Author Samantha Means - Signing of “A Winter Storm.” 1-3 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.
Farm Chicks Antique Show - Antiques, vintage objects, handmade goods and many vendors. Today, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $8/day; free parking. (509) 954-1692.
Iris Show Color Carnival - American Iris Society sanctioned and judged show of iris of all classes and artistic arrangements sponsored by the Town and Country Iris Society with members from Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, Spokane Valley, Chewelah, Newport and Davenport. During mall hours. Spokane Valley Mall, Center Court, 14740 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 671-1540.
Kibble4Kritters Donation Drive - The food bank at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is running low. Volunteers will take donations of food, treats and cat litter; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Jacob’s Upholstery, 16023 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 477-2532.
Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.
Rockford Communitywide Yard Sale - Third annual event sponsored by Rockford Community Center. Maps indicating each yard sale will be at each location and local businesses. There will also be sales in the Rockford Park on state Highway 278 off state Highway 27. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Spokane Wood Carvers 12th Annual Rendezvous - Fun, food, carving and friendship. Instructors will offer classes at very minimal cost for wood. Open to all carvers from beginners to experts and to those interested in becoming carvers. A barbecue will be today at 5:30 p.m. Tools and sharpening will also be available. KOA Campground, 3025 N. Barker Road. Free. (509) 467-3342.
West Valley Community Days - There will be carnival games, food, vendors, information booths and a bike raffle in Millwood Park at Frederick Avenue and Stout Road. A parade will start at Trent Avenue and Boeing Road at 11 a.m. and head north on Boeing, west on Grace Avenue and north on Stout to the park. Proceeds benefit West Valley SCOPE and local nonprofits; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Millwood Park. (509) 477-0629.
Farm Chicks Antique Show - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. No early admission. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $8/day; free parking. (509) 954-1692.
Goodtymes Comedy - Free comedy, every Sunday, 9 p.m. Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 928-1070.
Pickleball Clinic - 3-4 p.m.: Beginners Clinic; 4-6 p.m.: Open pickleball. This clinic is for those who are new to the game and wish to learn more about the skills and strategies of pickleball. Bring a note pad. HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. $5/clinic; $2/open pickleball. (509) 590-5424.
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. Lineup through June includes: Sunday: The Cronkites (classic rock); June 9: Bakin’ Phat (blues); June 16: The Garrett Bartley Band (country); June 23: Miss Abbey’s Red Hot Orchestra; June 30: 8 Second Ride (country). Reservations taken in advance for table seating. No outside alcohol allowed through the gate; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. General: $5/concert, $40/10 ; 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, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 2302 N. Argonne Road (next to McDonald’s), Millwood Free admission. (509) 217-4381.
DivorceCare Recovery Support Group - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Eastpoint Church, 15303 E. Sprague Ave. $25 for workbook. (509) 533-6800 or (509) 892-5255.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network - The Inland Northwest Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will have their monthly meeting; 6:30 p.m. Liberty Lake Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. (509) 232-2510.
Spokane Valley Quilters Guild - Group meets on even-numbered months with a potluck before the meeting; 6:30 p.m. Spokane Valley Assembly of God Church, 15618 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 924-6320.
Veradale Farmers Market - 2 to 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Eagles parking lot, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 990-3683.
Millwood Farmers Market - 3-7 p.m., Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.
Thursday Concerts on the Patio - Immerse yourself in the sounds of talented local musicians, the visuals of regional artists and the flavors of Arbor Crest wines. Every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and in September from 4:30-6:30 p.m. All seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors with food choices available for purchase. No outside alcohol allowed through the gate; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Lineup through June includes: Thursday, Stephanie Hatzinikolis (vocals/piano) with jewelry by Summer Melaas; June 13, The Maxie Mills Trio (rock/blues) with graphic arts by Melinda Melvin; June 20, Craig Catlett Trio (jazz) with furniture by Jim Blythe; June 27, Karrie O’Neill (acoustic folk/pop) with wood boxes by Don Barron. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, Tasting Room patio, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. Free; table seats guaranteed for four people at $20 or eight people for $40. (509) 927-9463.
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group - Meets the first Friday of the month, 2-3:30 p.m., Valley Hospital and Medical Center, Educational Building, 12606 E. Mission Ave. Call (509) 924-4388 or visit www.alz.org/inlandnorthwest for more information.
Meet Your Local Dairy Producer - Deer Park dairy farmer Stephanie Littrell will meet shoppers and answer questions as part of the annual “Meet Your Local Producer” program during June is Dairy Month. There are 18 dairies in Spokane and Stevens counties; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Yokes Fresh Market, 9329 E. Montgomery Ave. (425) 672-0687.
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