March 7, 2011 in Features

Events

 

Today

Toddler Storytime (Valley) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Baby Lapsit (North) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months old. 10:30 a.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Tuesday

My Little Signer Infant and Toddler Sign Language Classes - Learn how to communicate with your child before he/she learns speech. Evening classes begin today from 5:30-6:15 p.m. and run for four weeks. For more information, visit www.mylittlesigner.com or call (509) 714-9626.

Wednesday

“Fiddler on the Roof” - Presented by Mt. Spokane High School Theater Department. Shows today-Saturday at 7 p.m., Mt. Spokane High School Performing Arts Theatre, 6015 E. Mount Spokane Park Drive, Mead. $6/adults, $5/students. (509) 413-7830.

“Hollywood Hogwash: A Ham on Regal Mystery” - Presented by Ferris High School PTG. Shows today-Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $7/matinee, $9/evening. (509) 448-1668.

Sandpont Business Showcase - Presented by Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce. Part business fair, part marketplace. Attendees can enjoy snacks and beverages from the food court. Kid’s activity room filled with arts and crafts projects for the little ones and lots of raffles and giveaways. 2-7 p.m., Bonner County Fairgrounds, Sandpoint. Free admission. (208) 263-2161.

Shakey’s Pizza Parlor to Host Pizza Night for Spokane Humane Society - Mention you are there to support the Spokane Humane Society and Shakey’s will donate 25 percent of the menu price of any food purchase to benefit the animals at the Spokane Humane Society. Take-out orders count too by calling (509) 464-0200. 6-9 p.m., Shakey’s Pizza Parlor, 9602 N. Newport Highway. (509) 979-9996.

Thursday

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”- Northwest Christian High School theater department will present this classic fairytale today and Friday and March 17-18 at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.nwcs.org or call the box office at (509) 238-4005, ext. 110. NWC Chapel, 5104 E. Bernhill Road, Colbert.

Mobius Kids Little Learners: Puppet Play - For ages 2-4 and their parents. Enjoy a variety of activities to exercise fine and large motor skills including songs, crafts and games. Registration is required. 11 a.m., Mobius Kids, 808 W. Main Ave., Lower Level. $5/Mobius members, $7/non-members. (509) 624-5437, ext. 1.

Friday

Spokane-Nishinomiya Sister City Society Annual Meeting - 50th anniversary celebration. Enjoy dinner, entertainment and more. Reservations are required. 6-9 p.m., Japanese Cultural Center, Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute. $20/adults, $10/students, Free/age 5 years and younger. (509) 953-5029.

Saturday

Central Valley Band Craft Fair - Crafts and baked goods on sale to benefit the Central Valley High School band and color guard. Today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $2 admission. (509) 228-5100.

RC Aircraft Benefit Swap Meet - Radio Control Aircraft Benefit Swap Meet. You can rent a table to sell your extra stuff or browse the tables for bargains on completed models, kits, parts, modeling paraphernalia, and tools. Raffle every 30 minutes for gift certificates and merchandise (must be present to win). Snacks, beverages, and lunch sold on site. All proceeds from booth rental, admission tickets, and food sales benefit the New Hope Resource Center, a nonprofit social service agency providing emergency aid and services to low-income families and seniors in north Spokane County. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 15515 N. Gleneden Drive. $3/general, $1/ages 13-18, free/age 12 and younger with adult, $5/family; $10/table rental. (509) 468-1623.

East Side Library Access Kick-off Party - The citizens to save the East Side Library are moving forward to increase use at the Stone Street Library. Live music, food and drinks, partial fine forgiveness and a book raffle will all be included in this day of events. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 S. Stone St. Free. (509) 434-9680.

Author Kenn Nesbitt - Children’s poet presents his new book “More Bears.” 1-2 p.m., Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-3001.

Author Joan Kopzynski - Book signing of “Lies, Spies and Conspiracies.” 4-7 p.m., Hastings Books, 101 E. Appleway Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-0464.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade - Sixth annual event through downtown Coeur d’Alene. 4 p.m. Viewing is free. (208) 415-0116.

Coeur d’Alene Symphony Concert - Performance with the National Young Artist Competition winners. Tickets available at the symphony office, Burt’s Music, Great Harvest Bread or at the door. 7:30 p.m., Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. $20/adults, $15/seniors age 65 and older, $8/students age 18 and younger. (208) 765-3833.

Sunday

Chase Youth Awards - The elementary and middle school celebration is 3-4:30 p.m. and the teen and adult celebration is 5-6:30 p.m. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 624-1200.

Baby Fair 2011 - 14th annual event. You will have opportunities to buy, sample, and receive information on all the latest products and services in the baby industry. Enjoy games on the main stage including the baby crawl contest. Parents will be educated with a presentation on car seat safety, cloth diaper demonstration and the traditional baby toddler fashion show. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $5/general, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 242-2506.

70th Annual Community Kosher Dinner - In it’s 70th year, Temple Beth Shalom members of all ages share the Jewish heritage with the greater Spokane community over dinner, entertainment, conversation and service. A variety of Jewish entertainment will be featured. Dinners-to-go also available. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave. $15, $8/children ages 10 years and younger. (509) 747-3304.

Ongoing

Children’s Theatre Classes at Lake City Playhouse - A variety of day camps and theater workshops will be offered for ages 4-13, through April 1. Preregistration is required. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-1323.

Music Classes - Sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation. A variety of music classes for children and adults will be offered through March. Visit www.spokaneparks.org for more information. (509) 625-6200.

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

Spokane South Little League - For ages 5 to 15 years. Register now for the 2011 season. Offering T-Ball, A Ball, AA Ball, AAA Ball, Majors, Juniors and Challenger divisions. Visit spokanelittleleague.org to sign up.

Youth Soccer signup - Youth soccer league for age 4 years 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.

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