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Child ID – A Smart Parent-Safe Baby event will be at all Wal-Mart stores Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The National Center for Mission and Exploited Children and other agencies will give out free child-identification kits. Stores at located at 15727 E. Broadway, 2301 W. Wellesley and 9212 N. Colton. (312) 596-3442.

Women’s retreat – Sept. 9-11 at Girl Scout Camp Four Echoes on Lake Coeur d’Alene; for women over age 21; $145; to register, call 747-8091, ext. 206.

United Nations discussion – The United Nations Association, Spokane will host a discussion of the “U.N. Millennium Development Goals,” Sept. 12, 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive; 624-3608.

Job expo – Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lair Student Center at Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene; presented by Worksource Spokane with representatives in health care, hospitality, construction and government; 532-3092.

Quilters meeting – Spokane Chapter of the Washington State Quilters will meet Sept. 15, 1 and 7 p.m., at the Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute’s Commons, 4000 W. Randolph Road; with guest speaker fiber artist Nancy Elliott MacDonald; $7; 467-6480.

Free cycling event – Nine-mile ride across eight bridges in downtown Spokane sponsored by the Spokane Bicycle Club and the Friends of the Centennial Trail in celebration of the reopening of the Monroe Street Bridge. Meet on north side of Monroe Street Bridge, Sept. 18, at 8:30 a.m. Includes snacks donated by Bumble Bar, coffee donated by Starbucks, and live music performed by Dead Man’s Pants; 624-7188.

TrailFest – Sponsored by The Friends of the Centennial Trail, Sept. 25, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Mirabeau Meadows. Includes 5K run, inline poker skate, cyclist scavenger hunt, interactive booths, lunch, prize drawings and more; $20, $5 late fee after Sept. 10; www.spokanecentennialtrail.org; 624-7188.

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, 10 a.m.-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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