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) 625-6601.
Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For ages 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.
Play and Learn Storytime - 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. Library locations include: Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390; Airway Heights, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. (509) 893-8250. 10:30 a.m. Free.
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.
Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B - Shows today and Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 1. Tickets available at www.rockinbranch.com. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N. Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. $39/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger, includes tax and gratuity. (509) 891-9016.
Splashdown - Family water park. Open daily through Labor Day. 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 3 and younger with regular paid admission and seniors age 65 and older with photo ID. (509) 924-3079.
Spokane Indians Baseball - Wednesday-Sept. 3. Indians vs. Everett Aquasox. Games are at 6:30 p.m. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St, Spokane Valley. (509) 343-OTTO (6886).
Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater - Friday, “Yogi Bear” rated PG; Monday-Friday, “Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” rated PG. All shows are at 9:30 a.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 327-1050.
Outdoor Learning Center open house - The West Valley School District’s Outdoor Learning Center, which is rarely open to the public, is planning a series of open houses in August. People can stop by and see the plants and live animals, which include an owl, snake and hawk. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Outdoor Learning Center, 8706 E. Upriver Drive. (509) 340-1028.
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.
Peach Festival - Every weekend through Sept. 5. Visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com for map of growers. Green Bluff, Mead.
Clay Critters with Liz Bishop - For ages 8-12. Construct birds, fish or animals in this clay workshop. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. $22. (509) 325-3001.
Let’s Paint with Treisa Oosting - For ages 4-7. Held from 11 a.m.-noon. Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. $10 each class. (509) 325-3001.
Pig Out in the Park - Through Sept. 5. 32nd annual outdoor food and music festival with food booths and beverage gardens. See full line up of music at www.spokanepigout.com. Open daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Riverfront Park. Free admission. (509) 921-5579.
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