Author Signings - Dawn Nelson will be signing her new book “A Cowgirl Never Forgets” today and Sunday; and Jesse Freels will be signing copies of “Murder at Foxbluff Lake” today, from 5-8 p.m. at the Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Broadway at Havana Street. $9/adults, $8/military, seniors and students, free/age 12 and younger with paid adult admission.
Christian Writers Conference - The Inland Northwest Christian Writers Conference includes workshops, book signings and keynote speaker author Jim Rubart; 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines. $60 at the door. (509) 280-1356.
“Keep Sunrise Shining” Auction - Silent and live auctions, along with raffles. Check in at 5:30 p.m., auction starts at 6. Benefits Sunrise Elementary School. Adult-only event. View select auction items and purchase tickets at sunriseauction.blogspot.com/. Players and Spectators, 12828 E. Sprague Ave. $20, includes light appetizers, desserts and beverage ticket. (509) 228-4600.
March Madness - Hosted by the Southeast Spokane County Historical Society and Museum, Fairfield Care and the North Palouse Community Food Bank. Includes a car wash, yard sale, silent auction and a display of vintage cars. The car wash is $8 and includes a hot dog and soft drink; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fairfield Museum, 301 E. Main Ave., Fairfield.
St. Paddy’s Day Feed - Annual event hosted by the Fairfield service clubs featuring all-you-can-eat meal of corned beef, cabbage and Reuben sandwiches. Proceeds benefit the Fairfield Flag Day celebration; 5-9 p.m. Fairfield Community Center, 304 E. Main Ave. $12 per person.
Summer Baseball - Registration now open. Hosted by the Spokane Valley Baseball League. Visit www.spokanevalleybaseball.com for more information. 101 N. Bowdish Road. (509) 922-0420.
Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation; 1-4 p.m. Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.
Pancake feed - All-you-can-eat pancake feed to benefit Edgecliff SCOPE; 8 a.m.-noon. VFW Post 1435, 212 S. David Road. $5 adults, $2.50 children.
University SCOPE seminar - This month’s seminar is on gangs in Spokane County and will include speakers from the Spokane Violent Crime Gang Enforcement Team’ 7 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road. (509) 477-2582.
What’s Bonding? - Engineers Forum of Spokane with speaker Jerry Jackson, Insurance Underwriter, will educate us on the bonding industry; 12:30 p.m. Timber Creek Grill Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery Ave. $9/lunch and beverage, $2/beverage only. (509) 244-3467.
East Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6 p.m. District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-1830.
Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include proposed ordinances on chickens in residential areas and adult retail, a motion to award the bid for the Indiana Avenue extension project and a motion on interviews of applicants for the vacant city council seat; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.
Valley Resource Trade Show - Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce member businesses and services will offer product demonstrations, sales, prize drawings and live radio interviews with exhibitors. Workshops will include: “Making a Profit with Social Media” workshop at 1 p.m. and “Present Yourself in the Best Light” workshop at 2 p.m. After Hours Networking, 5-7 p.m., sponsored by Mountain West Bank. 2-7 p.m. Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. Admission is free; Workshops are $25 each or both for $35. (509) 924-4994.
West Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 7 p.m. District Conference Center, 8818 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-2150.
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