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Author Esta Rosevear - Children’s author presents her latest Rebecca book, “Rebecca and the Garden,” with a book signing; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-0667.

Car Wash Benefit - Videos of past Theater Arts for Children productions will be shown and light snacks will be served. Volunteers will be on hand to discuss plans for the future of the theater. The car wash is by donation. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S. (509) 995-6718.

Free Outdoor Movies - Liberty Lake - “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” Aug. 17, “Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire;” Aug. 24, “How to Train Your Dragon.” Part of the Friends of Pavillion Park Summer Festival Series. All shows at dusk. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free.

Hot Rockford Nights - Fourth annual car show and barbecue hosted by the Rockford Lions Club. There will be music and prizes. Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. To reach Rockford head south on Highway 27 from Spokane Valley; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Rockford City Park

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake. Free.

Rockford Farmers Market - Saturdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., June 2-Sept. 8. Rockford Park, South First St. (208) 627-0039.

Roller Derby: Spokannibals vs. 8 Wheel Assassins - All-female, flat track, roller derby. Cherry City will send their travel team, the 8 Wheel Assassins. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets are available through www.brownpapertickets.com, Time Bomb 711 N. Monroe, and at the door. 7 p.m. Roller Valley Skate Center, 9415 E. Fourth Ave. Advance: $8/adults, $6/students/seniors; at the door: $10/adults, $7/students/seniors. (509) 280-6195.

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. No poetry, nonfiction, memoirs, etc., please. Bring 5-10 pages to read to the group and 6-8 copies. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month; Noon. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 891-1695.

Spokane Valley Fire open house - Hosted by the Spokane Valley Fire Department. See demonstrations of vehicle extrication demonstration and fire attack, a firefighter combat course challenge, and Mako the arson dog. Lunch will be available. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane Valley Fire Department Training Center, 2411 N. Pioneer Lane. (509) 928-1700.

West Valley High School Class of 1972 - Contact Kevin Krebs at kevinkrebs@qwestoffice.net or (509) 324-2320 or Sue Bippes at sbippes@spokaneent.com for more information. 6 p.m. Longhorn Barbeque, 2315 N. Argonne Road.

“When Combat Comes Home: Survival Strategies for the Family” - Free luncheon hosted by Abuse, Recovery, Ministry & Service. Guest speaker is Kim Halsey, author, speaker and recovery coach. Please RSVP at www.armsonline.org/#/ dates-to-know; noon-2 p.m. Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, 15515 E. 20th Ave. Free. (509) 484-0600.

Sunday

BritBull XVI - All British cars and bikes are invited: complete, works in progress and for sale vehicles. Registration from 9-11 a.m.; 18 categories awarded. Presented by Northwest British Classics. Millwood City Park. (509) 891-7850.

Fat Quarter Exchange (Spokane Valley) - Bring fat quarters to share or exchange with others. 1 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

McManus Comedy - Join the members of the church at their monthly 13th Hour concert, this time featuring Tim Behrens. Behrens has been entertaining local audiences with his wit and humor for decades. Benefits OPC’s Centennial 2013 activities; 1 p.m. Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. $10. (509) 927-3034.

Monday

Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 228-5400.

DivorceCare Recovery Support Group - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Eastpoint Church, 15303 E. Sprague Ave. $25 for workbook. (509) 533-6800 or (509) 892-5255.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America - Second Monday of the month; 10:30 a.m.-noon. Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. (509) 921-5608.

Tuesday

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from each Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Next up, “Arthur Christmas” and “Smurfs.” All shows are rated G or PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Mental Health Support Group - 7 p.m. Opportunity Christian Church, 708 N. Pines Road. (509) 926-5247.

Scratch 101 - For children in grades 4-6. Learn more about Scratch, a free visual programming language from M.I.T. and make simple animations, interactive stories, and games. Registration required. Call (509) 893-8400 or visit the Spokane Valley branch to register; 1 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free.

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include a proposed resolution on the Shoreline Master Program goals and policies and a report on the 2013 budget; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.

Stars on the Hill - Hors d’oeuvres, a dessert bar, raffle, silent auction, live music by MasterClass Jazz Orchestra and dancing. Wine available for purchase. Throughout the evening there will be local ballroom dancers performing exhibition dances. Proceeds will be used to support Philanthropic Education Organization philanthropies; 5-9 p.m. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road. $15/person, $25/couple. (509) 290-2917.

Wednesday

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from each Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Next up, “Arthur Christmas” and “Smurfs.” All shows are rated G or PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Clumsy Lovers - They have brought their mix of fiddle and banjo-fueled Celtic rock to audiences for more than a decade. Local Celtic band Floating Crowbar opens. Age 21 and older only, no outside alcohol. Part of the Signature Series Concerts. Tickets available at www.arborcrest.com or by calling; 5:30 p.m. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road. $20. (509) 927-9463.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous - No fees or weigh-ins; 7 p.m. 12606 E. Mission Ave. Free. (951) 850-7764.

Lilac City Cribbage Club - Open to anyone interested in playing cribbage. 6:30 p.m. Puerto Vallarta restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave. (310) 621-3897.

Millwood Farmers Market - 3-7 p.m. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. Free.

Spokane Valley Library Book Club - Discuss “Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert” by Georgina Howell; 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Thursday

NOOK Simple Touch Class - Learn how to use NOOK Simple Touch; 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.

Spokane Valley Anime Club - For teens in grade six and older. Watch Anime, hang out with friends, eat snacks and more; 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Friday

Free Outdoor Movies - Liberty Lake – Friday, , “Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire;” Aug. 24, “How to Train Your Dragon.” Part of the Friends of Pavillion Park Summer Festival Series. All shows at dusk. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free.

Good Guys and Custom Rod Show - Aug. 17-19. 11th Great Northwest Nationals with car show, automotive swap meet, vendor exhibits, arts and crafts daily; along with live music by Highway 9 on Saturday-Sunday. Show and shine of pre-1972 vehicles. New this year is Super Sunday Get-Together, open to all years American-made and powered vehicles, registration open on Sunday at 7 a.m. at fairgrounds. Show hours are Aug. 17-18, Friday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Aug. 19, Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $15/general, $6/ages 7-12, free/age 6 and younger. (509) 477-1766.



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