Waste-to-Energy Facility Tours – Interested in knowing what happens to our garbage? Walk-in groups of 10 or fewer are welcome on Wednesdays and Thursdays 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. Free. (509) 625-6521.
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 in for the entire 60 minutes. 10:30 a.m. Library locations include: Otis Orchards, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. (509) 893-8390; Airway Heights, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. (509) 893-8250. 10:30 a.m. Free.
Author Sarah Conover – She reads selections from the book “Easy to Love But Hard to Raise,” which is written by and for parents of children with special needs such as ADD, OCD and other diagnosed conditions. 2:30 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave., Spokane. (509) 838-0206.
Just Between Friends Consignment Sale – Families can sell or buy gently used items for their growing families. Today 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $4/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 536-2840.