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All Saints Catholic School Information Night - For parents of preschoolers who will be age 3 before Aug. 31. Meet with the schools’ teachers, learn about the curriculum and tour the facility. 7 p.m., 1505 E. 34th Ave. (509) 534-1098, ext. 215

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday - Read books, play Seuss games, make Seuss crafts and a bookmark. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mobius Children’s Museum, lower level of River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/adults, $4.75/seniors and military, free/children 12 months of age and younger. (509) 624-5437

Lego Dino Safari - Children will be working in teams to build some of the world’s most dangerous animals/dinosaurs. 3:30-5:30 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $32 (two weeks). (509) 688-0300


Co-op Kids - Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy free activities, with snacks and materials donated by the Moscow Food Co-op. Start seedlings using fast-growing seed. 9 a.m., Moscow Food Co-op Cafe, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Incredible Years Parenting Program - For parents with children 2-10 years old. Learn how to deal with a difficult child and prevent future problems. Every Tuesday beginning today for 10 weeks. 6-8 p.m., 908 N. Howard St., Suite 101. (509) 389-2930

Read Across America and Dr. Seuss Storytime - Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Attendees will receive Dr. Seuss bookmarks, coloring pages and more. 10:30 a.m., Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366

Thomas & Friends Live! On Stage - Today-Wednesday, 7 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $7.50-$32. (509) 325-SEAT


“Fantastic Fun for All” - 19th annual event hosted by the Northeast Youth Center and Eastern Washington University. Enjoy prizes, games and more. 3-5 p.m., Hillyard Baptist Church, 2121 E. Wabash Ave. Free. (509) 359-6545

After School Specials - Celebrate children’s book author Cynthia Rylant through stories, crafts, and games. Today, 4 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park, (509) 893-8300; Thursday, 4 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St., (509) 893-8340. Free.

WIAA State 2B Basketball Championships - Boys and girls games begin today-Thursday, 9 a.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.; Saturday, championship game 8 p.m. For specific times, go to Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave.

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” - Presented by the Mead High School Theatre and Music Departments. Look at life through the eyes of Charles Schultz’s classic characters: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, Schroeder, Sally, and the rest of the “Peanuts” gang. Today-Thursday, 7 p.m., Mead High School Performing Arts Theatre, 302 W. Hastings Road. $8/adults, $6/students and seniors. (509) 465-7008


“Twelfth Night” - East Valley High School presents Shakespeare’s comedy. Today-Saturday, 7 p.m., East Valley High School, 15711 E. Wellesley. $5/adults, $3/ seniors and students without an ASB card. (509) 927-3200

All Saints Catholic School Information Night - For parents of children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Meet with the schools’ teachers, learn about the curriculum and tour the facility. 7 p.m., 3510 E. 18th Ave. (509) 534-1098, ext. 215


Leapin’ Leprechaun Celebration - Learn about St. Patrick’s Day through games, stories, crafts, snacks and more. 4:30-6 p.m., Centerplace at Mirabeau, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $12. (509) 688-0300


Caldecott Storytime - Readings of Caldecott Medal and Caldecott Honor books, winners of awards named after influential British illustrator Randolph Caldecott. All ages. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206

“Bridge to Terabithia” - Presented by the Spokane Children’s Theatre. Today, 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $10/adults, $8/age 18 and younger. (509) 325-SEAT

Cruise the World - International student ambassadors representing more than 30 countries will teach campus and community members about their countries and cultures. Live entertainment every 30 minutes; food from around the world available for purchase. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., University of Idaho, Student Union Building Ballroom, International Ballroom, Moscow. $6/adults, $4/age 4-18, $15/family of two adults and up to three children, available at the Student Union Building information desk the day of the event. (208) 885-7841

Family Movie: “A Little Princess” - A young girl tries to adapt to boarding school while her father serves in World War I. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron based on Francis Hodgson Burnett’s novel. Rated G. 2 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385


Spokane Shadow Youth Soccer Club Tryouts U16/U17 Boys - Boys U16: 9:30-11 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m.; Boys U17: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:30-4 p.m. Andrew Rypien Fields, 2321 E. Bridgeport Ave. (509) 475-8456,

“MayHAM at the Museum” - Ferris High School’s Ham on Regal Players present the 2009 fundraising show. Parents and teachers perform. Today, 2 p.m., Ferris High School Auditorium, 37th Avenue at Regal Street. $5 (free for seniors). (509) 535-6000

Send information about events at least two weeks in advance by e-mail to; 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
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