Spokane Novelists Group – Writers support/critique group, open to anyone with an interest in writing fiction. Participants should bring 5 to 10 pages to read aloud and 6 to 8 copies for others to read along and critique. Monthly meetings are held on the second and fourth Saturday of the month, at noon at the Otis Orchards branch of the Spokane Public Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. (509) 590-7316
Spokane Parent Advocacy Committee – Meets the third Tuesday of the month, 2-4 p.m. at The Community Building, 35 W. Main St. Call (509) 228-3242 or (509) 475-8404 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Spokane Storytellers League – Meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., September-May, at the Corbin Community Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. For anyone who likes to tell stories or listen to stories. Stories are told, discussed, shared and taught. Call (509) 483-8182 for more information.
Spokane Sunrise Toastmasters – Meets Wednesdays, 6:15 a.m. at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 315 E. Montgomery Ave. Contact Byron Schluter at (509) 280-5111 or visit www.spokanesunrisetm.com.
Spokane Valley Camera Club – Meets September-April on the second and third Mondays of the month, 7:15 p.m., Denny Ashlock Building, 22510 E. Mission Ave., Liberty Lake; call Jan, (509) 924-9754.
Spokane Valley Quilters Guild – Group meets on even-numbered months, at 6:30 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Assembly of God Church, 15618 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. Visit www.svqg.info for more information.
Spokane Valley Seahawkers – Fan club non profit organization. Meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m. social hour followed by the meeting at 7 p.m., at The Rock Bar and Lounge, 13921 E. Trent Ave., Spokane Valley. Open to the public. Board meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month and general meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month. Email email@example.com for more information.
Spokane Valley Senior Writers – Meets Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon, at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley, to write and exchange ideas. New members welcome. Call Joy at (509) 921-9284.
Spokane Wood Carvers Association – Meetings are held the first and third Saturdays of the month, 9 a.m.-noon, at Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church, 4449 N. Nevada St. Call (509) 924-1186 or (509) 244-3467 for more information.
Spokane Women’s Connection – Group meets the second Wednesday of each month (except for February and August when meetings are held the third Wednesday), 11 a.m.-1:00 p.m., at The Eagles, 6410 N. Lidgerwood St. Cost is $12, includes lunch. Call (509) 489-1158 for more information and reservations.
Stroller Strides – Meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 9:30 a.m., at Mission Park, 1208 E. Mission Ave. First class is free. Visit www.strollerstrides.net/spokane, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (866) 223-0177 for more information.
Sun Dance Ladies 18-Hole Golf Club – Meets Wednesdays, April-October. New members welcome. Call Kathy at (509) 953-5022 for more information.
Sun Dance Sunrisers Ladies 9-Hole Golf Club – Contact Helen at (509) 326-0724 for more information.
Sun Dance Sundowners Women’s Nine-Hole Golf League – Tee times are 4-6 p.m. on Tuesdays; Call the Sun Dance Golf Course, 9725 N. Nine Mile Road, (509) 466-4040.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly – Meets Mondays, 6-8 p.m., Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road, Spokane Valley. Call Linda at (509) 928-9158 or Alice at (509) 216-3752.
The Morning Knitty Gritty Knit and Crochet Club – Meets Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon, at Corbin Senior Center, 837 Cleveland Ave. Call (509) 327-1584, visit www.corbinseniorcenter.org, or email email@example.com for more information.
Downriver Ladies 18-Hole Golf Club – Meets Tuesdays, March-October, 8:30 a.m., at the Downriver Golf Course, 3225 Columbia Circle. New members welcome. Call (509) 328-0282 or email CGP98@live.com for more information.
Trailhead Ladies Golf Club – Meets through the season at the Trailhead Golf Course, 1102 N. Liberty Lake Road, Liberty Lake. Call Cleo at (509) 926-3281 for more information.
Wandermere Ladies 9-Hole Golf Club – Meets Wednesdays, April-October. New members are welcome. Contact Judy Drake at (509) 466-1722 or Charmaine Kolb at (509) 466-3896 for more information.
Wandermere Ladies 18-Hole Golf Club – Women golfers of all skill levels are welcome. Group plays Thursday mornings. Contact Joyce at (509) 465-9995 to sign up and for more information.
Wellness Walking Club – Meets Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Fairmount Memorial Park, 5200 W. Wellesley Ave. Call (509) 747-4029 for more information.
Inland Northwest Car Club Council – Meets the last Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., at Timber Creek Grill Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery Ave., Spokane Valley. For more information, call Duane at (509) 209-3479.
Spokane Model T Club – Meets the first Friday of the month, 7:30 p.m., Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. For more information, call (509) 455-8997.
Alice Baker Chapter of the American Institute of Parliamentarians – For persons interested in parliamentary procedure, meets the third Thursday of the month, 5:30 p.m., at Perkins Restaurant, 12 E. Olive Ave. Call (509) 328-8828.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas – Meets third Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m., September through June, and 5:30 p.m. in May, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 302 E. Boone. Guests of members are welcome. Call (509) 487-4707 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas – Court Madonna of the Valley No. 2556 meets the second Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m. (in April, May, and June meetings are at 6:30 p.m.), at St. John Vianney Church, 503 N. Walnut Road, Spokane Valley. Call Virginia McMulkin at (509) 921-9574.
Colonial Dames of the XVII Century – For more information, call Irene, (509) 928-2566.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Jonas Babcock Chapter – Meets the second Saturday of the month, meeting begins at 10 a.m. followed by the program 11 a.m. and lunch at noon, at Sons of Norway, 6710 N. County Homes Blvd.; (509) 747-7803.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Esther Reed Chapter – Meets the second Saturday of the month. 9:30 a.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Call (509) 928-9389 for more information.
Daughters of the American Revolution, May Hutton Chapter – Meets the first Saturday of the month. 9 a.m., Shari’s, 320 N. Sullivan Road. Call (509) 928-4790 for information.
Daughters of Union Veterans Civil War 1861-1865 – Lizbeth Turner Tent No. 4, meets the third Monday of the month. Call (509) 928-2566 or (509) 466-8006.
Democracy for America – Meets regularly; visit www.democracyforamerica.com.
Greater Spokane Democratic Women’s Club – Meets the first Thursday of the month, 11:30 a.m., at Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E Main Ave. Call (509) 928-928.
Jane Jefferson Democratic Women – Newcomers welcome. Meets the second Wednesday of the month, 11:30 a.m., Perkins Restaurant, 12 E. Olive Ave. Contact Mary Wissink at (509) 869-6834 or email@example.com for more information.
Hawaiian Martial Arts – Teens and adults meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-9 p.m.; and Saturdays 9-11 a.m. Children ages 5-12 years meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 p.m.; Saturdays 8-9 a.m., 1504 N. Monroe St. For more information call (509) 315-6172.
Ponderosa Republican Women – Meets the second Thursday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division St. Cost for luncheon is $17. Call (509) 990-8648 or email PonderosaRW@comcast.net or for more information.
Women of Rotary – Meets the first Thursday of the month at noon; (509) 747-1206.
Carousels – Meets the first and third Saturdays of the month at 7:30 p.m. Donation of $10 accepted at the door. Contact Richard Snyder at (509) 443-0126.
Country Jammers – Meets the first and third Sundays of the month, 1-4 p.m., at Tri-Community Grange, 25025 N. Starr Road, Rockford. Donations accepted, refreshments are available. Call (509) 926-3803 for more information.
Deer Lake “Heart Beats” – New dance club is a non-profit clogging organization. Meets Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m., at the Deer Lake Resort’s Eagles Nest, 3906 W. Canyon Springs Way, Loon Lake, Wash. Club membership is $10 a year. Call (509) 233-8051 or (509) 951-7300, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.barbaracagle.com for more information.
Inland Empire Blues Society – The IEBS will hold a Blues Boogie every second Thursday of the month. Daley’s Cheap Shots, 6412 E. Trent Ave. For more information, call (509) 535-9309 or visit www.ieblues.org.
Krazy 8’s – Meets the first Friday of the month, 6:45 p.m., Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley; contact Darlene or Gerry Ruhling, (509) 489-0817.
Silver Spurs International Folk Dance Youth Group – Cultural dances from around the world. Cost is $25-$40 per month (costumes included). Dancers perform at community events such as the Fall Folk Festival and First Night. Classes are at 1426 E. 19th Ave. (509) 533-9966, email@example.com
Octo Plus Squares – Meets Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., October-May, Eastern Spokane Grange, 1621 N. Park Road, Spokane Valley; contact Darlene or Gerry Ruhling, (509) 489-0817.
Wild Rose Ramblers Square Dance Club – Meets the first Saturday of each month, October-June, 7-10 p.m., 7424 N. Freya St.; call Paul Manly, (509) 467-5564.
Altrusa International of Spokane – Service organization for men and women; (509) 624-1654.
Disabled American Veterans Meeting – Meets the second Saturday of the month, 11 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1435, 212 S. David Road, Spokane Valley; (509) 535-9100.
East Spokane Kiwanis Club – Meets Thursdays at noon, The Season Ticket, 1221 N. Howard St. Contact Jackie Sue McFarlin, firstname.lastname@example.org, (509) 241-7123 or (800) 458-5450 ext. 2507123.
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