October 21, 2010 in Washington Voices

In brief: Land Trust brings in author

 

SPOKANE – Author Terry Tempest Williams will speak at a luncheon fundraiser to benefit Inland Northwest Land Trust on Nov. 1, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St.

Williams’ books include “Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family” and “Place, Red, and Finding Beauty in a Broken World.”

Tickets are $45 per person in advance or $50 at the door.

To purchase tickets and for more information, call Inland Northwest Land Trust at (509) 328-2939 or visit www. brownpapertickets.com/ event/107339.

Ice Palace opens

RIVERFRONT PARK – Ice skating has opened for the season at Riverfront Park’s Ice Palace. The Palace is now open Tuesdays through Sundays through Feb. 28.

Skating lessons begin Nov. 6, for ages 4 and older. Classes are six weeks for $59. To register and for more information visit www.spokaneparks.org.

Parents and tots and home-school skating lessons begin Nov. 7. The five-week lessons are $39 and $18 for an additional child.

For more information on programs and events, call (509) 456-4FUN or go to www.spokaneriver frontpark.com.

SPOKANE – On Sunday, members of the community interested in learning about Spokane’s history through its oldest resting places may join a cemetery tour of Spokane.

From 1 to 5 p.m., the tour will visit burial sites of Spokane’s founding fathers, along with a tour of Spokane’s military cemetery.

Cost is $23. The event is for people age 15 and older.

To register and for more information, visit www.spokaneparks.org.

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