February 14, 2013 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Ongoing

Mobius Kids Classes - Mobius Kids will be offering a variety of classes through February for youth ages 4-8. For prices, dates and registration, visit www.mobiusspokane.org. Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 624-5437.

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - The outdoor covered skating rink is open for the season until March 3. With 750 pairs of skates, most public skating in the region, indoor seating and just plain fun. Open Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesdays-Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7-10 p.m., closed Mondays. For the Presidents Day holiday weekend, the Ice Palace will be open 7-10 p.m. Sunday and 11-5 p.m. Monday. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $4.50/adults; $3.50/children, senior, military; $3.50/skate rental. (509) 625-6601.

“The Three Musketeers” - Friday-Feb.24. Theatre Arts for Children presents this play written by John Chambers, based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Directed by Cameron Anderson. Suitable for a family audience. Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 7 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S, Spokane Valley $10/adults, $8/students, seniors and military.

Engineer’s Week - Engineer’s Week is Sunday-Feb. 23 and we’re celebrating it at the library. Join us for some paper engineering – we’ll learn how to create some awesome paper airplanes. Appropriate for school-age children. Sunday: Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave., 11:30 a.m. Wednesday: Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road, 4 p.m. Feb. 21: Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St., 4 p.m.; South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St., 4 p.m. Feb. 23: Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., 3 p.m. Feb. 28: East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St., 4 p.m. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Friday

Monster Jam - Shows at 7:30 pm. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $5/kids; $20-$40/adults. (509) 279-7000.

“Peter Pan and Wendy” - Rediscover the loopy fun and the darker corners of J.M. Barrie’s original novel with this faithful, fast-moving stage adaptation. 7 p.m. Spokane Children’s Theatre, 2727 N. Madelia Ave., Suite 1. $10. (509) 328-4886.

Spokane International Auto Show - Sponsored by the Spokane New Car Dealers Association. The largest gathering of cars, trucks, vans and SUVs in the Inland Northwest. You’ll find over 30 auto manufacturers representing Spokane’s new car dealers. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $7/adults; $6/seniors; 12 and under are free. (509) 995-1100.

Saturday

Monster Jam - Shows 11:30 a.m., 2 and 7 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $5/kids; $20-$40/adults. (509) 279-7000.

“Peter Pan and Wendy” - Rediscover the loopy fun and the darker corners of J.M. Barrie’s original novel with this faithful, fast-moving stage adaptation. 1 and 4 p.m. Spokane Children’s Theatre, 2727 N. Madelia Ave., #1 $10. (509) 328-4886.

KPBX Recordings and Videos Sale - Thousands of gently-used LPs, CDs, 45s, DVDs and VHS movies. A separate balcony area will set up with classic and like-new music equipment, up for bid by silent auction each day. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Free admission and parking. (509) 328-5729.

Spokane International Auto Show - Sponsored by the Spokane New Car Dealers Association. The largest gathering of cars, trucks, vans and SUVs in the Inland Northwest. You’ll find more than 30 auto manufacturers representing Spokane’s new car dealers. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/adults; $6/seniors; 12 and younger are free. (509) 995-1100.

“My First Biography: Abraham Lincoln” - As the first part of our Storytime Double Feature, discover Abraham Lincoln as he stood for his beliefs, even when they weren’t popular during his time. This story is in recognition of Presidents Day. Presidential treats will follow. 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

“Snow” by P.D. Eastman - As the second story of our Storytime Double Feature, “Snow” shows how joyful and fun snow can be. Listen to stories of children having fun in the snow and how you can have the same fun with the snow at your home. Warm treats follow the storytime. 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Tides Tea - High tea with finger sandwiches, tea and goodies. Entertainment by dancers from The Dance Center of Spokane ages 7 to 77. Silent auction, raffle and dance scholarships will be awarded. 1 p.m. East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. $15/adults, $10/ages 5-18, free/age four and younger. (509) 220-8929.

Sunday

Monster Jam - Show at 2 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $5/kids; $20-$40/adults. (509) 279-7000.

“Peter Pan and Wendy” - Rediscover the loopy fun and the darker corners of J.M. Barrie’s original novel with this faithful, fast-moving stage adaptation. 1 p.m. Spokane Children’s Theatre, 2727 N. Madelia Ave., #1 $10. (509) 328-4886.

KPBX Recordings and Videos Sale - Thousands of gently-used LPs, CDs, 45s, DVDs and VHS movies. A separate balcony area will set up with classic and like-new music equipment, up for bid by silent auction each day. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Free admission and parking. (509) 328-5729.

Spokane International Auto Show - Sponsored by the Spokane New Car Dealers Association. The largest gathering of cars, trucks, vans and SUVs in the Inland Northwest. You’ll find more than 30 auto manufacturers representing Spokane’s new car dealers. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/adults; $6/seniors; 12 and younger are free. (509) 995-1100.

Tuesday

Mommy & Me Swing! by Bella Cova - Mommies (or daddies or other caretakers) with your special little person (up to age 5), come dance to swingin’ tunes! Learn vintage social dance moves so you and your baby can swing out and maybe even sack out while one of you gets a workout. Wear comfortable clothes that allow freedom of movement and supportive shoes like tennis shoes. Bring baby back/front packs, wraps, etc. Drop-in classes held Tuesdays, 11-11:45 a.m. Instruction by Colleen Robinson of Lindy Town USA. Interplayers Theatre, Community Room, 174 S. Howard St. $15/class. (509) 869-1797.

Wednesday

“Rabbit’s Snow Dance” - A hip and hilarious fable perfect for the wintertime by James Bruchac. Rabbit loves the winter and he knows a dance, using a traditional Iroquois drum and song, to make it snow … even in springtime when other animals don’t want snow. We will have treats after story. 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.


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