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In brief: Public invited to Link Spokane forums

SPOKANE – The city is creating a vision for what its transportation and utility structure could look like over the next 20 years. The project is called Link Spokane and residents are invited to provide input about priorities, transportation needs and street design at a series of public meetings.

The first meeting is a bicycle transportation system planning workshop on Monday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the City Council Briefing Room, lower level of Spokane City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

The city will host open houses next week. They are scheduled for:

• 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at NorthTown Mall, 4750 N. Division St., on the first level near the Division Street entrance.

• Noon to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Southside Christian Church, 2934 E. 27th Ave.

• 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave.

Also, City Cable 5’s Council Connection will feature council member Mike Fagan and a conversation about transportation planning on Feb. 6, from 6-7 p.m.

For more information visit: www.spokane planning.org/ link.html.

Salvation Army Food Bank open Saturdays

SPOKANE – The Salvation Army’s Food Bank is now open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Grants from the Walmart Foundation and the Fred Meyer Foundation are making the extended hours possible. The food bank is also open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Saturday hours will help families with children who rely on free and reduced breakfast and lunch programs during the week have easier access to food on the weekend.

The Salvation Army Food Bank is at 204 E. Indiana Ave. and will celebrate the new hours with a grand opening Saturday.

Food bank recipients must bring photo ID and proof of address.

Senior Dance Group to meet every Thursday

NORTH SPOKANE – The Farwell Senior Dance Group is meeting every Thursday from 1-3 p.m. at 8415 N. Wall St.

Singles and couples are welcome.

Music will be provided by Our Kind of Music, featuring bass guitar and accordion.

Admission is $4. Call: (509) 328-1421.



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