April 4, 2014 in Features, Seven

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1 “Garden Wisdom: Lessons Learned from 60 Years of Gardening” 6:30 p.m. Thursday, CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Northwest gardening guru, author, TV personality and seed company owner Ed Hume will speak at the Inland Empire Gardeners meeting. (509) 535-8434. Admission: FREE

2 Get Lit! at the Library

4 p.m. Monday. Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Spokane poet laureate Thom Caraway will give a “state of the literary scene” address. (509) 444-5336. Admission: FREE

3 Poetry Slams Wednesday and Thursday, Kress Gallery, River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. Part of the 16th annual Get Lit! festival. Poets may work in teams or individually. Wednesday: Youth (ages 5-12), register at 5 p.m. and begin at 5:30 p.m.; and Teen Poetry Slam (ages 16-18), register at 6 p.m. and begin at 6:30 p.m. On Thursday: Middle School Slam (ages 13-15), register at 4:30 p.m. and begin at 5 p.m.; and College Poetry Slam, register at 5:30 p.m. and begin at 6 p.m. Visit http://outreach.ewu.edu/ getlit/3189.xml. (509) 359-7437. Admission: FREE

4 WSU Spokane Health Fair 10 a.m. Saturday, WSU Spokane Campus, Phase I Classroom Building, 205 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. Presented by WSU Health Sciences students. Screenings provided will include blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, bone density, hearing, BMI, BIA, waist circumference, grip test, as well as science experiments for children, program showcases, food trucks, and Cougar Gold Cheese and Ferdinand’s Ice Cream sampling. (509) 358-7921. Admission: FREE

5 29th Annual Sausage Feed 11 a.m. Sunday, Sprague Community Hall, Third & C streets, Sprague. Sponsored by St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sprague. Menu includes smoked sausage, mashed potatoes, vegetables, sauerkraut, applesauce and dessert. (509) 257-2806. Admission: $10/adults, $5/ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger.

6 “The Legacy of WWI: The Making of the Modern World” Monday through Wednesday, University of Idaho Student Union Building, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow. UI’s Borah Symposium will examine how World War I changed the face of modern warfare. Monday: UI history professor Richard Spence presents “Killing Franz Ferdinand: The Terrorist Act that Started a War and Changed the World” at 1:30 p.m., and Jay Winter, professor of history at Yale University, will give the Borah Symposium plenary address, “Legacies of the Great War on the Modern Era” at 7 p.m. Tuesday: Scott Minnich, UI professor of microbiology, will present “ ‘Lest We Forget:’ Influenza, the Great Pandemic of the Great War” at 12:30 p.m., and Priya Satia, associate professor of modern British history at Stanford University, presents “Impacts of the Great War on the Middle East” at 7 p.m. Wednesday: Gen. Richard Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will give the keynote address, “The Changes to the Laws of the War and the Control of WMDs,” at 7 p.m. (208) 885-7251. Admission: FREE

7 Kelly Irish Dancers Spring Recital 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. The group of 80 dancers will be performing “St. Brendan’s Voyage!” with the young Celtic band Broken Whistle. (509) 220-3479. Admission: $10

8 “Unsung Heroes: The Story of America’s Female Patriots” Noon Tuesday, Eastern Washington University, JFK Library Auditorium, Cheney. “Unsung Heroes” focuses on the accomplishments of women in the military throughout history, dating back to the Revolutionary War. Retired Maj. Robert H. Riedel, Department of Military Science, will introduce the film and talk about the importance of acknowledging the long history of women who have served in all branches of the military. A panel discussion will follow the film. This program is co-sponsored by EWU Women’s Studies Center and Department of Military Science. (509) 359-2898. Admission: FREE

9 “Moulin Rouge” 7 p.m. Thursday and April 14, 1 p.m. April 12, Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave. SpectiCast presentation of “Moulin Rogue – The Ballet,” performed by Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet. (509) 209-2383. Admission: $8

!0 “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, through April 12, Jones Theater, Washington State University, Pullman. Tom Stoppard’s retelling of “Hamlet” from the worm’s-eye-view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare’s play. (800) 325-SEAT. Admission: $10/adults, $9/seniors, $8/students


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