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Thu., Dec. 31, 2009, midnight

Today

First Night Spokane - Family event. 3 p.m.-midnight. $12/general, free/age 10 and younger. (800) 325-SEAT.

Gonzaga University Men’s Basketball - vs. Oklahoma at Ronald McDonald House Charities Classic. 7 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $65. (800) 325-SEAT.

Ongoing

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Open through Feb. 28. Mondays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays and nights before a holiday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. Riverfront Park Pavillion. $4.25/adults and teens, $3.25/children, seniors and military w/ID; $3/skate rental (not included with admission). (509) 456-4386.

Before and After School Camps - For ages 5-12. Children will be provided with games, snacks and transportation to and from school. Schools serviced include: Sheridan, Stevens, Lincoln Heights, Franklin, Grant, Adams elementary schools and St. Aloysius School. Held Monday-Friday, 6:30-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. Registration is required. East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. $53 per week; state pay accepted. (509) 482-0708.

Kinder Camp - Hosted by the Northeast Youth Center. For ages 5-6. Children will receive transportation to and from school. Immunization records required. Schools serviced include: Sheridan, Stevens, Lincoln Heights, Franklin, Grant, Adams elementary schools and St. Aloysius School. Held Monday-Friday, 12-6 p.m. Registration is required. East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone. $76 per week; $50 registration fee with scholarships available. (509) 482-0708.

Sing from the Heart for Teens - For age 12-16. Learn music creativity, confidence and self-expression on stage. Pre-registration is required. Sponsored by the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. Held every Tuesday from 3:45-4:45 p.m. Runs Jan. 12-Feb. 16. Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd. $115. (509) 625-6200.

Riverfront Park Pavilion Attractions - Spokane Falls Skyride operates daily, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The Looff Carrousel open daily, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Both attractions open 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve. Riverfront Park. Carrousel: $2/adults and teens, $1.25/seniors, military and ages 12 and younger. Skyride: $7.25/adults, $6.25/ages 13-17, seniors and military, $4/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 and younger. (509) 625-6600.

Christian Youth Theater-Spokane Classes - Winter Session - For age 6-18. Classes begin Monday and will be offered: Tues. and Thurs. from 5-7 p.m. in the Spokane Valley, 6205 E. Mansfield; Mondays from 5-7 p.m. in North Spokane, 13521 N. Mill Road. For more information, visit www.cytspokane.com. (509) 487-6540.

Campbell House - Visitors can tour the historic house on their own, listen to student pianists live, watch historic cooking demonstrations in the kitchen, and check out the special display of historic artifacts including period dresses, World War I mementos and antique calling card cases. Several guided tours will be available daily 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Included in the regular museum admission, including guided tours. (509) 456-3931.

Friday

Choose to Lose - Improvised game show where two contestants choose games for Blue Door players to compete in with the ultimate goal of losing in order to win prizes. All ages welcome. Shows Fridays through Jan. 29. 8 p.m.-midnight. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Sunday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - All games at 7 p.m. Chiefs vs. Portland for 25th Anniversary Jersey Giveaway. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.


 

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