September 26, 2013 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

78th Annual Greek Dinner Festival – Greek pastry, taverna, dancing, deli and cooking demonstrations. Pastry served from 11 a.m. Dinner served 4:30-8 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Lunch served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Souvlaki nightly from 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.SpokaneGreekFest.org. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. $15; $6 for children ages 12 and younger. (509) 328-9310.

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. 4-5 p.m. Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $8/members, $10/nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.

Ongoing

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

Friday

78th Annual Greek Dinner Festival – Dinner served 4:30-8 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Lunch served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Souvlaki at the Grill nightly from 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.SpokaneGreekFest.org. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. $15; $6 for children ages 12 and younger. (509) 328-9310.

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale – Featured items include clothing, Halloween costumes, nursery items, maternity items, baby equipment, books, DVDs and games, children’s furniture, coats, hats and toys. Many unsold items donated to Inland NW Baby. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $4/general, free/age 12 and younger; free admission on Sunday. (509) 536-2840.

Saturday

78th Annual Greek Dinner Festival – Dinner served 4:30-8 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Lunch served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Souvlaki at the Grill, beginning at noon. For more information, visit www.SpokaneGreekFest.org. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. $15; $6 for children ages 12 and younger. (509) 328-9310.

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale – Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $4/general, free/age 12 and younger; free admission on Sunday. (509) 536-2840.

Family Fun Festival – Celebrate the HUB’s sixth birthday from 2-5 p.m. with drop-in basketball, football, baseball, soccer, Pickle ball, Zumba, karate, hip-hop classes, jump house and other activities. There will be a free showing of “Angels in the Outfield” at 5:30 p.m. HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., Liberty Lake. (509) 927-0602.

Stomp Out Abuse 5k Run/Walk – Third annual event. The registration fee will provide 15 weeks of free services for a victim of domestic abuse. 9 a.m. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $35. (509) 484-0600.

“Love Talk Play Soup” – Join us for music by the Jenks followed by activities for children and their caregivers. It’s your chance to experience activities that will help get your child ready for school. Resources will be available for you to take home to keep the fun going. For newborns to 5-year-olds and their families or caregivers. 10 a.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

SCRAPS Walk in the Park – Walkers can register as individuals or as a pack; walk with their dog, in memory of their beloved pet or in honor of their cat. Proceeds benefit the SCRAPS Animal Medical Fund that provides medical treatment, rehabilitation and enrichment to homeless animals in Spokane. Visit SCRAPSHopeFoundation.org to register. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Prairie View Park, 3724 E. 61st Ave. $5/person, $20/pack. (509) 477-2752.

Backyard Chickens: How to, Tips and Tricks – Have you ever wondered about having chickens at home and being able to harvest really fresh eggs? Paul and Susan Puhek from S&P Homestead Farm will share their knowledge of backyard chickens with library customers. 11 a.m. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Cat in the Hat Visits Us – Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat will join us during storytime. Treats follow. 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Piratepalooza! – Let’s swab the deck with fun at Mobius Kids. Come in your pirate gear and hunt for hidden treasure, make a pirate hat, walk the plank and have a boatful of fun. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. Free with museum admission. (509) 624-5437.

Hands-On Learning: Lego Master Builder Academy Robot - Kids ages 8 and up will learn sideways building and alternative uses while creating a robot from LEGO Master Building Academy. Space is limited to 25 participants. 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Sunday

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale – Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 536-2840.

Matsiko World Orphan Choir – The choir, which includes orphaned children from many nations, is completing a nationwide tour to bring hope and awareness to the world’s 600 million at-risk children. 10 a.m. Lakeside Church, 23129 E. Mission Ave., Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 210-9779.

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