Engineers Forum of Spokane– Aquifer protection will be focus of topic by Rob Lindsay, manager of water resources for Spokane County, noon, Holiday Inn Airport, 1616 Windsor Drive; lunch, $12; 244-3467.
Library public meetings – The Spokane Public Library plans a series of public meetings to get input on a plan to increase library branch hours of operation. Meetings are Tuesday, 7-8 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry; Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4709 W. Barnes Road; 444-5300.
Faith informing politics – The Interfaith Council and Catholic Charities will host a series of public workshops discussing the five initiatives on the November ballot, Thursday, 7-8 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th; next Monday, 7-8 p.m., St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 501 N. Walnut Road; Oct. 26, 7-8 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 440 N.E. Ash, Pullman; 7-8 p.m. Oct. 27, Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall; 329-1410.
Ski swap – The 41st annual Mount Spokane Ski Patrol ski swap at the Spokane County Fairgrounds. Registration to sell items Friday, 3-9 p.m. There will be a fee of 50 cents per item. The sale is open Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m.-noon. A portion of each sale will benefit the Ski Patrol; $4 admission, free for children 12 and under; 926-3944.
Coin show – The 2005 Coin Show hosted by the Inland Empire Coin Club, Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Sons of Norway Hall, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd.; $2 admission, free for kids under 12; 325-0119.
United Nations Day celebration – Guest speaker Mary Ann Murphy, executive director of Partners with Families and Children, hosted by the United Nations Association-Spokane, next Monday at 6 p.m., Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, 4000 W. Randolph Road; $25 general admission, $10 for students; registration deadline is Oct. 15; 448-0762.
Engineers Forum of Spokane – “Armed Forces Aerospace Museum” will be focus of topic by Air Force veteran Don Tuttle, next Monday at noon, Holiday Inn Airport, 1616 Windsor Drive. Lunch is $12. 244-3467.
Aquatics facilities public meetings – The Spokane Park Board’s aquatics citizens advisory committee is collecting public comments on recommendations for the future of Spokane’s aquatic facilities and programs, Oct. 26, 6 p.m., at the Spokane Main Library, 906 W. Main; 363-5458.
Women’s Association luncheon – The Spokane College Women’s Association will host guest speaker Dr. John Diggs on “The Medical Facts of Homosexuality,” Oct. 26, 11 a.m., Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division; lunch, $13; reservations must be made by Saturday by calling 465-0362.
Halloween Family Fun Night – Oct. 28, 5:30-7 p.m., Spokane Community College’s Lair Student Center, 1810 N. Greene; free; 533-7090.
Moran Prairie Harvest Dinner – The annual dinner of turkey and all the trimmings, Oct. 30, noon-3 p.m., Moran Prairie Grange Hall, 61st and Palouse Highway; $8 for adults and $6 for children age 5-12, free for kids under 5; proceeds benefit the Grange Hall; 922-2113.
Compass Club luncheon – The women’s club for welcoming newcomers to the area with gather for their annual auction at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 1 at the Ramada Inn Airport, 8909 Airport Drive. Lunch is $12. Call 465-8163 to register.
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