February 28, 2014 in Features

What’s happening

 

Moscow Mardi Gras This annual event celebrates local talent, children and community with a parade, games and crafts, dance performances and musical festivities. Tickets are available at participating music venues, and Safari Pearl, Keeney Bros., Guitar Friends and Zeppoz. Saturday, various Moscow locations. Daytime activities are free; $15/Adult Mardi Gras. (208) 596-3145.

Fundraiser for Serina Robles Six-year-old leukemia patient needs a bone marrow transplant in Seattle. Music by Sammy Eubanks, Kathy Colton, Riverboat Dave and the Fur Traders, Shelley Phillips and others. Raffles with prizes donated by local businesses and individuals. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Iron Horse Bar and Grill, 407 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 704-9007.

“England Coast-to-Coast” Part of the “Novel Destinations” series sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Public Library Foundation featuring photos from travel adventures taken by area residents. Friday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2380.

Wellington Disaster of the Great Northern Rail Line and the Iron Goat Trail Jim Martine, a train history enthusiast, will share his slides of one of the greatest train disasters of all time. Sponsored by the Guy-Albion Historical Society in conjunction with the Whitman County Historical Society. Saturday, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366.

“Alaska’s Gold Rush Landscape” This lecture by John Odin Jensen touches on Alaska history and the history of technology, and addresses contested issues of community memory and its relationship to archaeology. The Nancy Wilkie Lectureship in Archaeological Heritage. Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m., Gonzaga University, Wolff Auditorium, Jepson Center, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 359-2235.

Spokane’s 36th Annual Home & Yard Show Through Sunday. Presented by Jim Custer Enterprises. Featuring displays and demonstrations with home and yard-related products, services and improvements. Friday, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 28, , 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.

Silent Auction More than 200 baskets or items donated by Spokane businesses and individuals. Raising funds to support the youth group mission trip to Tijuana, Mexico. Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. Free. (509) 747-1058.

Jam for Bread Benefit for Crosswalk, the Volunteers of America youth shelter. Serving Crosswalk’s Brewing Hope Coffee in our new “coffee house” setting with performances by Heather Villa with Brian Flick, Free Whiskey and Spokane Area Youth Choirs. Vern Windham will emcee. Funds raised will help pay for GED testing. There will also be a raffle of themed gift baskets. Sunday, 3-5 p.m., Westminster Congregational Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington St. $10/adults, $8/students, $12/family. (509) 624-1366.

Girls 1B and 2B Basketball Tournament Championship games played in Spokane Thursday through March 8. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $12-$28. (800) 325-SEAT.

SCC Spring Arts, Crafts and Food Fair A variety of vendors selling gifts, garden art and many other items. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair Student Center, 1810 N. Greene St. Free admission and parking. (509) 434-6576.

Spokane Shock Jr. Dance Clinic Open to ages 12 and younger. Participants will learn a dance routine choreographed by Shock Dance Team Director Maggie Kazemba, and will meet, interact with, and be instructed by the Spokane Shock Dancers. Each participant will receive a Jr. Shock Dancer T-Shirt and be a part of a private autograph session with the Shock Dance Team. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, 9-11 a.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., Liberty Lake. $20. (509) 927-0602.

Uniontown Sausage Feed All-you-can-eat menu at the 61st annual event includes homemade sausage, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, applesauce, rolls and pie. Proceeds benefit the Community Building. Music by the German Oom Pah Band and 4 Names in a Hat barbershop quartet. Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Uniontown Community Building, 206 S. Montgomery St., Uniontown. $12/adults; $6/ages 6-12; $2/age 6 and younger. (509) 229-3655.


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