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After-school Specials (Moran Prairie) - Celebrate children’s book author Dav Pilkey through stories, crafts and games. A different author will be celebrated each month. 4 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. 893-8340.


Back to School Storytime and Craft - Read great stories and create a beaded clip-on bookmark to be ready for all back to school reading. For all ages. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. 838-0206.

Storytime at Borders - Recommended for children 18 months-3 years of age. Held every Saturday. Visit 11:30 a.m., Borders Books & Music, 9980 N. Newport Highway. Free. 466-2231.


SpokeFest - Community bike ride for all ages. Two rides are planned to promote a healthy lifestyle and enjoyment in riding with friends and family. Start off with a pancake feed at 7 a.m. in the North Bank Shelter at Riverfront Park. 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. Both begin at the Flour Mill. Entertainment and food along the course. In the finish area on Post Street will be SpokeFair with vendors, music and a bike swap. Register online at 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. 456-7200.


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


Kids Learn to Sew - For ages 9-13. Tuesdays, through Sept. 30. Registration required. 4-5 p.m., 1717 W. Garland Ave., Suite B. $32, plus project and supplies. 328-7397.


Parent Project - Parenting class for adults with strong-willed or out of control teens. Held Wednesdays through November. 6-9 p.m., Sacred Heart Medical Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave. $262 or referral, possible scholarships. 389-2930.