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In brief: EVSD to begin kindergarten registration

SPOKANE VALLEY – The East Valley School District will begin taking registration for children who’ll enter kindergarten this fall.

There isn’t a registration deadline, but the district doesn’t register students during summer when school offices are closed. Parents should register students at their neighborhood schools before the end of the school year. At Trent, Trentwood, Otis Orchards and East Farms elementaries, the last day of school is June 13. School secretaries return Aug. 13, and school will begin Aug. 27.

At Continuous Curriculum School, the last day of school is June 27 and the school secretary will return July 29. The first day of school is Aug. 12.

Children must be 5 years old by Aug. 31 to enter kindergarten; a certified birth certificate from the Bureau of Vital Statistics is needed. State law requires all students to be immunized before enrolling; bring an up-to-date immunization record showing the child has received varicella (chicken pox), DTaP/DTP/DT/TD, polio, MMR and HEP B.

For more information, call your neighborhood school office.

Vote for free Mirabeau movies

SPOKANE VALLEY – The deadline to vote for this summer’s Free Summer Movies in the Park is Jan. 31. A survey is on the city’s website, and residents can vote for their favorites.

The city is limited to showing just one Disney movie, so voters are asked to select only one of those movies from the list.

The candidates are: “Mary Poppins,” “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2,” “Despicable Me 2,” “Frozen,” “The Lego Movie,” “Planes,” “E.T.” “Thor,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Monsters University,” and “The Smurfs 2.”

The top two movies chosen will be shown in Mirabeau Park Meadows Park July 25 and Aug. 15.

To vote, visit www.spokanevalley.org/ parksandrecreation and click on the link to the Free Movies in the Park survey.

Theater Arts hosting tea party

SPOKANE VALLEY – Theater Arts for Children will present a Princess Tea Party today from 2 to 4 p.m. at Genesis Church, 810 S. Sullivan Road.

The event will feature tea, desserts, crafts and more. Participants should come dressed in costume.

Tickets are $8; some will still be available at the door.



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