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Consignment event features kids items

Just Between Friends Franchise Systems will have a consignment event at the Spokane Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., on Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundayfrom 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The sale will include clothing for infants through juniors, layette items, baby equipment, children’s furniture, toys, hats and shoes.

The cost is $3 per person on Friday and Saturday, free on Sunday. Children 12 and younger will be admitted free.

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Rakers wanted for community cleanup

The Spokane Parks and Recreation Department will host the second annual community cleanup of Pioneer Park on April 25, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Rakes and work gloves are recommended .

The park is at 507 W. Seventh Ave. and is home to the Corbin Art Center, the historic Daniel Chase Corbin House and the Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens.

For more information, call (509) 625-6677.


Inside scoop: Free cone at Ben and Jerry’s

Wishing Star Foundation will host its annual Free Cone Day Tuesday at Ben and Jerry’s Scoop Shop at River Park Square from noon to 8 p.m.

The event doesn’t just include free ice cream. Dave, Ken and Molly from KZZU, Robyn Nance and Kris Crocker from KXLY, Spokane Shock players and members of the Lilac Court will be doing their part, scooping up the cold treats.

Live entertainment includes the Dixieland Band, Mark Walker Rhodes, Inspirations and Green Light Go! Local magician The Great Mathew Van Zee also will be performing tricks for the crowd.

Last year the Ben and Jerry’s event gave away 9,000 scoops and raised more than $6,000 for Wishing Star.

For more information, call (509) 744-3411.

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