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Child ID Kits – Wal-Mart stores nationwide are offering free Child ID kits from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at all locations. For information, call your nearest Wal-Mart.


Papier-Mâché Animal Contest – Kids are invited to enter papier-mâché animals into the Spokane County Interstate Fair’s second annual contest held Sept. 9-18 at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N Havana St. Labeled creations can be dropped off at area Les Schwab Tire Centers until Wednesday. Obtain instructions and details at by calling Jessica at 477-1766.


Before- and After-school Programs – Educational and fun programs are available at the Northeast Youth Center, 4001 N. Cook. Transportation to and from some local elementary schools is available and state pay is accepted. Includes a USDA approved snack. For information and a list of the schools that are served, call 482-0708.

Camp Fire USA – Clubs forming for children between the ages of 3 through grade 12. Call the Camp Fire USA Service Center for more information, 747-6191.

Jump Rope Academy – Instruction includes single rope and double Dutch, 2727 N. Madelia St., Suite 5; ages 2-adult. Monday-Saturday. Free introduction class. Birthday and group workshops; $8 per person. Combination parent and child classes; motor skill and brain-development exercises. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday classes available. Call 869-3018, or visit

Libby Teen Center – Open for basketball, volleyball and table games Tuesday through Saturday from 4:30-9 p.m. Free. Also scheduling outdoor activities, field trips and aerobics classes at the center, 2900 E. First Ave. For more information or to volunteer, call 536-8152.

Multicultural Folk Dancing: Silver Spurs Youth Folk Dancers – Kids in grades three through six and seven through 12 can learn clogging, German, Ukrainian, Romanian and Irish folk dancing, swing and more at Silver Spurs International Folk Dance Youth Group, 1426 E. 19th Ave. Some scholarships are available. For information, call Susan at 533-9966.

X-Brain Yo-Yo – Learn amazing tricks at yo-yo classes at Colors on the Wind, 118 E. Wellesley Ave. Classes are Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Registration and classes are free. For more information, call Becky at 484-5483.

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