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Holiday Memories at Green Bluff - Cut your own Christmas tree, take pictures with Santa and purchase fresh fruits, food items, candy and wine. Through Christmas. For more information, visit Green Bluff.

Santa Claus pictures - Santa Claus is coming to visit the Appleway Florist and Greenhouse 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Professional portraits will be available for purchase or people may use their own cameras. Appleway Florist and Greenhouse, 11006 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-5050.

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month; noon. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 891-1695.

Stephen Lyman Show - The Stephen Lyman Show and Sale, with rare Lyman limited edition prints, through December. Also, the 12th annual Miniature Show and Sale, featuring fine art in miniature by Linda Besse, Craig Shillam, Darrell Sullens, Debbie Hughbanks, Tom Hanson and more. Hours are Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., with reception Dec. 6, 4-7 p.m. 409 S. Dishman Mica Road. (509) 747-0812.


Striders - A community walking and exercise program promoting fitness, fun, friends and health education. Miles walked individually are recorded and awards are presented at five awards meetings each year which feature health-related speakers. Call Carol at (509) 926-1697 or Judy at (509) 892-1293; 8-9 a.m. Spokane Valley YMCA, 2421 N. Discovery Place. $15 per year and $2 for each exercise class attended.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Monday; 7 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road. (509) 928-9158.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Broadway Court - TOPS members meet every Monday; 9 a.m. Broadway Court Estates, 13505 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 922-3874.


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

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.

Spokane Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group - 6-8 p.m. Valley Hospital Health Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. (509) 482-2022.


Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 6 p.m. Orchard Crest Retirement, fourth floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen Road. (509) 922-8820.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m. Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 928-5460.