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City pools open Tuesday

Spokane city pools open for the summer at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Open swim hours at Comstock, A.M. Cannon, Hillyard, Liberty and Witter pools hours are from 1 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All pools except Witter also will be open for family swimming from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

On Saturdays, all outdoor pools will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. All pools are closed on Sundays.

Shadle indoor pool’s open swim times are from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Fridays. The Shadle outdoor pool is closed because of remodeling at Shadle Park High School

All Spokane stand-alone wading pools have been permanently closed. The wading pool attached to Liberty Park’s main pool will be open the same hours as the main pool.

Spray pads at Mission, Chief Garry, Grant, Harmon and Nevada will be open and a new state-of-the-art spray pad is being built at Shadle Park.

Swimming at all city pools is free for youths under 18. Lifeguards will be on duty during open swim hours.

For pool hours, events, swimming lessons, lap swim, swim scholarships, and updates on the status of the Shadle Park spray pad, call the swimming pool hotline at 625-6960.

Friends of Manito plant sale

The Friends of Manito will hold a plant sale Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the area just east of Gaiser Conservatory in Manito Park. The sale will include annuals, perennials, grasses, herbs and houseplants .

For more information, call 456-8038.

Northeast Spokane housing fair

A free homebuyers fair will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St.

Participants can learn how to restore credit and how to purchase a home. Information will be presented on down payment assistance programs, mortgage loans, city and county housing programs and affordable housing.

Organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and the Spokane Home Ownership Resource Center will give presentations.

For more information, call the Northeast Community Center at 487-1603.


“The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is holding a community meeting on Neighborhood Watch and domestic preparedness today at 6:30 p.m. at Midway Elementary, 821 E. Midway Road. For more information, call 477-3055.

“The Chief Garry Park Neighborhood Council will meet at 7 tonight at Mission Community Presbyterian Church, Mission and Crestline.

“The Northwest Neighborhood Council will meet at 7 tonight at Audubon Park United Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd.

SCOPE North will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at 9435 N. Newport Highway.

“The Minnehaha Neighborhood Council will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St.

“The Logan Neighborhood Council will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Fourth Memorial Church, 2000 N. Standard St. Please use front parking lot entrance.

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