May 25, 2013 in Washington Voices

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Today

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.

Honor Flight Benefit Square Dance - All proceeds to benefit the Inland Northwest Honor Flight program. Round dancing begins at 7 p.m. with John Downing cueing. Mainstream dancing begins at 8 p.m. with Dan Preedy calling. There will be a 50/50 raffle, and finger food. An Honor Flight representative will be on hand for a short presentation, information and brochures. Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road. $5 suggested donation.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - May 18-Oct. 12. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.

Spokane Kennel Club Dog Show - May 24-26. AKC dog show with over 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. Daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $5-$10 for parking. (509) 954-3929.

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. No poetry, non-fiction, memoirs, etc., please. Bring 5-10 pages to read to the group and 6-8 copies. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month; noon. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 891-1695.

Sunday

Ceremony Honoring Fallen Service Members - The monument features an American flag that is lit 24 hours a day, a memorial plaque, and benches for visitors. The names of soldiers with local connections killed in action since September 11, 2001 have a special place on the monument; 12:30-1 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road. (509) 995-0716.

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 - May 24-26. AKC dog show with over 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. Daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $5-$10 for parking. (509) 954-3929.

Sunday Concerts on the Cliff - All outdoor concerts begin at 5:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. start time in September). All seating is general admission - portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors with delectable food choices available for purchase. 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); July 7: Soul Proprietor (9-piece horn band); July 14: Men of Rhythm (big band swing); July 21: Big Mumbo Blues Band (blues); July 28: Sammy Eubanks (country rock); Aug. 4: Jazz Conspiracy; Aug. 11: David Raitt and the Baja Boogie Band; Aug. 18: Sara Brown Band (‘60s and 70s rhythm and blues, soul); Aug. 25: Tuxedo Junction (big band swing); Sept. 1: Meet Revolver (Beatle tribute band); Sept. 8: Ryan Larsen (country); Sept. 15: Nobody Famous (Jimmy Buffet-style music); Sept. 22: Singlewide (rock); Sept. 29: Common Ground (Top 40). 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., 2302 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.

Monday

Liberty Lake Community Memorial Day Salute and Breakfast - Presented by Liberty Lake Centennial Rotary Club. Funds raised at this event will support Honor Flight. Breakfast served 8-10 a.m. A short program featuring color guard/musical program will be at 9 a.m. All you-can-eat pancakes, ham, eggs and coffee. Veterans eat free. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Donation for breakfast. (509) 251-0360.

Tuesday

Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo (509) 228-5400.

East Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6 p.m. District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace (509) 924-1830.

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include a vote on 2013 budget amendments, a proposed ordinance on dangerous dog regulations and a report on recent changes to the state law covering lodging tax funding; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague (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

“I Love You More” - Experience the bestseller that has sparked the conversation of love around the world. Treats follow; 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.

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

Spokane Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group - 6-8 p.m. Valley Hospital Health Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley (509) 482-2022.

Thursday

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 6 p.m. Orchards Crest Retirement, fourth floor theater room, 222 S. Evergreen (509) 922-8820.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Eagles - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m. Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague (509) 928-5460.

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. Every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and in September from 4:30-6:30 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. May 30, Pink Tango Trio (global jazz) and jewelry by Caryl Lynn Maudlin; June 6, Stephanie Hatzinikolis (vocals/piano) with jewelry by Summer Melaas; June 13, The Maxie Mills Trio (rock/blues) with graphic arts by Melinda Melvin; June 20, Craig Catlett Trio (jazz) with furniture by Jim Blythe; June 27, Karrie O’Neill (acoustic folk/pop) with wood boxes by Don Barron; July 4, Twisted Bisquit (classic rock) with jewelry by Tracey Edwards; July 11, Union Street Duo (folk/rock) with paintings by Nora Egger; July 18, Spokane Brass Quintet (classical) with jewelry by Tracey Hardy; July 25, The Spare Parts Trio (old favorites) with jewelry by Suzanne Alvarez; Aug. 1, Isaac Walton Duo (acoustic guitar/vocals) with glass art by Cindy Dillehay; Aug. 8, Devon Wade (acoustic country) with metal art by Paul Kuhlmann; Aug. 15, Miss Abbey Trio (jazz) with jewelry by Bobbie van Loben Sels; Aug. 22, Ron Greene (acoustic guitar/vocals) with gourds and more by Judy Minter; Aug. 29, Rob Rigoni (acoustic guitar/vocals) with jewelry by Summer Melaas; Sept. 5, Hot Club Trio (gypsy jazz) with metal art by Joan Schilling; Sept. 12, Doghouse Boyz (blues) with wood boxes by Don Barron; Sept. 19, Bill Bozley (acoustics/vocals) with metal art by Joan Schilling; Sept. 26, Nicole Lewis (rhythm and blues) with decorative boxes by Shanda Woodward. 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

Rockford community yard sale - The third annual community yard sale. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Maps of sale locations will be available at local businesses. Some sales will be set up in Rockford Park. The sale is sponsored by the Rockford Community Center. Rockford City Park.

Spokane Wood Carvers 12th Annual Rendezvous - May 31-June 1. Two days of fun, food, carving and friendship. Instructors will offer classes at very minimal cost for wood. Open to all carvers from beginners to experts and to those interested in becoming carvers. A potluck will be held at Friday at 5:30 p.m. and a barbecue Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Tools and sharpening will also be available. KOA Campground, 3025 N. Barker Road. Free. (509) 467-3342.

Saturday

Author Samantha Means - Signing of “A Winter Storm,” a book about her experiences with child abuse and opening a facility for battered women and children. A moving story about faith and forgiveness; 1-3 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.

Farm Chicks Antique Show - June 1-2. Antiques, vintage objects, handmade goods and many vendors. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. No early admission. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $8/day; free parking. (509) 954-1692.

Kibble4Kritters Donation Drive - The food bank at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) is running low. Volunteers will take donations of food, treats and cat litter; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Jacob’s Upholstery, 16023 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 477-2532.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - May 18-Oct. 12. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.

Rockford community yard sale - The third annual community yard sale. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Maps of sale locations will be available at local businesses. Some sales will be set up in Rockford Park. The sale is sponsored by the Rockford Community Center. Rockford City Park.

Spokane Wood Carvers 12th Annual Rendezvous - May 31-June 1.Two days of fun, food, carving and friendship. Instructors will offer classes at very minimal cost for wood. Open to all carvers from beginners to experts and to those interested in becoming carvers. A potluck will be held at Friday at 5:30 p.m. and a barbecue Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Tools and sharpening will also be available. KOA Campground, 3025 N. Barker Road. Free. (509) 467-3342.

West Valley Community Days - There will be carnival games, food, vendors, information booths and a bike raffle in Millwood Park at Frederick and Stout. A parade will start at Trent and Boeing Road at 11 a.m. and head north on Boeing, west on Grace Ave. and north on Stout to the park. Proceeds benefit West Valley SCOPE and local nonprofit;. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Millwood Park, Frederick and Stout (509) 477-0629.

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