December 4, 2011 in Features

Literary Calendar

 

Scripts Wanted for “The Scenes of Life III” - Spokane Community College Players is asking for short one-act scripts to be directed and performed by students. The scripts should be 10 minutes in length and have no more than a PG-13 rating. Deadline is Jan. 6. Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St., Spokane. (509) 533-7387.

Authors C.K. Crigger and Joyce Nowacki - Today at East Valley High School Winter Craft Fair. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., East Valley High School, 15711 E. Wellesley Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 893-2839.

Books Are Fun Book and Gift Fair - Books and gifts for all ages with proceeds benefitting Department of Social and Health Services Foster Parenting. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Rock Pointe III, 1330 N. Washington St. Free admission. (509) 953-3246.

Author Linda Konecny - Reading from “Dave’s First Christmas.” Tuesday, 11 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 438.

History Buffs Book Club - Discussion group open to the public for all history lovers. Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., meeting room. Free. (509) 847-3753.

Airway Heights Book Club - This month’s selection: “The Curse of Chalion,” by Lois McMaster Bujold. Tuesday, 1-2 p.m. Airway Heights Library, 1213 S Lundstrom, Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Nonfiction Book Group - Discuss “Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce” by Stanley Weintraub. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Poetry Scribes of Spokane - For men and women age 18 and older who write and enjoy wholesome poetry. Holiday card and poem exchange. Wednesday, 1 p.m., Cornerstone Community Church, 4032 W. Heroy Ave. (509) 796-2180.

Big Burn Refugees Presentation - Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Community Hall in Sandpoint and 6 p.m. at the Sagle Senior Center, 650 Monarch Road in Sagle, Idaho. Thomas Krainz will discuss how local communities cared for refugees of the forest fire of 1910. Free. (208) 263-2344.

Moran Prairie Library Book Club - This month’s selection is “The Monkey Wrench Gang,” by Edward Abbey. Thursday, 2-4 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Authors Wendy Snodgrass and Carol Muzi - Reading from their books “Barret’s Bears” and “Raising Lucy.” Thursday, 4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 438.

Book Signing - “Sarah Elizabeth Plans a Tea Party” published by Etiquette Princess Publishing. Friday, 3-6 p.m., Hastings Books - South, 2512 E. 29th Ave. Free. (509) 535-4342.

Storytime - The Coeur d’Alene Public Library children’s staff is reading stories while Santa takes a break. Friday, 3 p.m., Silver Lake Mall, 200 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (509) 475-3031.

Author Lorraine McConaghy - Historian presents her book, “New Land: North of the Columbia.” Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave., Spokane. (509) 838-0206.

Aunt Violet Storytime - Listen to some holiday tales read by Aunt Violet. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. No poetry, non-fiction, memoirs, etc., please. Bring 5-10 pages to read to the group and 6-8 copies. Saturday, Noon, Spokane County Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 891-1695.

Cake Bites Sampler - Drop by to taste samples from the popular cookbook, “101 Gourmet Cake Bites” by Wendy Paul. Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave., Spokane. (509) 838-0206.

Winter Wonderland Storytime and Craft - Listen to stories about winter weather and make paper snowflakes. Saturday, 1 p.m., Auntie’s at the Square, River Park Square on skywalk level, 808 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 456-4775.

Author Cora Cole - The Coeur d’Alene author will sign copies of her book, “The Adventures of Angel Skylet and Clarence Cloudy.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Love at First Bite Desserts, 11305 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 891-2501.

Literary Freedom Book Group - Discussion of “Nocturnes” by Kazuo Ishiguro. Saturday, 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, conference room, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

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