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In brief: ‘Educating’ airs tonight on KSPS

Members of the community will have the opportunity to have their questions answered about Spokane Public Schools when “Educating Spokane” airs tonight at 7:30 p.m. on KSPS channel 7.

Bob Douthitt, the school board president, board members Deana Brower and Rocky Treppiedi and Spokane Public Schools Superintendent Nancy Stowell will be available to answer questions and respond to comments from the public.

Listeners may text or call (509) 354-7711 or email to ask a question.

Kid’s clothing free for those in need

EMERSON/GARFIELD – God’s Closet, a nonprofit ministry, will have a shopping day Friday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., for families in need of children’s clothing.

Entrance fee is $1, and families will be invited to take what they need from the supply. Costco and Kool Smiles will be providing some items.

God’s Closet is at 804 W. Spofford Ave. For more information and how to help visit or call (509) 991-4541.

New show from children’s theater

WEST HILLS – The Spokane Children’s Theatre will perform “Miss Nelson is Missing!” beginning this weekend in the Music Building at Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive.

When the students of Room 207 suddenly find their teacher, sweet Miss Nelson, has gone missing and has been replaced by the most horrible substitute ever, Miss Viola Swamp, they vow to bring her back.

Performances will be at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and Feb. 18. and Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. The Feb. 18 performances will be signed for the hearing impaired.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children and may be purchased by calling (800) 325-SEAT, at or at the door. For more information, visit www.spokanechildrens

Make-A-Wish to train volunteers

EAST CENTRAL – The local Make-A-Wish Foundation chapter, at 104 S. Freya St., will host an online training on Monday, from 6 to 8 p.m., for all prospective volunteers who would like to learn about granting wishes to children in Spokane.

Wish granting volunteers work in teams of two to help plan and fulfill each wish by obtaining gifts and donations. The volunteer position is best suited for volunteers over the age of 21.

To register and for more information call Juli McClave, volunteer manager, at (800) 304-9474 or email