In brief: Children’s theater stages ‘Fighting for My Self’

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2011

SPOKANE VALLEY – Theater Arts for Children will perform “Fighting for My Self,” beginning tonight. Additional performances will be Friday through Sunday. All shows will be at 7 p.m.

The story is a dramatic portrayal of teenage girls struggling to win back their self-reliance and hold onto their identities while fighting the pressures today’s young women face. The play focuses on women’s issues but is appropriate for male and female audiences. Note that the show has a mature theme and is not recommended for children younger than 12.

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door.

Theater Arts for Children is in the Spokane Valley Partners building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave.

For more information visit www.theaterarts forchildren.org.

$25 cat adoptions offered

SPOKANE VALLEY – Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Services (SCRAPS), 2521 N. Flora Road, will have a $25 special on cat adoptions through Saturday.

The special includes spay/neuter surgery, pet license, microchip, vaccinations and a free veterinary examination.

SCRAPS is open Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5:30 p.m.

For more information call (509) 477-2532 or visit www.spokanecounty.org/ scraps.

Widows group plans lunch

SPOKANE VALLEY – Widows Might, a local nonprofit that helps widows, families who have lost loved ones, bereavement groups and health care services, will host a luncheon on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, 15515 E. 20th Ave.

The group has been helping people cope with loss for 13 years but will introduce themselves formally to the community at the luncheon. The event will include music, a special program and lunch.

To attend and for more information, email Wes Teterud at wteterud@gmail.com.

Holistic fest set for Oct. 1

SPOKANE VALLEY – The 24th annual Holistic Festival will be at CenterPlace, 2426 N Discovery Place, on Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The festival will include a variety booths offering organic and natural products, remedies, body care and pain relief, supplements, oils, books, art, music and jewelry, along with readers, healers and practitioners of chiropractic, biofeedback, iridology, reflexology, astrology and hypnotherapy.

Admission is $6 per person. For more information call (509) 624-1865 or visit www.holisticfestivals.com.

Classic films return to Bing

RIVERSIDE – The Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave., has announced its fall Classic Movies series, beginning on Tuesday at 7 p.m. with the 1959 Marilyn Monroe classic “Some Like It Hot.”

The classics continue with the 1956 Elizabeth Taylor movie “Giant” on Oct. 11. “Charade,” the 1963 Audrey Hepburn romance and suspense story will show on Oct. 25. Both movies will play at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. for all three classic shows.

Admission to see the movies is free, but a $5 donation is suggested.

For more information visit bingcrosby theateradvocates.com.


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