July 6, 2009 in Features

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Today

Go Crazy with Pipe Cleaners - Twist and sculpt your own masterpiece using pipe cleaners. 2 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Life’s a Picnic - Weave a placemat, make a treat and draw with chalk. 2 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Tuesday

“A Christmas Carol” Train Tour - In anticipation of the upcoming film staring Jim Carrey. Four cars include a digital gallery of the film’s characters and their design evolution. Spokane Intermodal Center (Amtrak train station), 221 W. First Ave. Free.

Alter This! - For teens. Create art from damaged books. Snacks and supplies provided. 1 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Free Family Film Festival – At Riverstone Coeur d’Alene and Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas.Movies play at 10 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Showing today through Thursday, “Horton Hears a Who” (G); and “Inkheart” (PG). Riverstone Cinemas, 2416 Old Mill Loop, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-8185; Valley Mall Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (800) 326-3264. Free.

Go Crazy with Pipe Cleaners - Twist and sculpt your own masterpiece using pipe cleaners. Library locations and times include: 2 p.m., Fairfield, 305 E. Main St. (509) 893-8320; 7 p.m., Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. Free.

Ruby Devine in Concert - Enjoy American folk songs. For children in grades K-5. 2 p.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. Free. (509) 893-8250.

The Art of Snake Handling - Learn what snakes eat, how they move and where they live. 2 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Time Capsule of Fun - Presented by the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Look at genuine old toys, historic artifacts and photos. 7 p.m., North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Trash to Treasure - Create a found-object sculpture. 3:30 p.m., Eastside Library, 524 S. Stone St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Wednesday

Comics with Lars Brown - Learn about the process of writing and drawing comics with this local graphic novel author. Appropriate for children in grade 6 and up. 3:30 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Go Crazy with Pipe Cleaners - Twist and sculpt your own masterpiece using pipe cleaners. 2 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Project Runway - For teens. Work with a variety of supplies and materials to create your own fashions to model on the runway. Snacks will be provided. 1 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Ruby Devine in Concert - Enjoy American folk songs. For children in grades K-5. 2 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave. Free. (509) 893-8300.

The Art of Snake Handling - Learn what snakes eat, how they move and where they live. 2 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Trash to Treasure - Create a found-object sculpture. Held at 2 and 3:30 p.m. South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Thursday

Alter This! - For teens. Create art from damaged books using fabric, paint, chalk, crayons, paper, scissors, glue, and more. Snacks and supplies provided. 1:30 p.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Comics with Lars Brown - Learn about the process of writing and drawing comics with this local graphic novel author. Appropriate for children in grade 6 and up. Held at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Eric Herman’s “Cool Tunes for Kids” - 10:30 a.m., Eells Park, Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366.

Go Crazy with Pipe Cleaners - Twist and sculpt your own masterpiece using pipe cleaners. 2 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Project Runway - For teens. Work with a variety of supplies and materials to create your own fashions to model on the runway. Snacks will be provided. 1 p.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St. Free. (509) 893-8320.

The Art of Snake Handling - Learn what snakes eat, how they move and where they live. 2 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Wizard Rock Concert - For children age 11 and older. Listen to live rock music inspired by the Harry Potter books. Featuring The Remus Lupins, The Whomping Willows and PotterCast. 4 p.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Friday

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” - Free movie hosted by the Friends of Pavillion Park and Greenstone Homes. The movie starts at dusk. Pavillion Park, Country Vista Drive and Molter Road, Liberty Lake.

Comics with Lars Brown - Learn about the process of writing and drawing comics with this local graphic novel author. Appropriate for children in grade 6 and up. 2 p.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

The Art of Snake Handling - Learn what snakes eat, how they move and where they live. 2 p.m., Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Saturday

Breakin’ Ground - One-on-one break dance battle with hip-hop showcases. Top breakers from the Northwest will be competing. This is an all-age event. Tangled Roots Dance Studio, 600 W. Garland Ave. $10/adults, $5/kids age 3-5, free/age two and younger. (509) 995-7677.

Coeur d’Alene Parks Day Celebration - Second annual event featuring guided Canfield Mountain hikes from 8:30-10 a.m. Shadduck Lane Park activities from 8-11:30 a.m., including free pancake breakfast beginning at 9 a.m., bicycle rodeo and safety demonstrations, entertainment, drawings, sports and information booths. Cherry Hill Park celebration from noon-4 p.m. including free hot dog lunch at 1 p.m., safety vehicle demonstrations. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Shadduck Lane and Cherry Hill Parks, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2320.

Dover Bay Days - Weekend of beach and water activities, as well as food and art booths. Wooden Boat Festival breakfast at 9 a.m. Sunday and an afternoon concert on the lawn at 2 p.m. Sunday. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Dover Bay Waterfront Community, Lake Pend Oreille. (208) 263-3083.

Master Gardeners Youth Program - Listen to an Indian story about how the squash, bean and corn plants use each other to grow. Make pots out of newspaper and plant squash, beans and corn. Pre-registration is required. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 276-9870.

Sandpoint Wooden Boat Festival - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at City Boardwalk and Sandpoint Marina. Event includes boat parade, canine fashion show and parade, beer garden, barbecue, music, children’s activities, demonstrations and free showing of “The Shaggy Dog” at 6:30 p.m. at Panida’s Little Theater. 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Downtown Sandpoint, Idaho. Free. (208) 255-1876.

Sekani Adventure Day - Activities include: canoeing, bouldering, kayaking, rafting, archery, mountain biking, camping, cooking, long boarding, hiking and more. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Camp Sekani, Upriver Drive. $35/family of five, each additional child $5, single person $15. (509) 625-6200.

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