March 30, 2013 in Washington Voices

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Today

Broadway Court Easter egg hunt - Broadway Court Estates will host an Easter egg hunt at 2:30 p.m. with a visit from the Easter Bunny at 2:45 p.m. There will be a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting and balloon animals from 3 to 4 p.m. 13505 E. Broadway Ave. Free. (509) 921-0249.

Community Easter Egg Hunt - Free family event with egg hunt for children up to fifth grade, carnival games, prizes, a petting zoo, concessions and more; noon. Valley Real Life Ministries, 1831 S. Barker Road. Free. (509) 232-0840.

Community Easter Egg Hunt - All kids are welcome. Comfort Inn & Suites at Pheasant Hill, 12415 E. Mission Ave. Egg hunt will be in front of the hotel; 9:30 a.m. Free. (509) 926-7432.

Easter Bunny photos - Appleway Florist and Greenhouse will host the Easter bunny for photos. Photo prices range from $5 to $7.50 depending on size. People can also bring their own camera and use the store’s bunny display as a backdrop; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 11006 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-5050.

Easter Egg Hunt and Family Activities - Hosted by ONE*, a Spokane Valley church. For all ages. Egg hunt and children’s activities, including jump castles, cotton candy, face painting, petting zoo, and photos with the Easter bunny; 10 a.m. ONE*, 15601 E. 24th Ave. Free. (509) 926-3254.

Monday

Engineers Forum of Spokane – The group hosts Spokane City Council candidate Kelly Cruz as she speaks about where she stands on issues. Beverage or lunch purchase required; 12:15 p.m. Timber Creek Grill Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery Ave. $10/senior lunch and beverage, $2/beverage only. (509) 244-3467.

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.

Soft Shoe Aerobics - Class combines moves from ballet, salsa, tap and belly dance. Moves are performed standing or using a chair assist. April 1-June 21; Mondays and Fridays, noon-1 p.m. Register at www.iel.spokane.edu/ACT2; noon-1 p.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Room 205. $42. (509) 279-6027.

Striders - A community walking and exercise program promoting fitness, fun, friends and health education since 1995. Call Carol at (509) 926-1697 or Judy at (509) 892-1293; 8-9 a.m. Spokane Valley YMCA, 2421 N. Discovery Place. $15 per year and $2 for each exercise class attended.

Tuesday

A Rummy Affair - A Caribbean-themed, hands-on class hosted by Two Cooks with Love Catering. Learn how to make macaroni pie, pigeon peas and rice, curried shrimp, and Barbados bajan stew. There will also be rum cocktails. Please register, class size is limited. 6-8:30 p.m. 11712 E. Boone Ave. $35/person; $30/person with a group. (509) 891-5980.

Spokane Valley City Council study session - Tentative agenda items include discussion on school zone beacons, property crimes and potential road projects in 2014-2019; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.

Wednesday

A Rummy Affair - Hosted by Two Cooks with Love Catering.6-8:30 p.m. 11712 E. Boone Ave. $35/person; $30/person with a group. (509) 891-5980.

Northwest Heritage Alliance Forum Speaker Series - Accessing History Electronically: How to use today’s technology in your personal history search. Speaker: Larry Cebula, EWU history professor. Presented by the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum and hosted by the Spokane Valley Library, the series brings you a variety of topics on the history and culture of the Spokane Valley. Food and beverage are allowed in the venue; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 922-4570.

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.

Thursday

The Introverted Coach - During this two-hour workshop, we will explore the guiding principles of personal and corporate coaching and discover ways that introverts can become effective coaches. Come and share an evening with us as we enjoy wine and appetizers; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Twisp Cafe, 23505 E. Appleway, Liberty Lake. $45. (509) 474-9146.

Friday

Town and Country Iris Society Meeting - The program will be presented by Mike Mejie of Rathdrum, a grower of peonies and lilies. A short business meeting will follow including a discussion of the upcoming American Iris Society-sponsored Iris Show scheduled for June 1, at the Spokane Valley Mall. For more information, call President Robert Karr at (509) 671-1539 or email iris@sprucecorner.com; 7 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.

April 6

Chocolate Champagne Gala - 29th annual event, with chocolate tastings, champagne, chocolate martinis, hearty hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, music and dancing. Benefits the Sexual Assault and Family Trauma Response Center; 6:30 p.m. Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. $75. (509) 343-5053.

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