March 6, 2011 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Custer’s Springs Arts & Crafts Show - 34th annual event featuring more than 300 artists and crafters. Today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 406 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $6 (free/age 12 and younger). (509) 924-0588

Home/Garden

Landscape Care Workshops - Friday, “Insects and Diseases,” 8:30-11:45 a.m. presented by John Schwandt and Tom Eckberg; “Planting for Success,” 1-4 p.m., by Chris Boza and Jeff Perry, followed by tree-planting demonstrations. Q’emiln Park Trailhead Building, Post Falls. $10/workshop; call to register. (208) 415-0415

“Seed the Feast” Early Spring Course - Presented by Wild Sage American Bistro and Kathy Curtiss of Singing Gardens. Course will discuss design, structures, soil, seed selection, companion planting, plant and crop rotation and organic techniques, followed by a seasonal meal. Friday, May 25 and April 8, 1-2:30 p.m., Wild Sage American Bistro, 916 W. Second Ave. Preregistration required. (509) 456-7575

Free Public Shredding Event - For area residents to drop off documents and avoid identity theft. Friday, 7-11 a.m., U.S. Postal Service’s Metro Carrier Annex, 5511 E. Alki Ave. (509) 252-2345

Spring Gardening Classes - Presented by WSU Spokane County Extension, March 12-April 2. “Beginning Gardening,” Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon; “Grow Your Own Food,” Saturdays, 1-3 p.m. WSU Spokane County Extension Office, 222 N. Havana St. $35/series of four classes or $10/class. Preregistration required. (509) 477-2048

Animals

Spokane Humane Society Pizza Night - Mention the Humane Society and Shakey’s will donate 25 percent of any food purchase to benefit the animals (including takeout orders). Wednesday, 6-9 p.m., Shakey’s Pizza Parlor, 9602 N. Newport Highway. (509) 464-0200, (509) 979-9996

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