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Family calendar, Oct. 10, 2013

Thu., Oct. 10, 2013


Riverpoint Campus “Highway to Health” Fair - Free health fair with glucose testing, cholesterol testing, flu shots, other health screenings and vendors from around the community. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. WSU/EWU Riverpoint Campus, Phase I Classroom Building, 600 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Free.

STCU My Life, My Money Workshop: Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft - Protect your finances, learn to identify what crooks are looking for, how to spot fraud warning signs, the scams trending now and what resources are available to keep your finances safe. Registration is required. Noon-1 p.m. Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 755-3980.

Kids Explore & Discover Club - Argonne Library - Join Kelly Milner Halls, author of “Dinosaur Mummies” and “Dinosaur Travel Guides” and learn about dinosaurs and then create a dinosaur artifact of your own. 4 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Trickster Festival - Let’s celebrate folklore’s most mischievous characters. Listen to a trickster tale, and then enjoy a snack while you create your own trickster mask. Appropriate for school-age children. 4 p.m. Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5331.


Spooky Spokane - Thursday-Oct. 25. Tales of ghostly haunts, gin-running and cold-blooded murder are just a few of the dark secrets uncovered in this 90-minute walking tour around downtown beginning at the Fox theater, a historic treasure that is home to an apparition or two, and continues over a 12-block radius. Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. All proceeds benefit Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. Tour starts at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (800) 325-SEAT.

Haunted Zombie Hike - Zombies lurk in the forest of Riverside State Park. Don’t come alone! Bring a group of friends and don’t stray off the path. Come prepared, as this is a hike through the woods. The terrain is uneven forest roads that have been cleared of brush and large rocks. Comfortable shoes and warm clothing recommended. All children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult throughout the hike. Parental discretion is advised. No pets allowed. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. Riverside State Park, 3402 N. Aubrey L. White Parkway. $5. (509) 465-5064.

HUB Corn Maze - Through Oct. 27. Hours are 5-10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Haunted hours are Fridays-Saturdays, 6-11 p.m. and Oct. 24, 27 and 31 from 6-10 p.m. Haunted maze not recommended for children age 4 and younger. HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., off I-90 and Barker Road, Liberty Lake. $9/age 13 and older, $6/ages 5-12 and seniors, free/age 4 and younger. Haunted maze is $1 more and includes regular mazes. (509) 242-CORN.


“Love Talk Play Soup” - Join us for music by the Jenks followed by activities for children and their caregivers. It’s your chance to experience activities that will help get your child ready for school. Resources will be available for you to take home to keep the fun going. For children up to 5 and their families or caregivers. 10 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Avenue, Spokane Valley. Free. Also 2 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8250. Valley Fire open house - The Spokane Valley Fire Department hosts its second annual open house. There will be rappelling from the training tower, a vehicle extrication demonstration and fire attack demonstration. Mako the arson dog will show off his skills and a MedStar helicopter will land in the morning. Free hot dogs and drinks will be provided. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Spokane Valley Fire Department Training Center, 2411 N. Pioneer Lane. (509) 981-7995.

Bully Awareness Storytime - October is Bully Awareness Month. We’ll read books about finding the courage to stick up for our friends. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Science Saturday - Airway Heights Library - 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. Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Yard and Garden Prep 101 - Learn tips and tricks to get your yard and gardens prepped in advance of spring. The class is part of the Spokane Seed Library, a new project of Spokane Public Library and Spokane’s Master Gardeners. 11 a.m. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

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Author Liza Bley - Reading, discussion and book signing of “Not Your Mother’s Meatloaf: A Sex Education Comic Book.” Suggested age is 14 and older. 2 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Science Saturday - Medical Lake Library - 2:30 p.m. Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Bull-O-Ween Party - Dog costume party featuring Maddie the Gonzaga mascot and benefiting the Washington Basset Rescue and the Northwest Boxer Rescue. Open to all breeds. Prizes, goodie bags, vendor booths, dog trick-or-treating, photo booths. 6-8 p.m. George Gee Automotive, 21602 E. George Gee Ave., Liberty Lake. $10/dog; free/humans. (509) 210-2000.


Spokane Train Show - There will be six operating train layouts in various sizes, plus more than 150 tables of model railroad related items, train artifacts, photos, books, toy trains and train memorabilia for sale. Show is sponsored by the Inland NW Rail Museum and the River City Modelers Club. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Ag Building C and D, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $6/general, $3/ages 11-16, free/age 10 and younger; free parking. (509) 991-2317.


Music! Ruby Devine at the Library - Come on in to celebrate, listen and sing along with local musician Ruby Devine. 6 p.m. South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5331.


Ghoulish Gourds - Moran Prairie Library - Celebrate fall and get those creative juices flowing. We’ll be sparing our pumpkins the knife, but there will be paint involved, so prepare to get messy! Small pumpkins provided, or bring your own. 4 p.m. Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Zentangle - Join certified Zentangle instructor Loretta West for an introductory class. Zentangle is an easy to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. 6 p.m. South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5331.


Ghoulish Gourds - Otis Orchards Library - 4 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.

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