September 11, 2010 in Washington Voices

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Today

Alzheimer Association Memory Walk - Three-mile walk along the Centennial Trail. Registration at 8:30 a.m., opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. (509) 473-3390.

CVHS band fundraiser - A car wash and rummage sale to benefit the Central Valley High School band and color guard; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. $5 per car. (509) 927-6848.

PRCA Rodeo - Sept. 10-11 at 7 p.m. at Spokane County Interstate Fair. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. 1-800-325-SEAT.

Soccer Coach Clinics - A beginning level coaches clinic of youth soccer players, ages 4-8 will be held from 3-4 p.m. and an intermediate coach clinic for youth soccer players, ages 7-12 will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. Trent Elementary, 3303 N. Pines Road. Free. (509) 924-7661.

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Sept. 10-18, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m., and Sept. 19, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Advance ticket prices available at www.ticketswest.com or calling 1-800-325-SEAT. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. Admission at the gate: $10/adults, $7/ages 7-13 and seniors, free/age 6 and younger. (509) 477-2787.

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

Arbor Crest Wine Concert Series - Sept. 12: Meet Revolver, Beatles tribute band; Sept. 19: Common Ground, variety current music; Sept. 26: Hot Club of Spokane, swing. No one under age 21, no outside alcohol allowed. Food available for purchase by Catered By You, outside food is also allowed. Concerts begin at 4:30 p.m.; all concerts end at sunset, Arbor Crest Winery, 4705 N. Fruithill Road. $5/concert; punch cards available for $40 for 10 admissions. Tables for eight guests may be reserved for additional $40 per concert. (509) 927-9463.

Demolition Derby - At Spokane County Interstate Fair. Compact Demo Derby on Sept. 12 and Traditional Demo Derby on Sept. 19. Both shows at 4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. 1-800-325-SEAT.

Pancake Breakfast - Served the second Sunday of each month; 8:30 a.m.-noon. McIntosh Grange, First and Lake streets, Rockford. $4/adults, $2/age 10 and younger. (509) 535-1165.

Monday

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

Clint Black - Country music at Spokane County Interstate Fair; 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. 1-800-325-SEAT.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America - Second Monday of the month; 10:30 a.m.-noon. Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. (509) 921-5608.

Naranon - Support group for relatives and friends of drug addicts; 6:30 p.m. Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. (509) 230-5423, (509) 921-0361, (509) 467-9774.

Pickleball - Games are daily Monday through Thursday; 1-3 p.m. Hepton Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Monday; 7-8 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road. (509) 928-9158.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Broadway Court - TOPS members meet every Monday; 9-11 a.m. Broadway Court Estates, 13505 E. Broadway Ave. 922-3874.

Tuesday

Bobby Vee - Legendary singer performing at Spokane County Interstate Fair; 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. 1-800-325-SEAT.

East Valley School District - The board of directors meets. 5:30 p.m. District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-1830.

Grief Share - For those experiencing a loss and struggling to cope; 7 p.m. Dishman Baptist Church, 315 N. Argonne Road. (509) 891-1111 or (509) 924-0339.

Mental Health Support Group - 7 p.m. Opportunity Christian Church, 708 N. Pines Road. (509) 926-5247.

OCD Support Group - For families and individuals who struggle with OCD in their lives. Support, education, sharing, goals; 6-7 p.m. 12910 E. Sinto Ave. Free. (509) 869-1069.

Pickleball - Games are daily Monday through Thursday; 1-3 p.m. Hepton Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include a public hearing on the 2011 budget, a proposed ordinance to allow vehicle sales in Mixed Use Avenue zones and economic development agency presentations requesting grant money; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.

Spokane Valley Executive Network - An association of business professionals who meet to exchange business leads and fellowship with one another; 8:30 a.m. Conley’s Place Restaurant, 12618 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 315-4536, (509) 928-7528.

Survivor Citizen Action Team - Support group for survivors of vehicular assault from impaired drivers; 6:30 p.m. Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council’s Prevention Center, 8104 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 922-8383.

Wednesday

Abba - Music group performing Abba tribute shoe at Spokane County Interstate Fair; 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. 1-800-325-SEAT.

Nicotine Anonymous - Twelve-step support group offering our experience to those who want to quit smoking; 3-4 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 926-9804 or (509) 474-1845.

Pickleball - Games are daily Monday through Thursday; 1-3 p.m. Hepton Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Spokane Valley Library Book Club - Discuss “The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America,” by Timothy Egan; 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Thursday

Collective Soul - Rock music at Spokane County Interstate Fair; 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. 1-800-325-SEAT.

E-mail Basics - Learn how to use email and set up a free web-based email account; 2 p.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

“Juvie” - Presented by Theater Arts For Children. Set in a juvenile detention center, the play depicts the life of kids that are scared, lonely and locked up. Some are drug offenders, some have killed and some are just misfits, although the set never changes, the “juvies” venture out of their cells to tell why and how they were caught. Content is PG-13. Show are Sept. 16-19 at 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E Broadway Ave. $7. (509) 892-5413.

Pickleball - Games are daily Monday through Thursday; 1-3 p.m. Hepton Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Self-Care Connection - Teaches cancer patients about nutrition, daily activity, relaxation techniques, coping skills, etc.; 2:30 p.m. Cancer Care Northwest, 12615 E. Mission Ave., Suite 200. (509) 228-1244.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 6:45-8 p.m. Orchards Crest Retirement, fourth floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen Road. (509) 922-8820.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m. Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 928-5460.

Friday

Fall Plant Sale - Perennials and houseplants, including fall color bowls and tropical dish gardens. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; closed Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the Greenway Program. Valley YMCA Greenhouse, 2421 N. Discovery Place. Free admission. (509) 777-9622.

Hinder - Rock music with My Darkest Days and Bad City at Spokane County Interstate Fair; 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. 1-800-325-SEAT.

“Juvie” - Presented by Theater Arts For Children. Set in a juvenile detention center, the play depicts the life of kids that are scared, lonely and locked up. Some are drug offenders, some have killed and some are just misfits, although the set never changes, the “juvies” venture out of their cells to tell why and how they were caught. Content is PG-13. Show are Sept. 16-19 at 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E Broadway Ave. $7. (509) 892-5413.

Mommy and Me Club - Social group open to all new mom, babies (up to 2 years old), and moms-to-be. Support, encouragement, teaching, learning, sharing, playtime and fun. Also features free weight checks, breastfeeding support by certified lactation consultants, activities and guest speakers. There is no need to RSVP or attend regularly. Call (509) 473-5706 or e-mail johnsond@emirehealth.org or lloydcl1@emirehealth.org for more information. 10 a.m.-noon. Valley Hospital Health and Education Center, Davis Room, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. Free.


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