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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Eat to Live – Today, All About Beans. A six-week seminar with classes from 5:30-7 p.m. To register, contact Chris McLaughlin at (509) 951-5557 or email Center for Spiritual Living, 2825 E. 33rd Ave. $10/per class.

INCA After Dark Cooking Classes – Today, Cake Pops; Aug. 21, Knife Skills 101. All classes are 6-8 p.m. Register at or call (509) 279-6030 or (800) 248-5644, ext. 6030. INCA at SCC, 1810 N. Greene St., Building 1. $50.

Little Black Dress of YWCA – Appetizers by Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar. No-host bar includes two special LBD drinks. Watch YWCA models walk the runway in Our Sister’s Closet fashions. Our Sister’s Closet is a free professional clothing boutique for women transitioning into the workplace. Thursday, 5:30 p.m., YWCA, rooftop, 930 N. Monroe St. $35/door. (509) 326-1190.

National Lentil Festival – Friday and Saturday. The festival will celebrate 25 years. Visit for a full list of events. 415 N. Grand Ave., Pullman. Free admission to festival. (800) 365-6948.

Lunch With ART in the Park - Evergreen Art Association of the greater Newport area invites you to have lunch from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sack lunches for $6 may be ordered by calling Christina at (208) 597-4754 or Jan at (509) 447-5948. Lunches can be picked up between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the park. Members of Evergreen Art will have work for sale and Shirley Bird Wright’s watercolor class will be painting in the park all day. Friday, Kelly Park, First and Washington streets, Newport. Admission is free.

California Dreamin’ - Take a trip down the California coast with wines from several of the state’s wine growing regions. Reservations requested. Friday, 7 p.m., Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. $20/eight wines, cheese, and Bouzie’s bread. (509) 343-2253.

Annual Garlic Faire – Saturday and Sunday. Featuring wine tasting, gourmet foods, live music, arts and crafts, and lots of garlic. For more information, visit Open daily noon-5 p.m., China Bend Winery, 3751 Vineyard Way, Kettle Falls. $5. (800) 700-6123.

Peach Festival - Every weekend in Green Bluff through Sept. 2. Visit for a map of growers. (509) 238-4754.

2013 Obon Festival – Saturday and Sunday. A Japanese Buddhist cultural event with food, music, art, crafts, dancing, demonstrations, martial arts and games for kids. Saturday, 2-8 p.m.; and Sunday, 4-7 p.m. Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Free admission; fees for food and games. (509) 534-7954.

African Coffee Tasting Class – Taste coffee from a variety of African regions. Class is limited to 20. Make reservations at Saturday, 10 a.m., Roast House, 423 E. Cleveland Ave. Free. (509) 995-6500.

Hispanic Heritage Festival – There will be music, dancers, exhibits, demonstrations, arts and crafts, food and more. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 625-6601.

Inland Northwest Honor Flight Picnic - Fourth annual picnic catered by Longhorn Barbecue, $10 from each meal will go toward the INW Honor Flight mission to send World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. Reservations are requested by today. Saturday, 3-6 p.m., Waterfront Park, 1386 S. Lefevre St., Medical Lake. $20/person, collected at the picnic. (509) 625-0222.

Afternoon Fun in the Sun and Wine Cruise - Pend d’Oreille Winery will host an afternoon cruise to enjoy Lake Pend Oreille with wine and light appetizers. Call (208) 265-8545 to make reservations. Saturday, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Pend d’Oreille Winery, 220 Cedar St., Sandpoint. $75.

Bavarian Treats - Master Chef Steve Geving presents The Black Forest Revisited: Bavarian Treats. Reservations are required at (208) 437-0426. Aug. 21, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Road, Blanchard, Idaho. $25.