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Flippin’ Fun Movie Night For children potty-trained through age 14. Open gym, popcorn and movies. Today, 7 p.m., Spokane Gymnastics, 2515 N. Locust Road, Spokane Valley. $17. (509) 533-9646.

Make a Paper Plate Snow Globe Come by during open library hours to make this craft. Free. Saturday, Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road, (509) 444-5307; and at East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. (509) 444-5307.

Arts and Crafts with Kayla and Tucker Simple enough for young children. Saturday, Shenanigan’s Toy Emporium, 312 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $2.50. (208) 664-0955.

Lego Build Day at the Library Traveling Lego Build Day stops at each Spokane County Library throughout 2014. Drop in for an hour or all day. Opens at 10 a.m. daily. Saturday, 10 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Minute to Win It Open to grades 6-12. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Compete in teams and participate in a number of crazy dares and challenges to complete in a minute or less. Prizes will be awarded. Free, no registration. Athol Library, 30399 Third St., Athol. (208) 683-2979.

Christmas Storytime Join Elf Morgan and Elf Cherie for special Christmas-themed stories, songs, puppets and more. Free. Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls. (208) 773-1506.

Shark the Wonder Dogfish Author Sue McMahon and illustrator Meredith Mellick will share their story of Shark, a dogfish with big dreams, and the friends who help him realize his potential. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

“It’s Autism – Now What?” Join the Autism Society of WA – Spokane as we share what is available for support here in our community. Saturday, 3 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

Kids Explore and Discover Club Bring your engineering skills to create a miniature playground. For grades K-5. Free. Monday, 4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, (509) 893-8350; Tuesday, 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley, (509) 893-8400; Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake, (509) 893-8330; Thursday, 4 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Millwood, (509) 893-8260.

STEM Mondays From squishy circuits and superheroes, to learning about sharks and the science of sight. For grades K-5. Monday, 4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Teddy Bear Tea Bring your favorite stuffed friend for this special storytime with treats. Free. For families: Monday, 6:30 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St., (509) 444-5385. For toddlers: Wednesday, 10 a.m., South Hill Library. For preschoolers: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., South Hill Library. Hillyard: Saturday, 11 a.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St., (509) 444-5331.

Totally Tubular Tuesday “Home Alone” (PG) Tuesday, 7:25 p.m., Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $2.50, free with $10 pre-show purchase at Bon Bon. (509) 327-1050.

Not Just For Reading: Book Art at Otis Orchards Library Learn how to make origami star books and hanging accordion books. All supplies will be provided. Registration required. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Santa Claus is Coming to Town Christmas stories and holiday crafts. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Tween Club: Gingerbread Houses For tweens grade 4 and up. We’ll provide the building supplies and you supply the design. Wednesday, 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Avenue, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Tween Craft Club: Pop-Up Cards Learn how to make these fun cards for the holidays or other special occasions. Wednesday, 4 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road. Free. (509) 444-5395.

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