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Thu., May 29, 2014


Second Harvest Mobile Food Distribution - Pick up some high quality, free food. 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.

Legomania - Hollywood - Build creations from your favorite movies and earn your own star on our walk of Lego fame. 4-5 p.m. Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $8/members, $10/nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.


ArtFest 2014 - 28th annual art fair. Three days of fine music, good food and the popular Make-It-Art children’s hands-on art making area. Make-It tent is open Friday, 3-7 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Live musical performances and a wine and beer garden until 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Hours are Friday, noon-10 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Park, Brownes Addition, between Second and Fourth avenues and Spruce and Chestnut streets. Free admission. (509) 456-3931.


“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.” - Presented by Christian Youth Theater. 7 p.m. Visit Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $13-$14. (800) 325-SEAT.

Author Polly Buckingham - Reading, discussion and book signing of “Years of Silence.” Buckingham is founding editor of StringTown Press and teaches creative writing and literature at Eastern Washington University. 7 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.


“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.” - Presented by Christian Youth Theater. 3 and 7 p.m. Visit Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $13-$14. (800) 325-SEAT.

Skyfest 2014 - Fairchild Air Force Base is planning an open house and air show. This two-day event will feature the Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force’s premiere aerial demonstration team. For daily updates, visit As information becomes available, updates will include expected aerial acts, points of contact and prohibited items. 9 a.m. Fairchild Air Force Base, Highway 2. Free admission. (509) 247-5705.

Hoops Over the Horizon 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament - Visit Facebook page Hoops Over The Horizon 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament or register online at New this year is a family division. 9 a.m. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $100/team. (509) 701-1912.

Spokane Comicon - Eighth annual comic book and pop culture convention. This grassroots show features special guests, local artists, variety of vendors selling collectibles, all-ages costume contest at 4 p.m. in the auditorium, panels, gaming, exclusives, freebies and more. Visit Canned food donations benefit SCC Student Food Bank. Some of the featured local guests include from Syfy reality show “Heroes of Cosplay” (Season 1 & 2) Jesse Lagers from Portland, Oregon, Charlie Schmidt (professional graphic artist) creator of Keyboard Cat and a rare live appearance from his cat Bento of Spokane, Joshua Covey (professional comic artist) from Coeur d’Alene, DC Comics professional artist Alex Sinclair from San Diego; and renown Spider-man artist Clayton Crain from Seattle. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane Community College, Lair/Student Center Building 6, 1810 N. Greene St. $8/general, free/age 12 and younger; $1 off admission with canned food donation. (509) 262-8923.

“Mr. Inky: Spider With an Attitude” - Author Esther Hildahl will sign copies of her book about a 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. 2-5 p.m. Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-0667.

Deaf Day at the Zoo - Signed tours available. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cat Tales Zoological Park, 17020 N. Newport Highway, Mead. Deaf admission is free; other admission fees on website


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