“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” - Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. 7:30 p.m. $16/adults; $14/seniors; $10/students; $5/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out). (509) 325-2507 or (800) 446-9576.
Play and Learn Storytime (Otis Orchards) - For children age 2-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.
Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Enjoy stories, songs and finger plays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.
Preschool Storytime - For children ages 3-5. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10:30 a.m. Free.
Spokane Valley Anime Club - For sixth-graders and olderteens in grades six or above. Watch anime episodes, eat snacks and more. 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.
Christmas Bureau - Assisting families in need with Christmas toys, books, candy and food vouchers for a holiday meal. Sponsored by The Spokesman-Review, Catholic Charities Spokane and Volunteers of America. Open today, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 459-5453.
“A Scrooge Christmas” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children. 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $7/adults, $5 age 12 and younger. (509) 768-3235.