Jingle Bell Run/Walk Seventh annual event to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. Chip-timed 5K run, fun run or walk or 1K run with the elves for children age 8 and younger. Costume contest. Pets welcome. Register at www.SpokaneJingleBellRun.org. Saturday, Riverfront Park, Gondola Meadow, 507 N. Howard St. $35/with timing chip, $30/5K fun run/walk; kids 1K run: $10/T-shirt, free/no shirt for 1K. (509) 315-9862.
Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run Hosted by UI Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. All proceeds will go toward Christmas for Kids, providing Christmas gifts for low-income children in the Latah County area. Register online at www.govandals.com. Saturday, 8 a.m., University of Idaho Kibbie Dome, ASUI Kibbie-Activity Center, 1000 Stadium Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $25/advance, $35/day of race.
Chili Dinner Fundraiser Come enjoy all-you-can-eat chili, vegetable soup, homemade pie and cake, with proceeds benefitting Boy Scout Troop 211. Saturday, 5-7 p.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $7 adults; $3 children age 12 and younger. (208) 664-9231.
Turkey Bingo The Knights of Columbus will host their annual Turkey Bingo. Snacks available for purchase. Sunday, 2-5 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Parish Hall, 304 S. Adams Road, Spokane Valley. Games cards six for $5 or $1 each. (509) 928-3210.
STCU My Life, My Money Workshops “Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft,” Monday, 6-7 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 755-3980. “Protect Your Credit Score,” Tuesday, 6-7 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 755-3980. Both are free with registration required.
Kootenai County Genealogical Society “Share Your Genealogical Brick Walls & See If You Can Solve the Puzzles.” Thursday, 7 p.m., Hayden Public Library, 8385 Government Way, Hayden. Genealogists are also available Wednesdays to help you research from 1-4 p.m. at the library. Free.
The Man Show A trade show centering on motor sports, outdoors, Mixed Martial Arts fighting, RVs, Longhorn Barbecue competition, tools, automotive, huge beer garden, activities for the whole family and more. Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $10/general, $8/seniors and military, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 487-1220.
Author Barry Lopez Spokane Community College’s first 2013-14 President Speakers Series lecture. His topics include sustainability from a global perspective and ways writing and environmental concerns intersect. Thursday, 7 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair Student Center auditorium, Building 6, 1810 N. Greene St. Free. (509) 533-7278.
9th Annual Heritage Luncheon Fundraiser Featuring a living history presentation of the Civil War; a dramatic re-enactment of the experiences of a Union and Confederate soldier. Included in this program are the Heritage Preservation Award, a silent auction and a Civil War-themed meal. Seating is limited. Call for reservations or more info. Tickets available at museum and at the door. Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. $20, includes program and luncheon, dessert and drinks. (509) 922-4570.
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