February 14-21 Family Calendar – Mindful Mondays, Scribbler’s Society, Cheap Skate Tuesday and Wonder Wednesdays

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Camp Fire Candy Sale – Purchase $6 packets of candy to benefit Camp Fire’s youth programs while children learn life skills such as confidence, integrity, perseverance, goal setting, money management and personal responsibility. Visit a Rosauers or call (509) 747-6191 through Feb. 27 to purchase. (509) 747-6191.

Mindful Mondays Story Time – Features stories and activities that focus on kindness, compassion, self-confidence, emotions and friendship. Visit cdalibrary.org/library-events for the Zoom link. Monday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

Scribbler’s Society Virtual Writing Club – Writers of all ages meet via Zoom to write, edit drafts, and participate in critique sessions. Email Lindsay Moore at [email protected] to register. Monday, 3-4 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

Storytime Shorts – Listen to stories that help children learn language and early literacy skills. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. on facebook.com/spokanecountylibrarydistrict. Also available on YouTube at scld.org/storytime-shorts-playlist. Presented by the Spokane County Library District. To free.

Cheap Skate Tuesday – Pay full price skate admission and receive a free skate rental. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $7.25 adult; $5.25 12 and under; free from 2 years old. (509) 625-6601.

Come in and write – Bring work in progress to share, get inspired by creative prompts, and make time to write. Tuesday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. To free. (509) 279-0299.

Wonder Wednesdays – A virtual story hour with books about imagination, creativity, adventure and exploration. Visit cdalibrary.com/library-events for the Zoom link. Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

Picture Book Chat – Discover new picture books kids will enjoy with librarians Mary Ellen and Sheri. Look at facebook.com/spokanecountylibrarydistrict. Wednesday, 1 p.m. Presented by the Spokane County Library District. To free.

Kids Zoomy Art – A Zoom art course for kids. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Bags containing art materials available for pickup. Contact Create by phone at (509) 447-9277 or by email at [email protected] for more information. Wednesday, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Create Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. To 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. To free. (509) 279-0299.

Online Storytime – Read stories, sing songs and share finger games. Open to children from 2 to 5 years old and their families. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Register on scld.org. Presented by the Spokane County Library District. To free.

Drop in and Play – Play board and card games together in a relaxing and positive environment. Open to all ages. Thursday, 12-2 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. To free. (509) 279-0299.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons – Play Dungeons & Dragons on Discord. For children from 13 to 19 years old. Register on tinyurl.com/cdateendiscord. Thursday, 5-6:30 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

Preschool STEM Story: “The Lorax” – Read “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss, make a Whisper-Ma-Phone, and create paper truffola trees. Supplies available in a take-home kit. Visit events.spokanelibary.org/events for more information and to register. For preschoolers and their caregivers. Friday, 10:30-11 a.m. Presented by the Spokane Public Library. To free.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens – Play a virtual game of Dungeons & Dragons with teens in the Spokane area. All skill levels are welcome. For more information and to register, visit events.spokanelibrary.org/events. Friday, 3-5 p.m. Presented by the Spokane Public Library. To free.

Self-Published Story Time – Join Miss Delaney on the Children’s Library Facebook page as she reads stories written by self-published authors. Visit cdalibrary.org for more information. Friday, 3-4 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

Minecraft Club – Explore architecture, engineering and art through Minecraft. Participants receive a building prompt and a brief lesson, then join a Minecraft world to build around the prompt. Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. To free. (509) 279-0299.

eSports Club – Team up with other teens while playing League of Legends and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The program is available online via Discord or in person. Open to children from 13 to 19 years old. Register on cdalibrary.org. Friday, 4-5 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

Science From Home – Librarian Molly presents a science experiment each week on the library’s Facebook page facebook.com/spokanecountylibrarydistrict. For children from 8 years old and their families. Saturday, 10-11 a.m. Spokane County Library District. To free. (509) 893-8200.

Health and Wellness Series: Heart and Lungs – Kids create models of the heart and lungs to understand their basic anatomy and how they work. Led by Mobius instructors and student pharmacists from Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mobius Discovery Center, 331 N. Post St. Free. (509) 321-7133.

Saturday with the Symphony Orchestra: A Children’s Program – A program with the Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra, followed by a music-themed story hour. Register on cdalibrary.org/library-events/symphony-february-2022, or call (208) 769-2315 ext. 455. Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

One Dollar Numerica SkyRide – Numerica Credit Union is introducing $1 Numerica SkyRide tickets to celebrate Black History Month. All proceeds benefit MLK and the Carl Maxey Center. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $1. (509) 625-6601.

Drop in and RPG – Play tabletop role-playing games using cooperative problem solving. Open to adults and children from 5 years old. Every first and third Saturday, 1-3:45 p.m., Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. To free. (509) 279-0299.

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