August 11, 2007 in HandleX

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» It’s not every day that The Storymaster comes to town. Tom McCormack will visit Liberty Lake Monday with his storytelling skills that are part drama and part music. He combines animated storytelling, flute music and sound effects to bring stories to life for young audiences. He will be at the Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District, 22510 E. Mission, at 3 p.m. Monday. So bring the kids for a little fun before school begins for the fall.

Today

Art, Music and More - Live art and music by local independent artists; Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Spokane Valley Mall, lower level, 14700 E. Indiana. 842-2492.

Fiction Writing Workshop - Each self-contained session is devoted to a different aspect of fiction writing. Everyone is welcome; 5 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana. 922-4104.

Fire District 8 60th Anniversary Celebration - Visit Station 82 for an open house with barbecue, free blood pressure checks, a firefighter challenge and an auto extrication demonstration. There will be a jumping castle, and children can practice evacuating a home in a mobile trailer. Smokey Bear will visit, and a 1950 model ambulance will be on display. All other District 8 stations will have open houses with refreshments from 10 a.m.-noon and MedStar will be at Station 81 to provide information on its membership program. Noon-2 p.m., Fire District 8, Station 82, 12100 E. Palouse Highway. 926-6699.

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., through Sept. 29. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. 475-4574.

Otis Orchards High School All School Reunion - Contact Milly Kropp at 928-1979 or e-mail millykropp@comcast.net. 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Eagles Lodge, 16801 E. Sprague.

Spokane Valley Dodgefest - The largest outdoor dodgeball tournament takes place outside in steel cages. Also features games and activities, barbecue and live music. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Sullivan Scoreboard, 205 N. Sullivan Road. 218-1522 or 599-2744.

Sunday

Spokane Valley Dodgefest - The largest outdoor dodgeball tournament takes place outside in steel cages. Also, features games and activities, barbecue and live music. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sullivan Scoreboard, 205 N. Sullivan Road. 218-1522 or 599-2744.

Spokane Valley Elks Classic Car Show - Registration 9-11 a.m., show and shine 11 a.m.-noon, judging at noon; with music and food all day. 2605 N. Robie Road. Vehicle entry registration $15; free for spectators. 928-2818.

Trailfest 2007 - Presented by Friends of the Centennial Trail. Events include Trailfest Cycling nine and 21 miles, Trailfest 5K Run/Walk west on Trail to Plantes Ferry and back. The skate marathon and 10K registration are separate from Trailfest. Live music by Dead Mans Pants, interactive booths, prize drawings for participants. Entry forms available at www.spokanecentennialtrail.org or www.spokaneinlinemarathon.com; 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Mirabeau Meadows and the Centennial Trail, Spokane Valley. 624-7188.

Monday

Central Valley School District - The board of directors meet; 6:30 p.m., Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo. 228-5400.

Pie in the Sky Carnival - Part of Sustainable Table’s “Eat Well Guided Tour of America.” Activities include a pie walk, a cooking demonstration, food booths and local music. Hosted by WSU Spokane County Extension, Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market, Greenstone Corporation, and the City of Liberty Lake; 6-8 p.m., Pavillion Park, Liberty Lake. (212) 991-1064.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - TOPS members meet every Monday; 9-11 a.m., Broadway Court Estates, 13505 E. Broadway. 922-3874.

Tuesday

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include a motion on adopting the CenterPlace marketing plan, a motion on TIB project submittals and a report on outside agencies. 6 p.m., Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague. 921-1000.

Spokane Valley Kiwanis – The group meets every Tuesday; 6:45 a.m., Sharis Restaurant, 320 N. Sullivan Road. 922-3260.

Wednesday

Legislative Open House - Residents may meet their federal, state and local representatives. Refreshments will be served; 1-3 p.m., Liberty Lake City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive. 755-6700.

Millwood Farmers’ Market - Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m. Millwood Community Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, two blocks west of Argonne Road. 924-2350.

Nicotine Anonymous - The group meets every Wednesday; 4:45 p.m., Spokane Valley Community Center, 10814 E. Broadway. 926-9804.

Western Dance - Free dances are held Wednesdays through August. No experience necessary; 7:30-9:30 p.m., Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road. Free. 927-0790.

Thursday

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m., Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague. 928-5460.

Friday

Good Guys Hot Rod and Custom Show – More than 1,500 rods, customs and classics through 1972; manufacturer and commercial exhibits, model and pedal car exhibits, swap meet and car-for-sale corral, arts and crafts show. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today and next Saturday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday. Spokane Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $13/general admission, $6/ages 7-12, free for children 6 and under. 838-9876.

Pizza Night at the Elks - Hosted by the Elks Lodge. Reservations required; 5:30-7 p.m., 2605 N. Robie Road. $4.50 for one-topping, 12-inch pizza, additional toppings 50 cents each. 926-2328.

Next Saturday

Book Signing - Author Robert A. Benjamin will sign copies of his book “A Gift of Dreams”; 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana. Free. 922-4104.

Good Guys Hot Rod and Custom Show – More than 1,500 rods, customs and classics through 1972; manufacturer and commercial exhibits, model and pedal car exhibits, swap meet and car-for-sale corral, arts and crafts show. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 19. Spokane Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $13/general admission, $6/ages 7-12, free for children 6 and under. 838-9876.

Liberty Lake Bike Festival - Meet world bike traveler Willie Weir. There will be a bike repair workshop, prizes for decorated bikes and three ride options for all skill levels. Registration is required; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pavillion Park, Molter Road and Country Vista Drive. 755-6726.

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., through Sept. 29. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. 475-4574.


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