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“High School Musical 2” – Lake City Playhouse, today, 6:30-9 p.m., Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Needed: 30 teenage-looking boys and girls, plus one middle-aged man and woman. Come prepared with back track or music to sing a one- to two-minute song and perform a short dance audition. (509) 294-1479,

“Enchanted April” – Regional Theatre of the Palouse, Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1036 W. A St., Moscow, Idaho; and Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., RTOP, 122 N. Grand Ave., Pullman. Come prepared to read from the script. (509) 334-7033, (509) 334-0750,

Classes and workshops

Create Holiday Gifts – For ages 6-11. Children create five fun, functional gifts, plus festive packaging and holiday gift tags. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost: $21. (509) 625-6200,

Art Coop Workshops – Fused Glass Pendant – Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $25. Artist Trading Card Night – Monday, 6-8 p.m., $15 (includes pizza and pop). Wild Woman Pin – Dec. 17, 6-8:30 p.m., $25. Snow Globes – For ages 6 and older, Dec. 19, $20. Classes are at 4225 N. G St. (private home studio). All materials are provided. Reservations required; call (509) 327-3726 or visit

The Cathedral Arts Workshop – Educational program offered by The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist for ages 3 through adult. Classes include ceramics, watercolor, painting, drawing, photography and writing. Wednesdays through December at the cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277, cathedral_arts_workshop.php

Festive Ornaments Camp – For ages 6-11. Children create traditional and imaginative decorations using a wide-range of art supplies. Dec. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $29. (509) 625-6200,

Magical Creatures Camp – For ages 6-11. Children make glittery crafts as they become a fairy or wizard for the day. Dec. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $29. (509) 625-6200,


The Spokane Novelists Group – Writers support/critique group, open to anyone with an interest in writing fiction. Participants should bring 5 to 10 pages to read aloud and 6 to 8 copies for others to read along and critique. Saturday, noon, Spokane County Library, Argonne Branch, 4322 N. Argonne Road. (509) 590-7316

Call for artists

Art for the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex – City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department will commission an artist or artist team to create a work to enhance site improvements at Dwight Merkel Sports Complex, 4918 W. Everett Ave. All artwork will be outdoors and may be free-standing or integrated into structures. Send or deliver submissions by noon Dec. 23 to Karen Mobley, Arts Director, Spokane Arts Commission, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Suite 609. Download the full prospectus at; call (509) 625-6050 or e-mail for more information.

February Visual Arts Tour – Local galleries, studios, alternative spaces and businesses are welcome to participate in the winter Visual Arts Tour Feb. 5-6. Registrations and images, accompanied by a check for $35, are due to Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe St., Spokane, WA 99201 by Jan 5 at 5 p.m. Registration forms are available online at and at or can be picked up at Spokane Art Supply, Chase Gallery and Pottery Place Plus. Call (509) 456-0580, ext. 102 or e-mail if you are a business looking for an artist’s work to show, or an artist looking for a place to show your work. For all other questions, call (509) 327-6622 or e-mail

Deadline to submit items is noon on the Friday before publication. Send information to Libby Fisher, Arts Calendar, Features Dept., P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210 or e-mail to