June 27, 2011 in Features

Events

 

Today

Prospective Foster Parents Informational Session - PATH Idaho (www.pathidaho.org) will hold information sessions for prospective treatment foster parents. 6-7 p.m. Children in treatment foster care present more challenges than traditional foster care and reimbursement, training and support for treatment parents is higher. Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., room 105, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 699-9065.

Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater - Showing today-Friday, “Shrek Forever After” rated PG. All shows are at 9:30 a.m., Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 327-1050.

Birds of a Feather (Valley) - For children in grades K-5. West Valley Outdoor Learning Center will bring live birds to the library. Held at 1 and 3 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Tuesday

Artist or Mathematician (Shadle) - Part of Summer Reading 2011. For school-age children. Sree Nandagopal will show you how to use math skills to create art, will demonstrate how to wear a sari and teach a South Indian folk dance. Held at 2 and 3:30 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Spokane Indians Baseball - Today-Thursday vs. Yakima Bears. 6:30 p.m., Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St, Spokane Valley. (509) 343-OTTO (6886).

Birds of a Feather - For children in grades K-5. West Valley Outdoor Learning Center will bring live birds to the library. Library locations and times include: 2 p.m., Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340; 7 p.m., Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. Free.

Storytelling Around the World (East Side) - Part of Summer Reading 2011. For school-age children. Storymaster Tom McCormack will share stories, music and instruments from around the world. 3 p.m., East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Wednesday

Artist or Mathematician (South) - Part of Summer Reading 2011. For school-age children. Sree Nandagopal will show you how to use math skills to create art, will demonstrate how to wear a sari and teach a South Indian folk dance. Shows at 2 and 3:30 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Birds of a Feather (Argonne) - For children in grades K-5. West Valley Outdoor Learning Center will bring live birds to the library. 2 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Where Do You Live? (Deer Park) - Help create a mural at the library. For children in grades K-5. 2 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300.

Storytelling Around the World (Indian Trail) - Storymaster Tom McCormack will share stories, music and instruments from around the world. 3 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Pajama Storytime Under the Tree - For all ages. Wear your pajamas, bring a stuffed animal or favorite blanket and listen to stories under the tree in Hayden’s Corner. 7 p.m., Colfax Library on Main Street, Children’s Area on the Main Floor, Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366.

Thursday

Children’s Entertainment in the Park – “Reptile Man and an American Celebration.” 6-8 p.m., East City Park, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-3925.

Bubblillusionist Jarom Watts - Guinness World Records holder inspires creativity while tying in the importance of science, travel and literacy. 10:30 a.m., Colfax Library, Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366.

Birds of a Feather (Otis Orchards) - For children in grades K-5. West Valley Outdoor Learning Center will bring live birds to the library. 2 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Peach Boy, a Kamishibai Tale” (Cheney) - For children in grades K-5. Listen to a story told in the Japanese style of kamishibai, make a craft and look at authentic Japanese costumes. 2 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Storytelling Around the World (Hillyard) - Storymaster Tom McCormack will share stories, music and instruments from around the world. 3 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Friday

Friends of the Airway Heights Library Book Sale – Sale proceeds support various library programs, activities and services. Today and Saturday. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hicks Open Market Building, 12435 W. 13th Ave., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Kayak and Cave Tour - For ages 14 and older. Kayak Pend Oreille River and then participate in a guided walking tour of Gardner Cave. Sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. Preregistration is required. Please bring a lunch. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Meet at Rocket Bakery, 3315 N. Argonne, Spokane Valley. $45. (509) 625-6200.

Storytelling Around the World (Downtown) - Storymaster Tom McCormack will share stories, music and instruments from around the world. 2 p.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Saturday

Strawberry Celebration - Today and Sunday. Visit greenbluffgrowers.com for map of growers. Green Bluff.

Deer Park Summer Concert Series - Stagecoach West, classic rock and country. 6-8:30 p.m., Mix Park, 301 W. Fourth, Deer Park. Free.

Happy Birthday America Storytime - Come read some stories celebrating the birth of the USA. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Independence Day Storytime - Celebrate with some stories about the USA. Noon, Auntie’s Bookstore in River Park Square on skywalk level, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 456-4775.

Author K.T. Kelly - Signing copies of her illustrated children’s books, “Starfriends I” and “Starfriends III,”

1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore main floor, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series - Nu Jack City, Motown/soul. 1-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene City Park downtown, Coeur d’Alene. Inclement weather moves the concert to the Resort Plaza at Third Street and Sherman Avenue. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Ongoing

Children’s Book Reading and Family Activities - Cougar Cub Tales for all ages, Mondays from 3-7 p.m. Family activities, second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Human Rights Education Institute, 414 Mullan Ave., corner of Mullan and Northwest Blvd. on the edge of City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-2359.

Free Meals for Children (Valley) - A summer meal program serving breakfast and lunch will be offered by East Valley School District. Meals will be provided Monday-Thursday through Aug. 25. No meals will be served on July 4. Locations and times include: Trent Elementary, 3303 N. Pines Road, breakfast 8:15-9 a.m. and lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; East Valley High School, 15711 E. Wellesley Ave., breakfast 7:45-8:15 a.m. and lunch 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Otis Orchards, 22000 E. Wellesley Ave., breakfast 8:45-9:15 a.m. and lunch 11:30 a.m.-noon; Valley YMCA, 2421 N. Discover Place, breakfast 8:30-9 a.m. and lunch 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Edgecliff Park, 800 S. Park Road, breakfast 9:30-10 a.m. and lunch 12:30-1 p.m.; Valley Mission Park, 11405 E. Mission Ave., breakfast 9-9:30 a.m. and lunch noon-12:30 p.m.; Terrace View Park, 13500 E. 24th Ave., breakfast 9-9:30 a.m. and lunch noon-12:30 p.m.; Eagle Rock Apartments, 12423 E. Mansfield, breakfast 9-9:30 a.m. and lunch noon-12:30 p.m.; Parkside at Mirabeau, 2820 N. Cherry St., breakfast 9-9:30 a.m. and lunch 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (509) 241-5905.

Little Kicks Soccer - Registration due by Thursday. For ages 2-4. Runs for five weeks. South Hill program begins July 13 at Sacajawea Middle School, 401 E. 33rd Ave., held on Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m.; Valley program begins July 14 at Trent Elementary, 3303 N. Pines, held on Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. Online registration available at www.VYsoccer.org. $45. (509) 924-7661.

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