June 22, 2013 in Washington Voices

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Today

2013 Relay for Life Spokane Valley - Get a team together and join us to raise money to stomp out cancer; 2 p.m. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave. (253) 326-6425.

Author Barbara Filo - A story that intertwines three Hungarian families from the waning days of the great Austro-Hungarian Empire to the end of World War II. Reading and book signing, 1 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.

Author Blake McKinley Jr. - Book signing of “Happy Tooth and Sad Tooth.” When the teeth go to the dentist they learn the importance of brushing your teeth, flossing and eating healthy food; 1-4 p.m. Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-0667.

Baskets for Babies Parking Lot Sale and Silent Auction - Second annual benefit event to assist new moms; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 9410 E. Sprague Ave. Free admission; $10 for vendors. (509) 214-2634.

Explore the Sky with Klutz - Explore the Sky with Klutz at a hands-on learning event for ages 7 and older. Learn fun facts while exploring creativity by designing and coloring galactic stickers. Space is limited; 1 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.

His & Hers Dating Discussion - Presented by The Generation X Singles for ages 30-55. RSVP is required by signing up on www.meetup.com/Gen-X-Singles; 2 p.m. Sullivan Park, 1901 N. Sullivan Road.

Inland Northwest Honor Flight Fundraiser and Car Show - Family event starts at 10 a.m. with World War II memorabilia, special guests, free photos with Batman and live music beginning at 1 p.m. All donations will benefit our WWII veterans and 25 percent of all food sales will be donated to Honor Flight. Help our WWII veterans go to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials built in honor of their service and sacrifices; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hooters, 16208 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 926-2294.

Inland Northwest Walk for Childhood Apraxia of Speech - Benefits the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America. The goal is to raise money for apraxia, build CAS awareness in the Inland Northwest, educate parents and bring families together for a fun-filled day. All proceeds will benefit apraxia research and programs; 9 a.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Donation. (509) 981-8598.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.

Phonics Fun with LeapFrog Letter Factory - Have fun with phonics at a hands-on learning event with the LeapFrog Letter Factory. Children ages 3 to 6 are invited to create words and sing alphabet songs. Space is limited; 11:30 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.

Pooch Camp Circuit Training Class - This class will introduce you and your pooch to cardio, strength, flexibility, balance, and relaxation exercises. All of the benefits will go to SCRAPS Animal Medical Fund. To register, call Designer Fitness NW at (509) 230-1100; 10:30-11:30 a.m. 6815 E. Trent Ave. $15.

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month; noon. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 891-1695.

Stories in Stone: Travels through Urban Geology in Washington State - Geologist David B. Williams uses local buildings and structures and the stone they’re made from to spark a discussion on how geology connects to our communities; noon. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.

“The Marriage of Bette and Boo” - A satire of marriage and family that follows Bette and Boo through the decades, revealing the truth of “for better or worse.” Written by Christopher Durang. 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. In advance: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $15/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

Wellness & Beauty Expo - Mini spa treatments for $3-$5, free wellness checks, free samples and demonstrations. Hours are Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $7/general, $3.50/students, free/military and children 11 and younger. Bring two nonperishable food items for Second Harvest Food Bank and pay $5.

Sunday

Cancer Benefit Concert - Raising funds to assist musician Glenn Symmonds with his cancer treatment. Live music featuring Eddie Money and Peter Rivera with shows inside at 6 and 9 p.m., tickets $25. Outside show at 1 p.m. with Sammy Eubanks, The Nerve and Skiveez at 1 p.m., tickets $10. Roadhouse, 20 N. Raymond Road. (509) 413-1894.

Sunday Concerts on the Cliff - Weekly 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. Food available for purchase. This week: Miss Abbey’s Red Hot Orchestra; Reservations taken 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. parking lot, 2302 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.

“The Marriage of Bette and Boo” - 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. In advance: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $15/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

Wellness & Beauty Expo - Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $7/general, $3.50/students, free/military and children 11 and younger. Bring two nonperishable food items for Second Harvest Food Bank and pay $5.

Monday

Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo (509) 228-5400.

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.

Scratch Lab - Got an itch to be a game programmer or computer animator? Make simple animation, interactive stories, and games using Scratch, a free visual programming language from M.I.T. If you want to save your work, bring a flash drive or your email to create an account. Grades 4-6. Space is limited, so please call or stop by the Spokane Valley Library to register. Three sessions offered: Monday, July 29 and Aug. 26, each at 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Monday; 7 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road. (509) 928-9158.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Broadway Court - TOPS members meet every Monday; 9 a.m. Broadway Court Estates, 13505 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 922-3874.

Tuesday

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from each Tuesday/Wednesday at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. This week: “Alvin and the Chipmunks 3” (G) and “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” (PG). Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. $1. (509) 922-2590.

East Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6 p.m. District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-1830.

Make it at the Library - Build, craft and create each month this summer; 2 p.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Veradale Farmers Market - 2-6 p.m. Spokane Valley Eagles parking lot, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. Veradale (509) 990-3683.

ZANIAC! Alex Zerbe - Alex Zerbe’s comedy show is a dynamic array of amazing stunts, physical comedy and audience participation. Vegetables are sliced in half by playing cards, a member of the audience is turned into a miniature version of the solar system, and parents are guaranteed to laugh as hard as their kids. Come to the library to see why this two-time Guinness World Record holder was voted Seattle’s Funniest Prop Comic. Sponsored by Spokane Teachers Credit Union; 10 a.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.

ZANIAC! Alex Zerbe - Spokane Valley - 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Wednesday

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from each Tuesday/Wednesday at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. This week: “Alvin and the Chipmunks 3” (G) and “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” (PG). Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Lilac City Cribbage Club - Play cribbage every Wednesday evening at the Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., 6:15-9 p.m. Traditional two handed play. For more info: (509) 477-9090 or email bill@playcribbage.com. Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave.

Make it at the Library - Otis Orchards - 2 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Make it at the Library - Spokane Valley - 3 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Millwood Farmers Market - Come support local growers and artisans, sample food, and listen to live music. 3-7 p.m., Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.

Spokane Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group - 6-8 p.m. Valley Hospital Health Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. (509) 482-2022.

West Valley School District - The board of directors meets; noon. District Conference Center, 8818 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-2150.

Thursday

Basic Landscape Design - Learn the basics of how to proceed with your current landscape design by taking into consideration current conditions as well as how to use your land. Presented by Kurt Madison, Spokane County Master Gardener; 6:30 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

“Man’s Best Friend” - “Man’s Best Friend,” celebrates man’s love of the dog with artworks by featured artists Linda Besse, Debbie Hughbanks, Darrell Sullens, John Weiss and other, during June, with reception 5-7 p.m. Thursday. 409 S. Dishman Mica. Free to the public. (509) 747-0812.

Northwest Power Woman Networking - Women professionals from Spokane and North Idaho who meet monthly for a networking event. Men are always welcome to join us. Our theme for June is Cowgirl Up! with line dance lessons from the Swinging Boots, live music by Bakin’ Phat and special guest National Association of Women Business Owners; 5 p.m. Roadhouse, 20 N. Raymond Road. Free. (509) 928-9664.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 6 p.m. Orchard Crest Retirement, fourth floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen Road. (509) 922-8820.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m. Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 928-5460.

Thursday Concerts on the Patio - Immerse yourself in the sounds of talented local musicians, the visuals of regional artists and the award-winning 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. Food 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. Thursday: 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.

ZANIAC! Alex Zerbe - Fairfield - 10 a.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

ZANIAC! Alex Zerbe - Otis Orchards - 2 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Friday

Make it at the Library - Argonne - 2 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8205.

“The Marriage of Bette and Boo” - 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. In advance: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $15/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.

Saturday

Generation X Singles Barbecue - For ages 30-55. RSVP is required by signing up on www.meetup.com/Gen-X-Singles. Bring your own meat to grill and a dish to share; 2 p.m. Sullivan Park, 1901 N. Sullivan Road. Free.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.

“The Marriage of Bette and Boo” - 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. In advance: $18/adults, $16/seniors and military, $15/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.


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