Arrow-right Camera

Washington Voices

Family calendar

Thu., Sept. 22, 2011

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. (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. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390. 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.

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

“I Saw You” - All ages. Blue Door Players will draw inspiration from the back pages of your favorite newspapers. Audience members are welcome to bring a newspaper clipping they would like to see used in the show. Shows Fridays at 8 p.m., through Sept. 30. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

ValleyFest - Something for everyone, all weekend long with over 100 local vendors contributing to the three-day festival which kicks off Friday night with the “Hearts of Gold” Parade at 7 p.m. along Sprague Avenue from Pines to University roads. Toddler Storytime - For 18 months-3. Libraries are: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; 10 a.m.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Libraries are: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St. (509) 444-5375. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Baby Lapsit - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400; . 10:30 a.m. (509) 893-8340.

Saturday

ValleyFest - Something for everyone, all weekend long with over 100 local vendors contributing to the three-day festival. The festival continues Saturday and Sunday with numerous events for the whole family including hot air balloons, pancake breakfast, responsible dog ownership day, Classic Car Show, Trail Ride, 5K-10K Run for Hunger, food booths, children’s activities, a beer and wine garden, and music, dance and entertainment stages. Registrations forms are now online. Mirabeau Park, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-3299.

Apple Harvest 2011 - Stamp collecting festival presented and hosted by The Inland Empire Philatelic Society. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, 9015 W. Highway 2, Airway Heights. Free admission. (509) 244-5866.

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

Curious George Storytime - Meet Curious George. Please bring your own camera. 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.

Sunday

ValleyFest - Something for everyone, all weekend long with over 100 local vendors contributing to the three-day festival. The festival continues Saturday and Sunday with numerous events for the whole family. Mirabeau Park, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-3299.

Apple Harvest 2011 - Stamp collecting festival presented and hosted by The Inland Empire Philatelic Society. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, 9015 W. Highway 2, Airway Heights. Free admission. (509) 244-5866.

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

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run (T2T) - For the first time in its nine-year history, 5K charity run is coming to Spokane. All proceeds provide assistance and support to first responders, police and military families, Washington State veterans and current military from USA Cares and the Spokane Fire Department Foundation. Runners and walkers can register by visiting: www.tunneltotowersrun.org or www.active.com. 9 a.m. starting outside the Spokane Club’s Athletic building on Main Avenue. $30. (509) 459-4535.

Monday

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. (509) 893-8400.

Going “Green” in Child Care - Learn more about the principles and practices of “going green” and sustainability in order to provide the safest, healthiest environment possible for children. Registration is required. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 35 W. Main Suite 280. $20. (509) 777-0822, ext. 5.

Tuesday

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

Preschool Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For ages 3-5. 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. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

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 youth in grades 4-6. Discuss “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick. Also enjoy games and snacks. 4:30 p.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Tween Book Club - For kids in grades 4-6. If you’ve read the book, seen the movie, read something else by the author, or haven’t done any of the above but don’t mind the occasional plot spoiler, join us each month as we discuss and recommend great books, play games, eat book-related snacks and have fun. This month’s book is “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick. 4:30 p.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Family Story Evening - All ages are welcome. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring their favorite blanket or stuffed toy. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. 7 p.m.

Wednesday

Music Together Classes - A research-based early childhood music and movement class for young children ages 6 months-6 years and the adults who love them. Classes are 45 minutes each week for 10 weeks. Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. $200. (509) 464-1595.

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. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road (509) 893-8260. 10:30 a.m.

Barnes & Noble Storytime - Listen to “Stellaluna” by Janell Cannon, make a craft and enjoy a treat. 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble Cafe, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.


 

Click here to comment on this story »