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After-school Club – A fun and safe place for middle and high school students with developmental disabilities. Open 2:30-6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at The Arc of Spokane Community Center, 116 W. Indiana. For more information, call 789-2247, ext. 123.

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.

Boys and Girls Club of Spokane County – After-school programs for ages 6-18, 544 E. Providence. Call 489-0741.

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

Corbin Art Center Classes - A variety of classes will be offered for children ages 3-18. Dates, times, and costs vary. Sponsored by the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. Pre-registration is required. Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. 625-6200.

Girl Scout Program Center – Girls ages 5-17 have free access to the arts and crafts room, computer lab, gym, fitness equipment, and teaching kitchen, 1404 N. Ash St. Open weekdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays. Home-schooled students are invited to visit with an adult weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. An annual registration fee of $10 will be charged for non-registered Girl Scouts. Scholarships are available. For more information, call 747-8091 or visit www.gsewni.org.

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.

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.

Library Activities – look for events for all ages at area libraries; call your nearest branch or visit www.scld.org for a schedule.

Multicultural Folk Dancing: Silver Spurs Youth Folk Dancers – Children in grades three 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.

Piano Lessons – Classes are available for children and teens for an hour once a week after school or on Saturday mornings at Music City, 1322 N. Monroe St. Tuition is $10 per week and book fee is also $10. For more information, contact Lorraine at 838-8312.

Poster Display - Posters featuring the work of 30 student finalists for the America Recycles Day on display. Runs through Nov. 15. River Park Square. 808 W. Main Ave., second level. 625-6800.

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays and nights before school holidays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through March 3. Riverfront Park. $4.25/adults and teens; $3.25/children, seniors and military; $2.75/skate rental, $34.99, plus tax for season pass. 625-6600.

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.

Today

“Autumn Leaves” (East Side) - Listen to the story of “The Leaf Man” and use leaves to make a collage. 4 p.m., East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. Free. 444-5331.

After-school Special (Moran Prairie) - Explore Native America through stories, crafts, and games. Learn about a different culture each month. 4 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. 893-8340.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Free. 11 a.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., 893-8280; Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St., 893-8340; 11 a.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, 893-8350; 10:30 a.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., 444-5390; South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St., 444-5385.

Storytime - For ages 2-5. Free. 10:30 a.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights, 893-8250; Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards, 893-8390.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 mnths-3 years. Free. 10 a.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney, 893-8280; Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St., 893-8340; North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, 893-8350; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., 444-5390; South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. 444-5385; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., 893-8400.

Friday

Baby Lapsit (Valley) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months. Free. 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. 893-8400.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Free. 10:30 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave., 444-5356; East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St., 444-5375; Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St., 444-5380; Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road, 444-5395; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., 444-5390; South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St., 444-5385.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - vs. Seattle. 7 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $7-$17. (800) 325-SEAT.

Toddler Storytime - For ages 18 months-3 years. Free. 10 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave., 444-5356; East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St., 444-5375; Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St., 444-5380; Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road, 444-5395; Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., 444-5390; South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St., 444-5385.

Saturday

“Autumn Leaves” (Downtown) - Listen to the story of “The Leaf Man” and use leaves to make a collage. 11 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. 444-5331.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey - vs. Vancouver. 7 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $7-$17. (800) 325-SEAT.

Storytime at Auntie’s - Enjoy stories written by author Jon Scieszka, such as “Cowboy and Octypus,” “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs,” and “The Stinky Cheese Man.” 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. 838-0206.

24th Annual Whitworth Writing Rally – For students pre-school through sixth grade. Rally will feature award-winning author, Jerry Pallotta. The first session is 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with check-in at 8:15 a.m. and the second session is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with check-in at 10:30 a.m. at Cowles Memorial Auditorium, Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. A parent or guardian must accompany each child participating in the rally. The cost is $16 per child and attending parent or guardian. Cost includes writing materials and a T-shirt. Register online at www.thewritingrally.org or call 777-3263.

Yu-Gi-Oh Gladiator’s Assault - Sneak Peek Preview - See the new cards and make new friends. These events are open to all players and are run using the Swiss pairing format and the Open play format. Registration at 10 a.m., you will receive a five-pack of the new set. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $20. (503) 764-9871

Monday

Baby Lapsit (North) - Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. For children up to 18 months. 10:30 a.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. 893-8350.

Toddler Storytime (Valley) - For ages 18 months-3 years. 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. 893-8400.

Tuesday

Family Story Evening - All ages are welcome. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring their favorite blanket or stuffed toy. Free. 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, 893-8350; Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., 893-8400.

Go Diego Go Live! - The Great Jaguar Rescue with Nick Jr.’s adventure hero with his sister Alicia and cousin Dora. They are on an action-packed special mission to get Baby Jaguar’s growl back from the Bobo Brothers. 7 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $15-37. 325-SEAT.

Literacy Tutor Training - Train to become a volunteer literacy tutor for Spokane Public Schools. 4-5 p.m., Lincoln Heights Elementary, 3322 E. 22nd Ave. Free. 354-7277 or 354-5945.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Free. 10:30 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave., 444-5356; Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., 893-8400.

Storytime (Valley) - For ages 2-5. Free. 10:30 a.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield, 893-8320.

Toddler Storytime (Downtown) - For ages 18 months-3 years. Free. 10 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave., 444-5356.

Wednesday

“Cooking Up a Story” - Presented by the Northeast Youth Center. Children ages 4-5 will learn about counting and measuring through stories and various hands-on cooking activities. 10 a.m., Hillyard Baptist Church, 2121 E. Wabash Ave. The cost is $7 per session or $20 for all four sessions. Class held every Wednesday for four weeks. For more information, call 482-0708 or visit www.spokaneparks.org.

Go Diego Go Live! - The Great Jaguar Rescue with Nick Jr.’s adventure Hero with his sister Alicia and cousin Dora. They are on an action-packed special mission to get Baby Jaguar’s growl back from the Bobo Brothers; 4 and 7 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $15-37. 325-SEAT.

Preschool Storytime - For ages 3-5. Free. 11 a.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., 893-8280; North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, 893-8350; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., 893-8400.

Storytime - For ages 2-5. Free. 10:30 a.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, 893-8260; 10 a.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake, 893-8330.

Toddler Storytime (North) - For ages 18 months-3 years. Free. 10 a.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, 893-8350.

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