February 23, 2013 in Washington Voices

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Today

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” - A moving tale of three sisters escaping their troubled pasts and embracing their futures. 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.

Family Fun Night - The fundraiser for the Fairfield youth group features free games and 50 cent tickets for a bounce castle, cotton candy and popcorn; 6:30 p.m. Fairfield Community Center, 304 E. Main St.

“Her: Art of the Feminine Spirit” - Celebrates women – from traditional to whimsical – with 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. 409 S. Dishman Mica Road. (509) 747-0812.

Kozmik Dreamzz - (classic rock) 8:45 p.m. Bolo’s Bar and Grill, 116 S. Best Road. (509) 891-8995.

Polar Plunge - An opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support local Special Olympics athletes by collecting pledges and plunging into 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. No poetry, nonfiction, memoirs, etc., please. 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” - 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. 4 and 7 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S. $10/adults, $8/students, seniors and military.

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.

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

Monday

Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 228-5400.

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. Miles walked individually are recorded and awards are presented at five awards meetings each year that feature health-related speakers. 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.

“The Deadliest Plane Crash” - Engineers Forum of Spokane with member Dave Henry will introduce this “NOVA” DVD about the devastating 1977 collision of two Boeing 747s on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands that left 583 people dead. Beverage or lunch purchase required; 12:15 p.m. Timber Creek Grill Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery Ave. $10/senior lunch and beverage, $2/beverage only. (509) 244-3467.

Tuesday

East Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6 p.m. District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-1830.

Spokane Valley City Council winter retreat - Tentative agenda items include manufactured homes zoning, a city hall, business route signage, outside agency and lodging tax funding, and Appleway beautification. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.

Wednesday

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

Spokane Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group - 6-8 p.m. Valley Hospital Health Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. (509) 482-2022.

West Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 7 p.m. District Conference Center, 8818 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-2150.

Thursday

Get Connected to a Healthy Community - Learn about what’s available in the community for all ages, abilities and socioeconomic statuses from 40 vendors and agencies. Features winter and spring activities, with door prizes and demonstrations happening throughout the afternoon. 3-6 p.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Free and open to the public. (509) 720-5408.

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

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

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

Friday

Lenten Fish Fry - Hosted by the Knights of Columbus. The meal of baked or fried fish, french fries or baked potato, soup, coleslaw and garlic bread will be served from 5:30 to 6:54 p.m. every Friday during 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.

March for Meals - Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels is holding a walk to raise awareness and money to help feed seniors in our area. Individuals and groups can sign up to walk laps around Valley Mall. This will be a day filled with friends, fun and prizes; 7:30-9:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Mall, 14740 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 924-6976.

Spokane’s 35th Annual Home & Yard Show - Through March 3. Noon-9 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $7/good all weekend; children age 12 and younger free. (509) 924-0588.

Saturday

Beginning Gardening Class Series - Presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Classes include: March 2, Soil and Basic Gardening Practices; March 9, Growing the Right Vegetables; March 16, Berries and Small Fruits; and March 23, Growing Easy Flowers. All classes Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Registration is recommended. For more information call (509) 477-2195 or email akestell@spokanecounty.org; 9 a.m.-noon. WSU, Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/class, $40/series of four classes. (509) 477-2195.

Family Room Tour - Jim Gill, an award-winning musician and author, presents a free show. He strums energetic rhythms on his banjo while everyone claps, sings, dances and even sneezes along to the silly musical gameshe creates; 11 a.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Free. (509) 893-8200.

Father-Daughter Dance - This year the theme is “Evening in Paris.” Semi-formal attire is recommended. Tickets include refreshments, stem roses and favors for the girls. Sponsored by Liberty Lake Kiwanis; 7 p.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $20; $25/after Feb. 25. (509) 979-6652.

Grow Your Own Food Class Series - Presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Classes include: March 2, Raised Beds; March 9, Growing Tomatoes; March 6, Growing and Preserving Herbs; and March 23, Vegetables for the Inland Northwest. All classes Saturdays from 12:30-3 p.m. Registration is recommended. For more information call (509) 477-2195 or email akestell@spokanecounty.org; 12:30-3 p.m. WSU, Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/class, $40/series. (509) 477-2195.

Spokane’s 35th Annual Home & Yard Show - Through March 3. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $7/good all weekend; children age 12 and younger free. (509) 924-0588.

Worldwide Missions Auction - Valley Fourth Memorial Church’s annual Rock Around the Clock auction with live and silent auction items; 5-9 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road. Free admission and ice cream social. (509) 924-4525.

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