February 28, 2013 in Washington Voices

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Carrousel ready to reopen

 The Looff Carrousel in Riverfront Park reopens Friday. It has been closed for its annual maintenance and restoration break, but the horses are now ready to take children and adults for a ride. The Carrousel will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through March 24, after which hours will be extended. Tokens are $2 or pick up eight tokens for $10.

Today

Engineer’s Week - We’re celebrating engineering at the library. Join us for some paper engineering – we’ll learn how to create some pretty awesome paper airplanes. Appropriate for school-age children. East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St., 4 p.m. Free. (509) 444-5331.

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

Ongoing

Mobius Kids Classes - Mobius Kids will offer a variety of classes for children 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 until Sunday. Open Thursday, 7-8:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 7-10 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $4.50/adults; $3.50/children, senior, military; $3.50/skate rental. (509) 625-6601.

“The Little Mermaid Jr.” - Presented by Children’s Youth Theatre Spokane. Adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production.Shows Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $14/general, $11/age 12 and younger and seniors; $12/general online. (509) 487-6540.

Friday

GLAMagain Consignment Clothing Event - Offering women’s apparel, accessories, jewelry and shoes. Consignors register prior to the sale and use a simple online tagging system to price and tag items. Consignors earn 60 percent of the sale price and can choose to donate unsold items at the end of the sale to the Spokane YWCA and Catholic Charities of Spokane. Consignors can register at GlamAgain.com. 3-8 p.m. for VIPs. Luxe Ballroom, 1017 W. First Ave. $8/includes cocktail and pastry or hors d’oeuvres. (509) 218-6519. Continues Saturday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-noon for VIPS and noon-3 p.m. for the public.

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 6:45 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, Spokane Valley. Donations accepted at the door. (509) 928-3210.

Walk for Meals on Wheels - Raise funds for Greater Spokane Meals on Wheels. Either make a donation or ask people to sponsor you. All donations should be sent to Greater Spokane Meals on Wheels at P.O. Box 14278, Spokane Valley WA 99214. There will be trophies for Most Laps Walked, Most Walkers, and Most Enthusiastic. There will also be discounts and freebies from the mall merchants. 7:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Mall, main level, 14740 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 327-1584.

Saturday

Live Reptile and Animal Day - Local reptile experts Rasmussen Reptiles will answer questions and educate guests about the importance of these unique animals. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mobius Science Center, 811 W. Main Ave. $10/adults, $7/age 4-18, free/age 3 and younger. (509) 443-5669.

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


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