May 17, 2013 in Features, Seven

kids and family

 

Spokane Shock Arena Football Today, 7 p.m. vs. New Orleans Voodoo. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $14-$35. (509) 242-SHOCK.

Sandpoint Chalk Art Festival Draw today, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Winners announced Saturday at 4 p.m. The Warehouse, 513 Oak St., Sandpoint. (208) 265-4000.

ArtWalk at Saint George’s School Annual event held today, 4-7 p.m., and has expanded this year to include food vendors, professional artists and a juried show of student artwork from across the Spokane area. There will be a reception for the juried artwork in the SGS Art Gallery and food vendors offering tacos, pizza and BBQ. Music students will perform in the Upper School Courtyard throughout the afternoon, while drama students will present student-directed scenes in Founders Theater beginning at 6:30 p.m. Four professional artists, including sculptor Bradd Skubinna, photographer Ira Gardner, ceramicist Regina Freuen and painter Pat Siler, will display their work and talk with visitors about the art programs at local colleges and universities. A crafts table will allow younger visitors to create their own art, while artwork by SGS students will line the walls and hallways. The artwork also will be on display Saturday, along with the crafts table which will feature watercolor painting, which also is the focus of the children’s book “Sky Color” on the school’s Story Trail. Families can walk the quarter-mile long trail through the woods above the Saint George’s campus on Saturday. Saint George’s School, 2929 W. Waikiki Road. Free. (509) 466-1636.

“Got It Made” Continues through Sunday. Presented by Liberty Lake Community Theatre. A musical comedy for all ages. Join the fun with Molly, an under-appreciated real estate developer as she steers through life with such interesting people as a love-sick assistant, a shallow best friend, a jerk supervisor, a smarmy policeman, rival co-workers and a CEO who can’t remember who she is. Today and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave., Liberty Lake. $15/general, $10/age 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 342-2055.

Sing Into Spring The spring concert presented by Spokane Area Youth Choirs includes a range of works from classical to folk that demonstrates the choristers’ achievements throughout the season. The four choirs include students ages 7-18. SAYC is concluding its 26th season of developing respect and commitment through musical artistry. Today, 7 p.m., Westminster Congregational Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington St. $8/general, $5/students, youth and seniors. (509) 624-7992.

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale Saturday and Sunday. Buy and sell new and gently used children’s clothing, toys and accessories. Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with half-off sale on Sunday. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $3/Saturday; Free admission on Sunday. (208) 699-0447.

Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Waterpark Includes admission to both parks with more than 65 rides, attractions and shows. Open Saturday and Sunday and daily from May 27-30 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; May 25-26 and 31, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Visit www.silverwoodthemepark.com for more information. Silverwood Theme Park, 27843 N. Highway 95, Athol. $43.99/ages 8-64, $22.99/ages 3-7 and seniors, free/age two and younger; $5/parking. (208) 683-3400.

Dog d’Alene and AJ’s Tails and Trailers 5K Fun Run Fun run at 10 a.m. Featuring demonstrations, vendors, pet adoptions, rescue groups, Madd Martha’s Ugliest Dog Contest at 1 p.m. and the annual Doxie Dash race event for all Dachshunds at 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit local animal charities. Call for race registration fees and information. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Downtown Coeur d’Alene, green space at Sixth and Sherman. Free. (208) 415-0116 or 667-2885.

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” You know where you’re going, you know what to do, and Dr. Seuss has a story for you. Storytime and treats. Saturday, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Interactive Robotics Day Slam Sumobots and shoot targets with Frisbee-launching robots at the Mobius Science Center Interactive Robotics Day. Plus, build and take home your own mini-bot and enter to win free registration to a Robotics Summer Camp. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mobius Science Center, 811 W. Main Ave. Free/admission. (509) 443-5669.

Kidical Mass Bike Ride Kids and their families are invited to a fun, safe bike ride. Join this family-friendly afternoon bike ride of about three miles on anything that rolls! All types of bikes, trailers, Xtracycles, bakfiets, tandems, folding bikes and trikes are welcome. Ride through the Chief Garry neighborhood beginning at Chief Garry Park. Saturday, 1 p.m., Chief Garry Park, 2701 E. Sinto Ave.

Beanfest It’s spring, and we’re celebrating by reading stories about beans, examining bean plant roots, planting beans and eating jelly beans. Appropriate for school-age children. Saturday, 2 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Ganz 2013 Road Trip The Spokane store is one of the top sellers of Webkinz, the wildly popular toy stuffed animals that have a playable online counterpart in Webkinz World. This free event will feature favorite games, new feature code prizes, tons of giveaways and all the new Nakamas and Amazing World pets. Any girl who registers as a new Girl Scout will receive a free regular Webkinz from the Girl Scout Store. The first 50 girls through the door will receive a free Lilkinz. The Girl Scout Program Center staff will be providing tours of the full-sized gym, computer lab, teaching kitchen and games to complement the Ganz van. Fun activity booths will provide information about joining Girl Scouts, becoming a volunteer, Summer Resident Camp at Camp Four Echoes at Lake Coeur d’Alene and Summer Day Camp at the Girl Scout Program Center. Other activities will be available in the gym and throughout the Spokane Program Center. Saturday, 3-5 p.m., Girl Scouts, Program Center, 1404 N. Ash St. Free. (509) 991-9151.

Author Blake McKinley Jr. Spokane Valley resident will sign copies of his book “Happy Tooth and Sad Tooth.” Saturday, 3 p.m., Hastings Books - South, 2512 E. 29th Ave. (509) 535-4342.

Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade 75th annual event with Lilac queen and princesses, floats, equestrian, over 200 military members, school marching bands and more. Saturday, 7:45 p.m., through streets of downtown Spokane. Free. (509) 535-4554.

Mobius Monday Free admission for two hours only to everyone on Monday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mobuis Science Center, 811 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 443-5669.

Car Seat Safety Inspection Four out of five car seats are installed incorrectly. Certified technicians will check your car seats to verify that they are safely secured. By appointment on Thursday afternoons. Kootenai Medical Center, 2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 666-2233.


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