October 11, 2013 in Features

Kids and Family

 

Incredible Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch Maze is open Fridays 5-11 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m.-11 p.m., and Sundays, noon-5 p.m., through Oct. 26. Other days open are Oct. 24 and 31, 6-10 p.m. and Oct. 27, noon-10 p.m. Field of Screams Haunted Maze will be Friday and Saturday, and Oct. 18-19, 24-27 and 31. Haunted hours are Fridays and Saturdays, 6-11 p.m., Thursdays and Sundays, 6-10 p.m. Visit www.incrediblecornmaze.com. Free drive-in movies every Saturday in October at 8 p.m. 3405 N. Beck Road, Hauser. Days: $9/general, $6/children ages 5-12, seniors and military. Haunted Maze is $10/general, $7/children and students and includes admission into the regular maze. (855) 855-MAZE (6293) toll free.

Spooky Spokane 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, which is home to an apparition or two, and continues over a 12-block radius. Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m., through Oct. 25. All proceeds benefit Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (800) 325-SEAT.

Colville Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch Mondays-Thursdays, 4 p.m.-dark, Fridays, 4- 9 p.m., and weekends from 11 a.m.-9 p.m., through October. Knight Farms, 73 Oakshott Road, Colville. $7/age 13 and older, $6/ages 5-12, free/age four and younger. (509) 684-6751.

HUB Corn Maze Through Oct. 27. Hours are Fridays, 5-10 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. 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.

Post Falls Lions Haunted House Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. to midnight through Oct. 26; and Oct. 27-31, 6-10 p.m. Fundraiser for the Post Falls Lions Club to provide scholarships and sight and hearing assistance. Fourth Avenue at Post Street, Post Falls. $7.

Triple Play and Greenacres Elementary PTA Fundraiser Enjoy unlimited use of all attractions with proceeds benefitting the PTA at Greenacres Elementary in Spokane Valley. Pool will be open until 10 p.m. Today, 6-9 p.m., Triple Play, 175 W. Orchard Ave., Hayden. $15 per person. (208) 762-7529.

“Love Talk Play Soup” Join us for music by the Jenks followed by a session of Love Talk Play activities for children up to age 5 and their caregivers. Free. Saturday, 10 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley, (509) 893-8400; and at 2 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, (509) 893-8260.

Valley Fire open house There will be rappelling from the training tower, a vehicle extrication demonstration and fire attack demonstration. Free hot dogs and drinks will be provided. Saturday, 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. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, Children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Science Saturday Learn the science lurking beneath the surface of everyday life in this program for curious kids in grades K-5 presented by Mobius Science Center. Free. Saturday, 11 a.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. (509) 893-8250; and at 2:30 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. (509) 893-8330.

Author Liza Bley Reading, discussion and book signing of “Not Your Mother’s Meatloaf: A Sex Education Comic Book.” Since 2008, Saiya Miller and Bley have held an open call for young people to create comics that address a variety of topics involved with sex education. The work attempts to challenge hetero and gender normative practices in sex education. Suggested age is 14 and older. Saturday, 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Gonzaga Men’s Basketball “Kraziness in the Kennel” Your first chance to see the 2013-14 men’s basketball team in person in the annual Blue vs. White scrimmage. Saturday, 4 p.m., McCarthey Athletic Center, 801 N. Cincinnati St. Free. (509) 313-6000.

Evergreen Railroad Modelers The most complete HO layout in the region and running trains. Saturday, 5-9 p.m., 18213 E. Appleway Ave., Greenacres. Free. (509) 939-5845.

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. Saturday, 6-8 p.m., George Gee Automotive, 21602 E. George Gee Ave., Liberty Lake. $10/dog; free/humans. (509) 210-2000.

Spokane Train Show Sponsored by the Inland NW Rail Museum and the River City Modelers Club. Sunday, 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 Monday, 6 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Ghoulish Gourds Celebrate fall and get those creative juices flowing. Prepare to get messy! Small pumpkins provided, or bring your own. Free. Tuesday, 4 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St., (509) 893-8340; and Wednesday, 4 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards, (509) 893-8390.

Kids Explore & Discover Club Join Kelly Milner Halls, author of “Dinosaur Mummies” and “Dinosaur Travel Guides,” learn about dinosaurs and then whip up a dinosaur artifact of your own. Thursday, 3:30 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300.

Bold Spirited Travelers Authors Jim and Linda Hunt draw from their books, “Restless Fires” and “Bold Spirit,” to explore how travel shaped the ideas, values and spirit of John Muir, America’s leading environmental thinker, and Helga Etsby, and active citizen and suffragette. Thursday, 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Spokane Valley Mission Haunted Pool Discover what is lurking in the locker rooms and what is waiting to petrify you on the pool deck. Geared for ages 12 and older, but open to all with a parent/guardian. All canned food donations go to Spokane Valley Partners. Oct. 18-19 and 25-26, from 7:30-10 p.m. daily. Spokane Valley Mission Park, 11123 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. $3/person or $2 with a can of food. (509) 688-0300.


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