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Mon., Feb. 28, 2011

Today

Toddler Storytime (Valley) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

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

Tuesday

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10 a.m. Free. (509) 444-5356.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3 to 5 years. 10:30 a.m. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5356; Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

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

Sing-Along Songs (Airway Heights) - Share songs, play with instruments and make your own. 10:30 a.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Wednesday

“Fiddler on the Roof”- Presented by Mt. Spokane High School Theater Department. Shows today-Thursday and March 9-12 at 7 p.m., Mt. Spokane High School Performing Arts Theatre, 6015 E. Mount Spokane Park Drive, Mead. $6/adults, $5/students. (509) 413-7830.

Toddler Storytime (Shadle) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

Family Carnival - Theme is “Hawaiian Luau Under the Sea” and is sponsored by Eastern Washington University Recreation Department and the Northeast Community Center. Costumes encouraged for the theme. Includes food and booths with prizes. 3-5 p.m., 3004 E. Queen Ave. Free. (509) 850-5341.

Thursday

“Hairspray”- Lewis and Clark High School presents this Broadway musical comedy. Directed by Greg Pschirrer. Rated PG. Shows today-Saturday at 7 p.m., Lewis and Clark High School Auditorium, 521 W. Fourth Ave. $10 at the door. (509) 354-7043.

Friday

“Anne of Green Gables” - Musical presented by Theater Arts for Children. Shows today at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 4 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m., Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $10/ages 13 and older; $5/children ages 12 and younger. (509) 995-6718.

“Music Man, Jr.” - CYT-Spokane presents the musical about a con man who poses as a boy’s band organizer and sells instruments and uniforms to the townspeople of River City, Iowa. Shows today at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 3 p.m., The Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $11/adults, $10/children and seniors. (509) 487-6540.

“The Little Mermaid” - Christian Youth Theater-North Idaho presents the musical. Today and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 3 p.m. $7 in advance. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $9/advance, $12/at the door. (208) 277-5727.

Annual Hobo Dinner - Sponsored by the Hillyard Heritage Museum Society. Featuring Mulligan stew and pie plant dessert. Proceeds will be used to make improvements to Hillyard Heritage Square and to establish a virtual museum website. Tickets available at; Cops Northeast, 5208 N. Market St.; Greenburo, 5220 N. Market St.; and Hillyard Variety, 5009 N. Market St. 5:30-8 p.m., St. Patrick, 2706 E. Queen Ave. $10/adults, $6/age 9 and younger. (509) 483-2383.

Saturday

Dancing at Pend Oreille Playhouse - Held the first Saturday of every month from 6-9 p.m. Dance instruction available. Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $3. (509) 671-3389.

Cruise the World - The University of Idaho’s International Friendship Association will host the annual event. Admission tickets are exchanged at the International Ballroom door for mock passports, which are marked by students from more than 30 countries. In addition, these international student ambassadors offer interactive learning opportunities in every country booth. The event includes live entertainment every half hour on the stage, and cuisine from around the world will be available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event at the SUB Information Desk 11 a.m.-5 p.m., UI Student Union Building, International Ballroom, Moscow, Idaho. $6/adults, $4/youth and students, $15/family of two adults and up to three children. (208) 885-7841.

Dr. Seuss Storytime and Birthday Celebration - Join in celebrating the birthday of Theodore Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss. Listen to stories and take home some goodies. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore in the children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206 and at Auntie’s in River Park Square, skywalk level, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 456-4775. Free.

Flower Power Party (Downtown) - For school-age children. Listen to stories about flowers and make your own floral creation. 11:30 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

KPBX Kids’ Concert - Swingin’ Sock Hop with The Shades and dance instruction by The Silver Spurs. 1 p.m., Spokane Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. Free. (509) 327-5729.

Author Fallon Jones - Local high school student began writing her vampire novel, “Bite Me” at age 13. 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore main floor, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Oz Party - Presented by John Rogers High School Encore Drama. Watch the “Wizard of Oz” movie, meet cast members of the high school’s current production of the “Wizard of Oz,” enjoy face painting and popcorn. 1-4 p.m., Rogers High School, 1622 E. Wellesley Ave. $10. (509) 354-6551.

Sunday

58th Annual Sausage Feed - All-you-can-eat menu includes homemade sausage, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, green beans, applesauce, rolls and pie. First-come, first-served meal in the dining room. Take-out orders offered. Proceeds maintain the Community Building. Music by the German Oom Pah Band. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Uniontown, Wash. $12/general, $8/ages 6-12, $2/age 5 and younger. (509) 229-3414.

Ongoing

Children’s Theatre Classes at Lake City Playhouse - A variety of day camps and theatre workshops will be offered for ages 4 to 13 years, through April 1. Pre-registration is required. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-1323.

Winter Reading Programs at the Coeur d’Alene Library - Children’s winter library programs include: Book Babies Lap-Sit for newborns to 2-year-olds accompanied by a parent or adult, Tuesdays from 10:15-10:45 a.m. and Fridays from 10:30-11 a.m.; Tales for 2s and 3s, Tuesdays from 11-11:30 a.m.; Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5 years, Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m. and 1-1:30 a.m.; Game Cafe for ages 8 to12 years, Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m.; Lego Club for ages 5-10, Thursdays from 4-5 p.m.; and Ocarina Club for ages 9 to 13 years, Fridays from 4-5 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, Seagraves Children’s Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 438.

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.

Valley Youth Soccer Registration - Spring season (April/May) signup through March 5. 9116 E. Sprague Ave., No. 138, Spokane Valley. (509) 924-7661.

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