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Spokane Valley This week

Harvest Dinner – Saturday, 4:30 p.m. at Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road. Proceeds benefit the ministries of United Methodist Women. $10/adults, $7/11 and younger. (509) 924-7262.


Wild, Wild West St. John Vianney Auction – Nov. 16, begins at 5 p.m., includes dinner at Gonzaga Prep, 1224 E. Euclid Ave. $45. (509) 995-1270.

Free Community Dinner – Nov. 26, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road. (509) 926-7966.

Outdoor Christmas Tree Lighting – Dec. 1, 3-5 p.m. at Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road. Festvities begin with family crafts followed by tree lighting, carols, live nativity, cookies and hot beverages. (509) 924-7262.

Spokane This Week

Crystal Bowl Harmonic Sound Bath – Friday, 7 p.m. at Unity Center of North Spokane, 4123 E. Lincoln Road. Performed by Doug Cristafir and Brandon Johns of Bend, Ore. $10; no one will be turned away. (509) 489-6964.

Family Movie and Snack Night – Friday, doors open at 6 p.m., “Star Wars IV – A New Hope” begins at at 7 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.

The Jubilee International Marketplace – Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar Street. The 25th annual event offers fair trade handcrafts from around the world. Soup lunch prepared by Christ Kitchen is available both days. Visit the Jubilee International Marketplace page at or call (509) 448-0805.

St. Francis of Assisi Women’s Club Bazaar – Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the church, 1104 W. Heroy Ave. Includes a Country Store, food, boutique, raffles and lunch at 11 a.m. Wheelchair accessible. (509) 325-1321.

Scandinavian Bazaar – Annual event Saturday at Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Norwegian coffee hour will be from 9-11 a.m., costs $4/four treats and coffee. Proceeds benefit local charities. (509) 624-9233.

United Methodist Women’s Fall Bazaar – Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Audubon Park United Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd. Includes crafts, gifts, food, antiques and raffles. Wheelchair access from Walton Street. Proceeds benefit United Methodist Women’s mission and ministry projects. (509) 325-4541.

St. John’s Cathedral Holiday Bazaar – Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the church, 127 E. 12th Ave. Featuring hand-crafted items, baked goods, vintage treasures, hand-made doll clothing, holiday items, musical offerings, white elephant gifts, pie, lunch and raffle baskets worth $100 or more, $1/tickets. The gift shop will be open from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds benefit the guilds at the church. (509) 838-4277.

Penny Auction at the Southside Senior Center – Moran United Methodist Church presents the auction Saturday, 11 a.m. at the center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Tickets are a penny a piece and can be used to bid on hundreds of themed gift baskets and gift certificates donated by local businesses. Auction includes a 1900s antique cane chair, signed paintings and lithographs, handcrafted quilt, wooden rocking horse and tool set. Lunch/$5. Winning numbers will be drawn at 1 p.m., must be present to win. Proceeds benefit mission outreach. (509) 448-7102.

Adult Study of the Tao Te Ching – Sundays through November, 9:30 a.m. at South Side Senior Center, 3151 E. 27th St. Sponsored by Origin Church, formerly Covenant Christian Church. Read the first 10 chapters in advance. (509) 448-1311.

Second Sunday Concert – Sunday, 4 p.m. featuring trumpeter Larry Jess and members of the Spokane Chapter of the American Guild of Organists at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $10/donation. (509) 838-4277.

Community Hymn Sing – Sunday, 3 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 6528 N. Monroe St. (509) 534-8080.

Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner – Free community meal, please bring a side-dish, Sunday, 1 p.m. at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 2607 S. Ray St. (509) 534-0066.

Neighborhood Breakfast Outreach – Sunday 8:45-10 a.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. An informational class about being a Lutheran Christian is at 9:15 a.m., worship is at 10:30 p.m. at the church. (509) 710-3275.

Veterans Day Prayer and Healing Service – Monday, 3 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St. (509) 327-4446.

Healing Service – Tuesday, 7 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277.

Catholic Charities Volunteer Information Session – Tuesday, 10-11:15 a.m. at Catholic Charities Family Services Center, 12 E. Fifth. Attendees will learn about the many volunteer opportunities available and facility tours will be available. RSVP to Brigid Krause at (509) 358-4270 or

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