DOWNTOWN SPOKANE – Meals on Wheels and Mid-City Concerns, the downtown senior center, are celebrating the finished remodel on Dec. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. The remodeling work was donated and completed by KXLY-TV’s Extreme Team. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided, and local artists will be selling one-of-a-kind bells to support the senior meal program. Meals on Wheels is at 1222 W. Second Ave. Call: (509) 456-0397.
Get pictures with Santa at Appleway Florist
SPOKANE VALLEY – Santa Claus is coming to Appleway Florist and Greenhouse the next three weekends to allow area children plenty of time to stop by and tell him their Christmas wish list. Santa will be at the greenhouse, at 11006 E. Sprague Ave., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and on Dec. 15 and Dec. 22.
Families can get professional portraits taken of the visit. The cost of a 5-by-7 picture is $6.50, photo buttons will be available for $5 or $7.50, and nine wallet photos can be purchased for $7. Visitors can also bring their own cameras to record the moment.
Sales at Sun People will benefit MLK family center
DOWNTOWN SPOKANE – Sun People Dry Goods Co. will be donating 10 percent of sales from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center.
Sun People sells locally and nationally produced items, especially for those seeking to lead a simpler, less energy consuming, greener lifestyle.
The store is at 32 W. Second Ave. Call: (509) 368-9378.
Have pancake breakfast with Santa on Saturday
FIVE MILE PRAIRIE – The Five Mile Prairie Grange is hosting its annual pancakes with Santa event on Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. Bring a camera to take pictures with Santa.
There will be a bake sale and a raffle for children’s gifts, and plenty of pancakes. Suggested donation is $3 per person for the pancakes.
The Grange is at 3024 W. Strong Road. Call: (509) 953-3533.
‘White Christmas’ concert benefits music center
DOWNTOWN SPOKANE – Holy Names Music Center will present Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” a benefit concert Dec. 19 at Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St.
The doors open at 6:30 p.m. for wine and dessert, and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online at hnmcwhitechristmas.eventbrite.com.
Information: (509) 326-9516.
Learn to protect your credit score at workshop
INDIAN TRAIL – Spokane Teachers Credit Union is hosting a free community workshop on how to protect your credit score from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Spokane Public Library Indian Trail Branch, 4909 W. Barnes Road. A light dinner will be served. Participants must register at www.stcu.org/workshops or by calling (509) 344-2204.
Roundabout open house at Liberty Lake City Hall
LIBERTY LAKE – The city of Liberty Lake will host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 13 to discuss the Harvard Road gateway roundabout.
The open house will be at Liberty Lake City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive.
Information: (509) 755-6700.