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In brief: Friends of library holding book sale

Thu., April 11, 2013, midnight

SPOKANE COUNTY – The Friends of the North Spokane County Library will hold its semi-annual used book sale on Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

The sale features hardback books for $1, as well as CDs, DVDs and books on tape. Proceeds support the summer reading program; cash and checks only, please.

The sale is at the North Spokane County Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road.

Call: (509) 893-8350.

Holy Names center hosting reception

SPOKANE – Holy Names Music Center is hosting a benefit wine and dessert reception followed by a theatrical production of “The Sopranos” on April 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.

Proceeds benefit children’s music classes and groups, music theory classes, scholarships and other Holy Names programs.

Tickets are $20; children younger than 18 admitted free.

Call: (509) 326-9516.

Northwest residents can get dump passes

NORTHWEST SPOKANE – The Northwest Neighborhood Association is distributing 65 free dump passes to residents following its regular meeting on April 18 at 7 p.m., at Browne Elementary School, 5102 N. Driscoll Blvd.

Any remaining passes will be distributed on April 20, starting at 9 a.m. at COPS Northwest, 2215 W. Wellesley Ave., Suite D.

The passes are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis and are good for about two weeks.

Recipients must bring a valid driver’s license or utility bill to prove residency in the neighborhood. Call: (509) 326-6422.

Peaceful Valley group hosting open house

BROWNE’S ADDITION – Staff and clients from the Peaceful Valley Community Center will host an open house about the Peaceful Valley Youth Program at All Saints Lutheran Church, 314 S. Spruce St., on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

The youth program is considering a move to All Saints Lutheran Church.

Call: (509) 838-4409.

STCU organizing volunteer fair

DOWNTOWN SPOKANE – Spokane Teachers Credit Union is organizing a community volunteer fair on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave.

Representatives from groups such as Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, Free Rein Therapeutic Riding, Spokane Humane Society, YMCA of the Inland Northwest and dozens of other organizations will be on site to answer questions and hand out information.

Call: (509) 344-2208.

Pay library fines with food donation

SPOKANE COUNTY – Spokane County Library District patrons who owe fines will be able to pay them off with a donation of food Sunday through April 20 for National Library Week.

The “Food for Fines” drive will collect nonperishable food items for Second Harvest Food Bank.

All district libraries are participating. Each food item is worth a $1 reduction in fines with a maximum of $10 in fines forgiven per library account.

Call: (509) 893-8200.


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