March 7, 2013 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

“War Horse” - Part of Best of Broadway series. Musical about the extraordinary journey of a young man’s beloved horse during World War I. Shows at 2 and 7:30 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $37.50-$97.50. (800) 325-SEAT.

Ongoing

“Sindee Lou Ella, a Cinderella Story” - Friday-March 24. A play by Ken Boles. Directed by Cathy McKinney. “Sindee Lou Ella” is a comedy that spans an evening with a rootin’ tootin’ fairy godmother who helps Sindee Lou Ella go to the big shindig. By chance, she meets her true love, while evading stepsisters, outlaws and the clutches of her evil stepmother. A Cinderella story with a Western twist all its own. Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m., March 16 and March 23 at 1 and 4 p.m. (signed for the deaf on March 23) and Sundays at 1 p.m. Spokane Children’s Theatre, 2727 N. Madelia Ave. $10. (509) 328-4886.

Friday

Custer’s Spring Arts and Crafts Show - 36th annual event. More than 300 artists and crafters. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $7, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Chiefs vs. Everett Silvertips. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $10-$20. (509) 535-PUCK (7825).

Lenten Fish Fry - Hosted by the Knights of Columbus. The meal of baked or fried fish, french fries or baked potato, soup, coleslaw, and garlic bread will be served from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. every Friday in Lent. The Stations of the Cross will follow at 7 p.m. The church will also be collecting donations of diapers and gently used or new baby clothes for the Catholic Charities Childbirth and Parenting Assistance program. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 304 S. Adams Road, Spokane Valley. Donations accepted at the door. (509) 928-3210.

Walk for Meals on Wheels - Walk and raise funds for Greater Spokane Meals on Wheels. Either make a donation or ask people to sponsor you. All donations should be sent to Greater Spokane Meals on Wheels at P.O. Box 14278, Spokane Valley, WA 99214, as no money will be collected on site. There will be trophies for Most Laps Walked, Most Walkers and Most Enthusiastic. There will also be discounts and freebies from the mall merchants. 10 a.m. River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 327-1584.

Spokane-Nishinomiya Sister City Society Annual Meeting - Enjoy dinner, entertainment and more. Reservations are required. 6-9 p.m. Mukogawa Commons, Japanese Cultural Center, Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute $20/adults, $10/students. (509) 953-5029.

The Magic in Hope - The Spokane Magic Club is hosting a magic show to benefit Spokane HOPE School (Hearing Oral Program of Excellence), a nonprofit preschool program for children with hearing aids and cochlear implants to learn to listen and talk for mainstream success. This is the only listening and spoken language program in Eastern Washington and North Idaho. 6:30 p.m. WSU/EWU Riverpoint Campus, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. $10/adults, $5/ages 3-12. (509) 863-7097.

“War Horse” - Shows at 8 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $37.50-$97.50. (800) 325-SEAT.

Saturday

Custer’s Spring Arts and Crafts Show - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Chiefs vs. Kootenay Ice. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $10-$20. (509) 535-PUCK (7825).

River City Modelers Open Houses - River City Modelers Club will have their 45- by 48-foot double-deck layout open to the public for viewing. Saturday, 4-8 p.m. River City Modelers, 1130 E. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 534-3462.

Inland Northwest RC Swap Meet - Anyone interested in radio control model aircraft should come to this swap meet. Sell your extra stuff or browse the tables for fantastic bargains on completed models, kits, parts, modeling paraphernalia, and tools. Snacks and beverages sold on site. All proceeds from booth rental, admission tickets and food sales benefit the New Hope Resource Center. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Covenant United Methodist Church, 15515 N. Gleneden Drive. $3/admission, $10/booth rental. (509) 979-8786.

Evergreen Railroad Modelers - HO layout with bridges, tunnels, a large city, seaport, large rail yard, mountains, small town, many industries and a computer system that allows the operator to run trains with realistic sounds for steam and diesels. 5-9 p.m. Greenacres Shopping Center, 18213 E. Appleway Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 939-5845.

“War Horse” - 2 and 8 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $37.50-$97.50. (800) 325-SEAT.

Sunday

Custer’s Spring Arts and Crafts Show - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

River City Modelers Open Houses - Noon-4 p.m. River City Modelers, 1130 E. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 534-3462.

Spokane Train Show - Seven operating model train layouts in various scales, railroad art, artifacts, photos, model trains. Buy, sell or swap anything railroad related, all scales. Sponsored by the River City Modelers and Inland Northwest Rail Museum. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Ag Building C and D, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $6/general, $3/ages 11-16, free/age 10 and younger; free parking. (509) 991-2317.

72nd Annual Kosher Dinner - Before dinner, guests enjoy entertainment in the Temple Beth Shalom sanctuary. Authentic kosher beef brisket dinner including appetizers, traditional Jewish side dishes and desserts. Take-out is available. After dinner, guests have the opportunity to visit the TBS Del-Bar where they can purchase homemade baked goods. The gift shop will also be open to find unique items, hand-made jewelry, books, ceramic decor, traditional Judaica and gifts. Tickets are available at: Huppin’s Hi-Fi Photo and Video, 421 W. Main Ave.; New Moon Family Wellness Center, 906 S. Cowley St.; Manito Ship & Copy, 3030 S. Grand Blvd.; Pawn 1 North, 8014 N. Division St.; Pawn 1 Post Falls, 2427 E. Seltice Way; Pawn 1 Valley, 11812 E. Sprague Ave.; Rosauers, 2610 E. 29th Ave.; Super 1 Foods, 830 E. 29th Ave.; and online at www.spokanetbs.org. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave. General: $14/advance, $16/door, ages 11 and younger; $7/advance, $9/door. (509) 747-3304.

Tuesday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Chiefs vs. Prince George Cougars. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $10-$20. (509) 535-PUCK (7825).

Wednesday

“The Fighting Sullivans” - Five close-knit brothers grow up in Iowa during the Great Depression and join the Navy to avenge the death of a friend who died at Pearl Harbor. The strong bond between the young men leads them to serve together, all on the same ill-fated ship. Based on a true story. The 1944 movie continues the library’s film series “Hollywood Goes to War.” 5:30 p.m. Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5336.

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