“Four Pillars of the Foundation of Winning the Game of Life,” lecture – Free seminar sponsored by Landmark Education, 7 p.m., Ridpath Hotel. Contact Bev at (509) 648-3875.
Peaceful Valley-Browne’s Addition Walking Tour – For ages 18 and older, Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Meet on the south side of Coeur d’Alene Park near Fourth and Chestnut. Visit two historic districts that were prominent in Spokane’s early history. Be prepared to walk up and down some steps, rain or shine. Registration required; $10; 625-6200.
Fund-raiser for burn victims – Event to help with medical expenses for two little boys who were burned while playing on a slide June 4. Event will be Saturday, 3-6 p.m., at Luigi’s Restaurant, 245 W. Main; $10/adults, $5/children; proceeds will be donated to the Ashmore and Brown Trust Funds; reservations requested; call 624-5226.
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, Monday, 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.
Spokane Mountaineers meeting – “Spitsbergen – A Voyage in the High Arctic,” slideshow and presentation given by Bill and Debbie Pierce on their trip to a remote arctic island north of Norway, Monday, 7 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland; 838-4974; www.spokanemountaineers.org.
Aging Issues and Solutions Conference – The Washington State White House Conference on Aging for Eastern Washington, Issues and Solutions Session: “Fixing the Future: The Aging Obligation,” 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; $15, includes continental breakfast and box lunch; registration 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.
Family identification plan – Presented by COPS Northwest, offers IDs for all children and other family members at risk. ID packets are available at COPS Northwest on the first Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will receive a computer disk copy of their photo and a fingerprint card. A $1 donation is requested to cover costs, but no one is turned away. For more information, call or visit COPS Northwest, 2215 W. Wellesley, Suite D, Shadle Park Mall, on weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 625-3336.
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