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 www.whitworth.edu/faithcenter 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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