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Don't worry if you missed the free KPBX Kids' Concert featuring Milonga, a Latin Dance Band at Riverfront Park – it was rescheduled due to rain and will take place Friday at noon in the Clocktower Meadow. During the concert, kids can make art projects with Mobius, the new combination of the Children's Museum and the future planned Science Center. The concert, sponsored by Spokane Cardiology, Windermere Real Estate and Whiz Kids/Children's Corner Bookshop, lasts for an hour.
The state of Washington is seeking creative writing talent to help in the design of the state quarter. In 2007, the U.S. Mint will issue a Washington state quarter as part of the 50 State Quarters program. Members of the public are invited to submit narratives online at www.governor.wa.gov/quarter describing in 100 words or less what images or words should appear on the coin. Submission deadline is July 30.
Experienced local singers are needed for The Festival at Sandpoint Chorus, which will perform Beethoven's Choral Fantasy at the festival's grand finale concert with the Spokane Symphony on Aug. 14. Weekly rehearsals will take place on Tuesday evenings beginning July 19 at 7 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Sandpoint. Call director Rob Kincaid at (208) 263-3504 for details.