January 22, 2009 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. 10:30 a.m.; library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390. 11 a.m.; 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. Free.

Super Books for Super Heroes - Fun-filled Superhero extravaganza. Appropriate for school-aged children. 4 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. 444-5331.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. 10 a.m.; library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390. 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.; library locations include: Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. 893-8400. Free.

Ongoing

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 served 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.

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. Runs through Feb. 14. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. 625-6200.

Ice Skate Lessons - For children age 4 and older. Learn basic skills. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Runs through Feb. 14. 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 3 and older. Learn to skate with your child. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Runs through Feb. 14. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $39/parent and child, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. $18/additional person. 625-6200.

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.

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.

Friday

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St. 444-5375; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes 444-5395; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry 444-5385; and Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390. 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; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 444-5390; East Side, 524 S. Stone St. 444-5375; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380. 10 a.m. Free.

Saturday

“The World Comes West” - Family concert presented by Spokane Symphony with lobby activities and exhibits at 1 p.m., concert at 2. A celebration of President Lincoln’s bicentennial with a musical world tour of immigrant groups coming West featuring classroom projects onstage and lobby exhibits. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $5/children, $10/adults. 624-1200.

Family Movie: “Babe” - Enjoy this movie about a pig raised by sheepdogs who learns to herd sheep. Rated G. 2 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. 444-5385.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Saturday vs. Tri-City; Jan. 30 vs. Chilliwack; Jan. 31 vs. Kootenay. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $9-$17. (800) 325-SEAT.

Super Books for Super Heroes - Fun-filled Superhero extravaganza. Appropriate for school-aged children. 4 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. 444-5331.

Tuesday

Salk Middle School Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction - 14th annual event to benefit the Salk Middle School band, choir and orchestra. 5:30-8:30 p.m., Salk Middle School Cafeteria, 6411 N. Alberta St. $5/age 13 to adult, $4/age 5-12, free/age 4 and younger. 354-6000.


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