Sixth Annual Artists Loose on the Palouse Festival - Featuring local artists and crafters, Valleyford Museum and walking tours and cooperative painting. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. (509) 747-6294. Continues Sunday with a parade on the Palouse Highway at noon, and classic car and tractor show following the parade.
Annual Summer Party - For children with cancer and their families. The theme this year is “Picnic in the Park” with face painting, art projects, motorcycle rides by the Inland Empire Motorcycle Coalition, a scavenger hunt and water balloon toss. Lunch donated by American Childhood Cancer Organization Inland Northwest; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Browne’s Park, 32nd Avenue and Pines Road (across from University High School). Free. (509) 443-4162.
Iris Rhizome Sale - Hosted by the Town and County Iris Society. Officially registered American Iris Society dwarf, median, tall bearded and Siberian iris will be available for sale for $2 to $3 per rhizome; 10 a.m. Spokane Valley Mall, J.C. Penney Center Court, 14700 E. Indiana Ave. Free admission. (509) 255-9615.
Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake. Free.
Rockford Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Rockford Park, South First Street. (208) 627-0039.
$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from each Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Tuesday and Wednesday, “Rio” and “Spy Kids: All the Time”; Aug. 7-8, “Chimpanzee” and “Hoodwinked Too”; Aug. 14-15, “Arthur Christmas” and “Smurfs.” All shows are rated G or PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. $1. (509) 922-2590.
Spokane Valley City Council study session - Tentative agenda items include a vote on a proposed ordinance to rezone property on Conklin Road, a vote on a road construction bid and a report on animal control; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.
Home-school Used Curriculum and Book Sale - Free to attend, browse, and shop. There are new and used books, curriculum, posters, educational games, puzzles, manipulatives, and so much more. Buy and ask questions from parents who have used these items; 10 a.m. HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Free admission. (509) 999-7614.
Lilac City Cribbage Club - Open to anyone interested in playing cribbage. 6:30 p.m. Puerto Vallarta restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave. (310) 621-3897.
Millwood Farmers Market - 3-7 p.m. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, Millwood Free.
Soiree on the Edge - Music Director Eckart Preu and Spokane Symphony musicians will serenade you. Bring your picnic, or purchase your meal on site. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. Serenade on Wednesday; and Musical Delicacies on Aug. 8, all at 7 p.m. Purchase tickets at www.spokanesymphony.org, at either Arbor Crest tasting room location or by phone. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road. $20-$30. (509) 624-1200.
An Evening Under the Stars - Spokane Public Radio station’s annual gala fundraiser with a gourmet buffet dinner, silent auction, music with Paul Grove and Rhonda Bradetich, and classic rock dance tunes from Diminishing Faculties. Attendees are invited to dress like the ancient Romans for the chance to win prizes for best toga; 6 p.m. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road. $42. (509) 328-5729.
Late Night at the Library (Valley) - Enjoy crafts, games, snacks, songs, stories. Bring old clothes you can get messy in. Registration and a signed permission slip are required; 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.
Mobius Science Center (Argonne) - For youth in grades K-5. Learn more about the Mobius Science Center (set to open this fall) and enjoy some science activities; 2 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.