Spokane Area Children’s Chorus – Open to students ages 7-18, no preparation necessary. Auditions Wednesday-Thursday by appointment. Call (509) 624-7992, ext. 300.
Classes and workshops
Creative Gifts Classes – Gift-making ideas including ceramic tiles, bookmarks and decorative gift boxes. Cost is $3 to register (preregistration requested), $10 for supplies (payable at the class). Wednesdays through July 1, 6-8 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Call (509) 688-0300 to register or for more information.
Design and Knit a Cardigan Sweater – Five-week class for adult intermediate level knitters. Saturdays, May 30-June 27, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. Cost is $50 at each class, or $225 for all five classes if paid in full when registering. Register by Monday by calling (509) 229-3414 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for writers
Screenplay Contest – By the Northwest Independent Film and Video Entertainment Society. Screenplays must be original (15 pages or less), have a Northwest tie-in and meet industry formatting standards (see www.oscars.org/awards/nicholl/ scriptsample.pdf). Entry fee is $15 ($10 for members). Postmark deadline is May 30; send entries (three printed copies) to KNIFVES Short Film Screenwriting Contest, 2900 Government Way, P.O. Box 62, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815. Prizes include free membership in KNIFVES, written script review by the judging panel of Hollywood professionals, and a chance to “pitch” the script for possible production. See www.knifves.org or call Beth Bollinger at 220-2203.
Idaho Writers League – Coeur d’Alene Chapter – Writers of all genres, teens through seniors, meet to exchange ideas and learn how to improve their craft. Today, 6:30-9:30 p.m., at the Lutheran Church of the Master, 4800 N. Ramsey Road. Visitors welcome. Call (208) 762-0976.
Riverridge Art Association – Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe St. Call (509) 924-4571 or (509) 465-0369.
Deadline to submit items is noon on the Friday before publication. Send information to Libby Fisher, Arts Calendar, Features Dept., P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210 or e-mail to email@example.com.