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“Project Hope” - Written, directed and performed by drama students in the Ferris High School Theatre Arts department. Show will shed light on the topic of family and intimate partner abuse and will benefit the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. 7 p.m., Joel E. Ferris High School, Paul G. Brueggemeier Hall, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $4 presale; $6 at the door. (509) 354-6006.

“The Magic of Getting Kids to Listen” - Hosted by Spokane Child Abuse Network. This parent education class will discuss how to control obnoxious behavior. Curriculum is based on the book “1-2-3 Magic” by Thomas W. Phalen. Child care will be available. Registration is required. 4-6 p.m., East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. Free. (509) 458-7445.

After School Specials - Make your own book. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St., (509) 893-8280; 4 p.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: Cheney, 610 First St., (509) 893-8280. 11 a.m. Free.

Spokane Area Children’s Chorus Concert - “Honor the Earth.” Some highlights of the concert include “Misa Pequena,” a mass by Latin American composer Francisco Nunez with organist Drew Olsen; “Chasing the Northern Lights,” a piece about the aurora borealis; “Away From the Roll of the Sea,” a piece with a beautiful melody from Newfoundland; “The Same Sun Shine,” a premiere of a piece by Bob Chilcott; and “Honour the Earth,” a piece by Australian composer Sarah Hopkins. 7 p.m., St. Aloysius Church, 330 E. Boone Ave. (509) 624-7992.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations and times include: 10 a.m., Cheney, 610 First St., (509) 893-8280; Moran Prairie, 6004 S. Regal St., (509) 893-8340(509) 893-8400. Free.

Ongoing

“Heidi” - Presented by the Spokane Children’s Theatre. Shows Sunday and May 31 at 1 and 4 p.m., Saturday, May 23-May 24 at 1 p.m., and May 30 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $10/adults, $8/age 18 and younger. (509) 325-SEAT.

“Team Up!” Exhibit - Explore the science of sports and test your basketball, tennis, soccer and football skills while learning about math and physics. On display through June 11. Hours are Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit www.mobiusspokane.org. Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/general, $4.75/seniors and military, free/age one year and younger. (509) 624-KIDS.

Riverfront Park Pavilion Attractions - The Looff Carrousel and Spokane Falls Skyride operate daily, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., open until 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Tour Train runs weekends only through May 29, noon-6 p.m. Hours will be extended later in the season. Day passes are $15.49 for all ages, summer season passes are $48.99. Riverfront Park. Carrousel: $2/adults and teens, $1.25/seniors, military and ages 12 and younger. Skyride: $7.25/adults, $6.25/ages 13-17, seniors and military, $4/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 and younger. Tour Train, $4.50. (509) 625-6600.

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. (509) 324-1995.

Friday

“The Magical Music of Walt Disney” - The Spokane Symphony performs music from Disney movies, along with visuals from the Disney vault. 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $32-$37/adults, $14/children. (509) 325-SEAT or (509) 624-1200.

Camp Dart-Lo Family Night - Meet the staff, tour camp, make smores, play games, take a dip in the pool (June and July dates only) and learn about the exciting summer schedule. You do not have to be a member of Camp Fire to attend the camps. BBQ dinner available, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Held Friday, June 26 and July 10. 6-8 p.m., 14000 N. Dartford Drive. Free; BBQ: $5/person, $20/family. (509) 747-6191.

God’s Closet - Choose and receive gently used children’s clothing (baby items and children’s clothing up to size 12). 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Central SDA Church Fellowship Hall, 804 W. Spofford Ave. $1. (509) 991-4541.

LCFSC Ice Show 2009 - The Lilac City Figure Skating Club brings “Legends on Ice.” 7 p.m. Shows with lights, props, music and choreography. Eagles Ice-A-Rena, 6321 N. Addison St. $5. (509) 230-6201.

Preschool Storytime - For children 3-5 years of age. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave., (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Toddler Storytime - For children 18 months-3 years of age. Library locations include: Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave., (509) 444-5356; East Side, 524 S. Stone St 10 a.m. Free.

Saturday

Fairies and Wizards Kids Festival - Presented by the Corbin Art Center. For children age 6-11. Enjoy game and craft tables, listen to a story, make your own wizard hat or fairy wings and tour the Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens. Preregistration is required. 9-11:30 a.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $15. (509) 625-6677.

Fire Truck Tour - For children ages 3-5 and their parents. Tour a firehouse, see a fire truck and talk to real firefighters. Registration is required. 10-11 a.m., South Hill Spokane Fire Department, 1807 S. Ray St. $14/adult and child; $5/additional child. (509) 625-6200.

LCFSC Ice Show 2009 - The Lilac City Figure Skating Club brings “Legends on Ice.” 2 and 7 p.m. Eagles Ice-A-Rena, 6321 N. Addison St. $5. (509) 230-6201.

Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade - 71st annual event with Lilac queen and princesses, floats, school bands and more. The theme is “I Love a Parade.” 7:45 p.m., through streets of downtown Spokane. Free. (509) 535-4554.

Spokane Tribe Cultural Day - Join the Spokane Tribe at Mobius Kids to celebrate their Native American culture and enjoy traditional dancing, music, crafts and other fun activities. 1-3 p.m., Mobius Children’s Museum, lower level of River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $5.75/person, $4.75/seniors and military, free/children 12 months of age and younger. (509) 624-5437.

Sunday

Spokane Youth Symphony - Presenting “Here Comes the Sun.” Final concert of the season. 4 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $14/adults, $12/seniors, $10/children. (509) 448-4446.

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