September 29, 2008 in City

Free events

 

Today

Universal Declaration of Human Rights - In recognition of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the United Nations’ document, a Gonzaga University faculty panel will discuss the relevance of the declaration. 7 p.m., Gonzaga University, Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. (509) 313-5836.

Tuesday

Dean’s Dialogue - A panel of Whitworth professors discusses national political issues as the November presidential election approaches. 7 p.m., Whitworth University, Robinson Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall. (509) 777-4263.

UI/WSU Elliott Carter Festival - Pre-concert lecture by Jonathan Bernard at 7 p.m.; concert at 8 p.m. Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. (208) 885-6231.

Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant - Soup kitchen-like services are offered: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:15-5:45 p.m. and Fridays, 12:30-2:30 p.m. with take-out from 1-3 p.m. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1620 N. Monroe St. (509) 327-9539.

Wednesday

Spokane National College Fair - Hours are 9 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. Spokane Convention Center, Hall A, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Free. (800) 822-6285 or (509) 279-7000.

Thursday

“Iraq War: Today and Tomorrow” Film and Lecture Series - Presentation from Rajiv Chandrasekaran in AgSci 106. Chandrasekaran is the National Editor of the Washington Post. University of Idaho, Moscow. (208) 885-7725.

Jefferson Elementary School Centennial - Alumni, neighbors, former parents and students, friends, students of history - anyone who has a connection to Jefferson School past or present - all are welcome to attend. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., 3612 S. Grand Blvd. (509) 354-3200.

Friday

WSU Student Recital - The program will feature Tiffany Stephens on percussions. 3:10 p.m., Washington State University, Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-3970.

WSU Student Recital - Katherine Brown, violin. 3:10 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. (208) 885-6231.

WSU Student Recital - Elizabeth Wollstein, flute. 4:10 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. (208) 885-6231.

Saturday

6th Annual River Cleanup - Presented by Friends of the Falls.

Volunteers needed; walk-ins welcome. Registration begins at 9 a.m.; cleanup from 10 a.m.-noon; food, fun, music and prizes at High Bridge Park at noon. Free bus shuttle service every 15 minutes available from Spokane Falls Community College parking lot to High Bridge Park, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Meet at High Bridge Park. (509) 981-6296 or (509) 625-6741.

Baby Shower 2008 - For expecting and new parents. There will be presentations on: child and infant CPR, baby care, baby sign language, infant nutrition, poison prevention and infant massage. Free food and lots of prizes. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. (509) 232-8138.

Coeur d’Alene Fire Department Demos - Live fire service at 10:30 a.m., extrication and Med Star demos at 11:15 a.m., K-9 presentation at noon, tech rescue at 12:45 p.m. Also includes Combat Challenge for kids, Sparky the fire dog, hot dogs and beverages. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fire Station 2, 3850 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene.

KPBX Kids Concert - Female Folkies, with folk guitarist Jenny Edgren and members of bluegrass group Molly and Tenbrooks. Mobius will host a craft project for kids of all ages. 1-2 p.m., River Park Square, Atrium stage, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 328-5729.

Oktoberfest – St. Charles Altar Society bazaar with crafts, jewelry, country store, antique table, dessert cafe and sweet treats booth, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; school carnival and amusements, eighth-grade car wash, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Knights of Columbus beer/food garden, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; quilt raffle and basket raffle at 5 p.m. 4515 N. Alberta St. (509) 327-9573.


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