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Square Dance Festival – Sunday. Be entertained and enjoy a tasty dinner at the 56th annual Square Dance Festival and Salmon Barbecue in Spokane Valley. Includes admission, dinner, transportation and attendant. For details call the Hillyard Senior Activity Center, 4001 N. Cook St., (509) 482-0803.

Fleur De Sel – Sept. 5. Visit the French restaurant, Fleur de Sel, in Post Falls with your friends at Sinto. Enjoy escargot, sweet breads and champagne. Dinner is no-host. Includes transportation. Reserve your seat by Tuesday. For details call the Sinto Senior Activity Center, (509) 327-2861.


AARP, Greater Spokane Chapter No. 384 – Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, 11:30 a.m. at Old Country Buffet at Franklin Mall, 5504 N. Division St., no-host lunch available. For more information call Arlene at (509) 448-1783.

AARP, Spokane Falls Chapter – Meets the first Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m. at Old Bob’s Restaurant, 3243 E. Trent Ave.; (509) 466-4013.

AARP Senior Employment – Specializes in jobs for persons 55 years and older. Employers are looking for your years of experience, maturity and dependability, call (509) 325-7712 for more information.

Aging and Long-term Care of Eastern Washington – The planning and management council usually meets the fourth Friday of each month from 1-3:30 p.m. at 1222 N. Post St. For more information, call (509) 458-2509.

Ceramics Tuesdays, various times at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. Call 482-0803 for more information; Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $20 per month. Call (509) 926-1937.

Computer classes – A variety of beginning computer classes offered through the Institute of Extended Learning. Call (509) 533-4756 for list, times, locations and costs.

Gentle Exercise – The Institute for Extended Learning seniors program offers this class at several locations and times. For information, call (509) 533-4756.

Happy Computer Users classes – At the Professional Hearing Health Care Center, 12211 E. Broadway Ave., Suite 4; contact Linda Walston at (509) 218-3650 for dates, times and prices.

Hillyard Senior Center – Offers a variety of classes, health services, education classes and activities, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call (509) 482-0803.

Institute for Extended Learning Seniors Program – The Institute offers a wide variety of affordable classes throughout the Spokane area. Course offerings include computers, art, gardening, dance, fitness and other general topics. For a full list of classes, dates, times, cost and to register visit ContinuingEd.

Jacks and Jenny’s Dance Club – Meets the third Saturday of each month from August through May at the North Spokane Dance Center, 7424 N. Freya. Pre-round is 7:30-8 p.m., ROM from 8-8:30 and mainstream dance from 8:30-10:30. The cost is a $4 donation. For information, call Jeanette Blood at (509) 487-7446.