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Today

Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater - Showing today-Friday, “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” rated PG. 9:30 a.m., Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 327-1050.

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.

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.

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.

Tuesday

Let’s Paint with Treisa Oosting - For ages 4-7. 11 a.m.-noon, Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. $10 each class. (509) 325-3001.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. Free. Library locations and times are: 10 a.m., Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10 a.m. (509) 444-5356; 10:30 a.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340.

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 are: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10:30 a.m. Free. (509) 444-5356.

Storytime (Deer Park) - For ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300.

Wednesday

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m. Free. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (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: Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave. (509) 893-8300; Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400; Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Free. 10:30 a.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390; 11 a.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350.

Storytime - For ages 2-5. Library locations: Argonne, 4322 N. Argonne Road. (509) 893-8260; Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Barnes & Noble Storytime - Story will be “Back to School Tortoise” by Lucy M. George and Merel Eyckerman. Also make a craft and enjoy a treat. 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.

Thursday

“Happy” - Shows today-Saturday. Global Cinema film. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students, $4/youth. (208) 263-9191.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350; South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 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: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10:30 a.m. Free.

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. Library locations: Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390; Airway Heights, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. (509) 893-8250. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Baby Lapsit - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs and stories. For children up to 18 months of age. Library locations: Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340; Deer Park, 208 S. Forest Ave. (509) 893-8300. 10:30 a.m. Free.

T.W.I.N.E. - Teen Writers of the Inland Empire is a writing club for Spokane County teenagers in grades 6-12. No registration is required. Write fiction and poetry and share work in an encouraging and positive environment. Sponsored by the Spokane County Library District. 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Friday

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

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

Baby Lapsit - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months of age. Library locations: Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400; Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280. Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Library locations: 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.

Riverfront Park Friday $1 Family Fun Night - Pavilion Rides, mini-golf and the Carrousel are $1 each. The SkyRide and tour train are not included. $1 hot dogs are available at the Pavilion restaurant. 5-9 p.m., 507 N. Howard St. $1 per ride. (509) 625-6601.

Saturday

Affair on Mainstreet – Saturday and Sunday. 24th annual event with entertainment, food and fun for the entire family. Artwalk will be held at Cutter Theater on Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. City Park, Metaline Falls, Wash. (509) 446-2429.

Harrison Summer Concert Series - Big Red Barn, rhythm and bluegrass. 2-5 p.m. Sponsored by Harrison Chamber of Commerce Harrison City Park, Harrison, Idaho. Free. (208) 689-3669.

WSU Star Party - Enjoy grilled brats and hot dogs and live music by The Unusual Suspects from 7-9 p.m. Telescope viewing will begin at 9 p.m. Hosted by Washington State University. Jewett Observatory, east side of campus at Grimes Way and Olympia Ave., Pullman. $5. (509) 335-3581.

Back to School Storytimes - Listen to books to get you ready for the new school year. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206; also noon, Auntie’s Bookstore in River Park Square on skywalk level, 808 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 456-4775.

Fourth Annual Praise-A-Palooza and Family Fun Fest - Local Christian bands, bouncy castle, food, paint-a-pony, equine activity with Hooves of Mercy. All donations benefit the Mercy House, a facility being constructed to help families and individuals in the Cusick/Usk area. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Pend Oreille County Fairgrounds, Cusack, Wash. Free. (509) 863-3778.

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