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Home Depot June Free Clinics - At Home Depot stores through June. Workshops include: “You Can Have Fun with Faux Painting: Basic and New Techniques,” Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Lay Ceramic Tile,” Thursdays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Create An Outdoor Patio with Pavers,” Fridays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Improve Your Home’s Safety and Security,” Saturdays at 10 a.m.; “You Can Install A Faucet,” Saturdays at 2 p.m.; and “You Can Build A Deck,” Sundays at 2 p.m.; (800) 430-3376.

Upcoming

Jane Jefferson Democrats meeting – Information and discussion on issues of concern for all voters, Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., Old Country Buffet, 5504 N. Division; 535-0171.

Elks Lodge Spaghetti Dinner – Friday, 5:30-7 p.m., Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie Road; $5 per person. Spokane Valley; 926-2328.

Engineers Forum of Spokane - “Eastern Washington University’s New School of Computing and Engineering Sciences,” presented by Dr. Mick Brzoska, director of school of computing and engineering sciences and associate dean of the College of Science, Mathematics and Technology at EWU, Monday, Holiday Inn Airport, 1616 Windsor Drive. Lunch will be served at noon for $11; program begins at 12:30 p.m.; 244-3467; EngineersForumInfo@att.net.

Peaceful Valley/Browne’s Addition Walking Tour - For ages 18 and older, June 18, 1-4 p.m. Meet on the south side of Coeur d’Alene Park near Fourth and Chestnut. Visit these two historic districts which were prominent in Spokane’s early history. Be prepared to walk up and down some steps, rain or shine. Registration required; $10; 625-6200.

Engineers Forum of Spokane - “Current Issues in the Electric Power Industry,” presented Dr. Tom Karier, Eastern Washington representative on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, June 20, Airport Holiday Inn, 1616 Windsor Drive. Lunch will be served at noon for $11; program begins at 12:30 p.m.; 244-3467; EngineersForumInfo@att.net.

Aging Issues and Solutions Conference - The Washington State White House Conference on Aging for Eastern Washington - Issues and Solutions Session, beginning with “Fixing the Future: The Aging Obligation,” presented by Dennis Mahar, director of the Lewis Mason Thurston Area Agency on Aging, June 24, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., in Showalter auditorium on the Eastern Washington University campus, Cheney. Admission is $15 and includes continental breakfast and box lunch. Registration is required; 458-2509 or 359-6479.

Elks Lodge Chicken Fried Steak Dinner – June 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie Road. Karaoke will follow; $5 per person; 926-2328.

Adult literacy programs – Education services provided by Rural Resources Community Action for Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties include English as a second language, adult basic education, GED preparedness, individual tutoring, family literacy and homeless/institutional education. For more information, call Jackie Henderson at (509) 685-6132, or Alva Palin at (509) 685-6133 or (800) 776-2178.

Neighborhood meetings – Held by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to discuss neighborhood problems and terrorism. Call 477-3055 for dates, times and location.

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