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Art, Music and More - Live art and music by local independent artists; Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Spokane Valley Mall, Lower Level, 14700 E. Indiana. 842-2492.

Harry Potter Discussion Group - The group meets Saturdays until the new book is released; noon, Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. 922-4104.

Just for Kids at the Meal Maker - Meal planning and preparation session for kids and their parents. Pre-registration is required; noon, The Valley Plaza, 13220 E. Sprague Ave. $112 for seven entrees, more entrees available. 892-1403.

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., through Sept. 29. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. (509) 475-4574.

Liberty Lake storytime - For all ages; 10:30 a.m., Liberty Lake Library, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane No. 140. 232-2510.

Rockin’ B Ranch Cowboy Supper Show - Thursdays-Saturdays, 5:45-9 p.m., through Sept. 29. Fun-filled family atmosphere with fiddlers, a cowboy shoot-out, a kids’ posse, and after dinner, boot-tappin’ Western music by the Riders of the Rockin’ B on the main stage. Reservations required. 3912 Spokane Bridge Road, Liberty Lake. 891-9016.

Spokane Christian Singles Speed Dating - For single Christians ages 20-49. 7 p.m., Millwood Community Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, two blocks west of Argonne Road. $10/first attendance, $7/thereafter. Reservations required. 226-7674.

Spokane Valley Youth Soccer Registration - Sign-up for the fall season through July 31. Ages 4-18. Register online at www.vysoccer.org. 9116 E. Sprague Ave., Suite 138. $40-$55. 924-7661.

Storytime - Listen to a story about Elmer the Elephant. A craft project and treats will follow; 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana. 922-4104.

U-pick Lavender benefit - Leisure Lavender Farm will host a u-pick weekend to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network of the Inland Northwest. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday, 3529 N. Lynden Road, Otis Orchards. 232-8179.

Sunday

Spokane Christian Singles Speed Dating - For single Christians ages 45 and older; 2 p.m., Millwood Community Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, two blocks west of Argonne Road. $10/first attendance, $7/thereafter. Reservations required. 226-7674.

U-pick Lavender benefit - Leisure Lavender Farm will host a u-pick weekend to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network of the Inland Northwest; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 3529 N. Lynden Road, Otis Orchards. (509) 232-8179.

Monday

Hastings Family Readers Group - Geared for third grade and older. July selection is “The Misadventures of Maude March” by Audrey Couloumbis; 7 p.m., Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague. 924-0667.

Lavender u-pick - Daily through July 29. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Leisure Lavender Farm, 3529 N. Lynden Road, Otis Orchards. 993-5036.

Liberty Lake baby lapsit - For infants age 1-2 1/2 years. Sessions begin at 10:15 and 11 a.m. Liberty Lake Library, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane No. 130. 232-2510.

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.

Tuesday

Alzheimer’s Support Group - The group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month; 1 p.m., Good Samaritan Village, 17121 E. Eighth. 924-6161.

Free Family Film Festival - Movies play at same time every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Showing this week: “Clifford’s Really Big Movie” (G) and “Night at the Museum” (PG). Coming up: July 24-26, “Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit” (G) and “Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties” (PG); July 31-Aug. 2, “Charlotte’s Web” (G) and “Monster House” (PG); Aug. 7-9, “Everyone’s Hero” (G)and “Barnyard” (PG); Aug. 14-16, “Jonah: A Veggie Tale Movie” (G) and “Open Season” (PG); Aug. 21-23, “Curious George” (G) and “Flushed Away” (PG); 10 a.m., Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (800) 326-3264.

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

Spokane Valley City Council study session - On the agenda is a zoning and development discussion; 6 p.m., Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague. 921-1000.

Wednesday

Free Family Film Festival - Movies play at same time every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Showing this week: “Clifford’s Really Big Movie” (G) and “Night at the Museum” (PG). 10 a.m., Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (800) 326-3264.

Millwood Farmers’ Market - Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m. Millwood Community Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, two blocks west of Argonne Road. 924-2350.

Nicotine Anonymous - The group meets every Wednesday; 4:45 p.m., Spokane Valley Community Center, 10814 E. Broadway. 926-9804.

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

SCAT: Signs, Clues and Tracks - Explore your wildlife detective skills by looking at animal artifacts and visiting virtual habitats with the West Valley Outdoor Learning Center staff; 2 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. 926-4334.

Storytime - Celebrate picnics during this storytime. A craft project and treats will follow; 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana. 922-4104.

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

Western Dance - Free dances are held every Wednesday for ages 10 and up until the end of August. No experience necessary; 7:30-9:30 p.m., Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road. Free. 927-0790.

Thursday

Free Family Film Festival - Movies play at same time every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Showing this week: “Clifford’s Really Big Movie” (G) and “Night at the Museum” (PG). 10 a.m., Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (800) 326-3264.

SCAT: Signs, Clues and Tracks - Explore your wildlife detective skills by looking at animal artifacts and visiting virtual habitats with the West Valley Outdoor Learning Center staff; 2 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley. 921-1500.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - The group meets every Thursday; 9:30 a.m., Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague. 928-5460.

Friday

Free Outdoor Movies at Liberty Lake - Movies start at dusk. Showing today: “Dick Tracy” (PG). Coming up: July 21: “Beauty and The Beast” (G); July 27, “Mostly Martha” (PG); July 28, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (PG); Aug. 3, “Parenthood” (PG); Aug. 4, “An Inconvenient Truth” (PG); Aug. 10, “The Muppet Movie” (G); Aug. 11, “West Side Story,” not rated; Aug. 17, “Rain Man” (R); Aug. 18: “Whale Rider” (PG-13); Aug. 24, “Arthur” (PG); Aug. 25, “Blues Brothers” (PG-13). Pavillion Park, Molter Road and Country Vista Drive, Liberty Lake. Free. 742-8694.

Harry Potter Party - Activities include trivia contests, a costume contest, face painting, coloring sheets for kids and more. The newest Harry Potter book will go on sale at midnight; 10 p.m., Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague. 924-0667.

Liberty Lake storytime - For children in preschool through age 5; 10:30 a.m., Liberty Lake Library, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane No. 140. 232-2510.

Midnight Magic Party - Games and treats before copies of J.K. Rowling’s last Harry Potter book go on sale at midnight. Photos with “Harry Potter”, bean counting and costume contests; 9 p.m., Barnes and Noble, 15310 E. Indiana. 922-4104.

Pizza Night at the Elks - Hosted by the Elks Lodge. Reservations required; 5:30-7 p.m., 2605 N. Robie Road. $4.50 for one-topping, 12-inch pizza, additional toppings 50 cents each. 926-2328.

Next Saturday

Fourth Annual Green ‘N’ Bluz Fest - Evening of Green info, silent auction and blues music with Studebaker John and the Hawks, Papa Glenn and the Border Run Blues Band, The Longnecks, Waukon, Lindell Reason; 5 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague. $15. 951-3541.

Edgecliff Scope Craft Fair - Vendors, live music, food and a car show; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Edgecliff Park, Sixth and Park Road. 477-6345.

Harry Potter Day - Celebrate the release of the final Harry Potter book with a day of wizard-themed crafts and activities. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley; Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road; Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. 926-6283.

Hooops 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament - July 21-22. 16th annual event presented by YMCA. For third graders to adults. Proceeds benefit the YMCA Scholarship Program. 8 a.m., Spokane Valley Mall. $88/team of four. 777-YMCA.

Iris Rhizome Sale - Many different sizes and types available for your yard. Hosted by the Town and Country Iris Society; 9 a.m., Green Thumb Nursery, 16816 E. Sprague. 255-9615.

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