January 10, 2011 in Features

EVENTS

 

Today

After School Special (North) - “Beach Party.” Wear your flip-flops and shorts for fun in the sun at the library. For school-age children. 4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Tuesday

Co-op Kids - Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy free activities, with snacks and materials donated by the Moscow Food Co-op. Make bubble bath. 9 a.m., Moscow Food Co-op Cafe, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Ice Skating Lessons for Parent and Tot or Home Schooled Students - Learn how to skate. Held Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m., today-Feb. 8. Pre-registration is required. For more information, visit spokaneriverfrontpark.

com or call (509) 625-6601. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $39 for two parents and one child, includes skate rental and five free admissions; $18/additional child.

After School Special (Valley) - “Beach Party.” Wear your flip-flops and shorts for fun in the sun at the library. For school-age children. 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Climbing Vertical Rock Intro - For ages 12 and older. Learn proper use and terminology for equipment, knots and belay technique, them climb on your own for the rest of the day. Pre-registration is required. 6-8 p.m., Wild Walls, 202 W. Second Ave. $35, includes equipment for class only and free week of climbing. (509) 625-6200.

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

Sandpoint Winter Carnival - Today-Jan. 17. Events include Taste of Sandpoint on Thursday; downtown Rail Jam and bonfire on Friday; Skijoring event on Friday-Saturday; and the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Show on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Downtown Sandpoint and Schweitzer, Sandpoint, Idaho. Free. (208) 290-2525.

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 include: Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave. (509) 893-8300; Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Storytime - For ages 2-5. Library locations include: Medical Lake, 321 E. Herb St. (509) 893-8330; Argonne, 4322 N. Argonne Road. (509) 893-8260; Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280. 10:30 a.m. Free.

After School Special (Medical Lake) - “Beach Party.” Wear your flip-flops and shorts for fun in the sun at the library. For school-age children. 4 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Central Valley Bond Information Night - Learn about a Central Valley School District construction bond that will be on the February ballot. 6 p.m., Horizon Middle School, 3915 S. Pines Road. (509) 228-5405.

Thursday

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.

Play and Learn Storytime (Otis Orchards) - 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., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Storytime (Airway Heights) - For ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

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

After School Specials - “Beach Party.” Wear your flip-flops and shorts for fun in the sun at the library. For school-age children. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280; Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390. 4 p.m. Free.

Friday

Wrangler Professional Bull Riding Classic - Today and Saturday at 8 p.m. Presented by The General Store. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $10-$30. (800) 325-SEAT.

Baby Lapsit (Valley) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months of age. 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Author Esta Rosevear - Children’s author presents “Rebecca and the Comfy-cozy Feeling” reading, followed by book signing. 3:30-6:30 p.m., Hastings, 2512 E. 29th Ave. Free. (509) 535-4342.

Saturday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - vs. Kootenay. 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. 1-800-325-SEAT.

Ice Skating Lessons - For ages 4 and older. Learn how to skate. Held Saturdays from 10-10:45 a.m., today-Feb. 19. Pre-registration is required. For more information, visit spokaneriverfrontpark .com or call (509) 625-6601. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free admissions.

Rockstar Outdoor Hockey Classic - Hosted by Spokane Chiefs and playing against the Kootenay Ice in the WHL’s (Western Hockey League) first outdoor game. 1 p.m., Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $25-$100. (509) 535-PUCK.

Lego-rama - Sixth annual event sponsored by the Friends of the Coeur d’Alene Library. Entries will be judged in age groups: 4-6, 7-10 and 11-13. For contest rules, visit www.cdalibrary.org. 1-3 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Public Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Ongoing

MLK Jr. Day School Supplies Drive - “A Day On, Not a Day Off” with supplies to benefit Cheney grade school students, sponsored by EWU’s Africana Education. Items needed include backpacks, crayons, colored pencils, blue and black ink pens, glue sticks, No. 2 pencils, boxes of tissues, white notebook paper, new underclothes, various sizes. Collection locations are Africana Education Program in Monroe 204 and at EWU Bookstore. Runs through Jan. 21. Eastern Washington University, Cheney. (509) 359-2205.

Winter Reading Programs at the Coeur d’Alene Library - Children’s winter library programs include: Book Babies Lap-Sit for ages newborn to 2, accompanied by a parent or adult, Tuesdays from 10:15-10:45 a.m. and Fridays from 10:30-11 a.m.; Tales for Twos and Threes, Tuesdays from 11-11:30 a.m.; Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5, Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m. and 1-1:30 a.m.; Game Cafe for ages 8-12, Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m.; Lego Club for ages 5-10, Thursdays from 4-5 p.m.; and Ocarina Club for ages 9-13, 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.

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