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Climate change doesn't have to be a partisan issue. Join Idaho state Rep. Sage Dixon, Bonner County Commissioner Glen Bailey, the Idaho Forest Group and other climate experts for a presentation and conversation about ways to reduce carbon emissions while strengthening the local economy and saving farms, fish and forests. Free. Fri, Nov. 17 at 5:30 pm. Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. (208-263-3317)

Women in Agriculture

"WE CAN DO IT" is the theme for the sixth annual conference, an interactive day of learning and networking with other women farmers. The one-day event is held simultaneously in 40 locations throughout Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington; events are held locally in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene, Colville, Ritzville, Republic, Bonners Ferry and Sandpoint. $30/person. Sat, Nov. 18. Details at

Native American Men in Contemporary America

Levi Horn from the Northern Cheyenne tribe discusses the experience of being a Native American man in contemporary America. Horn, a 2005 graduate of John R. Rogers High School, overcame a difficult upbringing to become an offensive tackle in the National Football League. This program is part of the SPL's celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Free. Sat, Nov. 18 at 3 pm. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley. (444-5390)

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Join others in the Spokane community in commemoration of Transgender Day of Remembrance (Nov. 20) with a screening of the documentary The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, along with a community resource fair and refreshments. Free. Sat, Nov. 18 from 4-7 pm. EWU Riverpoint Campus, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd.

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