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In brief: SCRAPS to offer $25 cat adoptions

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 scraps.

Widows group to hold luncheon

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

Holistic Festival 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

Classic flicks coming 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

Youth center to celebrate 40 years

NORTHEAST – The Northeast Youth Center, 3004 E. Queen Ave., will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Saturday, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Festivities will include refreshments, and the community is invited to join in the celebration.

Reservations are requested.

For more information call Kate Green at (509) 482-0708 or email