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Meadow Ridge Elementary School Cub Scout Pack 281 Christmas tree recycling – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Meadow Ridge Elementary parking lot, 15601 N. Freya, Mead. A $5 donation is requested. Contact Al Borman at 464-4646 for more information.

North Central High School Tree Shredding – To benefit the North Central High School Senior All-Nighter. Bring your tree to NCs parking lot, or the Albertsons parking lot on Indian Trail Road, today and Sunday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. A donation of $5 is requested for trees dropped off, $10 for pick-up. Call 868-9438 for more information.

Christmas tree recycling – To support Cub Scout Troop 304, recycle your tree at Rosauers at 14th and Lincoln, today and Sunday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. A $5 donation is requested. Pick-up service is available for $10 by contacting Jim at 363-1882.

Burn Clean/Burn Safe seminar – Learn clean burning techniques that are cost effective and safe at a free informational seminar, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Spokane Fireplace and Patio, 27 W. Boone. For more information, call the Spokane County Air Pollution Control Authority at 477-4727, ext. 115.

Ferris High School Christmas tree recycling – Drop off Christmas trees for recycling today and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Ferris High School parking lot, corner of 37th and Regal. A $5 donation is requested. Proceeds benefit the class of 2005 Senior All-Nighter. Contact Ted at 448-4118 for more information.

Valley High Schools Christmas tree recycling – Support one of three Spokane Valley high schools by recycling your Christmas tree to benefit the bands and color guards at the schools today and Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Schools, days and locations include: Central Valley High School, drop off on today-Sunday at CVHS, Progress Elementary, Sunrise Elementary, Liberty Lake Elementary or Greenacres Middle School; for University High School, drop off on today at U-Hi, University Elementary, Broadway Elementary, or the CV district property located at 44th and Sands Road; and for West Valley High School, drop off today-Sunday at WVHS, the WV Administration Building or Pasadena Elementary. Pick-up service is available by calling 228-5168 for CV, 228-5307 for U-Hi, or 487-3145 for WV; call prior to drop off dates. A donation of $5 is requested for drop off, $7 for pick-up service.

Free home improvement workshops – Offered at Home Depot stores this month. Workshops include: “Power Tools 101: You Can Try it Before You Buy it,” Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Measure and Install Window Treatments, ” Thursdays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Install Laminate Flooring, ” Fridays at 7 p.m.; “You can Get Organized,” Saturdays at 10 a.m.; ” You Can Measure, Cut and Install Molding and Trim,” Saturdays at 2 p.m.; and “You Can Have Fun with Color Faux, ” Sundays at 2 p.m. Call (800) 430-3376 or visit for more information.


Sons of Norway Pancake Breakfast – Today and Jan. 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sons of Norway Lodge, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. All the pancakes you can eat with scrambled eggs, sausage, juice and coffee. Tickets are $4/adults, $2.50/children ages 12 and under. Call 326-9211 for more information.

Engineers Forum of Spokane – Monday at the Airport Holiday Inn, 1616 Windsor Drive. “Update on Engineering Services for the city of Spokane, Including the Street Bond,” presented by Tom Arnold, P.E., director of City of Spokane Engineering Services. Lunch will be served at noon for $11; program begins at 12:30 p.m. Call 244-3467 for more information.

Radha Yoga Center workshops – Six week workshops held at the Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene St., Suite T. Workshops include: “Symbolism in Dreams and Daily Life,” beginning Tuesday on Tuesdays from 7:15-9:15 p.m. or Wednesdays from 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; and “Exploring the Mind,” held Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, from 7:15-9:15 p.m. Each class is $48. Call 838-3575 or e-mail for more information.

EWU Women’s Studies lecture – “The Chance of a Lifetime and The Money to Make it Happen,” informational meeting on money available to study abroad presented by Sammi Muecke, Eastern Washington University student, Wednesday, noon-1 p.m., Room 207 in Monroe Hall on the EWU campus, Cheney. Contact Carol Vines at 359-2898 for more information.

Parent Project classes – Improve your parent/child relationship at a 12-week program, which has reduced juvenile crime by 33 percent. Classes begin Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. at Shaw Middle School, 4106 N. Cook. Call 389-2930 or 455-8819 for more information.

Audubon Society meeting – Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. at Riverview Retirement Center, 1801 E. Upriver Drive. Topic will be “Cougars and the Role They Play in the Decline of the Western Mule Deer,” presented by Hugh Robinson, wildlife graduate student at Washington State University. Contact Cindy at 448-3835 for more information.

EWU lecture – Topic “Gratitude and the Good Life: How to be Happy Without Having It All” Thursday, noon-1 p.m., Room 207 of Monroe Hall, Eastern Washington University. Presented by Phil Watkins, Ph.D., psychologist. Contact Carol Vines at 359-2898 for more information.

Geology lecture – “Glimpsing the Edge of the Universe: Results from the Hubble Space Telescope,” presented by Dr. Bruce Margon, associate director for science at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Thursday, 7 p.m. in the Lair Student Center auditorium at Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene. Contact Andy Buddington at 533-8017 for more information.

Spokane Sunrise East Lions Club Pancake Feed – Jan. 16, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Foothills Community Center, 11102 N. Forker Road. Includes scrambled eggs, ham, juice, coffee and all the pancakes you can eat. Tickets: $5/adults, $20 /family, free to children ages 6 and under. Proceeds will benefit the hearing and visually impaired. Call 443-0570 for more information.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations – Remembrance Program, Jan. 16, 4-6 p.m. at Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, 806 W. Indiana. Additional events will be held at River Park Square on Jan. 17. Events include a Community Resource Fair, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; opening remarks, 10-10:30 a.m.; and multicultural entertainment from 11:15 a.m.-2 p.m. A unity march will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Main and Post. For more information, contact United Way of Spokane County at 838-6581.

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