Things to do
“Messiah - The Rest of the Story” - April 13-14. Northwest Sacred Music Chorale presents its spring concert, with the Lent and Easter portions of Handel’s “Messiah.” Guest artists include Randel Wagner, baritone soloist; Cody Bray, tenor; Debbie Raby, alto; and Becki Stevens, soprano. Shows Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $15/adults, $12/seniors, students and children. (208) 667-7306.
“The Rite of Spring at 100” - Multimedia celebration of Igor Stravinsky’s famous ballet, presented by composer Donivan Johnson. No-host wine/soft drink reception will be held at 2:15 p.m. in the Helen South Alexander gallery prior to the 3 p.m. presentation. A new work by Johnson, “Apres-Danse Sacrale (After the Sacrificial Dance)” – commissioned by Mary Moldenhauer – will be premiered, performed by Lynne-Feller Marshall, bassoon, and John Marshall, cello. Saturday, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Eric A. Johnston Auditorium, 2316 W. First Ave. $8. (509) 363-5344.
Civil War Sesquicentennial - Whitman County Historical Society presents a talk by Eric Leonard, chief of interpretation at the Andersonville prison national historic site. Leonard is also in charge of the National Prisoner of War Museum and the Anderson Cemetery. Monday, 7 p.m., Gladish Building, 115 NW State St., Pullman. (360) 785-0567.
Crafting Unity: Sensu-Japanese Folding Fans- April 17, noon-2 p.m., Gonzaga University, Crosby Main Floor, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 313-5835.
SCC Spring Flower and Garden Show - Children’s area for small-pot planting, face painting and photos; gardening booths with indoor and outdoor plants for sale; hydroponic gardening; arts, crafts and food vendor booths; a European-style fresh flower market; and judged flower show. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair-Student Center, Building 6, 1810 N. Greene St. Free admission and parking. (509) 624-3457.
Spokane Shock Arena Football – The Shock host the Arizona Rattlers at 7 p.m. today, Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $14-$35. (509) 279-7000.
American Indian Heritage Week - Weeklong series at North Idaho College’s Edminster Student Union Building concludes today with two free events: Native American craft workshop for families from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. There will be free pizza and refreshments. From 7 to 7:30 p.m. and 8 to 8:30 p.m., there will be a live performance of “Rainbow Crow Saves the World.” Sponsored by the NIC American Indian Student Alliance and the Coeur d’Alene Casino. North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-3365.
Spokane Bike Swap - The Spokane Bike Swap team and the Friends of the Centennial Trail host the second annual event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Buy new and used bicycles and accessories, or sell your bike. Bike check in is today from 3-8 p.m. To expedite check in, your bike(s) can be registered online at www.SpokaneBikeSwap .com. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5/general; free/age 13 and younger. (509) 624-7188.
Town Hall Dreams - Join Derek Sparks, author of “Lessons of the Game” and former WSU football player, as he compares his struggles through life and how he overcame these obstacles. Chris Hayes, member of the 1996 Green Bay Packers team that won Super Bowl XXXI, and other area football legends tell their story. Thursday, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.