February 3, 2012 in Features

Things to do

 

SpIFF - Spokane International Film Festival - The 14th annual Spokane International Film Festival welcomes the very best in documentaries and short films from all over the world. Look forward to meeting filmmakers and performers as they share their own stories and anecdotes about making their film as well as answer questions from viewers. Visit spokanefilmfestival.org for a list of films and times. Through Sunday. Per film: $10/adults, $8/matinees, $5/students. (509) 720-SpIFF (7743).

“Marching With Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage” - Join author Claire Rudolf Murphy for a presentation on history of women’s suffrage in America, with special focus on women winning the vote in Western states. Murphy will read from her new picture book “Marching With Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage,” featuring a girl in California in 1896 who just wanted to go hiking with her brothers. She meets Susan B. Anthony and learns that women can’t vote either. It will include activities and audience participation to help bring alive the fight for suffrage for readers today, young and old. Presented by EWU Women’s Studies Center. Tuesday. Noon-12:50 p.m. Eastern Washington University, JFK Library Lobby, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2898.

Spokane Boat Show - “Only in a Boat.” Featuring the biggest dealers in the region. Sponsored by the Spokane Yacht Club. Today, noon-8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $8/adults, $5/ages 12-17, free/ages 11 and younger.

“Our Journey” - Clyde Bellecourt, 1973 Wounded Knee organizer and American Indian Movement 1968 co-founder and still national director, will be conducting an all-tribe roundtable with tribal leaders, elders and organizers. Come discuss the history and future direction of AIM, the current state of Native American politics in Washington, D.C., and share your concerns. Presented by Peace and Justice Action League. Saturday. 2 p.m. All Saints Lutheran Church, 314 S. Spruce St., Spokane. (509) 258-9202.

S’Mores & Songs - An afternoon of fun, songs and sticky hands to support Camp Fire USA’s Camping Programs. All ages welcome. This Saturday. 1-5 p.m. Camp Dart-Lo, 14000 N. Dartford Road. $5. (509) 747-6191.

Cheers to 30 Years! Wine Taste - Hospice of North Idaho is celebrating its 30th year serving the seriously ill and those touched by loss in our community. The event includes more than 200 wines to taste, fine foods, auction packages and cupcakes. All proceeds benefit Hospice House. Purchase tickets at www.hospicewinetaste.org. Saturday. 5:30 p.m. Hayden Lake Country Club, 2362 E. Bozanta Drive, Hayden Lake. $100.

Hair Through the Eras Fashion Show - View ancient Victorian, Elizabethan, Regency and 20th century hairstyles during the fashion show to benefit Out of the Darkness, a suicide prevention center. Saturday. 7 p.m. Glen Dow Academy, 309 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane. Donation. (509) 624-3244.

WWE Smackdown – TV’s biggest personalities take to the ring in the ultimate Smackdown. See all your favorite superstars. Saturday. 7:30 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $15-$60. (800) 325-SEAT.

Souper Bowl Cross Country and Snowshoe Sunday - Seventh annual event. The event is open to women of all levels of experience in cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Snowshoes will be available on site free of charge and there will be discounted ski rentals and a chartered bus up to the mountain for $15. The “souper” lunch includes three gourmet, homemade soups and more. Benefits Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant. Registration forms at www.souperbowl spokane.org. Feb. 5. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park, Selkirk Lodge. $30. (509) 869-4136.

Spokane Go Red for Women Luncheon - Presented by Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital, the ninth annual event educates women in the Spokane community, encouraging a heart-healthy lifestyle. Julie Clark, an award-winning author, professional speaker, life fulfillment and success coach, and beloved founder of The Inspirational Coffee Club, will be the keynote speaker for the event. Wednesday. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane. $100. (509) 536-1500.


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