The following events and activities are scheduled during the communitywide Our Kids: Our Business campaign through April.
Saturday – America’s Kids Run, the world’s largest children’s running event for ages 5-12. All participants must pick up their race packets at the Spokane Convention Center trade show Friday, April 25, 3-8 p.m. For information, visit www.americaskidsrun.org.
Saturday – Free pinwheels, while supplies last, from Partners with Families and Children: Jacob’s Java, 526 S. Washington; Chuck E. Cheese, 10007 N. Nevada, and all participating Zip’s Drive-ins.
Saturday – Our Kids: Our Business Neighbor Day Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cannon Park. (In the event of bad weather, festival will be moved to the West Central Community Center gym).
April 28 – “How to Become a Foster Parent” information meeting, 7-8 p.m., Deaconess Health and Education Center, Room 268. To register or ask questions, call (509) 468-0700.
Today – “Noche de Fiesta” Latino Outreach Project, 6-11 p.m., Harding Family Center, (208) 769-1515.
Today – Celebration for alumni of Idaho’s foster-care system, 5:30-9 p.m., Shilo Inn Suites, 702 W. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene.
April 30 – Day of the Child and Blockfest Activities, 11-2 p.m., Harding Family Center, (208) 666-6755.
The Inlander: inlander.com
To request help or report a suspected case of child abuse or neglect (24-hour resources): 911
Department of Social & Health Services: 1-866-ENDHARM (363-4276)
Child Protective Services: Spokane County, (509) 363-3333 (M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.), (800) 562-5624 (weekends after 4:30 p.m.) Kootenai County, (208) 769-1515 (M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.), (208) 769-1543 (after hours)
Crisis Residential Center: Youth Family and Adult Services, (509) 624-2868
Lutheran Community Services Northwest: Sexual Assault Crisis Line, (509) 624-7273
Crosswalk: (509) 838-6596
Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery: (509) 535-3155
First Call for Help: Spokane Mental Health, (509) 838-4428
Project Safe Place: Spokane County, (888) 673-7233; Kootenai County, (208) 676-0772