April 20, 2013 in Washington Voices

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Today

Community Shred Day - Spring clean your records and protect your identity. Bring your old paper documents, computer hard drives, disks and tapes for safe and secure destruction. No need to remove credit cards, staples or paperclips. 11 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

“I Hate Hamlet” - April 12-28. Ignite! Community Theatre presents this comedy by Paul Rudnick. Can a successful television actor take on the role of Hamlet while juggling a ghost in his new apartment, his girlfriend and an unexpected job offer? Fridays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday and April 28 at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. In advance: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $15/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

Lilac City Roller Girls Skating - 5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $10-$12.

Practical Couponing - Get the basics of couponing: how to get started, how to organize, the basic rules, and even what to do with expired coupons. 10 a.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Science Saturdays with Mobius - Unless you’re a superhero with microscopic vision, you can’t see atoms and molecules. But when molecules interact, there is always a sign. Learn these signs and a whole lot more in a fast-paced series of demonstrations that are not for the faint-hearted. Come experience the explosive science of chemical reactions with Mobius. For kids age 5 and older; 2 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Shrine Circus - Tigers, elephants, acrobats, daredevils and clowns in an old-fashioned big top circus. Saturday at 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m. Spokane Valley Mall, 14740 E. Indiana Ave. $10/general seating, $15/reserved, $25/VIP. (509) 747-0132.

St. Mary’s Catholic School 41st Annual Legacy Gala - This community event will begin with a silent auction at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6, and then a live auction, which includes an autographed 2012-13 GU basketball, one-week condo stay in Park City, Utah, Shih-poo puppy and yard makeover. Money raised goes toward scholarships, capital improvements and tuition. Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. $50.(509) 924-4300, ext. 206.

Women’s Self-Defense Class - Learn practical and applicable defense methods that you could confidently use in an emergency; 1-2 p.m. Warrior Camp, 5027 E. Trent Ave. $10/class. (754) 444-CAGE.

Sunday

“I Hate Hamlet” - 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. In advance: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $15/students, $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

Shrine Circus - 1 and 5 p.m. Spokane Valley Mall, 14740 E. Indiana Ave. $10/general seating, $15/reserved, $25/VIP. (509) 747-0132.

Ugandan Orphans Choir - The children dance in their colorful, traditional costumes accompanied by authentic African instruments. They sing African songs in their native language, which is Luganda. These children are orphans who live in one of the children’s villages on the Ssese Islands located on Uganda’s Lake Victoria. Performances at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Eastpoint Church, 15303 E. Sprague Ave. Donation. (509) 533-6800, ext. 121.

Monday

Balfour Park expansion meeting - The city of Spokane Valley will host a public meeting on plans to expand Balfour Park and add a Spokane County Library District branch to land across from the old University City Mall. Those attending the meeting will be asked for ideas on how to design the park and what amenities should be included; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 10024 E. Main Ave. (509) 720-5400.

Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 228-5400.

Tuesday

East Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6 p.m. District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-1830.

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include a proposed ordinance on SEPA regulations and a report on a code revision regarding dangerous dogs; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.

Wednesday

14th Avenue stormwater meeting - The city of Spokane Valley will host a community meeting on a planned stormwater project on 14th Avenue between Custer and Carnahan. The project will include installing an underground stormwater pipe system to improve drainage and adding curb to 14th Avenue; 6:30-8 p.m. Park Place, 511 S. Park Road (509) 720-5013.

Estate Planning 101 - Dick Sayre will discuss basic estate planning and the use of health care and financial powers of attorney; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

West Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 7 p.m. District Conference Center, 8818 E. Grace (509) 924-2150.

Thursday

“Thread Magic Garden” - Quilter Ellen Anne Eddy presents a trunk show on creating fabric flowers inspired by spring gardens at the Washington State Quilters - Spokane Chapter meeting being held at 1 and 7 p.m. Visit info www.wsqspokane.org. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $10. (509) 863-5536.

Friday

“I Hate Hamlet” - 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. In advance: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $15/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

Reigning Cats and Dogs Auction and Chocolate Festival - The event includes a silent and live auction, pet pageant, raffle, appetizers and desserts. Proceeds go to the SCRAPS Hope Foundation’s Animal Medical Fund, which provides medical assistance to animals injured or suffering from abuse; 6 p.m. Future site of SCRAPS, 6815 E. Trent Ave. $25; $30/door. (509) 477-2760.


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