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In brief: Food drive part of Greasy Pig game

Thu., Oct. 4, 2012

Spokane Valley – Central Valley and University high school students will collect nonperishable food items during the Greasy Pig rivalry football game Friday at Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road.

The food collected will benefit the Spokane Valley Food Bank. They are hoping to get canned foods, peanut butter, pasta, rice, cereal and dried fruits. Students from both schools will work together at halftime to take the donations into the school.

“We have an opportunity to do something positive for our community through one of our biggest events of the year,” said CV Principal Mike Hittle.

For more information, call CV at (509) 228-5100 or U-Hi at (509) 228-5240.

IEL to offer history classes

SPOKANE COUNTY – Area seniors will have an opportunity to step back in time with upcoming history classes available at the Institute for Extended Learning seniors program.

For a full list of classes, dates, times, cost and to register visit www.iel.

Libraries hours now expanded

AIRWAY HEIGHTS/MEDICAL LAKE – The Spokane County Library District has expanded hours for the Airway Heights and Medical Lake libraries.

The Airway Heights Library, 1213 W. Lundstrom St., will be open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., will be open Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For a full list of hours, information and programs for all library branches visit or call (509) 893-8200.

Study guitar with John Paul Shields

WEST HILLS – Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive, will bring guitar instructor, performer and composer John Paul Shields to Spokane Oct. 11 through Dec. 6, to teach guitar enthusiasts.

Shields is a graduate of the University of Washington classical guitar program and performs all genres of music, from solo to ensembles of all types and sizes, including classical, Latin, jazz, rock and folk.

Classes are from Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $90 per person.

To sign up and for more information, call (509) 326-9516.

Natural Living Show Oct. 13

CHIEF GARRY PARK – The Natural Living Show will be at Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St., in the Lair Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The show will feature natural body treatments and natural wellness vendors.

Admission to the event is free to visitors who donate one used, clean, cotton bed sheet of any size to be recycled into reusable bandages for hospitals in Congo. The sheet must be free of paint stains.

Cost is $7 without a bed sheet. A $2 coupon and more information are available at www.TheNatural


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