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Today

Waste-to-Energy Facility Tours - Interested in knowing what happens to our garbage? Walk-in groups of 10 or fewer are welcome at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Group tours for more than 10, individuals with special needs, and classrooms can be arranged by calling ahead. Spokane Regional Solid Waste System, 2900 S. Geiger Blvd. (across from the Washington State Patrol). Free. (509) 625-6521.

Color Explosion (Airway Heights) - Enjoy colorful crafts and activities. 3:30 p.m. Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250.

Discover Tech: Build-a-palooza (East Side) - “Bridge Edition.” For school-age children. Use various building supplies to create build a bridge. Presented in connection with the “Discover Tech” exhibit emphasizing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). 4 p.m. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Spokane Valley Anime Club - For teens in grade six and older. Watch Anime, hang out with friends, eat snacks and more. 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Ongoing

“HONK!” - Presented by Whitworth University Theatre Department. Anthony Drewe and George Stiles’ musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story, “The Ugly Duckling.” Shows Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and matinees on Saturday-Sunday at 2 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $9/adults, $7/seniors and students. (509) 227-7404.

Friday

Spokane Valley Mission Haunted Pool - Fourth annual event. Discover what is lurking in the locker rooms and what is waiting to petrify you on the pool deck. Geared for ages 12 and older, but open to all with a parent/guardian. All canned food donations go to Spokane Valley Partners. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 26-27, 7:30-10 p.m. Spokane Valley Mission Park, 11123 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley $3/person or $2 with a can of food. (509) 688-0300.

34th Annual Quilt Show - Friday-Sunday. Presented by Washington State Quilters - Spokane Chapter, with featuring quilter Dorie Clark. More than 500 quilts, a merchant mall, master quilter demonstrations, WSQ boutique of quilt items and Hoffman challenge quilts. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $8, good all three days, free/age 11 and younger.

Saturday

Apple Festival - Weekends through October. Featuring a large variety of cooking apples, fresh pressed cider, live music, crafts, corn and straw mazes, food and more. Visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com for map of growers. Green Bluff.

“Veggie Tales Live!” - Children of all ages will love this show filled with silly song favorites like “Love My Lips,” “The Hairbrush Song” and “His Cheeseburger.” Two shows, 2 and 6:30 p.m. Turning Point Open Bible Church, 11911 N. Division St. $16-$30/advance, $18-$35/door. (800) 325-SEAT.

“Llama Llama” Storytime - We can all learn something from Anna Dewdney’s Llama books. We’ll read some old favorites and the newest, “Llama Llama Time to Share.” 1 p.m. Auntie’s at the Square, 808 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 456-4775.

Brain Quest Quiz Challenge - If you like to test your smarts, take home giveaways and have a chance to win fun prizes, we’d like to see you here. Two fun and lively Brain Quest hosts will pose questions in a quiz show format designed for ages 5-13. Be sure to enter the online college scholarship contest www.brainquest.com/ enter-sweepstakes/. 3 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Warren Miller’s “Flow State” - Warren Miller Entertainment’s 63rd film allows you to join host Jonny Moseley and other world-class athletes like Colby West, Jess McMillan and David Wise for some of the most impressive ski and snowboard action from the top of the world’s most striking peaks in Japan, Norway, Austria and beyond. 8 p.m. Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $20.50. (509) 624-1200.

Monday

If You Build It They Will Come (Downtown) - Presented in connection with the “Discover Tech” exhibit focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Learn the ins and outs of building a park. 4-6 p.m. Downtown Library, 906 W. Main St. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Wednesday

Waste-to-Energy Facility Tours - Interested in knowing what happens to our garbage? Walk-in groups of 10 or fewer are welcome at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Group tours for more than 10, individuals with special needs, and classrooms can be arranged by calling ahead. Spokane Regional Solid Waste System, 2900 S. Geiger Blvd. (across from the Washington State Patrol). Free. (509) 625-6521.

How Are You Feeling? - Preschool storytime and craft. Sad, happy, mad, scared; we will explore all of our feelings and emotions. We will be reading some great stories and then make paper masks to show our different feelings. 10:30 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

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