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In Brief: Public invited to Link Spokane meetings

Thu., Jan. 30, 2014

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.

Ballet, tumbling classes offered

SPOKANE VALLEY – Spokane Valley’s Parks and Recreation Department is offering ballet and tumbling classes.

Pre-ballet will be offered Mondays from 4:15 to 5 p.m. for children ages 3 through 6. The classes will focus on introductory techniques and positions through games and songs. For children 7 and older, the ballet class will be Wednesdays from 4:15 to 5 p.m.

Classes are $45 and sessions run Feb. 10-March 3 and March 10-31.

Tumbling classes will be offered on Tuesdays. Children ages 1 ½ to 3 can take Baby Bugs for $35 per session, children from 3 through 5 can take Tumble Bugs for $40, and children ages 5 through 7 can take Jitter Bugs, also for $40.

All tumbling classes are designed to increase strength, flexibility, speed, balance and coordination. Each age group marks an increase in skills. Tumbling sessions will be held Tuesday through Feb. 25 and March 4-25.

All classes will be at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place.

For more information, call (509) 688-0300, or visit recreation.


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