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Spokane Indians Baseball - Today-Friday. Vs. Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. 6:30 p.m., Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St, Spokane Valley. (509) 535-2922.

Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater - Showing today-Friday, “The Tooth Fairy.” All shows are at 9:30 a.m., Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 327-1050.

At the Watering Hole - For children in grades K-5. Make 3-D animals found at a watering hole. Part of Summer Reading 2010. Library locations and times include: 1 and 3 p.m., Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400; 2 p.m., North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road (509) 893-8350. Free.

Coeur d’Alene Downtown Concert Series - Barry Aiken, Latin rhythms. 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Free Family Film Festival - Coeur d’Alene – Today-Thursday: “Wallace and Gromit” (G) and “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (PG). Shows at 10 a.m. (two different theaters). Riverstone Cinemas, 2416 Old Mill Loop, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-8185.

Free Family Film Festival - Spokane Valley - Today-Thursday: “Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius” (G) and “Monsters vs. Aliens” (PG). Shows at 10 a.m. (two different theaters). Spokane Valley Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-2590.

Ice Cream Social - The Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center will host this event to celebrate the launch of their Crime Victim Advocacy Program. 4:30-7 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center, 845 S. Sherman St. (509) 455-8722, ext. 204 or ext. 209.

Hayden Concert Series - Wednesdays, 6-8:30 p.m. July 7: Somebody’s Hero, classic and current rock; July 14: The Pat Coast Band, blues rock; July 21: The Ryan Larsen Band, country rock; July 28: Meet Revolver, Beatles tribute; Aug. 4: Coeur d’Alene Big Band, swing orchestra. Hayden City Park, 8930 N. Government Way, Hayden. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Browne’s Addition Summer Concerts - Chutzpah, Klezmer Folk band. 6-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition. Free. (509) 218-9398.

Liberty Lake concert - Free performance by the Blue Ribbon Tea Company hosted by the Friends of Pavillion Park. 6 p.m. Half Moon Park, Meyers and Indiana.

Kayak Open Pool - For ages 15 and older. Bring your boat and practice in the Witter Aquatic Center. Pre-registration is required. 7-9 p.m. Witter Aquatic Center, East Mission Avenue and Upriver Drive. $10. (509) 625-6200.

Friday

Hillyard Festival and Hi-Jinks Parade - Today-Sunday. This year’s theme is “Pulling Together” with vendors all weekend. Festival opens today at noon, with entertainment on the Main Stage at 3 p.m. with a play performed by St. Patrick’s Catholic School junior high students; followed at 7 p.m. with Ricks Brothers playing classic rock and country mix. Saturday events include: Hillyard Festival Breakfast, 7-10 a.m., St Peter Lutheran Church, Regal at Wellesley, $4.50/person; parade at 10 a.m. from the corner of Broad and Market north to Sharpley-Harmon Park, followed by a car show. Also, bingo, games and entertainment all day on the stage and fireworks at dusk presented by the Hillyard Kiwanis Club. Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. on the main stage and led by eight local churches. Bring a nonperishable food item for donation; noon, tae kwon do demonstration at Northeast Youth Center; 1 p.m., Spokane Horn Club; blues/jazz jam session at 2 p.m., Harmon Park, 6000 N. Market St. Free. (509) 879-1450.

Colville Rendezvous Days - Music, crafts, children’s activities, food, baseball and tennis tournaments, old-time encampment, 5K race Saturday; car show on Sunday. Today, 6:30-11 p.m., Saturday, 4-11 p.m., and Sunday, noon-3:30 p.m., Colville City Park, two blocks east of Highway 395, Colville. (509) 684-5973.

Free Outdoor Movies - Liberty Lake - “King Corn,” not rated. Movie shown at dusk, Pavillion Park, Country Vista Drive and Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Project Runway (Valley) - For teens. create your own fashions to model on the runway. 1 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Autism Awareness Family Night - Presented by The ISAAC Foundation and Chuck E. Cheese. Fifteen percent of your purchase will be donated to The ISAAC Foundation (Intervention Services Assistance for Autistic Children). Their mission is to provide economic assistance for intervention services and therapies to children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Locations are at 10007 N. Nevada St. in North Spokane; or 14919 E. Sprague Ave. in Spokane Valley. 5-10 p.m. (509) 499-1679.

Saturday

Hauser Daze - Fishing derby at 5 a.m., parade at 10 a.m., classic car show, kids corner, live music by Whiskey Ridge. Hauser Lake County Park, Hauser, Idaho. (208) 777-9315.

Spokane Highland Games - Celebrates the traditions of Highland dance, bagpipe and drumming exhibitions and heavy athletic competitions, along with Claymore sword demonstrations, historical reenactments, tug-of-war and Scots Gaelic classes. Children’s “Braveheart style” face painting and games begin at 1 p.m. Celtic merchants and clan tents can be visited and blacksmith, cattle, and sheepdog demonstrations will be held. A Ceilidh (party) will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St, Spokane Valley. $8/general, $5/seniors/youth age 11-17, $3/children age 4-10, free/age 3 and younger. (509) 922-3661.

Walk With Me Spokane - Raise money for Easter Seals Northeast Child Development Center and Assistive Technology Services that help people with disabilities and families in need in your community. Registration and festivities begin at 9 a.m. Choose the 5K or one-mile walk. Free parking is available in Parking Lot 2 located at the corner of West Mallon and North Howard St. 9 a.m.-noon. Riverfront Park, North Bank Shelter, Spokane area. (206) 281-5700.

Parking Lot Party and Sale - New and used treasures, 100 vendors, crafts, carwash, food, waterslide, petting zoo, face painting, car show, art and music. Contact tammy@cumccda.org for vendor spaces, $10 each. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, corner of Ramsey Road and Hanley Avenue, Coeur d’Alene. Free admission. (208) 765-8800.

Free Family Stream Day - Volunteers and staff from WSU Extension and the Kalispel Tribe Natural Resources Department will help participants catch and identify aquatic insects and will look at birds, plants and insects in the meadow. Please bring sunscreen, lunch and old shoes for wading. Pre-registration is required. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Meet at US Forest Service Site on Indian Creek, Newport, Wash. Free. (509) 447-2401.

Smile Storytime - Listen to some stories in celebration of National Smile Week. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series - Aug. 8, Timmy Swift and the Swingin’ Vinos, rockin’ swing. 1-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene City Park downtown, Coeur d’Alene. Inclement weather moves the concert to the Resort Plaza at Third St. and Sherman Ave. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Surfing on the Lake - For ages 10 and older. Enjoy paddle boarding. Pre-registration is required. Sponsored by the Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. 1-4 p.m., Fish Lake Boat Launch. $32. (509) 625-6200.

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