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Josh Gracin –Country music, performing at the Spokane County Interstate Fair. 7 p.m., Spokane Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St.


MobiusLab – Preview of Mobius Science Center – A fun, interactive sneak peek of Mobius Science Center, set to break ground in Spokane in 2011. Labs teach visitors ages 8 and older about energy, sound, motion and magnetics. Launch an object with a catapult, power a motor with your bare hands, and more. Open through September. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. NorthTown Mall near Barnes & Noble on the street level. Free. (509) 444-2350.

Riverfront Park Pavilion Attractions – The Looff Carrousel and Spokane Falls Skyride operate daily, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., open until 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Tour Train runs weekends only from noon-5 p.m. Day passes are $15.49 for all ages, summer season passes are $48.99. Runs through Oct. 11. 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.

Spokane Valley Heritage Museum – “Apollo 11, One Small Step.” The historic walk on the moon by Neil Armstrong was 40 years ago. The exhibit includes the actual sound of the Saturn V rocket launching, a model of the LEM, photos, mission control console with interactive controls and info on the landing. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, through October. 12114 E. Sprague Ave, Spokane Valley. $5/adults, $4/seniors, $3/age 18 and younger. (509) 922-4570.

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.


Apple Festival – Every weekend through Oct. 25. Visit for map of growers. Green Bluff.


Apple Festival – Every weekend though Oct. 25. Visit for map of growers. Green Bluff.


Caring for Kids Luncheon – In support of children served by St. Anne’s Children and Family Center and Morning Star Boys’ Ranch. Guest speaker is the Rev. Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA. Reservations requested by calling or online at www.catholiccharities 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $100/person. (509) 358-4254.

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