August 22, 2013 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Spokane Falls Northwest Indian Encampment Market and Powwow - The history of this event and the significance of gathering at the Spokane River goes back generations. It has been a traditional gathering place for many Northwest tribes because it gives life, love, hope, and a sense of revitalization. Dancers and singers come from near and far to showcase their songs and their dance styles. It is a unique cultural gathering. There will be opportunities to watch and participate in traditional dancing, and also to buy and trade for handmade arts and crafts. There will be a variety of vendors throughout the weekend. Riverfront Park, Lilac Bowl, 507 N. Howard St. Free. (509) 325-5502.

Spokane Indians Baseball - 6:30 p.m. Indians vs. Tri-City Dust Devils. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-$11. (509) 535-2922.

Ongoing

Free Museum Admission for Military Families - Enjoy free admission to more than 1,800 Blue Star museums across America through Sept. 8. Participating Inland Northwest museums include: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture; Cheney Historical Museum; Post Falls Historical Society; Museum of North Idaho, Coeur d’Alene. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card, a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps – and up to five family members. The complete list of participating museums is at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

Friday

Spokane Indians Baseball - 6:30 p.m., Sunday games at 3:30 p.m. Indians vs. Tri-City Dust Devils. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-$11. (509) 535-2922.

Free Movie in Liberty Lake - “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” Rated PG-13. Movie shown at dusk. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Spokane Falls Northwest Indian Encampment Market and Powwow - Riverfront Park, Lilac Bowl, 507 N. Howard St. Free. (509) 325-5502.

Make it at the Library - Argonne - Build, craft and create each month this summer. 2 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 893-8205.

Family Fun Fair - A fun and interactive family event to help support Mission Community Outreach Center. Free barbecue and Jimmy John’s mini subs, obstacle course, vendors, raffle prizes, Disney princesses, free kids haircuts, martial arts demos, face painting. Accepting monetary donations or donations of new socks and underwear for Mission Community Outreach Center. 4 p.m. River City Chiropractic, 615 N. Sullivan Road, Suite B, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 241-3088.

Saturday

South Perry Summer Outdoor Movie - “Marvel’s The Avengers.” Rated PG-13. Movie starts at dusk. The Shop, 924 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 534-1647.

Free Movie in Liberty Lake - “The Wizard of Oz.” Rated PG. Movie shown at dusk. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Spokane Falls Northwest Indian Encampment Market and Powwow - Riverfront Park, Lilac Bowl, 507 N. Howard St. Free. (509) 325-5502.

Summer Bridge Workshops for Kids - Today’s youth can discover the complex card game of bridge. Parents and/or grandparents are welcome to join. Each player gets a deck of cards and a hat at the completion of the workshop. Registration is required. 10 a.m.-noon. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 688-0300.

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Hands-On Learning: LeapFrog LeapReader Dinosaurs! - A summer reading event for children ages 3 to 7. Explore the new LeapFrog LeapReader. Reading, writing and dinosaurs. We will have treats afterwards. 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Wednesday

Pig Out in the Park - Through Sept. 2. Open daily, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 34th annual event with 47 food booths, four adult beverage gardens and 100 free concerts on four stages consisting of national, regional and local acts. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 921-5579.

Spokane Indians Baseball - 6:30 p.m. Indians vs. Everett AquaSox. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-$11. (509) 535-2922.

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