February 12, 2009 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Beginning Ice Hockey - For children age 4-8. Learn the fundamentals. Participants must have a hockey helmet, mouth guard, hockey gloves, shin pads and hockey stick. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. 625-6200.

Ice Skate Lessons - For children age four and older. Learn basic skills. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. 625-6200.

Ice Skate Parent and Tot Lessons - For children age three and older. Learn to skate with your child. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $39/parent and child, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. $18/additional person. 625-6200.

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St. 893-8280; Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. 893-8340; North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. 893-8350. 11 a.m. Free.

School Renovation Tours - Hosted by Spokane Public Schools. Tour schools scheduled for renovation in the 2009 bond. Final schools and tour is at Hutton Elementary, today, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. 354-7340.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations and times include: 10 a.m., Cheney, 610 First St. 893-8280; Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. 893-8340; North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road 893-8350; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. 893-8400. Free.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390. 10 a.m. Free.

Ongoing

“Team Up!” Exhibit - Explore the science of sports and test your own basketball, tennis, soccer and football skills while learning about math and physics. On display through June 11. Hours are Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit www.mobiusspokane.org. Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/general, $4.75/seniors and military, free/age one year and younger. 624-KIDS.

After School Camp - Hosted by the Northeast Youth Center. For children age 5-12. Children will be transported from school to the Northeast Youth Center II for a snack, games, computer play, arts and weekly field trips. Schools serviced include: Arlington, Bemiss, Cooper, Lidgerwood, Linwood, Logan, Longfellow, Ridgeview, Regal, Stevens, Whitman and Willard. Held Mondays-Fridays. Runs through June 20. 3-6 p.m., Northeast Youth Center II, 2121 E. Wabash Ave. $53/week. State pay accepted. Scholarships available. 482-0708.

After School Specials - Celebrate children’s book author Chris Van Allsberg through stories, crafts, and games. A different author will be celebrated each month. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St. 893-8280; Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. 893-8390. 4 p.m. Free.

Camp Fire Candy Sale - Sales takes place through March 1 throughout the area. Varieties available: Creamy Smooth Mint Patties, Almond Roca Buttercrunch, Almond Caramel Clusters and P-Nuttles. Visit www.campfireinc.org. $5. 747-6191, ext. 20.

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Ice skating outdoors. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays and nights before holidays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through March 1. Riverfront Park. $4.25/adults; $3.25/children ages 3-17 seniors and military; $3/skate rental. 625-6601.

Spokane South Little League Registration - For youth age 5-15 living in South Spokane. Register by Feb. 28 to avoid a late fee. Discounts available for families with two or more children. For more information, visit www.spokanelittleleague.org.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Saturday vs. Edmonton; Sunday vs. Prince George; Wednesday vs. Seattle; Feb. 28 vs. Tri-City. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $9-$17. (800) 325-SEAT.

Stroller Strides - For parents of stroller-age children. Group meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Runs through March 2. 9 a.m., Northtown Mall, Second Level in front of Sears, 4750 N. Division St. First class is free. (866) 223-0177.

Tae-Kwon-Do Classes - For all ages. Improve your fitness, flexibility, coordination, strength and learn self-defense techniques. Beginner class offered Mondays and Wednesdays and advanced class offered Fridays. Runs through June 20. 6:30-8 p.m., Cooper Elementary School Gymnasium, 3200 N. Ferrall St. Two cans of food per month. 482-0708.

Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant - 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. Runs through Sept. 25. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1620 N. Monroe St. 324-1995.

Youth and Teen Improv Classes - Each class will focus on storytelling, mime, environment creation, character development and spontaneity. Students will work together as a group to create and tell stories through scene work, teaching students the basics of improv are fun. Beginning/intermediate improv for ages 8-12 from 10-10:50 a.m.; Shortform Improv for ages 13-17 from 11-11:50 a.m.; Longform improv (instructor approval only) for ages 13-17 from noon-2 p.m. Registration required. Classes held Saturdays, through March 7. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $80/student. 747-7045.

Friday

“Happy Valentine’s Day Earth” - Hosted by EnviroKids’ Club. Enjoy making Valentines from recycled paper and participate in animal tracks and take home activities. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/general, $4.75/military and seniors, free/age 12 months and younger. 624-KIDS.

Beginning Ice Hockey - For children age 4-8. Learn the fundamentals. Participants must have a hockey helmet, mouth guard, hockey gloves, shin pads and hockey stick. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. 625-6200.

Ice Skate Lessons - For children age four and older. Learn basic skills. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. 625-6200.

Ice Skate Parent and Tot Lessons - For children age three and older. Learn to skate with your child. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $39/parent and child, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. $18/additional person. 625-6200.

Playhouse Disney Live! - First live touring stage production featuring characters from four shows in Disney Channel’s popular Playhouse Disney program block for preschoolers: My Friends Tigger and Winnie the Pooh, Little Einsteins, Handy Manny and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Audiences are invited to the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse for a spectacular musical party hosted by Mickey. Disney Live! Winnie the Pooh ticket holders can use their existing tickets for entry to Playhouse Disney Live. No refunds or exchanges are necessary. Shows at 3 and 6 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $16-$42. 325-SEAT.

Preschool Storytime - For children three to five years of age. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes. 444-5395. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes. 444-5395. 10 a.m. Free.

Saturday

”Alexander Who is Not Not Not Not Not NOT NOT Going to Move” - Presented by the Spokane Children’s Theatre. Shows Saturday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $10/adults, $8/age 18 and younger. 325-SEAT.

Beginning Ice Hockey - For children age 4-8. Learn the fundamentals. Participants must have a hockey helmet, mouth guard, hockey gloves, shin pads and hockey stick. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. 625-6200.

Family MacFest - Enjoy Mobius Kids activities at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Noon-3 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2136 W. First Ave. 624-KIDS (5437).

Ice Skate Lessons - For children age four and older. Learn basic skills. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. 625-6200.

Ice Skate Parent and Tot Lessons - For children age three and older. Learn to skate with your child. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $39/parent and child, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. $18/additional person. 625-6200.

Spaghetti Dinner - Hosted by Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church. Menu will include spaghetti with meat sauce, green salad, roll, dessert and beverages. 4-6 p.m., 4449 N. Nevada St. $5/person; Free/children six years of age and younger. 487-9667.

Sunday

”Alexander Who is Not Not Not Not Not NOT NOT Going to Move” - Presented by the Spokane Children’s Theatre. Shows Sunday at 1 p.m. Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $10/adults, $8/age 18 and younger. 325-SEAT.

Pancake Breakfast - Menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, juice, coffee, and all-you-can-eat pancakes. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sons of Norway Lodge, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. $4/adults, $2.50/children six years of age and younger. 326-9211.

Monday

Statue of Liberty Camp - Enjoy crafts and games while learning about the construction of this famous statue. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Corbin Arts Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $19. 625-6200.

Washington and Lincoln’s Day Camp - Join in honoring Presidents Washington and Lincoln. Please bring a lunch. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Corbin Arts Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $29. 625-6200.

Tuesday

Harlem Globetrotters - Fun with basketball, including trick shots, high-flying dunks, ball-handling wizardry and comedy. 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $20-$90. 325-SEAT.

Homeschooling Information Night - You have heard about homeschooling but you may not know where to start. What does a typical homeschool day look like? Are my kids too young to start homeschooling them now? Are my kids too old to change their schooling now? Come join us to get answers to your questions. Bring the whole family. Dads are encouraged to attend. Free childcare available. 6-7:30 p.m., 415 E. Rhea Road, Colbert. Free. 467-0999, reservations required.


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