July 12, 2014 in Washington Voices

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Today

Spokane d’Elegance Auto Show - Presented by Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation showcasing some of the region’s most beautiful vehicles. Held in conjunction with the Early Ford V8 Club Swap Meet. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The auto show also includes a classic Hollywood-themed dinner and auction beginning at 5 p.m. where guests can bid on silent and live auction items. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5/includes swap meet and auto show, $125/dinner and auction. (509) 434-5069.

Early Ford V-8 Show - Buy, sell and swap antique and street rod cars, parts, literature, auto, tractors, farm and transportation collectibles, antiques and toys. All parts and cars for sale welcome. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5. (509) 994-4924.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - Through Oct. 11. Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake. (509) 879-4965.

Spokane Novelists Group - Meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month, noon-4 p.m. Please bring seven to eight copies of a chapter/manuscript of no more than 10 pages each. Review of fiction only, including novels and short stories. Please no memoirs, poetry, children’s books or any form of non-fiction. Noon. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. (509) 590-7316.

Introduction to Handweaving - Hosted by the Spokane Handweavers Guild at Valleyford Fire Station 82, in Valleyford. Looms will be set up and ready for use by anyone interested in trying their hand at weaving. Also, members will be on hand to assist anyone who brings their own loom and wants help setting it up, learning how it works or troubleshooting problems. Noon. Valleyford Fire Station 82, 12100 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. Free. (509) 235-4137.

Ongoing

Cowboy Supper Shows - 20th anniversary commemorative performances will be held today and Sunday, Aug. 8-10, Sept. 12-14 and Oct. 10-12. Friday and Saturday shows will begin at 6:15 p.m. with the ticket office opening at 5:30 p.m. Sunday matinee shows will be starting at 3:15 p.m. with the ticket office opening at 2:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at www.rockinbranch.com/ or call for reservations. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 Spokane Bridge Road, Liberty Lake. $45.95/general, $16.50/ages 2-10, free/age 2 and younger sitting on parent’s lap. (509) 891-9016.

Flag Collection - Sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution and the Fairmount Memorial Association, the exhibit details the rich history of the American flag, Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Pines Cemetery, 1402 S. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 926-2753.

Back to School Shoe Drive - Through Aug. 10. Help send a child back to school with a new pair of shoes by donating at the Mission Outreach Center Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays from 1:30-4 p.m. Shoes will be distributed Aug. 22-23 to children in grades K-8. Mission Community Outreach Center, 1906 E. Mission Ave. (509) 536-1084.

“Oliver!” - Friday-July 27. Based on the Dickens novel “Oliver Twist,” this musical is engaging with passion and drama, and delights everyone with its outstanding musical numbers. Presented by Christian Youth Theatre - North Idaho. Performances are Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 3 p.m. Donations also accepted at each show for food banks/community kitchens in North Idaho and Spokane areas. University High School, Theatre, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $8-$14/advance; $2 more at the door. (208) 277-5727.

Latah Creek Winery’s Celebration - Friday-July 20. Celebrating 32 years of award-winning Washington wine, and the festivities will kick-off Friday with a Customer Appreciation Party, 4:30-7 p.m. Great food, generous pours and good company. The celebration continues all day Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Latah Creek Winery, 13030 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 926-0164.

Sunday

Early Ford V-8 Show - Buy, sell or swap antique and street rod cars, parts, literature, auto, tractors, farm and transportation collectibles, antiques and toys. All parts and cars for sale welcome. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Free with two cans of food for the food bank. (509) 994-4924.

Valley Girl Triathlon (REGISTRATION FULL) - A women’s-only sprint distance triathlon, with a 1/3-mile swim, 12-mile bike ride and 3-mile run. Race starts and ends in Liberty Lake. 7:45 a.m. (509) 953-9924.

Sammy Eubanks - Soul country and rockabilly blues. Part of the Sunday Concerts on the Cliff series. Age 21 and older, photo ID required. No outside liquor, no pets, coolers and containers subjected to search. Portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. 5:30 p.m. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. $8. (509) 927-9463.

Tuesday

Free Washington Bond Seminar - Two-day seminar. Earn your Washington certificate for 100 percent financing; anyone can apply. Classes held 6-8:30 p.m. Reservations required. Spokane Endodontics, 602 N. Argonne Road, Suite A, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 999-6464.

$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. This week: “Adventures of Tintin” and “Rise of the Guardians”; July 22-23, “Kung Fu Panda 2” and “Madagascar 3.” All shows are rated PG, and both movies show each day. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Wednesday

Spokane Valley Library Book Club - Held every third Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m., through August. Read the books then join fellow book lovers at the library to listen and share your thoughts. This month’s book is “Secretariat” by William Nack. In 1973, Secretariat, the greatest champion in horse-racing history, won the Triple Crown - the only horse to ever grace the covers of Time, Newsweek and Sports Illustrated in the same week, he also still holds the records for the fastest times in both the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes. Aug. 20: “O Pioneers!” by Willa Cather. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

$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. This week: “Adventures of Tintin” and “Rise of the Guardians”; July 22-23, “Kung Fu Panda 2” and “Madagascar 3.” All shows are rated PG, and both movies show each day. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Discover the HUB: Tour and Games - Organized by Exploring Families and registration and pre-payment is required at www.ExploringFamilies.com. The HUB Sports Center provides events that have a positive impact on youth and the community. Your kids will travel through pickleball, volleyball, soccer and basketball stations to explore and play. The last 30-45 minutes will be open play time. 10:30 a.m. HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 999-7614.

Millwood Farmers Market - Through Sept. 24. 3-7 p.m. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, Millwood. (509) 924-2350.

Thursday

Livingstones Rock Ranch Geo-Adventure - During the adventure tour, guests will have the opportunity to hike through fields of wildflowers and pine forest while learning about local geological formative events and how they impacted the formation of our aquifer; inspect rocks from Mount Spokane, a metamorphic core complex; see glacial erratics in the foothills of Mica Peak and lake bottom sedimentary rocks found on mountain-tops in North Idaho. We’ll go to owner Steve Livingstone’s Mineral Museum and Identification Lab plus Gem Hill for digging. Organized by Exploring Families, registration is required at www.ExploringFamilies.com. 10 a.m. Livingstones Rock Ranch, 4216 S. Saltese Lake Road, Greenacres. $12.50 for diggers, $7.50 for nondiggers. (509) 999-7614.

Gator Loops - Funky jazz blues; also graphic art by Melvin & Malcom. Part of the Thursday Performers on the Patio series. Age 21 and older, photo ID required. No outside liquor, no pets, coolers and containers subjected to search. Portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 927-9463.

Friday

“Roman Holiday” - A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn and Eddie Albert. (1953) Not rated. Show at dusk. Bring blankets or low back chairs. Rocky Hill Park, Mission Avenue at Winrock Street, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 499-3180.

July 19

“The Spiderwick Chronicles” - Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of fairies and other creatures in this animated film. 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.

7th Annual Soap Box Derby Race - Presented by the Spokane East Rotary Club for special needs kids to benefit Spokane Guilds School, Buddy Ball and HOPE School. Two starting times, 8:30 and 10 a.m. Registration requested and spectators encouraged. Bob Scott, pro of the Meadowwood Golf Course, is providing a free old-fashioned barbecue lunch; Pepsi is providing soft drinks. The cars will run down Molter Road by the Pavillion Park to Valleyway and then be pulled back to the top of the hill by an ATV. Each participant is awarded a T-shirt and a medallion. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 343-3344.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market - Through Oct. 11. Held Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake. (509) 879-4965.

The Fast and The Furriest - SCRAPS will hold a car and pet wash. For more information, call SCRAPS at (509) 477-2532. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Black Diamond Billiards, 9614 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley.

Spokane Indians Baseball - Indians host Everett Saturday-July 21. 6:30 p.m. Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-$11. (509) 535-2922.


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