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Home Depot Free May Workshops – at Home Depot stores through May. “You Can Have Fun with Faux Painting: Basic and New Techniques,” 7 p.m.; (800) 430-3376.

Stevens County Commissioner Public Hearing – , 2 p.m., Stevens County Courthouse, 215 S. Oak, Colville. Topic will be the possible extension of interim moratorium on new congregate residence facilities building permit applications for an additional six months; (509) 684-2401.

Upcoming

Village France Slide Show – Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., in the Student-Lair, Sasquatch Room, Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St. Presented by SCC geology instructor and amateur photographer, John Benham. Tour some of France’s rural villages and experience classic rural French architecture, gardens and culture, along with historical tidbits and tourist tips; 533-8203.

SFCC Graphic Design Program Open House – Wednesday, 3-7 p.m., Room 203, Technical Arts Building, SFCC campus, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Spokane Falls Community College graphic and Web design instructors will host an open house. Refreshments will be served; 533-3708.

Home Depot June Free Clinics - At Home Depot stores through June. Workshops include: “You Can Have Fun with Faux Painting: Basic and New Techniques,” Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Lay Ceramic Tile,” Thursdays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Create An Outdoor Patio with Pavers,” Fridays at 7 p.m.; “You Can Improve Your Home’s Safety and Security,” Saturdays at 10 a.m.; “You Can Install A Faucet,” Saturdays at 2 p.m.; and “You Can Build A Deck,” Sundays at 2 p.m.; (800) 430-3376.

Sons of Norway Luau – Friday, 5:30 p.m., Sons of Norway Lodge, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd.; $11.50; 326-9211.

Deer Park Library Book Sale – Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park; 276-2985.

The Scopes Monkey Trial Revisited – Excerpts from the famous clash over evolution, presented by the Humanist Focus Group, Saturday, 8 a.m., Old Country Buffet, 5504 N. Division. Breakfast will be available for $7; 448-2516.

Spokane Tombstone History and Gravesite Tour – Presented by the Spokane Parks and Recreation Department, Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Learn about the city’s founders, see historic Spokane homes, and discover the cemeteries and burial sites of past historic Spokane residents. Transportation and lunch are included; meet at Pioneer Park, 507 W. Seventh Ave.; $19; 535-8274.

Book Sale – to raise funds for a state-of-the-art multimedia presentation system for the Moran Prairie Library, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 3209 E. 57th Ave.; 443-6663.

Argonne Library Book -n-Bake Sale – Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 4322 N. Argonne Road. Pick up books and treats; 926-4334.

“The Future of Food,” viewing and lecture – Filmaker Deborah Koons Garcia will present her documentary, Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Lair-Student Center Auditorium, Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene. The documentary focuses on unlabeled, patented and genetically engineered foods presently found in grocery stores across the country; 533-7370.

Engineers Forum of Spokane - “The Butte Anaconda and Pacific Railway, a Proving Ground for Railroad Electrification,” presented by Dr. Charles V. Mutschler, faculty member of Eastern Washington University and University archivist, Monday, Holiday Inn Airport, 1616 Windsor Drive. Lunch will be served at noon for $11; program begins at 12:30 p.m.; 244-3467; EngineersForumInfo@att.net.

Jane Jefferson Democrats meeting – Information and discussion on issues of concern for all voters, June 8, 11:30 a.m., Old Country Buffet, 5504 N. Division; 535-0171.

Elks Lodge Spaghetti Dinner – June 10, 5:30-7 p.m., Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie Road; $5 per person. Spokane Valley; 926-2328.

Engineers Forum of Spokane - “Eastern Washington University’s New School of Computing and Engineering Sciences,” presented by Dr. Mick Brzoska, director of school of computing and engineering sciences and associate dean of the College of Science, Mathematics and Technology at EWU, June 13, Holiday Inn Airport, 1616 Windsor Drive. Lunch will be served at noon for $11; program begins at 12:30 p.m.; 244-3467; EngineersForumInfo@att.net.

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, June 20, 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.

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