November 2, 2013 in Washington Voices

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Today

AAA Travel Annual Cruise Show - Come meet cruise experts, attend presentations and take advantage of special savings. 10 a.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Free. (509) 358-7039.

Appleway Florist open house - The family-owned business celebrates 61 years with anniversary specials, door prizes, a raffle, desserts, coffee tasting and hot wassail; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Appleway Florist and Greenhouse, 11006 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-5050.

Auditions for “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children. Free auditions class today from 10 a.m.-noon; and auditions to be held Nov. 3-4 at 6:30 p.m. (nothing prepared needed). For ages 4 and older, parents involvement required for young children. Performances Dec. 13-22. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3. Free. (509) 995-6718.

Author Douglas Bryant - Signing of his book “Six Points of Steel”; 2-4 p.m. Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-0667.

Central Valley High School Arts and Crafts Show - Crafts and baked goods, sponsored by CVHS Band Boosters to benefit band and color guard. Today-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. $2 admission. (509) 228-5100.

Friends of Liberty Lake Book Sale - Books for all ages; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Liberty Lake Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave., Liberty Lake (509) 954-6933.

“Little Shop of Horrors” – Through Sunday. A rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that suddenly becomes a deadly threat to the world’s very existence. Today 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Advance: $18/adults; $16/students, seniors, and military. Door: $20. (509) 795-0004.

Science Saturday - Learn the science lurking beneath the surface of everyday life in this exciting, illuminating program for curious kids in grades K-5 presented by Mobius Science Center; 11 a.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260. 2:30 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Square Dance Party - Dancing of all kinds, but mostly square dancing; 8 p.m. Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road. Free. (509) 979-2607.

Sunday

Auditions for “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children. 6:30 p.m. (nothing prepared needed). For ages 4 and older, parents involvement required for young children. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3. Free. (509) 995-6718.

Central Valley High School Arts and Crafts Show - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. $2 admission. (509) 228-5100.

Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation; 1-3:30 p.m. Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road (509) 926-3803.

“Little Shop of Horrors” - 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Advance: $18/adults; $16/students, seniors, and military. Door: $20. (509) 795-0004.

Auditions for “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” - 6:30 p.m. (nothing prepared needed). Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3. Free. (509) 995-6718.

Tuesday

Kids Explore & Discover Club - Use your design skills to pair the bright colors and wild patterns found on duct tape. 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Let’s Decorate Cakes - Learn basic cake decorating, borders, flowers and writing. Connie Kinghorn is a professional cake decorator who started baking and decorating at age 16; 6:30 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Wednesday

Let’s Decorate Cakes - Learn basic cake decorating, borders, flowers and writing with Connie Kinghorn; 6:30 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Lilac City Cribbage Club - Play cribbage every Wednesday evening at the Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., 6:15-9 p.m. Traditional two-handed play. For more info: (509) 477-9090 or email bill@playcribbage.com.

Thursday

Core Strengthening and Fall Prevention Classes - If you are at risk for falling, here is your chance to decrease your risk while getting stronger. Class will meet every Tuesday and Thursday, 11-11:45 a.m., Nov. 6-Dec. 12. North Pines Yoga & Pilates Studio, 1301 N. Pines Road. $96/session. (509) 928-1400.

Fix Your Message and Create Better Responses - This seminar is designed to help businesses understand how to improve their ads and messages with proven strategies and techniques. A four week series of follow-up coaching sessions will assist those who wish to adapt their current efforts and implement the reviewed concepts; 4-7:30 p.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. (509) 455-5053.

“Selkirks Spectacular” - The Inland Empire Gardeners will host garden and nature photographer Jerry Pavia. His presentation, “Selkirks Spectacular: Flora, Fauna, Wild Areas and Activities along the International Selkirk Loop,” includes 140 images. 6:30 p.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. (509) 535-8434.

Nov. 9

Harry Potter Party - Fundraising event hosted by Theater Arts For Children’s Youth Board. Activities include wand making, house assigning, Potter-themed food, costume contest and more. For ages 7-18; 5-9 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3. $8/person; $5/siblings. (509) 995-6718.

Motorcycle Memorial Fundraiser - Starts at 2 p.m. with preview of auction items and auction starts at 3:30 p.m., silent auction with bids placed until 6:30 p.m., benefit dinner from 5-7 p.m., live music and dancing. Benefits the National Motorcycle Riders Memorial. Daley’s Cheap Shots, 6412 E. Trent Ave. (509) 747-9447.

Perfect Gift and Holiday Fair - Handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts from local artisans and crafters; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. New Life Assembly of God Church, 10920 E. Sprague Ave.

Spokane Cork and Keg Festival - Sample hundreds of wines and hand-crafted beers from the Northwest and beyond. Hors d’oeuvres prepared by the Inland Northwest Culinary Academy at Spokane Community College. Live music with the Martini Brothers. Tickets available at www.spokanecorkandkeg.com; 7-10 p.m. Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. $45/advance; $50/door. (509) 467-7744.

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

University High School Craft Fair - Nov. 9-10. Annual event to benefit the University High School Instrumental Music Program. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Nov. 10. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave. $2/admission. (509) 891-5278.


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