February 7, 2011 in Features

Events

 

Today

North Idaho Boat Show - Hours are today-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tobler Marina, west on Lancaster off of Highway 95, Hayden, Idaho. Free admission. (208) 772-3255.

Tuesday

North Spokane Anime Club - For teens in grades six or above. Watch anime episodes, eat snacks and more. 3:30 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

After School Special (Valley) - “Have a Heart.” Use hearts, circles, triangles and more to create your own shape shifter. For school-aged children. A different activity will be offered each month. 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Family Story Evening - All ages are welcome. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring their favorite blanket or stuffed toy. Library locations include: North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road (509) 893-8350; Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. 7 p.m. Free.

Wednesday

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations and times include: 10:30 a.m., Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390; 11 a.m., North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, (509) 893-8350. Free.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Vs. Portland. 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

After School Special (Medical Lake) - “Have a Heart.” Use hearts, circles, triangles and more to create your own shape shifter. For school-aged children. A different activity will be offered each month. 4 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Thursday

It’s for Mom and Me: Be My Valentine - For children ages 2-4 and their moms. Make four Valentine’s Day projects. Pre-registration is required. Choose to attend on either today or Saturday, 9:30-11 a.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $14. (509) 625-6200.

After School Specials - “Have a Heart.” Use hearts, circles, triangles and more to create your own shape shifter. For school-aged children. A different activity will be offered each month. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280; Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390. 4 p.m. Free.

Friday

Chicken Hearts with Sandy and Magali - Home school class for children ages 6-10. How many rooms does a chicken heart have, and what happens in each of them? Learn and discover how animal hearts work. 10:30 a.m., Mobius Kids, 808 W. Main Ave. $10 members/$12 non-members. (509) 624-5437, ext. 0.

Sweethearts’ Date Night at Mobius Kids - Drop off your children so they can play games, make candy concoctions, participate in a scavenger hunt and watch “Finding Nemo” while you have a date night. Complimentary River Park Square parking pass included. Sponsored by River Park Square. 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mobius Kids, 808 W. Main Ave. $15 per child. (509) 624-5437, ext. 0.

Browne Elementary School’s 100 Year Anniversary - Look at books, toys and photos from 1910 and beyond. Refreshments will be provided. 6-7:30 p.m., Browne Elementary School, Multi Purpose Room, 5102 N. Driscoll Blvd. (509) 354-2409.

Saturday

Winter Market - Sponsored by Heart of the Arts Inc. Featuring food, crafts, children’s activities, art and more. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-0443.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Vs. Tri-City. 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

Valentine’s Cards and Keepsakes - For ages 3-5, 6-11. Make three keepsakes with gift cards. Pre-registration is required. 9:30-11:30 a.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $15. (509) 625-6200.

“I Love Clean Air Day” at Mobius Kids - Enjoy green and clean activities including making recycled paper valentines. Join the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency and other organizations for various learning activities. 10 a.m., Mobius Kids, 808 W. Main Ave. Free with museum admission. (509) 624-5437, ext. 0.

GU Dance Team Kids Clinic - 10th annual event. Learn a dance routine with GU Team dancers, perform at the halftime show at the women’s game, get a T-shirt, lunch and more. For more information on the clinic and registration forms, please contact rehwald@gonzaga.edu or call (509) 313-4152. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. $35.

Winter Wizards Camp - For ages 6-11. Make wizardly crafts, art, play games and bake and decorate cookies. Pre-registration is required. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $29. (509) 625-6200.

Cross Country Ski Lessons - Learn the basics or refine your skills with P.S.I.A. certified instructors. Pre-registration is required. 10 a.m.-noon, Mt. Spokane. $31. (509) 625-6200.

Snowshoe Liberty Lake - Hike through an old growth forest on a relatively flat trail. Pre-registration is required. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Meet at Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $21, includes snowshoes. (509) 625-6200.

Author Esta Rosevear - Children’s author presents “Rebecca and the Comfy-cozy Feeling” reading, followed by book signing. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Hastings Books, 101 E. Appleway Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-0464.

Auntie Violet Storytime and Photos - Come down dressed in pink and red (or purple) to celebrate Valentine’s Day and get your picture taken with Auntie Violet. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Author Trent Reedy - Book reading and signing. 1-2 p.m., Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. Free admission. (509) 325-3001.

Sunday

Snowshoe Class - Learn the basics. All ages and levels welcome. Choose to attend from 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Mt. Spokane. $29, includes snowshoe rental and guides. (509) 625-6200.

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

Musical Heart Strings - Listen to orchestral music, enjoy refreshments and a silent auction. 2-4 p.m., Mead Senior High School, 302 W. Hastings Road. $8/per person, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 465-7137.

Ongoing

Soccer Sign-up for Spokane Valley - Youth Soccer for ages 4 and older. Games on Saturdays (April 9 to May 21). Practices start mid-March. $35. (509) 924-7661.

Spokane South Little League - For ages 5-15. Register now for the 2011 season. Offering T-Ball, A Ball, AA Ball, AAA Ball, Majors, Juniors and Challenger divisions. Visit spokanelittleleague.org to sign up.

“Willy Wonka”- Spokane Children’s Theatre will present this musical based on Roald Dahl’s book, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and featuring music from the 1971 movie version starring Gene Wilder. Shows Saturday and Sunday and Feb. 19 at 1 and 4 p.m.; Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. Performances on Sunday will be signed for the hearing impaired. Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $12/adult, $10/children. (509) 328-4886 or (800) 325-SEAT.

Youth Soccer sign-up - Youth soccer league for ages 4 and older. Games in city area on Saturdays from April 9 to May 21. Practices will start a few weeks prior to games on a weekday evening (determined by coaches). $35. (509) 747-5017.

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