Author Carmen Peone - Book signing of “Heart of Courage”; 2-4 p.m. Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-0667.
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 attend an annual conference in Olympia; 6:30 p.m. La Belle Vie, 18507 E. Appleway Ave. Free. (509) 477-2048.
“The Rainmaker” - In a drought-stricken town in Depression-era Midwest, a stranger promises rain, though he may end up bringing love as well as rain 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.
“The Rainmaker” - 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Advance: $14/adults; $13/students, seniors and military. Door: $15. (509) 795-0004.
Kids Explore & Discover Club - Work up a sweat with parachute games, beach ball toss, Hula Hoop challenges and more. We’ll talk about the importance of exercise and teach you fun and creative ways to get your heart rate up; 4 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.
Spokane Valley City Council study session - Tentative agenda items include a public hearing on declaring property as surplus so it can be purchased by the Spokane County Library District and appointments of council members to various boards and committees; 6 p.m. Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 921-1000.
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 email@example.com.
Pizza Fundraiser - A portion of the proceeds will go to support the Northwest Wildfire Softball Team. Visit www.northwestwildfire.com; 5-9 p.m. Round Table Pizza, 15402 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 926-5452.
West Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 7 p.m. District Conference Center, 8818 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-2150.
“Hip and Knee Pain: Causes and Treatments” - Free seminar. Refreshments will be served; 6 p.m. Valley Hospital Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. Free, RSVP required. (509) 473-5672.