February 22, 2014 in Washington Voices

Spokane Valley calendar

 

Today

Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser - Enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee, milk, juice and soft drinks to benefit the St. Mary’s Youth Group Mission Trip to serve people in need through Catholic Heart Work Camp in July to Pittsburgh. Visit www.heartworkcamp.com. To purchase tickets, please call (509) 954-9406. 8-10 a.m. Applebee’s - 12217 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. $10. (509) 954-9406.

“Charlotte’s Web” - The classic children’s story of Charlotte, a barn spider who weaves messages in her web to help her friend Wilbur. 4 and 7 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3, Spokane Valley. $10/adults; $8/seniors, students, military, children ages 12 and younger. (509) 995-6718.

“Prelude to a Kiss” - At Peter and Rita’s wedding a mysterious old man kisses the bride, causing a transformation that will test the couple’s relationship and help them experience the exhilarating rewards of love. 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. Advance: $14/adults; $13/students, seniors and military. Door: $15. (509) 795-0004.

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month noon-midnight. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 891-1695.

Ongoing

Campfire Candy Sale - Feb. 1-March 2. Creamy mint patties, Almond Caramel Clusters, Almond Roca, Camp Snax trail mix and Toffee nut mix. Visit www.campfireinc.org for store locations where they will be sold. Varies $6/box. (509) 747-6191.

Girl Scouts Cookie Sale - Feb. 7-March 20. Preorders are being accepted for Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-Si-Dos and Savannah Smiles. $4/Washington, $4.25/Idaho. (509) 747-8091.

Sunday

“Charlotte’s Web” - The classic children’s story of Charlotte, a barn spider who weaves messages in her web to help her friend Wilbur. 2 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3, Spokane Valley. $10/adults; $8/seniors, students, military, children ages 12 and younger. (509) 995-6718.

Marriage Enrichment Seminar - “Authentic Love Through the Eyes of God,” presented by Kristine Mauss, keynote speaker and founder, Theology of the Body Northwest. Child care (for children up to age 11) is available next door at the church parish hall, 4521 N. Arden Road. Lunch will be provided for the children. Reservations requested by phone or email info@stjoeparish.org. Noon-4 p.m. Otis Orchards Elementary School, 22000 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free; donations accepted. (509) 926-7133.

“Prelude to a Kiss” - At Peter and Rita’s wedding a mysterious old man kisses the bride, causing a transformation that will test the couple’s relationship and help them experience the exhilarating rewards of love. 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. Advance: $14/adults; $13/students, seniors and military. Door: $15. (509) 795-0004.

Bake Sale - Buy baked items and enjoy 30-minute presentations that will make your baking better and healthier. The baked goods selection will include some gluten-free and vegan items. The presentation schedule includes: 12:15 p.m., Gluten Free Baking; 1 p.m., Dairy Free Baking; 1:45 p.m., Whole Grains; and 2:15 p.m., Bread Making. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Spokane Valley Adventist Church, at the school, 1603 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 926-0955.

Wednesday

Lilac City Cribbage Club - Play cribbage every Wednesday evening at the Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., 6:15-9 p.m. Traditional two-handed play. For more info: (509) 477-9090 or email bill@playcribbage.com. Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley

Thursday

Applying for Jobs Online - Do online job applications make your head swim? Whether you’re new to the job market or getting back into the job market, get helpful advice and tips from our expert staff. Learn how to create an account and fill out an online job application, stay organized, make a good impression online, avoid job scams, and attach a resume to an application and an email. Participants should have basic Internet and email skills. Register at www.scld.org or by phone. 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Spokane’s 36th Annual Home & Yard Show - Thursday-March 2. Presented by Jim Custer Enterprises. Featuring displays and demonstrations with home- and yard-related products, services and improvements. Thursday-Friday, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/good all weekend; children age 12 and younger free. (509) 924-0588.

Spokane Valley Tween Club - Just for tweens in grades 4-6. Join us monthly at 4 p.m. as we have some snacks, make things, play games and more. This month, Go for the Gold: Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of minute-long physical challenges in honor of the Winter Olympics. March 27, Sock Creatures: We’re constructing sock creatures. We’ll provide patterns, embellishments from our craft closet, and plenty of socks (you can also bring socks from home). April 24, Calling All Superheroes: Grab your mask and secret identity (cape optional) and come to the library to explore the science of superheroes with an afternoon of superhero crafts, trivia and challenges. May 22, Up, Up, and Away!: Are you ready for launch? We’re making a variety of airborne projectiles. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Friday

“Improv Comedy at the Lake” - Family-friendly improv comedy made up on the spot based upon audience suggestion. This two-hour show is created right in front of you and two shows are never the same. Similar to “Whose Line is it Anyway.” 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners Building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $5. (509) 990-2834.

Spokane’s 36th Annual Home & Yard Show - Noon-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/good all weekend; children age 12 and younger free. (509) 924-0588.


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