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

Spokane County

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

Thursday – Candlelight vigil honoring victims of crime and their families, Spokane County Courthouse, 5:30 p.m., 1116 W. Broadway.

Thursday – 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.

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

Friday – “Child Trafficking Victims: Global Problem – Local Reality,” Noon-1:30 p.m., Comstock Room, YWCA, 829 W. Broadway, (509) 358-7949.

Coeur d’Alene

Thursday – Day of the Children 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.

Thursday – 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.

Friday – Post Falls Family Celebration: Activities for children and families, child-seat safety check, child identification kits by Post Falls Police Department, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Post Falls Head Start Center, 106 W. Ninth St. Call (208) 773-6164.


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