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Tuesday, October 24
Computer Tutoring by appointment, 1 to 4 p.m. in one hour sessions. Boundary County Library, 6370 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. To find out more, call (208) 267-3750.
Thursday, October 26
A Night Out Against Crime: A Symposium on Safety, 3 to 7 p.m., former Bonners Ferry National Guard Armory, 6566 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. Everyone in the community is welcome and encouraged to attend ... and bring your neighbor!
Friday, October 27
"Spooktacular Skulls" Science Program, 1 p.m., Boundary County Library, 6370 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. To find out more, call (208) 267-3750.
BCSD Theatre Troupe Audition Announcement: Triple Threat, 1 to 4 p.m. , Bonners Ferry High School Auditorium. Elementary students, 1-2 p.m., High School/Middle School students, 1-4 p.m. Roles available for varying levels of rehearsal commitment.
Fab Lab Classes by appointment, 3 to 7 p.m. in two hour sessions. Boundary County Library, 6370 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. To find out more, call (208) 267-3750.
Howl-Oween Town, 6 to 10 p.m. through October 31, Second Chance Animal Adoption, 6651 Lincoln Street, Bonners Ferry. Hosted by Second Chance Animal Adoption Thrift Store. Enjoy our theater performances, Mine Shaft, Mad Science Lab, Spider Tunnel, Graveyard, Haunted Forest, Boardwalk Games and more! Admission is by cash donation, all proceeds go to helping the animals in our shelter. Volunteers needed! For more information, call (208) 267-2815.
Movie Night: "Case for Christ," doors open at 5:30 p.m., movie begins at 6 p.m., Mountain Springs Church, 6789 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. This event is free, invite your friends!
Performer's Circle at the Pearl Theater, 7 p.m., 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Saturday, October 28
Chess Club, 10 a.m. to noon, Boundary County Library, 6370 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. To find out more, call (208) 267-3750.
Ladies in Leadership, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Homestead Great Room, David Thompson Way near Three Mile. Sponsored by the Boundary County Middle School Leadership Class, local business women will be selling their products, including Lularoe, Bathologie, Perfectly Posh, Mary Kay, Scentsy and more! To learn more, call Kelly at (208) 290-1506.
Sunday, October 29
Boundary County Human Rights Task Force Community Meet & Greet Gathering, 2 to 4 p.m., Homestead Great Room, 32 David Thompson Drive near Three Mile. Meet, enjoy music, food and good company. Join us to celebrate and spread awareness of human rights! All are welcome!
Monday, October 30
Fab Lab Classes by appointment, 1 to 7 p.m. in two hour sessions. Boundary County Library, 6370 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. To find out more, call (208) 267-3750.
Badger Girls Basketball, 4:30 p.m., first team practice, BFHS gym.
Tuesday, October 31 ~ Halloween
Children's Fall Festival, 5 to 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln Street, Bonners Ferry. There will be games, prizes and food at this free event! Paint a rock to take home!
Halloween Outreach, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Mountain Springs Church, 6789 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. MSC Youth will be handing out goody bags to the community!
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.
Thursday, November 2
College Information Night at Bonners Ferry High School, 5 p.m. Not only will college representatives be present, but there will be different breakout sessions with information regarding college admissions, financial aid, ACT/SAT testing, the senior project, and much more. To learn more, contact BFHS Advanced Opportunities Counselor Jennifer Mackey.
Annual Harvest Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., Bonners Ferry United Methodist Church, 6558 Lincoln Street. Traditional turkey dinner, $7 adults, $3 children, bake sale, book sale.
Open Mic Night at the Pearl with Shiloh Rising, doors open at 6:30, jam starts at 7 p.m. The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Monday, November 6
North Idaho Forage & Grazing School, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds Memorial Hall. Topics will include management of alfalfa and grass hay stands for optimal production; an economic update; and an herbicide update. Pesticide recertification credits will be available. A catered lunch is included. $10. To find out more, call (208) 267-3235.
FAFSA Frenzy Night, 4:30 p.m. in the Bonners Ferry High School library. There will be a Free Application for Federal Student Aid representative from the NIC Financial Aid Office on hand to help students and parents with their financial aid applications.
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
Tuesday, November 7
Bonners Ferry City Council Meeting, 7 p.m., Bonners Ferry City Hall, 7232 Main Street. To find out more or to get scheduled on the agenda, call (208)-267-3105.
Thursday, November 9
FAFSA Frenzy Night, 4:30 p.m. in the Bonners Ferry High School library. There will be a Free Application for Federal Student Aid representative from the NIC Financial Aid Office on hand to help students and parents with their financial aid applications.
Friday, November 10 ~ Veteran's Day
Badger Boys Basketball, 4:30 p.m., first team practice, BFHS gym.
Saturday, November 11
69th Annual Bonners Ferry FFA Chapter Harvest Sale, 5:30 p.m., Becker Auditorium, Bonners Ferry High School, 6485 Tamarack Lane, Bonners Ferry. Complimentary dinner served at 5:30, auction starts at 6:30 p.m. To learn more, call Mrs. Julie Smith at (208) 267-3149, extension 1223, or julie.smith@mail.bcsd101.com.
Monday, November 13
Badger Wrestling, 4:30 p.m., first team practice.
Boundary County School District 101 Board Meeting, 6 p.m., Bonners Ferry High School library.
Safe Sleep Class, 6 p.m., Fry Healthcare Education Center, Boundary Community Hospital, 6640 Kaniksu Street, Bonners Ferry. Presented by the Inland Northwest SIDS/SUID Foundation, learn about the ABCs of safe infant sleep and how you can keep your baby safe! Free sleep sack for all attending families! To learn more, call (208) 557-4371, to register, visit www.inwsids.org.
Wednesday, November 15
"Is a Small Farm in Your Future?" Workshop, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. Interested in starting a small farm in the city, suburbs or country? Wonder what it would take, and if you’re ready? Whether you’re in the planning stages or have just begun, this one-day intensive workshop will help you determine what options are available for you, explore potential markets and profitability for different enterprises, network with others and learn what it takes to begin and sustain a small-scale farming business. Registration is required and cost is $10/person. Please call the University of Idaho Extension, Boundary County office at (208) 267-3235.
Friday, November 17
Badger Girls Basketball, 7 p.m., home vs. St. Maries.
Saturday, November 18
Women in Agriculture Conference, 8 a.m., Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. “WE CAN DO IT” is the theme for the sixth annual Women in Ag Conference and will be an engaging, interactive day full of inspiration, learning and networking with other women farmers. The 2017 Conference is a one-day event held simultaneously in 40 locations throughout Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Conference registration is $30, but if you register by November 5, you will receive our Early Bird Special of $25. The conference registration fee includes the workshop, a light breakfast, lunch and all the conference materials. No refunds after November 12. To register online, visit . To learn more, call Kate Painter, (208) 267-3235 or Cassie Olson, (208) 267-3340.
Sunday, November 19
Third Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 2 to 6 p.m., Boundary County Middle School Cafeteria, 6577 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. Hosted by Boundary County Ministerial Association, everyone is welcome. This dinner will only be possible with the gracious donations of our community members. The Ministerial Association welcomes donations of food or cash to purchase food, and they also invite those who can help preparing food, serving and cleaning up after. If you would like to make a donation, help in any way or have any questions, please contact Lisa Carle at (208) 317-2382 or by email at busymama32004@gmail.com, Jacob Hinson, (208) 597-5618 or rollingdisciplefoods@gmail.com, or Alan Hinson (208) 597-0504 pastoralanhinson@gmail.com.
Tuesday, November 21
Bonners Ferry City Council Meeting, 7 p.m., Bonners Ferry City Hall, 7232 Main Street. To find out more or to get scheduled on the agenda, call (208)-267-3105.
Thursday, November 23 ~ Thanksgiving
Ninth Annual Turkey Trot 5k/10k Fun Run, 9 to 11 a.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds. Hosted by the folks who put on the Kootenai River Run, proceeds benefit the Bonners Ferry Food Bank. Put the bird in the oven Thanksgiving morning and come out for a run with your friends!
Friday, November 24
Performers Circle, 7 p.m., The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Tuesday, November 28
Badger Girls Basketball, 7:30 p.m. at Clark Fork.
Saturday, December 2
Badger Wrestling at Coeur d'Alene Tournament.
Monday, December 4
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
Tuesday, December 5
Bonners Ferry City Council Meeting, 7 p.m., Bonners Ferry City Hall, 7232 Main Street. To find out more or to get scheduled on the agenda, call (208)-267-3105.
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m. home vs. Wallace.
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.
Thursday, December 7
Badger Girls Basketball, 6 p.m. at Cusick, Washington.
Badger Wrestling, 6:30 p.m., home vs. Libby.
Open Mic Night at the Pearl with Shiloh Rising, doors open at 6:30, jam starts at 7 p.m. The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m. at Cusick, Washington.
Friday, December 8
Badger Wrestling at Kellogg Tournament through Saturday.
Saturday, December 9
Badger Girls Basketball, 4:30 p.m. at Sandpoint.
Badger Boys Basketball, 6 p.m. at Sandpoint.
Monday, December 11
Boundary County School District 101 Board Meeting, 6 p.m., Valley View Elementary.
Tuesday, December 12
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m., home vs. Lakeland.
Thursday, December 14
Badger Girls Basketball, 7 p.m. at St. Maries.
Friday, December 15
Badger Wrestling, 9 a.m. at North Idaho College Tournament through Saturday.
Badger Girls Basketball, 7 p.m., home vs. Wallace.
Saturday, December 16
Badger Girls Basketball, 6 p.m. vs. Genesis Prep at Post Falls High School.
Badger Boys Basketball, 7:30 p.m. vs. Genesis Prep at Post Falls High School.
Tuesday, December 19
Bonners Ferry City Council Meeting, 7 p.m., Bonners Ferry City Hall, 7232 Main Street. To find out more or to get scheduled on the agenda, call (208)-267-3105.
Badger Girls Basketball, 7 p.m., home vs. Lincoln County, Montana.
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m. at Wallace.
Thursday, December 21
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m., home vs. St. Maries.
Friday, December 22
Badger Girls Basketball, 6 p.m., home vs. Lakeland.
Monday, December 25 ~ Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 27
Badger Girls Basketball at West Valley High School Tournament, Spokane, through Thursday.
Friday, December 29
Performers Circle, 7 p.m., The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Sunday, December 31
New Years Eve Party at The Pearl! The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
2018
Monday, January 1
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
Thursday, January 4
Open Mic Night at the Pearl with Shiloh Rising, doors open at 6:30, jam starts at 7 p.m. The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m. at Lincoln County High School.
Friday, January 5
Badger Girls Basketball, 7 p.m. at Wallace.
Saturday, January 6
Badger Wrestling at St. Maries Tournament, time TBA.
Badger Girls Basketball, 6 p.m., home vs. Priest River.
Badger Boys Basketball, 7:30 p.m., home vs. Priest River.
Tuesday, January 9
Badger Wrestling, 4 p.m. at Priest River Tournament.
Badger Girls Basketball, 7 p.m. at Timberlake.
Thursday, January 11
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m. at St. Maries.
Friday, January 12
Badger Wrestling, 3 p.m. at Post Falls Tournament through Saturday.
Saturday, January 13
Badger Wrestling, 6 p.m. at Libby.
Badger Girls Basketball, 6 p.m., home vs. Kellogg.
Badger Boys Basketball, 7:30 p.m., home vs. Kellogg.
Monday, January 15
Boundary County School District 101 Board Meeting, 6 p.m., District Office, 7188 Oak Street, Bonners Ferry.
Thursday, January 18
Badger Girls Basketball, 5:30 p.m., home vs. Post Falls.
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m., home vs. Post Falls.
Saturday, January 20
Badger Wrestling, 9 a.m. at Timberlake Tournament.
Thursday, January 25
Badger Wrestling, 4 p.m. vs. American Falls at Kellogg.
Badger Wrestling, 6 p.m. at Kellogg.
Friday, January 26
Badger Wrestling, 3 p.m. at Coeur d'Alene Tournament through Saturday.
Performers Circle, 7 p.m., The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Saturday, January 27
Badger Girls Basketball, time TBA at Priest River.
Badger Boys Basketball, time TBA at Priest River.
Rocking and Rolling the Night Away with The Incredible Flying Dookie Brothers, 7 p.m., The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18door or $5 for students at Mountain Mike's, Bonners Books or online at www.thepearltheater.org.
Tuesday, January 30
Badger Girls Basketball, 7 p.m., home vs. Timberlake.
Thursday, February 1
Open Mic Night at the Pearl with Shiloh Rising, doors open at 6:30, jam starts at 7 p.m. The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Badger Girls Basketball, 7 p.m. at Kellogg.
Friday, February 2
Badger Wrestling, 4 p.m., home at BFHS Tournament throough Saturday.
Badger Girls Basketball, 4:30 p.m. at Stillwater Christian.
Badger Boys Basketball, 6 p.m., at Stillwater Christian.
Monday, February 5
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
Tuesday, February 6
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m., home vs. Timberlake.
Saturday, February 10
Fry Healthcare Foundation Festival of Hearts: Kootenai River Inn.
Thursday, February 8
Badger Wrestling, 6 p.m. at Timberlake.
Saturday, February 10
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m. at Kellogg.
Monday, February 12
Boundary County School District 101 Board Meeting, 6 p.m., Boundary County Middle School library.
Tuesday, February 13
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m., home vs. Immaculate Conception.
Thursday, February 15
Badger Boys Basketball, 7 p.m. at Timberlake.
Friday, February 23
Performers Circle, 7 p.m., The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Thursday, March 1
Open Mic Night at the Pearl with Shiloh Rising, doors open at 6:30, jam starts at 7 p.m. The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Monday, March 12
Boundary County School District 101 Board Meeting, 6 p.m., Naples Elementary.
Friday, March 30
Performers Circle, 7 p.m., The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Thursday, April 5
Open Mic Night at the Pearl with Shiloh Rising, doors open at 6:30, jam starts at 7 p.m. The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Monday, April 16
Boundary County School District 101 Board Meeting, 6 p.m., District Office, 7188 Oak Street, Bonners Ferry.
Saturday, April 21
The Tonedevil Brothers, 7 p.m., the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry. Featuring Dave, Master of the Tonedevil harp guitar, and Arvid Lundin on fiddle. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18door or $5 for students at Mountain Mike's, Bonners Books or online at www.thepearltheater.org.
Friday, April 27
Performers Circle, 7 p.m., The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.
Monday, May 14
Boundary County School District 101 Board Meeting, 6 p.m., District Office, 7188 Oak Street, Bonners Ferry.
Monday, June 11
Boundary County School District 101 Board Meeting, 6 p.m., District Office, 7188 Oak Street, Bonners Ferry.
Monday, July 9
Boundary County School District 101 Board Annual Meeting, 6 p.m., District Office, 7188 Oak Street, Bonners Ferry.
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October 27-28-31
Friday, October 27
Saturday, October 28
Sunday, October 29
Saturday, November 11
Monday, November 13
On-Going Meetings & Events
Mondays
Idaho Legal Aid Services is in Bonners Ferry the fourth Monday to meet with low-income Boundary County residents who have legal problems or questions. Legal Aid Services lawyers provide free legal help with government benefit programs including TAFI (welfare), Food Stamps, Medicaid, Medicare, SSI, Social Security and county assistance; tenants’ problems with landlords, including evictions and repairs; foreclosures of subsidized mortgages; customer problems with utility companies and problems dealing with creditors. Those interested in meeting with the lawyer can call the Bonners Ferry Food Bank, (208) 267-3663 to schedule. Idaho Legal Aid Services can be contacted at (208) 667-9559 throughout the month for legal help with problems that cannot wait.
Boundary County Democratic Central Committee Meeting, third Monday of each month, 6 p.m., Mugsy's Tavern & Grill, 7161 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. Meetings are open to the public to take care of Central Committee business and then discuss upcoming local, regional, state and national elections and events.
Bonners Ferry Women’s Cancer Awareness and Support Group, noon to 2 p.m. fourth Mondays. Panhandle Health, 7402 Caribou Street, Bonners Ferry. To learn more call (208) 267-3751 or (208) 267-2266.
Overeaters Anonymous, Mondays at 6:30 p.m., Boundary Community Hospital. To learn more, call (208) 290-8172.
Kootenai Reservation Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting, Mondays at 7 p.m., Kootenai Tribal office.
Tuesdays
Genealogical Society of Boundary County, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Family History Center, Bonners Ferry LDS Church, 6568 Alderson Lane. Anyone interested in researching family history welcome. Free access to web sites, staff available to assist. To learn more, call (208) 267-3802.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), weigh-in Tuesdays at 9 a.m., meetings at 9:30 a.m., United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln Street, Bonners Ferry.
Al-Anon Meeting, Tuesdays at 10 a.m., basement of Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody Street, Bonners Ferry.
Boundary Community Hospital Auxiliary Luncheon and Business Meeting, Chic-N-Chop Restaurant, 11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month September through May. To learn more, click here.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Tuesdays at noon, Trinity Lutheran Church. 6784 Cody Street, Bonners Ferry. To learn more, call (208) 267-4667.
Bonners Ferry Adult Grief Group Meeting, second and fourth Tuesdays, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Panhandle Health, 7402 Caribou Street, Bonners Ferry. To learn more call (208) 265-1185.
Bonners Ferry Habitat for Humanity Meeting, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
Genealogical Society of Boundary County Meeting, Tuesdays at 7 p.m., LDS Family History Library, 6569 Alderson Lane, Bonners Ferry. To learn more, call (208) 267-5084.
Alcoholics Anonymous Tuesday/Friday Group, Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln Street.
Wednesdays
Ministerial Association Community Worship Services, third Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in the Bonners Ferry High School Auditorium.
Genealogical Society of Boundary County Open House, second Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Family History Center, LDS Church, 6568 Alderson Lane, Bonners Ferry. New genealogy topic each month plus access to free websites with staff available to assist people looking up their family history. Everyone welcome. To learn more, call 267-3802.
Free Lunch, Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Grace Bible Fellowship Church, 6291 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. To learn more, call (208) 267-2121.
Mt. Hall Church Food Bank, Wednesdays from noon to 3 p.m. To learn more, call (208) 267-5732.
Diabetes Education Support Group Meetings, second Wednesday of each month September through May at 1 p.m. in the Panhandle Health Meeting Room, 7402 Caribou Street, Bonners Ferry. Call (208) 267-3141 extension 4235 for more information. All are welcome to join the group, including family members and caregivers.
Bonners Ferry Masonic Lodge No. 43 Meeting, Wednesdays at 7 p.m., 6415 Bonner Street, Bonners Ferry.
Alcoholics Anonymous Women's Meeting, Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln Street, Bonners Ferry.
Thursdays
Genealogical Society of Boundary County 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays, Family History Center, LDS Church, 6568 Alderson Lane, Bonners Ferry. To learn more, call (208) 267-3802.
Free Community Meal, Thursdays 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln. All are welcome. To learn more, call (208) 304-6854.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Thursdays at noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody Street, Bonners Ferry. To learn more, call (208) 267-4667.
Friends of the Restorium meeting, Thursdays at noon, Chic n' Chop Restaurant, 6421 Main Street, Bonners Ferry.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., United  Methodist Church 6568 Lincoln Street, Bonners Ferry.
Fridays
The Write Stuff, first and third Fridays, 10:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody Street, Bonners Ferry.
Duplicate Bridge Group, Fridays at noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody Street, Bonners Ferry.
Alcoholics Anonymous Tuesday/Friday Group, Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln Street.