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Today

Cherry Pickers’ Trot - Dinner will precede the run at 5 p.m. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the local fire station. The Cherry Pit Spit contest will be at 5:30 p.m. At 7 p.m., join in the 4-mile run through orchard country. For more information and registration, please visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com. 10321 E. Day Mt., Green Bluff. $7/per person.

Livingstones Rock Ranch Geo-Adventure - Guests will have the opportunity to hike through fields of wildflowers and pine forests while learning about local geological formative events. We’ll go to owner Steve Livingstone’s Mineral Museum and Identification Lab plus Gem Hill for digging. Organized by Exploring Families, registration required at www.ExploringFamilies.com. 10 a.m. Livingstones Rock Ranch, 4216 S. Saltese Lake Road, Greenacres. $12.50 for diggers, $7.50 for non-diggers. (509) 999-7614.

Radical Rick - Join Radical Rick as he explores and explains the world of science with exciting experiments. There’s always a lot of oohs and aahs at Radical Rick’s presentations but there’s also a lot of knowledge. 3 p.m. Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5380.

Ongoing

“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. Downtown library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5307.

Riverfront Park Attractions - Open daily. SkyRide and 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 Family Movies - Garland Theater - Today-Friday, “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” (PG); Monday-July 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.

Northwest Renaissance Festival - Through July 27. Celebrating 20th anniversary with its 1500s-era festival featuring stage show, food and drink music, sword fighting and a competitive jousting tournament twice daily. Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 6493 Highway 291, Nine Mile Falls. $10/adults, $6/ages 6-12 and seniors, free/5 and younger, $35/family. (509) 276-7728.

Spokane Indians Baseball - Celebrate Spokane’s minor-league baseball team by attending a home game. 2014 schedule includes Indians vs. Everett Saturday-Monday; 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.


 

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