Spokane County Interstate Fair – Monday. It’s time for elephant ears, animals and fun at the Spokane County Interstate Fair. Spend the day visiting booths and filling up on goodies. Includes transportation. Reserve your seat today. For details call the Sinto Senior Activity Center, (509) 327-2861.
Manito Park Tour – Sept. 13. Visit Manito Park for a day of fun and tour one of Spokane’s most beautiful parks and enjoy its treasures. Have lunch at The Park Bench Café; see the Duncan Gardens, the Gaiser conservatory, Ferris Perennial Garden and enjoy the dahlias and roses, along with the Japanese Gardens. Includes transportation and tour guide. For details call the Corbin Senior Activity Center, (509) 327-1584.
October Festival – Sept. 15. Take a trip to Odessa for the 42nd Annual Odessa Deutschfest. Enjoy live music, food and shopping. Includes transportation. Reserve your seat by Friday. For details call the Sinto Senior Activity Center, (509) 327-2861.
Saddle-Up Steakhouse – Sept. 19. Enjoy a barbecue dinner out with your Sinto friends at the Saddle-Up Steakhouse restaurant in Athol, Idaho. The menu includes pulled pork, beef ribs and, of course, steak. Dinner is no-host. Includes transportation. Reserve your seat by Wednesday. For details call the Sinto Senior Activity Center, (509) 327-2861.
Ceramics – Tuesdays, various times at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. Call 482-0803 for more information; Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $20 per month. Call (509) 926-1937.
China painting – Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. Call (509) 482-0803 for more information.
Computer classes – A variety of beginning computer classes offered through the Institute of Extended Learning. Call (509) 533-4756 for list, times, locations and costs.
Computer Lab – Mondays and Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. and Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m. at the East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call (509) 625-6693 for more information.
Corbin Senior Activity Center – Offers a variety of classes, health services, education classes and activities, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. For more information, call (509) 327-1584.
Gentle Exercise – The Institute for Extended Learning seniors program offers this class at several locations and times. For information, call (509) 533-4756.
Happy Computer Users classes – At the Professional Hearing Health Care Center, 12211 E. Broadway Ave., Suite 4; contact Linda Walston at (509) 218-3650 for dates, times and prices.
Institute for Extended Learning Seniors Program – The Institute offers a wide variety of affordable classes throughout the Spokane area. Course offerings include computers, art, gardening, dance, fitness and other general topics. For a full list of classes, dates, times, cost and to register visit www.ccs.spokane.edu/ ContinuingEd.
Knitting Classes – Learn new techniques. Mondays, 1-4 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Free. Call (509) 926-1937.
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