April 11, 2007 in City

Activities

The Spokesman-Review
 

The following events and activities are scheduled during the communitywide “Our Kids: Our Business” campaign, which runs the month of April. For more info, see spokesmanreview.com/ourkids/

Spokane County

April 11– Community Colleges of Spokane Head Start/ECEAP/Early Head Start will display 1,381 pinwheels (a symbol for the child-abuse prevention campaign) at a dedication event, 9 a.m., Institute for Extended Learning Lodge, 3305 W. Fort George Wright Drive, (509) 533-4800.

April 13 – “Our Kids: Our Business” luncheon, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Davenport Hotel, Grand Pennington Ballroom. Bob Watt keynote speaker on “The Return on Investment When Kids Thrive.” Register at greaterspokaneincorporated.com.

April 14 – Crisis Residential Center community open house, 1-4 p.m., 201 W. Sixth Ave. CRC is a short-term residential program for troubled adolescents, (509) 532-2000 or (509) 624-2868.

April 14-20 – Big Brothers Big Sisters will hand out pinwheels in the atrium at River Park Square, noon-1 p.m., and ask the public to take action to prevent child abuse and neglect.

April 15-19 – Pinwheel display in River Park Square; candlelight vigil.

April 17 – “How to Become a Foster Parent,” 10 a.m., Children and Family Services, 1313 N. Atlantic, Suite 2000 (Rock Pointe East). Call (509) 389-7192

April 18 – City Forum, First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar, 11:30 a.m. Gary Livingston, chancellor and CEO of Community Colleges of Spokane, speaking on “Investing in Children Today Means a Better Spokane in the Future.”

April 19 – “Bringing Up Baby” class for single expectant parents and single parents with newborns, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Summit View Apartments, CAPA office, lower level, 820 N. Summit Blvd., (509) 325-7667.

April 20 – Spokane Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Council Awards Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon. Followed by Glen Cooper from Marycliff Institute on “Circle of Security: Classroom Edition,” Mukogawa Fort Wright, 4000 W. Randolph Road, $15 for breakfast and registration. Call (509) 535-3155 or dina@vanessabehan.org.

April 20 – “The Keys to Diversity” for area high school students, presented by Youth Leadership Spokane and Downtown Rotary 21, Washington State University-Spokane Riverpoint Campus, Academic Center. Registration 7:45 a.m. (509) 459-4110

April 25 – United Way Volunteer of the Year Award Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Spokane Ag Trade Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., (509) 838-6581.

April 26 – Candlelight vigil honoring victims of crime and their families, Spokane County Courthouse, 5 p.m., 1116 W. Broadway.

April 26 – Foster parent information meeting, open to anyone interested in learning about becoming a foster parent, 7-8 p.m., Deaconess Health Education Center, Room 268. Call Carol Plischke at Olive Crest, (509) 468-0700.

April 26 – Shaken Baby Syndrome prevention program, 1-4 p.m., Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital, fourth floor classrooms, (509) 474-4841.

Coeur d’Alene

April 26 – Day of the Child and Books (El Dia de los Ninos y los Libros), kid-friendly activities, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St. Contact Sharon Pritchett, (208) 666-6762.

April 26 – Invitation breakfast for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program serving North Idaho, 7:30 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St. Call Marci Schreiber at (208) 667-0623.

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