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Monroe Street Antique District Mother’s Day Sale – Sponsored by the eight antique stores from Monroe Street Bridge to Dalton Street. Maps are available at all stores. Contact Julie Deaman at 324-2018 for more information.

Intermediate Pistol and Concealed Carry Class – Offered by the Life Preservation Institute, course instructors are NRA certified. Contact Bob Garrow at (509) 722-4110 for times and location.

Eagles Travel Club Yard and Bake Sale and Eagles Club Surplus Equipment Sale – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Eagles Aerie 2, 315 E. Francis. Call 325-2315 for more information.

21st annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace – Participants will meet at the Oroville (Wash.) Library at noon and will walk to the Canadian Border to join Canadians in a celebration that includes poems, messages of peace, and songs led by members of ethnic Russian Doukhobor farming communities of Canada. Vehicles will accompany walkers and offer water and rides. Individuals also may drive to Oroville/Osoyoos border. Celebration begins at 2 p.m. Luncheon, $6, at 4:30 p.m., hosted by the Doukhobors at the Elks Lodge, Osoyoos, B.C. Please bring a chair and umbrella; participants are encouraged to bring flowers, musical instruments, and poems. Call (509) 422-1976 for more information.

Mother’s Day Ceremony – 1 p.m. at the Spokane Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie. Cake and coffee will be served after ceremony. Free admission; call 926-2328 for more information.

Upcoming

Washington Citizens Advisory Committee Spokane River Basin Meeting – Monday, 6-9 p.m., Spokane City Water Department Conference Room, 914 E. North Foothills Drive. Discussion of public participation in the federal and state cleanup of heavy metals and PCB contamination in the Spokane River. Contact Lloyd Brewer at 625-6968 for more information.

Engineers Forum of Spokane – Tuesday in the Steamplant Grill, 159 S. Lincoln. Topic will be “The Adventures of Cpl. Dave Reagan,” presented by Reagan of Spokane County Sheriff Department. Lunch will be served for $11.50 at noon; program begins at 12:30 p.m. Call 244-3467 for more information.

Spokane Christian Women’s Connection Program – “Leisure Lavender Farm,” presented by Ron and Judy Seamen, Wednesday, 9:30-11 a.m., Shilo Inn, 923 W. Third Ave. There will be music, and Dianne Miller, former model and professional woman, will talk about her spiritual journey. Tickets are $12.50, includes meal. Contact Rosemary at 299-3824 for more information.

Jane Jefferson Democrats Meeting – Discussion on issues of concern for all voters, Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., Old Country Buffet, 5504 N. Division. Open to everyone. Contact Irene at 535-0171 for more information.

Cheney Palouse Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute Meeting – Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Room 137 in the Science Building at Eastern Washington University, Cheney. Topic will be “Environmental Significance of the Ice Age Floods,” presented by Dale Stradling, EWU professor emeritus and one of the chapter’s program and field committee chairs. Free admission. Call (509) 559-5818 for more information.

Suicide Prevention Walk for Life and Candlelight Vigil – Friday, 6 p.m. beginning at Franklin Park Shelter, corner of Division and Queen. Includes live music, speakers and free resources. For more information, contact the Spokane Regional Health District at 324-1596.

Edible Plants of Turnbull Class – Saturday at the Environmental Education Center at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge, Cheney. Paul Decker will host a tour through the refuge and discuss plant life. Class size is limited; call 235-6448 to register.

Engineers Forum of Spokane – May 18 in the Steamplant Grill, 159 S. Lincoln. Topic will be “City Update,” presented by Mayor Jim West. Lunch will be served for $11.50 at noon; program begins at 12:30 p.m. Call 244-3467 for more information.

Spokane Community College Geology Lecture – “Yellowstone, Hot Spots and Mantle Dynamics,” presented by Gene Humphreys, geology professor, University of Oregon, May 18, 7 p.m., in the Lair-Student Center auditorium, Building 6, SCC campus, 1810 N. Greene. Free admission; call 533-8017 for more information.

Good Works in Action Tour – Tour the House of Charity, St. Anne’s Children and Family Center and St. Margaret’s Shelter, May 20, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and learn about Catholic Charities programs. Lunch will be provided; contact Scott at 358-4237 for reservations.

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