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In brief: COPS Shop will honor vets

NEVADA/ LIDGERWOOD – Veterans are invited to stop by the Neva-Wood COPS Shop, 4705 N. Addison St., and enjoy cake and coffee on Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in honor of Veterans Day.

Call (509) 625-3353 for more information.

Shadle bands to honor veterans

NORTHWEST – The bands of Shadle Park High School, 4327 N. Ash St., will present the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Concert Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The jazz band and concert band will perform.

A reception will follow the concert to honor those who have served or are serving in the military.

Admission is free. For more information, call Kevin Hartse, Shadle Park’s director of bands, at (509) 354-6735.

‘Performathon’ will be Saturday

RIVERSIDE – Holy Names Music Center will present a “Performathon” Saturday in the atrium of River Park Square from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The event is a marathon recital performed by music school students ages 4 through 84. The grand finale will feature the Holy Moley Jazz Band.

For more information, call Suzanne Bjork at (509) 326-9516, or visit

Inland Crafts sale is this weekend

RIVERSIDE – The 27th annual 2009 Inland Crafts sale and exhibit will be Friday through Sunday at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Exhibits and artists include basketry by Shannon Kruger; ceramics by James Diem, Annie Dyer, Gil Harrison, Dan Ishler; glass by Jan Hoak, Kenneth Frybarger; photography by Raquel Edwards, Jim Nilsen; sculpture by Andrew Carson, Tom and Sam Bates; and much more.

For more information, visit

Pioneer Park cleanup Saturday

CLIFF/CANNON – The Spokane Parks and Recreation Department will have a community cleanup at Pioneer Park, 507 W. Seventh Ave., on Saturday, from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Friends and neighbors of the park are asked to bring spring rakes and work gloves, and will attend an orientation before they work.

Pioneer Park was acquired by the Spokane Park Board in 1945 and is named in honor of prominent pioneers Daniel Chase Corbin, Frank Rockwood Moore and Senator George Turner.

For more information, call (509) 625-6677.

Activities include football, camp

BEMISS – The Spokane Parks and Recreation Department is offering activities during November. Some of the activities include:

•Flag Football Turkey Bowl takes place at Andrew Rypien Field, 3535 N. Regal St., Nov. 21 and 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The double- elimination regional tournament is for age 18 and older.

Cost is $400 per team and teams get an early-bird discount if registered by Friday. Call (509) 625-6200.

•Creative Adventure Camp is offered to children age 6 to 11 Nov. 19 and 20 and Nov. 23 to Nov. 25, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $21 per day.

To register or for more information, call (509) 625-6200 or visit