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Thu., Oct. 15, 2009


“Lost Santa” – StageWest Community Theatre, Friday, 6-8 p.m., and Saturday, 3-5 p.m., 639 Elm St., Cheney. Needed: a Santa-type male, three men ages 30-55, two women ages 30-55, one boy age 10-15 and one girl age 10-15. (509) 951-1355

“Merry Christmas, Mr. Marconi!” – Pend Oreille Players Association, Monday-Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport. Needed: 14 or more actors and singers and a violinist. (509) 447-2750, (509) 671-3389

Classes and workshops

Guitar Class – Townes Van Zandt and Texas Songwriters – Examine the roots of Townes Van Zandt’s music, life and lifestyle while playing his songs, watching videos and reading from a recent biography. For ages 16 and older. Eight-week class runs Thursdays, today-Dec. 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $51. (509) 625-6500,

“Ink, Paper and Pulled Noodles” – Painting and bookmaking workshop with Sally Graves Machlis. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 William St., Post Falls. Cost: $65 (includes supplies and lunch). (208) 457-8950

“Plein Air in the Palouse” – Oil painting workshops for beginning to intermediate students; advanced painters also welcome. Saturdays through Oct. 31, beginning with an optional breakfast at 8 a.m. followed by carpooling to a predetermined destination around 9 a.m. Cost is $50 per Saturday, plus supplies (panels and/or canvas provided each week). (509) 868-3684,,

The Art Coop Workshops – FUSED GLASS JEWELRY – Wednesday, 2-4 or 6-8 p.m. MICROSCOPE SLIDE NECKLACE – Oct. 23, 2-4 or 6-8 p.m. Cost for each workshop is $25 and includes all supplies; preregistration required. Held at 4225 N. G Street (private home studio). (509) 327-3726,

Greencastle Soap Lotion Making Class – Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. Students learn how to make oil and water emulsions and how to blend a fragrance. Cost is $35. Greencastle Soap, 203 N. Stone St. (509) 466-7223

Ballroom Dancing for Kids – For ages 7-17, introduces students to the foxtrot, waltz, cha-cha and more. Wednesdays, Oct. 21-Nov. 11, 6-6:40 p.m., Spokane Dance Company, 902 W. Indiana Ave. Cost: $49. (509) 625-6200,

Bowl Turning Class – Woodworking class for beginners ages 18 and older. Cost is $55 and includes wood and use of tools (students may bring their own tools and wood). Registration required by Oct. 22. Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. (509) 229-3414,

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