August 28, 2014 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

“Discover Earth: A Century of Change” - An interactive exhibit is the sister to “Discover Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference,” which the library hosted in 2012. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5307.

Toddler & Me: We Love Bugs! - Let’s learn all about these little guys, including examining some preserved and some live classroom visitors, before making our own ladybug costume to take home. For ages 2-4. Parents stay and play with their little ones in these fun-packed classes. 10:30 a.m. Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $10/members, $12/nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.

Spokane Indians Baseball - Celebrate Spokane’s minor-league baseball team by attending a home game. Indians vs. Salem-Keizer, 6:30 p.m. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-$11. (509) 535-2922.

$1 Summer Movies at Garland Theater - “Dr. Strangelove” (PG). Movie will show at 9 p.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $1. (509) 327-1050.

Ongoing

Spokane Junior Soccer Fall Registration - Late registration still open until start of season. Games on Saturdays from Sept. 13 to Nov. 1 for ages 4-16. Practice times will be determined by coach. Normal fee is $44. Half-price scholarships available for financial need. 9116 E. Sprague Ave., Suite 138. (509) 747-5017.

Pig Out in the Park - Through Monday. 35th annual food and music festival with 47 food booth, four adult beverage gardens and 100 free concerts on four stages. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. Free admission. (509) 921-5579.

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 through Monday, 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. through Monday. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 625-6601.

Peach Festival - Through Monday. Visit website for a map of growers and “Fresh on the Bluff” updates. Green Bluff. (509) 363-3135.

Friday

“Discover Earth: A Century of Change” - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5307.

“Brave” - Princess Merida defies a custom and brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse in this animated film. Rated PG. 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.

$1 Friday Fun Night at Riverfront Park - 5-8 p.m. Enjoy $1 rides on the pavillion 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.

Summer Horse and Carriage Rides - 5-9 p.m. The rides are first come, first served. Each guest will receive a complimentary flower from Peters and Sons Floral. Sponsored by Spokane Teachers Credit Union. Main Avenue and Wall Street. Free.

Cecil the Magician - Fizz! Boom! Magic! Is it magic or illusion? Whatever it is, it’s fun! Cecil the Magician will keep you guessing and wondering how he does it. Join us for magic, music and more – including a little friend, Louie the Lightning Bug. 2 p.m. Spokane Public Library - Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5336.

Spokane Indians Baseball - Spokane’s minor-league Indians vs. Salem-Keizer, 6:30 p.m. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-$11. (509) 535-2922.

Saturday

“Enemy Pie” Storytime and Craft - A little boy finds out just how you treat a kid you don’t like; with the most disgusting pie. But his dad has a few tricks (and lessons) up his sleeve in this Reading Rainbow Award winning book by Derek Munson. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Spokane Symphony at Liberty Lake - Join the Spokane Symphony over Labor Day weekend for a free outdoor concert at the park. Bring a picnic dinner, blankets, chairs, and enjoy a mix of classics, show tunes and patriotic marches. Eckart Preu, conductor. Sponsored by Friends of Pavillion Park of Liberty Lake. Concessions will be available through the Liberty Lake Kiwanis. 6-7:30 p.m. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 624-1200.

Zombie Run - Try to outrun a horde of zombies and make it to check points where you will be equipped and resupplied. Bring a Nerf gun. Buy extra “lives” if the zombies catch you. Half of the proceeds will be donated to the Source to help at-risk youth. There are three rounds for different groups. Outbreak at 6 p.m. - Ages 3 to 10 (no “lives” will be lost, all runners will finish and parents are encouraged to run with their kids). Infection at 7:30 p.m. - All ages and athletic abilities. Apocalypse at 9 p.m. - Intense players only. $1 per gun, $1 per clip, lives are $5 for two and you can always buy more. Concessions will be available throughout the entire event! Comstock Park, 6 p.m. Sponsored by Apocalypse Corps (509) 850-5587.

Monday

Spokane Symphony Labor Day Weekend Outdoor Concert - 6-7:30 p.m. Comstock Park, 29th Avenue at Howard Street. Free. (509) 624-1200.


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