Brannon, from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, will discuss the financial assistance available for constructing a seasonal high tunnel and how the application process works for the EQIP program. A tour of a hoop house in production in Boundary County will also be available for those who are interested. Class is free, to register, call (208) 267-3235.
Saturday, April 22
15th annual Free CommUNITY Breakfast and Silent Auction, 7 to 10 a.m. Valley Event Center at the Boundary County Fairgrounds. Sponsored by the Bonners Ferry Rotary Club.
Badger Softball, 11 a.m., double header at Priest River.
Badger Baseball, 11 a.m., double header at Priest River.
Swing Dance with Carl Rey & The Blue Gators, 7 p.m. at the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry. The Oldtown, Idaho, band will provide a swing dance offering a varied and danceable blend of jump, blues and swing, “jamming’ swing tunes our of the 30/40s to get you on your feet. Tickets are $16 advance and $12 student at Mountain Mike's and Bonners Books, and $18 at the door.
Tuesday, April 25
Badger Softball, 4 p.m., at Kellogg.
Badger Baseball, 4 p.m., at Kellogg.
Wednesday, April 26
Community Blood Drive, 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bonners Ferry High School Gym, 6485 Tamarack Lane. For an appointment, call 1-800-423-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org.
Mushrooming in Boundary County, 1 to 4 p.m., Boundary County Extension office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. Boundary County is one of the best areas in the country for gathering wild mushrooms, according to local expert Art Church, and in this free class, he will discuss identification and techniques for safe mushroom foraging. Class size is limited. To register, call (208) 267-3235.
Thursday, April 27
Badger Baseball, 4 p.m., at Lakeland.
Friday, April 28
Naples Elementary kindergarten registration, by appointment, Naples School. If you plan on enrolling your kindergartener at Naples, please call Linda Lee at (208) 267-2956.
Saturday, April 29
Bonners Ferry Farmers Market Opening Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bonners Ferry City parking lot.
Badger Softball, 11 a.m., double header at Timberlake.
Badger Baseball, 11 a.m., double header at Timberlake.
Tuesday, May 2
Badger Softball, 4 p.m., vs. Priest River, home.
Badger Baseball, 4 p.m., vs. Priest River, home.
Wednesday, May 3
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group, noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Facilitated by trained Crime Victim Advocates. Free child care provided. First Wednesday of every month. The 24/7 Crisis and Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Saturday, May 6
Community Blood Drive, 10:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Moose Valley Farms, Highway 95, mile 495.5, Naples. For an appointment, call 1-800-423-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org.
Free First Saturday at the Boundary County Museum, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission sponsored by Ruth and Dan Wimberly.
Monday, May 8
Badger Softball at 3A District 1 Championships.
Badger Baseball at 3A District 1 Championships.
Friday, May 12
Saturday, May 13
Bonners Ferry Farmers Market Mom’s Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bonners Ferry City parking lot.
Boundary Community Hospital 2017 Health Fair, Fun Run and Bike Rodeo. Details coming!
Sunday, May 14 ~ Mother's Day
Monday, May 15
Badger Golf, State Golf Meet at Teton High School.
Tuesday, May 16
Community Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., LDS Church, 6568 Alderson Lane, Bonners Ferry. For an appointment, call 1-800-423-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org.
Friday, May 19
Badger Track, at 3A District 1 Championships at Middleton High School.
Saturday, May 20
Community Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Safeway main entrance, 6519 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. For an appointment, call 1-800-423-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org.
Women of Truth Ladies' Conference, Mt. Hall Community Church. Christian recording artist Annie Meadows is guest speaker. Tickets are limited! Call Cheryl, (208) 267-4804, to find out more. Annie will also be leading morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mt. Hall Community Church.
Monday, May 22
Cooking Gluten Free, 2 to 4 p.m., Boundary County Extension office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. Do you or someone in your family have an allergy or sensitivity to gluten? Come join us and learn how you can prepare gluten free meals for your family while skipping the stress and frustration. This class will help you navigate the world of gluten free cooking by providing you with helpful tips as well as give you strategies to avoid the common mistakes many beginners make when switching to gluten free cooking. Cost is $3, to register, call (208) 267-3235.
Monday, May  29 ~ Memorial Day
 
Thursday, June 1
Last Day for Seniors at Bonners Ferry High School.
Saturday, June 3
Bonners Ferry High School Class of 2017 Graduation
Wednesday, June 7
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group, noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Facilitated by trained Crime Victim Advocates. Free child care provided. First Wednesday of every month. The 24/7 Crisis and Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Thursday, June 8
Last day of school in Boundary County public schools, early release. Have a great summer!
Saturday, June 17
Bonners Ferry Farmers Market Garden Party, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bonners Ferry City parking lot.
Sunday, June 18 ~ Father's Day
Community Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., LDS Church, 6568 Alderson Lane, Bonners Ferry. For an appointment, call 1-800-423-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org.
Horsepower Collides, 4 p.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds Arena. You're sure to see the best of the best test out who really is faster ... horse or dirt bike! Enjoy a great arena show, food and some family fun! Admission $10 adults, $5 for kids ages 6-17, and kids five and under are free!
Thursday, June 22
Community Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Safeway main entrance, 6519 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. For an appointment, call 1-800-423-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org.
Tuesday, July 4 ~ Independence Day
 
July 4 - July 8
Kootenai River Days!
Wednesday, July 5
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group, noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Facilitated by trained Crime Victim Advocates. Free child care provided. First Wednesday of every month. The 24/7 Crisis and Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Saturday, July 15
Saturday, July 29 ~ Boundary County All Class Reunion
To stay up on details, visit and "like" the All Class Reunion Facebook page!
Bonners Ferry Farmers Market Kid’s Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bonners Ferry City parking lot.
Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m., Boundary County Airport.
Boundary County Museum opens at noon, 7229 Main Street, Bonners Ferry.
Terry Davis Memorial Arm Wrestling Competition, 2 p.m., Rusty Moose Tavern and Grill, 7211 Main Street, Bonners Ferry
All Class Reunion Opening Ceremony, 7:30 p.m., downtown Main Street.
All Class Reunion Street Dance, 8 p.m., downtown Main Street.
Wednesday, August 3
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group, noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Facilitated by trained Crime Victim Advocates. Free child care provided. First Wednesday of every month. The 24/7 Crisis and Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Wednesday, August 16
Boundary County Fair!
Saturday, August 26
Bonners Ferry Farmers Market Garlic Fest, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bonners Ferry City parking lot.
Monday, September 4 ~ Labor Day
Wednesday, September 6
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group, noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Facilitated by trained Crime Victim Advocates. Free child care provided. First Wednesday of every month. The 24/7 Crisis and Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Saturday, September 9
Saturday, September 16
Bonners Ferry Farmers Market Harvest Fest, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bonners Ferry City parking lot.
Tuesday, September 19
Community Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., LDS Church, 6568 Alderson Lane, Bonners Ferry. For an appointment, call 1-800-423-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org.
Wednesday, October 4
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group, noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Facilitated by trained Crime Victim Advocates. Free child care provided. First Wednesday of every month. The 24/7 Crisis and Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Saturday, October 7
Bonners Ferry Farmers Market Closing Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bonners Ferry City parking lot.
Monday, October 9 ~ Columbus Day
Tuesday, October 31 ~ Halloween
Wednesday, November 1
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group, noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Facilitated by trained Crime Victim Advocates. Free child care provided. First Wednesday of every month. The 24/7 Crisis and Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Friday, November 10 ~ Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 23 ~ Thanksgiving
Wednesday, December 6
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group, noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Facilitated by trained Crime Victim Advocates. Free child care provided. First Wednesday of every month. The 24/7 Crisis and Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Monday, December 25 ~ Christmas Day
2018
Saturday, February 10
Fry Healthcare Foundation Festival of Hearts: Kootenai River Inn.
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