Author Sam Lien Le - In “The Spirit Stills the Storms,” gives a firsthand glimpse of prison camps and his narrow escape from Vietnam. 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. SCRAPS, future SCRAPS site, 6815 E. Trent Ave. (509) 477-2532.
Free Movies in Liberty Lake - Movies show at dusk. “The Goonies,” rated PG, 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 9 to 11 a.m., 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.
Newman Lake Community Garage Sale - 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tri-Community Grange, 25025 E. Heather Lane, northwest of Trent Avenue and Starr Road, Newman Lake. (509) 226-0781.
Pianist Louis Landon - Landon’s musical range as a pianist has been highlighted over the years performing and touring with such 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. Reunion 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.
Spokane Valley Heritage Museum - Explore the rich historical events that were significant to the development and growth of the beautiful Spokane Valley. 1 p.m. Spokane Valley Heritage Museum, 12114 E Sprague Ave. $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/kids 7-17. (509) 922-4570.
Sunday Concerts on the Cliff - Concerts begin at 5:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. in September. All seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Food available for purchase. Sunday: 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 (Beatles 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; 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, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 2302 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.
Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 228-5400.
DivorceCare Recovery Support Group - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Eastpoint Church, 15303 E. Sprague Ave. $25 for workbook. (509) 533-6800 or (509) 892-5255.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Monday; 7 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road. (509) 928-9158.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Broadway Court - TOPS members meet every Monday; 9 a.m. Broadway Court Estates, 13505 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 922-3874.
Make it at the Library - Fairfield - Build, craft and create each month this summer; 2 p.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.
Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include the final reading on a proposed sign ordinance, a motion on the Wellesley/Adams sidewalk project and a report on the 2014 budget; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague. (509) 921-1000.
Veradale Farmers Market - May-Oct. Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Eagles parking lot, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 990-3683.
Green Eggs and Scams Senior Awareness Event - The Better Business Bureau is partnering with Good Samaritan Society to host a senior fraud and financial abuse workshop. Speakers include experts in identity theft, insurance scams, and financial responsibility. All senior citizens, family members and caregivers are welcome. Check-in is 8 to 9 a.m., breakfast served at 9 a.m., prizes and drawings at 11:45 a.m. Good Samaritan Society, 17121 E. Eighth Ave. (509) 232-0534.
Lilac City Cribbage Club - Play cribbage every Wednesday evening at the Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., 6:15-9 p.m. Traditional two-handed play. For more info: (509) 477-9090 or email email@example.com.
Make it at the Library - Otis Orchards - Build, craft and create each month this summer; 2 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.
Millwood Farmers Market - Come support local growers and artisans, sample food, and listen to live music. 3-7 p.m., Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.
Anime - Spokane Valley - Watch some fun movies, eat snacks and hang out. For sixth-graders and older; 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.
Healthy Woman Event - Women of all ages are invited to bring their blankets or lawn chairs for a picnic in the park. Come hear speaker Theresa Schimmels as she gives information on ways to prevent skin damage. RSVP required by phone or email to firstname.lastname@example.org; 5:30-7 p.m. Mirabeau Meadows Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway. Free. (509) 473-5639.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 6 p.m. Orchards Crest Retirement, fourth floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen Road. (509) 922-8820.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m. Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 928-5460.
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 to 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; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Thursday, 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.
Free Movies in Liberty Lake - Movies shown at dusk. Friday, “Bolt,” rated PG. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.
Fundraiser for Theater Arts for Children - Car wash, bake sale, lemonade stand and garage sale. Donations for the garage sale will be accepted at the TAC building, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S, on Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.; or at Genesis Church on Thursday at 6 p.m. Sale starts at 8 a.m. both days. Genesis Church, 819 S. Sullivan Road. (509) 995-6718.
GoodGuys Great Northwest Nationals - Includes vendor and commercial booths offering high-performance parts and accessories to budding hot rodders and do-it-yourselfers. On Friday, GoodGuys will host a food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of Spokane and will offer a $3 discount for those who bring two cans of food. Gates open Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $15/general, $6/kids 7-12 years old, free/6 and younger. (925) 838-9876.
Author Jane Cody - Signing her book, “Birthing Eternity: Different Perspective on the Four Horsemen of Revelation.” The book makes the Last Days easy to understand: It is simply a matter of connecting scripture and human events. 1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.
Free Outdoor Summer Movies - Spokane Valley - Family animated movies presented by Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Department at 8:20 p.m., “Hotel Transylvania,” rated PG. Bring blankets, chairs and snacks and enjoy the show. There will be activities in the park an hour before the movie start time. Mirabeau Meadows Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway. Free. (509) 688-0300.
Fundraiser for Theater Arts for Children - Car wash, bake sale, lemonade stand and garage sale. Genesis Church, 819 S. Sullivan Road. (509) 995-6718.
GoodGuys Great Northwest Nationals - Gates open Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $15/general, $6/kids 7-12 years old, Free/6 and younger. (925) 838-9876.
Liberty Lake Farmers Market - May 18-Oct. 12. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake
Robert Cray Band - Free outdoor concert at the park by this five-time Grammy Award-winning blues band. Bring a picnic supper, blankets, low back chairs. Concessions will be available through the Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Sponsored by Friends of Pavillion Park of Liberty Lake; 7 p.m. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 624-1200.
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.