5K Heart Run - Hosted by Central Valley PTA Council’s Heart in Hand Outreach, which supports the CV school district’s students and family that find themselves in temporary or transitional housing. Check-in and packet pick-up begins at 8 a.m. at concessions next to track; race starts at 9 a.m. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave. $17/adults; $13/up to age 17. (509) 701-1912.

Environmental Awareness Day - The “Spring into Action” celebration includes a tree planting ceremony, hands-on activities and information on recycling and energy conservation. Those who attend will be given free seedlings to plant at home; 10 a.m.-noon. Valley Mission Park, 11123 E. Mission Ave. (509) 668-0300.

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale - Families can sell or buy gently-used items for their growing families. Today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., with everything half price on Sunday. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Broadway at Havana Street. Today: $4/adults, free/age 12 and younger; Sunday free admission. (509) 536-2840.

“On a Wing and a Prayer” - Felts Field and local aviation history exhibit includes Washington Air National Guard, early aviators, Felts, Mamer and more. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Spokane Valley Heritage Museum, 12114 E. Sprague Ave. $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/children. (509) 922-4570.

Wishing Star Petting Zoo - Wishing Star is hosting a free petting zoo featuring baby goats, as well as bounce castles, popcorn, cotton candy, crafts and activities. The petting zoo kicks off Wishing Star’s “Send a Friend a Goat” fundraiser running April 12-16. For more information about “Send a Friend a Goat” visit www.sendafriendagoat.com. Noon-3 p.m. 10903 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 744-3411.


Pancake breakfast - Breakfast is served the second Sunday of each month; 8:30 a.m.-noon. McIntosh Grange, First and Lake streets, Rockford. $4 adults, $2 for kids 10 and under. (509) 535-1165.


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


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

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include proposed ordinances amending the Comprehensive Plan, a proposed ordinance on adult entertainment businesses, a motion on an interlocal agreement with Airway Heights and a motion on a lawsuit settlement. 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague. (509) 921-1000.

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