November 12, 2009 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10 a.m. Free.

Toddler Storytime (North) - For children 18 months-3 years of age 10 a.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Play and Learn Storytime (Otis Orchards) - For children age 2-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Storytime (Airway Heights) - For children 2-5 years of age 10:30 a.m. Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Preschool Play and Learn Storytime (Cheney) - For children ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Baby Lapsit (Moran Prairie) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months of age. 10:30 a.m. Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Preschool Storytime (North) - For children 3-5 years of age. 11 a.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

After School Specials - “Color Explosion.” Enjoy mixing, matching and playing with colors. A different science project will be presented each month. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280; Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390. 4 p.m. Free.

Friday

Jubilee International Marketplace - Products from places such as Guatemala, Nepal, Thailand and Africa. Craftspeople are paid a fair price for their goods, supporting fair trade and sustainable practices. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 318 S. Cedar St. Free admission. (509) 389-9858.

“Family Dinner” - Blue Door Theatre Players will improvise a family dinner using audience suggestions. All ages welcome. Shows Fridays through Nov. 27. 8 p.m.-midnight. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes. (509) 444-5395. 10 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes. (509) 444-5395. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Baby Lapsit (Valley) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months of age. 10:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Saturday

Jubilee International Marketplace - Products from places such as Guatemala, Nepal, Thailand and Africa. Craftspeople are paid a fair price for their goods, supporting fair trade and sustainable practices. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 318 S. Cedar St. Free admission. (509) 389-9858.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - 7 p.m. vs. Kamloops for Shop with the Chiefs Night. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

“School House Rock! Live” - This popular 1970s TV show hits the CYT-Spokane stage. Shows are at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $9/adults, $8/seniors and students. (509) 325-SEAT.

I See Me! Multicultural Books for Early Literacy - Program aims to help children see their language, culture, and ethnicity reflected in books around them. Participants will receive booklists and ideas for what to look for in picture books to help children find themselves in books and increase their literacy skills. 2 STARS credits. 10 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

National Game Day Celebration - Play a variety of table games. Library locations include: East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St.; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes; and Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. 10 a.m. varies. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Author B.J. Hodges - Local children’s author signs copies of her storybook “Tiny the Pea’s New Adventures.” 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore main floor, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

“The Parent Trap” - Watch the original 1961 version starring Hayley Mills. Rated G. 2 p.m. South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.

Sunday

“School House Rock! Live” - CYT-Spokane performance. 3 p.m. matinee, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $9/adults, $8/seniors and students. (509) 325-SEAT.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - 6 p.m. vs. Kelowna for Country Night. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

Tuesday

Author Gary A. Edwards - Local author presents selections from his recently published books including “Trouble Clef: Life of a North Idaho Musician” and “Grandma Swank’s Recipe Box: Delicious Old-Fashioned Recipes.” 7 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Wednesday

Disney on Ice: World of Fantasy - Through Nov. 22. Follow Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy and Donald Duck as they take us on a tour Under the Sea, to Pride Rock, Pixie Hollow and Radiator Springs. Wednesday-Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m.; matinees on Nov. 21 at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and Nov. 22 at 1 and 5 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $12-$45. (800) 325-SEAT.

Sing from the Heart – Vocal Tech and Performance Workshop – For beginners and professionals. Enhance vocal technique, stage presence and individual style while working on songs you select. Wednesdays through Dec. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., ages 16 and older. Sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation. Registration: http://online.active communities.com/spokaneparks/ Activities. Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd. $135. (509) 625-6200.

Inland NW Writers Guild - Join with other aspiring writers to discuss the latest news about the publishing industry and get support from your peers. 6:30 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Ongoing

Riverfront Park Pavilion Attractions - Spokane Falls Skyride operates Fridays- Sundays, noon-5 p.m. The Looff Carrousel is open Tuesdays-Sundays, noon-5 p.m., closed through Nov. 20 and on Thanksgiving Day. Riverfront Park. Carrousel: $2/adults and teens, $1.25/seniors, military and ages 12 and younger. Skyride: $7.25/adults, $6.25/ages 13-17, seniors and military, $4/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 and younger. Tour Train, $4.50. (509) 625-6600.

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Open through Feb. 28. Mondays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays and nights before a holiday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. (No evening public skating Sundays and Mondays). Riverfront Park Pavillion. $4.25/adults and teens, $3.25/children, seniors and military w/ID; $3/skate rental (not included with admission). (509) 456-4386.

Before and After School Camps - For ages 5-12. Children will be provided with games, snacks and transportation to and from school. Schools serviced include: Sheridan, Stevens, Lincoln Heights, Franklin, Grant, Adams Elementary Schools and St. Aloysius School. Held Monday-Friday, 6:30-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. Registration is required. East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. $53 per week; state pay accepted. (509) 482-0708.

Kinder Camp - Hosted by the Northeast Youth Center. For ages 5 and 6. Children will receive transportation to and from school. Immunization records required. Schools serviced include: Sheridan, Stevens, Lincoln Heights, Franklin, Grant, Adams Elementary Schools and St. Aloysius School. Held Monday-Friday, 12-6 p.m. Registration is required. East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone. $76 per week; $50 registration fee with scholarships available. (509) 482-0708.

Campbell House - Visitors can tour the historic house on their own, listen to student pianists live, watch historic cooking demonstrations in the kitchen, and check out the special display of historic artifacts including period dresses, World War I mementos and antique calling card cases. Several guided tours will be available daily 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Included in the regular museum admission, including guided tours. (509) 456-3931.

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