May 24, 2010

Events

 

Today

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

Baby Lapsit (North) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months of age. 10:30 a.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Tuesday

Ice Cream Social - Meet the staff for grades preschool through eighth grade. 4 p.m., St. Patrick’s Catholic School, Primary Building, 2706 E. Queen Ave. Free. (509) 638-2527.

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; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390; 11 a.m., North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, (509) 893-8350. Free.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m. Library locations include: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

Preschool Play and Learn Storytime - 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. Library locations include: Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave. (509) 893-8300; Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. 10:30 a.m. Free.

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 First St. (509) 893-8280. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Thursday

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.

Storytime (Airway Heights) - For ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For children 18 months-3. 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., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Friday

“Coming Soon” - A show improvising the movie-making process based on audience suggestions. 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.

“The Legend of Pocahontas” - Presented by Christian Youth Theatre. Tells of the Algonquin Indian tribe and the courage, friendship and love of a girl named Pochantas. Performed by youths ages 8-18. Shows are today and Saturday at 7 p.m.; and matinees Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $9/adults, $8/senior/students. (800) 325-SEAT.

Priest Lake Spring Festival - Today-Sunday. 33rd annual event “Historic Coolin: Gateway to Priest Lake,” with EMT’s bake sale today at the Forest Service Visitor Center at mile post 22 on Highway 57; Saturday, 8 a.m., Sportsman’s Club pancake feed; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., arts and crafts fair, bake sale, quilt show and German sausage booth at Coolin Civic Center; noon, parade; Sunday: 9:30 a.m., Fun Run; followed by arts and crafts fair, bake sale, German sausage and pancake feed continues. (208) 443-3191.

“Willy Wonka” - Christian Youth Theater-North Idaho presents this musical based on Roald Dahl’s famous children’s book, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Shows today and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Community Theater, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $8/seniors and children age 12 and younger; $9/adults. (208) 277-5727 or 819-9281.

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.

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

Smucker’s Stars on Ice - 7:30 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $25-$125. (800) 325-SEAT.

Upper Columbia Academy Spring Concert - Featuring the choral groups from UCA along with performances by the UCA String Ensemble and Brass Choir. 7:30 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, 518 W. Third St. Free. (509) 245-3699.

Saturday

Spokane Shock Arena Football - Vs. Jacksonville. 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

Historic Ritzville Days Western Art Show - Sponsored by the Ritzville Downtown Development Association features inside and outside venues in conjunction with Historic Ritzville Days. More than 60 Western artisans gather in Pioneer Plaza and downtown businesses along Main and Railroad Avenues. Downtown Ritzville. Free. (509) 659-1020.

Memorial Weekend Soccer Tournaments – Today and Sunday. Five-on-Five for U9 team and older; four-on-four for U5 to U8 teams; three game minimum. 3303 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. $75 for U5 to U8; $135 for U9 and older. (509) 924-7661.

Remembering Roy Rogers and Other Western Heroes - Today-May 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Western artifacts and memorabilia, entertainment in the chapel at 2 p.m. each day in Heritage Chapel; performance by the Rockin’ B Ranch; Veterans display, aerospace display, antique and class car display, Tree of Remembrance, refreshments, and band concert on Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Cross of Inspiration at the Greenwood Memorial Terrace. Riverside Memorial Park, Greenwood Memorial Terrace and Heritage Funeral Home, 508 N. Government Way. Free. (509) 838-8900.

Run for the Son - Several churches in the area of Liberty Lake and Newman Lake will host a 3.1 mile run/walk. Participants will receive a T-shirt. Registration forms are available at www.libertycross.org. 9 a.m., Rockin’ B Ranch, Idaho Road south of I-90 near the stateline. $10 per person. (509) 255-9244.

Raft Trip - Upper Spokane - For ages 5 and older. An introduction to rafting along the Spokane River. Presented by Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. Pre-registration is required. Today and Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Upper Spokane River, Plantes Ferry Park. $40. (509) 625-6200.

Sunday

“Gifts from Africa” - Over 50 singers and 10 marimba players performing a collection of African music and American music. Featuring “TUIMBE!” (“Let’s sing!” in Swahili) which is a choir formed specifically for this concert series which is raising funds for a school in Ulanga Kilombero, Tanzania. The concert will also include performances by the Bonners Ferry children’s choir, “Swingin’ on a Star” and the Bonners Ferry Marimba Band. 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran on Cody St., Bonners Ferry, Idaho. (208) 267-7191.

Send information about events at least two weeks in advance by e-mail to features @spokesman.com; by fax to (509) 459-5098; by mail to Our Kids Calendar, Features Department, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210; or submit online at www.spokane7.com/ events/submit.

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