June 26, 2010 in Washington Voices

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The Spokesman-Review
 

Today

Author Sam Lien Le - Spokane resident “Sam” Lien Le will sign copies of his autobiography “The Spirit Stills the Storms: From Tyranny to the American Dream”; 2-4 p.m. Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague.

Boater safety education - All boat and jet ski operators age 30 and younger are now required to attend a boater safety education class. The class is free, but advance registration is required; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Training Center, 10319 E. Appleway. (509) 477-3552.

Fourth Annual Millwood Classic Car Show - Benefiting Spokane Guild’s School for Children. All cars and classes welcome. Prizes and awards to be given; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 8800 E. Grace Avenue area. $15/registration fee for cars, free to public. (509) 892-9390.

Rockin’ B Ranch Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B - Shows Thursdays in July and August and most every Friday and Saturday, June 11-Sept. 5, except on July 10, Aug. 7, 28 and Sept. 18, when the ranch will present “Pat McManus Comedies” starring Tim Behrens. 5:30 p.m., pre-show youth performers; 6:10 p.m., “Twilight at the Spokane Bridge” cowboy vampire melodrama; 7 p.m., dinner including barbecued beef, chicken, ribs and more; 8 p.m., cowboy/western music by the Riders of the Rockin’ B. There will also be a beer and wine cantina open nightly. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N. Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. $35/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger. (509) 891-9016.

Soiree on the Edge - Concert with music by Strange Humors by Mackey featuring African drum and string quartet; Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet by Hindemith; 6 Bagatelles for Wind Quartet by Ligeti and Salonmusic with Eckart Preu on keyboard and 10 members of the orchestra. Wine is available for purchase and picnic baskets are encouraged. Listeners should bring blankets or lawn chairs. Tickets available at Arbor Crest locations, at The Fox, by phone or online; 6-8 p.m. Arbor Crest Winery, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. $20. (509) 624-1200.

Splashdown - Family waterpark. Open daily through Labor Day. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and until 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; noon-6 p.m. on Sundays 11127 E. Mission Ave, Spokane Valley. $12.99/48 inches and under; $15.99/over 48 inches; free for ages 3 and younger with regular paid admission and seniors age 65 and older, $14/viewing pass with $7 refund. (509) 924-3079.

Spokane Valley Heritage Museum - “On a Wing & a Prayer,” aviation history of Felts Field profiling our local pioneer aviators (Nick Mamer, Jack Fancher, Buell Felts), the formation of the Washington Air National Guard, the 1927 visit by Charles Lindbergh, and “Visionary Women,” women who shaped the history of the Spokane Valley, through Sept. 16. Hours are Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 12114 E. Sprague Ave. $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/children. (509) 922-4570.

Sunday

PCC Kick Off The Summer Dance Battle - Paper Cutout Crew from Spokane is hosting a Kick Off The Summer BBoy (breakdance) Battle. This is a “for fun” battle. There will be a 1 on 1 battle, and a king of the hill battle. Doors open at 5 p.m. Contact us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ pages/Paper-Cutout-Crew/ 185217049333; 5-9 p.m. Spokane Elite Gymnastics, 5615 E. Broadway Ave. $3. (509) 768-4988.

Monday

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

Tuesday

Free Family Film Festival - June 29-July 1: “Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything” (Rated G) and “Astro Boy” (PG); July 6-8: “Charlotte’s Web” (G) and “Planet 51” (PG). Shows at 10 a.m. (two different theaters). Spokane Valley Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-2590.

Rockin’ B Ranch Jazz Nights - Dinner with jazz music by Craig Catlett and 5MOR. 7 p.m. 3912 N. Idaho Road, 100 yards south of exit 299 from I-90, Liberty Lake. $20, includes dinner. (509) 891-9016.

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include proposed motions awarding bids for the Sprague and Sullivan intersection project and the Broadway Avenue Reconstruction Project, a proposed motion to suspend the Broadway Avenue Safety Project and a report on pavement requirements; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague. (509) 921-1000.

Wednesday

Spaghetti Wednesday Westerns - Classic western movies with spaghetti every Wednesday, June 30-Sept. 7 p.m. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N. Idaho Road, 100 yards south of exit 299 from I-90, Liberty Lake. Movie: $5/adults, $3/children age 10 and younger, includes one box of popcorn; Dinner: $7.50/adults, $3/children age 10 and younger. (509) 891-9016.

Friday

Kayak and Cave Tour - For ages 14 and older. Kayak Pend Oreille River and then participate in a guided walking tour of Gardner Cave. Sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. Pre-registration is required. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Meet at Rocket Bakery, 3315 N. Argonne. $43. (509) 625-6200.

Next Saturday

Hot dog and T-shirt sale - The annual event is hosted by the Newman Lake Fire Auxiliary and Newman Lake SCOPE to raise money to purchase equipment for the all-volunteer Newman Lake Fire Department. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days. Moab Junction, Trent and Starr Road.


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