March 8, 2012 in Washington Voices

Family Calendar

 

Today

Play and Learn Storytime – For ages 2-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Libraries are: Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., (509) 893-8390; Airway Heights, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., (509) 893-8250. Free.

“Hunger Games” movie release party - Teens are invited to a party for the release of the movie “Hunger Games.” Tickets to the movie will be given away. 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. (509) 232-2510.

Spokane Area Children’s Chorus - Presents its spring international music concert, “Sweet are the Seven Seas,” featuring music from Russia, India, Korea, Japan, Australia, the Czech Republic and several African countries. All five choirs of the SAC Chorus will perform. 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $8/general, $5/students and seniors. (509) 624-7992.

Friday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Red Lion River Inn Buck Night and CheerStix Giveaway. Chiefs vs. Tri-City. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

SFCC Planetarium - Public shows at 5:30 and 7 p.m. Seating begins 15 minutes before the show. No food or drink allowed inside the planetarium. Advance purchase required in person at SFCC cashier’s office in the Student Union Building, Building 17; or by phone. Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $6/adults, $3/age 18 and younger. (509) 533-3569.

Baby Lapsit - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs and stories. For children up to 18 months old. Libraries are: Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave., (509) 893-8400; Cheney, 610 First St., (509) 893-8280. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Saturday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Miller Brewing Co. Road Trip Giveaway night. Chiefs vs. Kootenay. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

CVHS Arts and Crafts Show - Crafts and baked goods, sponsored by CVHS Band Boosters. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $2 admission. (509) 228-5100.

Celebrate Spring Workshop for Kids - Join Kendra Robinson-Harding of Discovery Education NW for a fun-filled hands-on workshop designed just for children ages 6-12. Learn about the spring equinox, seed starting and planting through stories and games. Each participant will paint a clay pot and choose seeds to plant. Registration required – only 15 spaces available. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $25. (509) 368-9378.

Author Patricia Nikolina Clark - Book reading and discussion of “The Fisherman’s Daughter,” about a young girl who struggles with the loss of her mother and goes in search of her dream to become a teacher. Ages 8-12. 1 p.m. Tinman Gallery, 809 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-3001.

Spokane Valley Fire open house - Take tours of Station 7, have refreshments, talk to the crew and meet Mako the arson dog. The department has started a campaign to give all its fire stations names, so those attending the open house will be asked to submit suggestions for a new name. 1-4 p.m. Spokane Valley Fire Station 7, 1121 S. Evergreen Road.

Sunday

CVHS Arts and Crafts Show - Crafts and baked goods; sponsored by CVHS Band Boosters. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $2 admission. (509) 228-5100.

Monday

Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For children 18 months-3 years. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Tuesday

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. Libraries are: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10 a.m. Free. (509) 444-5356.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Libraries are: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.; South Hill, 3324 S. Perry St. 10:30 a.m. Free. (509) 444-5356.

Toddler Storytime (Moran Prairie) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10:30 a.m. Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Preschool Play and Learn Storytime (Valley) - For ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Play and Learn Storytime (Fairfield) - For ages 2-5. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that explore the concepts of math, science, art and literacy. Parents and caregivers are asked to join for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Wednesday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - TicketsWest Player Magnet Giveaway night. Chiefs vs. Kamloops. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. (800) 325-SEAT.

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