“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite of what the principal thinks of that (1986). 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 Wednesdays through July 16. Upcoming shows include: June 18: “Frozen;” June 25: “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire;” July 2: “Up;” July 9: “Pitch Perfect;” and July 16: “The Goonies.” Wednesday, Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $5/pre-movie seating at 7 p.m. and includes all activities. (360) 920-7890.
Everyday Escapes: Films of the Depression Come to the movies with Dale Soden, professor of history at Whitworth University, as he explores some of the most popular films of the Great Depression. From “Gone with the Wind” to the horrors of “Frankenstein,” you’ll get a look at the place Americans went, and continue to go, to forget their troubles for a little while. You might just discover a new vintage favorite. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.