March 12, 2009 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

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

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280; Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340; North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350. 11 a.m. Free.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations and times include: 10 a.m., North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350; Deer Park, 208 S. Forest Ave. (509) 893-8300; Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. Free.

Ongoing

“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 1 year and younger. (509) 624-KIDS.

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.

After-School Specials - Celebrate children’s book author Cynthia Rylant through stories, crafts and games. A different author will be celebrated each month. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280; Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390. 4 p.m. Free.

Aikido - Learn this martial art in a safe, cooperative and noncompetitive environment. Through April 14, class for age 15 and older held Mondays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.; through April 2, class for ages 6-14 held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15 p.m.; through April 4, class for all ages Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Roshinkan Aikido Dojo, 2209 N. Monroe St. $55. (509) 625-6200.

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

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 Tuesday. 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 through April 4. 6-8 p.m., 908 N. Howard St., Suite 101. (509) 389-2930.

Tae-Kwon-Do Classes - For all ages. Improve your fitness, flexibility, coordination, strength and learn self-defense techniques. Beginner class offered Mondays and Wednesdays and advanced class offered Fridays. Runs through June 20. 6:30-8 p.m., Cooper Elementary School Gymnasium, 3200 N. Ferrall St. Two cans of food per month. (509) 482-0708.

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.

Friday

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” - Presented by the Mead High School Theatre 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. Runs through Saturday. 7 p.m., Mead High School Performing Arts Theatre, 302 W. Hastings Road. $8/adults and $6/students and seniors. (509) 465-7008.

Saturday

“Bridge to Terabithia” - Presented by the Spokane Children’s Theatre. Shows Saturday and March 22 at 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday 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/age 18 and younger. (509) 325-SEAT.

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” - Presented by the Mead High School Theatre 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. Runs through today. 7 p.m., Mead High School Performing Arts Theatre, 302 W. Hastings Road. $8/adults and $6/students and seniors. (509) 465-7008.

31st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade - Spokane - Presented by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick (FSOSP). Registration for the parade can be completed online at www.friendlysonsofstpatrick.com or entry forms can be obtained by phone or via email at kim@mail.friendlysonsofstpatrick.com. Volunteers will go along the parade route before the event begins to pick up all donations. Noon, downtown Spokane. Viewing of parade is free; food donations will be accepted for Second Harvest Food Bank. (509) 880-2785.

Sunday

“Bridge to Terabithia” - Presented by the Spokane Children’s Theatre. Shows Saturday and March 22 at 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday 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/age 18 and younger. (509) 325-SEAT.

Baby Fair 2009 - Trade show for mothers, expectant mothers, and friends and family of newborns. Features seminars on educational topics including infant car seat demonstrations, newly 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., Spokane. $5/general admission, free/kids age 12 and under. (509) 242-2668.

Community Roots Market - Presented by People for Environmental Action and Community Health, a tax-exempt nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a “BUY LOCAL” economy by connecting local foods and goods with local people. This month’s market will feature a cooking class, Soil 101 workshop, and a children’s puppet making workshop. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 2015 N. Division Ave. (509) 435-5210.

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

Tuesday

Spokane Area Children’s Chorus Concert - Whirlwind World: An International Music Concert. 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. (509) 624-7992.


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