February 16, 2013 in Washington Voices

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Today

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

“Crimes of the Heart” - A moving tale of three sisters escaping their troubled pasts and embracing their futures. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. through Feb. 24. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Advance tickets: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $12/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

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. $7/adults; $6/seniors; 12 and younger are free. (509) 995-1100.

“The Three Musketeers” - 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. through Feb. 24 Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S. $10/adults, $8/students, seniors and military.

Top Stitch - The Top Stitch will host a sewing event, offering fabrics by the yard, patterns, books and project kits. Sewing machine tune-ups will be available for $25; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fairfield Community Center, 304 E. Main St. (509) 328-7397.

Women’s Self-Defense Class - Learn practical and applicable defense methods that you could confidently use in an emergency; 1-2 p.m. 101 N. Argonne Road, Suite B. $10/class. (509) 891-9821.

Sunday

“Crimes of the Heart” - 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Advance tickets: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $12/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation; 1-4 p.m. Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.

Spokane International Auto Show - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $7/adults; $6/seniors; 12 and under are free. (509) 995-1100.

“The Three Musketeers” - 2 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S. $10/adults, $8/students, seniors and military.

Monday

Cyrus O’Leary Pies - Engineers Forum of Spokane with Dennis Dipo, president of Cyrus O’Leary Pies, will give a PowerPoint presentation describing the history and operation of this famous company. Beverage or lunch purchase required. Noon, Timber Creek Grill Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery Ave. $10/senior lunch and beverage, $2/beverage only. (509) 244-3467.

DivorceCare Recovery Support Group - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Eastpoint Church, 15303 E. Sprague Ave. $25 for workbook. (509) 533-6800 or (509) 892-5255.

Striders - A community walking and exercise program promoting fitness, fun, friends and health education since 1995. Led by certified instructors, the classes emphasize strength, stretching, and balance. Call Carol at (509) 926-1697 or Judy at (509) 892-1293; 8-9 a.m. Spokane Valley YMCA, 2421 N. Discovery Place. $15 per year and $2 for each exercise class attended.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Monday; 7 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road. (509) 928-9158.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Broadway Court - TOPS members meet every Monday; 9 a.m. Broadway Court Estates, 13505 E. Broadway Ave. 922-3874.

Tuesday

“Cooking With Love” Cooking and Mixology Class: Cocktail Hour - Hosted by Two Cooks with Love Catering. Learn to host your own party and to serve appetizers and signature cocktails. Dishes include caprese kabobs, spicy chicken cakes with horseradish aioli, lox flowers, sweet potato cakes with sour cream and chipotle black bean salsa, assorted crostinis, croquettes, and Bailey’s toasted almond brittle. Enjoy creamsicle and chopin harvest martinis, as well as champagne. Registration required at (509) 891-5980 or twocookswithlovecatering@ gmail.com; 6-8:30 p.m. Two Cooks with Love Catering, 11712 E. Boone Ave. $35/person, $60/group of two or more. (509) 891-5980.

Orthopedic Causes and Treatments - Featuring physicians of Northwest Orthopedic Specialists, P.X. Complimentary dinner will be served. Registration required. Call (509) 473-5672, email Diane Cendana at cendand@empirehealth.org or register online at spokanevalleyhospital.com; 6 p.m. Valley Hospital Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 473-5672.

Wednesday

Lilac City Cribbage Club - Open to anyone interested in playing cribbage; 6:30 p.m. Puerto Vallarta restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave. (310) 621-3897.

“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. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Thursday

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 6 p.m. Orchards Crest Retirement, fourth floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen Road. (509) 922-8820.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m. Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 928-5460.

Friday

“Crimes of the Heart” - 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Advance tickets: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $12/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

Lenten Fish Fry - Hosted by the Knights of Columbus. The meal of baked or fried fish, french fries or baked potato, soup, cole slaw, and garlic bread will be served from 5:30 to 6:54 p.m. every Friday in Lent. The Stations of the Cross will follow at 7 p.m. The church will also be collecting donations of diapers and gently used (or new) baby clothes for the Catholic Charities Childbirth and Parenting Assistance program. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 304 S. Adams Road. Donations accepted at the door. (509) 928-3210.

Stephanie Hatzinikolis - (original and contemporary) 6-9 p.m. Vintage Vines Wine & Beer Shop, 106 N. Evergreen Road. No cover. (509) 227-WINE.

“Her: Art of the Feminine Spirit” - “Her: Art of the Feminine Spirit,” celebrates women, from traditional to whimsical by Felisa Caranza, Debbie Hughbanks, Elsi Stewart, Bev Barnett, Debbie Hanks, Vicky Cavin, Steve Hanks and more, through Feb. 28. Hours are Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fridays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Artist event: Feb. 22, 5 p.m., create a “Healing Heart” with artist Feliza Caranza and all hearts will be collaged into a large work of art and donated to a nonprofit. 409 S. Dishman Mica Road. (509) 747-0812.

Saturday

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

“Crimes of the Heart” - 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Advance tickets: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $12/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

Polar Plunge - An opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support local Special Olympics athletes by collecting pledges and plunging into the frigid water of Liberty Lake. 9 a.m. 3707 S. Zephyr Road, Liberty Lake. Free to the public and $50 fundraising minimum for participants. (509) 299-7117.

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month; noon. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 891-1695.

“The Three Musketeers” - 7 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S. $10/adults, $8/students, seniors and military.

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