July 26, 2012 in Washington Voices

Family Calendar

 

Today

Audubon Park Concerts - 6 Foot Swing. Free concert take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Audubon Park, 3405 N. Milton Ave. Free.

Browne’s Addition Concerts - 6-8 p.m. Chutzpah. Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition. Free.

Planetarium Shows at SFCC - “Oasis in Space.” Show starts at 1 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the SFCC Cashiers Office in the SUB, Bldg. 17. Spokane Falls Community College, Science Building, Bldg. 28 $6/general admission, $3/CCS students and youth ages 17 and younger. (509) 533-3569.

Magic with Dick Frost (Hillyard) - Appropriate for school-age children. 3 p.m. Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5331.

Ongoing

Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater – Today-Friday, “Zookeeper” (PG); Monday-Friday, “Hop” (PG). Shows are at 9:30 a.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free; jumbo popcorn is $6. No outside food or drinks allowed. (509) 327-1050.

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 and Tour Train. The Giant Screen IMAX, Carrousel, SkyRide and Mini-Golf open daily and pony rides are Saturdays and Sundays and are available for an additional cost. Check website for hours of operation: http://www.spokane riverfrontpark.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.

Friday

$1 Friday Fun Night At Riverfront Park - Each Friday 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.

Free Carriage Rides - Fridays, 5-9 p.m., during July and August. Presented by Spokane Teachers Credit Union and Downtown Spokane. Visit www.downtownspokane.org. Downtown Spokane, corner of Wall and Main Avenue. Free.

Summer Painting Studio Youth Workshops at the Spokane Art School - Fridays, through Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. for ages 4-12. Create a masterpiece using collage and paint. Learn about a famous 20th century artist. You will paint on real artist canvas board. Registration requested. Tinman Gallery, 809 W. Garland Ave. $15, includes supplies. (509) 325-1500.

LeapFrog Hands-On Learning Event - Play and learn with LeapFrog kits. 3 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley (509) 922-4104.

“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.

Saturday

South Perry Summer Outdoor Movies - “Pirates of the Caribbean 4” (PG-13). Movie starts at dusk. The Shop, 924 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 534-1647.

Sixth Annual Artists Loose on the Palouse Festival - Featuring local artists and crafters, roaming costumes, Valleyford Museum and walking tours, and cooperative painting. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Hwy., Valleyford. (509) 747-6294. Continues Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

Barnes & Noble Storytime - Listen to “Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons,” by James Dean and Eric Litwin, make a craft and enjoy a treat. 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.

Sunday

Royal Fireworks Festival & Concert - 34th annual event. Grand finale concert featuring Allegro’s 60-piece Royal Band, followed by fireworks display at dusk from the floating stage, choreographed to Handel’s music. Riverfront Park, Lilac Bowl and floating stage. Free. Reserved seating and buffet dinner, $60/person. (509) 455-6865.

Tuesday

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. “Kung Fu Panda 2” and “Rango.” Shows are rated G or PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Wednesday

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. “Kung Fu Panda 2” and “Rango.” Shows are rated G or PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Used Homeschool Curriculum Fair and Book Sale - Hosted by Exploring Families. New and used books, curriculum, posters, educational games, puzzles, manipulatives and more. 10 a.m. HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., Liberty Lake. Free admission. (509) 999-7614.

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


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