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Today

Flying Saucers - Children ages 4-7 will use their imagination to create a clay saucer and paint a mug to take home. Today, 2-3 p.m., Mobius Children’s Museum, lower level of River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $10. (509) 624-5437

Specialized Needs Recreation Camp All-stars - Spring break day camp for developmentally disabled individuals ages 4-21, today through Friday. Activities include swimming, field trip tours, free haircuts and facials. Transportation available for those in Post Falls, pickup at 8:30 a.m. and drop-off at 3:30 p.m. at the Trading Co. on Seltice Way. 1323 E. Sherman Ave. suite E, Coeur d’Alene. $12/day, scholarships available. (208) 755-6781

Walking With Dinosaurs - Mobius Kids offers two spring break mornings when ages 5-9 can travel back in time to the Mesozoic era, play games and dig for fossils. Today-Tuesday. 10 a.m.-noon, Mobius Children’s Museum, lower level of River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $30. (509) 624-5437

Tuesday

Bubbleology - Ages 4-7 learn what makes bubbles special, test out a special bubble recipe to make the best bubbles, make bubble art and walk through a bubble as big as your body. 2-3 p.m., Mobius Children’s Museum, lower level of River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $10. (509) 624-5437

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

Drop-In Knitting Class - Enjoy knitting and crocheting with others. Please bring your own project or needles and yarn. For age 10 and older. 3:30-5:30 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385

Wednesday

Bag O’Tricks - Ages 4-9 will learn pranks and magic tricks to take home and try out on the unsuspecting. 11 a.m.-noon, Mobius Children’s Museum, lower level of River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $10. (509) 624-5437

C.S.I. Camp at Mobius Kids - Two afternoons for ages 5-9 to try out fun and real hands-on detective work like fingerprinting, ink chromatography, clothing and bone analysis and more. Today-Thursday. 2-4 p.m., Mobius Children’s Museum, lower level of River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $30. (509) 624-5437

Thursday

Living History Day - Showing you what real life was like in the past. Tour the historic Campbell House, enjoy historic arts and crafts activities, watch history re-enactors and performances. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. $15/family. (509) 456-3931

Friday

Desert Dwellers - Ages 4-7 will discover the world of the desert, complete with a visit from Peggy Leggy, the tarantula, play and take home a balancing cactus game. 11 a.m.-noon, Mobius Children’s Museum, lower level of River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $10. (509) 624-5437

Saturday

Arts for Kids - Free environmentally friendly art activities for children ages 1-10; free children’s entertainment with storytelling by Dan Conley from noon-2 p.m. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Spokane Transit Authority Plaza, 701 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 328-7433

Author Kenn Nesbitt - Reading some of his poems from “My Hippo Has the Hiccups” and “Other Poems I Totally Made Up,” followed by book signing and refreshments. 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, second floor auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206

Easter Egg Hunt - Eggs and gift baskets sponsored by Hillyard Kiwanis. Open to the public. 11 a.m., Rypien Field, 2321 E. Bridgeport Ave. Free. (509) 495-2690

Meet the Tooth Fairy at Mobius Kids - 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mobius Children’s Museum, lower level of River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/person, $4.75/seniors and military, free/children 12 months of age and younger. (509) 624-5437.

Trash to Treasure (Shadle) - Celebrate Earth Day while creating your own recycled art. Appropriate for school-age children. 2 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331

Ongoing

“Enter Fairy Godmother” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children. Friday, Saturday and April 10-11 at 7 p.m.; Sunday and April 12 at 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners Building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. $7/age 13 and older; $5/age 12 and younger. (509) 892-5413

Girl Scouts Cookie Sale - Booth and direct sales will take place through April 12. Varieties include: Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-si-dos, Trefoils, Tagalongs, Lemon Chalet Cremes, Sugar Free Chocolate Chips and new Dulce de Leche, classic confections of Latin America that are rich with milk caramel chips and stripes. $4. (509) 220-4579

“James and the Giant Peach” - Lake City Playhouse presents its production of Roald Dahl’s famous children’s book about a young boy who embarks on an adventure aboard a giant peach. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10/Thursday; $16/adults; $13/seniors, students, military; $10/children age 12 and younger. (208) 667-1323

“Team Up!” Exhibit - Explore the science of sports and test your own basketball, tennis, soccer and football skills while learning about math and physics. 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/adults, $4.75/seniors and military, free/age 1 year and younger. (509) 624-KIDS.

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. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1620 N. Monroe St. (509) 324-1995.

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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