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Kids and families

Santa Express Continues through Dec. 23. Children ages 4-12 can find affordable gifts for everyone on their shopping list. Volunteer elves are on hand to help the children select and wrap their gifts, with the net proceeds going to benefit the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Crescent Building, Skywalk level, 707 W. Main Ave. (509) 535-3155.

A T-Rex Named Sue Continues through Jan. 4. See a fully assembled skeleton cast of the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mobius Science Center, 811 W. Main Ave. $10/adults, $9/seniors and military, $7/kids, free/age 3 and younger. (509) 321-7133.

“Annie” the movie singalong Join us for a fun singalong as we watch Annie, Daddy Warbucks and Sandy find their happily ever after. Today, 2 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.

Meet the Grinch! Yes, the Grinch will be here, so bring your cameras and your Christmas lists on Small Business Saturday. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Saturday Singalong Movie: “Aladdin” Sing along with Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and everyone’s favorite Genie, voiced by Robin Williams. Saturday, 2 p.m., Spokane Public Library Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5336.

Lego Club Keep your engineering and problem solving skills flowing and your imagination stimulated with an abundance of Lego bricks. First Monday of the month, 4-5 p.m., October through May. All ages are welcome. Children age 6 and younger should be accompanied by an adult. Monday, North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Miniature Playgrounds Use everyday objects to create simple machines and pendulums to design your ultimate miniature playground. For grades K-5. Free. Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights, (509) 893-8250; Wednesday, 4 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney, (509) 893-8280; Thursday, 4 p.m., Moran Prairie Grange, 6004 S. Regal St., (509) 893-8340.

Christmas Storytime Join Elf Morgan and Elf Cherie for Christmas-themed stories, songs, puppets and more. Thursday and Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m., Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St. Free, no registration. (208) 773-1506.

Looking ahead

Flippin’ Fun Movie Night An evening of fun, friends, gymnastics, popcorn and movies. Each month a different family-friendly movie will play on the big screen, plus children can also enjoy supervised open gym. Dec. 5, 7 p.m., Spokane Gymnastics, 2515 N. Locust Road, Spokane Valley. $17. (509) 533-9646.

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