January 3, 2014 in Features

What’s happening


Snowshoeing Snowshoeing is the world’s fastest-growing winter activity for recreation and fitness. All ages and ability levels can enjoy the sport together. Join us for a presentation about types of snowshoes and what clothing to wear, and view photos of snowshoeing locations in the Spokane area. Saturday, 2-3 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5307.

Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Donald R. McLaughlin of the Stevens County Historical Society will discuss the military road from Fort Walla Walla to Fort Colville. Open to the public. Lunch from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., followed by lecture. Saturday, Timber Creek Grill Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery Ave., Spokane Valley. Pay at the door. (509) 328-0786.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey All games at 7:05 p.m. Friday, vs. Victoria; Saturday, vs. Everett; Jan. 10, vs. Kamloops. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $10-$22. (509) 535-7825.

“Making a Difference: You Can Do It Too” Panel An EWU Women’s Studies Center Program on what it takes to make a change. Come hear from young people organizing for social justice and EWU’s Activists in Residence, Jackie Vaughn, Molly Fitzpatrick, Angela Webster and Liz Moore. Thursday, 1-2 p.m., Eastern Washington University Pence Union Building, Room 206-204, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2898.

Computer Basics Class Learn basic information about computers and have opportunities to practice what you learn. Learn about using a mouse and keyboard and how to use Microsoft Windows-based programs. Register ahead of time. Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-noon., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

Discover Your Optimal Health Get your weight loss and health questions answered and learn how to take off the weight and keep it off and gain the health you deserve. Sample healthy snacks. Saturday, 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Smart Searching on Internet Class Learn how to use subject directories and search engines, learn about the “deep Web” and how to evaluate the websites you find. You should be able to use a mouse and scroll bars and have some familiarity with Web browsers. Preregistration required. Tuesday, 1-2:30 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.

Global Book Club for Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte More than 600 Desire Map book clubs launch worldwide Tuesday, and Auntie’s is the place in Spokane. Labeled “A Guide to Creating Goals with Soul,” author Danielle LaPorte is looking to start a revolution, teaching people to get clear on how they want to feel in life before they lay out goals. Local leader Lisa Simpson will lead a workshop-style discussion every other week for 5 weeks. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Mystery to Me Book Group “The Jury Master” by Robert Degoni. Wednesday, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

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