October 25, 2012 in Washington Voices

In brief: Crosswalk awaits study

From Local Reports

MANITO – Though 29th Avenue is now open to traffic after an extensive rehabilitation project, it’s going to be a while before the proposed crosswalk at 29th Avenue and Manito Boulevard will be put in.

City spokeswoman Ann Deasy said in an email that the city is awaiting the results of a traffic analysis before a time frame for the crosswalk can be determined.

Medicare is topic at dinner

SPOKANE VALLEY – Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will have a Medicare education event and catered Italian dinner on Sunday at the Good Samaritan Community Center, 17028 E. Eighth Ave.

Dinner will be at 6 p.m. and a speaker from Thrivent will begin sharing information about Medicare at 6:30. All members of the community are invited.

For more information call Jacki Schmick, Good Samaritan’s housing and marketing director, at (509) 924-6161 or email jschmick@good-sam.com.

Halloween fun at Green Bluff

COLBERT – Visitors will have a spooky good time at the Freaky Farms and Haunted Hollow at the Cowgirl Co-op, 20424 N. Dunn Road in Greenbluff, on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Halloween family fun includes a haunted house, ghostly activities for children, a petting zoo, gunny sack races and more.

Cost is $7 for general admission; little monsters age 3 and under are free. Proceeds will be donated to the Cowgirls and Women Warriors, a benefit for female veterans.

For more information call (509) 990-4496.

‘Cloud of Victims’ at SCC

CHIEF GARRY PARK – The Spokane Community College Players will perform “A Cloud of Victims” in the SCC Lair-Student Center auditorium, Building 6, 1810 N. Greene St., Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.; Nov. 2-3 at 7:30 p.m.; and Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. This Sunday’s matinee is sign-language interpreted.

The play is about six tourists on a secluded island who are trapped as terrorists take over the hotel where they are staying.

Admission to the show is free. For more information call director Adam Sharp at (509) 533-7387.

Fashion show to help shelters

NEVADA/LIDGERWOOD – Maurices in Northtown Mall, 4750 N. Division St., will host the annual Rescues and Runways fashion show on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.

The event will feature Maurices fashions and accessories and will also raise awareness and funds for local animal shelters and encourage pet adoptions.

The show is free. Cash donations and pet supplies to benefit SpokAnimal will be accepted. Maurices will give each donor a coupon for 20 percent off one regular-priced item. Donations will be accepted through Wednesday.

For more information, visit www.rescuesand runways.com.

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