June 21, 2012 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Spokane Valley Anime Club - For teens in grade six and older. Watch anime, hang out with friends, eat snacks and more. 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Author Kelly Milner Halls - Bestselling author of science and history books for children. Come meet Spokane’s Milner Halls and hear about her latest book, “Hatchlings: Life-Size Baby Dinosaurs.” 7 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

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 & 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.

Friday

$1 Friday Fun Night at Riverfront Park - 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.

Spokane Valley Relay for Life - An all-night event supporting the fight against cancer. To learn more visit www.relayforlife.org/ spokanevalleywa. 6 p.m. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 270-3111.

“Artsy Pants” - Improvised comedy show where audience made drawings come to life. All ages welcome. 8 p.m.-midnight. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors, military and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Saturday

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

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. “Dolphin Tale” or “Happy Feet Two.” Shows are rated G or PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Summer BBQ - Everyone is welcome to attend. Food, crafts for the kids and music by the Sammy Eubanks Band. 3 p.m. Women and Children’s Free Restaurant and Community Kitchen, 1620 N. Monroe St. Free. (509) 324-1995.

Wednesday

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. 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.

$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. “Dolphin Tale” or “Happy Feet Two.” Shows are rated G or PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.

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


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