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Pride Flag Ceremony

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The public is invited to Spokane City Hall on Monday, June 5, at 5 pm, to stand in solidarity as the Pride flag is raised to kick off Pride month. The ceremony will take place at The Gathering Place, outside City Hall, as the flag is posted over the council entrance. A proclamation of Pride month will follow the ceremony.

PJALS Postcard Happy Hour

This is an opportunity for the public to communicate a short message to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell. Postcards will then be delivered to these elected officials. The event is scheduled on the second Thursday of the month, from 4:30-6:30 pm. Saranac Commons, 19 W. Main, 838-7870

Veterans Employment Workshop

North Idaho College hosts a free workshop for veterans who may need help with career coaching, résumé auditing and networking. In the Edminster Student Union Building, Driftwood Bay Room, on NIC's main campus at 1000 W. Garden Ave. in Coeur d'Alene. Wed, June 7 from 8:30 am-5:30 pm. Details at bit.ly/2pGqwTx

Sharing the Dharma Day

Compassionate living is the theme for a new series of talks at Sravasti Abbey, the Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Newport, starting June 4 from 9:45 am-3 pm. Sravasti Abbey opens its doors to people of all faiths and backgrounds who would like to know more about Buddhist teachings. All are welcome. 692 Country Lane Rd, Newport, 447-5549, sravastiabbey.org

Arts Buzz in CdA

A time to learn what arts- and culture-related activities are in the works for Coeur d'Alene. Held on the first Friday of each month, at 9 am, in the chamber's conference room. Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce, 1031 N. Academic Way, 208-664-3194, artsandculturecda.org