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Kindermusik Holy Names Music Center is now enrolling kids, ages 2-6, for Kindermusik, beginning Oct. 4. The music classes will help kids develop skills they need to learn and grow. Scholarships are available. Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. $15 a lesson. (509) 326-9516.

HUB Corn Maze Through Oct. 27. Hours are Fridays, 5-8 p.m. and until 10 p.m. in October; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and until 10 p.m. in October; and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Haunted hours are Oct. 5-31 with hours 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 Interstate 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.

Silverwood Theme Park More than 65 rides, attractions and shows. Open Saturdays and Sundays through September, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Visit for more information. Silverwood Theme Park, 27843 N. Highway 95, Athol. $43.99/ages 8-64, $22.99/ages 3-7 and seniors, free/age 2 and younger; $5/parking. (208) 683-3400.

LCHS Journal Used Book Sale Sponsored by the Lewis and Clark High School newspaper staff to raise funds to publish one of the last high school newspapers in the Spokane area. Please help support a more than 100-year tradition. Saturday, 9 a.m., Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 354-6940.

Spokane Safety Saturday Free family event. Learn how to keep your children and family safe with tips provided by Spokane Police Department and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, Airway Heights and Spokane fire departments, Kalispell Police and Fire Department, American Red Cross, Eddie Eagle Safety Program, Washington State Patrol District 4, Avista Utilities, Rockwood Clinic and more. Saturday, 10 a.m., AAG Insurance, 10408 W. State Route 2, Suite 1. Free. (509) 891-1800.

Children’s Renaissance Faire Kids learn about the Renaissance period, make crafts, collect treasures in self-made pouches and participate in games and art activities. Families who come dressed in Renaissance clothing become knights and ladies of the court. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Manito Park, east of Duncan Garden on Tekoa Street. Free. (509) 456-8038.

“Barney the Barnacle” Storytime Jodiann Schott, author of “Nana’s House,” returns with “Barney the Barnacle,” a story about the importance of choosing the right kind of friends. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Curious George Curiosity Day Curious George is fascinated by the world around him and loves having new experiences. Since there are many stories to choose from, those who come to storytime can vote on their favorite story from “Curious George’s 5-Minute Stories.” Treats to follow. Saturday, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Hands-On Learning: Crocodile Creek Circus Tower Puzzle Kids ages 3-7 will have fun at this group activity as they build a beautiful, 4-foot-high Circus Tower puzzle by popular designer Crocodile Creek. They’ll practice counting animals and naming them. Registration required as space is limited. Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Rally for Education Community Fundraiser Family fun for all ages including dinner, raffle, silent and live auctions, entertainment, games and more. Dinner, raffle and live auction start at 5 p.m. Benefits Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy. Visit RallyHome.html for more information. Saturday, 3-9 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $3/adults, $2/ages 6-18, Free/age 5 and younger. Admission with dinner is $10/person or $40 for a family of five or more. (208) 676-1667.

Community Library Network Program Saturday, 7-9 p.m., free kendama tournament for middle and high school students. Hayden Library, 8385 N. Government Way. Free. (208) 772-5612.

“Can’t Wait Willow” Willow is so excited that Over-the-Top Circus has finally come to town. The only problem is she is distracted by enticing treats and fun that she just can’t turn down, eventually arriving late with no money. Find out what happens. Treats follow. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Spokane Symphony Ensembles Learn about the music and instruments played by the Spokane Symphony ensembles as it brings a special performance to select Spokane County libraries. Each program offers information on the instruments played, along with an opportunity for audience questions. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Legomania – Racing Creations Can you build the fastest creation? Give it a try and race against your friends to see whose racing creation crosses the finish line first. For children ages 4-10. Thursday, 4-5 p.m., Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $8 members, $10 nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.

Looking ahead

“Monsters University” This film sequel tells the story of “Monsters, Inc.” characters Mike and Sully in their college days. Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.; and Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. University of Idaho, Student Union Building Ballroom, Borah Theater, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7251.