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In brief: Tuesday is deadline for mail-in levy ballots

THURSDAY, JAN. 29, 2009

Residents in the Freeman School District must have their ballots in the mail by Tuesday. The district, along with the West Valley, East Valley and Central Valley districts, has a replacement maintenance and operations levy on the ballot.

The levy accounts for a portion of the annual budget and pays for items such as sports, technology and extra curricular activities that are not funded by the state. It is replacing an existing levy that is expiring.

Spokane Valley

Piano duo present pre-Carnegie gig

Jeffrey Savage and Karen Hsiao Savage, piano professors at Washington State University, will play in a piano duo concert at The Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave., on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

The program will include works by Mozart and Rachmaninov. The duo will play at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 16.

The event is free and open to the public.

To register and for more information, call 327-4266 or e-mail kevinr@steinwayspokane.com.

Lincoln Heights

Hannah Montana party scheduled

The Hannah Montana Rock the World Party will be Feb. 14 at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. The bash will benefit the Kids-Helping-Kids organization, supporting children’s programs in the Hillyard community.

From 1 to 3 p.m., children can make their own music video, get made over for a star photo shoot, or make a DVD from Hannah Montana’s tunes.

The party also includes a DJ, snacks and party favors.

Cost is $22, for children ages 5 to 12.

For more information, call 482-0708, ext. 206.

Downtown

Lions Club plans open house Feb. 10

The Spokane Central Lions Club is holding a community open house on Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive.

The meeting will give the community the opportunity to learn about the Lions Club, the world’s largest service club.

For more information call 328-6900.

Spokane County

Signups under way for Little League

Little League Challenger Division Baseball, a program for youths age 5-18 with mental and physical disabilities, is now taking registrations. The organization is also looking for coaches and volunteers.

To register and for more information, call Heather Sutherland at 951-7990 or e-mail hsuthrland@comcast.net.

From staff reports


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