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Massage and Metabolism – Eastern Washington University Women’s Studies presents the lecture, 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 – 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

Free home improvement workshops – Offered at Home Depot stores this month. Workshops include: “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.; and “Power Tools 101: You Can Try it Before You Buy it,” Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Call (800) 430-3376 or visit for more information.


Sons of Norway dinner and dance – Friday, 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 Monday at 6 p.m. and Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Medical Lake Public Library, 321 E. Herb St., and Wednesday 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,” Saturday, 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.

Sons of Norway Pancake Breakfast – Sunday, 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.

Women athletes and injuries – Eastern Washington University Women’s Studies lecture Tuesday, noon-1 p.m. in Room 207 of Monroe Hall at Eastern Washington University. Topic “Contemporary Issues in Feminist Research: Gender Difference Among Athletes and its Effect on Risk of Injury” will be presented by Jeffrey Kawaguchi, Ph.D., physical therapist, athletic trainers certified and assistant professor of athletic training education program at EWU. For more information, contact Carol Vines at 359-2898.

Girls Fight Back – Spokane Falls Community College Associated Women Students presents the lecture Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., in the SUB Lounges A and B, Building 17 at SFCC, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Presenter will be Erin Weed. Call 533-3586 for more information.

Intimate Partner Violence – What’s It All About lecture – Wednesday, noon-1 p.m., Room 207 of Monroe Hall at Eastern Washington University. Presented by Jeff Winikoff, M.Ed., research associate at Washington State University – Spokane campus. For more information, contact Carol Vines at 359-2898.