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Bad Science Friday @ Mobius: Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mobius Science Center, 811 W. Main Ave. Today’s topic, “Perpetual Motion Machines,” dives into humankind’s longtime quest for free energy. Do those machines purportedly able to break the laws of physics really work? Find out. (509) 443-5669. Admission: $10 adults, $7 children, free 3 and younger


Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. More than 40 vendors will offer fossils, precious and semi-precious stones, jewelry and more. (509) 251-1574. Admission: $6 adults, $5 seniors, free 12 and younger


40th Annual Moscow Renaissance Fair: opens 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, East City Park, 900 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. Live music, food, crafts, maypole dancing and more on the slate for this 40th annual event. (208) 892-4300. Admission: FREE


SFCC Music Faculty Concert: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Instructors from SFCC will perform music in a variety of styles and genres. zhaozhao.yang@ spokanefalls.edu. Admission: FREE


“The Human Comedy : 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. A teenage boy helps support his family as his older brother prepares to go to war in this 1943 film directed by Clarence Brown and starring Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan, Van Johnson and Donna Reed. Part of the library’s “Hollywood Goes to War” film series. (509) 444-5336. Admission: FREE


Gonzaga Choirs: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, University Chapel in College Hall, 502 E. Boone Ave. The men’s and women’s chorus, along with the Incendo Music Ensemble and soloists, perform Vivaldi’s “Gloria” and Basler’s “Missa Kenya,” under the direction of Timothy Westerhaus. (509) 313-6733. Admission: $10 adults, $5 students


Free Comic Book Day: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, Merlyn’s, 19 W. Main Ave; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Comic Book Shop, NorthTown Mall. Pick up a free comic book or two and visit with comic characters during this event celebrated in comic book stores nationwide. Merlyn’s: (509) 624-0957; Comic Book Shop: (509) 326-7018. Admission: FREE


Just Between Friends: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. Shop for gently used children’s clothing, toys and accessories. (509) 536-2840. Admission: $4 today and Saturday, FREE Sunday


Spokane Block Party: 1-9 p.m. Saturday, Service Station, 9315 N. Nevada St. Music by Barcelona and He Is We to celebrate anti-human trafficking campaign by the Associated Students of Whitworth University. Also features other performers and outdoor games such as basketball and a relay race. Proceeds benefit Lutheran Community Services Northwest. (509) 777-4236. Admission: FREE

!0 Hank & Clair: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave. Join Hank Payne and Clair Favro in the day for a children’s concert featuring classics such as “Autumn to May,” “Wynken, Blynken and Nod” and others. That evening, the duo will perform works by artists Chuck Pyle, Tom Paxton and others. (208) 769-2315. Admission: FREE

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