In brief: Western Dance Center to offer free dancing
SPOKANE VALLEY – The Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road, will offer free nights of dancing Feb. 1 from 8 to 10 p.m. and Feb. 6 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Singles, couples and families are welcome, and there is a variety of dancing such as square dancing, round dancing and line dancing.
For more information, call (509) 979-2607.
SFCC celebrating Chinese New Year today
WEST SPOKANE – Spokane Falls Community College is celebrating Chinese New Year today in Sub Lounges A and B, Building 17, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive.
Visitors wearing red will receive a gift, and free Chinese food will be served to those who know their Chinese zodiac sign (help is on hand if needed).
A screening of “Kung-Fu Panda” is also part of the celebration which is sponsored by SFCC’s Chinese and Far East Clubs.
Call: (509) 533-3701.
SCC to celebrate Chinese New Year Saturday
EAST SPOKANE – Spokane Community College’s Asian Pacific Club and the Spokane Chinese Association is hosting a Chinese New Year’s celebration on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. in the Lair Student Center, Building 6, 1810 N. Greene St.
Admission is free to the culture fair, featuring 15 exhibitors, and snacks from 1 to 4 p.m.
The Chinese New Year’s Show will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. It will feature dozens of performers and door prizes. Admission is $10; $6 for children age 5-12. Children 4 and younger are free.
Call: (509) 533-7236.
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.