May 2, 2009 in Washington Voices

Family calendar



“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 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.

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.


Bloomsday Run Tradeshow - Tradeshow and check-in for the annual 12K run held Sunday, May 3. Features fitness products, activities and more. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Free admission to trade show; $30/late entry fee for race. (509) 838-1579.

Ladybug Girl Storytime - Stories featuring our favorite girl superhero and some other fresh and fun books. Make an antennae headband so you can play Ladybug Girl. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Marmot March - Fourth annual event for children second grade and younger to participate in a 1.2-mile race through Riverfront Park (a children’s version of Bloomsday). You can walk, jog or run. Registration limited to 300 children. Sign-up at 10 a.m., Riverfront Park. $10, includes T-shirt and paint set. (509) 838-1579.

Spring Performathon - Marathon of musical performances to raise visibility and support for Holy Names Music Center’s scholarship/financial aid program. All of the funds raised at this event will go directly to help students with financial need to take music at Holy Names Music Center. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 326-9516.


Bloomsday Run - 12K (7.46 miles) run open to all runners, walkers, wheelchairs, assisted wheelchairs and strollers. 9 a.m., 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 838-1579.

Free Comic Book Day - For all ages. Thousands of special comics from Marvel, DC and other publishers to give away. Local comic book creators on hand showing how it’s done and doing sketches for kids. Also, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., a host of Star Wars villains for viewing … bring a camera and have your picture taken with them. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Merlyn’s, 19 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 624-0957.

Steinway Musicfest Concert - Featuring Anderson and Roe, Piano Duo. 7 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $25-$35/adults, $15/students. (509) 325-SEAT or (509) 624-1200.

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