January 15, 2011 in Washington Voices

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Today

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

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.

Solar Power Class - Learn the basics of solar power and how to get started; 9 a.m.-noon. Eco Depot Inc., 1326 E. Sprague Ave. $35, includes materials and handouts. (509) 924-8803.

Sunday

Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation; 1-4 p.m. Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.

Monday

Basketball clinic - Learn ball handling and develop shooting skills. Grades 1-5 are from 9 a.m.-noon and grades 6-12 are from 1-4 p.m. An additional clinic is scheduled for Feb. 21. Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. $30 per session. (509) 927-0602.

“The Spruce Goose” - Engineers Forum of Spokane with speaker Fred Hobbs, who will narrate a slide show on his visit to this unique airplane. 12:30 p.m. Timber Creek Grill Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery Ave. $9/lunch and beverage, $2/beverage only. (509) 244-3467.

Tuesday

Bingo night - Play Bingo the third Tuesday of every month for 25 cents a card; 7-8:30 p.m. McIntosh Grange, 319 S. First, Rockford. (509) 535-1165.

Breast Cancer Support Group - For women who want information and support through stages of cancer; 5:30 p.m. Cancer Care Northwest Valley Office, 12615 E. Mission Ave., Suite 200. (509) 228-1244.

Grief Share - For those experiencing a loss and struggling to cope; 7 p.m. Dishman Baptist Church, 315 N. Argonne Road. (509) 891-1111 or (509) 924-0339.

OCD Support Group - For families and individuals who struggle with OCD in their lives. Support, education, sharing, goals; 6-7 p.m. 12910 E. Sinto Ave. Free. (509) 869-1069.

Spokane Valley City Council study session - Tentative agenda items include a proposed emergency comprehensive plan amendment; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.

Wednesday

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous - No fees or weigh-ins; 7 p.m. 12606 E. Mission Ave. Free. (951) 850-7764.

Nicotine Anonymous - Twelve-step support group offering our experience to those who want to quit smoking; 3-4 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 926-9804 or (509) 474-1845.

Spokane Valley Library Book Club - Discuss “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel; 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Thursday

23rd Annual Inland Northwest RV Show - Jan. 20-23. Thursday, noon-8 p.m.; Friday-Jan. 22, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Jan. 23 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Senior Day, $1 off admission. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Broadway Avenue at Havana Street. $7/good all week, free/age 12 and younger with adult. (509) 466-4256.

Self-Care Connection - Teaches cancer patients about nutrition, daily activity, relaxation techniques, coping skills, etc.; 2:30 p.m. Cancer Care Northwest, 12615 E. Mission Ave., Suite 200. (509) 228-1244.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 6:45-8 p.m. Orchards Crest Retirement, fourth floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen. (509) 922-8820.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m. Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague. (509) 928-5460.

Friday

Mommy and Me Club - Social group open to all new mom, babies (up to two years old), and moms-to-be. Support, encouragement, teaching, learning, sharing, playtime and fun. Also features free weight checks, breastfeeding support by certified lactation consultants, activities and guest speakers. There is no need to RSVP or attend regularly. Call (509) 473-5706 or e-mail johnsond@empirehealth.org or lloydcl1@empirehealth.org for more information; 10 a.m.-noon. Valley Hospital Health and Education Center, Davis Room, 12606 E. Mission Ave. Free.

Saturday

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. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month; noon. Argonne Library, 4332 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 891-1695.

The Gem of the Valley Gala - Presented by the Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce. Dinner, dance, silent auction and awards recognition for local businesses and nonprofit agencies. For tickets or more information, call (509) 924-4994 or visit www.spokanevalley chamber.org; 6-11 p.m. Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. $45. (509) 924-4994.

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