January 10, 2008 in Voices

Family calendar

The Spokesman-Review
 

Ongoing

“It’s Nano’s World” - Introducing children and their families to the biological wonders and tools of the nano-sized world through 14 fun, interactive exhibits. On display Tuesday-May 15. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mobius, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/general, $4.75/seniors and military, free/age one year and younger. 624-KIDS.

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Ice skating outdoors. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays and nights before school holidays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through March 3. Riverfront Park. $4.25/adults and teens; $3.25/children, seniors and military; $2.75/skate rental, $39.99, plus tax for season pass. 625-6600.

Spring Soccer - Sign-up for spring soccer. Coed micro soccer games. Runs through March 31. 9116 E. Sprague Ave. No. 138, Spokane. $35 for ages 4-7, $45 for ages 8 and older. 747-5017 or 924-7661.

Today

After-school Specials - Explore China through stories, crafts and games. Learn about a different country each month. 4 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. 893-8280; Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. 893-8390.

Cheney Middle School Food Drive - Students in Action canned-food drive. Drop off donations at the school. 2716 N. 6th St., Cheney. 559-4400.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. 11 a.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. 893-8280; Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. 893-8340; North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. 893-8350; 10:30 a.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390; 10:30 a.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385.

Spanish Lessons for Children - For ages 3-8 on Thursdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 28 or March 1-May 1. Your child will gain an elementary ability to understand and speak Spanish by singing and conversing in Spanish, identifying objects, playing games and having fun. 3:15-4:15 p.m., North Wall Schools, 9408 N. Wall St. $80/two-month session. 466-2695.

Storytime - For ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. Free. 893-8250; Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. 893-8390.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. 893-8250; North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. 893-8350; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390; Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. 893-8340; South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. 893-8400.

Friday

Baby Lapsit (Valley) - For children up to 18 months. Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, stories and rhythms. 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. 893-8400.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main St. Free. 444-5356; East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. 444-5375; Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. 444-5380; Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes. 444-5395; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390. South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main St. Free. 444-5356; East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. 444-5375; Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. 444-5380; Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes. 444-5395; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390; South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385.

Saturday

Family MACFest - Cabin Fever - Winter fun for the whole family without being cold. Sponsored by Spokane Teachers Credit Union. Noon-3 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. $10/per family (includes all activities, galleries and Campbell House). 456-3931.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - vs. Tri-City. 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $7-$17. (800) 325-SEAT.

Sunday

Spokane Symphony YES - Walking the Line - Youth Exploration Series for ages 8-14. Great seats with kid-friendly sightlines to the orchestra and an opportunity to meet the conductor and world-renowned guest artists. Receive a program book and hands-on activities. Receive a free Brahms T-shirt in the lobby and go on a backstage treasure hunt. Eckart Preu conducting, accompanied by percussionist Maria Flurry. 8 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $20/adults, $10/children. 624-1200.

Monday

Baby Lapsit (North) - For children up to 18 months. Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, stories, and rhythms. 10:30 a.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. 893-8350.

Tuesday

After-school Specials - Explore China through stories, crafts and games. Learn about a different country each month. 4 p.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. Free. 893-8250; Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St. 893-8320.

Creepy Crawlers: Leapin’ Lizards! - For ages 5-9. Learn about four-legged creatures close up. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mobius, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $10. 624-KIDS.

Family Story Evening- All ages are welcome. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring their favorite blanket or stuffed toy. 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. 893-8350; Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. 893-8400.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main St. Free. 444-5356; Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. 893-8400.

Storytime - For ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. 893-8320; 10 a.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. 893-8330.

Toddler Storytime (Downtown) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main St. Free. 444-5356.

Wednesday

After-school Specials (Argonne) - Explore China through stories, crafts and games. Learn about a different country each month. 4 p.m., Argonne Library, 893-8260. Free. 893-8260.

Preschool Storytime- For ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. 893-8400; 11 a.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. 893-8280; North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. 893-8350.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - vs. Everett. 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $7-$17. (800) 325-SEAT.

Storytime (Valley) - For ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. 893-8260.

Toddler Storytime (North) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. 893-8350.

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