1 “National Velvet” 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. See the classic 1944 movie starring Mickey Rooney and Elizabeth Taylor about a discouraged jockey who rekindles his love of riding when he befriends a girl, Velvet, and her horse. The movie is part of the Great Sports Films at the Library series. Call: (509) 444-5336. Admission: FREE
2 Spokane Chiefs vs. Tri-City Americans 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, Eastern Washington University’s University Recreation Center, 1007 W Elm St., Cheney. Preseason game pits the two rivals in a game at EWU. Call: (509) 535-PUCK. Admission: $8
3 “National Lampoon’s Animal House” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. In this classic comedy from director John Landis, a rowdy fraternity in 1962 gives the college dean fits. Filmed on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene, “Animal House” stars John Belushi, Tim Matheson, Peter Riegert, Tom Hulce, Karen Allen and Kevin Bacon in his first movie role. Toga! Rated R. Call: (509) 227-7638. Admission: $4
4 Kidical Mass South Perry Neighborhood 5 p.m. Thursday, starting at Two Wheel Transit, 817 S. Perry St. Join this family-friendly ride on anything that rolls. All types of bikes, trailers, Xtracycles, bakfiets, tandems, folding bikes and trikes are welcome. Ride through the South Perry neighborhood on a 2.5-mile route starting in the parking lot of Two Wheel Transit. Call: (509) 723-2908.
5 Spokane County Interstate Fair Continues through Sept. 15; daily from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., with close at 8 p.m. on Sept. 15, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. This year’s theme is “Ridin’, Rockin’ and Livestockin’. Live music, animals, exhibits, amusement rides, food and more. Call: (509) 477-1766. Admission: $10 adults, $7 seniors and children ages 7-13; free ages 6 and younger
6 Sound Remedy 7 p.m. Tuesday, Center of Spokane, 6425 N. Lidgerwood St. L.A.-based music producer brings his electronic/techno sounds to Spokane as part of a national tour. Call: (509) 433-7328. Admission: $10
7 Coeur d’Alene Music Fest Fundraiser 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, White House Mansion, 805 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Eleven regional bands – The B-Radicals, Tanner Azzinnaro, Moksha, Daniel Mills, Angela Marie Project, Echo Elysian, Max Daniels and Brad Perry, Jesi B, Dust in the Blood, Holly Anne Raymond and Raze the City – will perform in a daylong event to benefit Couer d’Alene School District arts programs. Food, beer garden and vendors will be on hand. Call: (509) 362-0013. Admission: By donation
8 Blind Baseball 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Franklin Sports Complex, 302 W. Queen Ave. Spokane Pride vs. Seattle South King Sluggers. Festivities begin at 12:30 p.m. to socialize with the players and have lunch. Double header game starts at 2:30 p.m. After-game party location and time will be announced after the game. Call: (888) 636-7478.
9 Adopt a Crag Clean-up 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Q’emiln Park, 12201 W. Parkway Drive, Post Falls.
Local climbers and outdoors enthusiasts are encouraged to give back to their local climbing area by participating in a climbing crag cleanup. Projects include trash removal, invasive weed control, trail maintenance and general cleanup. Volunteers will receive free food and items from local recreational outfitters. Call: (208) 769-7809.
!0 “Hog Heaven” Today through Sept. 15; 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Greenbluff Grange Hall, 9809 E. Greenbluff Road, Green Bluff. Granny’s got a stash of cash and 500 pigs, which are a few too many for an old lady and a young orphan girl to handle. When granny hires an operatic hog-hand, her granddaughters start to worry they won’t be part of the will, so they band together to find Granny’s stash. Call: (509) 793-5176. Admission: $10