Adventures in Spiritual Play – After the 10:30 a.m. service on the next two Sundays participants can experience interesting and inspiring prayer methods followed by a potluck at Veradale United Church of Christ, 611 N. Progress Road. Sunday, explore Praying in Color with art supplies and on July 21 try the Labyrinth as a way of praying with your whole body. (509) 926-7173.
Picnic and Worship in the Park – Wednesday, 6-7 p.m. at Terrace View Park, 13599 E. 24th Ave. Hosted by Advent Lutheran Church. (509) 892-4016.
Ladies Salad Luncheon – July 20 at noon in the courtyard at Advent Lutheran Church, 13009 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 892-4016.
Mythbusters Family VBS – Family vacation Bible school July 21-25 from 6-8 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. For age 3 (potty-trained) through eighth grade. Includes family gathering time, optional parenting classes and family devotions. $10/kid, $30/maximum per family. (509) 924-9750.
Opportunity Christian Church Annual BBQ/Potluck – July 28 after worship, bring a side dish and your own meat and a crew will grill it on the barbecue at the church, 708 N. Pines Road. (509) 926-9273.
Free Neighborhood Barbecue and Oldies Car/Tractor Exhibit – Aug. 1 at Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road. (509) 926-4971.
Hawaiian Sunday at Country Homes Christian Church – Hawaiian attire encouraged Sunday for 10:30 a.m. worship with a barbecue lunch to follow at the church, 8415 N. Wall St. (509) 466-3414.
Entertaining Angels: Peacemaking Through Radical Hospitality – Monday-July 20 at Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America event includes speakers, workshops and more. Conference costs vary, evening worship free. Call (509) 928-7987 or visit www.bpfna.org/gather/summer-conference.
Kingdom Chronicles VBS – July 20-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-noon at Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road. (509) 926-4971.
God’s Backyard Bible Camp-Under the Stars VBS – For kids ages kindergarten through sixth grade July 21-25 from 5:30-8:15 p.m. at North Hill Christian Church, 4620 N. Post St. Each night will begin with a family meal, and adult classes are also offered 6:20-7:20 p.m. at the church. The free event is sponsored by Central Baptist Church, Fowler United Methodist and Messiah Lutheran. Attend the Backyard Bash registration barbecue on July 21 at North Hill Christian Church or call to register, (509) 327-4446.
8 Lakes Leg Aches Bike Ride – Aug. 3, 15-mile, 30-mile, 45-mile or 75-mile ride touring scenic landscapes between Spokane, Medical Lake and Cheney. Enjoy coffee at the starting line at the Group Health office on Sunset Hill and cookies along the routes and end the ride with food, entertainment and ice cream. Co-sponsored by Group Health and Lutheran Community Services Northwest. Proceeds benefit abused/neglected children and their families through the services at Lutheran Community Services Sexual Assault & Family Trauma Response Center (SAFeT). $45/ride only, add $10 for shirt; $65/ride, shirt and socks; $185/ride, shirt and jersey. Call (509) 343-5020, email Christie at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.lcsnw.org/8LakesRide/index.html.
Central Baptist Church – Summer schedule, no Sunday school, worship at 10 a.m. Adult Bible study on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m., Prayer Circle Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the church, 19 W. Shannon Ave. (509) 327-9322.
Adult Basic Judaism Classes – Most Sundays through 2013, 10 a.m.-noon at Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave. Cost, which includes textbook, is $50/Temple members/couples, $150/nonmembers, $50/each additional nonmember family member. (509) 747-3304.
Pensacola Christian College Drama Troupe Presentation – Monday, 7 p.m. at Arden Faith Baptist Church, 673 Arden Hill Road, Colville. (509) 684-3983.
Feed Medical Lake Free Meal – Every second and fourth Mondays through August, 5-6 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 223 S. Hallett St., Medical Lake. (509) 714-1150.
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