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Thursday, June 29
Friday, June 30
Multi-family Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6616 Garden Court at the bottom of Paradise Valley Hill ... look for the signs! Not sure what all will be here, but there will be clothes, dishes, toys, books, old desk, tv stand and more!
Multi Family Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 211 Echo Drive. First road on the right past Sharon's Country Store, left hand side. Wood stove, small furniture, wicker toy chest, lots of jewelry, DVDs, VHS tapes, glassware and lots of old goodies!
4-H Friday Friends Rocket Science, 8 a.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds playground. Students will learn about how real rockets “blast off” as well as build their own miniature candy-tube rockets. Contest at the end of the day to see whose rocket goes the highest. To register your child, call (208) 267-3235 or stop by the Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry.
Canning Jams & Jellies, 1 to 4 p.m., UI Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry. Learn how to make your own jams and jellies and how to safely preserve them using a boiling water canner. This hands-on class will also teach participants about canning basics and proper care for your canner. Each participant will take home a jar of jam or jelly made during the class. Cost is $10 and c lass size is limited, so call to reserve your spot, (208) 267-3235.
Saturday, July 1
Kootenai River Run, register from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., 5K and 10K runs start at 9 a.m. at the Boundary County Fairgrounds. Entry fee is $25 with t-shirt, $10 without. To register or to learn more, visit http://kootenairiverrun.com.
Two Family Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 6952 Oak Street, Bonners Ferry. Quite a variety, including household items and furniture, a wood cookstove, gently used camping gear, and more!
Multi-family Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6616 Garden Court at the bottom of Paradise Valley Hill ... look for the signs! Not sure what all will be here, but there will be clothes, dishes, toys, books, old desk, tv stand and more!
Multi Family Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 211 Echo Drive. First road on the right past Sharon's Country Store, left hand side. Wood stove, small furniture, wicker toy chest, lots of jewelry, DVDs, VHS tapes, glassware and lots of old goodies!
Yaak River Tavern Pre 4th of July Party, 11 a.m. MDT, Yaak River Tavern & Mercantile, 29238 Yaak River Road. A full day of games, food, fun, music and fireworks! Kids games, Horseshoe Tournament, BBQ, Rob Quist & Great Northern with special guest Hallady Quist, ending the day with a spectacular fireworks display!
Monday, July 3
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
July 4 - July 9 ~ Kootenai River Days!
Tuesday, July 4 ~ Independence Day
Bonners Ferry Fourth of July Parade, 5 p.m., Main Street.
Kootenai River Days Opening Ceremony, 6 p.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds. Includes BBQ!
Fourth of July Fireworks, dusk, Boundary County Fairgrounds.
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.
Free Family Movie, Batman vs. Superman, 4 p.m., United Methodist Church.
Thursday, July 6
Bonners Ferry Rotary Club Grapes & Barley Walk, 5:30 p.m., Riverside Auto Center. Let the fun begin! 2017 Rotary Grapes and Barley (Wine Walk) tickets are available at Riverside Auto Center, Mandy's Gifts, or from Ron Sukenik. Tickets are $25 and availability is limited. Come join the fun!
Friday, July 7
4-H Friday Friends Refuge Hike, Kootenai Wildlife Refuge. Students will meet at the main building at 8 a.m. and leave as a group at 8:15 a.m. on a hike to Myrtle Creek Falls. Please be sure your child has lots of water, good sneakers, and weather-appropriate attire. To register your child, call (208) 267-3235 or stop by the Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry.
Saturday, July 8
Farmer's Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bonners Ferry City parking lot.
Bonners Ferry Swish 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, 9a.m. to 1 p.m., Main Street Bonners Ferry.
Kootenai River Days Street Fair, 10 a.m., Main Street Bonners Ferry. Bounce houses, live entertainment, VIP sponsor tent at Mountain West Bank, belly dancers at 6:30 p.m., street dance, 8:30 p.m.
Bull Bash, 7 p.m., Wyatt Bucking Bulls at the Boundary County Fairgrounds. Bull riding, wild pony races, wild cow milking races, local team roping, food vendors, beer garden and more! Tickets are $12 adults, $7 kids, kids five and under admitted free!
Monday, July 10
The July meeting of the Boundary County Republican Central Committee has been changed from July 3 to July 10 at 6 pm at Mugsy's.
Friday, July 14
4-H Friday Friends Animal Science, 8 a.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds playground. Students will learn about different animals that live in northern Idaho as well as different threats that can affect them (ticks, wildfires, etc.) To register your child, call (208) 267-3235 or stop by the Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry.
Saturday, July 15
North Bench Fire District 40th Anniversary BBQ, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 64464 Highway 2 east of Three Mile Junction. Enjoy a free BBQ lunch, fun with hoses, and more!
Thursday, July 20
Friday, July 21
4-H Friday Friends Refuge Hike 2, Kootenai Wildlife Refuge. Everyone will meet at the main building and hike together around the Animal Loop. They will begin their hike at 8:15 a.m., so please be on time. Please be sure your child has lots of water, good sneakers, and weather-appropriate attire. To register your child, call (208) 267-3235 or stop by the Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry.
Saturday, July 22
Friday, July 28
4-H Friday Friends Scavenger Hunt, 8 a.m., Snow Creek Pond. Students will be given a sheet of clues and go on a scavenger hunt. First team or child done wins a prize! To register your child, call (208) 267-3235 or stop by the Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry.
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.
Tuesday, August 1
Free Sports Physicals, 5 to 7 p.m., Boundary Community Hospital. Please park and enter at the Outpatient Services Lobby off Comanche Street. Parents Must be Present! Available to any student in grades 7, 9 and 11 participating in sports, including cheerleading, who must have a physical before the first practice starts. A physical is also required for those new to the sports program who did not have a physical last year, even if in grades 8, 10 or 12. This is in accordance with Idaho High School Activities Association.
Wednesday, August 2
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, August 4
4-H Friday Friends Sailboat Races, 8 a.m., Snow Creek Pond. Students will build little wooden sailboats which will then be raced across the pond on fishing line tethers to prevent them from getting away. To register your child, call (208) 267-3235 or stop by the Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry.
Monday, August 7
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
Friday, August 11
4-H Friday Friends Last Day, 8 a.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds playground. Students and staff will play team games such as soccer and kickball. At the end of the day, they will all have a water balloon fight! To register your child, call (208) 267-3235 or stop by the Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry.
Wednesday, August 16
Boundary County Fair!
Wednesday, August 23
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
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
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
15th annual Kootenai River Ride, 100K – 8 a.m., 60K – 9 a.m., 16K – 9:30 a.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds. Open to cyclists of all ages and levels. Families are encouraged to ride. Prizes, food and entertainment! Registration Deadline September 11. Register Online Today at www.KootenaiRiverRide.com. Sponsored by the Bonners Ferry Rotary.
Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge Bird Walk. Meet at the refuge office at 9 a.m. rain or shine, dressed for the weather. Bring binoculars or scope, field guide if you have one, snacks and good hiking shoes.
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.
Saturday, September 23
Boundary County Farm to Table Feast, 6 p.m., Boundary County Fairgrounds. Come celebrate the bounty of Boundary County at the annual fundraising Farm to Table dinner for GROW, Gardeners for Regional Organic Wellbeing! Featured local food will include local organic produce from the GROW Community Garden as well as flowers, beer, flour, fruit and more from local suppliers across the county. This community celebration will feature an abundance of delicious food, great company, live music and a silent auction. Just 100 tickets will be sold, so buy your tickets early! Last year's event was sold out. Contact the UI Extension Office at 208-267-3235 for more information.
Monday, October 2
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
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
Saturday, October 21
Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge Bird Walk. Meet at the refuge office at 9 a.m. rain or shine, dressed for the weather. Bring binoculars or scope, field guide if you have one, snacks and good hiking shoes.
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.
Monday, November 6
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
Friday, November 10 ~ Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 23 ~ Thanksgiving
Monday, December 4
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
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
Monday, January 1
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
Monday, February 5
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC) meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.
Saturday, February 10
Fry Healthcare Foundation Festival of Hearts: Kootenai River Inn.
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