March 7, 2014 in Features, Seven

What’s happening

 

Girls 1B and 2B Basketball Tournament Championship games played in Spokane. Continues through Saturday. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $12-$28. (800) 325-SEAT.

Beginning Bird Watching Classes Sponsored by the Friends of Turnbull and Spokane Audubon Society. Includes binocular instruction and practice, field guides, birds at Turnbull and more. Class size is limited; registration is required. Saturday, 9-11 a.m., Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, 26010 S. Smith Road, Cheney. $5/per person; $10/per family. (509) 448-0659.

Community Network Library Events “Finding Your Ancestors: Tall Tales, Ghost Stories and Wacky Family History.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Hayden Public Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden. Free; no registration required. (208) 772-5612, ext. 121.

Spokane Spring Train Show More than 100 vendors with close to 200 tables of all things railroad related. Model railroad clinics will be presented throughout the day, including instruction on making trees, backdrop painting and starting in model railroading. Sunday, 9:30 a.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Building C and D, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $6/general, free/age 12 and younger; free parking. (509) 991-2317.

River City Modelers Open Houses Club will have its 45-by-48-foot double-deck layout open to the public for viewing. Saturday, 4-8 p.m. and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. River City Modelers, 1130 E. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 534-3462.

73rd Annual Kosher Dinner Traditional Jewish foods, including authentic kosher beef brisket dinner, appetizers, side dishes and desserts. Purchase homemade baked goods, handmade jewelry, books, traditional Judaica and gifts. Tickets are available at www.spokanetbs.org; New Moon Family Wellness Center, 906 S. Cowley St.; Manito Ship & Copy, 3030 S. Grand Blvd.; Pawn 1 North, 8014 N. Division St.; Pawn 1 Post Falls, 2427 E. Seltice Way; Pawn 1 Valley, 11812 E. Sprague Ave.; Rosauers, 2610 E. 29th Ave.; and Super 1 Foods, 830 E. 29th Ave. Tickets will also be available at the door. Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave. General: $14/advance; $16/door. Ages 11 and younger: $7/advance; $9/door. (509) 747-3304.

Movin’ and Groovin’ Fair Free screenings and massages, testing of glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure and more. Information booths on tours, home improvements, home care, retirement living, legal matters, health insurance, health care, real estate, finances, funeral arrangements, moving help, interactive energy savings and more. Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Free admission; lunch available for purchase. (509) 327-1584.

Spokane’s Champion and Historic Trees An informative history of our local trees presented by Ed Lester, Spokane County-WSU Master Gardener. Third annual speaker series hosted by Inland Northwest Land Trust. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m., Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 328-2939.

The Fig Tree Presents “Deepening Our Roots” Benefit Breakfast & Benefit Lunch The Fig Tree celebrates 30 years serving Eastern Washington and North Idaho. This fundraiser celebrates recent stories of faith in action and is an opportunity to build our capacity to share stories, connect diverse people, promote action to serve the vulnerable and learn about people who live their faith values in our community. RSVP due Friday. Wednesday, 7:15 a.m., Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free, donations accepted. (509) 535-1813.

SpokAnimal Urban Rabies and Microchip Clinic SpokAnimal’s vet clinic will provide rabies vaccinations and microchipping for urban pet owners. The vet clinic will be held inside Mobius as a part of Pet Science Saturday. Pets should be in carriers or on a leash and be well-behaved. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Mobius Science Center, 811 W. Main St. $14/rabies, $10/microchip (Mobius admission not required to visit clinic). (509) 534-4253.

Wine, Stein and Dine Sample wine, microbrews and food from more than 85 area wineries, microbreweries and restaurants. Silent auction, wine tree raffle, live entertainment and complimentary wine glass or beer stein. Annual benefit for the Post Falls Education Foundation providing teaching grants for innovative classroom education for all grades in the Post Falls School District. Tickets available at Panhandle State Bank branches, Trading Company, Super 1 Foods and Enoteca Fine Wine & Beer, all in Post Falls, and the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce. Saturday, 7 p.m., Greyhound Park and Events Center, 5100 W. Riverbend Road, Post Falls. $45/advance, $60/door, includes all food and drinks. (208) 661-1538.


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