June 16, 2011 in Washington Voices

In Brief

 

County pools open Friday

SPOKANE COUNTY – The Spokane County’s North Side and South Side aquatic facilities open Friday.

The North Side facility, 18120 N. Hatch Road in Colbert, and the South Side facility, 3724 E. 61st Ave., are open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Those 2 and under get in free; ages 3 to 5 pay $2; and ages 6 and older pay $4. A discount Punch Pass is $40 per child.

With the Spokane Parks Foundation, Spokane County is a participant in the “Make a Splash in a Kids Life” program and will distribute swim passes to children from low-income households for entry.

To apply for a swim pass call Spokane County Parks, Recreation and Golf Department at (509) 477-4730, or visit the facilities during summer operating hours.

Discount produce offered

HILLYARD – The Community Roots Market, at the east entrance of the Northeast Community Center, will provide fresh fruit and vegetables at a discount for local low-income families.

Beginning Monday, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., organic produce will be available at the market at a 50 percent reduced rate. Free WIC Farmers Market Vouchers will be distributed and free samples and cooking classes will be offered on site to those in need. Customers will also be able to use their EBT or WIC card at the market.

The produce is grown by PEACH Community Farm.


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