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Fri., March 21, 2014, midnight

“Crankenstein” Storytime Do you turn into a monster when your popsicle melts or when it’s time for bed? Crankenstein certainly does! Come hear this silly story and other stories about having a rough day. After, stay for a coloring activity. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Sorensen Auction and Soiree Gala dinner and fundraiser with live and silent auction to benefit Sorensen Magnet School. Saturday, 6 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $50/each, $350/table of eight. (208) 664-2822.

Inland Northwest Bluegrass Music Association’s Music Showcase Bluegrass and related acoustic music performed by local and regional bands. Saturday, 7 p.m., Trent Elementary School, 3303 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. $5/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 484-4668.

“New Digs for Cool Pigs - Fables From the AuditoriHAM” Wednesday through March 29. Ham on Regal production celebrating their 51st annual fundraiser in the new auditorium. The annual production is made up of more than 250 parents who use their hidden talents to perform and be a “ham” as they sing, dance, jump and jive. Performances are on Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm; and Saturday matinee at 1:30pm. Tickets are available from any Ham on Regal cast member, the Ferris High School Business office, 2nd Look Books, Round Table Pizza and Rosauers on 29th Avenue. Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $9/evening, $7/matinee. (509) 325-6000.

Zoom Zoom Things That Go! Storytime and Craft Take the bus, your car, or even a train and come here some fun stories about things that go! We’ll be reading all about cars, trucks, trains, buses, whew that’s a lot of zooming! You won’t want to miss out! Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Getting Graphic! Teen edition Come explore what’s new and what’s hot in the library’s collection of graphic novels for teens. We’ll even have some new books for you to check out. Wednesday, 4 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road. Free. (509) 444-5395.

Spokane Valley Tween Club Just for tweens in grades 4-6. Join us monthly at 4 p.m. as we have some snacks, make things, play games and more. Thursday we’re constructing sock creatures. We’ll provide patterns, embellishments from our craft closet and plenty of socks (you can also bring socks from home). Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Legomania – Star Wars It’s everyone’s favorite Lego theme: Star Wars. Hunt through our Lego collection to build your own favorites from the series and make a paper minifigure of Darth Vader to take home. For ages 4-10. Thursday, 4-5 p.m., Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $8/members, $10/nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.

Stranger Danger Class “React, Release and Run,” Danger Zone, Body Language and the one technique that can stop the bad guy from choosing you 95 percent of the time will be covered, along with how to get out of grabs, striking techniques and target areas. For ages 6-12. All participants must preregister. March 28, 5:30 p.m., UKO Karate, 321 N. Pines Road, Unit C, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 368-7544.

Holy Names Music Center Faculty and Student Recital March 28, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 326-9516.


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