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Things to do

Today

Corbin Kids Prehistoric Camp - For children ages 6-11. Explore the world of dinosaurs through a variety of hands-on activities. Runs Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sponsored by the city of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. Pre-registration is required. Please bring a lunch. Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $104. (509) 625-6200.

Car Seat Safety Inspections - Certified car-seat technicians will perform demonstrations and inspections for properly-installed seats. Limited number of car seats available for $5 donation to those who qualify. Call to register for required appointment. 1-4 p.m., Panhandle Health District, 8500 N. Atlas Road, Hayden, Idaho. Free. (208) 666-2511.

Girl Scouts Summer Science in the Park - All school-age girls are invited to take part in a no-cost program, doing hands-on science activities. Launch bottle rockets, explore gravity, discover polymers, and investigate air pressure. 2 p.m.-midnight. Liberty Lake Pavillion Park, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 747-8091, ext. 230.

Tuesday

Girl Scouts Summer Science in the Park - All school-age girls are invited to take part in a no-cost program, doing hands-on science activities Today-Thursday. 2 p.m., Liberty Lake Pavillion Park, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 747-8091, ext. 230.

Free Family Film Festival - Movies play at the same time (10 a.m.) every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Showing this week: “Mr. Bean’s Holiday” (G); “Alvin & the Chipmunks” (PG). 10-11:30 a.m. Spokane Valley Mall Cinemas, 14760 E. Indiana Ave, Spokane Valley. (800) 326-3264; Riverstone Cinemas, 2416 Old Mill Loop, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-8185.

Family Story Evening - All ages are welcome. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring their favorite blanket or stuffed toy. Library locations include: North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road (509) 893-8350; Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400. 7 p.m. Free.

Wednesday

Puppet Palooza - Enjoy puppet shows performed by the library’s summer youth staff. 11 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Couer d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Project Runway - For teens. Work with a variety of supplies and materials to create your own fashions to model on the runway. Snacks will be provided. 1 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Thursday

Free Sports Physicals - For middle and high school students. No registration necessary; first come-first served basis. Students must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Noon-4:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Pediatrics, 9905 N. Hess St., Hayden, Idaho. Free. (208) 772-8940.

Project Runway - For teens. Work with a variety of supplies and materials to create your own fashions to model on the runway. Snacks will be provided. 1 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Friday

Good Guys Rod and Custom Show - More than 1,500 rods, customs, classics and muscle cars through 1972. Today-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St, Spokane Valley. $15/general, $6/age 7-12, free/age 6 and younger; parking is free. (925) 838-9876.

Huckleberry/Heritage Festival and 5K Fun Run - Today-Saturday. Two-day event featuring vendors, food, historical displays, live entertainment and huckleberry bake-off. Downtown Wallace, Idaho. Free. (208) 753-7151.

Late Night at the Library - For children in grades 3-5. Enjoy crafts, games, snacks, songs, stories and more. Bring old clothes you can get messy in. Pre-registration and a signed permission slip are required. 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

“Harry Potter” - A free movie hosted by the Friends of Pavillion Park and Greenstone Homes. 8:15 p.m., Pavillion Park, Country Vista Drive and Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free.

Saturday

South Perry Summer Theater - “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure.” Starts at dusk. The Shop, 924 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 534-1647.

Kids Helping Kids Back to School Supply Drive - Camp Fire USA boys and girls will collect school supply donations to benefit local children, today from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday from noon-6 p.m. at the following locations: Rosauers, South, 2610 E. 29th Ave.; Rosauers U-City, 10618 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley; Rosauers North, 9414 N. Division St.; Office Depot, 1003 E. Third Ave., Spokane; and Ben Franklin, 6 Cheney Spokane Road, Cheney. Barrels also will be available at KHQ-6, 1201 W. Sprague Ave. and Camp Fire USA, 524 N. Mullan Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 747-6191, ext. 10.

Family/Community Camp at Camp Dart-Lo - Enjoy camp activities including (but not limited to) archery, swimming, hiking, snacks cooked over the campfire, and creating a special memento of the day at handcrafts. Open to all boys and girls age 3 and older and their families. Enjoy a full or half day at camp. Parent/adult supervision of youth is required for all events. You do not have to be a Camp Fire member to participate. Registration is required. 9 a.m., Camp Dart-Lo, 14000 N. Dartford Drive. (509) 747-6191 x10.

Baby-sitting Basics - Hosted by Community Health Education and Resources. For boys and girls ages 10-15 interested in learning how to be baby sitters. Class will discuss infant, toddler and older child care, CPR and first aid and safety concerns. Pre-registration is required. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Deaconess Medical Center, 910 W. Fifth Ave. $40. (509) 232-8138.

Unity in the Community - Celebrate diversity, culture and vitality of the Spokane community with various activities, entertainment and community resources. 10 a.m., Riverfront Park. Free. (509) 838-1881.

Garland Street Fair - Wizard of Oz-themed event with local musicians on two stages. Traditional children’s area and game activities, a Judy Garland contest and a Toto Look-alike contest. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Post Street at Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.

17th annual Cops and Kids Car Show - Free soda and hot dogs served. Classic cars, trucks and motorcycles. $10 donation. 7 p.m., corner of Riverside Ave. and Washington St. (509) 499 4321.

“Wall-E” - A free movie hosted by the Friends of Pavillion Park and Greenstone Homes. 8:15 p.m., Pavillion Park, Country Vista Drive and Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free.

Third annual Winthrop Star Gazing Evening - Astronomers with and without telescopes, night sky enthusiasts and all those interested in enjoying an evening of star gazing with a knowledgeable local astronomer are invited. 9-11 p.m., Liberty Bell High School, Winthrop. Free. (888) 4-Methow.

Sunday

Country Style Community Market Fundraiser - Includes food, games, vendors and chili cook-off. Proceeds benefit the American Heritage Wildlife Foundation. 9-5 p.m., AHWF property at MP 60 five miles East of Clark Fork on state Highway 200, Clark Fork. Free. (208) 266-1488.

Send information about events at least two weeks in advance by email to features@spokesman.com; by fax to 509-459-5098; by mail to Our Kids Calendar, Features Department, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210; or submit online at www.spokane7.com/events/submit. Send information about events at least two weeks in advance by email to features@spokesman.com; by fax to 509-459-5098; by mail to Our Kids Calendar, Features Department, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210; or submit online at www.spokane7.com/events/submit.
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