Author Bob Lonn - Book signing by this Wilbur resident of his book “American Holocaust.” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Barnes & Noble - Spokane Valley, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.
“Kilroy Was Here” - A musical salute to the G.I. Joes and Jills of the 1940s. 4 and 7 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S, Spokane Valley. $10/adults; $8/students, seniors and military. (509) 995-6718.
“Little Women: The Broadway Musical” - Presented by The Oaks Classical Christian Academy. An American classic tale of love and forgiveness, the importance of family, and the astonishing determination of young Jo March. Don’t let the title fool you, it is a story for girls and boys, men and women. Sword fighting, singing, dancing, laughter and tears make this an enjoyable performance for all ages. 2 and 7 p.m. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $10/adults, $7/students, $7/matinee. (509) 536-5955.
Spokane Kennel Club Dog Show - There will be over 1,000 dogs participating in events such as conformation, rally and obedience. Vendors will be there all weekend with their dog related goods. Several breed clubs and rescues will be there participating in Meet the Breed so you can get to know some of these great dog breeds a little better. Only dogs entered in the show are allowed on the grounds. 8:30 a.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-7 for parking. (509) 954-3929.
Argonne Sunday Market - Vendors may gather to share their products with the public. Spaces are 10x10. Set up time is around 9-9:30 a.m., and vendors must stay until 4 p.m. Glass Gods, parking lot, 2302 N. Argonne Road, Suite F, Millwood. Vendors: $15/Sunday or $50/monthly. (509) 535-7136.
“Kilroy Was Here” - May 16-25. Performances are Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 and 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S, Spokane Valley. $10/adults; $8/students, seniors and military. (509) 995-6718.
Spare Parts - Harmonies and classic favorites. Part of the Sunday Concerts on the Cliff series. Age 21 and older, photo ID required. No outside liquor, no pets, coolers and containers subject to search. Portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. 5:30 p.m. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. $8. (509) 927-9463.
Spokane Kennel Club Dog Show - 8:30 a.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-7 for parking. (509) 954-3929.
Liberty Lake Community Memorial Day Salute and Breakfast - Presented by Liberty Lake Centennial Rotary Club. Funds raised at this event will support Honor Flight. Breakfast served 8-10 a.m. with all-you-can-eat pancakes, ham, eggs and coffee. Veterans eat free, others by donation. At 9 a.m. there will be a dedication ceremony for the Fallen Heroes Circuit Course in memory of U.S. Air Force Capt. Victoria Pinckney, who was killed along with two airmen when their refueling plane crashed in Kyrgyzstan in May 2013, and was stationed at Fairchild AFB. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. (509) 251-0360.
Preserve Your Produce - Otis Orchards - Anna Kestell, a local Food Safety and Preservation Information Specialist, walks you through the basics of canning, freezing and drying your bounty. 6:30 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.
Kreations and Libations - Two Cooks With Love presents a Mexican Fiesta cooking and mixology class. Make reservations at (509) 891-5980. 6-8:30 p.m. Two Cooks with Love Catering, 11712 E. Boone Ave., Spokane Valley. $35/person; $60/couple. (509) 891-5980.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley.
Millwood Farmers Market - May 28-Sept. 24. 3-7 p.m. Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, Millwood. (509) 924-2350.
Second Harvest Mobile Food Distribution - All who need food are welcome – no special qualifications needed to receive food. Distribution continues until the supply runs out. Bring your own bags or box. 11 a.m. Advent Lutheran Church, 13009 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 534-6678.
Hope in Hard Times: Tell Me a Story - Spokane Valley - Let the Spokane Storytelling League open a window into daily life in the Great Depression, as they share stories, both true and fictional, about people facing unusual and challenging circumstances which tested their perseverance, resilience and ingenuity. 6:30 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.
Kreations and Libations - 6-8:30 p.m. Two Cooks with Love Catering, 11712 E. Boone Ave., Spokane Valley. $35/person; $60/couple. (509) 891-5980.
Rachel Bade-Murphy Trio - Jazz music; woodworking by Jim Talley. Part of the Thursday Performers on the Patio series. Age 21 and older, photo ID required. No outside liquor, no pets, coolers and containers subject to search. Portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 927-9463.
10th Annual Light the Way Dinner Auction - This year’s theme is Hope Soars. To benefit childhood cancer patients, survivors and their families in the Inland Northwest. There are beef, chicken or vegetarian menu choices. KXLY’s Mark Peterson will host. 5:30-11 p.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $75. (509) 999-6514.
“Blithe Spirit” - May 30-June 15. In this comedy, novelist Charles Condomine holds a seance in his house to research for his latest book and accidentally raises the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira. 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.
Author Esther J. Hildahl - Signing of her children’s book, “Mr. Inky: Spider With an Attitude.” The book tells the story of a lovable talking spider with bad grammar and an attitude who’s come to live in Vicki Wyatt’s bedroom and refuses to leave, telling her that it’s “his” home, too. However, when he agrees to go to school with Vicki as her science project, his behavior brings about chaos in the classroom and he is forced to flee for his life. 2-5 p.m. Hastings – Spokane Valley, 15312 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley (509) 924-0667.