March 5, 2009 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

All Saints Catholic School Information Night - For parents of children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Meet with the school’s teachers, learn about the curriculum and tour the facility. 7 p.m., 3510 E. 18th Ave. (509) 534-1098, ext. 215.

WIAA State 2B Basketball Championships - All-day events with boys games and girls games. Games begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday-Thursday, 11 a.m. on Friday, and finals on Saturday. For exact times go to www.wiaa.com. . Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave.

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.; Shortform Improv for ages 13-17 from 11-11:50 a.m.; Longform improv (instructor approval only) for ages 13-17 from noon-2 p.m. Registration required. Saturday. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $60-80/student. (509) 747-7045.

Ongoing

“Bridge to Terabithia” - Presented by the Spokane Children’s Theatre. Shows Saturday, March 14 and March 22 at 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday and March 15 at 1 p.m., and March 22 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $10/adults, $8/18 and younger. (509) 325-SEAT.

“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. (509) 624-KIDS.

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” - Presented by the Mead High School Theater and Music Departments. Look at life through the eyes of Charles Schultz’s classic characters – Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, Schroeder, Sally and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Today and Wednesday-March 14. 7 p.m., Mead High School Performing Arts Theater, 302 W. Hastings Road. $8/adults and $6/students and seniors. (509) 465-7008.

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 serviced 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. (509) 482-0708.

Foster Parent Orientation - Learn more about becoming a foster/adoptive or respite parent through the Department of Social and Health Services. Held the first and third Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and the last Tuesday of each month from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Runs through March 17. 1313 N. Atlantic St., Suite 2000. (888) KIDS-414.

Incredible Years Parenting Program - For parents with children 2-10 years of age. Learn how to deal with a difficult child and prevent future problems. Class is offered every Tuesday for 10 weeks. Runs through April 4. 6-8 p.m., 908 N. Howard St., Suite 101. (509) 389-2930.

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. (509) 324-1995.

Saturday

Caldecott Storytime - Influential British illustrator Randolph Caldecott was born this month in 1846. Each year the Caldecott Medal is awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Come down to enjoy the amazing artwork as we read some Caldecott Medal and Caldecott Honor books. All Ages. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Family Movie: “A Little Princess” - A young girl attempts to adapt to boarding school while her father serves in World War I. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron based on Francis Hodgson Burnett’s novel. Rated G. 2 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.

Sunday

Spokane Shadow Youth Soccer Club Tryouts U16/U17 Boys - Boys U16: 9:30-11 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m.; Boys U17: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:30-4 p.m. Visit www.spokaneshadow.org for more information. Andrew Rypien FIelds, 2321 E. Bridgeport Ave. (509) 475-8456.

Spokane Symphony YES - Youth Exploration Series for children ages 8-14. Attend pre-concert activities across the street at CenterStage and read a specially designed children’s program. The series includes four concerts: Sunday and April 19. 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. Series: $100, includes one child and one adult, additional children $36 each. (509) 624-1200.


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