November 17, 2011 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Mobius Kids Classes - A variety of classes and camps will be offered for ages 4-10. 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.

“Oliver!” - Ferris High School Drama Department presents Lionel Bart’s play based on “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens. Shows at 7 p.m. Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $7/advance, $9 at the door. (509) 354-6006.

Toddler Storytime (North) - For ages 18 months-3. 10 a.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3. Library locations are: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Baby Lapsit (Moran Prairie) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months. 10:30 a.m. Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Play and Learn Storytime - For ages 2-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. (509) 893-8250. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Today

Starlight Children’s Foundation-Northwest Benefit - Make a minimum donation of $5 and enjoy free appetizers and drink specials. Wednesdays in November from 3-6 p.m. All proceeds to benefit seriously ill children and their families. Applebee’s South Hill, 2107 E. 29th Ave. (509) 321-0799.

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Open through February. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays and nights, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mondays. Special events: Tuesdays: skating 7-8:30 p.m. is $2; Wednesdays: skating 7-8:30 p.m. is $1; Thursdays: $1 skating sponsored by The Inlander; skate rental extra; School’s Out, Tuesdays-Fridays from 2-5 p.m. for $4.50, includes skate rental. Riverfront Park Pavilion. Age 13 and older: $4.50/Tuesday-Thursday, $5.50/Friday-Sunday and holiday; Seniors/military with ID/youth ages 3-12/$3.50; skate rentals are $3.50 (not included with admission). Season passes are $44.99. (509) 625-6601.

A Touch of Chinese Culture - For children ages 6-12. Learn Chinese and Chinese culture. Held Wednesdays from 4:30-6 p.m., through Dec. 21. Chinese Culture House, 3803 N. Nevada St. $125. (509) 625-6200.

Friday

“Oliver!” - Ferris High School Drama Department presents Lionel Bart’s play based on “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens. Shows at 7 p.m. Joel E. Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $7/advance, $9 at the door. (509) 354-6006.

Custer’s Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - 35th annual event. Over 300 artists and crafters. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Broadway at Havana Street, Spokane Valley. $6, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - 7:05 p.m. Chiefs Care Night. Chiefs vs. Kamloops. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 325-SEAT.

Volleyball Open Gym - Drop in and play volleyball every Friday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Keep yourself in shape and have a great time playing. Play at Chase if you want some intense competition, or play at Salk Middle School if you prefer playing in a more recreational setting. Chase Middle School, 4747 E. 37th Ave. $3/per evening, $30/season. (509) 625-6200.

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

Toddler Storytime - For 18 months-3 . Library locations are: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes Road. (509) 444-5395; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380. 10 a.m. Free.

“Family Dinner” - Blue Door Theatre Players will improvise a family dinner using audience suggestions. All ages welcome. Shows Fridays through Nov. 25. 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors, military and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Saturday

“Oliver!” - Ferris High School Drama Department presents Lionel Bart’s play based on “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens. Shows at 7 p.m. Joel E. Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $7/advance, $9 at the door. (509) 354-6006.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - 7:05 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Casino Night. Chiefs vs. Regina. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 325-SEAT.

Custer’s Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - 35th annual event. Over 300 artists and crafters. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Broadway at Havana Street, Spokane Valley. $6, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

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

Thanksgiving Storytime and Craft - Share some fun Thanksgiving celebration stories and make a turkey puppet. 1 p.m. Auntie’s at the Square, River Park Square on skywalk level, 808 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 456-4775.

Mis Libritos (My Little Books) - For children and their parents. Join experienced Spanish teacher Marge Andrews for an afternoon of Spanish folktales and stories, read in both Spanish and English. 1 p.m. Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 325-3001.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner - Women and Children’s Free Restaurant will hold its annual dinner. Open to all. 4-7 p.m. Rogers High School, cafeteria, 1622 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 324-1995.

Sunday

Custer’s Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - 35th annual event. Over 300 artists and crafters. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Broadway at Havana Street, Spokane Valley. $6, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Monday

Tuesday

Toddler Storytime (Moran Prairie) - For ages 18 months-3 10:30 a.m. Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Play and Learn Storytime (Fairfield) - For ages 2-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Tween Book Club (Fairfield) - For grades 4-6. This month’s selection is “Holes” by Louis Sachar. Born to a family cursed with bad luck, Stanley Yelnats is sentenced to a juvenile detention camp for a crime he didn’t commit. Spending his days digging holes under the hot desert sun, Stanley uncovers a mystery that affects not only his present but his past. 3:30 p.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Wednesday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - 7:05 p.m. TicketsWest Player Magnet Giveaway. Chiefs vs. Swift Current. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 325-SEAT.

City-Wide Thanksgiving Dinner - Hosted by the Union Gospel Mission. For those without homes from throughout the city as well as families struggling to make ends meet are invited to a delicious meal and warm fellowship. 4-6 p.m. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane. Free. (509) 279-7000.

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