SPOKANE VALLEY – The city of Spokane Valley is now accepting nominations for its 10-year anniversary Community Recognition Program. As part of the city’s anniversary celebrations, Mayor Tom Towey and the City Council will honor one person, business or community organization every month. Those selected will be awarded a key to the city.
Residents are asked to submit nominations to the city online at www.spokanevalley10.com. Nomination forms are also at the Spokane Valley Library, the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum, city offices, Spokane Valley Fire Department stations and the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce. The deadline for January nominations is Monday; after that nominations will be accepted all year long. Call (509) 720-5102 for more information.
Playhouse to perform ‘Spring Awakening’
SPOKANE VALLEY – Lake City Playhouse will present “Spring Awakening,” Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave.
The musical by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater is a modern adaptation of an 1891 expressionist play by Frank Wedekind about the trials and triumphs of the teen years. It contains explicit language and adult themes and may not be suitable for all audiences.
Tickets are $10.
For more information, call Lake City Playhouse at (208) 667-1323.
Theater planning ‘Musketeers’ auditions
SPOKANE VALLEY – Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, will hold auditions for the play, “The Three Musketeers,” Sunday and Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Anyone auditioning should prepare a one-minute monologue or acoustic solo. Monologues do not have to be memorized. For children auditioning for the first time, there will be an audition class today at 10 a.m. The classes are designed to show children what to expect from an audition and help them understand how an audition works.
The play will be presented Feb. 15- 17 and Feb. 22-24.
For more information, call (509) 995-6718 or visit www.theaterartsforchildren.org.>
SCRAPS to offer volunteer orientation
SPOKANE COUNTY – The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service and the SCRAPS Hope Foundation will hold a volunteer orientation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. next Saturday at the shelter, located at 2521 N. Flora Road. The orientation will present information on programs and volunteer opportunities for anyone who is at least 16 years old.
Contact volunteer coordinator Francine Moniz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (509) 477-2769 for more information.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.