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Thu., Jan. 17, 2013


‘Choose to Lose’ - Improvised game show where two contestants choose games for Blue Door players to compete in with the ultimate goal of losing in order to win prizes. All ages welcome. 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors, military and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.


Read With Me Storytime and Craft - Listen to stories and make a craft. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

‘Annie Pooh, Princess Pup’ - Join author Steven Farkas for this story about a lost Lhasa Apso puppy, found and taken care of by a poor boy who is ultimately rewarded for the kindness he has shown. Treats and crafts will follow. 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

KPBX Kids’ Concert ‘Teen Mozart’ - This one-hour concert takes a look at prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart who composed more than 600 works during his lifetime. The special performance, featuring talented young musicians, compares Mozart’s early years to those of current-day teens. The performance will be entertaining and informative for children and adults. Performers include DG Kim, pianist and principal cellist for the Spokane Youth Symphony; Daniel White, pianist and violinist; and Gabe Soileau double-bassist. 1 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 328-5729.


MLK Commemorative Celebration - Justice+Equality=Achievement, guest speakers are Freda Gandy and Ivan Bush. 4-6 p.m. Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, 806 W. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 455-8722.


Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March - Annual event celebrating civil rights. 10 a.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Free.


It’s My Birthday - Listen to stories and decorate your own cupcake. 10:30 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.


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