May 18, 2013 in Washington Voices

Family Calendar

 

Today

Author Kerry Schafer - She signs her debut book “Between”; 1 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.

“Got It Made” - A musical comedy for all ages presented by Liberty Lake Community Theatre. Join the fun with Molly, an underappreciated real estate developer, as she steers through life. Today at 7 p.m. Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave. $15/general, $10/ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 342-2055.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.

Sixth Annual Eastern Washington Farm Heritage Fair - Celebrate the heritage of the Spokane Valley and support the museum fundraiser. Displays and demonstrations of historic tractors, engines, farm implements, tractor pulls and parades, wheat threshing, grain grinding, quilting, rope making and more. Petting zoo today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food available for purchase. Presented by the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum in collaboration with the Inland Empire Steam & Gas Buffs; 10 a.m. University City, 10200 E. Sprague Ave. $5/adults, $3/ages 7-17, free/age 6 and younger, $15/family of five (two adults, three children). (509) 922-4570.

S.K. Ball - Best barn benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane. Dinner, live music and dancing lessons, hippity-hop races, mechanical bull and prizes for best-dressed cowboy and cowgirl. Includes all the beer and wine you can fit in a red Solo cup. Register at www.rmhcspokane.org/events; 6 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $75. (509) 624-0500.

Spokane Playwrights’ Booklight Showcase - Ignite! Community Theatre will present original works by local playwrights in a Reader’s Theatre format. Performances today at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E Broadway Ave. Free. (509) 795-0004.

The Coleman Underground - (Classic rock) 8:45 p.m. Bolo’s Bar and Grill, 116 S. Best Road. (509) 891-8995.

Women’s Self-Defense Class - Learn practical and applicable defense methods that you could confidently use in an emergency; 1-2 p.m. Warrior Camp, 5027 E. Trent Ave. $10/class. (754) 444-CAGE.

Sunday

Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. This is the final session until September. Admission is by donation; 1-4 p.m. Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.

Goodtymes Comedy - Free comedy, every Sunday, 9 p.m. 9 p.m. Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 928-1070.

“Got It Made” - Sunday at 3 p.m. Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave, Liberty Lake. $15/general, $10/ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 342-2055.

Sixth Annual Eastern Washington Farm Heritage Fair - University City, 10200 E. Sprague Ave. $5/adults, $3/ages 7-17, free/age 6 and younger, $15/family of five (two adults, three children). (509) 922-4570.

Spokane Playwrights’ Booklight Showcase - Sunday at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E Broadway Ave. Free. (509) 795-0004.

Sunday Concerts on the Cliff - All seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors with delectable food choices available for purchase. Sunday: Vibe (funk, Motown, pop); May 26: Spare Parts (old favorites); June 2: The Cronkites (classic rock); June 9: Bakin’ Phat (blues); June 16: The Garrett Bartley Band (country); June 23: Miss Abbey’s Red Hot Orchestra; June 30: 8 Second Ride (country). Reservations taken in advance for table seating. No outside alcohol allowed through the gate; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. General: $5/concert, $40/10; additional $50/table for 8 or $60/table for 10. (509) 927-9463.

Sunday Street Market - Open air market with vendors from artist to commercial, held Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. parking lot, 2302 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.

Monday

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.

Spokane Valley Community Meeting - To discuss ideas and share input on the proposed new library and expansion of Balfour Park; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 720-5400.

Tuesday

“Hip and Knee Pain: Causes and Treatments” - Seminar featuring physicians of Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, P.X. Refreshments will be served; 6 p.m. Valley Hospital Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. Free. Reservations required. (509) 473-5672.

Spokane Valley City Council study session - Tentative agenda items include a discussion on comprehensive plan amendments, 2013 construction projects and Appleway landscaping; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.

Veradale Farmers Market - May-Oct. Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Eagles parking lot, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 990-3683.

Wednesday

Millwood Farmers Market - Come support local growers and artisans, sample food, and listen to live music. Every Wednesday starting May 22 through September, 3-7 p.m., Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road.

West Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 7 p.m. District Conference Center, 8818 E. Grace (509) 924-2150.

Thursday

Newman Lake Ladies Aid - The Women’s annual Spring Tea and Luncheon with proceeds to benefit the community and public schools; 12:30 p.m. Newman Lake Tri-Community Grange, 25025 E. Heather, Newman Lake. $5. (509) 475-1406.

Thursday Concerts on the Patio - Immerse yourself in the sounds of talented local musicians, the visuals of regional artists and the award-winning flavors of Arbor Crest wines. Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. All seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors with delectable food choices available for purchase. No outside alcohol allowed through the gate; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Thursday: Kari Marguerite Trio (pop/jazz); and jewelry by Suzanne Alvarez. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, Tasting Room patio, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. Free; table seats guaranteed for four people at $20 or eight people for $40. (509) 927-9463.

Friday

Author Nick Adams - Adams will dress as 1861 Minnesota Gov. Alexander Ramsey to share with you his latest novel, “Uncivil War,” about how two students’ relatives fought on different sides of the Civil War and how it relates to today’s classroom; 3 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.

“DUI=DOA” - A play to promote social awareness for ages 13-18 about the consequences of drinking and driving. Victims of a drunk driver try to intervene before another is added to their midst. Play by Dan Roberts; 7 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S. $10/general; $5/students. (509) 995-6718.

Spokane Kennel Club Dog Show - AKC dog show with more than 1,300 dogs entered for the show. There will be vendors selling pet products and local breed clubs with booths set up so you can get to know each breed a little better; 6 a.m.-8 pm. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $5-$10 for parking. (509) 954-3929.

Two For the Road: Classical Saxophone Music from Around the World - Sarah Cosano and Zhao Yang present contemporary classical saxophone music from Japan, France, U.S., Brazil and Argentina. Everything from tangos to concertos will be performed in this pre-doctoral audition recital; 6 p.m. Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave. Free. (509) 327-4266.

Saturday

“DUI=DOA” - 7 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S. $10/general; $5/students. (509) 995-6718.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.

Spokane Kennel Club Dog Show - 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $5-$10 for parking. (509) 954-3929.

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