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Thu., Feb. 19, 2009

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 (5437).

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.

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.; Short form improv for ages 13-17 from 11-11:50 a.m.; Long form 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. $60-80/student. 747-7045.

Friday

“Cinderella” - The classic tale of a young girl and her glass slipper. Friday and Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Feb. 28 at 3 and 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $9/adults, $8/youth and seniors, $10/at the door. 325-SEAT.

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

Saturday

Meet the Tooth Fairy - Event is free with admission. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/person; Free/children 12 months of age and younger; Senior and military personnel receive a $1 discount. 624-KIDS (5437).

Princesses and Knights (Shadle) - Enjoy stories about princesses and knights and make your own medieval craft. Appropriate for school-aged children. 4 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. 444-5331.

Sunday

Spokane Golf Show - Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $10/general, age 12 and younger admitted free with paid adult, good entire show. Adults receive a free round of golf with paid admission. 466-4256.

Tuesday

The World Comes West - What’s your heritage? Westward Ho! was the cry of immigrants following President Lincoln’s Homestead Act. The Symphony launches a celebration of Lincoln’s Bicentennial with a musical world tour of immigrant groups coming west - featuring classroom projects onstage and in lobby exhibits. Lobby activities and exhibits begin at 1 p.m. 2 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox , 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $5/children, $10/adults. 624-1200.



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