March 8, 2013 in Features

Things to do

 

Apricot Kuchen mini Bundt cakes at the Kosher Dinner.
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Spokane Jewish Cultural Film Festival 2032 - Thursday and March 16-17. Tickets and a schedule are available on the Spokane Area Jewish Family Services website, http://sajfs.org/ our-programs/spokane- jewish-cultural-film-festival/ or at the Magic Lantern Theatre before each show. Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave. $10/general, $7/students and seniors; March 16 evening reception and film: $25/general, $10/$7 film only. (509) 747-7394.

How Spring Cleaning Can Make You Money - Spring is a time when people consider clearing their homes of unwanted clutter. In this workshop, we will uncover six financial benefits of spring cleaning and have fun doing it. 1 p.m. Monday, Corbin Senior Center, Upper North, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Donations appreciated. (509) 327-1584.

Custer’s Spring Arts and Crafts Show – Today-Sunday. 36th annual event. More than 300 artists and crafters. Today, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, 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.

NIBCA Home and Garden Show – Today-Sunday. Annual showcase event by the North Idaho Building Contractors Association. Hours are noon-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-5518.

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., Sunday, 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.

River City Modelers Open House – Saturday-Sunday. River City Modelers Club will have their 45 foot-by-48-foot double-decker layout open to the public for viewing. The River City Western Model Train layout has most of the track in; scenery work is progressing and more buildings are appearing on the layout. Saturday, 4-8 p.m. and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. River City Modelers, 1130 E. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 534-3462.

Evergreen Railroad Modelers - We have 18 bridges, a dozen tunnels, large city, seaport, large rail yard, three different main lines, mountains, small town, many industries with a computer system that allows the operator to run trains with realistic sounds for steam and diesels in real life situations. Saturday, 5-9 p.m., Greenacres Shopping Center, 18213 E. Appleway Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 939-5845.

Baby Fair 2013 - Resources, seminars, shopping, free samples, contests, prizes and more designed for expectant parents, families with infants and/or toddlers, grandparents, caregivers and anyone involved with raising a child. Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $5/general, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 242-2500.

Comedian Johnny Sanchez - As seen on “MADtv.” Performance by 12-piece rhythm and blues band The Rhythm Commission follows. 8 p.m. today, Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $55. (509) 722-3451.

72nd Annual Kosher Dinner - Authentic kosher beef brisket dinner including mouth-watering appetizers, traditional Jewish side dishes and desserts. Nonstop entertainment, baked goods and gift shop. Tickets are available online at spokanetbs.org or at the following locations: Huppin’s Hi-Fi Photo and Video, 421 W. Main Ave.; New Moon Family Wellness Center, 906 S. Cowley St.; Manito Ship and 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. Online at www.spokanetbs.org. Sunday, 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.


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