March 9, 2009 in Features

Things to do

 

Tuesday

Cafe Cribbage Club - Learn how to play. 6 p.m., On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. (509) 747-6294

CVHS Band Concert - 7 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. (509) 228-5100.

Wednesday

After-School Specials - Celebrate children’s book author Cynthia Rylant through stories, crafts, and games. Today, 4 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., (509) 893-8330 Free

Cowboys and Cowgirls - Appropriate for school-aged children. Enjoy Western stories and make a craft. Today, 4 p.m., South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St.; Indian Trail, 4909 S. Barnes. Thursday, 11 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave.; Saturday, 4 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5331

CVHS Choral Concert - 7 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. (509) 228-5100.

Strengthening Families Program - Seven-session course for parents and youths age 10-14. Parents will learn tools to help their children become responsible young adults while children will develop skills to handle peer pressure and build a positive future. Registration required. 6:30 p.m., Lincoln Middle School, 315 SE Crestview, Pullman. Free. (509) 332-4420

Thursday

CVHS Orchestra Concert - 7 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. (509) 228-5100

Dance Showcase - Hosted by EWU’s Campus Programming Board, Eagle Entertainment, to benefit sixth-grader Hannah Baumann who is battling Hodgkin’s disease. Featuring a variety of dance performances, one of which will be by Hannah herself. 7 p.m., EWU Showalter Auditorium, Cheney. $2.

Friday

Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra Regional Talent Extravaganza - Featuring winners of the Young Artist competition, High School Instrumental winner, College String or Piano winner, and College Winds, Brass or Percussion winner. 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Schuler Auditorium, Coeur d’Alene. $8-$15. (208) 765-3833

Saturday

31st Annual 4-H Tack Swap - New and used tack, clothing and equipment, English and Western. 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Free admission. Bring items to consign on Friday from noon-8 p.m. (509) 928-6146

31st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Spokane - Presented by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Noon, downtown Spokane. Free; food donations will be accepted for Second Harvest Food Bank (volunteers will go along the parade route before it begins to collect donations). (509) 880-2785

Senior Class Auction and Luau - Proceeds benefit the drug/alcohol-free, all-night graduation party for the senior class at Lakeland High School. Dinner and silent auction 5-6:30 p.m., live auction begins at 6:30. Lakeland High School commons area, Rathdrum. $9/each, sponsor a table $90/eight people. (208) 640-1660 or 640-6006

Spring Arts and Crafts Fair - Benefits the Central Valley High School Band. Today-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. $2. (509) 228-5100.

Spring Craft and Garden Show - Seventh annual fundraiser sponsored by Lake City High School, to benefit the senior class. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 6101 Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 660-0289

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Parade, Coeur d’Alene - Fourth annual event begins on Sherman Ave. at Eighth St. 4 p.m., downtown Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 415-0116

Sunday

Baby Fair 2009 - Trade show for mothers, expectant mothers, and friends and family of newborns. Seminars on infant car seat demonstrations, new parent games, baby crawl races, and an array of baby products and services. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.. $5/adults, free/kids age 12 and under. (509) 242-2668

Party on Elm Street - Presented by Hyper-formance Jazz Dance Company. 3 and 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12/adults, $10/seniors and children. (509) 448-5423

Ongoing

“Bridge to Terabithia” - Presented by the Spokane Children’s Theatre. Shows Saturday and March 22, 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m., March 21 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $10/adults, $8/age 18 and younger. (509) 325-SEAT

“Seussical the Musical” - Presented by the Northwest Christian Schools music and theater department. Thursday and Friday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.; dinner theater performance Saturday, 6 p.m. Colbert Chapel, 5104 E Bernhill Road, Colbert. $8/adults, $5/students. (509) 238-4005, ext. 110

“Twelfth Night” - East Valley High School presents Shakespeare’s comedy. Thursday-Saturday, 7 p.m., East Valley High School, 15711 E. Wellesley Ave. $5 adults, $3 for seniors and students without an ASB card. (509) 927-3200

“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. Wednesday-Saturday. 7 p.m., Mead High School Performing Arts Theatre, 302 W. Hastings Road. $8/adults, $6/students and seniors. (509) 465-7008

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 takeout from 1-3 p.m. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1620 N. Monroe St. (509) 324-1995

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