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Today

Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For ages 18 months-3. 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. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

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. Library locations include: Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390; Airway Heights, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. (509) 893-8250. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Ongoing

Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B - Shows Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 1. Tickets available at www.rockinbranch.com. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. $39/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger, includes tax and gratuity. (509) 891-9016.

Spokane Junior Soccer - Late registration for Fall season. For more information, visit www.SpokaneSoccer.org. 401 E. 33rd Ave. $48-$58. (509) 747-5017.

Annual Student Art Show - Student artwork of the Inland NW Drawing School will be on display through Saturday. River Park Square, Skywalk Level between the escalator and Macy’s. (509) 230-1880.

Mobius Kids Classes - A variety of classes and camps will be offered through Nov. 19 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.

Friday

PRCA Rodeo - 7 p.m. at Spokane County Interstate Fair. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $15-$17/adults, $12-$14/youth and seniors. (800) 325-SEAT.

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Ages 16 and younger admitted free until 6 p.m., sponsored by the Kalispel Tribe. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. (509) 477-2787.

Saturday

PRCA Rodeo - 7 p.m. at Spokane County Interstate Fair. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $15-$17/adults, $12-$14/youth and seniors. (800) 325-SEAT.

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. (509) 477-2787.

Apple Festival - Weekends through Oct. 31. Visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com for map of growers. Green Bluff.

Spokane AIDS Network 2011 Walk - The annual walk benefits HIV care services and prevention education programs of SAN. Register to walk as an individual or join a team. Register online or day of event beginning at 9:30 a.m. Best hat wins a prize. 9:30 a.m. Riverfront Park North Bank Shelter. $20/includes t-shirt. (509) 455-8993.

Teddy Bear Picnic - Celebrate National Teddy Bear Day with a fun picnic in the kids section, bring your teddy bears and come ready for some tasty treats and fun teddy stories! RSVP to catherine@auntiesbooks.com 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Eco Storytime - Spokane celebrates Sustainable September all month long. Head down for some stories that will help you go green. Noon. Auntie’s Bookstore in River Park Square on skywalk level, 808 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 456-4775.

Author Claire Rudolf Murray - Reading by this nonfiction writer from her new book, “Marching with Aunt Susan.” Part of the Spokane Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators series. 1 p.m. Tinman, 809 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 325-3001.

Author Esta Rosevear - Children’s author presents her latest book in her Rebecca series, “Rebecca and the Purple Bracelet,” with a book signing. 2-6 p.m. Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 924-0667.

Sustainable Uprising Festival - The Youth Sustainability Council hosts the third annual event. The street will remain closed to host four bands, a local recycled fashion show, participatory art projects, dancing, DIY projects, and young sustainable business owners showing their wares. An all ages, alcohol-free event. 8 p.m.-midnight. Main Avenue, between Browne and Division Street. Free. (509) 209-2603.

Sunday

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Patriots Day, those with military, law enforcement and fire fighting ID are admitted free. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. (509) 477-2787.

Apple Festival - Weekends through Oct. 31. Visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com for map of growers. Green Bluff.

SpokeFest - Fourth annual event of bike riding beginning at 9 a.m. with 1 or 2.5-mile Park Loop and Bike Safety Rodeo; 9-mile Spokane Falls Route; 21-mile Classic River Route; or 47-mile Four Mounds Route. Start in downtown Spokane and finish at SpokeFair on Post Street Bridge next to Riverfront Park. The kids’ Park Loop and Bike Safety Rodeo starts at 10 a.m. Adults, $20; children: $15. (509) 777-0232.

“An Hour of Rembrance” - Commemorating the 10-year anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, presented by The George Nethercutt Foundation. Attendees are encouraged to bring a hand-held flag, small flags will also be available at the event. Showings at 5 and 7:30 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Free. (509) 995-6016.

Sept. 11 Events - 6:40 a.m. Spokane Valley Fire Department will place a beam from the World Trade Center in front of the new Fire Station 8 at 2110 N. Wilbur Road, Spokane Valley, 891-8659. Also, at 1:30 p.m. will be a Patriot’s Day Memorial Ceremony inside the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center during the Interstate Fair, 404 N. Havana St., which will conclude in the Grandstands for the Memorial Ceremony. Police, Fire and Military personnel with proper ID will be admitted free to the fair that day and there will be no charge to enter the grandstands at 1:30 p.m. for the memorial ceremony. Spokane Valley. (509) 477-2770.

Monday

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. (509) 477-2787.

Neal McCoy - Country music at Spokane County Interstate Fair. 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $15-$30/adults, $12-$27/youth and seniors. (800) 325-SEAT.

Tuesday

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Senior Day, Seniors 60 and over (in celebration of our 60th anniversary) admitted free. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. (509) 477-2787.

The Osmond Brothers - Performing at Spokane County Interstate Fair. 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $15-$25/adults, $12-$22/youth and seniors. (800) 325-SEAT.

Wednesday

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Safeway Family Day, children age 17 and younger accompanied by a paying adult are admitted free with a Youth Pass from their local Safeway store. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. (509) 477-2787.

Weird Al Yankovic - Musical comedian performing at Spokane County Interstate Fair. 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $20-$35/adults, $17-$32/youth and seniors. (800) 325-SEAT.



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