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Today

Annual Lavender Plant Sale - 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Leisure Lavender Farm, 3529 N. Lynden Road, Otis Orchards. Free admission. 226-3071.

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. 343-6000.

Spokane County Interstate Fair - Fair hours are 10 a.m.-11 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. Demolition Derby on Sunday at 6:45 p.m. Carnival ride Pay-One-Price nights (unlimited rides) are $25, admission not included. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Havana at Broadway. $8/adults, $5/seniors/ages 7-13, free/younger than 6, $30/family pack (two adults and four youth admissions, $3 food coupon, 30 carnival tickets); demolition derby: $7.50-10.

Sunday

All-ages dance - The Country Jammers will perform. An open mike session will be from 2:15-3 p.m. Refreshments will be available. Admission is by donation; noon-4:30 p.m., Tri-Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. 926-3803.

Dead Man’s Pants - Playing folk, rock and blues music. Free outdoor concert from 5:30 p.m. to sunset. Bring a picnic and enjoy the music. No outside alcohol allowed. Must be 21 or over to attend. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. Free. 927-9463.

Fallen Leaf Run - 23rd annual SIDS 5K run and walk. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. at Mirabeau Parkway and starting time is 9 at Mirabeau Point. $25, includes long-sleeved T-shirt. 456-0505.

Spokane County Interstate Fair – Final day; hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Demolition Derby tonight at 6:45 p.m. tickets are $7.50-$10. Carnival ride Pay-One-Price nights (unlimited rides) are $25, admission not included. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Havana at Broadway. $8/adults, $5/seniors/ages 7-13, free/younger than 6, $30/family pack (two adults and four youth admissions, $3 food coupon, 30 carnival tickets).

Monday

Back-to-school night - An opportunity for parents to meet teachers and learn about classes. Refreshments will be served; 6 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. 228-5233.

Overeaters Anonymous - The group meets every Monday; 5-6 p.m., Spokane Valley Community Center, in room 105; 10814 E. Broadway. 924-0624.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - TOPS members meet every Monday; 9-11 a.m., Broadway Court Estates, 13505 E. Broadway. 922-3874.

Toddler storytime - For ages 18 months to 3 years; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. 926-6283.

Trails celebration - Celebrate the trail system in Liberty Lake with fireworks and an ice cream social; 7 p.m., south of Country Vista Drive off Molter Road. 241-4626.

Tuesday

Family story evening - For all ages; 7 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. 926-6283.

Liberty Lake City Council meeting - The public is welcome; 7 p.m., Liberty Lake City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive. 755-6700.

Preschool storytime - For ages 3-5; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. 926-6283.

Spokane County Library District - The board of trustees meet; 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. 926-6283.

Spokane Valley City Council study session - Tentative agenda items include a discussion on helmet-use education, the amended Department of Emergency Management contract, the Parks and Recreation Master Plan and massage parlors; 6 p.m., Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague. 921-1000.

Wednesday

After-School Special - For children in grades K-5; 4 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. 926-4334.

Baby lapsit - For infants up to age 18 months; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. 926-6283.

Business seminar - “Activating Men and Women in the Work Place” focuses on working with gender differences at work and developing leadership skills for men and women. Sponsored by the Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce. Reservations are required; 8 a.m.-noon, University of Phoenix, 8775 E. Mission. $79 per person. 924-4994.

Friends of the Valley Library - The group meets the third Wednesday of each month; 11 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. 926-6283.

Preschool storytime - For ages 3-5; 11 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. main. 926-6283.

Storytime - For ages 2-5; 10:30 a.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. 926-4334.

Thursday

Spokane Valley Native American programs public meeting - The Spokane Valley Native American programs hosts its annual public meeting; 6 p.m., The Lodge at Camp Caro, 625 S. Sargent. 228-4261.

Toddler storytime - For ages 18 months to 3 years; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. 926-6283.

Veteran’s support group - The support group for combat and noncombat veterans of all wars meets the fourth Thursday of each month; 7 p.m., Spokane Valley Adventist Church, 1601 S. Sullivan Road. 238-2531.

Friday

Overeaters Anonymous - The group meets every Friday; 10-11 a.m., Spokane Valley Community Center, in room 105; 10814 E. Broadway. 924-0624.

Step by Step - A walking group for women meets every Friday; 9-11 a.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 17909 E. Broadway. 926-0498.

Valleyfest - 7 p.m., community parade from Spokane Valley City Hall at 11707 E. Sprague to University Ave.; 8:30 p.m., free outdoor showing of “Napoleon Dynamite” at Mirabeau Meadows Park. 922-3299.

Next Saturday

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. 343-6000.

Spokane Hamfest & ARRL Washington State Convention - With seminars, auction items, prizes, swap tables, vendors and food, sponsored by six Amateur Radio clubs; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., University High School, 12420 E. 32nd. $5/general, age 18 and under/free. 448-5821.

Summer Book Club Meeting - Express Yourself Non-verbally. Otto, the Spokane Indians mascot, will be here to exhibit non-verbal communication. For youth up to age 18; 3 p.m., Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. 924-0667.

Valleyfest - 9 a.m., fun run begins at the Sullivan Road Trail Head; 9-11 a.m., pancake breakfast in Mirabeau Meadows Park; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., children’s activity booths, live entertainment, a car show, fishing and more in the park; 7:30 p.m., free showing of “Shrek 2” in the park. Other activities will be held at the nearby Valley YMCA and CenterPlace. Pancake breakfast, $4.50/adults, $3.50/children. 922-3299.

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