August 4, 2011 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Free Summer Movies at Riverfront Park - Presented by the park and KSPS, a series of locally produced KSPS documentaries that highlight our region’s unique and interesting history. “America’s Landlocked Navy - The Farragut’s WWII Memories.” 9:45 a.m. Imax Theatre, 507 N. Howard St. Free. (509) 625-6001.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10 a.m. Free.

Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 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.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Ongoing

Mobius Kids Classes - A variety of classes and camps will be offered through August for ages 2-10. Visit www.mobiusspokane.org to view the full list and details. Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5-$50. (509) 624-KIDS.

Splashdown - Family waterpark. Open daily through Labor Day. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and until 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; noon-6 p.m. on Sundays. Family Night on Tuesdays, 4-8 p.m. 11127 E. Mission Ave, Spokane Valley. $13.99/48 inches and under; $16.99/over 48 inches; $16.99/viewing pass with $7 refund if band is dry; Tuesday Family night is $9/general, free for ages three and younger with regular paid admission and seniors age 65 and older with photo ID. (509) 924-3079.

Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater - Friday, “Ramona and Beezus” rated G; Monday-Friday, “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” rated PG. All shows are at 9:30 a.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 327-1050.

$1 Family Film Festival - Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas - Doors open at 9 a.m. and two movies play at the same time at 10 a.m. Thursday, “Gulliver’s Travels” (G); and “How to Train Your Dragon” (PG); Tuesday-Thursday, “The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie” (G); “Marmaduke” (PG). Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave, Spokane Valley. $1. (800) 326-3264.

Friday

Free Summer Movies at Riverfront Park - A series of locally produced KSPS documentaries that highlight our region’s history. “Sculpted by Floods - The Northwest Ice Age Legacy.” 9:45 a.m. Imax Theatre, 507 N. Howard St. Free. (509) 625-6001.

Free Outdoor Movies - Liberty Lake - “Catch Me If You Can.” Movies shown at dusk. Pavillion Park, Country Vista Drive and Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Manito Live Music Series - Free outdoor acoustic concerts every Friday night from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Three diverse musical artists: Just Plain Darin, Michael and Kelleren Millham, Trailer Park Girls. Food and refreshments available for purchase. Concerts continue until Labor Day weekend. Web: http://spokaneriverfrontpark.com/ index.php/RFP/page/710. Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Free. (509) 625-6632.

Friends of the Airway Heights Library Book Sale - Proceeds from book sales support various library programs. From 9 a.m.-midnight. Hicks Open Market Building, 12435 W. 13th Ave., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Toddler Storytime - For 18 months to 3-years-old. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes Road. (509) 444-5395; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380. 10 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. 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.

Saturday

Friends of the Airway Heights Library Book Sale - Proceeds from book sales support various library programs. Begins at 9 a.m. daily. 9 a.m.-midnight. Hicks Open Market Building, 12435 W. 13th Ave., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Spokane Highland Games - Celebrates the traditions of Highland dance, bagpipe and drumming exhibitions, and heavy athletic competitions, along with Claymore sword demonstrations, historical reenactments, tug-of-war and Scots Gaelic classes. Children’s “Braveheart style” face painting and games from 8:30- a.m.-5:30 p.m. A Ceilidh (party) will be held after the closing ceremonies of the games from 6 to 8 pm. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $8/general, $5/seniors/youth ages 11-17, $3/children ages 4-10, free/age three and younger. (509) 922-3661.

South Perry Summer Theater - Outdoor movies. “Some Kind of Wonderful.” Movies begin at dusk. Bring your own chairs. The Shop Parking Lot, 924 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 534-1647.

Stallion Showcase and Horse Sale - Sixth annual event. Horse entries of all breeds currently being accepted. Three area horse rescuers, horse breeders and trainers, vendors, Play Day Classes, a Liberty Class, used tack sale from horse exhibitors and vendors as well as private treaty sale horses. Sponsored by the Spokane Morgan Club, www.spokanemorganclub.org. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Lady Raven Stables, 312 E. Austin. Free admission and parking. (509) 796-2140.

Book Lover’s Day Storytime - National Book Lover’s day. Celebrate by picking pick the books you love to read at storytime. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Friendship Storytime - National Friendship Day! Read books with characters that share a special bond. Noon. Auntie’s Bookstore in River Park Square on skywalk level, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 456-4775.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Free outdoor concert presented by the Friends of Pavillion Park, with this contemporary swing revival band from southern California. Notable singles include “Go Daddy-O;” “You and Me and the Bottle Makes 3;” and “Mr. Pinstripe Suit.” The band played the Super Bowl XXXIII half-time show in 1999. 6 p.m. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free; Parking available at the Liberty Lake Elementary School. (509) 475-5674.

Sunday

Spokane Valley Elks Classic Car Show - Sixth annual fundraiser for the Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children. Registration is 9-11 a.m.; Show’n Shine from 11 a.m.-noon, with judging at noon. Music and food all day. Trophies for first and second in each class. 2605 N. Robie Road, Spokane Valley. $15 to enter your car; free admission. For registration and car class information call (509) 928-2818.

Monday

Free Summer Movies at Riverfront Park - Presented by the park and KSPS, a series of locally-produced KSPS documentaries that highlight our region’s unique and interesting history. “Remembering When - Nat Park.” 9:45 a.m. Imax Theatre, 507 N. Howard St. Free. (509) 625-6001.

Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 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.

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


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