February 16, 2009 in Features

Kids calendar: Things to do

 

Today

Coeur d’Alene Tribal Winter Blessing - Special sweetgrass blessing, dancers, drummers, storytelling, historical artifacts, fry bread and huckleberry jam. Today and Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 6-7:30 p.m. Stensgar Golf Pavilion at Circling Raven Golf Club on U.S. Highway 95 near Worley, Idaho. Free. (800) 523-2464

Specialized Needs “Camp Allstars” - Day camp for individuals age 4-21 who have developmental delays and special needs. Transportation available with pickups at Trading Post in Post Falls. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sorenson Elementary School, 311 N. Ninth St., Coeur d’Alene. $12/day, some scholarships available. (208) 755-6781 or 769-2317

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. (509) 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. (509) 625-6200

Tuesday

After School Specials - Celebrate children’s book author Chris Van Allsberg through stories, crafts, and games. Today, 4 p.m., Airway Heights, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., (509) 893-8250; Fairfield, 305 E. Main St,. (509) 893-8320; Wednesday, 4 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, (509) 893-8260; Thursday, 4 p.m., North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, (509) 893-8350. Free.

Cafe Cribbage Club - Learn how to play cribbage. 6 p.m., On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. (509) 747-6294

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. (509) 325-SEAT

Wednesday

Princesses and Knights - Enjoy stories about princesses and knights and make your own medieval craft. Appropriate for school-aged children. Today, 4 p.m., East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St., (509) 444-5331; Saturday, 4 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., (509) 444-5331. Free.

Thursday

“The Secret Garden” - Presented by the Central Valley High School Theatre Department, featuring a full 20-piece orchestra of student and professional musicians and Victorian costumes. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $7, through the Central Valley Business Office, at www.cvsd.org, or at the door. (509) 228-5218

Spokane Valley Anime Club - For teens in grades six and above. Watch anime episodes, swap Manga, eat snacks, play Anime Bingo, and more. 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400

Friday

“Cinderella” - The classic tale of a young girl and her glass slipper. Today-Saturday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Advance, $9/adults, $8/youth and seniors; $10/at the door. (509) 325-SEAT

“Young Mr. Lincoln” - 1939 fictionalized biography/drama which follows the early legal career of the president-to-be. Directed by John Ford and starring Henry Fonda. Not rated. Free snacks. 7 p.m., Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church, 4449 N. Nevada St. Free. (509) 487-9667

Saturday

Liberty Lake Father Daughter Dance - Fourth annual dance hosted by the Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Girls of all ages welcome; dress is semi-formal. Refreshments and corsages will be provided. Photos will be available for purchase. 7-9 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $40 per father/daughter; $15 per additional daughter. (509) 995-4043 or (509) 255-6641

Meet the Tooth Fairy - 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/personn; free/children 12 months of age and younger; senior and military personnel receive a $1 discount. (509) 624-KIDS

Ongoing

“Team Up!” Exhibit - Test your basketball, tennis, soccer and football skills while learning about math and physics. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/general, $4.75/seniors and military, free/age 1 and younger. (509) 624-KIDS, www.mobiusspokane.org

After-School Camp - For children ages 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. Participating schools include: Arlington, Bemiss, Cooper, Lidgerwood, Linwood, Logan, Longfellow, Ridgeview, Regal, Stevens, Whitman and Willard. Mondays-Fridays, 3-6 p.m., Northeast Youth Center II, 2121 E. Wabash Ave. $53/week. State pay accepted. Scholarships available. (509) 482-0708

Fabulously Fun Fitness for Happy Healthy Kids! - Music, adventure warm-up stories and exercise, sponsored by Spokane Valley Park and Rec. Tuesdays, 10:45-11:30 a.m., Centerplace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $36, sibling discount available. (509) 688-0300

Family Yoga - Fun poses for the whole family. Every other Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon, Centerplace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $20 (one parent & child, $5 for each additional person). (509) 688-0300

Kurious Kids Preschool - Arts and crafts, working with numbers, letters, days-of-the-week, colors, fitness, games, free time and more. Parents are welcome, but not required to stay. 9 a.m.-noon, CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $27 per week (two days) or $39 per week (three days). (509) 688-0300

Little Tykes Indoor Playground - For crawlers to 3-year-olds. 10-11 a.m., Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $30. (509) 688-0300.

Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant - Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:15-5:45 p.m. and Fridays, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; take-out from 1-3 p.m. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1620 N. Monroe St. (509) 324-1995.

Send information about events at least two weeks in advance by email to features@spokesman.com; by fax to 509-459-5098; by mail to Our Kids Calendar, Features Department, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210; or submit online at www.spokane7.com/events/submit.

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