June 21, 2010 in Features

Events

The Spokesman-Review
 

Today

National Skateboard Day Parade-Coeur d’Alene - Held on Sherman Avenue with a procession from Eighth to First streets. 1-2 p.m. Sherman Avenue, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2229.

Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater - Showing today-Friday, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.”All shows are at 9:30 a.m., Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 327-1050.

Tuesday

Co-op Kids - Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy free activities, with snacks and materials donated by the Moscow Food Co-op. Meet at the Moscow Food Co-op Cafe to learn origami. 9 a.m., Moscow Food Co-op Cafe, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10 a.m. Free. (509) 444-5356.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10:30 a.m. Free. (509) 444-5356.

Dick Frost Magic Show (East Side) - Appropriate for school-age children. 3:30 p.m., East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. (509) 444-5331.

Wednesday

Water Water Everywhere (South Hill) - Part of Summer Reading 2010. For school-age children. Listen to a presentation about water by the West Valley Outdoor Learning staff. Held at 2 and 3:30 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Toddler Storytime (Shadle) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

Dick Frost Magic Show (Indian Trail) - Appropriate for school-age children. 3:30 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes. (509) 444-5331.

Thursday

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” - Musical comedy presented by Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre. Shows today-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Schuler Performing Art Center in Boswell Hall at NIC, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $39/adults, $35/seniors and students with ID, $25/children ages 6-12. (208) 769-7780.

Dick Frost Magic Shows (Shadle) - Appropriate for school-age children. Shows at 2 and 3:30 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5331.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 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.

Preschool Storytime - For 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.

Magician Jeff Evans - Part of Summer Reading 2010. Sponsored by The Friends of Whitman County Library. 1 p.m., Eells Park, Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366.

Water Water Everywhere (Hillyard) - Part of Summer Reading 2010. For school-age children. Listen to a presentation about water by the West Valley Outdoor Learning staff. 3:30 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Friday

“50/50” - 50% short form and 50% long form improvised show. All ages welcome. 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Ice Age Floods Festival 2010 - Learn about the regional geology, biology, history and culture of Eastern Washington, as well as organizations, businesses and local artists. Held 10 a.m.-5 p.m., today-Sunday. Dry Falls Visitor Center at Sun Lakes/Dry Falls State Park, 34875 Park Lake Road NE, Coulee City, Wash. Free. (509) 632-5214.

Toddler Storytime - For 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 ages 3-5. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St. (509) 444-5375; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes. (509) 444-5395. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Cap’n Ruby and the Scurvy Dogs Pirate Show (Downtown) - Part of Summer Reading 2010. For school-age children. Enjoy pirate songs, tales, sign the pirate code of conduct and receive an eye patch. 2 p.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Artists reception - Get a sneak preview of the “Artists Loose and the Palouse” show set for July 23-25. There will be free food and live music by Sound Travel. 5-8 p.m., On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway. (509) 747-6294.

Saturday

Strawberry Celebration - Today and Sunday. Visit greenbluffgrowers.com for map of growers. Green Bluff.

Campbell House - Part of the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. 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. 456-3931.

Spokane Shock Arena Football - vs. Milwaukee. 5 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. 1-800-325-SEAT.

Hoopfest - Today and Sunday. Largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Downtown Spokane. (509) 624-2414.

Volkssport at Hoopfest - “Come Walk With Us” sponsored by Lilac City Volkssport Association. 5K and 10K walks along the Spokane River, past historic homes and buildings, through or around Hoop Fest activities. Start between 8 a.m. and noon and finish by 3 p.m., Start and end at Fourth Avenue and Coeur d’Alene Street in Browne’s Addition. (208) 765-1360.

Spokane Indians Baseball – Today-Wednesday vs. Everett Aquasox. 6:30 p.m., Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St, Spokane Valley. (509) 535-2922.

Raft Trip - Salmon River - For ages 8 and older. Enjoy whitewater rafting and a deli lunch. Presented by Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. Pre-registration is required. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., $75/adults, $62/ages 8-16. (509) 625-6200.

Sunday

Family Interpretive Hike Tour - For ages 5 and older. Learn about rocks of the moon during this 2-3 mile hike. Pre-registration is required. Sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Spokane House Interpretive Center, Riverside State Park. $11. (509) 625-6200.

Ongoing

Free Meals for Children - East Valley School District will offer free meals for children 1-18 years old, Monday through Thursday, today-Aug. 19. Locations and times include: Trent Elementary, 3303 N. Pines Road, breakfast, 8:15-9 a.m. and lunch, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; East Valley High School, 15711 E. Wellesley Ave., breakfast, 7:45-8:15 a.m. and lunch, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Otis Orchards, 22000 E. Wellesley Ave., lunch 11:30 a.m.-noon; Valley YMCA, 2421 N. Discovery Place, breakfast, 8:30-9:05 a.m. and lunch, 11:45 a.m..-12:15 p.m.; Edgecliff Park, 800 S. Park Road, breakfast, 9:30-10 a.m. and lunch, 12:30-1 p.m.; Valley Mission Park, 11405 E. Mission Ave., breakfast, 9-9:30 a.m. and lunch, noon-12:30 p.m.; Sullivan Park, 1901 N. Sullivan, breakfast, 9-9:30 a.m.; Terrace View Park, 13500 E. 24th, breakfast, 9-9:30 a.m. and lunch, noon-12:30 p.m. (509) 241-5018.

Swim Lessons Level 1-6 - Spokane Department of Parks and Recreation. Lessons will be offered for beginning and advanced swimmers from today-Aug. 16. Eight sessions available to choose from. Locations vary. $48. (509) 625-6200.

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