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Science is Fun! - Get your goggles on. We’ll blow dry ice bubbles, and do our favorite science experiments from the icky stickies to the frothy foamy. For ages 4-8. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $20/members, $25/nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.

Spokane Indians Baseball - Indians vs. Tri-Cities. 6:30 p.m. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $5-$11. (509) 535-2922.

Manito Park Tour - WSU Spokane County Master Gardener Mary Beth begins the tour in the Duncan Garden. The adventure and education continue with a walk through of the cactus wing of Gaiser Conservatory. The final walk around will be at the Ferris Perennial Garden. This journey includes such things as a brief history of the park, the difference between annuals and perennials, and why plants have common names and botanical names. At the end, quench your thirst and appetite with lemonade and cookies. Organized by Exploring Families and welcoming new members. Pre-registration required at 6:30 p.m. Manito Park, Duncan Gardens, 1702 S. Grand Blvd. Free. (509) 999-7614.


“Discover Earth: A Century of Change” - 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 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 - Today, “Back to the Future” (PG); Saturday, Tuesday and July 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 - Today-Friday, “Rio” (G); Monday-July 18, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” (PG); 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.

Summer Art Camp at the MAC - During this week long art camp at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, campers will create artwork using several different media including clay, paint and printmaking Weeklong camp is 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-July 18, July 21-25 and Aug. 4-8. 2316 W. First Ave. $200/week; optional early arrival and/or late pick-up is $10/day. (509) 363-5355.

Introduction to Knitting - Monday-July 17. For ages 7 and older with Rachelle Hartvigsen. Pre-registration is required. Class held Monday-Thursday from 10-11 a.m. Spokane Art School, 809 W. Garland Ave. $37, includes supplies. (509) 325-3001.


Chataqua - The park will be filled with food booths, art and craft vendors, carnival rides, free entertainment on CenterStage, and a beer garden. Activities for kids all weekend in the Children’s Pavilion. Fun run, parade and golf tournament. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Chewelah City Park, Highway 395, Chewelah. (509) 935-8991.

47th Annual Cheney Rodeo - Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for food, vendors, and face painting. Rodeo at 7:30 p.m., with bull riding. Wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. Dance will follow the rodeo from 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Tickets available at Bi-Mart locations in Cheney, Airway Heights, Medical Lake, Deer Park and Spokane. Bi-Mart Arena, 14310 S. State Route 904, Cheney. $14/advance; $18/gate. $7/children ages 7-12. (509) 235-4848.

Come Feed the Buffalo - Tours are offered on the hour from noon to 4 p.m. Visitors will learn the farm history and bison facts during a slide presentation and Q&A session. Everyone will get an opportunity to meet and greet the herd and hand-feed the buffalo. Gifts, souvenirs, leather goods, jewelry and more are available at the on-farm gift shop. Groups are welcome, call for more information. Win-Tur Bison Farm, 4742 Highway 231, Springdale. $5/adults, $4/seniors and children, cash or check only. (509) 258-6717.

“Lorax” - . Rated PG. Show at dusk. Bring blankets or low back chairs. Concessions available through Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 499-3180.

Early Ford V-8 Show - Buy, sell, swap, antique and street rod cars, parts, literature, auto, tractors, farm and transportation collectibles, antiques and toys. All parts and cars for sale welcome. Trucks, 4x4, high performance, speed equipment, restoration parts and supplies. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5/person. (509) 994-4924.

Summer Horse and Carriage Rides - Every Friday in July and August, 5-9 p.m. The rides are first come, first served. Each guest will receive a complimentary flower from Peters and Sons Floral as they enjoy the summer sights of downtown Spokane and the clip-clop of the horse hooves as they tour downtown in style. Sponsored by STCU. Main Avenue and Wall Street. Free.


Cheney Jubilee - Festival featuring a barbecue competition, live music, food booths, beer garden, kid activities, hay dig and arts and craft vendors. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Cheney Plaza, SR 904 at Betz Road, Cheney.