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, Friday, 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.
21st annual Bugfair - Sponsored by River City Volkswagen Club. Events include a swap meet for all items Volkswagen, games for kids and valve cover racing, Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Spokane Fair and Expo Center, Havana at Broadway. Valley Food Bank benefits by canned food donations; adults/$5, or $3/with canned food donation, under age 12/free; 927-1031.
Spokane Indians Baseball mascot appearances – “Otto,” the Spokane Indians’ mascot, will make appearances at the following Supercuts stores this summer: Tuesday, noon-1 p.m., 2927 E. 29th; July 13, 2-3 p.m., 14109 E. Sprague; July 22, 6-7 p.m., 1235 N. Liberty Lake Road; July 28, 3-4 p.m., 922 N. Division; Aug. 15, 4-5 p.m., 3325 W. Indian Trail Road; and Aug. 24, 5-6 p.m., 9205 N. Newport Highway; 326-1891.
EWU Walking Tour – “A Walk Through the Past: A Walking Tour of the Historic District of Eastern Washington University,” Tuesday on the EWU campus, Cheney. Tour begins with a slide presentation in Monroe Hall, second floor lounge at 6:30 p.m., and the walking tour with guide Charles Mutschler, university archivist, 7 p.m., ending with a reception back at the Monroe lounge; 359-7988.
Greater Spokane Democratic Women’s Group meeting – With potluck, July 7, noon, Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main; 924-7212.
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.
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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