June 20, 2014 in Features

What’s happening

 

Band Together for the Animals SCRAPS will hold a leash-cutting and grand opening celebration for its new regional animal facility. Area rescue groups, animal welfare organizations and vendors will join the festivities with hourly door prizes, pet-related seminars, food and fun. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., SCRAPS, 6815 E. Trent Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 477-2532.

Spokane Shock Arena Football vs. San Antonio Talons; today, 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $14-$28. (509) 242-SHOCK.

Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Water Park 2014 Includes admission to both parks with over 70 rides, attractions and shows. June: open 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sundays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Waterpark open daily 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Special event: July 4: fireworks at dusk. Visit www.silverwoodthemepark.com for more information. Silverwood Theme Park, 27843 N. U.S. Highway 95, Athol, Idaho. $45.99/ages 8-64, $22.99/seniors and children ages 3-7, free/age 2 and younger; $5/parking. (208) 683-3400.

Daily Lake History Cruise Lake Pend Oreille Cruises offers daily history cruise departing from Sandpoint City Beach at 1:30 p.m. and returning to port at 3 p.m. From submarines to star gazers, catastrophic ice age floods to a world record fishery, you will learn about the history and geology of Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho’s largest lake. As a special treat, children can take a turn at the wheel. Sandpoint City Beach, 100 Bridge St., Sandpoint, Idaho. $22/general, $20/seniors, $15/children ages 3-12, free/age 2 and younger. (208) 255-5253.

Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center Annual live exhibit with our spotted friends, through mid-October. Hours are Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Appaloosa Museum, 2720 W. Pullman Road, Pullman. Free. (208) 882-5578.

Come Feed the Buffalo Tours are offered every Friday through Sunday on the hour from noon to 4 p.m., through September. 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. Win-Tur Bison Farm, 4742 Highway 231, Springdale. $5/adults, $4/seniors and children, cash or check only. (509) 258-6717.

Lilac City Volkssport Association Learn about the history of Volkssporting: walking in Spokane, the Inland Northwest, Washington, the United States and beyond. Tuesday, 6 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.

FIFA World Cup Soccer - USA vs. Portugal See the U.S. soccer team battle Portugal to qualify to the next round of the World Cup 2014 on a 30-foot movie screen. Enjoy the thrill of the game along with beer, popcorn, soda and food available for purchase at multiple concession stands. Doors open at 2:15 p.m., kick-off at 3 p.m. Sunday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5/adults; $3/age 13 and younger. (800) 325-SEAT.


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