May 13, 2010 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Play and Learn Storytime (Otis Orchards) - For 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.

Preschool Play and Learn Storytime (Cheney) - For 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 1st St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Storytime (Airway Heights) - For 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. 10:30 a.m. Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

TEC Homeschool Support Information Session - Learn more about Spokane Public Schools’ Homeschool Parent Partnership Program, The Enrichment Cooperative (TEC) for the 2010-2011 school year. 6:30 p.m. Bryant Campus, 910 N. Ash St. Free. (509) 354-7810.

All Saints Catholic School Information Night - Learn more about the curriculum and tour the school. 7 p.m. All Saints Catholic School, Primary Building Campus, 3510 E. 18th Ave. (509) 534-1098, ext. 215.

Ongoing

“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 one year and younger. (509) 624-KIDS.

Spokane Junior Soccer Sign-up - For ages 4 and older. Sign-up now for the next Fall 2010/Spring 2011 season. Visit www.spokanesoccer.org for more information. Locations vary. $59. (509) 747-5017.

The YMCA Green Way Program Plant Sale - Thursday-Saturday and May 20-May 22. Spring Plant Sale featuring annuals, perennials, vegetables and houseplants. All proceeds benefit the YMCA Green Way Program. Hours are 3-6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays and noon to 3 p.m. Sundays. Valley YMCA Greenhouse, 2421 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 777-9622, ext. 206.

“The Last Gladiator” - A story about bravery, trickery and falling in love presented by Theater Arts for Children. Shows: Friday-Saturday and May 21-May 22 at 7 p.m.; Saturday and May 23 at 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $7/ages 13 and older; $5/ages 12 and younger. (509) 892-5413.

Campbell House - Part of the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, admission tickets 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. 1st 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

Coming Soon - A show improvising the move-making process based on audience suggestions. All ages welcome. Shows Fridays through May 28. 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.

Toddler Storytime - For 18 months-3. 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 Road. (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 Road. (509) 444-5395. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Food distribution - Second Harvest will distribute free food and fresh produce from its mobile food bank truck to anyone who needs it. No appointment or documentation is required and the distribution does not count as a food bank visit. Those seeking food are asked to bring their own box. Noon-2 p.m. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.

Hutton School Carnival - For all ages. Enjoy carnival games, activities, food, and raffle baskets. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Hutton Elementary School, 908 E. 24th Ave. Free admission; nominal cost for games and food. (509) 354-3030.

Festival Highlights Concert - Musicfest Northwest - This concert features “Adjudicator’s Choice” winners, young musicians and dancers judged to be the best in their class at the Musicfest Northwest weeklong festival. This is a chance to hear and see the top instrumental, vocal and dance performances from 9 Musicfest divisions. Evening will be hosted by Jeff Wasson 7:30-9:30 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free admission. (509) 327-3455.

Saturday

Farm Camp - Presented by PEACH. For ages 7-12. Learn about farms, soil and sustainable living. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through May 22. Pre-registration is required. PEACH Community Farm, 10425 S. Andrus Road. $35 per session. (509) 981-8560.

Three church yard sale - Hosted by Good Shepherd Lutheran, Christ Lutheran and Holy Trinity Lutheran Churches. Proceeds benefit programs run by the churches. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 810 S. Sullivan Road. (509) 926-8611.

Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade - 72nd annual event with Lilac queen and princesses, floats, school bands and more. This year’s theme is “Freedom is not Free.” 7:45 p.m., through streets of downtown Spokane. Free.

Sunday

Donkey Basketball Fundraiser - Local police and firefighters have teamed up to raise money for John Knighten, a local firefighter in need of a bone marrow transplant. Discounted advance sale tickets available athttp://www.savejohnknighten .com/ 3-6 p.m. The HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., Exit 293 from I-90, Liberty Lake. Advance/at the gate: $10/$12 for adults, $6/$7 for students, $4-$5 for children. (509) 276-8081.

Monday

Toddler Storytime (Valley) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Tuesday

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3. 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.

Toddler Storytime (Moran Prairie) - For ages 18 months-3. 10:30 a.m. Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Play and Learn Storytime (Fairfield) - For 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. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Preschool Storytime (Valley) - For ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Family Story Evening - All ages are welcome. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring their favorite blanket or stuffed toy. Library locations include: North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road (509) 893-8350; Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. 7 p.m. Free.

Bingo night - Play Bingo the third Tuesday of every month for 25 cents a card. 7-8:30 p.m. McIntosh Grange, 319 S. 1st, Rockford. (509) 535-1165.

Wednesday

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations and times include: 10:30 a.m., Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340; 11 a.m., North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, (509) 893-8350. Free.

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

Storytime - For 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 1st St. (509) 893-8280. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime (Shadle) - For children 3-5. 10:30 a.m. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

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