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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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


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.

Engineers Forum of Spokane – Monday at the Airport Holiday Inn, 1616 Windsor Drive. Topic “A Look at Education in Spokane’s Public Schools” will be presented by Don Miller, retired principal, Gary Middle School. Lunch will be served at noon for $11; program begins at 12:30 p.m. Call 244-3467 for more information.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey mascot Boomer’s appearances – Boomer will visit Supercuts stores: Monday, noon-1 p.m., 9205 N. Newport Highway; Feb.7, 4-5 p.m., 1235 N. Liberty Lake Road; and March 5, 1-2 p.m., 14109 E. Sprague. Includes autographs, special drawings, and hair care product giveaways. Call 326-1891 for more information.

Spokane Falls Community College Martin Luther King Jr. Day luncheon and speaker – 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 Tuesday. Call Adrian Williams at 533-3240 for more information.

Spokane City Forum – Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar. Topic “Navigating the Collaborative Sea: Enhancing Community Wellness” will be presented by Anthony D. Bonanzino Ph.D., incoming chairman of the Spokane Regional Chamber of Commerce. Lunch will be served for $8.50 at 11:45 a.m.; program begins at 12:15 p.m. Reservations must be made by 10 a.m. Monday. For more information, call 777-1555, e-mail or visit