April 1, 2009 in City

Our Kids: Our Business events

 

In North Idaho:

Monday

•Our Kids: Our Business Community Kick-Off. Noon-4 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave. (208) 292-2681.

April 9

•Big Brothers Big Sisters informational open house. 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave. (208) 667-0975.

April 15

•Dreams of Children, performed by the NIC Wind Symphony. 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. North Idaho College, Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Free. (208) 769-3276.

April 16

•Ray of Hope CASA Breakfast. 7:30 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Resort. (208) 667-9165.

•ICARE Family Skate Night. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Skate Plaza, 5685 N. Pioneer Drive, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-1515.

April 17

•Early Childhood Professionals Banquet. 7 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 E Pennsylvania Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-2536.

April 20

Child sexual abuse prevention training. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Kootenai Medical Center, 2003 Lincoln Way, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 666-2149.

April 21

•Our Kids: Our Business Capstone Breakfast, featuring David Lawrence, president of The Early Childhood Initiative. 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Resort. $15. Reservations required. (208) 667-8112.

April 30

Day of the Child. 10 a.m. Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 666-6755.

•City of Post Falls Family Celebration. 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Post Falls Head Start, 106 W. Ninth Ave., Post Falls. (208) 773-6164.

In Eastern Washington:

Tuesday

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Methods to Start and Stop Child Behaviors. Monthlong program will be held every Tuesday in April. 10 a.m.- noon. Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For information: scancenter.org or (509) 458-7445.

•Film festival featuring winners of film, photo and collage depictions of the goals of Our Kids: Our Business. 7 p.m. Gonzaga University’s Jepson Center. For information, contact ppalumbo@gonzaga.edu or anarciso@gonzaga.edu.

April 8

•Our Kids: Our Business celebration. Pinwheel display, corner of Greene Street and Mission Avenue, at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 9 a.m. kick-off event at the SCC Lair. (509) 279-6911.

April 9

•Annual Appreciation Dinner featuring Dr. Andrew Agwunobi, chief executive officer of Providence Health Care. 6 p.m. Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St. $12 per ticket. RSVP: (509) 487-1603.

April 13

Get Lit! poetry slam, ages 5-12. 4:45 p.m. registration for participants. Kress Gallery in River Park Square.

April 14

Get Lit! teen poetry slam, ages 13-18. 6:30 p.m. Empyrean Coffee House, 154 S. Madison St.

April 15

•City Forum, featuring former Washington state Supreme Court Justice Bobbe Bridge. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. $10. spokanecityforum.org.

April 16

•Breakfast of Champions, featuring Marguerite W. Kondracke, president and CEO of America’s Promise Alliance. 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. For information, contact chaseyouthfoundation @gmail.com.

April 17

•Dropout Prevention Summit 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. For information, contact jbenham@spokanecity.org.

•Green Lights for Child Safety. 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Empowering Inc. Services, 124 E. Augusta Ave., Suite 400. For information, contact greenlightsonforsafety @hotmail.com.

April 18

Get Lit! KPBX Free Kids Concert. 1 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.

Get Lit! Writing Workshops for Teens. 2 p.m. Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave.

Get Lit! “Page Ahead” workshop 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave.

Get Lit! poetry workshop for children, ages 8 and older, with poet Kenn Nesbitt. 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave.

April 19

Get Lit! reading by young adult writer Ellen Wittlinger. 1 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.

April 21

Our Kids: Our Business Capstone Lunch, featuring David Lawrence, president of The Early Childhood Initiative. 11:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Spokane Convention Center. $30 per person; register at unitedwayspokane.org.

April 24

Teach Your Kids to Share Day 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Mobius Kids, 808 W. Main Ave. $10 per family registration fee. (509) 435-2262.

April 25

•West Central Community Center Neighbor Day Festival. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. A.M. Cannon Park, 1920 W. Maxwell Ave.

April 30

Candlelight Vigil commemorating National Crime Victims Week. 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Spokane Public Works Building, lower level, 1026 W. Broadway Ave. (509) 477-3640.


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