July 13, 2009 in Features

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Today

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., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Amphibians All Around - Enjoy frog songs, toad crafts and more. 2 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Free Child ID Kits - Presented by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. . From today through Sunday, Red Robin restaurants will give away free child ID kits with the purchase of a kids’ menu item; 50 cents of every kids meal will be donated to NCMEC’s child safety initiatives. Red Robin locations include: North Spokane, 9904 N. Newport Highway; Downtown Spokane, 725 W. Main Ave.; Spokane Valley, 14736 E. Indiana Ave.; Coeur d’Alene, 1501 W. Riverstone Drive. (303) 846-6108.

Tuesday

Alter This! - For teens. Create art from damaged books using fabric, paint, chalk, crayons, paper, scissors, glue, and more. Snacks and supplies provided. 1 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Amphibians All Around - Enjoy frog songs, toad crafts and more. Library locations and times include: 2 p.m., Airway Heights, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. (509) 893-8250; 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Free Family Film Festival - Riverstone Coeur d’Alene Cinemas and Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas - Movies play at the same time every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Showing this week, “Tale of Despereaux” (G); and “Kung Fu Panda” (PG). 10 a.m., Riverstone Cinemas, 2416 Old Mill Loop, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-8185; Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (800) 326-3264.

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. 1:30 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave. Free. (509) 893-8300.

Ruby Devine in Concert - Enjoy American folk songs. For children in grades K-5. 3:30 p.m., East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Time Capsule of Fun - Presented by the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Look at genuine old toys, historic artifacts and photos. 2 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Wednesday

Amphibians All Around - Enjoy frog songs, toad crafts and more. 2 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Comics with Lars Brown - For teens. Learn about the process of writing and drawing comics with this local graphic novel author. 2 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Jam with Jason - For teens. Bring your guitar or any other instrument you might play and jam with Bufflao Jones’ frontman and lead singer, Jason Johnson. Snacks will be provided. 1:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

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. 1:30 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Ruby Devine in Concert - Enjoy American folk songs. For children in grades K-5. 2 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Time Capsule of Fun - Presented by the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Look at genuine old toys, historic artifacts and photos. 2 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave. Free. (509) 893-8300.

“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” – University of Idaho Summer Screen on the Green. Bring blankets and snacks. 9 p.m., University Auditorium, Theophilus Tower Lawn, 1001 Paradise Creek St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Alter This! - For teens. Create art from damaged books using fabric, paint, chalk, crayons, paper, scissors, glue, and more. Snacks and supplies provided. 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Amphibians All Around - Enjoy frog songs, toad crafts and more. 2 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.

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

Ruby Devine in Concert - Enjoy American folk songs. For children in grades K-5. 3:30 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Time Capsule of Fun - Presented by the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Look at genuine old toys, historic artifacts and photos. Held at 2 and 3 p.m. Cheney Library, 610 First St. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Friday

Amphibians All Around - Enjoy frog songs, toad crafts and more. 2 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Rathdrum Days - Small community family festival begins today with a Friday Night Car Cruise and street dance with a beer garden. Saturday: Classic Car Show, Main Street parade, basketball tourney, fun run, McDonald’s Big Wheel races, entertainment, music, crafts, vendors, food, children’s activities. Main Street and Lakeland High School Grounds, Rathdrum, Idaho. (208) 687-2866.

Spokane Valley Anime Club - For teens in grades 6 or above. Watch anime episodes, eat snacks and more. 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Saturday

“Twilight” - Based on Stephenie Meyer’s book. 3 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

Author Sharon Cramer - Book signing of the first in a series of children’s stories called the “Cougar Cub Tales.” Noon-2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore main floor, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Bugs and Blooms - Gardening for Individuals with Disabilities - For age 12 and older. Learn about different types of bugs and plants and flowers that attract insects. Registration is required. 1-2:15 p.m., Spokane Valley YMCA Greenhouse, 2421 N. Discovery Place. $14. (509) 625-6200.

Northwest Renaissance Festival - Today and Sunday. Enjoy entertainment including gypsies, the mud show, whip show, puppet show, 9-foot Ogre, foot-stomping music, jousting tournaments, quadrille and more. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 6493 Highway 291, 18 miles north of Spokane, between mile markers 18 and 19, Nine Mile Falls. (509) 276-7728.

Sandpoint Fly-In - The fourth annual event includes an hourly aerial display throughout the event, as well as the opportunity to see a variety of interesting aircraft. Other events include: Breakfast served by Sandpoint EAA Chapter 1441 from 8-11 a.m. ($7/adults, $3/age 14 and younger.) Live music and barbecue food and drink are also available. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sandpoint Airport, Sandpoint. Free admission. (208) 263-9102.

Wiggles Go Bananas - Music show for children. Shows at 1:30 and 5 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $15-$30. (509) 624-1200.

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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