November 7, 2009 in Washington Voices

CALENDAR

 

Today

Antique Collectible Show and Flea Market - Sponsored by Lewis Clark Trader. Hours are Friday, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Broadway at Havana. $4. (208) 746-5555.

Central Valley Band Craft Fair - Crafts and baked goods on sale to benefit the Central Valley High School band and color guard. Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 821 S. Sullivan Road. $2 admission. (509) 228-5100.

Fall bazaar - Bake sale plus craft and home items. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and after the 11 a.m. service on Sunday. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.

Holiday Bazaar - There will be crafts, a bake sale, antiques, raffles and vendors. Beverages and lefse will be served. Admission is free; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines. (509) 926-7966.

“Laughing Stock” - Watch the Central Valley High School Theatre Department’s production of this farce by Charles Morey. Shows at 7 p.m. today and Nov. 12-14. Show is not recommended for young children. Central Valley High School Performing Arts Center, 821 S. Sullivan Road. $7. (509) 228-5100.

MOPS Craft Fair - A Mothers of Preschoolers group in Spokane Valley is hosting a craft and home-based business fair for food, crafts and fun; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, 15515 E. 20th Ave. Free. (509) 921-5959.

Prime Rib Dinner Fundraiser - Hosted by the Fairfield Service Club with proceeds benefitting the June 2010 Centennial Flag Day celebration in Fairfield. Menu will include prime rib, potatoes, salad, French bread, dessert and a beverage; 5-8 p.m. Fairfield Community Center, 304 E. Main St., Fairfield. $15/person or $28/couple. (208) 686-1431.

“Secret Garden” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children, directed by Katrina Heath. Shows today at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 1 and 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. $7/age 13 and older; $5/age 12 and younger. (509) 892-5413.

“Sweeney Todd” - Presented by the University High School Drama Department. The musical has been altered from its bloody and violent film version, but is still unsuitable for young children. 7 p.m. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd. $8. (509) 228-5240.

“Twelve Angry Jurors” - The East Valley High School drama department presents this play by Sherman L. Sergel, adapted from the television show by Reginald Rose. Performances are at 7 p.m. today and Nov. 12-14. East Valley High School, 15711 E. Wellesley. $5 adults, $3 for seniors and students without an ASB card. (509) 927-3200.

Monday

Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo. (509) 228-5400.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America - 10:30 a.m.-noon, Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. (509) 921-5608.

“School District 81 Capital Projects” - Engineers Forum of Spokane with speaker Greg Brown, AIA director of capital projects. 12:30 p.m. Timber Creek Grill Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery Ave. $9/lunch and beverage, $2/beverage only. (509) 244-3467.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Monday; 9-11 a.m. Broadway Court Estates, 13505 E. Broadway. (509) 922-3844.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly-Valley Fourth - The group meets every Monday; 7-8 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish. (509) 928-9158.

Tuesday

East Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 5:30 p.m. District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace. (509) 924-1830.

Grief Share - For those experiencing a loss and struggling to cope; 7 p.m. Dishman Baptist Church, 315 N. Argonne Road. (509) 891-1111 or (509) 924-0339.

Mental Health Support Group - 7 p.m., Opportunity Christian Church, 708 N. Pines Road. (509) 926-5247.

Pickleball - 1-3 p.m. Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Spokane Valley Executive Network - An association of business professionals who meet to exchange business leads and fellowship with one another; 8:30 a.m. Conley’s Place Restaurant, 12618 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 315-4536, (509) 928-7528.

Survivor Citizen Action Team - Support group for survivors of vehicular assault from impaired drivers; 6:30 p.m. Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Councils Prevention Center, 8104 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 922-8383.

Veterans breakfast - Freeman High School will host a community breakfast for veterans. Freeman students will provide live music; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Freeman Elementary gym, 14917 S. Jackson Road. (509) 291-4791.

Veterans concert - The Central Valley High School wind ensemble and choral students will perform a program titled “Never Forget” as a fundraiser for the local VFW; 7:30-9 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. $5. (509) 228-5168.

Wednesday

Nicotine Anonymous - Twelve-step support group offering our experience to those who want to quit smoking; 3-4 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 926-9804 or (509) 474-1845.

Senior badminton - 1-3 p.m. Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Upper Columbia Resource Conservation and Development Council - The group meets the second Wednesday of each month; 9:30 a.m.-noon. 8815 E. Mission, Suite B. (509) 924-7350.

Thursday

Chili feed - Hosted by the band, choir, percussion and orchestra students; 6 p.m. Mountain View Middle School, 6011 N. Chase Road. $5 adults, $3 for fifth grade and under. (509) 226-1379.

Ladies Night Out - The second annual event benefits the Spokane Valley Partners food and clothing banks. Auction items include vintage purses, quilted items, spa treatments, vacation packages and more. There will be substantial hors d’oeuvres and wine. Tickets can be purchased at Spokane Valley Partners or online at www.svpart.org; 5:30 p.m. Mirabeau Park Hotel, Sullivan and I-90. $50. (509) 927-1153.

Pickleball - 1-3 p.m. Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Self-Care Connection - Teaches cancer patients about nutrition, daily activity, relaxation techniques, coping skills, etc.; 2:30 p.m., Cancer Care Northwest Valley Office, 12615 E. Mission, Suite 200. (509) 228-1244.

St. John Vianney School auction - The event is the school’s largest fundraiser. Items up for bid include Gonzaga and Shock sports memorabilia, golf packages, quilts, Seattle Symphony concert tickets and more. Call for reservations; 5:30 p.m. Northern Quest Casino, Airway Heights. $40. (509) 926-7987.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 1:45 p.m., Orchard Crest Retirement, fourth-floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen. (509) 922-8820.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m., Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague. (509) 928-5460.

Saturday

Author Bob Manion - Book signing of “The Treehouse” and “Santa’s Heroes”; 1-3 p.m. Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-0667.

Edgecliff Spaghetti Feed - The annual fundraiser benefits Edgecliff SCOPE. There will also be live music and a raffle; 4:30-7 p.m. VFW Post 1435, 212 S. David. $4.50 adults and $2 kids younger than 12 in advance; $5 adults and $2.50 kids at the door. (509) 477-6345.

“Stories for a Dead Night in Spokane” - Local authors including Barbara Curtis, Mark Shilo, Dan Webster and Steve Oliver. Book signing of their collection of chilling stories; 2 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.

Taste the Spirit - Fundraiser to benefit the West Valley Education Foundation, which supports student activities and scholarships. There will be tasting of wines from local wineries and an auction. Tickets are available at the West Valley District Office, 2805 N. Argonne Road. 6:30 p.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $35. (509) 340-7204.

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