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Author Christine Marie Johnson - Book signing of “The Tree With No Limbs”; noon-3 p.m., Hastings Bookstore, 15312 E. Sprague Ave. (208) 635-5109.

Free Outdoor Movies at Liberty Lake - Movies start at dusk. Part of the Outdoor Cinema Series 2008, sponsored by Greenstone. “The Neverending Story,” rated PG; Aug. 8, “The Fox and the Hound,” rated G; Aug. 16, “Men in Black,” rated PG-13; Aug. 23, “The Sound of Music,” rated G. Runs through Saturday. Pavillion Park, Molter Road and Country Vista Drive, Liberty Lake. 252-7507, ext. 220.

Geological Tour of Dishman Hills Natural Area - Three-mile hike through the Dishman Hills Natural Area to explore the cultural history and biology of the rocks, exploding volcanoes, and glacial floods. For ages 16 and older; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Dishman Hills Natural Area. $28. 625-6200 or 625-6246.

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m., through Oct. 11. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. 879-4965.

Rockford Farmers’ and Flea Market - 9 a.m.-noon. Vendor spaces available for $10. Rockford Park, south on Highway 27, turn left on Emma in Rockford, then right on First. 291-4601.

Soccer Gear Donation Drive - Bring your old cleats, shin guards, uniforms and other equipment to be donated to benefit children both within the United States and around the world, as part of the program Passback, an initiative of the U.S. Soccer Foundation. Today, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through Sunday. Plantes Ferry Park, 12308 E. Upriver Drive.

Splash Down Water Park - Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., open until 8 p.m. on Tuesdays; Sundays, noon-6 p.m. Runs through Sept. 1. 11127 E. Mission Ave. (at Valley Mission Park), Spokane Valley. $15.99/general, $12.99/under 48 inches, free/seniors ages 65 and older with ID, free/ages 2 and younger with paid regular admission, $14/viewing pass with $7/refund; Tuesday night is family night from 4-8 p.m., admission is $8/ages 4 to adult. Prices do not include sales tax. 924-3079.

Spokane Highland Games - Includes competitions, music, Scottish clans and vendors, historical demonstrations and children’s events. A Ceilidh, or Scottish party, includes dancing, music and singing from 6-9 p.m.; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $8/adults, $5/seniors/youth ages 11-17, $3/children ages 4-10, free/under age 4. 922-3661.

Tennis Block Party - Hosted by the Liberty Lake Community Tennis Association. There will be tennis instruction, games and more; 3-6 p.m., Pavillion Park, Country Vista Drive and Molter Road. 475-0919.

Sunday

Dine to Donate – Fundraiser to help the homeless in Spokane. Dine at any of the Applebee’s restaurants – South Hill, Northpointe or Spokane Valley on a Sunday in August. Request a flyer from Interfaith Hospitality and bring to Applebee’s restaurants and 10 percent of the value of your meal will be donated to Interfaith Hospitality of Spokane to help the homeless in Spokane. 747-5487.

Elks Lodge Breakfast - Menu includes: pancakes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and orange juice; 9-11 a.m., 2605 N. Robie Road. $5. 926-2328.

Soccer Gear Donation Drive - Bring your old cleats, shin guards, uniforms and other equipment to be donated to benefit children both within the United States and around the world, as part of the program Passback, an initiative of the U.S. Soccer Foundation. 9 -11 a.m. Plantes Ferry Park, 12308 E. Upriver Drive.

Spokane Valley Elks Classic Car Show - Third annual event. 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.

Summer Concerts at Arbor Crest - Nicole Lewis Band, the 2007 “Gimme the Mic” winner; Aug. 10, 6 Foot Swing; Aug. 17, Dead Man’s Pants, playing acoustic country and blues; Aug. 23, Mike Wagner Band, playing country and blues; Aug. 24, Singlewide, playing roots music; Aug. 31, Just in Time, playing variety music. No one under 21 allowed and no outside alcohol; 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. $5. 927-9463.

Monday

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Valley Point - The group meets every Monday; 6-8 p.m., Valley Point Learning Center, 714 S. Pines. 216-3752.

Tuesday

Alzheimer’s Support Group - The group meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month; 1 p.m., Good Samaritan Village, 17121 E. Eighth. 924-6161.

Liberty Lake City Council Meeting - The agenda is available at www.libertylakewa.gov; 7 p.m., Pavillion Park, Country Vista Drive and Molter Road. 755-6700.

Pickleball - 1-3 p.m., Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. $1 per day. 928-2157.

Wednesday

Millwood Farmers’ Market - 3-7 p.m., through Oct. 1. Millwood Community Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, one block south behind the Rocket Market. 924-2350.

Pickleball - 1-3 p.m., Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. $1 per day. 928-2157.

Thursday

Democratic Women’s Club - The Greater Spokane Democratic Women’s Club meets the first Thursday of each month; 11:30 a.m., Cafe Americana, University City Mall. 928-9286.

Model Railroad Show and Swap Meet - Sponsored by the River City Modelers. Featuring model railroad items, memorabilia and three operating layouts; 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, Interstate 90 at Sullivan Road. $3/adults, $2/ages 11-16, free/age 10 and under. 939-5845.

Pickleball - 1-3 p.m., Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. $1 per day. 928-2157.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - 6-8 p.m., Orchards Crest Retirement, fourth floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen. 922-8820.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - 9:30 a.m., Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague. 928-5460.

Friday

“Keystone Kop” and “Phantom of the Opera” - Classic silent movies at dusk. On Sacred Grounds: Books and Art Gallery, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. $5/adults, $3.50/seniors and students. 747-6294.

Spaghetti Feed - Hosted by the Elks Lodge. Reservations required; 5:30-7 p.m., 2605 N. Robie Road. $5. 926-2328.

Next Saturday

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m., through Oct. 11. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. 879-4965.

Rockford Farmers’ and Flea Market - 9 a.m.-noon. Vendor spaces available for $10. Rockford Park, south on Highway 27, turn left on Emma in Rockford, then right on First. 291-4601.



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