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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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today, 6/1`0

•Airway Heights Anniversary Carnival

Carnival rides, live music, fireworks and more.

Today: Jimmy Buffett tribute and Men in the Making.

Saturday: Music by The Matthew Lindley Mistake, Sammy Eubanks and The Fat Tones. Sunday: Half-price 30-ride family pass with military ID. Sunset Park, ballfield area, Airway Heights. $22.

Combine Demolition Derby

18th annual event presented by the Lind Lions Club.

Today: Combine Demolition Derby at 6:30 p.m., with grain truck races at intermission.

Saturday: Kiddie Parade at 10:45 a.m., main parade at 11 a.m., barbecue at noon, Car Demolition Derby at 5 p.m. Combine Derby: $10/adults, $6/ages 6-12, free/younger than 6; Car Derby: $7/adults, $4/ages 6-12, free/younger than 6; barbecue: $5/adults, $3/children. For more information, see page 28. 667-3655.

Dixieland Jazz Fest

Today, 3 p.m.-11:45 p.m.;

Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-11:45 p.m.;


10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Masonic Temple, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. Weekend pass: $60/general, $30/students; $20/today, $30/Saturday (all day), $15/Saturday (evening), $20/Sunday dinner and dance, through TicketsWest.

“Some Enchanted Evening”

Presented by Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre. A compilation of more than 30 songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway musicals. 7:30 p.m. North Idaho College, Schuler Auditorium. $29/adults, $27/seniors, $19/ages 12 and younger. (208) 769-7780.

Playwrights’ Forum Festival

Presented by Spokane Civic Theatre. Seven scripts submitted by amateur playwrights from across the country will be reviewed and adjudicated by committee. Audience members also may rate plays for the Best of the Fest Audience Choice Award. Plays are 15 to 30 minutes long. See

page 27 for complete listing of plays and times. 325-2507.

Summer Thunder – Spokane Drum Corps

7 p.m. Central Valley High School,

821 S. Sullivan Road. $15-$17.50, through TicketsWest.

saturday, 6/11

Fifth Annual Music Swap

Sponsored by Breezy Brown. Buy,

sell and trade audio gear, instruments and recorded music. Dealers need

to call to reserve a spot. Free if you bring your own table, $15 if you

need a table. 9 a.m. The Shop,

924 S. Perry St.

Annual Parade of Paws

Take a two- or four- mile walk with your favorite canine at 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Spokane Humane Society. Contests for the ugliest dog, biggest ears and longest tail. Music from 1-3 p.m. by Barry Lee White and his Moonshine Band. Registration is today, noon-6 p.m., and Saturday,

8-9 a.m. 6607 N. Havana St. 467-5235, ext. 12.

•Spokane Pride Week

Saturday: Mom and Pop Pancake Breakfast, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Merq, 706 N. Monroe St., $5/donation. Parade and Pride March, noon at Riverfront Park, followed by wedding ceremony. Seattle Men’s and Women’s Chorus, 8 p.m. at SFCC, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive, $20. Movie “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” midnight at the Garland Theatre, 924 W. Garland Ave., $2.50.

Sunday: Captain Smartypants, 10 a.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive, free. 893-1667.

Spokane RiverFest

A community celebration of the importance of the Spokane River to the ecology, culture and economy of Spokane. Music from 9 a.m.-

2:30 p.m.; work projects, Spokane Great River Gorge Passport Tour, food vendors and activities from 11 a.m.-

5 p.m. High Bridge Park. Free. 459-4108.

Spokane Shadow Soccer

Vs. Yakima Cascade Surge. 7:05 p.m. Joe Albi Stadium. $7-$8/adults, $5-$6/students, seniors and military, through TicketsWest.

thursday, 6/16

Tim’s Favorite Pat McManus Stories

Presented by CenterStage dinner theater. Tim Behrens will perform tales by best-selling humor author Pat McManus. Cocktail service at

5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. 1017 W. First Ave. Dinner and show: $35; show-only: $17, through TicketsWest.

friday, 6/17

The Lipizzaner Stallions

World Tour presented by White Stallion Productions. Fourteen stallions will showcase dressage, perform an equine ballet and the famed “airs above the ground.” 7:30 p.m. Grant County Fairgrounds, Moses Lake. $18.50/adults, $16.50/seniors and ages 2-12. 765-3581.

Tony Hawk’s Boom Boom HuckJam

Action sports stunts by skaters, BMX bikers and Moto X freestyle riders.

7 p.m. Spokane Arena. $12.50-$75, through TicketsWest.