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Children in Africa: Pawns of Politics - Rory Anderson, senior policy adviser for World Vision in the U.S. will speak on her experiences with children in Africa, as well as the Clean Diamond Trade Act. 1 p.m., Eastern Washington University, TAW, Room 215 C, Cheney. (509) 448-8412.


“On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods” - Geologist Bruce Bjornstad will be presenting his book, a geological field guide to the Mid-Columbia Basin that explores the origins and mysteries of the Ice Age floods. 7 p.m., REI, 1125 N. Monroe St. (509) 328-9900.

Free Basketball Clinic for Girls - Age 5-12. Girls will learn skills from the Gonzaga University women’s team. Part of an open house hosted by Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. 6-7:30 p.m., Girl Scout Program Center, 1404 N. Ash St. (509) 747-8091, ext. 208.


“Canvas” - A film presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Far North chapter. 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-9191.


“Smart Surfing on the Internet” - Learn how to evaluate Web sites and addresses, surf safely and deal with error messages. All participants must have previous experience navigating in a Windows environment. Pre-registration is required. 10:30 a.m.-noon., Gates Computer Lab, Second Floor, Downtown Library, 906 W. Main St. (509) 444-5336.


CROP Hunger Walk - 10K walk in Pullman, register at 1:30 p.m., walk at 2 p.m. Raising funds for world hunger relief and local food banks. Chipman Trailhead, at 1410 SE Bishop Blvd. near the Quality Inn, Pullman. (509) 332-2216.