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Education Notes: Fall vaccination clinics offered

Parents still have three more opportunities to get their children vaccinated for the flu, whooping cough, chicken pox and measles. A preventative shot not only protects the child, but other children in their school and community.

Spokane Regional Health Clinic has scheduled free immunization clinics for children ages 18 and younger today at Centennial Middle School, 915 N. Ella Road in Spokane Valley, from 2 to 5 p.m.; Sept. 20 at Farwell Elementary School, 13005 N. Crestline St., in the Mead School District, from 3 to 6 p.m.; and Sept. 21 at Shiloh Hills Elementary School, 505 E. Stonewall Ave., also in the MeadDistrict, from 3 to 6 p.m.

For more information, call (509) 324-1600.

Concerts mark Mead’s 100th

The Mead School District is 100 years old. To celebrate, the district’s high schools will perform two “Sunset Concerts on the Green” to entertain the community.

On Sept. 10, residents are invited to bring blankets and treats to the southeast lawn at Midway Elementary School, 821 E. Midway Road in Colbert, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for the first concert.

The high schools will perform again on Sept. 17, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Sky Prairie Park in the southwest bowl, North Quamish Drive and North Parkway Drive, Five Mile Prairie. Attendees are also encouraged to bring their own blankets and snacks.

Rainey Coffin can be reached at (509) 927-2166 or via email at

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