January 20, 2011 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

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 underclothing, various sizes. Collection locations are Africana Education Program in Monroe 204 and at EWU Bookstore. (509) 359-2205.

Toddler Storytime (North) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10 a.m. Free.

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.

Preschool Play and Learn Storytime (Cheney) - 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. 10:30 a.m. Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10:30 a.m. Free.

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

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

After School Special (Airway Heights) - “Beach Party.” Wear your flip-flops and shorts for fun in the sun at the library. For school-age children. A different activity will be offered each month. 4 p.m. Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Ongoing

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Through Feb. 27. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays and nights before a holiday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mondays. Special events: Tuesdays: skating 7-8:30 p.m., $2; Wednesdays: skating 7-8:30 p.m., $1; Thursdays: free admission, coupon required from The Inlander; Weekdays: skating, including rental from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for $4.50 or $3.50 for 30-minute session, School’s Out is weekdays from 2-5 p.m. for $4.50, includes rental. Riverfront Park Pavilion. $4.50/adults and teens, $3.50/children, seniors and military with ID; $3.25/skate rental (not included with admission). Day passes are $13.75; season passes are $41.99. (509) 625-6601.

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

Youth Soccer sign-up - Youth soccer league for age 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.

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

Friday

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 underclothing, various sizes. Collection locations are Africana Education Program in Monroe 204 and at EWU Bookstore. (509) 359-2205.

Choose to Lose - Improvised game show where two contestants choose games for Blue Door players to compete in with the ultimate goal of losing in order to win prizes. All ages welcome. Shows Fridays at 8 p.m. through Jan. 28. 8 p.m.-midnight. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - All games at 7 p.m. Chiefs vs. Kootenay. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 325-SEAT.

Toddler Storytime - For 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes Road. (509) 444-5395; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380. 10 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes Road. (509) 444-5395. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Author Joyce Caudel - Presents her first novel “The Hat Pin Murders: A Red Hat Mystery.” Marie Reader is new to the town of Sommer and the Red Hat Society. When the first Red Hat gathering hosted by Marie ends in murder, the “Hatties” must uncover the truth. 7 p.m. Aunties Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Saturday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - All games at 7 p.m. Chiefs vs. Kelowna. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 325-SEAT.

Author Esta Rosevear - Children’s author presents “Rebecca and the Comfy-cozy Feeling” reading, followed by book signing. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hastings, 1704 W. Wellesley Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 327-6008.

Mis Libritos with Marge Andrews - Join this experienced teacher for another fun morning of Spanish folktales and stories, read in both Spanish and English. Perfect for curious kids and their parents. 11 a.m.-noon. Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 325-3001.

Wattson the Energy Dog and Friends - Meet Wattson the Energy Dog from Avista and enjoy an on stage show by him and his friends. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mobius Kids, 808 W. Main Ave. Free with museum admission. (509) 624-5437, ext. 0.

KPBX Kids’ Concert - Free family concert. “The Roots of Ragtime: 150 Years of American and Pan American Music,” with composer/pianist Scott Kirby, hosted by Verne Windham. A lobby display available for viewing by Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. 1-2 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 327-5729.

Family Movie: “Shrek the Third” - Animated comedy. Rated PG. 2 p.m. South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5386.

Sunday

College Goal Sunday - Students and their families receive professional help with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to get money for college. The FAFSA is the most important application for receiving financial aid. Participants can register at www.collegegoalsundaywa.org or just show up at SFCC. 2-4 p.m. Spokane Falls Community College, Student Union Building Lounges A, B, and C, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free admission. (509) 533-3550.

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 3-5. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10:30 a.m. Free. (509) 444-5356.

Toddler Storytime (Moran Prairie) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10:30 a.m. Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Preschool Storytime (Valley) - For ages 2-5. 10:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Play and Learn Storytime (Fairfield) - 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. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

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 ages 3-5. Library locations and times include: 10:30 a.m., Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340; 11 a.m., North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, (509) 893-8350. Free.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - All games at 7 p.m. Chiefs vs. Everett. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 325-SEAT.

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

Toddler Storytime (North) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Preschool Storytime (Shadle) - For ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

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.


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