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“The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started” - Shadle Park High School counselors will be sponsoring a workshop on post-high school options for students in grades 9-11. Parents and students will have an opportunity to attend three 20-minute breakout sessions. The sessions will include: Public four-year colleges; Private four-year colleges; Community Colleges of Spokane; Financial Aid; Apprenticeships; NCAA eligibility. Reservations requested to Stacey Donahue at staceyd@spokaneschools.org. 5-7:15 p.m., Shadle Park High School commons, 4327 N. Ash St. 354-6709.

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St. 893-8280; Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. 893-8340; North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. 893-8350. 11 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime (Shadle) - For children 3-5 years of age. 10:30 a.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. 444-5390.

Preschool Storytime (South) - For children 3-5 years of age. 10:30 a.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations and times include: 10 a.m., Cheney, 610 First St. 893-8280; Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St. 893-8340; North Spokane, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, 893-8350; 10:30 a.m., Spokane Valley, 12004 E. Main Ave. 893-8400. Free.

Toddler Storytime (Shadle) - For children 18 months-3 years of age. 10 a.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. 444-5390.

Toddler Storytime (South) - For children 18 months-3 years of age. 10 a.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. 444-5385.

Ongoing

After School Camp - Hosted by the Northeast Youth Center. For children ages 5-12. Children will be transported from school to the Northeast Youth Center II for a snack, games, computer play, arts and weekly field trips. Schools serviced include: Arlington, Bemiss, Cooper, Lidgerwood, Linwood, Logan, Longfellow, Ridgeview, Regal, Stevens, Whitman and Willard. Held Mondays-Fridays. Runs through June 20. 3-6 p.m., Northeast Youth Center II, 2121 E. Wabash Ave. $53/week. State pay accepted. Scholarships available. 482-0708.

After School Specials (North) - Celebrate children’s book author Kevin Henkes through stories, crafts, and games. A different author will be celebrated each month. 4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. 893-8350.

Beginning Ice Hockey - For children age 4-8. Learn the fundamentals. Participants must have a hockey helmet, mouth guard, hockey gloves, shin pads and hockey stick. Runs through Feb. 14. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. 625-6200.

Ice Skate Lessons - For children age four and older. Learn basic skills. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Runs through Feb. 14. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $59, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. 625-6200.

Ice Skate Parent and Tot Lessons - For children age three and older. Learn to skate with your child. Helmets and outdoor clothing are recommended. Runs through Feb. 14. Riverfront Park Ice Palace. $39/parent and child, includes skate rental and five free public skate passes. $18/additional person. 625-6200.

Riverfront Park Ice Palace - Ice skating outdoors. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays and nights before holidays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through March 1. Riverfront Park. $4.25/adults; $3.25/children ages 3-17 seniors and military; $3/skate rental. 625-6601.

Tae-Kwon-Do Classes - For all ages. Improve your fitness, flexibility, coordination, strength and learn self-defense techniques. Beginner class offered Mondays and Wednesdays and advanced class offered Fridays. Runs through June 20. 6:30-8 p.m., Cooper Elementary School Gymnasium, 3200 N. Ferrall St. Two cans of food per month. 482-0708.

Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant - Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:15-5:45 p.m. and Fridays, 12:30-2:30 p.m. with take-out from 1-3 p.m. Runs through Sept. 25. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1620 N. Monroe St. 324-1995.

Friday

“Amazing Grace” - A historical dramatic retelling of the life of John Newton, who wrote the hymn. Rated PG. Free snacks will also be offered. 7 p.m., Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church, 4449 N. Nevada St. Free. (509) 487-9667.

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes. 444-5395. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St.; Hillyard, 4005 N. Cook St. 444-5380; Indian Trail, 4909 W. Barnes. 444-5395. 10 a.m. Free.

Wrangler’s Professional Bull Riding Classic - Presented by The General Store. 8 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $10-$25. 325-SEAT.

Saturday

Super Books for Super Heroes - Fun-filled Superhero extravaganza. Appropriate for school-aged children. 11 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. 444-5331.

Wrangler’s Professional Bull Riding Classic - Presented by The General Store. 8 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $10-$25. 325-SEAT.

Sunday

Spokane Symphony YES - Youth Exploration Series for children ages 8-14. Attend pre-concert activities across the street at CenterStage and read a specially designed children’s program. The series includes four concerts: Sunday, March 8 and April 19. 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. Series: $100, includes one child and one adult, additional children $36 each. 624-1200.

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