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All The Things: Furniture and Home Decor Market – Shop from 60+ local artists, home decor, handmade goods, furniture, beauty products, jewelry and more. Sunday, 9am-4pm Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $6.25/general admission. (208) 765-4969.

classes/workshops

Sew Uniquely You April Classes – April 25: Elna Club, 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm; April 26: Self-Paced Sewing, 10am-4pm $20; April 30: Youth Sewing: 10am-12pm. $10. Monday, Sew Uniquely You, 11402 N. Newport Highway, Suite C. (509) 467-8210.

World Drumming – Learn the fundamental art of drumming as a gateway to exploring the culture and music of Africa, Brazil, Cuba and the Middle East. For more information and registration, visit: campusce.net/spokane/course/course.aspx?c=1086. Thursdays through June 15, 4 p.m. Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St. $40.

Teenage Pottery with Alydia Grover – Learn how to make pinch pots, coil pots, the basics of tossing pots on the wheel, and tools, terminology, and studio etiquette. Mondays to May 16, 6-8 p.m. Open to children aged 11-15 years. Cost includes studio use only tools, studio glazes, wheels and firing of all finished work. Monday, Emerge, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $135. (208) 930-1876.

Pottery for Beginners Morning with J. Goolsbey – Learn the basics of pottery including throwing on the wheel, using tools and materials needed for ceramic art. Monday to May 30th, 10am-12pm. Open to everyone over the age of 16. Monday, Emerge, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $185. (208) 930-1876.

Morning Intermediate Pottery with J. Goolsbey – Students apply all prior knowledge and basic skills to create functional and complete works. Learn new skills, material usage and tool applications. Tuesdays to May 31, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to everyone aged 16 and over. Tuesday, Emerge, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $225. (208) 930-1876.

Beginner Pottery Evening with L. Schollaert – Learn the basics of pottery including throwing on the wheel, use of tools and materials needed for ceramic art. Tuesdays to May 31, 6-8 p.m. Open to everyone aged 15 and over. Tuesday, Emerge, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $185. (208) 930-1876.

Fiber Arts Studio – Bring a spinning wheel, knitting needles and/or crochet hooks and yarn and create with fellow fiber artists. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Build Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. $3 donation. (509) 447-9277.

Drawing Basics for Teens – Marlene Laurich introduces students to techniques for drawing lines, shapes, forms and spaces. Open to children aged 12-15. Sponsored by the Kalispel Tribe Youth Art Scholarship. Supplies and snacks will be provided. Call (509) 448-9277 or visit createarts.org to register. masks required. Wednesday, 3-5 p.m. Create Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. Free. (509) 447-9277.

Come and Draw – Explore different artistic mediums, develop skills and ideas, and get feedback. Open to all ages. Wednesday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. Free. (509) 279-0299.

Afternoon Advanced Pottery with L. Schollaert – Students apply all prior knowledge and basic skills to create functional and complete works. Learn new skills, material usage and tool applications. Wednesdays to June 2, 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Open to everyone aged 16 and over. Thursday, Emerge, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $225. (208) 930-1876.

Illuminated Manuscripts: Rapunzel with Hannah Charlton – Create small illuminated manuscript pages from famous fairy tales. Open to adults. 30 April and 7 May, 9-11:30 a.m. Masks are compulsory. Saturday, Spokane Art School, 811 W. Garland Ave. $65. (509) 325-1500.

Teenage Pottery with Alydia Grover – Learn how to make pinch pots, coil pots, the basics of tossing pots on the wheel, and tools, terminology, and studio etiquette. Open to children from 7 years. Saturdays to May 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Emerge, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $135. (208) 930-1876.

Introduction to Wet Felting: Slippers – Learn how to wet felt and finish with a pair of slippers. Open to students aged 16 and over. Register at gizmo-cda.org/classes.html. The cost does not include fiber. Instructed by Elyse Hochstadt. Saturday, 10am-5pm Gizmo, Hedlund Building, Suite 142, 283 N. Hubbard St., Coeur d’Alene. $120. (208) 929-4029.

Pine Needle Basket Making for Beginners with B. Snarr – Students will learn to make a finished 4-5 inch diameter pine needle basket to take home. All materials provided. Open to everyone over the age of 13. Saturday, 10:00-14:00 Emerge, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $75. (208) 930-1876.

Storycatcher Event: Photographic Memoirs – Sara Ruggles, public historian, is leading the event and creating a chapter in her memoir that uses only photographs. Participants must bring personal pictures to create their own chapters. Register at forms.office.com/r/pP8EhGgNC. Saturday, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Watercolor with Sam Brooks – A watercolor class for all levels held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Call (509) 447-9277 for a list of materials. Register by mail, PO Box 1173 or online at createarts.org. May 3, 10am-2pm Create Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. $20/class. (509) 447-9277.

Learning Circle: The Science of Wellbeing – A series of challenges aimed at increasing your happiness and building more productive habits. Registration is required, is hosted online. Tuesdays through May 3-24 at 6:30 p.m. Presented by the Spokane County Library District. Free.

Film Photography and Darkroom Printing with A. Meredith and S. Darcy – Learn tools and techniques for taking film photography and developing film in a darkroom using original equipment and chemicals. Wednesdays to May 4th to 25th, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Open to everyone aged 14 and over. Wednesday, May 4, Emerge, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $200. (208) 930-1876.

Fiber Arts Studio – Bring a spinning wheel, knitting needles and/or crochet hooks and yarn and create with fellow fiber artists. May 4th, 10am-12pm. Build Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. $3 donation. (509) 447-9277.

Drawing Basics for Teens – Marlene Laurich introduces students to techniques for drawing lines, shapes, forms and spaces. Open to children aged 12-15 years. Sponsored by the Kalispel Tribe Youth Art Scholarship. Supplies and snacks will be provided. Call (509) 448-9277 or visit createarts.org to register. masks required. May 4, 3-5 p.m. Create Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. Free. (509) 447-9277.

Come and Draw – Explore different artistic mediums, develop skills and ideas, and get feedback. Open to all ages. May 4, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. Free. (509) 279-0299.

Home & Garden

Buying a Home – Part three of the library’s financial literacy series with financial coach Kurtis Kelly of Canopy Credit Union. Hosted online. Visit spokanelibrary.org to register. Tuesday, 11-12 a.m. Presented by the Spokane Public Library. Free.

Container Gardening – Master Gardener Marilyn Lloyd teaches how to grow fresh vegetables in containers. Presented by the Spokane Master Gardeners and the Spokane County Library District. Register at scld.org. Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. online. Free.

Growing a Pollinator Garden – Northeast Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society presents a discussion of how to use native and aquatic plants to build a garden for pollinators. Saturday, 1-2 p.m. Shadle Park Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. For free. (509) 444-5390.

Gardening with Karol Startzel – Karol Startzel presents “gardening” facts, tips and resources for the best manicured lawn. “Garden” is defined as homeowners who maintain trees, shrubs, and lawns but have no interest in gardening as a hobby. May 5, 4-6 p.m. Shadle Park Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. For free. (509) 444-5390.

Master Gardener Fair & Plant Sale – Every purchase raises funds to support local educational programs, maintain horticultural demonstration beds, support community gardens and keep the Master Gardener volunteer program strong. Located in the Washington State University Extension Office. Shopping is open to the public on Saturday and Sunday. 7th-8th May, noon. 222 N Havana Street. (509) 335-3564.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic – Learn from master gardeners about horticultural issues, including plant selection, installation, and care; diagnosis and treatment of plant problems; environmentally responsible horticultural practices; pest identification and management; and effective landscaping practices. For information on supplies required, call (509) 477-2181 or email mastergardener@spokanecounty.org. First and third Friday, April 1-Oct. 9 p.m., 1-5 p.m. Presented by the Spokane Master Gardeners and the Spokane County Library District. May 6, 1-5 p.m. Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280

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