September 1, 2008 in Features

Things to do

 

Ongoing

CYT North Idaho Theatre Arts Classes for Kids - Hosted by Christian Youth Theatre-North Idaho. For ages 6-18. Call for details. Altar Church, 901 E. Best Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 819-9281.

CYT Spokane Theatre Arts Classes for Kids - Hosted by Christian Youth Theatre of Spokane. For ages 6-18. Call for details. “Peter Pan” production on September 12. CYT-Spokane, 6205 E. Mansfield, Suite A. (509) 487-6540.

Today

Paul Bunyan Days - Three days of logger competitions, food booths, carnival rides and games, car club breakfast and evening dance, street dance, parade, 3-on-3 basketball, swim pool events, and a fireworks show Sunday night. St. Maries, Idaho. (208) 245-2518.

Friday

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Entertainment, exhibits, carnival rides and food. See www.spokanecounty.org/fair for complete schedule. Runs through Sept. 14. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $8/adults, $5/seniors and ages 7-13, free/ages six and younger. (509) 477-1766 or 325-SEAT.

Treasure Valley Train Expo - Model train layouts, “How to” clinics, modeling contests and vendor tables. Noon-8 p.m. O’Connor Field House, 2207 Blaine St., Caldwell, Idaho. $5/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (208) 461-5028. Continues Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday

Back to School Storytime and Craft - We’ll read some great stories and create a beaded clip-on bookmark so you are ready for all your back to school reading. For all ages. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Sunday

SpokeFest - First annual community bike ride for all ages (think Bloomsday). Pancake Feed at 7 a.m. Two rides both begin at the Flour Mill. A one-mile Park Ride will begin at 10 a.m. and ride through Riverfront Park; a 21-mile River Ride will begin at 9 a.m. and ride through Riverside State Park. Register online at www.SpokeFest.org or any regional bicycle shop. 9 a.m., North Bank Shelter, Riverfront Park (near the Flour Mill). $10/person, $25/family of three, $5/each additional person. (509) 456-7200.

Send information about events at least two weeks in advance by e-mail to features@spokesman.com; by fax to (509) 459-5098; by mail to Our Kids Calendar, Features Department, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210; or submit online at spokane7.com/events/submit.


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