Bonner County Calendar – Aug. 29, 2021


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SUNDAY, Aug. 29

ACTIVITIES

Sandpoint Gun Club: trapshooting (open to public); limited free instruction available. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sandpoint Gun Club, Gun Club Road, about two miles west of May’s Honda in Sagle. Info.: 208-290-2990

Cookies, Coffee and Jesus: Informal Bible study, searching Scripture, answering questions, discovering truth; 9:30-10:30 a.m., Faith Evangelical Free Church, 2624 N. Boyer.

Sunday worship service: 10 a.m., Gardenia Center.

Sunday brewery brunch: 10 a.m., Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St. Info.: matchwoodbrewing.com

Weekly Service and discussion: 10-11:30 a.m., 100A Church Street.

MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous: 8:45 a.m., Dry River Rats (O), St. Catherine Catholic Church, 393 Summit Boulevard, Priest River; 10:30 a.m., Sunday Morning Group (O, W), children welcome; Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 W. Main; Close Encounters (O), 7 p.m., Hospitality House, 216 S. Washington, Newport; 7 p.m., Living Sober (C), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; Big Book Study (O, CW, W), 7:30 p.m., Extension Office (behind the courthouse), Bonners Ferry. For additional information about Alcoholics Anonymous and to get a list of online AA meetings, please go to district14-aa.org. You can also call our District 14 AA Helpline at 1-800-326-2164.

New Start weight loss group: 1 p.m., Sandpoint Teen Center, corner of Division and Pine.

Narcotics Anonymous: A Couple of Addicts, 6 p.m., Methodist Church basement, 711 Main St.

MONDAY, Aug. 30

NEW ACTIVITIES

Lifetree Cafe: conversations about life and faith, 2 p.m., Jalapeños, 314 N. Second Ave., Sandpoint. Info.: Stan, 208-304-6465 or [email protected]

Country breakfast: 8-10:30 a.m., Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Lane, Blanchard. All fresh ingredients and scratch made; donations appreciated.

ACTIVITIES

Monday Sewing Group: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Bonner County Extension Office, 4205 N. Boyer.

Sandpoint Senior Center lunch: 11:30 a.m., includes salad bar; Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 Main St. Suggested donation of $5 for folks 60-plus, $8 for those under 60. Menus online at sandpointareaseniors.org. For first-time visit, call 208-263-6860 to reserve a space.

Sandpoint Teen Center: 2:30-5 p.m., Sandpoint Church of God, 221 S. Division Ave.; and Huckleberry Lanes, 120 S. Division Ave.

Community meal: Free hot meal, 4-6 p.m., Sandpoint Assembly of God Church, 423 N. Lincoln St., Sandpoint.

Community soup kitchen: 4-7 p.m., Hoot Owl Cafe. All welcome, no charge.

Fitness class: 5:30 p.m., Hope Community Center. Info.: Mike Ehredt, 208-360-9647 or [email protected]

Sandpoint Jr. Rifle Club: 6 p.m., Leo Hadley Range, 1114 Lake St. Open to anyone 11 years old and above. Instructors teach Olympic-style shooting with .22 rifles and three positions (prone, kneeling, standing). Gear provided; you supply ammunition.

Silent meditation: 1/2 hour, 7-7:30 p.m., Gardenia Center.

Blues jam: Open mic, 8 p.m., Eichardt’s Pub, 212 Cedar.

MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 a.m., Attitude Adjustment (O, CW), Gardena Center, Fourth and Church; noon, Afternooner Big Book Study (O), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; 5:30 p.m., Men’s Meeting (C), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; Back to Basics (O, W, CW), 6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 600 W. Fourth St., Newport; Lots of Hope (C), Memorial Community Center, Highway 200, Hope; Troy Group (O, W), 7 p.m. (Mountain time zone), Holy Trinity, 218 E. Missoula Ave., Troy, Mont.

TOPS ID 0208: weigh-in 9-9:25 a.m., 9:30-10:30 meeting; Gardenia Center, 400 Church St. TOPS’ mission is to support people as they take and keep off pounds sensibly. Info.:208-263-2528

Kiwanis Club: luncheon meeting, 12-1 p.m., Tango Cafe, 414 Church St. Info.: Dick Vail, 208-255-6642

Life Choices Pregnancy Center: noon to 4 p.m., 502 N. Second Ave., main floor. Free pregnancy testing, obstetrical ultrasounds, option coaching and baby needs. Also, free parenting and Life Skills classes. Free and confidential. Information: 208-263-7621

Sexaholics Anonymous: A 12-step program of recovery, noon meeting. Info: toll-free (866) 291-0914 or email [email protected]

Al-Anon: Happy Solutions group is open to anyone concerned about or affected by someone else’s drinking. In-person meeting, 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 417 N. Fourth Ave., Sandpoint. (Enter using door on Alder Street). Info.: Sharon, 208-263-2610

Stepping Into Freedom: A Christ-centered 12-step program, open session, Sandpoint Assembly of God Church, 6 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Boundary Community Hospital, 6640 Kaniksu St., Bonners Ferry; Fry Education Center, 6671 Kaniksu St. (across from the helipad). All who desire to stop eating compulsively are welcome. No dues, fees, weigh-ins or diets. Info.: 208-290-8172

Survivors of Suicide Support Group: 7-8 p.m., 608 S. Division Ave. Info.:208-265-5049

Narcotics Anonymous: A Vision of Hope, 7:15 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 526 Olive. Enter through the back door.

TUESDAY, Aug. 31

ACTIVITIES

KFRY Morning Show: 8-9 a.m., with Phil and Julie, 88.5 FM.

Yoga: 8:30 a.m., Hope Community Center. Info.: Maria Alberg, 208-263-2084

DayBreak Center: adult respite care, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., DayBreak Center, 820 Main St. Info.: 208-265-8127

Research day: Bonner County Historical Museum. Local history exhibits and research archive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day or by appointment. Info: 208-263-2344.

Leo Hadley Indoor Range: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 114 W. Lake St.; through April 12. Instruction available, .22 rimfire, rifle or pistol. Rangemasters Cliff Lanning, 265-4871; or Bill Moody, 208-290-6846.

Mother Goose Tales: story and singing program for children aged 0-3 years old; 10:15 a.m., Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Info.: 208-263-6930

Preschool story time: stories, games, crafts and songs for children ages 2-5, 11 a.m., Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Info.: 208-263-6930

Sandpoint Senior Center lunch: 11:30 a.m., includes salad bar; Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 Main St. Suggested donation of $5 for folks 60-plus, $8 for those under 60. Menus online at sandpointareaseniors.org. For first-time visit, call 208-263-6860 to reserve a space.

Pinochle: Clark Fork-Hope Area Senior Center, 1 p.m. Info: 266-1667.

Sandpoint Teen Center: 2:30-5 p.m., Sandpoint Church of God, 221 S. Division Ave.; and Huckleberry Lanes, 120 S. Division Ave.

Tuesday night mountain bike ride: 5:30-8 p.m., Schweitzer, 10000 Schweitzer Mountain Road. Join local riders for a fun 7-mile, two-hour no-drop MTB ride; meet at the clock tower. Sponsored by Pend Oreille Pedalers. Info.: schweitzer.com

Bonner Partners in Care Clinic: 5:30 p.m., Panhandle Health District office, 1020 Michigan, Sandpoint.

Pictionary: 6 p.m., Utara Brewing Co., 214 Pine St. Teams and individuals welcome.

Basic Bingo: Stoneridge Loft Restaurant, Blanchard, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Trivia Night: 7-9 p.m., MickDuff’s Brewery. Enjoy a night of trivia, prizes awarded.

Night-Out Karaoke: hosted by DJ Webrix; 9 p.m.-midnight, 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave. Info.: 219.bar

MEETINGS

Ponderay Rotary: Breakfast meeting, 7 a.m. Tango Cafe, Columbia Bank building. All welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 a.m., Attitude Adjustment (O, CW), Gardena Center, Fourth and Church; noon, Afternooner Big Book Study (O), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; 5:30 p.m., Men’s Meeting (C), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; Back to Basics (O, W, CW), 6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 600 W. Fourth St., Newport; Lots of Hope (C), Memorial Community Center, Highway 200, Hope; Troy Group (O, W), 7 p.m. (Mountain time zone), Holy Trinity, 218 E. Missoula Ave., Troy, Mont.

Narcotics Anonymous: Open Arms, 7:15 p.m., North Summit Church, 201 N. Division (South Building)

Life Choices Pregnancy Center: noon to 4 p.m., 502 N. Second Ave., main floor. Free pregnancy testing, obstetrical ultrasounds, option coaching and baby needs. Also, free parenting and Life Skills classes. Free and confidential. Information: 208-263-7621

Overeaters Anonymous: noon-1 p.m., Cocolalla Cowboy Church, 4281 Cocolalla Loop Road. No dues, no diets, no weigh-ins, no pressure. Info.: Linda G.,1-612-599-1096 or email, [email protected]

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous: no fees, no dues, no weigh-ins; 6:30-8 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 526 Olive Ave., enter via green door facing Olive Avenue. Info.: Brenda, 208-255-9339

Bible Services: Teaching the unchanging truth of Jesus Christ: 7:30 p.m., the Sand Creek Center at the Meeting Place, 101 N. First Ave.

Heron Outreach Clinic: Open for drop-ins, Info: 1-406-847-8780.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 1

NEW ACTIVITIES

Sandpoint Farmers Market: 3-5:30 p.m., Farmin Park, Fourth and Main. Fresh produce, live music, crafts and more.

ACTIVITIES

KFRY Morning Show: 8-9 a.m., with Chris and Suzy, 88.5 FM.

After God’s Heart: A community Bible study for women, 9-11 a.m., North Summit Church, September through May. Breaks for holidays and summer. Info.: AGHSandpoint.com

DayBreak Center: adult respite care, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., DayBreak Center, 820 Main St. Info.: 208-265-8127

Bonner County Historical Museum: Open, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Small fee at door.

Clark Fork Mother Goose: stories and rhymes for babies and caregivers with play time to follow. All welcome; 10:30 a.m., Clark Fork Library, 601 N. Main St. Info.: 208-266-1321

Sandpoint Senior Center lunch: 11:30 a.m., includes salad bar; Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 Main St. Suggested donation of $5 for folks 60-plus, $8 for those under 60. Menus online at sandpointareaseniors.org. For first-time visit, call 208-263-6860 to reserve a space.

Soup social: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Gardenia Center. Social gathering and free homemade soup.

Senior Meal: Clark Fork-Hope Area Senior Center 11:30 a.m.

Duplicate bridge: Noon, Ponderay Event Center. Info and partnerships: 208-610-0620.

Party Bridge: Clark Fork-Hope Area Senior Center, 12:15 p.m. Info.: 208-266-1280.

Sandpoint Teen Center: 1:30-5 p.m.; Sandpoint Sandpoint Church of God, 221 S. Division Ave., and Huckleberry Lanes, 120 S Division Ave.

Bingo hour: 2-3 p.m., Alpine Vista Senior Apartments, 1705 Pine St. All welcome. Info.: 208-265-4446

For the Love of ART: 3 p.m., Creations on Cedar Street Bridge, $5. Explore all mediums, technical instruction; for ages 6 and above.

Cancer yoga: 4 p.m., Community Cancer Services, 1205 Highway 2, Suite 101B, Sandpoint. Cancer patients and caregivers welcome. Please call to make sure class is appropriate fit. Info.: Cindy,, 208-255-2301

Open silent meditation: Doors open 4:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Gardenia Room, Gardenia Center.

Fitness class: 5:30 p.m., Hope Community Center. Info.: Mike Ehredt, 1- 208-360-9647 or [email protected]

Bingo: Sandpoint Senior Center, 6 p.m., 820 Main St. Have some fun and support local seniors. Info.: 208-263-6860

Wind Down Wednesday: 6-9 p.m., 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave.; live music with Truck Mills and a guest. Info.: 219.bar

Bingo Night: 6:30 p.m., MickDuff’s Brewing Company Beer Hall and Brewery, 220 Cedar St. Free game card for all. Info.: 208-209-6700.

Men’s Night: 7 p.m., Clark Fork-Hope Area Senior Center.

ONGOING MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 a.m., Attitude Adjustment (O, CW), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; noon, Big Book Study (O), Grace Church, 208 First Ave., Sandpoint; 5:45 p.m., Beginner’s Meeting (O), Hospitality House, 216 S. Washington, Newport, Wash.; 7 p.m., The First One Hundred Sixty Four (C), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church, Sandpoint; 7:30 p.m., Elmira/Naples 12×12 Study Group (O), United Methodist Church, 6558 Lincoln, Bonners Ferry. For additional information about Alcoholics Anonymous and to get a list of online AA meetings, please go to district14-aa.org. You can also call the District 14 AA Helpline at 1-800-326-2164.

Sandpoint Rotary Club: Noon, Tango Cafe, Panhandle State Bank building.

Life Choices Pregnancy Center: noon to 4 p.m., 502 N. Second Ave., main floor. Free pregnancy testing, obstetrical ultrasounds, option coaching and baby needs. Also, free parenting and Life Skills classes. Free and confidential. Information: 208-263-7621

A Course in Miracles: Study in a spiritual belief system, 5 p.m., Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Public welcome. Info.: Karen, 208-263-8949

Lake Pend Oreille Toastmasters Club: 5:30 p.m., Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Information: Debbie Ford, 208-283-9008 or [email protected]

Al-Anon: Happy Solutions group is open to anyone concerned about or affected by someone else’s drinking. In-person meeting, 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 417 N. Fourth Ave., Sandpoint. (Enter using door on Alder Street). Info.: Sharon, 208-263-2610

Al-Anon Zoom meeting: Open to anyone concerned about or affected by someone else’s drinking; 6 p.m. For information on accessing these meetings, contact kim at 208-304-7585

Overeaters Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Boundary Community Hospital, 6640 Kaniksu St., Bonners Ferry. Use emergency entrance to lower level conference room. No dues, fees, weigh-ins or diets. We welcome all with a desire to stop eating compulsively. Info.:208- 290-8172.

Table Talk: Wednesday evening public book study and discussion group, 7-9 p.m., Pie Hut, 502 Church St., to share the importance of the Lost Life of the Heart. Hosted by Linda Evans, Sandpoint Beguine Society.

Narcotics Anonymous: Wednesday Night Newcomers, 7 p.m., Pine Street and Division, SDA Community Youth Center, upstairs.

THURSDAY, Sept. 2

ACTIVITIES

KFRY Morning Show: 8-9 a.m., with Jack and Jim, 88.5 FM.

DayBreak Center: adult respite care, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., DayBreak Center, 820 Main St. Info.: 208-265-8127

Leo Hadley Indoor Range: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 114 W. Lake St.; through April 12. Instruction available, .22 rimfire, rifle or pistol. Rangemasters Cliff Lanning, 208-265-4871; or Bill Moody, 208-290-6846.

Research day: Bonner County Historical Museum, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Crafting with Kids: 11 a.m., Creations on the Cedar Street Bridge. Drop-ins welcome, ages 1-8, small donation.

Sandpoint Senior Center lunch: 11:30 a.m., includes salad bar; Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 Main St. Suggested donation of $5 for folks 60-plus, $8 for those under 60. Menus online at sandpointareaseniors.org. For first-time visit, call 208-263-6860 to reserve a space.

Sandpoint Teen Center: 2:30-5 p.m., Sandpoint Church of God, 221 S. Division Ave.; and Huckleberry Lanes, 120 S. Division Ave.

Community meal: 4-6 p.m., United Methodist Church, Main and Boyer. All welcome to share food and fellowship.

Fitness class: 5:30 p.m., Hope Community Center. Info.: Mike Ehredt, 208-360-9647 or [email protected]

Bonner Partners in Care Clinic: 5:30 p.m., Panhandle Health District office,1020 Michigan, Sandpoint.

Trivia with Maddie: 7 p.m., The Longshot, 102 S. Boyer Ave. Info.: longshotsandpoint.com

ONGOING MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 a.m., Attitude Adjustment (O, CW), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church, Sandpoint; 10 a.m., Sober Soul Sisters (women’s meeting, O), Masonic Lodge, 600 Fourth St., Newport, Wash.; 7 p.m., How Hungry discussion (O), Blanchard Community Center, 685 Russo; 7 p.m., Step Study Group (C, W), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church, Sandpoint; 7 p.m.(Mountain time zone), Troy Group (O, W), Troy Baptist Church, 725 E. Missoula Ave., Troy, Mont.; 7:30 p.m., Each Group S/B. Autonomous (O), United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln, Bonners Ferry. For additional information about Alcoholics Anonymous and to get a list of online AA meetings, please go to district14-aa.org. You can also call the District 14 AA Helpline at 1-800-326-2164.

Al-Anon Zoom meeting: Open to anyone concerned about or affected by someone else’s drinking; noon. For information on accessing these meetings, contact Kim at 208-304-7585

Al-Anon: Happy Solutions group is open to anyone concerned about or affected by someone else’s drinking. In-person meeting, noon, First Presbyterian Church, 417 N. Fourth Ave., Sandpoint. (Enter using door on Alder Street). Info.: Sharon, 208-263-2610

Life Choices Pregnancy Center: noon to 4 p.m., 502 N. Second Ave., main floor. Free pregnancy testing, obstetrical ultrasounds, option coaching and baby needs. Also, free parenting and Life Skills classes. Free and confidential. Information: 208-263-7621

Women’s Domestic Violence Support Group: Noon-1:30 p.m. Info: 208-263-0658.

Narcotics Anonymous: Open Arms, 6 p.m., Sandpoint Methodist Church, 711 Main St.

Boy Scouts Troop 111: 7 p.m., Sandpoint Community Hall. Everyone welcome.

FRIDAY, Sept. 3

NEW ACTIVITIES

POAC ArtWalk closing receptions: 5:30-8 p.m., downtown businesses; last chance to enjoy the art featured in the 2021 POAC ArtWalk. Info.: artinsandpoint.org

Schweitzer Fall Fest: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chairlift opens; 4-8 p.m., beer tent opens; 4-8 p.m., live music. Info.: schweitzer.com/event/fall-fest-2021

ACTIVITIES

Sandpoint Senior Center breakfast: 8:30 a.m., Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 Main St. For first-time visit, call 208-263-6860 to reserve a space.

Spiritual healing meditation service: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Gardenia Center, 400 Church St., Sandpoint. Free to all; no admittance after 11 a.m.

Senior Meal: Clark Fork-Hope Area Senior Center, 11:30 a.m.

Duplicate Bridge: 12:30 p.m., Clark Fork-Hope Area Senior Center, 10th and Cedar. Info: 208-266-1652.

Yoga for Teens: Syringa Creek Bldg. (north on Division near Baldy), 3:30-4:45 p.m.

St. Joseph’s Soup Kitchen: Free dinner, Lincoln and Ontario, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., St. Joseph’s. Everyone welcome.

Live music: 5-8 p.m., Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St. Info.: powine.com

Live music: 9 p.m.-midnight, 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave. Info.: 219.bar

ONGOING MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 a.m., Attitude Adjustment (O, CW), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church, Sandpoint; 7 p.m., Dry River Rats, St. Catherine Catholic Church, 393 Summit Boulevard, Priest River; 7 p.m., S.O.B.E.R. Sisters (O, W), Holy Trinity, 218 E. Missoula Ave., Troy, Mont.; 7 p.m., Attraction Not Promotion (O, CW), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Friday Night Group (O), United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln, Bonners Ferry. For additional information about Alcoholics Anonymous and to get a list of online AA meetings, please go to district14-aa.org. You can also call the District 14 AA Helpline at 1-800-326-2164.

Crisis Pregnancy Center: From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 502 N. Second Ave, main floor. Free pregnancy testing, obstetrical ultrasounds, counseling and baby needs. Also free parenting and Life Skills classes. Call 263-7621.

Celebrate Recovery: Sandpoint Church of the Nazarene, Highway 95 N; dinner, 5:30 p.m.; meeting, 6 p.m. Recovery meeting for hurts, habits and hang-ups.

Narcotics Anonymous: Surrender to Live, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 711 Main St.

Table Talk: Public discussion group meeting, 7-9 p.m., Pie Hut, 502 Church St., Sandpoint. Discussion on “spiritual transformation.” Hosted by Linda Evans, Sandpoint Beguine Society.

SATURDAY, Sept. 4

NEW ACTIVITIES

Sandpoint Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Farmin Park, Third and Oak. Fresh produce and more. Info.: sandpointfarmersmarket.com

Funky Junk Antique Show: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Bonner County Fair

Schweitzer Fall Fest: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chairlift opens; noon-7 p.m., beer tent opens; noon-7 p.m., live music. Info.: schweitzer.com/event/fall-fest-2021

ACTIVITIES

Cardio Junkies: Sandpoint’s running club, 7 a.m., Joe’s Auto Body, Baldy Mountain Road. Info: Janet, 208-255-6102

Albeni Falls Pipes and Drums Band: 9 a.m., First Lutheran Church. Free bagpiping, drumming and Highland dancing lessons for adults and children.

Family Game Day: 1 p.m., Creations on the Cedar Street Bridge; ages 4 through adult. Demos and game-offs; drop-ins welcome.

Live music: 5-8 p.m., Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St. Info.: powine.com

ONGOING MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous: 9 a.m., Attitude Adjustment (O, W), Church of God, 221 S. Division Ave., Sandpoint; 5 p.m. Close Encounters (O), AA literature study, Hospitality House, 216 S. Washington, Newport; 5:30 p.m., Women’s Meeting (O, CW), Sweet Magnolia’s Women’s Sober House, 502 Fourth Ave., Sandpoint; 7 p.m., Saturday Night Live (O, W), North Summit Church, 201 N. Division Ave., speaker meetings held the last Saturday of the month. For additional information about Alcoholics Anonymous and to get a list of online AA meetings, please go to district14-aa.org. You can also call the District 14 AA Helpline at 1-800-326-2164.

Narcotics Anonymous: Highlifers, 5:30 p.m., Gardenia Center, 400 Church St.; 1 Disease 1 Program, 11 a.m., closed, 710 Superior, Suite D (children welcome).

SUNDAY, Sept. 5

NEW ACTIVITIES

Schweitzer Fall Fest: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chairlift opens; noon-7 p.m., beer tent opens; noon-7 p.m., live music. Info.: schweitzer.com/event/fall-fest-2021

ACTIVITIES

Sandpoint Gun Club: trapshooting (open to public); limited free instruction available. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sandpoint Gun Club, Gun Club Road, about two miles west of May’s Honda in Sagle. Info.: 208-290-2990

Cookies, Coffee and Jesus: Informal Bible study, searching Scripture, answering questions, discovering truth; 9:30-10:30 a.m., Faith Evangelical Free Church, 2624 N. Boyer.

Sunday worship service: 10 a.m., Gardenia Center.

Sunday brewery brunch: 10 a.m., Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St. Info.: matchwoodbrewing.com

Weekly Service and discussion: 10-11:30 a.m., 100A Church Street.

MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous: 8:45 a.m., Dry River Rats (O), St. Catherine Catholic Church, 393 Summit Boulevard, Priest River; 10:30 a.m., Sunday Morning Group (O, W), children welcome; Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 W. Main; Close Encounters (O), 7 p.m., Hospitality House, 216 S. Washington, Newport; 7 p.m., Living Sober (C), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; Big Book Study (O, CW, W), 7:30 p.m., Extension Office (behind the courthouse), Bonners Ferry. For additional information about Alcoholics Anonymous and to get a list of online AA meetings, please go to district14-aa.org. You can also call our District 14 AA Helpline at 1-800-326-2164.

New Start weight loss group: 1 p.m., Sandpoint Teen Center, corner of Division and Pine.

Narcotics Anonymous: A Couple of Addicts, 6 p.m., Methodist Church basement, 711 Main St.

MONDAY, Sept. 6

NEW ACTIVITIES

Schweitzer Fall Fest: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chairlift opens; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., beer tent opens; 11 a.m.-4p.m., live music. Info.: schweitzer.com/event/fall-fest-2021

Country breakfast: 8-10:30 a.m., Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Lane, Blanchard. All fresh ingredients and scratch made; donations appreciated.

Lifetree Cafe: conversations about life and faith, 2 p.m., Jalapeños, 314 N. Second Ave., Sandpoint. Info.: Stan, 208-304-6465 or [email protected]

ACTIVITIES

Monday Sewing Group: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Bonner County Extension Office, 4205 N. Boyer.

Sandpoint Senior Center lunch: 11:30 a.m., includes salad bar; Sandpoint Senior Center, 820 Main St. Suggested donation of $5 for folks 60-plus, $8 for those under 60. Menus online at sandpointareaseniors.org. For first-time visit, call 208-263-6860 to reserve a space.

Sandpoint Teen Center: 2:30-5 p.m., Sandpoint Church of God, 221 S. Division Ave.; and Huckleberry Lanes, 120 S. Division Ave.

Community meal: Free hot meal, 4-6 p.m., Sandpoint Assembly of God Church, 423 N. Lincoln St., Sandpoint.

Community soup kitchen: 4-7 p.m., Hoot Owl Cafe. All welcome, no charge.

Fitness class: 5:30 p.m., Hope Community Center. Info.: Mike Ehredt, 208-360-9647 or [email protected]

Sandpoint Jr. Rifle Club: 6 p.m., Leo Hadley Range, 1114 Lake St. Open to anyone 11 years old and above. Instructors teach Olympic-style shooting with .22 rifles and three positions (prone, kneeling, standing). Gear provided; you supply ammunition.

Silent meditation: 1/2 hour, 7-7:30 p.m., Gardenia Center.

Blues jam: Open mic, 8 p.m., Eichardt’s Pub, 212 Cedar.

MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 a.m., Attitude Adjustment (O, CW), Gardena Center, Fourth and Church; noon, Afternooner Big Book Study (O), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; 5:30 p.m., Men’s Meeting (C), Gardenia Center, Fourth and Church; Back to Basics (O, W, CW), 6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 600 W. Fourth St., Newport; Lots of Hope (C), Memorial Community Center, Highway 200, Hope; Troy Group (O, W), 7 p.m. (Mountain time zone), Holy Trinity, 218 E. Missoula Ave., Troy, Mont.

TOPS ID 0208: weigh-in 9-9:25 a.m., 9:30-10:30 meeting; Gardenia Center, 400 Church St. TOPS’ mission is to support people as they take and keep off pounds sensibly. Info.:208-263-2528

Kiwanis Club: luncheon meeting, 12-1 p.m., Tango Cafe, 414 Church St. Info.: Dick Vail, 208-255-6642

Life Choices Pregnancy Center: noon to 4 p.m., 502 N. Second Ave., main floor. Free pregnancy testing, obstetrical ultrasounds, option coaching and baby needs. Also, free parenting and Life Skills classes. Free and confidential. Information: 208-263-7621

Sexaholics Anonymous: A 12-step program of recovery, noon meeting. Info: toll-free (866) 291-0914 or email [email protected]

Al-Anon: Happy Solutions group is open to anyone concerned about or affected by someone else’s drinking. In-person meeting, 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 417 N. Fourth Ave., Sandpoint. (Enter using door on Alder Street). Info.: Sharon, 208-263-2610

Stepping Into Freedom: A Christ-centered 12-step program, open session, Sandpoint Assembly of God Church, 6 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Boundary Community Hospital, 6640 Kaniksu St., Bonners Ferry; Fry Education Center, 6671 Kaniksu St. (across from the helipad). All who desire to stop eating compulsively are welcome. No dues, fees, weigh-ins or diets. Info.: 208-290-8172

Survivors of Suicide Support Group: 7-8 p.m., 608 S. Division Ave. Info.:208-265-5049

Narcotics Anonymous: A Vision of Hope, 7:15 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 526 Olive. Enter through the back door.