In brief: Candlelighters benefit includes fun, games


DIVISION – Bumpers Family Fun Center in the NorthTown Mall will host a phone-a-thon for Candlelighters of the Inland Northwest next Thursday, from 1 to 7 p.m.

DJs for Clear Channel Radio, Cody Carlson and Paul Neumann, along with Candlelighters Director Mary Anne Ruddis, will host the phone-a-thon, to be broadcast on KIX 96. Carlson,

Bumpers Family Fun Center has donated the use of its facility to allow people donating $10 or more to Candlelighters at Bumpers to have access into the arcade, receiving unlimited play on the video games, bumper cars, mini golf and train rides.

For more information, call (509) 474-2759.

Move and groove at Corbin on Saturday

EMERSON/GARFIELD – The Corbin Senior Activity Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave., will have its sixth annual “Movin’ and Groovin’ Fair” on Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The fair will include more than 60 vendors, providing information on senior housing, travel, insurance and health care. Many vendors will offer free raffles. The event will also include free glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure screenings, and free massages.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call (509) 327-1584 or visit www.corbin seniorcenter.org.

Community colleges holding surplus sale

HILLYARD – The Community Colleges of Spokane surplus sale will be on Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Community Colleges of Spokane Central Services, 3939 N. Freya St. A sneak preview will be held Monday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Items available in the sale include computers, laptops, televisions, desks, chairs and file cabinets. Central Services will also be selling three floor-model hairdryers, three battery-powered vacuums and two commercial weed whackers at its pre-priced sale.

Items are cash-only, and all items are sold as-is with no guarantees, returns or refunds.

For more information, call Rick Englert, CCS logistics manager, at (509) 533-4781.

Senior center offers ‘Tastes of Travel’

LINCOLN HEIGHTS – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave., will host “Tastes of Travel,” a travel luncheon and fashion show on March 16, beginning at 11:45 a.m.

The fashion show will center on travel with attire from The Discovery Shop, the American Cancer Society’s gently-used, reasonably-priced retail store in the Garland District, and an international lunch menu, including spaghetti and meatballs, Greek salad, French garlic bread, Irish tea and dessert of French cream puffs. All fashions will be available for sale.

Tickets are $6 per person.

For reservations, call (509) 535-0803.


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