January 8, 2012 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Third Thursday Kids Craft Club - Hosted by the Tekoa Library. For youth ages 17 and younger. Make a craft and enjoy a snack. Jan. 19, 4 p.m. Tekoa Library, 139 S. Crosby St., Tekoa, Wash. Free. (509) 284-3121.

Custer’s Spring Arts & Crafts Show - 35th annual event. Over 300 artists and crafters. March 2, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., March 3, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and March 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $6, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Home/Garden

Basic Urban Beekeeping Course - Friday, Jan. 20 and 27. The West Plains Beekeepers Association is co-sponsoring this course on the basics of keeping bees in an urban environment. State certification of beekeepers exam is required to meet the Spokane city ordinance to legally keep bees in the city. Registration is required. 6-9 p.m. Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $20/general, $30/with state certification. (509) 368-9378.

Natural Health Fair - Visit with local experts on a wide range of topics related to natural health and healing. Meet the practitioners, find out more about their services and discover new products. Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. Free. (509) 368-9378.

Seed Starting Workshop with Pat Munts - Munts will show you how to pick pots, soils, seeds and lights and put them together to grow a garden full of vegetable starts. Registration is required. Sign up at the store or online. Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $15. (509) 368-9378.

Organic Veggie Gardening 101 with Pat Munts - Find out what it means to be organic and how to grow a garden without using chemicals. Munts will share tips and tricks to build your soil and keep bugs at bay so you can grow and harvest healthy food. Registration is required. Register at the store or online. Jan. 28, 1-3 p.m. Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $15. (509) 368-9378.

Tainio Technology BioAg Symposium - This year’s theme is “Cultivating a Sustainable Future: One Acre at a Time.” Learn from four of America’s leading soil biology, plant nutrition, and GMO experts. Discussions focus on sustainable, biological farming and gardening methods for the health of your farm, the health of those who consume your produce, and the health of our future. Feb. 15. The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $150/before Jan. 18; $160/after Jan. 18. (509) 747-5471.

Spokane’s 34th Annual Home & Yard Show - Presented by Jim Custer Enterprises. Featuring displays and demonstrations with home- and yard-related products, services and improvements. Feb. 23-24, noon-9 p.m.; Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/good all weekend; children age 12 and younger free. (509) 924-0588.


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