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Sat., March 29, 2014

Today

12th Annual Dinner Auction - Fundraiser for Camp Stix diabetes programs. Reception and silent auction at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a live auction. Camp STIX is a nonprofit organization which offers an week-long camp for children living with type 1 (juvenile) diabetes. It is an all-volunteer organization with a nearly 1:1 ration of campers to volunteers, including medical staff, social workers, kitchen and program staff. No camper is ever turned away for inability to pay. Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley (509) 484-1366.

55th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show - Forty dealers and 60 displays of precious and semi precious stones, fossils, specimens and jewelry. There will also be demonstrations and children’s activities. Presented by Rock Rollers of Spokane. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $6/adults, $5/seniors and military, free/age 12 and younger and Scouts in uniform; free parking and admission is good all weekend.. (509) 891-6533.

Beginning Gardening Class Series - Growing Small Fruits and Berries, presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Growing Small Fruits and BerriesRegistration is recommended online at www.mgfsc.org or www.spokane-county.wsu.edu/ Spokane/eastside. 9 a.m.-noon. WSU, Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/per class. (509) 477-2181.

Grow Your Own Food Class Series - Culinary Herbs, presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Culinary Herbs. Registration is recommended at www.mgfsc.org or www.spokane-county.wsu.edu/ Spokane/eastside. 12:30-3 p.m. WSU, Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/per class. (509) 477-2181.

Just Between Friends Consignment Event - of new and gently used items, including clothing, toys, DVDs, layette, shoes, strollers and furniture. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $4/general, free/military and children age 12 and younger. (509) 536-2840.

“Unnecessary Farce” - An embezzling mayor plans to meet his female accountant in a cheap motel room, while in the adjoining room, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s being videotaped, who’s taken the money, who’s hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley Advance: $14/adults: $13/students, seniors and military. Doors: $15. (509) 795-0004.

Sunday

55th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $6/adults, $5/seniors and military, free/age 12 and younger and Scouts in uniform; free parking and admission is good all weekend. (509) 891-6533.

Just Between Friends Consignment Event - Half price sale and free admission on Sunday. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. (509) 536-2840.

“Unnecessary Farce” - 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley Advance: $14/adults: $13/students, seniors and military. Doors: $15. (509) 795-0004.

Tuesday

Living with Alzheimer’s: For People with Alzheimer’s and For Early-Stage Care Partners - These are two education programs designed for the newly diagnosed or early-stage person with Alzheimer’s disease and their care partner(s). Two classes are offered simultaneously: one for the person with the disease, and one for the care partner. Please commit to all three sessions, April 1, 4 and 8. Lunch is included. Reservations are required. Guardian Angel Homes, 23102 E. Mission Ave., Liberty Lake. Free and open to the public. (208) 666-2996.

Spokane Valley Quilters - General meeting with speaker Karen Mathison of Crystal Delights. Potluck at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Valley Assembly of God, 15618 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley (509) 924-6320.

Wednesday

Cheese Making Class - Learn how to make farmers cheese and cheddar cheese using Spokane Family Farm milk. Class includes a two-hour lecture and demonstration, 1 gallon of milk, one pastry, and a custom drink. Registration is requested by March 20. Classes will be at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford $30. (509) 747-6294.

Lenten Five-Week Series on Forgiveness - How to forgive with Christ as our model. Presented by Charles F. Finck and based on his book, “As We Forgive Those - How to Forgive.” 7-8:30 p.m. Refreshments provided. Visit www.stjoeparish.org. RSVP to (509) 926-7133 or email info@stjoeparish.org. St. Joseph Church - Otis Orchards, 4521 N. Arden Road, Otis Orchards $10/book; scholarships available. (509) 926-7133.

Lilac City Cribbage Club - Play cribbage every Wednesday evening at the Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., 6:15-9 p.m. Traditional two-handed play. For more info: (509) 477-9090 or email bill@playcribbage.com. Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley.

MeadowWood Ladies 18-hole Golf Club - The season opens with a continental breakfast, registration and golf. 7:30 a.m. MeadowWood Golf Course, 24501 E. Valleyway Ave., Liberty Lake (509) 993-7561.

Vegetable Gardening 101 - Backyard Bounty - Spring Gardening Series. Basic info on design, soil prep, planting, watering, fertilizing and when to harvest. 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Thursday

Teen Writers of the Inland Empire - T.W.I.N.E. meets the first Thursday of every month at 4 p.m. to write with other teens and share your work in an encouraging, positive environment. They will have lots of paper, pens and a snack. For grades six and older. Participate online anytime at the T.W.I.N.E. blog: teenwritersoftheinlandempire. blogspot.com/ Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Friday

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group - Meets the first Friday of the month from 2-3:30 p.m. Contact Colleen Messling at (509) 924-4388 for more information. Valley Hospital Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley

SCD Tree Sale and Surplus Sale - The featured species this year are Giant Chinese Silver Grass, a tall ornamental grass, sold in a one gallon pot for $8 each and Rocky Mountain Juniper superstock, sold in a 20 cubic inch plug for $3 each. Both species are great for making screens, prefer full sun, are drought tolerant and are highly adaptable. Visit www.sccd.org to order. For more information on the annual Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale, email treesale@sccd.org or call. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Conservation District, District, 210 N. Havana St. (509) 535-7274.

“Unnecessary Farce” - 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley Advance: $14/adults: $13/students, seniors and military. Doors: $15. (509) 795-0004.

Saturday

Beginning Gardening Class Series - Easy Flowers, presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Registration is recommended at online at www.mgfsc.org or www.spokane-county.wsu.edu/ Spokane/eastside. 9 a.m.-noon. WSU, Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/per class. (509) 477-2181.

Grow Your Own Food Class Series - Vegetables for the Inland Northwest, presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Registration is recommended at www.mgfsc.org or www.spokane-county.wsu.edu/ Spokane/eastside. 12:30-3 p.m. WSU, Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/per class. (509) 477-2181.

SCD Tree Sale and Surplus Sale - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Spokane County Conservation District, District, 210 N. Havana St. (509) 535-7274.

“Unnecessary Farce” - 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley Advance: $14/adults: $13/students, seniors and military. Doors: $15. (509) 795-0004.


 

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