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Watercolor Matchbox workshop Tobe Harvey will lead this workshop for ages 8 and older, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Saranac Art Projects. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325.

“The Little Mermaid” singalong Join in the chorus as Ariel, Flounder and Sebastian sing their way through a fun adventure under the sea. Today, 2 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.

Tween Duct Tape Craft We’ll provide duct tape in a variety of local middle school colors, as well as rings and badge holders to keep your school ID, library card or keys close to you all the time. For grades 5-8, free. Today, 4 p.m., East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St., (509) 444-5375; Wednesday, 4 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road, (509) 444-5395.

“Edge of Tomorrow” Movie with snacks provided. Rated PG-13. Participants need to be in the building before the library closes at 6 p.m. Today, 5:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Shirley Parker Storyroom, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Colville Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch Mondays-Thursdays, 4 p.m.-dark, Fridays, 4- 9 p.m., and weekends from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Knight Farms, 73 Oakshott Road, Colville. $7/age 13 and older, $5/age 5-12, free/age 4 and younger. (509) 684-6751.

Apps and Your Preschooler Learn best practices for using tablets and apps with young children. This class will discuss how to balance screen time guidelines with educational and developmentally appropriate app play. Registration required. Call or register at www.scld.org. Saturday, 10 a.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Build Your Own Ninja! We’ll have the supplies; you bring your imagination and create. Saturday, 11 a.m., Spokane Public Library Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5336.

Bully Awareness Storytime October is Bully Awareness Month. Auntie’s will read books about finding the courage to stick up for your friends. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Super Simple Beaded Earrings For ages 12 and older. Saturday, 2 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5380.

Skating with Scouts You don’t have to be a scout to attend, you just have to skate. Local Boy and Girl Scouts will be attending. Saturday, 5 p.m., Pattison’s North, 11309 N. Mayfair St. $6.50-$8.50. (509) 607-2490.

Kids Explore & Discover Club Attack the Fort! For grades K-5. It’s a battle of the best construction. Build a fort and lay siege to your adversary with projectiles. 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., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest, Deer Park, (509) 893-8300; Thursday, 4 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards, (509) 893-8390 .

Art! Creativity! Stories! A Family Storytime We’ll read books, get moving with interactive stories and sing rhymes about art and creativity at this family storytime that is sure to bring out the artist in kids and adults. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5380.

Spokane Symphony Woodwinds The Symphony Woodwinds will present an interactive program for all ages, including demonstrations on how their instruments work and time for questions and answers. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5390.

Powerful Plants What do you know about the plants that surround us? Plants help everything around us survive, so learn all about plants in this class and do a fun flower experiment. For ages 4-8. Wednesday, 4-5 p.m., Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, 808 W. Main Ave. $15/members, $20/nonmembers. (509) 624-5437.

Drawing in Color Students age 15 and younger will learn basic traditional drawing techniques such as line, structure, value/shading and cross-hatching, as well as composition. No experience is necessary and all materials will be provided. Instructed by Dana Aldis. Wednesday, 4:30-6 p.m., 412 Third St., Moscow. $123/three sessions, $41/drop in. (208) 883-7036.

Good Things in Small Packages Spokane Symphony ensembles of two to five musicians will perform and present educational programs for library patrons. Each program offers information on the instruments played with an opportunity for audience questions. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest, Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300.

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