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Fri., Jan. 17, 2014

Wrangler Professional Bull Riding Classic Friday and Saturday. 7 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $15-$30. (800) 325-SEAT.

Bubble Fest Join us as Mobius Children’s Museum exhibit floor is filled with bubbles and foam of all sorts. Free with museum admission. Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 624-5437.

Auntie Jannie Storytime Auntie Jannie will be reading some favorite stories. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Happy Birthday Winnie-the-Pooh Celebrate Pooh’s 131st birthday with a story about his adventures. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

MLK Day Youth Empowerment Luncheon and Silent Auction Spokane students share essays and films expressing personal interpretations of Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream. 11:30 a.m., silent auction, followed by luncheon and youth presentations. www.eventbrite.com/e/mlk-day-youth- empowerment-luncheon-tickets- 8884761561. Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Shadle Park High School, 4327 N. Ash St. $10. (509) 455-8722.

LEGO-rama ’14 Building Contest The theme is “Space: Building for the Future.” One entry per participant, entries must be original designs, not a Lego or compatible brand kit, built by the participant without adult assistance, and are limited to a 15-by-15-inch footprint. Saturday, 1 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Playing for Change Fundraiser presented by Spokane County 4-H’s Know Your Government. An evening of live music by folk group Sweet Grass, desserts and a silent auction. Auction proceeds will send KYG youth to Olympia, where they will meet and work with state legislators and serve as mock lobbyists for Spokane County. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., La Belle Vie, 18507 E. Appleway Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 477-2048.

Introduction to Ice Climbing Clinic Try this winter activity in a small group setting, without having to invest in all the specialized gear. No prior experience is required, but reservations are. Sunday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Metaline Park, baseball field off Highway 31, Metaline, Wash. Free. (509) 999-7614.

Art Break Camp! Be prepared to paint, sculpt and create as we dive into some artful projects. For ages 4 to 8. Monday, 2-4 p.m., Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $25. (509) 624-5437.

Co-op Kids Children and their caregivers are welcome for weekly events with snacks and materials donated by the Moscow Food Co-op. Tuesday, 9-10 a.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Kids Explore & Discover Club “Let’s Get Moving!” Work up a sweat with parachute games, beach ball toss, hula hoop challenges and more. Tuesday, 4 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Northside Tween Club Learn how to make projectiles with stuff you can find around the house. We’ll discover a bit about physics and velocity, and the many ways to shoot a marshmallow across the room. Tuesday, 4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Penguin Awareness Day: Storytime and Craft We’re reading stories filled with penguins and creating our own penguin works of art. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Mobius Appropriate for school-age children. Come explore the ins and outs of the atmosphere around us. See just how heavy air really is and what can happen when there is no air at all. Wednesday, 4 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes, (509) 444-5395; Thursday, 4 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St., (509) 444-5380.

Spokane Valley Tween Club Just for tweens in grades 4-6. Get your ninja on as we engineer catapults, assemble ninja crafts and show off our very best ninja moves. Thursday, 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Legomania – Space! Explore the final frontier with ships, moon bases and any other out-of-this-world creation you can imagine. For ages 4 to 10. Thursday, 4-5 p.m., Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $8/members, $10/nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.


 

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