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Author Bob Manion - Book signing of “Springer’s Heart,” along with “The Treehouse” and “Santa’s Heroes;” 2-6 p.m. Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave.

Community Fun Run - A run for everyone. This is a flat, out-and-back 5-kilometer course beginning at the Centennial Trail near Center Place. Sponsored by The Inclusion Network, The Arc of Spokane and Washington Parks Department. 9 a.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $14/general, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 279-9242.

Community Shred Day - Bring your old paper documents, computer hard drives, disks and tapes for safe and secure destruction. No need to remove credit cards, staples or paperclips; 11 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Custer’s 36th Annual Spring Antique and Collectors Sale - More than 250 dealers with antiques to purchase in all price ranges. MAC Appraisal Days today and Sunday – bring your family treasures to find out what they’re worth. Receive a verbal evaluation by qualified appraisers and knowledgeable experts. Hand-carried items only, no firearms or musical instruments. List of appraisers and their specialties available at Today, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $6/general, good all weekend, free/age 12 and younger; $7 per item appraised, 5 item limit per person. (509) 924-0588.

Earth Day, Remember the Lorax - Create Lorax art with earth-friendly materials, find out how to provide animal homes in your backyard and recycle by making something out of garbage; 10 a.m. Outdoor Learning Center, 8706 E. Upriver Drive, Spokane Valley $3. (509) 340-1028.

South Spokane Fiber Fest - The event includes fiber craft vendors, used equipment sale and swap, and prize drawings. There will be food items available for purchase. Admission is free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fairfield Community Center, 304 E. Main St., Fairfield.

Spokane Valley Heritage Museum - “RMS Titanic Remembered” exhibit highlighting the construction, sailing and sinking of the Titanic Spokane-area connections has to the ship. “Electrifying the Modern Woman,” allows us to step back into a time when all possibilities seemed limitless. Hours are Wednesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 12114 E. Sprague Ave. $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/students and children ages 7-17, free/age 6 and younger. (509) 922-4570.

The Coleman Underground - (classic rock) 8:45 p.m. Bolo’s Bar and Grill, 116 S. Best Road.


Comedy at Goodtymes - Featuring local and touring comedians. 9 p.m. Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave. No cover. (509) 928-1070. Dishman Hills Natural Area Spring Service Day - Organizers hope to complete work at the Eighth- and 12th-Avenue trail heads, plant native plants at the lower Camp Caro parking area, re-route trails, decommission unapproved trails, pick up trash and have a good time; 1-4 p.m. Dishman Hills Natural Area.

Widows Might Luncheon - A luncheon and program will be hosted, reservations requested, leave message including the number of people attending. 1-3 p.m. Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, 15515 E. 20th Ave. Free, donations accepted. (509) 924-4094.


Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 7 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 228-5400.

East Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6 p.m. District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-1830.

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include a proposed sign code ordinance, the appointment of Economic Development ad hoc committee members and a discussion on Comprehensive Plan amendments; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.


AARP Driver Safety Program - Learn defensive driving techniques and how to deal with aggressive drivers. Open to seniors age 55 and over; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Good Samaritan Society Community Center, 17121 E. Eighth Ave. $12 for AARP members, $14 for nonmembers. (509) 924-6161.

West Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 7 p.m. District Conference Center, 8818 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-2150.


El Katif Shriners 58th Annual Shrine Circus - Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday at 3 and 7 p.m.; April 29 at 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m. For tickets, call (509) 747-0132, 1-877-469-0411 or visit Spokane Valley Mall, Interstate 90 at Evergreen exit. $10-$25.

Quilts from the Tropics - Presented by Sylvia Pippen of Washington State Quilters. She will discuss combining hand sashiko and applique at the quarterly meeting at 1 and 7 p.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $10. (509) 443-8162.

Spokane Symphony - Public concert, “Have Music - Will Travel” is a Kick Back Classics concert, where the symphony performs “kicked back” without a conductor – much like a chamber group but with symphonic proportions. The Kick Back Classics program includes some crowd favorites such as Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major and Handel’s Water Music Suite No. 2 in D major. The one-hour program also includes Mozart Serenade No. 6 in D major, Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin and Britten’s Simple Symphony for String Orchestra. 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, 15515 E. 20th Ave. $5. (509) 624-1200.