Expanded Hours Open House Celebrations Come celebrate the new hours funded by the voter-approved library levy. Snacks and crafts will be available all day. Ruby Devine will play her blend of blues and folk music at 4 p.m. Tuesday, 2:30-7 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5307. The same celebration will be held at Indian Trail Library with bluegrass music at 4 p.m. by Blue Water Strangers. 2:30-7 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road. (509) 444-5395. Free.
Flower Power ’60s Music Flashback Presented by Senior Revolution and Baby Boomer Revolution. Join in with the music of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s using the percussion instruments provided along with the snare drum and cymbals to combine for a fun experience. Dress to the era. Today, 5-8 p.m., Bella Cova, 905 N. Washington St. Donations accepted. (509) 362-5963.
Dance Class Taught by the River City Cloggers. All are welcome. Wednesday, 1-3 p.m., Corbin Community Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Free. (509) 327-9811.
“Choose to Lose” Improvised game show where contestants choose games for Blue Door players to compete in with the ultimate goal of losing in order to win prizes. All ages welcome. Friday nights in January at 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general; $7/children, seniors, military and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.
“Short Stacks” Blue Door Theatre players, games and comedy. Some material not suitable for all ages. All tickets can be purchased at the door. Today, 10 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $5. (509) 747-7045.
“Safari” Shows feature short-form improv games based on audience suggestions. For information or reservations, call (509) 747-7045 or visit www.bluedoortheatre.com. Tickets can also be purchased night of show. Saturday nights at 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7.
Uncle D’s Comedy Underground Stand-up comedy every Thursday night at 8 p.m. Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, 2721 N. Market St. No cover. (509) 483-7300.
Harry J. Riley Stand-up comedy. Jan. 10, 8 p.m., Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, 2721 N. Market St. $12. (509) 483-7300.
“Away in the Basement: A Church Basement Ladies Christmas” Today-Sunday. The ladies come together to prepare for the annual Christmas pageant in this musical comedy. Performances are today at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $12-$28. (509) 455-7529.
Play in a Day Christian Youth Theater North Idaho, in conjunction with Chill Bucket Productions, will host their Fifth Annual Play In A Day Fundraiser. This year’s show will be an original musical with a modern take on Hansel and Gretel. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $10/advance; $15/at the door. (208) 765-8600.
Family Dance and Potluck Easy circle, line, contra, folk and novelty dances with live music. The potluck begins 6:30 p.m. Dances begin at 7 p.m. Designed to encourage young dancers and beginners to move to music and give families quality time together. All of the dances are taught by Susan Dankovich, local contra caller and director of the Silver Spurs Youth Folk Dancers. The band is Margie Heller, Ken Raymond and Paul Tapp. Jan. 10, 6:30 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Free. (509) 838-4277.
Evening in Paris A father/daughter ball. Cosmetology students at Spokane Valley Tech are offering free hairstyles and makeup services to dance guests. Jan. 10, 6:30-9 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. $20/father and daughter pair; $5/per additional daughter. (509) 216-9697.
“Little Women” Jan. 10-Feb. 1. A musical based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel about the March sisters growing up in Civil War America. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $13.75-$19.75. (208) 667-1323.
“The Rainmaker” Jan. 10-19. A stranger promises rain in a drought-stricken town, though he may end up bringing love as well to a family in this heartwarming comedy. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Advance: $14/adults; $13/students, seniors and military. Door: $15. (509) 795-0004.
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