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Today

“Enter Fairy Godmother” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children. Directed by Ken Boles. Shows today at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. $7/age 13 and older; $5/age 12 and younger. (509) 892-5413.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny - Held from 8 to 11 a.m. prior to the egg hunt, which starts at 11 a.m. in Pavillion Park; Liberty Lake Elementary School, 23606 E. Boone Ave., Liberty Lake. $5/adults and $4/ages 5-11. Children under 5 are free.

Contra Dance - Sponsored by Spokane Folklore Society. Featuring the band Crooked Kilt with Mitchell Frey calling dances. Participants should bring snacks or dessert to share. All dances are taught, beginner’s instruction is at 7:30 p.m.; 8-11 p.m., East Spokane Grange Hall, 1621 N. Park Road. $12/nonmembers, $10/members and students with ID, free/children under 18. (509) 443-2710.

Easter Egg Hunt - At Hastings Books, 8:30 a.m., 15312 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-0667.

Good Samaritan Easter Egg Hunt - This free community event is open to all children up to age 12. There will be over 4,000 colored and plastic eggs. Photos with the Easter Bunny are $2 or free with a donation of two non-perishable food items for the Valley Food Bank. 12:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Village, 17121 E. Eighth. (509) 924-6161.

Journey to the Cross - Hosted by the Spokane Valley Adventist Church. Over 200 actors will re-enact the story of Christ’s life. Tours begin every 15 minutes and last about 30 minutes each. Continues Sunday. Admission is free; 6-9 p.m., Spokane Valley Adventist Church, 16th and Sullivan. (509) 926-5866.

Reflections of Calvary - A dramatic portrayal of the last days of the life of Christ. Doors open an hour early. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. New Hope Christian Center, 1108 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 926-5536.

Spokane Valley Heritage Museum - “Apollo 11, One Small Step.” The historic walk on the moon by Neil Armstrong was 40 years ago. Come see artifacts, photos and get to know the moon. Runs through Oct. 30. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. 12114 E. Sprague Ave. $5/adults, $4/seniors, $3/age 18 and younger. (509) 922-4570.

Sunday

Easter breakfast - The town of Fairfield hosts its sixth annual free community Easter breakfast; 8-11:30 a.m., Fairfield Community Center, 304 E. Main.

Monday

Central Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m., Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo. (509) 228-5400.

Women in Business Discussion Group - Network with other businesswomen; 11:30 a.m., Barnes & Noble Cafe, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.

Tuesday

East Valley School District - The board of directors meets; 5:30 p.m., District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace. (509) 924-1830.

Spokane Valley City Council meeting - Tentative agenda items include a public hearing on the amended 2009 Transportation Improvement Project, proposed ordinances on comprehensive plan amendments and motions on the Splashdown contract and the Pines intersection bid award; 6 p.m., Spokane Valley City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague. (509) 921-1000.

Wednesday

E-mail Basics - Learn how to use e-mail and set up a free Web-based e-mail account; 2 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Knitting Discussion Group - Share ideas while working alongside other knitters. Bring your projects and questions. Refreshments will be provided; 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.

Millwood Indoor Farmers Market - Local and organic food available Wednesdays, noon-5 p.m., through April 30. 8919 E. Euclid Ave., Millwood. (509) 475-1676.

Senior volleyball - Games are every Wednesday; 1-3 p.m., Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. $1 per day. (509) 255-9509.

Thursday

“Growing Up Again” for Women Veterans - This eight-week class will address the ages and stages of development, and ways to nurture ourselves and others, as well as tools for personal and family growth. Pre-interview is required for all participants; 1:30-3:30 p.m., Veterans Outreach Center, 100 N. Mullan Road, Suite 102. (509) 444-8387.

On Sacred Grounds Artists’ Group - Call to reserve a spot; 6 p.m., On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway. (509) 747-6294.

Pickleball - 1-3 p.m., Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo. $1 per day. (509) 570-2875.

Spokane Valley Anime Club - For teens in grades six or above. Watch anime episodes, eat snacks and more; 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Friday

“Little House on the Prairie” - Based on the classic novel by Laura Ingalls Wilder. April 17-18 and 24-25 at 7 p.m.; April 18, 24-25 at 3 p.m. Trent Elementary School, 3303 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. $10/general, $9/seniors and children. (509) 487-6540.

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale - April 17-19. Featuring children’s and maternity clothes. Hours are Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (half-price sale). Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $3/Friday or Saturday, free/Sunday. (509) 536-2840.

SCRAPS Chocolate Festival and Auction - Fourth annual event with an array of desserts and wines to raise money and support for the community’s shelter animals. Sponsored by Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Services; 6:30-9:30 p.m., Center Place, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $20. (509) 477-1967.

The Successful Woman: Creating the Results You Want in Work and Life - Interactive, fun and results-oriented workshop. Women will learn research-based and practice-tested techniques for thinking, acting and connecting in ways that produce remarkable outcomes in all areas of their lives; 9 a.m.-noon., Quality Inn Valley Suites, 8923 E. Mission Ave. $39. (509) 532-1600.

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