1 Friday Night Swing Dig Friday, Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave. West Coast swing dancing the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Beyond Basics class runs 7-8 p.m., beginning swing lesson 8-8:30 p.m., followed by open dancing until 11 p.m. (509) 892-1480. Admission: $7
2 Uncle D’s Comedy Underground 8 p.m. Thursday, Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, 2721 N. Market St. Stand-up comedy every Thursday. Sign-ups at 7 p.m.; comedy at 8 p.m. (509) 483-7300. Admission: FREE
3 Holiday Film Festival Friday through Sunday, Riverfront Park IMAX Theatre, 507 N. Howard St. Movies showing daily: 11 a.m., “Arthur Christmas”; 1 p.m., Disney’s “A Christmas Carol”;
3 p.m., “Elf”; 5 p.m., “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” (509) 625-6612. Admission: FREE, with canned food donation to Second Harvest Food Bank
4 Wee Whiskey 7 p.m. Friday, O’Shays Irish Pub, 313 Coeur d’Alene Lake Drive. Irish band plays. (208) 667-4666. Admission: FREE
5 Evergreen Modeler Christmas Open House 1-5 p.m. Saturday, 18213 E. Appleway Ave., Spokane Valley. One of the most complete model railroad club layouts in the Northwest is having a running session for friends and visitors for the holidays. Admission: FREE
6 Kids Explore & Discover Club 4 p.m. Thursday, Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Work up a sweat with parachute games, beach ball toss, hula hoop challenges and more! We’ll talk about the importance of exercise and teach you fun and creative ways to get your heart rate up. (509) 893-8340.
7 New Year’s Resolution Help Saturday, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. To provide guidance, support and information about topics that may be on your list, there will be several specialists to help you. 11 a.m.-noon: SNAP will teach you how to clean your home with environmentally friendly products. 12:30-1:30 p.m.: Learn about the paleo diet and try a few treats. 2-3 p.m.: Kyle, manager of Uncle’s Game Store, will talk about starting a family game night. Afterward, try new games and get more suggestions in the store. 3:30-5 p.m.: For those looking for volunteer opportunities, representatives from Meals on Wheels, Lands Council, Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant, SNAP and Big Brothers, Big Sisters will be available to answer questions and get you signed up. (509) 838-0206. Admission: FREE
8 Got Talent? 7 p.m. Saturday. Red Dragon Downtown, 1406 W. Third Ave. Variety show each fourth Saturday of the month, open to those 21 and older. (509) 838-6688. Find more information online at http://reddragondelivery.com/.
9 Saturday Night Salsa Saturday, Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave. Spicy Salsa lesson begins at 8:15 p.m., followed by open dancing until 12:30 a.m. (509) 892-1480. Admission: $7
!0 Wie Major Pajama Jam 9 p.m. Friday, The Hop!, 706 N. Monroe St. With Vybe, Smookey, W/T-MOB and Young Cray. (509) 368-4077. Admission: $5