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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Free Home Improvement Workshops – Home Depot stores offer clinics through September. They are: “Power Tools 101: You Can Use a Miter Saw to Build a Picture Frame,” Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Decorate a Child’s Bedroom,” Thursdays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Update Your Countertop and Cabinets,” Fridays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Install Laminate Flooring,” Saturdays at 10 a.m.; “You Can Save Energy in Your Home,” Saturdays at 2 p.m.; and “You Can Have Fun with Color and Faux Painting,” Sundays at 2 p.m. Call (800) 430-3376 or visit for more information.

Humane Society Pet Food Drive – Through Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Albertsons, 13606 E. 32nd Ave. To contribute, drop off food items or purchase and place into drive containers. The Humane Society will also be on-hand with pets available for adoption. Contact Dave at 892-2112 for more information.


Compass Club Luncheon – Tuesday at the Spokane Country Club, 2010 Waikiki Road. Topic will be “Fox Theater’s Future,” with speaker Betsy Godlewski. Registration begins at 11 a.m.; lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $14. Contact Joyce at 927-4673 for more information.

Lilac City Dog Training Club’s Fall Classes – Registration, Wedneday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 1612 E. Houston. Classes begin Sept. 13 and includes puppy through advanced obedience, advanced rally, and puppy agility. Dogs are welcome to registration, free behavioral consultations will be available; bring vaccinations records. Call 487-9542 or visit for more information.

Cheney Palouse Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute Meeting – Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., in room 137 of the science building on the Eastern Washington University campus, Cheney. Topic will be “The Mysterious Mima Mounds of Eastern Washington,” given by Ted Doughty, associate professor of geology at EWU. Everyone is welcome. Call 559-5818 for more information.

Dog Training Classes – Mandatory registration meeting for training classes through Spokane Dog Training Club Inc., Wednesday, 7 p.m., 2620 N. Locust Road. Instruction includes puppy pre-school, puppy kindergarten, home companion, competition obedience, jumping, rally, agility, flyball, herding and tracking. Bring current shot records; rabies and DHLPP are required. Classes begin Sept. 13 and will run through Nov. 4. Call 922-2645 for more information.

Trailfest Celebration – Sponsored by the Friends of the Centennial Trail, Sept. 26 at Mirabeau Meadows. Free events include a 5K run/walk, cycling scavenger hunt, inline poker skate, interactive booths, prizes and drawings. Persons who donate $14 will receive lunch catered by Outback Steakhouse and a T-shirt. Reservations must be made Friday. Call 624-7188 or visit for more information.

Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Meeting – Next Saturday, 12:30 p.m. in the main branch of the Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main. Topic will be “Ten-Minute Talks From Ten Speakers.” Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Shirley Penna-Oakes at 276-1740.

Survivor Citizen Action Team Meeting – Survivors of vehicular assault and vehicular homicide from impaired drivers will meet Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. at the Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council’s Prevention Center, 8104 E. Sprague. Meeting is open to anyone interested in the enforcement and changes of existing DUI laws and the education of DUI accidents, victims or nonvictims. Call 922-8383 or (208) 687-6996 for more information.