Clare’s Clan Toastmasters – Open house from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Guests are welcome. Monastery of St. Clare, 4419 N. Hawthorne St. The club requests that prospective members be respectful of Catholic values. For more information contact Sister Rita Louise at (509) 327-4479 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEM Forward 2014 Breakfast – Hosted by Spokane STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Washington STEM’s Business Breakfast series. Speakers include Patrick D’Amelio, CEO of Washington STEM, and Marcelo Morales, CEO of Jubilant HollisterStier, on the challenges of leading a “STEM-driven” business in the region. 7:30-9 a.m., McKinstry Company, 850 E. Spokane Falls Blvd., Ste 100. $20. (509) 321-3634.
“Dousing the Flames of an Exploding Crisis” – The Spokane Regional MarCom Association will host Charlie Powell, senior communications manager of the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Powell will speak on containing and preventing a crisis at your workplace. 7-9 a.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Register at www.spokanemarcom.org. $20/members; $30/nonmembers; $5/student members; $15/student nonmembers.
Association of Professional Dog Trainers Annual Educational Conference and Tradeshow – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 750 attendees.