August 24, 2013 in Washington Voices

In brief: Fair plans Valley Day

From Staff Reports

SPOKANE VALLEY – Mark your calendars – Sept. 10 is Spokane Valley Day at the Spokane County Interstate Fair. The city will sponsor a booth where people can come by and meet City Council members, ask questions and vote for their favorite entries in the “This is Spokane Valley” photo and video contest.

The fairgrounds are at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children age 7-13 and seniors age 65 and older. Children 6 and younger are free.

Cat adoption special

SPOKANE COUNTY – A spike in kitten numbers has once again led to a cat adoption special at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service shelter. So far this season the shelter has placed 72 kittens that are so young their foster families must bottle feed them. The kittens are now ready to be adopted along with other adult cats in the facility.

Today the shelter is offering adoptions on all cats for $15. Each cat will receive a free vet check, vaccinations, microchip and spaying/neutering.

The shelter is at 2521 N. Flora Road and will be open from noon to 5:30 p.m. today.

Fun run at cemetery

SPOKANE VALLEY – Fairmount Memorial Association will present an open house and fun run at Pines Cemetery, 1402 S. Pines Road, Sept. 5.

A Run in Pines Cemetery will start at 4:30 p.m. with an open house and refreshments to celebrate the re-opening of its office. A 5K fun run through the cemetery will begin at 6 p.m.

The cost to participate in the run is $20 per person or $59 for a family of four. The deadline to register is Monday. Registration forms are available at www.fairmount

Proceeds from the event will benefit Valleyfest.

Ride the Rim Sept. 15

LIBERTY LAKE – The Liberty Lake Centennial Rotary Club will present Ride the Rim, a family bike ride Sept. 15.

The ride begins at Meadowwood Technology Campus, 2100 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Riders can choose 5, 15, 25, 50 or 100 miles. Start times and registration fees depend on the route.

For information, visit or call (509) 869-9624.

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