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Author Jim Stinson - His book, “Remembering the B: The History of Washington State ‘B’ Basketball Tournament,” is filled with facts, photos and trivia for any B Basketball lover. The foreword is written by former player and acclaimed author Sherman Alexie. The book contains summaries and detailed stories from each of the 68 boys and 33 girls tournaments and point totals for all 12,986 players. Monday at Colfax Library. 6:30 p.m. (509) 397-4366.

American Indian Heritage Week - Monday, 10 a.m., storytelling by Marie Poirier of the Blackfeet Tribe in the Driftwood Bay Room; Friday, Coyote’s Storytelling with Puppets for families by Navajo tribal member Millie Douglas and Coeur d’Alene tribal member Amanda Johnson, shows at 7 and 8 p.m. in the Echo Bay Room. North Idaho College, Edminster Student Union Building, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene (208) 769-3365.

Whitworth English Department Faculty Reading - Featuring poetry by Laurie Lamon and Thom Caraway, fiction by Vic Bobb, and creative nonfiction by Nicole Sheets and Julie Riddle. Monday, 7 p.m. Whitworth University, Robinson Teaching Theatre, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 777-3253.

History Buffs Bookclub - Discussion group open to the public for all history lovers. Tueday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., meeting room. Free. (509) 847-3753.

Avengers vs. X-Men - Come meet Captain America in person from 5-7 p.m. and get an Avengers treat. Tuesday, 5-8 p.m. Merlyn’s, 19 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 624-0957.

Nonfiction Book Group - Join us to discuss “Last Call: The Rise of Prohibition” by Daniel Okrent. Tuesday, 7 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Poetry Scribes of Spokane - Wholesome poetry for ages 18 and older. Bring a favorite poem to read. Wednesday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. North Spokane County Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road (509) 796-2180.

Author Shann Ray - Author of a debut collection of short stories titled “American Masculine,” Gonzaga’s Shann Ferch will read from his works under his pen name. Part of the Visiting Writers Series. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall Globe Room. Free. (509) 313-6681.

UI Theatre Professional Reading - Enjoy a professional reading of “Voice Lessons” by Justin Tanner, starring Bill Fagerbakke, Kelly Quinnett and Nancy Lee-Painter. There will also be hors d’oeuvres and a no-host bar. Cocktail hour starts at 6:30 p.m. Play contains mature content and is intended for audiences 18 and older. Shows Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. Best Western University Inn, 1516 Pullman Road, Moscow, Idaho. $15 per person, $10/students with valid ID. (208) 885-6465.

Mini-Comic Day - Celebrating the event earlier than the national date of May 26. Prizes for “best of” in different categories, including sci-fi, games, related and more. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Merlyn’s, 19 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 624-0957.

Author Esta Rosevear - Children’s author presents her latest book in her Rebecca series, “Rebecca and the Garden,” with a book signing. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Hastings - Spokane Valley, 15312 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley (509) 924-0667.

Author Danette Kriehn - Business attorney and writer will sign copies of her novel, “Just Out of Reach.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, main floor, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.


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