September 16, 2006 in SatValley

Organizers seek volunteers

The Spokesman-Review

Valleyfest organizers are looking for volunteers to help with the three-day event next weekend.

Festivities include a nighttime parade, logging festival, live music and other attractions that require a lot of people to run effectively. The all-volunteer Valleyfest staff helps with tasks ranging from distributing fliers to parking cars to setting up heavy equipment.

For more information on Valleyfest, visit To volunteer, call the Valleyfest office at 922-3299.

The annual event – which begins this year with a parade down Sprague Avenue Friday night – started in 1990 and attracted 30,000 people last year.


Studio art tour coming Oct. 7-8

The second annual Spokane Valley studio art tour is scheduled for Oct. 7 and 8.

Photography, jewelry, paintings sculpture, furniture and craftwork will be among the works on display. More than 20 area artists will be featured at six Valley studios. There will be live demonstrations and refreshments at each stop.

Tour stops include 4621 N. McDonald Road, 4810 N. Sunnyvale Drive, 1216 S. Garry Road, 2105 Meadowview Road, 13902 E. 32nd Ave. and 11717 E. View Ridge Lane.

For more information visit

For the Love of Movies

Catch a movie at the library

If you’re looking to avoid cool temperatures and stay inside, bring the family and watch the family film “Homeward Bound” at 3 p.m. today at the Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. The film is part of the Library’s For the Love of Movies series, which has been showcasing various family films during the summer. Call 926-6283 for more information.

Southeast Spokane County

Fair in Rockford starts Friday

The Southeast Spokane County Fair begins a three-day run Friday at Rockford.

Friday’s hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the carnival opening at 3.

The Lions Club/Fireman breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. at the fire station kicks off festivities next Saturday. The children’s parade follows at 10:15 a.m. with the grand parade at 10:30. The fair continues Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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