Features

10 under $10

1 $1 Friday Fun Night At Riverfront Park Friday nights from 5-8 p.m., through Aug. 29; Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. Enjoy $1 rides on the pavilion attractions, including Enchanted Forest Mini Golf and the Carrousel. Offer excludes SkyRide Over the Falls and Tour Train. Also, $1 hot dogs at the Pavilion Café and the Carrousel Grill. (509) 625-6601. Admission: $1 per ride

2 Festival Camping  Prep 11 a.m. Saturday, REI, 1125 N. Monroe St. Headed to the Festival at Sandpoint, Watershed, the Wallace Blues Festival or Timber Outdoor Music Festival on the West Side? Looking to have the best camp set-up for the weekend? Join festival camping experts to learn how to put together your camp. (509) 328-9900 Admission: FREE

3 Spokane on the  Rocks 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Sample beer and spirits from regional producers and food from local restaurants. This all-ages event features an Adventure Zone with a climbing wall, bounce castle and water slide. Drinks and food will be available for sale, with proceeds to benefit Team Gleason. (509) 279-7000. Admission: FREE

4 Family Fun Fair in CdA 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Silver Lake Mall, 200 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Expo celebrates parenthood in Spokane and North Idaho, held during the bicycle race portion of Sunday’s Ironman. (509) 928-9664. Admission: FREE

5 Gorilla Music’s Battle of the Bands

5 p.m. Sunday, The Hop, 706 N. Monroe St. Jet Pack Renegades, Unconfined, and other bands compete for cash, studio time and other prizes. (509) 328-5467. Admission: FREE

6 Michael Hiltzik presents “Solutions for Hard Times” 2 p.m. Sunday, North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Join L.A. Times Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author of “Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century” and “The New Deal: A Modern History,” for a conversation about the Great Depression themes in his books and his thoughts on some solutions born out of the necessities of the 1930s. (509) 893-8350. Admission: FREE

7 $1 Summer Movies at Garland Theater Saturdays at midnight; Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 9 p.m., 924 W. Garland Ave. Cheap movies. One of the sure signs of summer. This week at the Garland we have “The Big Lebowski” (R), Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday. (509) 327-1050. Admission: $1

8 Isaac Walton Duo 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. Local group performs guitar and vocal music. Also featured will be wood trays by Dan Barker. 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. (509) 927-9463. Admission: FREE

9 3 Minute Mic: Open Mic Poetry 7 p.m. Thursday, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Chris Cook will host and U.S. children’s poet laureate (and Spokane resident) Kenn Nesbitt will be the guest reader for “Remember the Word.” He will be reading from the poetry of Hilaire Belloc and Laura E. Richards. “3 Minute Mic” always allows free speech and doesn’t censor content, so this is not a children’s event. Come read up to three minutes’ worth of your own poetry, someone else’s, or just sit back and enjoy Spokane’s thriving poetry scene. (509) 838-0206. Admission: FREE

10 Karrie O’Neill

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. Singer-songwriter will perform her pop music at the Comstock neighborhood hangout. (509) 343-2253. Admission: FREE



Click here to comment on this story »





Blogs

WSU men’s basketball: Cougars vs. Sun Devils

Pac-12 Men's Basketball Arizona State Sun Devils (12-11, 2-8) at Washington State Cougars (9-13, 1-9) Saturday, Feb. 6, 7 p.m. | Beasley Coliseum, Pullman Watch: TV/Online: Pac-12 Networks Outlook: Scouting ...


TGIF Wild Card — 2.5.16

I find myself eyeing my garden spot in the back yard every morning when I first wake up. I have plans for some changes there. But I did much of ...


The week that was…

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” rounds up the happenings of the fourth week of this year’s legislative session, from Medicaid expansion to tax cuts. Melissa Davlin interviews House Health & Welfare Chairman ...


5 education reads found in the last 7 days

More education writing. This week covers imposter syndrome, (especially among high-achieving students of color) the five folk looking to run the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (what a ...




Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile