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, 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 today, 6-9 p.m. at Shaw Middle School, 4106 N. Cook. Call 389-2930 or 455-8819 for more information.
Audubon Society meeting – “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, 7:30 p.m., Riverview Retirement Center, 1801 E. Upriver Drive. Contact Cindy at 448-3835 for more information.
Spokane Community College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration – Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in the Student-Lair Center Auditorium, Building 6 on the SCC campus, 1810 N. Greene. The free event includes music, poetry readings, and a presentation given by Jan Richardson, president of Spokane Motor Cars Inc. Contact Terri Anderson at 533-8114 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 – Sunday, 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, Sunday, 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.
Spokane Falls Community College Martin Luther King Jr. Day luncheon and speaker – Next Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. in SUB Lounges A, B and C, in Building 17 on the SFCC campus, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Dr. Speaker will be Dorothy Webster, director of administrative services for the City of Spokane. Tickets are $7, and must be purchased by TuesdayJan.18. Call Adrian Williams at 533-3240 for more information.