September 15, 2012 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Art! on Broadway - Second annual event with more than 24 artisans with paintings, mixed-media art, mosaic glass, art glass, yard art, hand tie-dyed fashion and more. Taco Tumbras will be on site with Mexican cuisine; 10 a.m. Shear Illusions, 807 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. Free parking in the southeast corner. (509) 999-3583.

Circus Workshop - Learn stilt walking, juggling, balance, unicycle, and hula hooping. Adults only; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Spokane Aerial Performance Arts, 5501 E. Broadway Ave. $35. (509) 435-1576.

Food Drive for Second Harvest Food Bank - Hosted by the Spokane Entertainer’s Guild. 2-5 p.m. Tracy Jewelers, 106 N. Evergreen Road. (509) 879-4006.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake. Free.

Monster Truck Show - Shows at 2 and 7 p.m. at Spokane County Interstate Fair. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $8-$10, plus gate admission. (800) 325-SEAT.

Phoenix - (classic rock) 8:45 p.m. Bolo’s Bar and Grill, 116 S. Best Road.

“Royal Gambit” - Theater Arts for Children will open their new season with this production about King Henry VIII and his six wives, directed by Leah Dach. Mature theme; show is not recommended for younger audiences. Today 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 7 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines, Suite 3S. $10/general admission, ages 13 and older. (509) 995-6718.

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Through Sunday. It includes live music, animals, exhibits, amusement rides, food and much more. Visit www.spokanecounty.org/fair/sif for a full schedule. Spokane County Fairgrounds, 404 N. Havana St. $10 adults, $7 for seniors and children ages 7-13 and free for children 6 and younger. (509) 477-1766.

Spokane Valley Mall RV Show - Through Sunday. All types of RVs from Class A to Truck Campers are at this show. Financing available. Spokane Valley Mall, 14740 E. Indiana Ave. Free admission. (509) 927-9000.

Tears Foundation Rock and Walk - Foundation assists bereaved families by providing financial assistance to pay for their baby’s funeral expenses and offers ongoing emotional support in the form of support groups, online support and bereavement resources. Visit www.thetearsfoundation.org; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave. $10. (253) 200-0944.

Walk for Wishes - Make-A-Wish Washington is hosting its third annual event. This 5K walk and fun run is a family-friendly event that will generate funds to help grant the wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions. Food, beverages and family entertainment provided. Registration is free but a minimum $100 fundraising goal is encouraged for each participant to support future wish granting. The top individual and team fundraisers will be awarded prizes and trophies. Register online today at nwwishes.org or call (509) 458-2618; 8:45 a.m.-noon. Mirabeau Meadows Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway. (509) 688-0300.

Sunday

Classic Car Show - Second annual invitational of specially selected cars by local car club members, showing until dusk, free admission. A concert by Nobody Famous begins at 4:30 p.m. for ages 21 and older, $5; noon. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. (509) 927-9463.

Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation; 1-4 p.m. Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.

Double Header Demolition Derby - Part of Spokane County Interstate Fair; 4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $6-$8, plus gate admission. (800) 325-SEAT.

Tuesday

Day at the Races (Fairfield) - Build and race your own creation; 4 p.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Spokane Valley City Council - Tentative agenda items include discussion on the 2013 budget, nuisance code amendments and freeway signage; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. 921-1000.

Wednesday

Millwood Farmers Market - 3-7 p.m. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, Millwood. Free.

Thursday

Centennial celebration - Celebrate the centennial of the Opportunity Township Hall, which now houses the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum. There will be a ribbon cutting, time capsule placement and refreshments. Those attending should park on the north side of Sprague Avenue. RSVP is requested; 5-7:30 p.m. Spokane Valley Heritage Museum, 12114 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 922-4570.

Shoreline open house - The city of Spokane Valley hosts an open house on proposed changes to environmental designations that will affect development along the Spokane River. The open house is part of an ongoing update to the city’s Shoreline Master Program; 4-6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague (509) 720-5335.

Spokane Valley Anime Club - For teens in grade six and up. Watch Anime, hang out with friends, eat snacks and more; 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

“The Artful Lens” - “The Artful Lens,” photographs of the Inland Northwest and artistic subjects by such photographers as Dean Huggins, Eric Marr, Lancer Roethle and others, through Sept. 29, with a reception Thursday, 4-7 p.m. 409 S. Dishman Mica Road. (509) 747-0812.

Friday

“Hearts of Gold” Parade - Official kick-off for Valleyfest weekend. Join spectators and watch a variety of elaborate floats, mascots, dancers, animals, classic cars, motorcycles, fire trucks, and local school marching bands participating in the parade. The parade begins just west of Pines Road and continues west along Sprague Avenue to University Road; 7:30-9 p.m. Free. (509) 922-3299.

Southeast Spokane County Fair - The 68th annual fair includes animals, exhibits, pancake breakfast, live music, fun run, parade, cow chip bingo, 3-on-3 basketball tournament and horse show. The full schedule is available at www.sespokanecountyfair.org. Rockford is south of Spokane Valley on Highway 27. Rockford Fairgrounds, First Street. Admission is free.

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