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Wednesday, July 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Riverfront Park Ice Palace Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesdays-Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7-10 p.m., closed Mondays and holidays. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $4.50/ages 13 and older, $3.50/ages 3-12, seniors and military with ID, $3.50/skate rental. (509) 625-6601.

Meet the Campbells! The Campbell House comes alive every Saturday from noon-4 p.m. During this living history event set in 1910, visit with Mrs. Campbell and her staff. Activities in the house include games, hands-on art activity and dressing up in Victorian clothing. Saturday, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. $5/adults, $4/seniors and students, $3/children age 4 and younger. (509) 363-5359.

“Finding Your Ancestors: The Stories We Must Write” If you’ve collected oral histories, family interviews, photographs and genealogical records, now it’s time to combine your research with your ancestors’ stories. This workshop will help you overcome your fear of writing and provide you with the skills of basic storytelling in a narrative form. Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Hayden Public Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden. Free, no registration. (208) 772-5612.

Genealogy 101 We will go over what you need to get started and where to go next. Genealogy volunteers will be on hand after the meeting for further assistance. Saturday, 3 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

The Wordwright’s Workshop A monthly event organized by Spokane Poetry Slam, with a flexible format and a rotating cast of workshop leaders. Anyone with an interest in writing, poetry or spoken word is welcome to attend. Content and language are not censored. Discretion is advised. February’s workshop will focus on performance. Bring your own poems if you want, but if you’d rather, you can work with poems provided. Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

“UbuWed: What Is It?” Gonzaga University English department’s Visiting Scholars Lecture Series presents Kenneth Goldsmith, author, conceptual artist and the Museum of Modern Art’s first poet laureate for a lecture at 1:10 p.m. in the Jundt Art Center, Room 110. His book “Seven American Deaths and Disasters” transcribes historic radio and television reports of national tragedies as they occurred, revealing a rich panorama of passionate description. At 7 p.m., he will read poetry from his book in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. Monday, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 313-6681.

“Sacagawea Tells Her Story” Sara Edlin-Marlowe creates a one-woman show based on the life of Sacagawea taken from journal entries and historical accounts. After her performance, Edlin-Marlowe speaks about some of the lesser known-elements of Sacagawea’s involvement with Lewis and Clark and other aspects of her fascinating life. Edlin-Marlowe teaches theatre and speech at Spokane Falls Community College. Wednesday, 6 p.m., Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley.

Spokane Boat Show Continues through Sunday. Featuring the biggest dealers in the region. Sponsored by the Spokane Yacht Club. Noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $10/adults, $5/ages 12-17, free/age 11 and younger. Sunday admission only $5. Free parking.

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