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Thu., Oct. 10, 2013, midnight

Spokane Valley This week

Pasadena Park Nazarene Women’s Retreat – Sunday is the registration deadline for the retreat Oct. 18-20 at Pinelow Nazarene Camp and Retreat Center. $85/includes two nights and five meals. To register, call the church at (509) 251-9448.


Octoberfest at Zion Lutheran Church – Oct. 20, 4 p.m. German dinner with a festive flair and a focus on how to use personal talents as a ministry. Call or sign up in the church hall, 8304 E. Buckeye. (509) 926-5407.

Chili Cook-off Fundraiser – Oct. 26, check-in at 8 a.m., booths ready to cook at 10 a.m. at Veradale United Church of Christ, 611 N. Progress Road. Entry fee $20/outdoor booth, $25/indoors, $5/admission for tasters. Proceeds benefit medical treatment travel expenses for Kameryn and Kylynn. (509) 926-7173.

Fall Festival at Zion Lutheran Church – Oct. 27, have children wear appropriate costumes to the 10:30 a.m. service then attend the festival at noon at the church, 8304 E. Buckeye Ave. (509) 926-5407.

Harvest Fun Night – Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m. in the Christian Education Building at Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road. (509) 891-5059.

Spokane This week

“Bedazzled:The Devil, and Freedom” - Lecture by Katherin Rogers, part of Whitworth University’s Faith, Film and Philosophy lecture series. Today, 7 p.m., Robinson Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall on campus. Visit or call (509) 777-3275.

“My Neighbor Totoro,” Free Family Movie Night – Friday, doors open at 6 p.m., movie begins at 7 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.

Apple Festival Craft and Bake Sale – Saturday-Sunday and Oct. 19-20, Saturdays, 10 a..m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, noon-5 p.m., at Green Bluff Community United Methodist Church, 9908 E. Green Bluff Road. No admission to craft and bake sale, offering $3 apple dumplings. Worship is at 10 a.m. on Sundays. (509) 238-9100.

Hymn writing workshop and festival “Woven Into Harmony” – Saturday, workshop from 9 a.m.-noon, followed by hymn festival from 1-2 p.m. at Seeley Mudd Chapel, Whitworth University. Led by Adam M.L. Tice, hymn writer, pastor and musician. This workshop is designed for new and seasoned hymn writers. Contact Benjamin Bordy at, or (509) 777-3214.

Potluck Brunch at Central Baptist Church – Saturday at the church, 19 W. Shannon Ave. Guest speaker is Miriam Noyes, missionary to the Congo. (509) 327-9322.

James Reid Classical Guitar Concert – Sunday, 4 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $10/donation requested. (509) 838-4277.

Whitworth University’s Leadership Forum – Doris Kearns Goodwin is the speaker Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. $40/each, $400/corporate table, breakfast included. RSVP by registering online at or call (509) 777-4974.

Healing and Wholeness Service – Tuesday, 7 p.m. at Whitworth Presbyterian Church. 312 W. Hawthorne Road. Bring prayer needs for yourself or those of a loved one. (509) 466-0305.


Super Senbei Saturday – Shifts available Oct. 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Oct. 19 between 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. The event is a group preparation of Japanese rice crackers for the Fall Food Festival on Nov. 3. (509) 534-7954 or email

Scandinavian Bazaar – Pre-orders are now being accepted or lefse, flatbread, meatballs and cookies for the annual event Nov. 9 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.

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