Author C.K. Crigger - She discusses “Three Seconds to Thunder,” her latest Western story about a career woman of 1890; 1-3 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.
Festivale Italiano - Brought to you by the American Italian Club of Spokane and the Liberty Lake Farmers Market. Cooking demonstrations, musical styling of Adriano Ferraro and Italian pastry; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Liberty Lake Farmers Market, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane.
Free Movies in Liberty Lake - Movies shown at dusk at Pavillion Park, unless otherwise noted. July 20, “Tangled,” (PG). July 26, “Hugo,” (PG). Held at Half Moon Park, Holl Boulevard at Indiana Avenue. Aug. 3, “Mamma Mia!” (PG-13). Aug. 9, “Star Trek,” (PG-13). Held at Half Moon Park. Aug. 10, “The Goonies,” (PG). Held at Rocky Hill Park, Mission Avenue at Winrock Street. Aug. 16, “Bolt,” (PG). Aug. 23, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” (PG-13). Aug. 24, “The Wizard of Oz,” (PG). Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.
Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.
Pioneer Day - Hosted by Spokane’s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to honor the Church’s history; 8:45 a.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 13608 E. 40th Court (Highway 27 at E. Belleterre Ave.). Free. (509) 893-2587.
Spokane Interstate Fair Job Fair - The Fair runs Sept. 6-15. Bring two pieces of government issued ID; 8:30-10:30 a.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Bay 3, 404 N. Havana St. (509) 477-5750.
Women’s Self Defense Class - Learn practical and applicable defense methods that you could confidently use in an emergency; 1-2 p.m. Warrior Camp, 5027 E. Trent Ave. $10/class. (754) 444-CAGE.
Spokane Valley Heritage Museum - Explore the rich historical events that were significant to the development and growth of the Spokane Valley; 1 p.m. Spokane Valley Heritage Museum, 12114 E Sprague Ave. $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/kids 7-17. (509) 922-4570.
Sunday Concerts on the Cliff - All outdoor concerts begin at 5:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. start time in September). All seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors with delectable food choices available for purchase. July 21: Big Mumbo Blues Band (blues); July 28: Sammy Eubanks (country rock). Reservations taken in advance for table seating. No outside alcohol allowed; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed. Age 21 and older. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. General: $5/concert, $40/10 concerts; additional $50/table for 8 or $60/table for 10. (509) 927-9463.
Sunday Street Market – Open-air market with vendors from artist to commercial, held Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. parking lot, 2302 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.
Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 228-5400.
Worm Composting - Spokane Valley - Worm composting provides a convenient method for converting kitchen vegetable wastes into a rich organic fertilizer for house and garden plants. Presented by Sandy Harris, Master Composter; 6:30 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.
$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from each Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. July 23-24, “Journey to the Center of Earth 2: The Mysterious Island” (PG) and “Yogi Bear” (PG); July 30-31, “Happy Feet 2” (PG) and “Racing Stripes” (PG); Aug. 6-7, “African Cats” (G) and “Chimpanzee” (G). Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. $1. (509) 922-2590.
Digging Up Murder – Argonne - Archaeologists, anthropologists, geologists and forensic scientists dig into the mysteries surrounding sudden and violent deaths. Collect some new mystery authors to try and bring your favorites to share. 2 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.
Mobius Science Center Fun – Argonne - Join us for a fast-paced, high-octane romp through the fascinating world of molecular interactions. Science is all around us, and through a series of exciting demonstrations we will explore various principles of chemistry and the physical sciences; 10 a.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.
Mobius Science Center Fun - Spokane Valley - 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.
Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include a proposed sign code ordinance, a report on the geology of Mirabeau Park and a report on lighting code revisions; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague (509) 921-1000.
Veradale Farmers Market - 2-6 p.m. Spokane Valley Eagles parking lot, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 990-3683.
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