Heritage Luncheon - This year’s fundraiser features a living history presentation of the Civil War, the Heritage Preservation Award, a silent auction and a Civil War-themed meal. Call for reservations or more info. 11:30 a.m. Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. $20, includes program and luncheon, dessert and drinks. (509) 922-4570.
Matt de la Pena Intensive for Writers - In partnership with the Gonzaga University Visiting Writer’s Series, Inland Northwest SCBWI welcomes Matt de la Pena. The acclaimed author of five young adult novels will teach dialogue, theme and plot; 10 a.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. $104. (509) 838-5371.
Otis Orchards Library Book Sale - 10 a.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.
Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction - Age 21 and over. Fundraiser for the Liberty Lake Lions Mitey Mites Pop Warner football team. There will be live country rock music by The Buck Lopez Band and drinks. Items up for bid include hotel packages, Seahawks gear, a Nook HD and more. The team will play in the Mitey Mite Bowl in Orlando, Fla., in December. Purchase tickets at www.libertylakelions.blog spot.com or at the door; 5:30-9:30 p.m. Newman Lake Grange, 25025 E. Heather Lane. $20, does not include drinks. (509) 869-6981.
Wishing Star Annual Dinner Auction - Semiformal event with silent and live auctions, wish kid testimonials, full bar and more. Visit www.wishingstar.org/1568.html; 5:30 p.m. Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. $50. (509) 744-3411.
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 Avenue on Starr Road (509) 926-3803.
Turkey Bingo - The Knights of Columbus will host its annual Turkey Bingo. Game cards are six for $5 or $1 each. Snacks available for purchase; 2-5 p.m. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 304 S. Adams Road. (509) 928-3210.
Kids Explore & Discover Club - Use your design skills to pair the bright colors and wild patterns found on duct tape. Everyone will leave with a completed project to show off; 4 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.
Spokane Valley City Council study session - Tentative agenda items include a report on the construction improvement plan, an update on the pavement management program and a discussion on the parks and recreation master plan; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.
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. (509) 477-9090 or email@example.com.
Spokane Valley Partners Food Distribution - Food baskets will be provided to Spokane Valley residents who sign up for them. Sign-ups will be accepted on Wednesdays and Thursdays during food bank hours. You must call for an appointment and arrive on time. Recipients must be a Spokane Valley resident, have identification, proof of household residents (i.e., utility bill, mail with name and address on it, school record or Medicaid card). Spokane Valley Partners Building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 927-1153.
Core Strengthening and Fall Prevention Classes - 11-11:45 a.m. North Pines Yoga & Pilates Studio, 1301 N. Pines Road. $96/session. (509) 928-1400.
“Hip and Knee Pain: Causes and Treatments” - Free seminar. Dinner will be served; 6 p.m. Valley Hospital Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. Free, RSVP required. (509) 473-5672.
Spokane Valley Partners Food Distribution - Food baskets will be provided to those Spokane Valley residents who sign up for them. Sign-ups will be accepted on Wednesdays and Thursdays during food bank hours. You must call for appointment and arrive on time. Recipients must be a Spokane Valley resident, have identification, proof of household residents (i.e., utility bill, mail with name and address on it, school record or Medicaid card). Spokane Valley Partners Building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 927-1153.
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