February 3, 2013 in Features

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Winter Market - Saturday and March 2. More than 60 vendors. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow. (208) 669-2249.

Second Saturday Featured Artist Night - February’s featured designer/artists: clothing designer Jen Scott of Jen X Perspective; accessories designer Oona McGuinness-Fischer of TroubleMaker Fascinators; visual artist Joy Tagliavia-Mizzoni; performance artist DJ Inua. Saturday, 5-9 p.m., Glamarita Clothing and Accessories, 911 1/2 W. Garland Ave. Free. (509) 216-4300.

SCC Craft Fair - Spring event with handmade arts, food and clothing. March 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Free admission and parking. (208) 304-9264.

Custer’s Spring Arts & Crafts Show - March 8-10. 36th annual event. More than 300 artists and crafters. March 8, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., March 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and March 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/good all weekend, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Spokane Valley Quilters Guild - Group meets on even-numbered months with a potluck before the meeting. Tuesday and April 3, 6:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Assembly of God Church, 15618 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 924-6320.

Aphrodisia Workshop - An entire class dedicated to “le herbs sensual,” just in time for Valentine’s Day. You will taste maca chocolates and rose petal cordial, and create luxurious body oils using pure plant essences. Students will take home recipes and practical information on the use of herbs to sharpen cupid’s arrow. Registration required at www.sunpeopledrygoods.com. Hosted by Sarah Patterson, a certified clinical herbalist, owner of Radicle Teas, Tinctures and Tonics, and seller of her own organically grown and wildcrafted herbal products at local farmers markets. Thursday, 4-6 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave., Ste 200. $15. (509) 368-9378.

Quilters Potluck, Show-and-Tell - Washington State Quilters-Spokane Chapter will host its quarterly quilting bee. “Snow Buddies” will include sewing, show-and-tell, and door prizes. Attendees are asked to bring a quilt or block to work on, and a potluck dish. Visit www.wsqspokane.org. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall St. Free. (509) 325-2496.

Growing Your Groceries - Fooling Mother Nature in a Challenging Climate - Second class in a series on food gardening that will explore a variety of season-extending techniques that will help Pend Oreille gardeners successfully overcome the challenges of a short growing season. Participants are encouraged to purchase “Gardening in the Inland Northwest,” which will serve as the textbook for the series. To register for a class and reserve a copy of the book, call (509) 447-2401 or email cmack@wsu.edu. Feb. 12, 6-8:30 p.m., Kalispel Career Training Center, north of Cusick, Wash. on Highway 20. $5/class, $45/entire series of 12 classes, $14/book.

DIY Saving Energy @ Home - Learn from Jon Kinstad, of Sustainable Works, the quickest, cheapest and easiest ways to save energy at home this winter. Not every energy efficiency solution has to cost you if you learn to change your habits and recognize where you’re wasting money. Feb. 15, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. Free. Registration required. (509) 368-9378.

Basic Beekeeping Class - Presented by the Inland Empire Beekeepers Association and sponsored by the Washington State University Extension. IEBA and Washington State Beekeepers Association certification available. Registration is required. Feb. 16 and 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. (509) 477-2048.

Pruning Trees for Future Growth - City of Spokane Park Horticulturist Steve Nittolowill discuss young trees, the importance of branch selection, determining future permanent branches, starting early, and avoiding structure that is likely to fail. Presented by the Friends of Manito. Register by calling (509) 456-8038. Feb. 16, 10 a.m., Manito Park, Manito Garden Meeting Room, East of Gaiser Conservatory, 4 W. 21st Ave. Free.

Cabin Fever Gardening Symposium - Fifteen seminars offered in four sessions. Presented by WSU Master Gardeners. Registration includes parking, continental breakfast, choice of four gardening classes and catered lunch. Registration deadline is Friday. Feb. 18, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., WSU Spokane Campus, Phase I Classroom Building, 668 N. Spokane Falls Blvd. $65. (509) 477-2195.

Associated Garden Club Meeting - Presentation topic will be “Wings Over our Garden” by Joyce Alanso. Call (509) 838-3705 for more information. Feb. 22, Manito Park, Meeting Room, 1702 S. Grand Blvd.

Spokane’s 35th Annual Home and Yard Show - Feb. 28-March 3. Presented by Jim Custer Enterprises. Featuring displays and demonstrations with home and yard-related products, services and improvements. Feb. 28-March 1, noon-9 p.m., March 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and March 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/good all weekend, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Dog/People Blood Drive Inaugural Event –

You and your dog can donate blood to help save lives. Human donations are for the Inland Northwest Blood Center, and canine blood is stored at the Pet Emergency Clinic Blood Bank for use locally. Dog must be healthy, 60 pounds or larger, and 1-6 years old. Call the clinic at (509) 535-3551 to sign up. Saturday, 1-5 p.m., Lincoln Heights Veterinary Clinic, 2829 E. 27th Ave.

Westminster Best in Show Party - Viewing party for the 137th annual Westminster Dog Show. Drink specials, raffles and prizes at two locations: Crickets Restaurant and Oyster Bar, 424 E. Sherman Ave. and Fedora Pub and Grille, 1726 W. Kathleen Ave. A benefit for the Kootenai Humane Society. Feb. 12, 5-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 772-4019.


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