July 30, 2011 in Washington Voices

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Today

2011 Charity Bowl - See the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office “Regulators” take on the San Bernadino County Sheriff’s Department “Enforcers” in this football game to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Tickets are $5 and available at Empire Cycle, 7807 E. Sprague Ave.; Nosworthy’s, 4045 N. Goverment Way, Coeur d’Alene; Colorworks, 45 E. Welie Ave.; and Peak Fitness, 904 W. Ironwood Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Chilcren 12 and younger are free; 7:30 p.m. West Valley High School, 8301 E. Buckeye Ave.

Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B - Shows Thursdays through Aug. 25 and Fridays and Saturdays, through Oct. 1. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with pre-show youth performers. Tickets available at www.rockinbranch.com. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N. Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. $39/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger, includes tax and gratuity. (509) 891-9016.

Free Outdoor Movies - Liberty Lake - July 30: “Ponyo” (G); Aug. 5: “Catch Me If You Can” (PG-13); Aug. 13: “Queen of the Sun” (Not rated). Movies shown at dusk. Pavillion Park, Country Vista Drive and Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Hot Summer Nights - 5-11 p.m. Arbor Crest, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. $25. (509) 720-7736.

Liberty Lake Days - Free carnival games, car show, vendors, music, contests and more. Registration for classic and collector vehicles begins at 11 a.m. Valve cover races at noon. Parking shuttle available from Liberty Lake Elementary. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Pavillion Park, corner of Molter Road and Country Vista Drive, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake. (509) 879-4965.

Outdoor Learning Center open house - The West Valley School District’s Outdoor Learning Center, which is rarely open to the public, is planning open houses today and Aug. 6, Aug. 12 and Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. People can stop by and see the plants and live animals, which include an owl, snake and hawk. Outdoor Learning Center, 8706 E. Upriver Drive. (509) 340-1028.

Rockford Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Rockford Park. (509) 892-4412 or (509) 291-3722.

Shred day events - Residents can bring up to three file boxes of documents to be shredded for free. Locations are the Edgecliff Community Center, 6903 E. Fourth; the Tri-Community Grange one block north of Trent Avenue on Starr Road in Newman Lake; and the WSECU at Pines Road and Mission Avenue next to Applebee’s. Second Harvest will be collecting nonperishable food items at the WCECU location only; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (509) 477-3305.

Splashdown - Family water park. Open daily through Labor Day. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and until 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; noon-6 p.m. on Sundays. Family Night on Tuesdays, 4-8 p.m. 11127 E. Mission Ave, Spokane Valley. $13.99/48 inches and under; $16.99/over 48 inches; $16.99/viewing pass with $7 refund if band is dry; Tuesday Family night is $9/general, free for ages three and younger with regular paid admission and seniors age 65 and older with photo ID. (509) 924-3079.

Sunday

“Poor Again … Dagnabbit!” - Comedy/dinner theatre written by Patrick F. McManus, starring Tim Behrens. Dinner at 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. for a pre-show musical group. Show not recommended for children age five and younger. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N. Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. $39/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger (includes dinner). (509) 891-9016.

Monday

Naranon - Support group for relatives and friends of drug addicts; 6:30 p.m. Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. (509) 230-5423, (509) 921-0361, (509) 467-9774.

Senior pickleball - Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 12:30-2:30 p.m. Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. $2. (509) 927-0602.

The Spanish Guitar - Seasoned guitarist John Paul Shields introduces us to the roots, life and travel of one of the world’s most popular instruments. Shields will perform solo pieces from diverse musical periods, including Renaissance, Baroque and folk. Presented as part of Spokane County Library District’s Adult Summer Reading Program - Music Series; 6:30 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Tuesday

$1 Family Film Festival - Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas - Doors open at 9 a.m. and two movies play at the same time (10 a.m.) every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Aug. 2-4, “Gulliver’s Travels” (G); and “How to Train Your Dragon” (PG); Aug. 9-11, Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. $1. (800) 326-3264.

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, Suite 200. (509) 228-1244.

Ponderosa Outdoor Market - Tuesdays from 3-7 p.m. If you would like to be a vendor, please contact jennifer@mgpwa.com. 4102 S. Bowdish Road. (509) 990-1678.

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.

Wednesday

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

Lilac City Cribbage Club - Open to anyone interested in playing cribbage; 6:30 p.m.-midnight. VFW Hall, 212 S. David St. (310) 621-3897.

Millwood Farmers’ Market - 3-7 p.m. Outdoors at 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.

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.

Thursday

Democratic Women’s Club - The Greater Spokane Democratic Women’s Club meets the first Thursday of each month; 11:30 a.m. Timber Creek Grill and Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery. (509) 928-9286.

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, Suite 200. (509) 228-1244.

Friday

Arbor Crest Wine Cellars - Abstract paintings by Sandra Hilson, during Spokane Valley First Friday; 5:30-8 p.m. 4705 N. Fruithill Road. Free admission. (509) 927-9463.

Free Outdoor Movies - Liberty Lake - Aug. 5: “Catch Me If You Can” (PG-13); Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Millwood Gallery - Food, wine and live music, plus door prizes during Spokane Valley Art Walk; 5-8:30 p.m. 9009 E. Euclid Ave., Millwood. Free admission. (509) 927-2222.

Mommy and Me Club - Social group open to all new moms, 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 email 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.

Pamee’s Art Studio - Spokane Valley First Friday Art Walk with demo clay sculpture by Pamee Hohner; 5-8 p.m. 9007 E. Euclid Ave., Millwood. (509) 863-8485.

Sculpture dedication - A larger-than-life bronze sculpture called “Berry Picker” will be dedicated on the northeast side of CenterPlace. The sculpture, which features a Native American woman, is being donated by the Spokane Valley Arts Council; 11 a.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. (509) 921-1000.

Aug. 6

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Free outdoor concert presented by the Friends of Pavillion Park, with this contemporary swing revival band from southern California. 6 p.m. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. Parking available at the Liberty Lake Elementary School. (509) 475-5674.

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake. (509) 879-4965.

Outdoor Learning Center open house - The West Valley School District’s Outdoor Learning Center, which is rarely open to the public, is planning open houses today and Aug. 12 and Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. People can stop by and see the plants and live animals, which include an owl, snake and hawk. Outdoor Learning Center, 8706 E. Upriver Drive. (509) 340-1028.

Rockford Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Rockford Park. (509) 892-4412 or (509) 291-3722.

Spokane Elks Sock Hop - Music, food and fun; 5:30 p.m. 2605 N. Robie Road. Free Admission. (509) 926-2328.

Spokane Highland Games - Celebrates the traditions of Highland dance, bagpipe and drumming exhibitions, and heavy athletic competitions, along with Claymore sword demonstrations, historical reenactments, tug-of-war and Scots Gaelic classes. Children’s “Braveheart style” face painting and games from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Celtic merchants and clan tents can be visited and blacksmith, cattle, and sheepdog demonstrations will be held. A Ceilidh (party) will be held after the closing ceremonies of the games from 6 to 8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St, Spokane Valley. $8/general, $5/seniors/youth ages 11-17, $3/children ages 4-10, free/age 3 and younger. (509) 922-3661.


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