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music

Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers

All-ages concert. Today. 6:30 p.m., Big Easy Concert House. $10, through TicketsWest, 325-SEAT.

Spokane Jazz Orchestra with Diane Schuur

Two-time Grammy winning jazz vocalist. The Spokane Jazz Orchestra is celebrating its 30th season. Today. 8 p.m., The Met, 901 W. Sprague. $31.50, through TicketsWest, 325-SEAT.

The Beene Family in concert

Southern gospel quartet from east Tennessee. They are three brothers and the wife of one brother. Today. 7 p.m., Pasadena Park Church of the Nazarene, 8822 E. Upriver Drive. Free-will offering. 926-5858.

Angus Scott Pipe Band Fall Concert

“Celtic Odyssey” featuring Shadle Park High School Pipe Band & Highland Dancers. Saturday. 7 p.m., Shadle Park High School auditorium. $10. 328-0393.

Avalon

Christian music group. Saturday. 7 p.m., Living Faith Fellowship, Pullman. $17.50-22.50, through TicketsWest, 325-SEAT.

Fox Theater (First Friday)

Fox Arts Festival. Runs through Saturday. 1005 W. Sprague.

Guitarist Jonathan Nicholson

Playing acoustic guitar off his new CD, “Sojourn.” Saturday. 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main. 838-0206.

Sleeping at Last

Christian rock trio. Sponsored by University Minsitry and the Gonzaga Activities Board. Local bands Channel 1 and Footshod will open. Saturday. 8:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, COG Spokane Room, 723 E. Desmet. $5. 484-2532.

Spokane Symphony - Sandi Patty

Morihiko Nakahara conducting. Saturday. 8 p.m., Spokane Opera House, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $17-38/adults, $9/students (with student rush for $5 between 6 and 6:30 p.m.). 624-1200 or 325- SEAT.

Paul Erhard and his Amazing Bass

Along with pianist/composer Luis Jorge Gonzalez. Free master class open to bass players of all ages. Tuesday. 2:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Moscow. (303) 492-4918.

Pianist Hsia-Jung Chang

Presented by Barton School and First Presbyterian Church. Tuesday. 7 p.m., 318 S. Cedar. $15/adults, $12/seniors and children. 747-1058, ext. 251.

Cows with Guns

Concert presented by Dana Lyons to benefit The Lands Council and Thin Air Radio. Wednesday. 7:30 p.m., CenterStage, 1017 W. First Ave. $8. 747-8243.

Breaking Free

A Grace Awakening concert, a Christian-based program especially for women. Music by Jami Smith with opening band from First Christian Church. Oct. 8. 7 p.m., Panida Theater, Sandpoint. (208)263-9191.

Orgy

All-ages concert. Rescheduled from Aug. 17. All original tickets honored. Oct. 8. 6:30 p.m., Big Easy Concert House. $19.50, through TicketsWest, 325-SEAT.

Spokane Symphony – Home and Abroad

Classics with conductor Eckart Preu, violinist Kelly Farris, Bassoonist Lynn Feller-Marshall, cellist John Marshall, and oboist Keith Thomas. Oct. 8. 8 p.m., Spokane Opera House, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $15-34/adults, $9/students (with student rush for $5 between 6 and 6:30 p.m.). 624-1200 or 325- SEAT.

dance

Modern Square Dancing Lessons

First two classes free, learn over 70 moves. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road. 926-1320.

festivals/fairs

Apple Festival

Come up to Green Bluff for apples, fresh-pressed cider, produce, live music, food, craft booths, antiques, farm mazes and animals. Saturday and Sunday. Green Bluff.

Green Zone Fall Festival

Featuring 20-minute sessions on a variety of home and yard topics for fall and winter, live music and kids art projects, including building musical instruments from recycled materials. All your gardening questions will be answered at The Plant Clinic. Saturday. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 210 N. Havana. Free. 477-2048.

Northwest Renaissance Festival

Oktoberfest celebration with jousting matches, light fighting demonstrations, musical and theatre performances, taking place in the mythical village of Pleasance. Saturday and Sunday. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., West on Francis 18.5 miles from Division to 6493 Highway 291, Nine Mile Falls. $5. 747-2506.

Octoberfest

Holman Gardens will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast, bake sale, silent auction and more. The menu includes pancakes, bacon, sausage and applesauce. Saturday. 8-11 a.m., Holman Gardens, 12912 E. 12th. The meal is $4 for adults and $2 for children age 12 and younger. 927-2300.

Oktoberfest Celebration

With German beer, wine, food and singalong, Concordian singers and Stepping Out dancers. Age 21 and older only. Saturday. 6 p.m., Deutsches Haus, 25 W. Third. $10. 325-1113.

Oompa Fest

Third annual Oktoberfest with live polka, microbrews, bratwursts, scarecrow-making contest for kids and more. Saturday. Noon-5 p.m., Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Sandpoint. (208) 263-9555.

shows/expos

Custer’s Fall Antique and Collectors Sale

More than 300 dealers from across the country will showcase furniture, glassware, fine china, vintage clothing, collectible linens, prints, coins, dolls and more. Today: 4-9 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. $5 for the weekend, free/children 12 and younger. 924-0588.

Toy Roadshow

Presented by International Toy Collectors Association. Bring any toy, doll, train, cast iron bank or related item; bring everything before 1970, don’t clean or alter condition. You will leave with cash. Today. 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Best Western, 414 W. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene. Free.

Quilt Show - Clowning Around With Quilts

Today: noon-8 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane Convention Center. $5/all three days.

Railroad Buffs Model Railroad Show

Show and swap meet. Saturday and Sunday. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St. 535-7186.

things to do

Amazing Corn Maze

Three miles of mazes, each with its own level of difficulty. Food court, family fun area with bounce castle and games and Harvest Time family photos also available. Thursdays: 4-10 p.m., Fridays: 4 p.m.-midnight, Saturdays: 10 a.m.-midnight, Sundays: noon-6 p.m. On Sundays, bring two nonperishable food items and receive $1 off admission. Directions: In Idaho: South on Highway 53 to Prairie Road, directly across from Hauser Shell Station and Curley’s. From Spokane, East on Trent to Idaho to Highway 53, east to Shell station, cross street and head south on Prairie Road. From I-90: Take Exit 299, head east to Stateline Village, travel north on Beck road to Stateline Speedway sign, travel one more mile and you’re there. Prairie Road, off Highway 53. $6/age 13 and older, $4/age 5-12, free/younger than age 5. 242-2668.

An Intro to Latin Culture

With themed dinners, Hispanic art, crafts, music and guest speakers from Spokane’s Hispanic community. Today’s themed dinner is Central America; Oct. 8 will be Caribbean. All proceeds benefit El Centro de Spokane. 6-8 p.m., East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone. $10. 455-6706.

Donate-a-Phone

Spokane Falls Community College’s Associated Students group is collecting used wireless phones to champion the safety of domestic violence victims. Phones may be dropped off in rooms 125 and 127 in the Student Union Building #17, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Runs through Oct. 29. SFCC. 533-4197.

Fall Visual Arts Tour

Explore the visual arts in Spokane with a self-guided tour of galleries, museums, and alternative spaces in and around Spokane. Today and Saturday. Downtown Spokane. 625-6050.

Hayden Library

“Yesterday’s Tomorrow: Past Visions of the American Future,” traveling exhibition developed by the Smithsonian Institution. Mondays-Thursdays: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays: noon-5 p.m. Runs through Nov. 6. 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, Idaho. (208) 772-5612.

Senior speed dating

Spokane Christian Singles will host speed dating for ages 50 and older. Reservations are required. Dinner is included. Today. 5:30 p.m., Godfather’s Pizza, 15402 E. Sprague. $20. 226-7674.

Showcase of Homes

Presented by Spokane Home Buildings Association. Browse through exquisite homes featuring the latest in innovative products, architecture, interior design, furnishings and landscaping, all located within walking distance of each other. Weekdays: 3-9 p.m., Saturdays: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sundays: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Take I-90 to exit 395, follow signs at Hatch Road. $8/adults, free/age 12 and younger.

27th Mennonite Country Auction & Relief Sale

Breakfast served from 7-9:30 a.m., other food booths open at 10 a.m. Demonstrations of wheat weaving, flour and corn meal grinding with antique stone mill, apple butter making, pressing apples into cider and ice cream making. Saturday. Menno Church grounds, 20 miles west of Ritzville, north of I-90, Ritzville. Free. 659-0926.

Spokane MarketPlace

Farmers’ market and artisan village, Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. with watercolor paintings by Dan Sanford displayed at Janie’s Art & Flower Bucket, Saturday, noon-2 p.m. 809 N. Washington. 218-5467.

Annual Booksale

Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Saturday. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Parish Center building, 1517 W. Dean.

Used Book Sale

Sponsored by Friends of the Deer Park Library. Huge inventory reduction sale, used books 15 cents each, 10 for $1; new books and CDs for $3. Today and Saturday. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Deer Park Auto Freight, 2405 E. Crawford, Deer Park. 292-8312.

Vintage Rose Holiday Gift & Craft Show

Today, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Victorian mansion, 5705 S. Custer Road. $3. 448-1714.

Catholic speed dating

Spokane Christian Singles will host a speed dating evening for Catholics ages 20-49. Reservations are required. Dinner is included. Saturday. 3 p.m., Old Country Buffet, 9606 N. Newport Hwy. $20. 226-7674.

Comedian Margaret Cho

All-ages show at 6 p.m., 21 and older show at 8 p.m. Saturday. Big Easy Concert House. $29.50-39.50, through TicketsWest, 325-SEAT.

Costume Party at Auntie’s

To honor the upcoming Spokane is Reading month sponsored by Auntie’s Bookstore and local libraries. Orson Scott Card’s sci-fi classic, “Ender’s Game,” is the topic, so come dressed in a sci-fi or fantasy costume. Saturday. 3-4 p.m., 402 W. Main. 838-0206.

Evening of Celebration Auction

Eighth annual event hosted by Spokane Neighborhood Action Program with “Country Fair” as its theme. Saturday. 6 p.m., Ridpath Hotel, 515 W. Sprague. $35. 456-7111, ext. 242.

Lions Train Rides

Enjoy the fall colors on a train ride from Ione to Metaline Falls, with rides at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Ione. $10/general, $7/seniors and children ages 2-12. 442-5466.

Silverwood Theme Park

Admission to the park includes all rides, attractions and shows. More than 60 rides and attractions. Open Saturday and Sunday and Oct. 9-10, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Park closes on Oct. 10. 15 minutes north of Coeur d’Alene on Highway 395. $29.99/general, $18.99/ages 3-7 and seniors, $3/parking. (208) 683-3400.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey

Saturday vs. Kootenay Ice. Saturday. 7 p.m., Spokane Arena. $8-16, through TicketsWest, 325-SEAT.

Toasting and Tasting

Wine tasting gala and auction featuring wines from the Spokane area, silent and live auctions, fancy hors d’oeuvres. Saturday. 7-10 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry. $22.50. 448-2255.

21st Annual CROP Walk

10k walk will raise money for Pullman and Moscow food banks and national and international relief efforts. 5k walk also offered. Sunday. 2 p.m., Pullman trailhead, 1410 SE Bishop Blvd., Pullman. 332-2216.

Pancake Breakfast

Menu consists of scrambled eggs, sausage, juice, coffee and all the pancakes you can eat. Sunday. Sons of Norway Lodge, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. $4/adults, $2.50/age 12 and younger. 326-9211.

Spokane Holistic Festival

Free lectures and over 50 vendors. Sunday. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Ridpath Hotel, 515 W. Sprague. $5/admission, $10/workshop. 624-1865.

Fugazzi Wine Dinner

Reservation deadline was Sept. 30. Hors d’oeuvres in lobby of Hotel Lusso, dinner in Fugazzi, complimentary valet parking. Courses consist of Buckwheat Bellini, Baked Brie, Mediterranean Greens, Lobster Bisque, Chateaubriand Beef Tenderloin and Creme Caramel. Monday. 6 p.m., Fugazzi. $99, includes tax and gratuity. 624-1133.

Annual Fall Antique Show & Sale

Annual fund-raising event with preview party & sale Thursday from 7-10 p.m. The show and sale are Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Oct. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. St. John’s Cathedral, 12th and Grand. $20/preview party. $5/weekend shows. 245-3107.

Feast of the Arts

Four-course meal and wines presented by WSU School of Hospitality Business Management Chef Gene Fritz and students. Visit with alumni vintners from across the state, WSU’s finest musicians and vocalists and see art exhibits from WSU’s Museum of Art. Early reservations are suggested. Oct. 8. 6 p.m., Washington State University, Todd Dining Hall, Pullman. 335-DINE.

Spokane Fall Home Idea Show

Find new ideas, products, gather information and talk to the professionals. More than 300 booths to view. Oct. 8: noon-8 p.m., Oct. 9: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Oct. 10: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. $6/adults, $4/seniors, free/age 12 and younger. 939-8017.

farmers’ markets

Boundary County Farmers’ Market

Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Highway 95 at Kootenai in the Visitor’s Center parking lot, Bonners Ferry. (208) 267-7698.

Cheney Farmers’ Market

Fridays, 2-6 p.m. First and College, Cheney.

Chewelah Farmers’ Market

Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Area growers offering vegetables, herbs, berries, flowers, fruits, baked goods and preserves. Saturday. 1/2 block east of Highway 395 on Webster Street, Chewelah. 935-4938.

Columbia Basin Farmers’ Market and Bazaar

Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Entertainment by guitarist Greg Strickland. Moses Lake Civic Park, Moses Lake.

Farmers’ Market at Sandpoint

Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and Wednesdays, 3-5:30 p.m. Farmin Park, Sandpoint. (208) 263-2844.

Hope Farmers’ Market

Fridays, 3-6 p.m. Hope Memorial Community Center, Highway 200 and Centennial, Hope. (208) 264-5481.

Kootenai County Farmers’ Market

Everything locally grown and crafted. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Entertainment by Successful Hobos. Highway 95 and Prairie Avenue, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 772-2290.

Moscow Farmers’ Market

Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Friendship Square, Moscow. (208) 883-7036.

Newport Earth Market

Homegrown and handmade items for sale. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Plaza, Newport.

Northeast Washington Farmers’ Market

Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Astor at Main Street, Colville.

Spokane Farmers’ Market

Saturdays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Entertainment by Lonesome Lyle Morse on Saturday. Second Avenue, between Division and Browne. 487-6432.

film

“Festival Express”

Documentary starring Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, The Band, Buddy Guy, Flying Burrito Brothers, et al. Today and Saturday. 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, Sandpoint. $6/adults, $5/seniors and students. (208)263-9191.

“Super Size Me”

Documentary highlighting the effects of a fast food diet. Free showings today and Saturday at 7 and 10 p.m., Sunday at 4 and 7 p.m., and Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Washington State University, Compton Union Building Auditorium, Pullman. 335-3503.

lecture/seminar

Presidential Communication

University of Washington scholar David Domke will present research on this topic. Today. 7:30-9 a.m., Gonzaga University, COG Building. 444-2350.

Autumn Joys and Jobs

Sundays in the Garden with Maralee Karwoski, on Putting Your Garden to Bed for the Winter, presented by The Friends of Manito. 2 p.m., Manito Park Meeting Room, east of Gaiser Conservatory. $5/general, free/Friends of Manito members. 456-8038.

Safe Zone Trainings

Training for students, staff, faculty and community members wanting to become trained allies, sponsored by Gay Straight Alliance, in celebration of National Coming Out Day events. Sessions held at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Monday. University of Idaho, Student Union Building, Gold Room, Moscow. Free. (208) 885-4212.

Black Swan Academy Self Defense

Demonstration and Practice. Sponsored by EWU Women’s Studies Center program. Tuesday. Noon-1 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, room 207, Cheney. Free. 359-2847.

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock

Presented by Associated Students of WSU Student Entertainment Board. Spurlock will discuss the documentary “Super Size Me,” a film highlighting the effects of a fast food diet. Tuesday. 8 p.m., Washington State University, Compton Union Building Ballroom, Pullman. $10/general, $7/WSU students. 335-3503.

Microsoft Executive Eileen Johnston

Presenting “Technology Leadership.” Johnston is the chief financial officer of the operations and technology group for Microsoft Corp. Forum is open to the public. Tuesday. 8 a.m., Gonzaga University, Jepson Auditorium. $12.50/includes continental breakfast. 323-3404.

Scholarship Searching on the Internet

Louise Sullivan discusses how to find information on scholarships and financial aid by searching the Internet. Learn how to locate the facts you need to apply for a scholarship or student loan. Tuesday. 11 a.m., Indian Trail Library at 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is not required. Free. 444-5336.

Self Defense Demo and Practice

Based on the Medieval European martial art form known as the Pressas, participants will learn up to 10 moves designed to stop an attack and give a person two to five seconds to escape, presented by Gary Williams of Black Swan Academy. Tuesday. Noon-1 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, room 207, Cheney. Free. 359-2898.

Women Vote: 2004 Margin of Victory

Sponsored by EWU Women’s Studies Center program. Wednesday. Noon-1 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, room 207, Cheney. Free. 359-2847.

Populism in Contemporary Art

“Links Between Culture and Art,” by Doug Harvey, an artist and writer for LA Weekly. Wednesday. 11:30 a.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Student Union Building, Lounges A & B. Free. 434-5149.

Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon

Presented by John Roskelley. He will take you on the Wild Lunana trek into the Buddhist culture, along the rivers and into some of the most beautiful high alpine country in the world. A benefit for the Lands Council. Thursday. 7 p.m., Mountain Gear, 2002 N. Division. $5. 325-9000.

Dare to Defy Clutter

Stephanie Swan, professional organizer, will help you get organized. Sponsored by EWU Women’s Studies Center program. Thursday. Noon-1 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, room 207, Cheney. Free. 359-2847.

Robots! Robots! Robots!

Robots4Fun will present a robotics demonstration, teach how to make your own robot at home and offer robots on display. Thursday. 6-8 p.m., Hayden Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, Idaho. Free. (208) 772-5612.

AARP 2004 Retirement Security Election Tour

The election RV is a specially designed recreation vehicle on a nationwide tour to help older Americans learn where the candidates stand on issues that affect retirement security, health care, prescription drugs, long-term care options and social security. Oct. 8. 10:30 a.m.-noon, Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division. Free. (206) 517-9345.

literary/poetry

Author Diana Pharaoh Francis

The science fiction author’s newest novel is “Path of Fate.” Tuesday. 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main. 838-0206.

Authors Dennis Mitchell and Marlin Roberts

Mitchell is Choices TV Talk Show host/producer and wrote “Chicken Soup for the African American Soul.” Roberts is the author of “Eternal security: Fact or Fiction?” Wednesday. 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main. 838-0206.

Author Kathleen Dean Moore

She will discuss her new book of essays, “The Pine Island Paradox.” Thursday. 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main. 838-0206.

children/family

Annual Kids Day at Value Village

Free fun and games along with safety tips and affordable and fun costumes for Halloween. Saturday. Noon-5 p.m., all locations. Free.

Creativity Clubhouse

The Fall Family Fun Series of free events on Saturdays sponsored by U.S. Bank in collaboration with The Children’s Museum of Spokane. Saturday: Pipkin Famkily Puppet Theatre and Workshop. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., River Park Square, Skywalk Level. Free. 624-KIDS.

Free Family Arts & Crafts Day

Make colorful artwork to get ready for fall, at participating Michaels stores. Saturday. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 484-2509.

KPBX Kids Concert

Free interactive music show geared towards young people. Saturday. Noon-1 p.m., Masonic Temple. 328-5729.

National Take a Kid Mountain Bike Riding Day

Tamarack Resort will offer kids age 18 and younger free access to the resort’s 14-mile trail system and discount on bike rentals. Saturday. Tamarack Resort, Donnelly, Idaho. (208) 325-1000.

Saturday Morning Cartoon Festival

Watch episodes of “The Jetsons” and compare the futuristic lives of the Jetson family with what life is like today. Refreshments provided. Saturday. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hayden Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, Idaho. Free. (208) 772-5612.

Storytime at Borders Books

Hear stories about farms. Saturday. 11 a.m., Borders Books, 9980 N. Newport Hwy. Free. 466-2231.

Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

Children’s show. Saturday. 7 p.m., Washington State University, Pullman. $6/adults, $4/age 12 and younger, through TicketsWest, 325-SEAT.

The Princess and the Pea

Presented by Spokane Children’s Theatre. Saturdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Sundays, 1 and 4 p.m. through Oct. 17, with evening show Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St. $7/adults, $6/age 18 and younger. 328-4886.

Kids Bike Race Series

Children ages 2-12 can participate in biking competitions on kid-friendly courses, learn safety tips and how to do routine bike maintenance, learn healthy lifestyle habits from the professionals, and enjoy YMCA’s family games competition. Pre-registration is highly recommended. All youth participants must have guardian release forms signed on site, approved helmets are required. Sunday. 1 p.m., Audubon Park, NW Boulevard at Milton. Sponsored by Group Health, REI and YMCA. (800) 992-2279.

Pipkin Family Puppet Theatre Shows

The King of Norway has a daughter, Princess Vivica. When she marries, she moves out, and takes half the kingdom with her. Coincidentally, the king has found a fleet-footed rabbit that can outrun anybody. He issues a proclamation: In order to marry the Royal Princess and become heir to the throne, any suitor must first bag the bunny. Foolproof, right? Until Trygve shows up and grabs the rabbit first try. So His Majesty changes the rules a lot. Love, good manners and a clever fellow with the improbable name of Trygve win the day in this old Norwegian fable. Tuesday: Cheney Branch, 610 First St., Cheney; Wednesday: Deer Park Branch, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park; Thursday: Moran Prairie Branch, 3022 E. 57th, Suite 19. 4 p.m. Free. 534-3516.

Walk and Bike to School Week

Celebrate International Walk to School day, which is on Wednesday, by walking and bicycling to school Monday-Oct. 8. 324-3613.

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