July 12, 2012 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Ongoing

Historic Campbell House - Tours feature household life from 1898-1924. Visitors discover business challenges and household employees’ stories. Successful ventures in Idaho’s silver mines financed this English Revival Tudor house, designed by renowned Spokane architect Kirtland K. Cutter for Amasa and Grace Campbell and their daughter Helen. Part of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, admission tickets include the exhibit galleries and a tour of the house. Several guided tours will be available Wednesdays-Fridays noon-3 p.m. and self-guided tours on Saturdays. The museum exhibit galleries are open Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger; includes admission and guided tours in the museum. (509) 456-3931.

Riverfront Park Attractions - Pavilion Rides are open daily through Labor Day. Rides include the Spider, Dragon roller coaster, Sizzler, Bumper Kars, Red Baron, Tilt a Whirl, Ferris Wheel Tour Train and more. The Giant Screen IMAX, Carrousel, SkyRide and Mini-Golf open daily and Pony Rides are Saturdays-Sundays are available for an additional cost. Check website for hours of operation: www.spokaneriverfrontpark.com. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. Day Pass: $16.95/on the website; $19.95/in person. (509) 625-6601.

Waste-to-Energy Facility Tours - Interested in knowing what happens to our garbage? Walk-in groups of 10 or fewer are welcome at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Group tours for more than 10, individuals with special needs, and classrooms can be arranged by calling ahead. Spokane Regional Solid Waste System, 2900 S. Geiger Blvd. (across from the Washington State Patrol). Free. (509) 625-6521.

Mobius Science Center Summer Camps - Weeklong camps are through Aug. 24. Classes include: Billions and Billions!, CSI Spokane, Discover Your Inner Inventor, Kitchen Science, Lego Robotics, Pop Science, Science of Magic, The Science of Sports, Space Adventures and Final Frontiers and Up in the Air. Mobius Science Center, 811 W. Main Ave. $250/non-members; $200/members. (509) 443-5669.

Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater – Today and Friday, “Kung Fu Panda” (PG); Monday-July 20, “The Smurfs” (PG). Show is at 9:30 a.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free admission; jumbo popcorn is $6. No outside food or drinks allowed. (509) 327-1050.

Audubon Park Concerts - Thursday, Spokane Jazz Orchestra; July 26, 6 Foot Swing; and Aug. 9, Men of Rhythm. Free concerts take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Audubon Park, 3405 N. Milton Ave.

Browne’s Addition Concerts - From 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 6 Foot Swing; July 19, Kari Marguerite; July 26, Chutzpah; Aug. 2, Montana Skies; Aug. 9, Nude and Us On Roots; Aug. 16, Jenks; Aug. 23, Folkinception; Aug. 30, Big Red Barn. Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition. Free.

Friday

$1 Friday Fun Night At Riverfront Park - Each Friday night from 5-9 p.m. Enjoy $1 rides on the pavilion attractions. Offer excludes SkyRide Over the Falls and Tour Train. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 625-6601.

Outdoor Learning Center - Visit between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to take a tour, make an outdoor craft or two and learn something new. Staff and volunteers will be there to answer questions as you explore the self-guided activities. Outdoor Learning Center, 8706 E. Upriver Drive, Spokane Valley. $3. (509) 340-1028.

“Recipe for Laughs” - All improvised comedy show where audience members bring their favorite recipes or cookbooks. All ages. 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

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Saturday

South Perry Summer Outdoor Movies - “The Princess Bride” (PG). Movie starts at dusk. The Shop, 924 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 534-1647.

Northwest Renaissance Festival - Through July 22. Enjoy entertainment including knights, peasant and gypsies, battle chess, mud beggars, music merriment and jousting. Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 6493 Hwy 291, 18 miles north of Spokane, between mile markers 18 and 19, Nine Mile Falls $10/adults, $6/ages 6-12 and seniors. (509) 276-7728.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. Liberty Lake. Free.

Junie B. Jones Celebration - We will read bits from her favorite (and funniest) adventures, and then we’ll have some great activity pages to send home with you. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Flanagan Frenzy - Meet other fans of the “Rangers Apprentice and Brotherband Chronicles” series, while you play a game and watch videos of John Flanagan discussing the series and answering fan questions. 1 p.m. Auntie’s at the Square, River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 456-4775.

Sunday

Northwest Renaissance Festival - Through July 22. Enjoy entertainment including knights, peasant and gypsies, battle chess, mud beggars, music merriment and jousting. Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 6493 Hwy 291, 18 miles north of Spokane, between mile markers 18 and 19, Nine Mile Falls $10/adults, $6/ages 6-12 and seniors. (509) 276-7728.

Tuesday

Mozart on a Summer’s Eve - 22nd annual event. “Ciao, Bella Donne!” Presented by Connoisseur Concerts, with special guest baritone Max Mendez and Verne Windham, music director. Reservations recommended. Performances 7 p.m. each evening. Manito Park, on the lawn east of Duncan Gardens, 4 W. 21st Ave., just off Tekoa St. $10/lawn (bring blankets or chairs); $25/person for table seating and includes gourmet dessert and coffee. (800) 325-SEAT.

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. “Adventures of Tin Tin” or “Puss in Boots”. Shows are rated G or PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Wednesday

Mozart on a Summer’s Eve - 22nd annual event. “Ciao, Bella Donne!” Presented by Connoisseur Concerts, with special guest baritone Max Mendez and Verne Windham, music director. Reservations recommended. Performances 7 p.m. each evening. Manito Park, on the lawn east of Duncan Gardens, 4 W. 21st Ave., just off Tekoa St. $10/lawn (bring blankets or chairs); $25/person for table seating and includes gourmet dessert and coffee. (800) 325-SEAT.

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. “Adventures of Tintin” or “Puss in Boots.” Shows are rated G or PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Sleepytime Preschool Storytime and Craft - Let’s make naptime fun! After we read some great stories about sleep and bedtime we will make mobiles to decorate our bedrooms. 10:30 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Drums! Spokane Taiko (Indian Trail) - Appropriate for school-age children. Enjoy Japanese drumming with Spokane Taiko. 3 p.m. Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Millwood Farmers Market- 3-7 p.m. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, Millwood. Free.

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