February 9, 2012 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

17th Annual Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction - Fundraiser benefits Salk Middle School. Serving at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. and auction continues until 8:30 p.m. Salk Middle School, 6411 N. Alberta St. $5/adults, $4/ages 5-12, free/age 4 and younger, $20/family. (509) 354-5575.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St., (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., (509) 444-5390. 10 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Library locations include: South, 3324 S. Perry St., (509) 444-5385; Shadle, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., (509) 444-5390. 10:30 a.m. varies. Free.

Men’s college basketball: Gonzaga vs. Saint Mary’s - Home game for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. TV: ESPN2. Radio: 1510 KGA. 8 p.m. McCarthey Athletic Center, 801 N. Cincinnati St. (509) 313-6000.

Ongoing

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Open through February. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mondays. Special events: Tuesdays: skating 7-8:30 p.m. is $2; Wednesdays: skating 7-8:30 p.m. is $1; Thursdays: $1 skating sponsored by The Inlander; skate rental extra. School’s Out, Tuesdays-Fridays from 2-5 p.m. for $4.50, includes skate rental. Riverfront Park Pavilion. Ages 13 and older: $4.50/Tuesday-Thursday, $5.50/Friday-Sunday and holiday; seniors/military with ID/youth ages 3-12/$3.50; skate rentals are $3.50 (not included with admission). Season passes are $44.99. (509) 625-6601.

Friday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Comcast Jersey-Off-the-Back Auction. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Chiefs vs. Seattle. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

It’s for Mom & Me: Be My Valentine! - Ages 2-4. Come make four fun projects including a heart bracelet and necklace, gift cards and more to give as gifts. 9:30 a.m. Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $14. (509) 625-6200.

Toddler Storytime - For 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave., (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St., (509) 444-5375; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes Road., (509) 444-5395; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St., (509) 444-5380. 10 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave., (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St., (509) 444-5375; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St., (509) 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes Road., (509) 444-5395. 10:30 a.m. Free.

The Magic in HOPE Fundraiser - Third annual benefit for HOPE School, a nonprofit preschool program teaching children with hearing loss to listen, learn and speak. Entertainment by the Spokane Magic Club. 6:30-8 p.m. WSU/EWU Riverpoint Campus, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. $10/adults; $5/children ages 3-12. (509) 863-7097.

“It’s a Date!” - All ages. Blue Door Players will improvise a dating game show. Runs Fridays through Feb. 24. 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission; $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Saturday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Buck Night and CheerStix Giveaway by Supercuts. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Chiefs vs. Tri-City. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

Be My Valentine! - Ages 4-9. Have hands-on fun making cards, fanciful heart creatures and more that say “I Love You.” You’ll make four keepsakes with gift cards. 9:30 a.m. Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $14. (509) 625-6200.

I Love Clean Air Day - Event will feature hands-on activities designed to illustrate how air quality impacts our daily lives. Explore what can happen to our lungs when they are exposed to polluted air. Learn how weather affects the quality of air. Learn how our lakes, rivers and drinking water can be affected by the pollutants in the air. Explore how you can help keep the air clean by recycling. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/admission. (509) 624-5437.

“A Boy Called Dickens” - For ages 4-9. Professional storyteller and actor Rebecca Cook will dramatize this book. This Deborah Hopkinson and John Hendrix tale is written about Charles Dickens’ childhood and how that childhood led to a life of storytelling. Treats will be served. 1 p.m. Tinman Gallery, 809 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 325-1500.

Men’s college basketball: Gonzaga vs. Loyola Marymount - Home game for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. TV: KHQ/ROOT SPORTS. Radio: 1510 KGA. 5 p.m. McCarthey Athletic Center, 801 N. Cincinnati. (509) 313-6000.

Sunday

20th Annual Job Fair - Sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation Department with information on more than 200 spring and summer positions at Riverfront Park, Merkel Sports Complex and the city’s aquatic centers. All applicants must be at least 16 years or older by March 6, and some positions require applicants to be 18 or older. Riverfront Park staff will be on hand to answer employment questions and distribute applications. Visit www.spokaneriverfrontpark.com and bring a completed application to the fair. Those unable to attend the job fair can return applications to guest services in Riverfront Park pavilion daily from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Riverfront Park, Imax Theater’s main pavilion, 507 N. Howard St. Free. (509) 625-6629.

Tuesday

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10 a.m. Free. (509) 444-5356.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10:30 a.m. Free. (509) 444-5356.

Wednesday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - TicketsWest Player Magnet Giveaway. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Chiefs vs. Vancouver. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years. Library locations and times include: 10 a.m., North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350; 10:30 a.m., Cheney, 610 First St. (509) 893-8280. Free.

Toddler Storytime (Shadle) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10 a.m. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

Preschool Storytime (Shadle) - For ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

Play and Learn Storytime - For ages 2-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. Library locations include: Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., (509) 893-8330; Argonne, 4322 N. Argonne Road, (509) 893-8260. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Men’s college basketball: EWU vs. Northern Colo. - Home game for the Eastern Washington University Eagles. TV: SWX. 6:05 p.m. Reese Court, 1136 Washington St., Cheney. (509) 359-6059.


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