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Spokane City Forum – First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar. Topic will be “Roadmap for Success: What’s Next for Washington School,” presented by Dr. Terry Bergeson, state superintendent of public instruction. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. for $8.50; program begins at 12:15 p.m.; reservations must be made by 10 a.m. on May 16; 777-1555.

Rogers High School’s “Design Open House” – The Northwest Architecture Co. and Garco, will be on-hand to offer current design options being considered for Rogers’ facelift and to discuss the project, Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m., Rogers High School Cafeteria, 1622 E. Wellesley; 354-7363.

Upcoming

Home Depot Free May Workshops – at Home Deport stores through May. Workshops include: “You Can Have Fun with Faux Painting: Basic and New Techniques,” Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Install a Faucet,” Thursdays at 7 p.m.; “Power Tools 101: You Can Use a Power Drill to Install a Ceiling Fan,” Fridays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Install Hardwood Floors,” Saturdays at 10 a.m.; “You Can Paint or Stain the Exterior of Your Home,” Saturdays at 2 p.m.; and “You Can Lay Ceramic Tile,” Sundays at 2 p.m.; (800) 430-3376.

Tea Room, Chashitsu Open House – Thursday, 5-6 p.m., Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, Japanese Cultural Center, 4000 W. Randolph Road. Demonstration in the authentic tea room, also known as chashitsu; experience the unique atmosphere of sado. Reservations required by noon of day of event; 328-2971.

Lewis and Clark Senior All-Nighter Garage Sale - A benefit for the LC Senior All-Night, a drug- and alcohol-free graduation party, Friday-Satuday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 1117 S. McClellan. Items include home furnishings, clothing, books, CDs, videos, holiday decorations and more; 624-4550.

Everybody’s Bazaar and Yard Sale – Buy a booth and sell your items. Sponsored by The Spokesman-Review, Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Fair and Expo Center, Havana at Broadway; $30/booth, admission is $1; 459-5051.

Pet Fest – All breed, all species, pet expo, Saturday-next Sunday, Spokane Fair and Expo Center, Ag Buildings. Includes family entertainment, training demonstrations, pet-related products for sale, wiener dog races, Singing with Your Pet Duet, Skyhoundz local Canine Disc Championships, Dog Food Dive for prizes, and over 100 pets available for adoption through local rescue groups. Also this year, scouts from Animal Planet will be viewing auditions during the national pet talent competition. Pets are encouraged to attend, registration is required; pets must be at least 6 months old, be well socialized and have current vaccines. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $6/adults, free to children under age 6, $3/pets, $15/family of four; 939-9698.

Edible Plants of Turnbull workshop - Paul Decker will highlight the amazing plant life of Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Saturday, at the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Cheney. Class size is limited to 15, call 235-6448 for reservations.

Planetarium Show - “Meteorites: Rocks From Space,” Saturday, 1 and 2 p.m., Palouse Discovery Science Center, 2371 NE Hopkins Court, Pullman. Learn about the difference between meteors and meteorites and when to see the best meteor showers this year; (509) 332-6869.

Plant Identification Field Trip – All-day excursion to identify plants along the trail at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Saturday. Sponsored by the Native Plant Society and Friends of Turnbull. Contact Ken Swedberg at 235-4979 to see if there are openings; $10.

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