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Home Depot Free Weekly Clinics – At Home Depot stores through April: “You Can Build a Deck,” Tuesdays, 7 p.m.; “You Can Maintain Your Lawn,” Thursdays, 7 p.m.; “You Can Lay Ceramic Tile,” Fridays, 7 p.m.; “You Can Organize Your Closets,” Saturdays, 10 a.m.; “You Can Create an Outdoor Living Space,” Saturdays, 2 p.m.; “You Can Have Fun with Faux Painting: Basic and New Techniques,” Sundays, 2 p.m.; (800) 430-3376; www.homedepot.com.

North Spokane County Democratic Party meeting – 7 p.m. at the Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest. Topic will be on Social Security reform; 276-2006; democrat.meetup.com/508/.

Eastern Washington University Women’s Studies lecture – noon-1 p.m., Room 207 of Monroe Hall, EWU campus, Cheney. Topic will be “Re-defining Boundaries: Creating New Worlds,” presented by Nike Imoru, Ph.D., Spokane Interplayers artistic director; 359-2898.

Upcoming

Spokane Audubon Society meeting – Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Riverside Retirement Home, 181 N. Upriver Drive. David Schneider will speak on the birds and wildlife of New Zealand and Australia; LeiLanie Peters, 466-3098.

Jane Jefferson Democrats meeting – Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. at Old Country Buffet, 5504 N. Division. Political issues and information for all voters; contact Irene, 535-0171.

Eastern Washington University Women’s Studies lecture – Wendesday, noon-1 p.m., Room 207 of Monroe Hall, EWU campus, Cheney. Topic will be “Contemporary Issues in Feminist Research – Women as Masters of the World: The Pre-Indo-European Mother Goddess in Ancient Cyprus,” presented by Bonnie Bazemore, Ph.D., history; 359-2898.

“Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Native Forest Restoration,” lecture – Presented by Dennis Martinez, Takelma Intertribal Project representative, Thursday, 11:30 a.m., in the Lair-Student Center Auditorium, Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene; 533-7370.

Washington State Quilters, Spokane Chapter meeting – Thursday, 1 and 7 p.m. in the Common Room at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, 4000 W. Randolph Road. Guest speaker will be Rita Hutchens; $7; 467-6480 or www.geocities.com//wsqspokanechapter.

“Saving Lives of Dogs and Cats in Sri Lanka Following 2004 Tsunami,” lecture – Presented by Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service, Thursday, 5:30 p.m., in the Board of County Commissioners Hearing Room, lower level of the Spokane County Public Works Building, 1026 W. Broadway. Dick Green, regional emergency response coordinator for the Spokane Regional Health District, will speak on the efforts to save the lives of homeless animals; 477-2752.

Community Colleges of Spokane Leadership Development Program – Friday, 11:30 a.m. in the Music/Performing Arts Building Auditorium on the Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive; presented by Tom Jeannot, professor of philosophy at Gonzaga University; 533-8196, 533-7015 or 433-7137.

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