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Today

NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball - Spokane Regional. Today at 6 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

Camp All-stars SNR Spring Break Day Camp - Today-Friday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Day camp for individuals ages 4-21 who have special needs or development disabilities. Transportation available from Post Falls with pickup at 8:30 a.m. and drop-off at 3:30 p.m. at the Trading Company on Seltice Way. Limited scholarships available for those that qualify. SNR facility, 1323 E. Sherman Ave., Suite E, Coeur d’Alene. $12/day. (208) 755-6781.

“Around the World” Youth Theater Classes - Performance skills camp for ages 7-13, Today-Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call or visit the website to register. Taught by Jillian Kramer. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $120. (208) 667-1323.

Conference Week Art Adventure Camps - For children ages 6-11. Enjoy a variety of art camps during early release conference week. Held Today-Friday, 1-4:30 p.m. each day. Pre-registration is required. Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $19. (509) 625-6200.

Tuesday

Middle School and High School Large Group Choral Festival - Presented by Spokane Falls and Northwest Music Educators Association. Held 8 a.m.-6 p.m., today and Wednesday. Shadle Park High School, 4327 N. Ash St. Free. (509) 342-1559.

High School Large Group Choral Festival - March 29-30. Presented by Spokane Falls and Northwest Music Educators Association. Today and Wednesday, 9 a.m-4 p.m., Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave. Free. (509) 342-1559.

“The Magic Book” - Puppet show. 10-10:45 a.m., Dance Center of Spokane, 1407 E. 57th Ave. $5. (509) 448-8911.

Wednesday

Spokane All-City Middle School Jazz Ensemble - Concert featuring musical collaborations with combo music spanning the history of jazz. 6:30 p.m., Mama Mia’s Pizza, 420 W. Francis Ave. Free admission. (509) 359-7073.

Thursday

Fourth Annual Community Music Benefit Concert - “Live @ the Fox” is the kick-off celebration to Jazz Appreciation Month. Join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Spokane’s only Community Music School. 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 326-9516.

Friday

Spokane Shock Arena Football - Vs. Kansas City Command. 8 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $13-$62/individual tickets; $99-$475/season tickets. (800) 325-SEAT or (509) 242-7462, Ext. 1.

“Juvie” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children. Set in a juvenile detention center, the play depicts the life of children that are scared, lonely and locked up. Some are drug offenders, some have killed and some are just misfits. Although the set never changes, the “juvies” venture out of their cells to tell why and how they were caught. The barren cell and lack of props are effective and in keeping with each character’s desolation. Content is PG-13. Shows today and Sunday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 6 p.m., Spokane Valley Partners building, 10814 E Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $10. (509) 995-6718.

24 Hours of Schweitzer - Third annual benefit ski event held at Schweitzer Mountain Resort in honor of Hang Sturgis, a 4-year-old Sandpoint boy who has the rare, incurable disease cystinosis. Includes private night skiing open only to event participants. Following the ski event is an auction/awards party on Saturday in Schweitzer’s main lodge. 10000 Schweitzer Mountain Road, Sandpoint. $125/skiing, $35/auction ticket. (208) 610-2131.

Saturday

“Hansel and Gretel” - Presented by Spokane Children’s Theatre. Shows today at 1 and 4 p.m.; Sunday at 1 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Building 5, Spartan Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $12/adult, $10/child. (800) 325-SEAT or (509) 328-4886.

Eighth Annual Bulldog Jog Run - Hosted by Alpha Kappa Psi, Gonzaga’s Professional Business Fraternity, with proceeds to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. The race will start and finish on GU’s campus running along the Centennial Trail through downtown Spokane. Registration at 8:30 a.m. in front of GU’s Crosby Student Center; race begins at 10 a.m. Bring a can of food the day of the race and receive $3 off registration. More information, email aszotkowski@zagmail.

gonzaga.edu. Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. $12/advance, $15/day of race. (360) 608-8291.

Hiking Spring Desert Walk - For ages 14 and older. Hike through wildflowers, rock formations and lake views, then enjoy coffee or ice cream in Odessa, Wash. Pre-registration is required. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Meet at Mountain Gear, 2002 N. Division St. $39. (509) 625-6200.

Arts and Crafts Fair - Hosted by the Good Samaritan Society with multiple vendors. 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Good Samaritan, 17028 E. Eighth. (509) 924-6161.

Living History Day - Travel back in time with a variety of activities, demonstrations and performances. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. $15/family, $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 456-3931.

Poetry Celebration Storytime - April is National Poetry month. Celebrate by reading poetry. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Children’s Book Day - Listen to stories. Noon, Auntie’s Bookstore in River Park Square on skywalk level, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 456-4775.

Dance Party - Presented by Theater Arts for Children. Chaperoned dance for ages 10-17. 8-11 p.m., Spokane Valley Partners Building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $6. Watch “Juvie” at 6 p.m. and receive a dollar off your dance ticket. (509) 995-6718.

Sunday

Walk MS - Benefits Multiple Sclerosis. Walk is 2-6 miles. Register at www.national

MSsociety.org/wai. Check-in at 8:30 a.m., walk at 10 a.m. Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Donation. (509) 482-2022.

26th Annual Sausage Feed - Hosted by St. John’s Lutheran Church of Sprague. Sponsored by Thrivent. All-you-can-eat menu includes smoked sausage, mashed potatoes, vegetables, sauerkraut, applesauce and dessert. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sprague Community Hall, Third and C streets, Sprague. $9/adults, $4/ages 6-12, free/ages 5 and younger. (509) 257-2806.

Ongoing

Children’s Activities and Classes - A variety of classes, camps and workshops will be offered for children age 3 and older. Dates, times, and costs vary. Sponsored by the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. Pre-registration is required. (509) 625-6200.

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

Mobius Kids Classes - A variety of classes and camps will be offered through April 30 for ages 2-10. Visit www.mobiusspokane.org to view the full list and details. Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5-$35. (509) 624-KIDS.

Spokane South Little League - For ages 5-15. Register now for the 2011 season. Offering T-Ball, A Ball, AA Ball, AAA Ball, Majors, Juniors and Challenger divisions. Visit www.spokane

littleleague.org to sign up.

Summer Baseball - Registration now open. Hosted by the Spokane Valley Baseball League. Visit www.spokanevalley

baseball.com for more information. 101 N. Bowdish, Spokane Valley. (509) 922-0420.

Send information about events at least two weeks in advance by email to features@ spokesman.com; by fax to (509) 459-5098; by mail to Our Kids Calendar, Features Department, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210; or submit online at www.spokane7.com

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