June 6, 2014 in Features, Seven

What’s happening

 

Great Strides Walk for The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 3K walk along the Spokane River. Afterward, enjoy free David’s Pizza and activities. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation funds nearly all the medical research for CF. Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free, donations accepted. (208) 660-9038.

Reardan Mule Days Library Book Sale and Open House Refreshments will be served. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Reardan Memorial Library, 120 S. Oak St., Reardan, Wash. By donation. (509) 994-9997.

Bay Trail Fun Run A 5K or 10K trail run/walk along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek. Awards will be given out to the top finishers in each age group. Includes live music, kid activities, booths and a special racer’s lunch option at Trinity at City Beach Restaurant. Proceeds from the run benefit the Friends of the Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail and the Idaho Conservation League. Sunday, 9-11:30 a.m., Sandpoint City Beach, Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail, 58 Bridge St., Sandpoint. $30/general, free/age 12 and younger, but kids must register. (208) 946-7586.

Farm Chicks Antiques Show Saturday and Sunday. Features 300 carefully curated spaces with antiques, vintage objects, handmade goods and many vendors. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $8/day, $15/weekend. (509) 954-1692.

“Wilderness Considered” A reading and discussion series marking the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act hosted by the library in May and June in a five-part program sponsored by the Idaho Humanities Council. Up to 25 participants in the series will be able to borrow copies of two books and a binder of other readings prior to the start of the scholar-led discussions on select Wednesdays at 7 p.m. The next sessions are Wednesday and June 18. Coeur d’Alene Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. 208-769-2315, ext. 426.

Van Gogh in the Garage? If you’re wondering if that masterpiece might be a Monet, you’ll want to bring it in to Carol Worthington, a senior appraiser for the American Society of Appraisers ready to give you the scoop on your art, china and household objects. Register now to secure your spot. Visit scld.org and click on “Events” and “Van Gogh in the Garage.” No weapons, musical instruments or oriental items. Limit one item appraised per person. Wednesday, 1 p.m., Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Fire on the Runway Fashion Event Hottest night in local fashion as firefighters and models take to the runway in support of the American Red Cross. Guests will be treated to bubbly and dessert, an event photo, swag bag, vendor show and the latest looks from local boutiques. New this year: dancing until midnight after the runway show. Today, 7 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $50-$75. (509) 321-6055.

Brain Cancer Benefit For Radel Miller to help family with medical bills and expenses. Prizes for highest score and best team uniforms. Also food, karaoke, 50/50 raffle and silent auction. Saturday, 2-6 p.m., River City Lanes, Post Falls. $30/person, $150/team of five. (208) 660-2197.

Cosplay Fashion Show and Neon Nyan Dance Party Join KuroNekoCon, Spokane’s premier anime convention, for a night of cosplay fashion, prizes and dancing the night away to the beats of some of the Inland Northwest’s best DJ’s. Fashion show application at KuroNekoCon.com. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $5.

Kibbles4Kritters Fundraiser A pet food fundraiser for SCRAPS. Donations of dog and cat food, toys, treats, blankets, leashes, bleach, mops, money and towels are appreciated. Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hot Rod Vaporz, 1014 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 477-2532.


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