January 23, 2014 in Washington Voices

Family calendar

 

Today

Spokane Valley Tween Club - Just for tweens in grades 4-6. Join us monthly at 4 p.m. as we have some snacks, make things, play games and more. Today, Ninjas at the Library: Get your ninja on this month at the library as we engineer catapults, assemble ninja crafts and show off our very best ninja moves. Feb. 27, Go for the Gold: Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of minute-long physical challenges in honor of the Winter Olympics. March 27, Sock Creatures: We’re constructing sock creatures. We’ll provide patterns, embellishments from our craft closet and plenty of socks (you can also bring socks from home). April 24, Calling All Superheroes: Grab your mask and secret identity (cape optional) and come to the library to explore the science of superheroes with an afternoon of superhero crafts, trivia and challenges. May 22, Up, Up, and Away!: Are you ready for launch? We’re making a variety of airborne projectiles. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Mobius - Every moment of every day you live your life under pressure. Air pressure, that is. Come explore the ins and outs of the atmosphere around us with Mobius. See just how heavy air really is and what can happen when there is no air at all. Every audience member will receive, at no extra charge, as much air as they can breathe. Appropriate for school-age children. 4 p.m. Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380.

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

Ongoing

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - The outdoor covered skating rink is open for the season until March 2. Open Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesdays-Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7-10 p.m., closed Mondays. Extended hours, around holidays, closed on holidays. Special events: Lunch Bunch skating held Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for $4.50, includes skate rental; After School Special for ages 17 and younger held Tuesdays-Fridays, 2-5 p.m., for $4.50, includes skate rental; College Night (ID required) on Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. for $1, skate rental extra; AAA Discount Night (coupon required for free admission) on Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., skate rental extra; Thursday nights, 7-8:30 p.m., $2, skate rental extra. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $4.50/ages 13 and older, $3.50/ages 3-12, seniors and military with ID, $3.50/skate rental. (509) 625-6601.

Inland Northwest RV Show and Sale - The largest RV event in this area returns for its 26th year. Local dealers will bring more than $13 million worth of trailers, campers, fifth wheels and motor homes, plus related travel and camping vendors on display spanning 170,000 square feet of space. Hours are Thursday, noon-8 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $8/adults (cash only), free/age 12 and younger. Admission good all weekend. (509) 466-4256.

Friday

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Chiefs vs. Tri-City. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $10-$22. (509) 535-7825.

14th Annual Mid-Winter Dance - “Let’s Luau” with girls ask your dad, stepdad, grandpa or uncle. Sponsored by Service Unit 406, Girl Scout Troops 3377, 2122 and 3322, Girl Scouts Eastern Washington and North Idaho. Photos start at 6 p.m., dance from 6:30-9 p.m. Live entertainment, photo booth, dancing, refreshments and door prizes. Mead High School, 302 W. Hastings Road. $20/couple at the door; $3 for each additional person attending. (509) 325-2572.

“Choose to Lose” - Improvised game show where two contestants choose games for Blue Door players to compete in with the ultimate goal of losing in order to win prizes. All ages welcome. 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general; $7/children, seniors, military and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Saturday

Friends of the Spokane Valley Library Book Sale - Includes a $2 bag sale (bags will be provided). 9 a.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 893-8400.

Tuesday

Co-op Kids - Lentil soup making with Julia Parker of Fast Foodie. 9-10 a.m. Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Totally Tubular Tuesday - $1 movies at the Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. “Mean Girls,” (PG-13) Tuesday; “Annie,” (PG) Feb. 4; “The Muppet Movie,” (G) Feb. 11; and “Labyrinth,” (PG) Feb. 25. Showings are tentatively scheduled in a 7 p.m. timeslot.

Wednesday

Silly Animals: Storytime and Craft - Animals can be cute, they can be soft, but most of the time, they are just silly. Today we’ll catch them doing all kinds of silly things in our stories. 10:30 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.


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