January 11, 2010 in Features

Things to do

 

Today

After-School Specials (North) - “Sound Off.” Explore the dimensions of sound through various hands-on activities. A different science project will be offered every month. 4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Tuesday

Toddler Storytime - For children ages 18 months-3 years. Library locations and times include: 10 a.m., Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5356; 10:30 a.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Preschool Storytime - For children ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m. Library locations include: Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 893-8400; Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5356.

After-School Specials (Valley) - “Sound Off.” Explore the dimensions of sound through various hands-on activities. A different science project will be offered every month. 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Wednesday

Preschool Play and Learn Storytime - For children ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. Library locations include: Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave. (509) 893-8300; Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Storytime - For children ages 2-5. Library locations include: Medical Lake, 321 E. Herb St. (509) 893-8330; Argonne, 4322 N. Argonne Road. (509) 893-8260; Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Barnes & Noble Storytime - Story will be “The Three Billy Goats Gruff.” Also make a craft and enjoy a treat. 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.

After-School Specials (Medical Lake) - “Sound Off.” Explore the dimensions of sound through various hands-on activities. A different science project will be offered every month. 4 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Thursday

Storytime at Colfax Library - Baby Time for children up to age 2 at 10:10 a.m.; Toddler Time for ages 2-3 at 10:30 a.m.; and Preschool Time for ages 4-6 at 11 a.m., US Bank Building, Second Floor, 101 N. Main St., Colfax. Free. (877) 733-3375.

Storytime at Whitman County Library - A variety of books and activities are catered to children and their families and include poetry, fingerplays and action activities, games, musical events, crafts, puppets, and creative dramatics. All activities promote cognitive development and reading readiness. Baby Time, age 2 and younger: 10:10-10:30 a.m.; Toddler Time, ages 2-3: 10:30-11 a.m.; Preschool Time, ages 4-5: 11-11:30 a.m. Whitman County Library, 402 S. Whitman Ave., Rosalia, Wash. Free. (877) 733-3375.

Preschool Play and Learn Storytime (Cheney) - For children ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For children ages 18 months-3. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Play and Learn Storytime (Otis Orchards) - For children ages 2-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Storytime (Airway Heights) - For children ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

After-School Specials - “Sound Off.” Explore the dimensions of sound through various hands-on activities. A different science project will be offered every month. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280; Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390. 4 p.m. Free.

Friday

Toddler Storytime - For children ages 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes. (509) 444-5395. 10 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For children ages 3-5. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes. (509) 444-5395. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Pasadena Park Poetry Reading Night – Fifth-graders, led by teacher Sharon Link, will put their work in front of the public. 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Saturday

17th Annual Martin Luther King Human Rights Community Breakfast - Program consists of a breakfast of a potato-egg casserole, fruit, bagels, home-made muffins and salsa; entertainment; a keynote speaker; and awards. This year’s speaker is Rachel Dolezal, the director of Education and Curator of the Human Rights Education Institute in Coeur d’Alene. 9 a.m., Moscow Junior High School multipurpose room, Moscow, Idaho. $8/general, $4/students and children. (208) 882-3648.

Lego-rama - Fifth annual event sponsored by the Friends of the Coeur d’Alene Library. Entries will be judged in age groups: 4-6, 7-10 and 11-13. For contest rules, visit www.cdalibrary.org. 1-3 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

“It Started With a Dream: Many Views, One Vision!” - Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center Scholarship Fundraiser with gospel music, “How Sweet the Sound!” 5-7 p.m., Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, 806 W. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 838-6581, Ext. 101.

Ongoing

Holy Names Music Center Classes - A variety of 10-week music classes will be offered including: Young Voices Sing for ages 8-13, begins Thursday at 5:30 p.m., $90; Music Together for ages baby-kindergarten and their parents, begins today at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 11 a.m., $195; and Alexander Technique Classes, begins Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. and Jan. 23 at 1 p.m., $175. Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. (509) 326-9516.

Kids’ Winter Reading at the Coeur d’Alene Library - Children’s winter library programs include: Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5, Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m. and 1-1:30 a.m.; Tales for Twos and Threes, Tuesdays from 11-11:30 a.m.; Book Babies Lap-Sit for ages newborn to 2 years, accompanied by a parent or adult, Tuesdays from 10:15-10:45 a.m. and Fridays from 10:30-11 a.m.; Lonely Books Club for ages 9-12, Wednesday from 4-5 p.m.; Lego Club for age 5-10, Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. Programs through March 19. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, Ext. 438.

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