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In brief: ‘Penzance’ to help Kiwanis

From Local Reports

RIVERSIDE – The Kiwanis Club of Downtown Spokane will host “The Pirates of Penzance” next Thursday at the Spokane Civic Theater, 1020 N. Howard St., at 7:30 p.m.

The doors will open at 6 p.m. for a reception featuring raffles, drawings, prizes, hors d’oeuvres, vintage wines provided by Vintage Hills Cellars and other beverages.

Tickets are $35 per person. Proceeds from the classic Gilbert and Sullivan performance will benefit Kiwanis Club community service projects.

To purchase tickets and for more information, call Mike Dempsey at (509) 928-8301 or e-mail

The fundraising event is presented through the sponsorship support of Numerica Credit Union, Sterling Savings Bank and Stamper Rubens.

Sister Cities plans week of international culture

SPOKANE – Spokane’s Sister Cities will celebrate a week of international culture Monday through Sept. 25.

A Japanese Cultural Fair will be Monday at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, 4000 W. Randolph Road, in the Japanese Cultural Center, from 6 to 8 p.m. Information: Candie Coker at (509) 328-2971 or e-mail

A cooking class, on preparing Chinese dumplings will be Tuesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. There is a fee for the class. Information: Margo Buckles at (509) 280-3116 or e-mail

On Wednesday, an Irish Literary Pub Crawl will take place in downtown Spokane. Sponsored by the Limerick Society, the Crawl includes dinner. Information: e-mail Kerry Lynch at

The Jecheon Sister City Society will sponsor free movies on Thursday. Information: e-mail Hyunki Ahn at

The celebration concludes Friday with a banquet at Spokane Falls Community College in the Student Union Building. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased in advance. For tickets: e-mail to Catherine Gallaher catgotyertongue@ or Marlene Feist at

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