Christmas Tree Recycling and more

Do something: How to get involved in your community this week

Boy Scout Troop 400 is recycling natural Christmas trees in two locations of the Spokane Valley, at Central Valley and University high schools. All proceeds support scout troop activities, service projects, supplies and more. $5-$10. Offered Dec. 30-31 and Jan. 6-7, from 9 am-3 pm; home pickup also available. or [email protected]

Medicaid for Idaho Kickoff

Learn more about this nonpartisan campaign, sign the petition to put Medicaid expansion on the 2018 ballot and join Reclaim Idaho in a day of signature gathering. Also includes volunteer recruitment and training. Free. Sat, Dec. 23 from 10 am-noon. Coeur d'Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave. (360-359-2668)

Grief Support Group

Are you lonely, sad, or depressed? Did you just lose your home, your job, your spouse, or someone close to you? Come for a time of mutual support and encouragement. Meets every other Wednesday at 12:30 pm (next meeting on Dec. 27). Free. Audubon Park Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd. (325-4541)

Second Harvest Food Sorting

Join other volunteers to sort and pack produce and other bulk food items for delivery to local emergency food outlets. Ages 14+. Shift dates and times vary, sign up online. Second Harvest Food Bank, 1234 E. Front Ave.

Northwest Winterfest @ Spokane County Fair & Expo Center

Thursdays, Fridays, 5-8 p.m., Saturdays, 4-8 p.m. and Sundays, 3-6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31
  • or