“Harvey” – Pend Oreille Players Association, Tuesday and Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Newport (Wash.) College Center. Needed: six men and six women. Auditioners should wear comfortable clothing and expect to read cold from the script. Performance dates: Nov. 10-19. Call (509) 447-2750 or (509) 447-2180.
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” – North Idaho College Theater Department, Wednesday and Sept. 7, 7 p.m. in Boswell Hall’s Schuler Auditorium on the NIC campus. Auditioners will read cold from the script and be expected to move and improvise. Call (208) 769-3220.
Spokane Youth Symphony – Appointments are being taken for auditions Sept. 11 from 4:40 to 7 p.m. at Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington. Call (509) 747-7549.
Box ‘n’ Hat Players – Spokane Civic Theatre Academy, Sept. 14, 4 p.m. at the theater, 1020 N. Howard. For ages 11-18. Auditioners should prepare a verse and chorus of a song and be prepared to move. Rehearsals will be held once a week during the school year. Call (509) 325-1413.
Classes and workshops
Theater Arts Classes for Children and Teens – Christian Youth Theater, starting Sept. 12. Classes available in drama, dance, voice and more; students will be eligible to audition for “Aladdin” and “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Cost: $110 if registered by Friday, $130 after that. Call (509) 487-6540 or see www.cytspokane.com.
Guitar Workshop – Flat-picking, led by Steve Kaufman, Sept. 8 and 9 at CREATE, Fourth and Fea, Newport, Wash. Cost: $80. Call (509) 447-0671.
Holy Names Music Center Music Camps: Cello Ensemble Camp – Sept. 9, elementary lessons, 8:30-11:30 a.m.; intermediate lessons, 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.; advanced lessons, 3-6 p.m.; adult beginning lessons, 6:30-9 p.m., cost: $25/class. New Horizons Orchestra – Tuesdays starting Sept. 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m., cost: $35/month; New Horizons Choir – Wednesdays starting Sept. 6, 6:30-8 p.m., cost: $30/month; at the center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. Call (509) 326-9516.
Write On! A Creative Writing Mini-Conference – Sept. 15-17 at Lost Horse Press, 105 Lost Horse Lane, Sandpoint, and at Oden Hall, 143 Sunnyside Road, Sandpoint. Cost: $200. Call (208) 255-4410 or see www.losthorsepress.org.
Spokane Arts Commission – Nominations are being sought for the 2006 City of Spokane Arts Awards. Categories include: individual artist, arts organization, arts in education, individual benefactor, business benefactor and arts community leadership. Deadline is Friday. Forms are available at the Chase Gallery in the lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Call (509) 625-6050.