October 31, 2009 in Washington Voices

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Today

Edgecliff Fall Festival - The annual event is hosted by Edgecliff SCOPE. There will be games, candy and a costume contest. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free; 5:30-8 p.m. Pratt Elementary, 6903 E. Fourth. (509) 477-6345.

Halloween carnival - Come for games, food and prizes; 3-6 p.m. Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 15319 E. Eighth. (509) 926-6450.

Halloween Pumpkin Plod - Run or walk a mile in this event hosted by the Panther Tracks Running Club. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes, with the judging conducted by the East Valley High School football seniors; 9 a.m. East Farms Elementary, 26203 E. Rowan. $5 per person/$20 per family. (509) 226-3039.

Harvest Fun Night - Carnival games, pie social, live music and a quilt show. Those attending are asked to bring a donation of nonperishable food items for the Union Gospel Mission. A chili feed will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the community center across the street; 6-8 p.m. Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road. (509) 926-4971.

Haunted House School of Terror - Oct. 23-24 and 30-31. Elementary schoolage enter 5-7 p.m.; teens and adults enter 7:30-10 p.m. Prepare to be scared. West Valley City School, 8920 E. Valleyway Ave. $4/elementary; $7/teens and adults. (509) 921-2836.

“Secret Garden” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children, directed by Katrina Heath. Today and Nov. 6-7 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday and Nov. 8. 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.

Spokane Valley Heritage Museum - “Apollo 11, One Small Step.” The historic walk on the moon by Neil Armstrong was 40 years ago. The exhibit includes the actual sound of the Saturn V rocket launching, a model of the LEM, photos, mission control console with interactive controls and information on the landing. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, through October. 12114 E. Sprague Ave, Spokane Valley. $5/adults, $4/seniors, $3/age 18 and younger. (509) 922-4570.

“Sweeney Todd” - Presented by the University High School Drama Department. The musical is unsuitable for young children. Performances are Nov. 5-7 at 7 p.m. A special performance today will begin at 6 p.m., and costumes are encouraged. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $8. (509) 228-5240.

Trunk or Treat - Kids can visit decorated cars in the church parking lot for treats; 6 p.m. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.

West Valley Band Craft Fair - Craft fair, bake sale and raffle. Over 50 vendors will display and sell crafts. Hosted by the West Valley High School Band Boosters to help pay for travel to band competitions and other expenses for the musicians; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 8301 E. Buckeye Ave. (509) 344-2208.

Thursday

Democratic Women’s Club - The Greater Spokane Democratic Women’s Club meets the first Thursday of each month; 11:30 a.m. Players and Spectators, 12828 E. Sprague. (509) 928-9286.

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.

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