August 29, 2013 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

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

Ongoing

Pig Out in the Park - Through Monday. Open daily, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 34th annual event with 47 food booths, four adult beverage gardens and free concerts. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 921-5579.

Dams of the Northwest - During the month of September, this photographic exhibit celebrates the engineering feats of dams in the Inland Northwest, from small flumes used by early farmers to the largest producer of hydroelectric power in the nation, the Grand Coulee Dam. Come see historical images of settlers and farmers harnessing one of our region’s greatest assets: the river. Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5338.

Friday

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

Summer Horse and Carriage Ride - 5-9 p.m. Rides are first come, first served. Each guest will receive a complimentary flower from Peters and Sons Floral as they enjoy sights and the clip-clop of the horse hooves as they tour downtown Spokane. Sponsored by STCU. Main Avenue and Wall Street. Free.

Saturday

Eat Your Veggies Storytime - Say yes to spinach. We’ve got some fun stories that might change your mind about that leafy green stuff. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

“You’re Wearing That to School?!” - “Oh, yes, yes!” Penelope is so excited about the first day of school that she’s doing her happy hippo dance. She can’t wait to wear her rainbow sparkle outfit, bring her favorite stuffed toy for show-and-tell and share her lunch. Treats follow. 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Author Blake McKinley Jr. - Spokane Valley resident will sign copies of his book, “Happy Tooth and Sad Tooth.” 3 p.m. Hastings Books - South, 2512 E. 29th Ave. (509) 535-4342.

Spokane Symphony at Liberty Lake - Join the Spokane Symphony for a free outdoor concert at the park. Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs, and enjoy a mix of classics, show tunes and patriotic marches with Eckart Preu, conductor. Sponsored by Friends of Pavillion Park of Liberty Lake. Concessions will be available through the Liberty Lake Kiwanis. 6-7:30 p.m. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 624-1200.

Monday

Spokane Symphony Outdoor Concert - Join the Spokane Symphony for a free concert at the park sponsored by Sterling Bank. Music Director Eckart Preu will conduct. Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs, and enjoy a mix of classics, show tunes and patriotic marches. 6-7:30 p.m. Comstock Park, 29th Avenue at Howard Street. Free. (509) 624-1200.

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