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Concerts Under the Pines - Presented by the Northwest Neighborhood Association. Bring a chair, blanket and picnic. Men of Rhythm. Held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Audubon Park, 3405 N. Milton Ave. Free. (509) 326-4200.

Back to School Shoe Drive - Help send a child back to school with a new pair of shoes by donating at the Mission Outreach Center, from 1:30-4 p.m. Shoes will be distributed on Aug. 22-23 to children in grades K-8. Mission Community Outreach Center, 1906 E. Mission Ave. (509) 536-1084.

School-Aged Drop In! - Bring your creativity and come in anytime during the day for an activity. Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5380.

100 Hours of Camp Fire Inland Northwest Celebration - Guests include Spokane Shock, Spokane Indians, Gonzaga University, Miss Spokane Scholarship Pageant Organization, and more. We will feature a huge fire pit, Camp Fire s’mores & banana boats made with our famous Camp Fire Mints & Almond Rocas, crafts, dunk tank, car shows, Camp Fire sing-a-along, from 5:30-7 p.m., concert at 7 p.m., as well as many other activities. Concerts by Cheryl Branz, Maxie Ray Mills, Lacey Ryan. Camp Fire Candy will be available for purchase. Wandermere West Shopping Center, 12400 N. Division St. (509) 747-6191.

Ssssssnakes Are Awesome! - Let’s get to know our resident corn snake better. We will meet and handle her (if you want to), learn some great facts, create our own corn snake and snake prints to take home and then observe the corn snake’s weekly feeding. What do you think our corn snake eats? Come to this camp and find out. For ages 4-8. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $20/members, $25/nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.


Youth Soccer sign-up for Fall - Games on Saturdays from Sept 13-Nov. 1 for ages 4-16. Accepting late registration until start of season. Practice times will be determined by coach. 8 a.m. 9116 E. Sprague Ave., Suite 138. $44. (509) 747-5017.

“Discover Earth: A Century of Change” - “Discover Earth: A Century of Change,” an interactive exhibit, through Aug. 30. Hours are Monday, Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., closed Sundays. 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5307.

Riverfront Park Attractions - Open daily. SkyRide and 1909 Looff Carrousel open 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tour Train open 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Pavilion attractions open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and until 8 p.m. on Fridays-Saturdays; Imax Theatre shows 11:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 625-6601.

$1 Summer Movies at Garland Theater - Today, “The Goonies” (PG); Saturday, Tuesday and Aug. 14, “Labyrinth” (PG); Aug. 16, 19 and 21, “Pulp Fiction” (R); Aug. 23, 26 and 28, “Dr. Strangelove” (PG). Movies will show Saturdays at midnight; Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 9 p.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $1. (509) 327-1050.

$1 Summer Family Movies - Garland Theater - Thursday-Friday, “How to Train Your Dragon” (PG); Aug. 11-15, “Madagascar” (PG). Movies shown daily Monday-Friday at 9:30 a.m. Box office opens at 9 a.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $1. (509) 327-1050.

Spokane Indians Baseball - Upcoming home games: Indians vs. Everett, Thursday-Saturday; Tri-Cities, Aug. 16-18; and Salem-Keizer, Aug. 25-29. 6:30 p.m. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-$11. (509) 535-2922.


$1 Friday Fun Night at Riverfront Park - Each Friday night from 5-8 p.m., through Aug. 29. Enjoy $1 rides on the Pavilion attractions, including Enchanted Forest Mini Golf and the Carrousel. Offer excludes SkyRide and Tour Train. Also, $1 hot dogs at the Pavilion Cafe and the Carrousel Grill. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 625-6601.

“Singing in the Rain” - Presented by Christian Youth Theater. A light-hearted romantic comedy about the early days of sound film. 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12/advance; $14/door; $11/ages 12 and younger and seniors. (800) 325-SEAT.

Summer Horse and Carriage Rides - Every Friday in August, 5-9 p.m. The rides are first come, first serve. No reservations are required. Each guest will receive a complimentary flower from Peters and Sons Floral as they enjoy the summer sights of Downtown Spokane and the clip-clop of the horse hooves as they tour Downtown in style. Sponsored by Spokane Teachers Credit Union. Main Avenue and Wall Street. Free.

KSPS FitKids Day - Special guests are Curious George and Buddy from “Dinosaur Train.” KSPS Fit Kids will get you movin’ and groovin’ with lots of fun activities for young children. 10 a.m.-noon. Ferris High School, football/soccer field, 3020 E. 37th Ave. Free. (509) 443-7700.

Carnival in Cannon Park - Hosted by Grace Church Spokane, there will be carnival games, bouncy houses, and so much more. Car Wash will be available at West Central Community Center, come join us for free snacks, entertainment, and loads of fun! 1-2:30 p.m. 1511 N. Elm St Free. (509) 822-7646.

Radical Rick - Join Radical Rick as he explores and explains the world of science with exciting experiments. 2 p.m. Spokane Public Library - Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5336.


“Star Trek into Darkness” - Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. Rated PG-13. Show at dusk. Bring blankets or low back chairs. Concessions available through Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 499-3180.

“Singing in the Rain” - Presented by Christian Youth Theater.3 and 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12/advance; $14/door; $11/ages 12 and younger and seniors. (800) 325-SEAT.

Happy Birthday Harry Potter Party - Don your dress robes and crack open some butterbeer, because it is time for a party. Enjoy food, games and prizes. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Radical Rick - 11 a.m. Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road. Free. (509) 444-5395.

Carnival In Cannon Park - 1-2:30 p.m. 1511 N. Elm St Free. (509) 822-7646.

Sew a Felt Cozy for Your Device - Sew a cozy out of felt for your phone, iPod or other small device. If you can thread a needle and sew a few stitches, you can do it! We’ll have supplies and ideas for you to get creative. For ages 10-16. 2 p.m. Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5380.