January 28, 2010 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Toddler Storytime (North) - For children 18 months-3 years, 10 a.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St., (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., (509) 444-5390. 10 a.m. Free.

Play and Learn Storytime (Otis Orchards) - For children ages 2-5. Enjoy stories, songs and finger-plays 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.

Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For children 18 months-3 years. Enjoy stories, songs and finger-plays 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.

Preschool Play and Learn Storytime (Cheney) - For children ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs and finger-plays 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.

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.

Baby Lapsit (Moran Prairie) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs and stories. For children up to 18 months old. 10:30 a.m. Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Preschool Storytime - For children ages 3-5. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime (North) - For children ages 3-5. 11 a.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

“The Lightning Thief” (Hillyard) - For school-age children. Learn about mythology while celebrating the release of this new movie. 4 p.m. Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Ongoing

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Open through Feb. 28. Mondays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays and nights before a holiday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. (No evening public skating on Sundays-Mondays.) Riverfront Park Pavillion. $4.25/adults and teens, $3.25/children, seniors and military with ID; $3/skate rental (not included with admission). (509) 456-4386.

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

Riverfront Park Pavillion Attractions - Spokane Falls Skyride operates daily, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., through Feb. 28. The Looff Carrousel closed for maintenance through Feb. 28. Riverfront Park. Skyride: $7.25/adults, $6.25/ages 13-17, seniors and military, $4/ages 3-12, free/age 2 and younger. (509) 625-6600.

“Crime Lab Detective” Exhibit at Mobius Kids - Lift fingerprints, examine DNA and search for forensic clues. Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/general, $4.75/seniors and military, free/age 1 and younger. (509) 624-KIDS.

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.

Campbell House - Part of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, admission ticket includes the exhibit galleries and a guided tour of the house. Several guided tours will be available Wednesdays-Saturdays 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The museum exhibit galleries are open Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 2316 W. First Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger; includes admission and guided tours in the museum. (509) 456-3931.

Friday

Choose to Lose - Improvised game show where two contestants choose games for Blue Door players to compete in with the ultimate goal of losing in order to win prizes. All ages welcome. 8 p.m.-midnight. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - All games at 7 p.m. Chiefs versus Seattle. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

Toddler Storytime - For children 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.

Baby Lapsit (Valley) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months old. 10:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

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.

Saturday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - All games at 7 p.m. Chiefs versus Kootenay for Tyler Johnson bobblehead giveaway. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

Car Seat Check - A certified technician will check for correct car seat installation and whether the seat is the right size. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. George Gee, 21502 E. George Gee Ave., Liberty Lake. (509) 324-1530.

Auntie Violet Storytime - Listen to stories with Auntie Violet. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Second Annual Italian Dinner - Sponsored by St. Patrick’s School Alumni Association. Watch the Gonzaga men’s basketball game while enjoying food catered by Mamma Mia’s. Proceeds will benefit St. Patrick’s School. 3-8 p.m. St. Patrick’s School cafeteria, 2706 E. Queen Ave. $10/person, $5/children age 5 and younger. (509) 483-4444.

Sunday

Spaghetti dinner - The annual all-you-can-eat dinner features spaghetti, meatballs, salad, rolls, dessert and beverages. 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 503 N. Walnut Road. $8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 children ages 6-12; children under 6 admitted free. (509) 926-5428.

Smile Again Foundation Spaghetti Fundraiser - Purchase a bowl of all-you-can-eat spaghetti at the Swinging Doors to support the Smile Again Foundation, an organization that supports bereaved parents with the financial aspects of the final arrangements for their deceased child. Noon-9:45 p.m. The Swinging Doors, 1018 W. Francis Ave. $12. (509) 326-6794.

2010 Spokane Lilac Festival Royalty Coronation - 14 senior girls compete for the crowning of queen. 3:30 p.m. Spokane Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. $10/advance, $12/door. (800) 325-SEAT.

Wednesday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - All games at 7 p.m. Chiefs versus Everett for player magnet giveaway. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

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