February 20, 2010 in Washington Voices

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Today

Authors Lyle Hatcher and Don Caron - Signing their book, “Different Drummers”; 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.

Crab feed – Old-fashioned “Crab Crack” to benefit the West Valley Track and Field program; 5:30-7 p.m. West Valley High School, 8301 E. Buckeye. $25. 922-5488.

Desperate Housewives Shop Hop - Sixth annual event to visit seven boutique shops in the heart of the Spokane Valley. Enjoy in-store specials, tasty treats, and receive a complimentary gift at each store (while supplies last). Visit all seven stores for a chance to win the grand prize in gift certificates. Participating businesses are: The Trellis, Simply Northwest, Beyond Beads, The Olive Branch, A La Sha, Orchid Boutique and Scrapper’s Attic. Lunch specials at Cuppa Joes and Savanny Thai Food Express. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 11806 E. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 927-8206.

Eastside Little League - Registration is going on now for Eastside Little League for ages 5-14. The registration deadline is Feb. 28. Late registrations are an additional $10 and must be received by March 13. Visit www.eastsidelittleleague.net. $95-$125. (509) 927-2255.

Music Showcase - The Inland Northwest Bluegrass Association presents its Music Showcase with Custer’s Grass Band, Prairie Flyer and HeartBreak Pass; 7-9:30 p.m. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd. $5 adults; free for children 12 and younger. (509) 891-8558.

Upward Soccer - The Christian-based sports program is now accepting registrations for the spring season for children age 4 through the sixth grade. Early registration ends Feb. 27. Late registration ends March 5. Volunteer coaches and referees are also needed. Visit www.svwesleyan.org. $70 early registration, $80 late registration.

Valley Youth Soccer Registration - Sign-up for the spring season (April-May), for ages 4-14 (born 1995 through 2005). 9116 E. Sprague Ave., No. 138. $40. (509) 924-7661.

Sunday

Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation. 1-4 p.m. Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.

Monday

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

Naranon - Support group for relatives and friends of drug addicts; 6:30 p.m. Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. (509) 230-5423, (509) 921-0361, (509) 467-9774.

Pickleball - Games are daily Monday through Thursday; 1-3 p.m. Hepton Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Monday; 9-11 a.m. Broadway Court Estates, 13505 E. Broadway. (509) 922-3874.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly-Valley Fourth - The group meets every Monday; 7-8 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish. (509) 928-9158.

Tuesday

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

Grief Share - For those experiencing a loss and struggling to cope; 7 p.m. Dishman Baptist Church, 315 N. Argonne Road. (509) 891-1111 or (509) 924-0339.

Pickleball - Games are daily Monday through Thursday; 1-3 p.m. Hepton Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include a proposed ordinance on development agreements, a report on uniform development code amendments, a report on property tax and proposed motions on the sewer paveback program and city hall land negotiations; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague. (509) 921-1000.

Spokane Valley Executive Network - An association of business professionals who meet to exchange business leads and fellowship with one another; 8:30 a.m. Conley’s Place Restaurant, 12618 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 315-4536, (509) 928-7528.

Wednesday

60-plus Singles - Meets Wednesdays; 9-10:30 a.m. Old Country Buffet, 12209 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 892-7394.

Nicotine Anonymous - Twelve-step support group offering our experience to those who want to quit smoking; 3-4 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 926-9804 or (509) 474-1845.

Pickleball - Games are daily Monday through Thursday; 1-3 p.m. Hepton Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Senior badminton - Games are every Wednesday. 1-3 p.m. Hepton Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Spokane County Brain Injury Survivors Support Group - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 218-7982.

Spokane Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group - 6-8 p.m. Valley Hospital Health Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. (509) 482-2022.

West Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 7 p.m. District Conference Center, 8818 E. Grace. (509) 924-2150.

Thursday

ALS Patient and Caregiver meeting - Sponsored by the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Association Evergreen Chapter, Spokane Branch; 10 a.m.-noon. Valley Hospital and Medical Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. (877) 201-3610.

Pickleball - Games are daily Monday through Thursday; 1-3 p.m. Hepton Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Self-Care Connection - Teaches cancer patients about nutrition, daily activity, relaxation techniques, coping skills, etc.; 2:30 p.m. Cancer Care Northwest, 12615 E. Mission, Suite 200. (509) 228-1244.

Spokane’s 32nd Annual Home & Yard Show - Presented by Jim Custer Enterprises. Featuring displays and demonstrations with home and yard-related products, services and improvements. Feb. 25-26, noon-9 p.m.; Feb. 27, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Feb. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $6/good all weekend; free for children age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 6:45 p.m. Orchard Crest Retirement, fourth floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen. (509) 922-8820.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m. Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague. (509) 928-5460.

Friday

Chocolate Champagne Gala - Featuring 13 local chocolate vendors, sparkling wine from Mountain Dome and hors d’oeuvres. Live and silent auction. Presented by Lutheran Community Services Northwest and benefits the Sexual Assault and Family Trauma Center; 6 p.m. Mirabeau Park Hotel, Interstate 90 at Sullivan Road. $50. (509) 343-5053.

Spokane’s 32nd Annual Home & Yard Show - Presented by Jim Custer Enterprises. Featuring displays and demonstrations with home and yard-related products, services and improvements. Feb. 25-26, noon-9 p.m.; Feb. 27, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Feb. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $6/good all weekend; free for children age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Saturday

Author Jerrelene Williamson - Will sign her book “African Americans in Spokane.” This collection of historic images follows black families from 1889 and reveals their survival, culture, churches and significance in the Spokane community; 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.

Spokane’s 32nd Annual Home & Yard Show - Presented by Jim Custer Enterprises. Featuring displays and demonstrations with home and yard-related products, services and improvements. Feb. 25-26, noon-9 p.m.; Feb. 27, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Feb. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $6/good all weekend; free for children age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Valley HUB open house - Local coaches will teach free classes in a variety of sports and there will be food, door prizes and more; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. (509) 927-0602.


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