August 3, 2013 in Washington Voices

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Free Movies in Liberty Lake – Movie is shown at dusk at Pavillion Park. Today, “Mamma Mia!” rated PG-13. (509) 755-6726.
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Today

East Valley Class of 2003 - Today there is an open house at the high school in the morning and a cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene in the evening, $40/door. On Sunday afternoon there will be a family picnic at Pavilion Park. For more information visit facebook.com/groups/EV2003 or email evhsclassof2003@gmail.com. (509) 844-2356.

Hands-on Learning: Thames and Kosmos Rubber Band Race Cars - We’re going on a learning journey with Thames and Kosmos, creators of fabulous science kits. Learn fun physics facts while building and playing with rubber band-driven race cars. You get to keep your car. For ages 7 and older; 11:30 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.

“Happy Tooth and Sad Tooth” - Spokane dentist, Dr. Blake McKinley, Spokane dentist, tells a story about a Happy Tooth and Sad Tooth as they journey through the preventive care of teeth and what it means to brush, floss and eat healthy foods. 1-3 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.

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

Pup-Crawl Party Bus - Enjoy a day with friends and a few drinks as you raise funds for SpokAnimal; 1-7 p.m. Hot Rods Bar and BBQ, 6520 E. Trent Ave. $25. 509-534-8133 ext. 209.

Spokane Scottish Highland Games - 56th annual event celebrates the traditions of Highland dance, bagpipe and drumming exhibitions, and heavy athletic competitions. Children’s Scottish games and “Braveheart”-style face painting, balloon swords and kids’ kilts are featured. Celtic merchants and clan tents can be visited as well as the blacksmith, Highland cattle, and sheepherding. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $10/adults, $8/seniors and youth, $5/age three and younger. (509) 922-3661.

Authors Jayne Jones and Alicia Long – “Capitol Hell” is about Allison Amundson, a small-town girl, who lands the highly sought after job of scheduler to the newly elected and rising star of the U.S. Senate, Anders McDermott III. 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Eighth Annual Spokane Elks Lodge Car Show - Benefits Washington Elks Children’s Therapy Program. Registration from 9-11 a.m.; show and shine from 11 a.m.-noon; judging at noon, followed by awards. Music and food all day; 9 a.m. Spokane Valley Elks, 2605 N. Robie Road. $15/registration, free to spectators. (509) 926-2328.

St. John Vianney All-School Reunion - St. John Vianney Catholic Grade School invites alumni and their families to the parish for Mass, school tours, and a potluck picnic. Mass will begin at 10 a.m.; school tours will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; and the potluck will begin at noon. For more information, please contact Principal Sonia Flores-Davis at sfloresdavis@diocese ofspokane.org. St. John Vianney Church Hall, 503 N. Walnut Road. (509) 926-7987.

Sunday Concerts on the Cliff - All outdoor concerts begin at 5:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. start time in September). All seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors on site. Sunday: Jazz Conspiracy; Aug. 11: David Raitt and the Baja Boogie Band; Aug. 18: Sara Brown Band (’60s and ’70s rhythm and blues, soul); Aug. 25: Tuxedo Junction (big band swing); Sept. 1: Meet Revolver (Beatle tribute band); Sept. 8: Ryan Larsen (country); Sept. 15: Nobody Famous (Jimmy Buffet-style music); Sept. 22: Singlewide (rock); Sept. 29: Common Ground (Top 40). Reservations taken in advance for table seating. No outside alcohol allowed through the gate; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. General: $5/concert, $40/10; additional $50/table for 8 or $60/table for 10. (509) 927-9463.

Sunday Street Market - Open air market with vendors from artist to commercial, held Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. parking lot, 2302 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.

Tuesday

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from each Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. “African Cats” (G) and “Chimpanzee” (G). Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Cooking with Love: Northwest Eats - Two Cooks with Love presents Northwest Eats. Learn how to make delicious foods with local ingredients such as cherries, peaches, wild salmon, trout and huckleberries. Please RSVP at (509) 891-5980. 6-8:30 p.m. 11712 E. Boone Ave. $35/person; $60/couple. (509) 891-5980.

Songs of the Oregon Trail - Fairfield - Folksinger and storyteller Hank Cramer will share traditional folksongs and explore how migration by the Oregon Trail affected the travelers, their songs and the culture of the Pacific Northwest. Cramer also shares some mining and Underground Railroad songs. 11 a.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390. 2 p.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Veradale Farmers Market - 2-6 p.m. Spokane Valley Eagles parking lot, 16801 E. Sprague Ave., Veradale. (509) 990-3683.

Wednesday

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from each Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Aug. 6-7, “African Cats” (G) and “Chimpanzee” (G). Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Cooking with Love: Northwest Eats - Please RSVP at (509) 891-5980. 6-8:30 p.m. 11712 E. Boone Ave. $35/person; $60/couple. (509) 891-5980.

Lilac City Cribbage Club - Play cribbage every Wednesday evening from 6:15-9 p.m. Traditional two-handed play. For more info: (509) 477-9090 or email bill@playcribbage.com. Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave.

Millwood Farmers Market - 3-7 p.m., Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.

Soiree on the Edge: August Vistas - Music Director Eckart Preu and the Spokane Symphony Orchestra musicians will serenade you. Bring your portable chairs, blankets and a picnic or purchase your meal (or Arbor Crest wine) on site. Age 21 and older; 6 p.m. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. $20/general, $40/table seats. (509) 624-1200.

Spy Training - Otis Orchards - Your mission, should you choose to accept it: learn the art of becoming a super-secret agent. You’ll tackle the laser obstacle course, a minefield, catapult training, code-breaking, and more. So bring your best sleuthing and stealth skills, and we’ll provide the rest. Fourth grade and older; 2 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Thursday

Songs of the Oregon Trail - Millwood - 11 a.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260. 1 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Thursday Concerts on the Patio - Immerse yourself in the sounds of talented local musicians, the visuals of regional artists and the award-winning flavors of Arbor Crest wines. Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and in September from 4:30-6:30 p.m. All seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Food available for purchase. No outside alcohol allowed through the gate; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Thursday, Devon Wade (acoustic country) with metal art by Paul Kuhlmann; Aug. 15, Miss Abbey Trio (jazz) with jewelry by Bobbie van Loben Sels; Aug. 22, Ron Greene (acoustic guitar/vocals) with gourds and more by Judy Minter; Aug. 29, Rob Rigoni (acoustic guitar/vocals) with jewelry by Summer Melaas; Sept. 5, Hot Club Trio (gypsy jazz) with metal art by Joan Schilling; Sept. 12, Doghouse Boyz (blues) with wood boxes by Don Barron; Sept. 19, Bill Bozley (acoustics/vocals) with metal art by Joan Schilling; Sept. 26, Nicole Lewis (rhythm and blues) with decorative boxes by Shanda Woodward. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, Tasting Room patio, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. Free; table seats guaranteed for four people at $20 or eight people for $40. (509) 927-9463.

Friday

Bark It Market - Purchase gently used items. All proceeds benefit the Animal Medical Fund. Future SCRAPS site, 6815 E. Trent Ave. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (509) 477-2532.

Free Movies in Liberty Lake - “Star Trek,” rated PG-13. Held at Half Moon Park, Holl Boulevard at Indiana Avenue. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Limousine – (original) 9 p.m. Max at Mirabeau, 1100 N Sullivan Road. Free. (509) 922-6252.

Saturday

Author Sam Lien Le - In “The Spirit Stills the Storms,” his gifted storytelling, filled with detailed description, gives you a firsthand glimpse of prison camps and his narrow escape from Vietnam to eventual freedom and the American dream; 1 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Bark It Market - Purchase gently used items. All proceeds benefit the Animal Medical Fund. Future SCRAPS site, 6815 E. Trent Ave. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (509) 477-2532.

Free Movies in Liberty Lake - “The Goonies,” rated PG. Held at Rocky Hill Park, Mission Avenue at Winrock Street. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Hot Rockford Nights Car Show - Fifth annual event with music and food. Car entries from 9 to 11 a.m. and a show and shine from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sponsored by Rockford Lions Club. Proceeds go to area community projects. Rockford Town Park, 100 S. First St., Rockford. Viewing is free; car entry is $20. (509) 291-4313.

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

Limousine – (original) 9 p.m. Max at Mirabeau, 1100 N Sullivan Road. Free. (509) 922-6252.

Pianist Louis Landon - Landon’s musical range as a pianist has been highlighted over the years performing and touring with such mainstream names and international icons as Mikhail Baryshnikov, John Payne, Rupert Holmes and John Hall; 7:30 p.m. Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave. Free. (509) 327-4266.

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month; noon. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 891-1695.

West Valley High School Class of 1973 - 6-10 p.m. Will include a pasta bar dinner and a no-host bar. CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Casual dress. $30/per person. For more information, please email WestValleyclassof1973@ gmail.com.


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