December 11, 2008 in Voices

St. Pat’s pageant next Thursday

 

The students at St. Patrick School, 2706 E. Queen Ave. in Hillyard, invite the community to their annual Christmas program, “Making a Joyful Noise.” The holiday event will be held in St. Patrick Church, 5021 N. Nelson St., on Dec. 18 at 7 p.m.

All 150 of St. Patrick’s students will participate in the program, from preschool to eighth grade. Refreshments will be served after the performance.

For more information, call 487-2830.

Spokane Valley

Shred documents for toy donation

Intermountain Community Bank, 5211 E. Sprague Ave., will host Shred and Share, a professional shredding day to support Toys for Tots on Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bring a new, unwrapped toy to ICB and up to two boxes of documents, computer discs and other shreddable items will be professionally shredded by DeVries Business Services.

For more information, call ICB at 944-3880.

Emerson/Garfield

Homebuyer ed classes offered

Community Frameworks, 315 W. Mission Ave., is offering “Managing Your Finances” on Wednesday and “Mortgage Basics” on Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. The classes are a continuation of homebuyer education classes that began in November.

The free classes are designed to teach homebuyers what is needed to successfully buy a home.

To register, call 484-6733, Ext. 117. Advanced registration is required.

Traditional English feast planned

Enjoy an Old English Feast in the Henderson Room at the Corbin Senior Activity Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave., on Dec. 19 at noon.

The holiday tradition will include Beef Wellington among other delicious English traditional favorites.

Bring a can of food for the Second Harvest Food Bank to feed people in need during the Christmas season.

Tickets are $12 in advance. Call 327-1584 for more information.

Downtown

Benefit run/walk on Saturday

Take a break from shopping and join the Arthritis Foundation’s 5k Jingle Bell Run and Walk for Arthritis Saturday at Riverfront Park. Organizers estimate 52,000 people in the Spokane area live with the disease.

Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the race starts at 9 a.m. A 1k children’s run with the elves begins at 8:30 a.m. Adult registration fee until Friday is $20. It is free for children 8 and younger or $10 with a T-shirt. Register through Friday at Runners Soul, 221 N. Wall St., Spokane.

Adult registration is $30 on Saturday. For more information, visit SpokaneJingleBellRun. Kintera.org.

Valerie Putnam


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