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Spokane Sunrise East Lions Club Pancake Feed – Includes scrambled eggs, ham, juice, coffee and all the pancakes you can eat, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Foothills Community Center, 11102 N. Forker Road. 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, 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 Monday. Monday’s 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.

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.


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 Student Union Building Lounges A, B and C, in Building 17 on the SFCC campus, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. 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

Spiritual Aspects of the Enneagram Personality Types classes – How to transform fragmented inner world to wholeness, held Mondays beginning Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Ancient Traditions Community Church, 1928 E. Rich. A donation of $30 is requested. Call 981-5202 to register.

Pet behaviors seminar series – Wednesday, 7 p.m., County Extension Education Center, 222 Havana. Presented by Spokane County Regional Animal Care and Protection Services, and Volunteers Offering Internmediate Care and Enrichment. Topic “I Knew That! The Science of Behavior and Emotions of Our Pets” will be presented by Patricia Simonet, cognitive ethologist and animal behaviorist. Call 477-2532 for more information.

Spokane Mountaineers meeting – Topic “2004 Expeditions of the Adamant and Gothic Ranges in the Northern Selkirks,” Monday, 7 p.m. at the Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland. For more information, call 838-4974 or visit

“A Conversation About Abortion” – An Eastern Washington University Women’s Studies Center lecture, presented by Grayson Crosby, national outreach coordinator for the Abortion Conversation Project,” Wednesday, 7 p.m. in the Pence Union Building at EWU. Contact Carol Vines at 359-2898 for more information.

“Massage and Metabolism” – Eastern Washington University Women’s Studies presents the lecture Thursday, noon-1 p.m., Room 207, Monroe Hall at EWU, Cheney. Speaker will be Wendy E. S. Repovich, Ph.D., Fellowship in American College of Sports Medicine, associate professor, PEHR, and director of Exercise Health Promotion and Wellness. For more information, contact Carol Vines at 359-2898.

Washington State Quilters – Spokane Chapter meetings – Thursday, 1 and 7 p.m., in the Common Room at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, 4000 W. Randolph Road. Speaker will be quilt artist Bonnie McCaffrey. Admission is $7; free to members. For more information, contact Jeanne Williams at 467-6480 or visit

Sons of Norway dinner and dance – Jan. 21, 5:30 p.m.-midnight, Sons of Norway Lodge, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. Dinner includes ham and cheese, potato bake, vegetables and dessert. Tickets are $8.50. Call 326-9211 for more information.

Junior League of Spokane 80th anniversary celebration – Friday, 7 p.m.-midnight, the Davenport hotel. Includes appetizers, no-host bar, dancing and live music performed by Laffin Bones. Tickets are $40 per person, call 328-2801 for more information.

How to build your own home – Informational sessions Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. and Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Medical Lake Public Library, 321 E. Herb St., and Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. and Jan. 29 at noon at the Cheney Public Library, 610 First St. Presented by HomeStarts, a program with the nonprofit group Community Frameworks, formerly Northwest Regional Facilitators. For more information, call 484-6733 or (888) 443-7833.

Spokane College Women’s Association luncheon and lecture – Jan. 26, noon, Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division. Topic will be vascular health presented by Dr. Stephen Murray, surgeon at Inland Vascular Institute, Spokane. Doors open at 11 a.m.; tickets are $12. Registration must be made by Saturday by contacting Priscilla DeWolf at 466-2156 or e-mailing

Audubon Society tour – Field trip of the Lewiston and Clarkston winter valley, Saturday. Contact Cindy at 448-3835 for more information.

Interfaith Council’s 2005 Eastern Washington Legislative Conference – Topic will be “Valuing Families,” Jan. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort Wright Drive. Speakers will include Rev. Dr. Flora Wilson Bridges, National Baptist Convention, as well as leaders from local Jewish, Christian and Muslim churches. Call 329-1410 or e-mail for more information.