Fallen Heroes Patriotic Run - Presented by Friends of Pavillion Park. 5:45 p.m. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. (509) 499-3180.
“Frozen” - Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff and a snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Rated PG. Show at dusk. Concessions available through Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 499-3180.
“Discover Earth: A Century of Change” - An interactive exhibit, through Aug. 30. Hours are Monday, Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., closed Sundays. 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5307.
Riverfront Park Attractions - Open daily. SkyRide over the Falls and 1909 Looff Carrousel open 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tour Train open 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Pavilion attractions open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and until 8 p.m. on Fridays-Saturdays; Imax Theatre shows 11:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 625-6601.
$1 Summer Movies at Garland Theater - Thursday, “The Big Lebowski” (R); Saturday, Tuesday, and July 10, “Back to the Future” (PG); July 12, 15 and 17, “Fight Club” (R); July 19, 22 and 24, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (PG); July 26, 29 and 31, “Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas” (R); Aug. 2, 5 and 7, “The Goonies” (PG); Aug. 9, 12 and 14, “Labyrinth” (PG); Aug. 16, 19 and 21, “Pulp Fiction” (R); Aug. 23, 26 and 28, “Dr. Strangelove” (PG). Movies will show Saturdays at midnight; Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 9 p.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $1. (509) 327-1050.
$1 Summer Family Movies - Garland Theater - Thursday-Friday, “Turbo” (PG); Monday-July 11, “Rio” (G); July 14-18, “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2”; July 21-25, “Shrek” (PG); July 28-Aug. 1, “Kung Fu Panda” (PG); Aug. 4-8, “How to Train Your Dragon” (PG); Aug. 11-15, “Madagascar” (PG). Movies shown daily Monday-Friday at 9:30 a.m. Box office opens at 9 a.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $1. (509) 327-1050.
Spokane Indians Baseball - Celebrate Spokane’s minor-league baseball team by attending a home game. 2014 schedule includes games vs. Vancouver Friday-Sunday, Tri-Cities Tuesday-July 10, Everett July 19-21; Vancouver July 27-29, Hillsboro July 30-Aug. 3; Everett Aug. 7-9, Tri-Cities Aug. 16-18; Salem-Keizer Aug. 25-29. 6:30 p.m. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-$11. (509) 535-2922.
The Singing Nuns July Fourth Concert and Dessert Social - Tours begin at 7 p.m.; concert at 8:30 p.m. More information at www.singingnuns.com/ events.shtml St. Michael’s Academy, 8500 N. St. Michaels Road. $5, pay at the gate. (509) 467-0986, ext. 121.
Fourth of July - Liberty Lake - Music by Bakin’ Phat and Sammy Eubanks at 6 p.m., playing a mix of blues, country and rock and roll, West Coast Swing and jump blues; followed by fireworks over the lake at approximately 10:10 p.m. (Fireworks are not visible from the park.) Alcohol is prohibited in the park. Bring low-back chairs, blankets and a picnic supper. Concessions will be available through Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 499-3180.
Fourth of July - Riverfront Park - All day activities and entertainment. Park rides and attractions, international food booths, exhibitors, arts and crafts booths, roving performers and more. Concert by Spokane Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band, with guest vocalists Patrice Thompson and Jon Brownell from 7:30-10 p.m. The band will present a musical variety show, featuring songs from Chicago, Blood Sweat and Tears, Stevie Wonder, The Tower of Power, Sly and the Family Stone, Earth Wind and Fire, Michael Buble and many others. The Spokane Jazz Orchestra is a 17-piece big band under the direction of Tom Molter. Fireworks at dusk presented by Spokane Tribe of Indians. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 625-6601.
Fourth of July Celebration - Greenacres - Third annual Kids Parade at 10 a.m., followed by a welcome by Spokane Valley Mayor Dean Grafos. There will also be performances by Broken Whistle and Norm Thomas, along with games, prizes, a petting zoo and more. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Greenacres Park, 1311 N. Long Road (corner of Boone and Long), Greenacres. Free. (509) 926-8899.
Red, White & Views: Salute on the Steps - Celebrate the Fourth with reserved seating on the Floating Stage Steps directly under the Riverfront Park Fireworks. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Breezeway Patio Bar and may be taken to your seats. 5 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $20/reserved seats on comfortable chair, $10/reserved seats on the steps with souvenir seat cushion, $5/general admission with access to steps at 9:45 p.m., 20 percent military discount on reserved seats. (800) 325-SEAT.
iHeart Radio Red, White & Boom - All ages rooftop party. Music, food, Rock City Grill beer garden, kid activities from Mobius Children’s Museum, games, photo booth and watch the fireworks. 7-11 p.m. River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $10/adults, $5/ages 11-17, free/age 10 and younger. (800) 325-SEAT.
Discover the Dinosaurs - Event for the entire family to explore the mystery of prehistoric life in an environment of learning, discovery and fun. A hands-on exhibit that consists of more than 40 moving and replica museum quality dinosaurs that gives you the opportunity to actually get close and touch the dinosaurs. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Visit www.discoverthe dinosaurs.com/Events/ spokane.html. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $17/general; $15/seniors, $20/ages 2-12 for Exhibit Plus; $12/ages 2-12, Exhibit Only; free/age 1 and younger. (800) 325-SEAT.
Independence Day Celebration - Newman Lake - Hot dog and T-shirt sale benefitting Newman Lake Fire and Rescue. Sponsored by Newman Lake Fire Auxiliary and Newman Lake SCOPE. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Newman Lake Grange, 25025 E. Heather Lane, Newman Lake.
“Dog vs. Cat” - Storytime and Craft - It’s an age old battle; cats verses dogs. But it’s about to get worse when Dog and Cat are forced to share a room together. After we’re done laughing at this silly new book by Chris Gall, stay for a fun craft. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Discover the Dinosaurs - 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Visit www.discoverthe dinosaurs.com/Events/ spokane.html. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $17/general; $15/seniors, $20/ages 2-12 for Exhibit Plus; $12/ages 2-12, Exhibit Only; free/age one and younger. (800) 325-SEAT.
Rock Climbing - Organized by Exploring Families, registration required at www.ExploringFamilies.com. Choose from Monday or July 14, both 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Adults and kids. Come rock climb with Stan Busby, Climbers with Christ, and his team of volunteer belayers. All abilities (or lack thereof) are welcome. The Climbers with Christ team begins our day with a presentation about the CWC Mission. After that we will spend the rest of the day taking turns climbing the 5-6 courses they set up for us. Shields Park, Minnehaha Rocks, 5625 E. Upriver Drive. Free. (509) 999-7614.
A Bird’s Eye View of the Missoula Floods - Join Rick Thompson, an expert on the Missoula Floods to see how the floods left their mark on our region. 6 p.m. South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.
$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - Two movies to choose from each day (Tuesday/Wednesday) at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Tuesday-Wednesday, “The Lego Movie” and “Free Birds”; July 15-16, “Adventures of Tintin” and “Rise of the Guardians”; July 22-23-, “Kung Fu Panda 2” and “Madagascar 3”; July 29-30, “The Croods” and “Epic”; Aug. 5-6, “Turbo” and “Walking with Dinosaurs”; Aug. 12-13, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” and “Rio 2”. All shows are rated PG. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.
Family Concert with Ruby Devine - Shows at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.
Minecraft Fiesta Two-Day Camp - Join us as we will be crafting our own Creeper piñatas, playing Minecraft paper craft games and winning prizes in fun building challenges. The last thing we will do? Party it up when breaking the teachers piñata and munching some Minecraft themed snacks. For ages 4-8. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $40/members, $50/nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.
Dr. Seuss Zentangle - Anyone can create beautiful designs with some basic instruction in the Zentangle format. This class, just for kids, will open creative doors and everyone will walk away with a beautiful drawing and new skill. Children must be able to print independently to attend. 3 p.m. East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. Free. (509) 444-5375.
$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater - 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.
Family Concert with Ruby Devine - Shows at 2 and 3:30 p.m. South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5307.
“Pitch Perfect” - Rated PG-13. Movie starts at dusk. Bring blankets and warm clothes for a comfortable evening. All events are dog friendly. The PEMCO Outdoor Movies at Riverfront Park feature big screen movies, circus performers from Spokane Aerial Performance Arts, movie trivia and tasty food trucks. Held Wednesday through July 16. Upcoming movie is “The Goonies.” Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $5/pre-movie seating at 7 p.m. and includes all activities. (360) 920-7890.