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Shadle Park Craft and Vintage Show - Today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Shadle Park High School, 4327 N. Ash St. Free admission. (509) 869-7534.

Blooms and Blessings - Antiques, home decor, primitives and more. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Past Blessings Farm, 8521 N. Orchard Prairie Road. Free. (509) 499-5099.

Fair Trade Event - Hand-crafted items from around the world. Saturday, 2-7 p.m., St. Joseph Church, 4521 N. Arden Road, Otis Orchards. (509) 926-7133.

Craft classes/workshops

Top Stitch – Fit for Real People, Wednesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $95. Top Stitch, 3808 N. Monroe St. (509) 328-7397.

Washington State Quilters Quarterly Lecture - Bonnie Hunter presents “Scrap Users System,” Thursday, 1 and 7 p.m. Workshops include: Texas Braid, Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Smith Mountain Morning, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Center Place, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Lecture: free/members; $10/nonmembers. $65/per workshop, includes lunch. For details, call (509) 399-5653 or visit

Sew Uniquely You – Freezer Paper Pieced Table Runner, Friday, 10 a.m., $35. Sew Uniquely You, 11402 N. Newport Highway, Suite C. (509) 467-8210.

Beginning Soap Making Class - Registration required; ages 16 and older. Saturday and April 26, 10 a.m.-noon, Greencastle Soap Co., 203 N. Stone St. $55/class. (509) 466-7223.


Get in the Garden: Spring in Your Yard - Master Gardener Kurt Madison will help you figure out what to do in your yards to get ready for a great gardening season. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5380.

Backyard Goats Class - Part of the WSU Kalispel Tribal Extension program’s Backyard Livestock series. Registration is requested by calling or emailing Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., Camas Center for Community Wellness, 1821 N. LeClerc Road, Usk, Wash. Free. (509) 447-2401.

Petunia’s Marketplace – Vegetables 101 with Master Gardener Steve Nokes, Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call to make reservations. 2010 N. Madison St. (509) 328-4257.

Custer’s 40th Annual Spring Antique and Collectors Sale – Friday-April 26. More than 150 dealers with antiques to purchase in all price ranges. Have a glass, crystal bowl or vase with a chip in it? Bring it to the sale and have it repaired on site. Hours of show are Friday, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and April 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $6/general, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger; $7 per item appraised, five items per person. (509) 924-0588.

Associated Garden Club - Vegetable Suggestions for the Area, noon Friday; Plant Sale, Saturday-April 26. Manito Park, 1702 S. Grand Blvd. For more information, call (509) 260-5503.

Garden Fair and Plant Sale - Sponsored by Master Gardeners of Spokane County. Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havanna St. Free admission. (509) 477-2195.

Palisades Park and Neighborhood Annual Clean Up Day - There will be a tailgate lunch afterward. For details, visit Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, Palisades Park, meet at Greenwood Road and Rimrock Drive.

Inland Empire Dahlia Society Tuber Sale - Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Northwest Seed & Pet, 7302 N. Division St. Visit

Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society - “The Idaho National Laboratory and Its Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystem” presentation. 9:45-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 627-3292.

Arbor Day and Tree City U.S.A. Celebration - Arboretum hosts will tell you about the history of the arboretum and tree stories. Kids’ activities include making Arbor Day flags and bird seed ornaments. Saturday, 11 a.m., Finch Arboretum, 3404 W. Woodland Blvd. Free. (509) 624-4832.

Plant Farm Events – Saturday, 11 a.m., Proven Winners Hanging Basket/Planter, $25; and 2 p.m., Proven Winners Dramatic Flowerbeds, free. Plant Farm, 14208 E. Fourth Ave. (509) 926-9397.

Practical Beekeeping - Register at Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Bluwood’s Branches Auditorium, 14617 N. Newport Highway, Mead. Free. (509) 808-4004.

Sister Cities Garden Party - Enjoy international cuisine and learn about the Connections Sculptural Garden planned for Riverfront Park. For tickets, send a check for $25 to Spokane Sister Cities, P.O. Box 4074, Spokane, WA 99220, or purchase at www.brownpaper April 26, 2 p.m., South Side Senior Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $25. (509) 270-2603.


NIRA Sanctioned Rodeo - Eastern Washington University Rodeo Team hosts a National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association sanctioned rodeo. 1 p.m., today, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Grandstand Arena, 404 N. Havana St. $5; free/age 11 and younger. (509) 477-1766.

Tattoos for a Cause - Choose from a select offering of tattoos by On the Level Tattoo to raise funds for the Spokane Humane Society and raise awareness about the importance of spaying and neutering pets. Today, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., On the Level Tattoo, 2166 N. Hamilton St. $70-$100. (509) 209-0089.

Dog First Aid - Join Greg Benoit, from SouthCare Animal Medical Center, for instruction on how to care for your dog in the outdoors. Registration required. Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m., REI, 1125 N. Monroe St. Free. (509) 328-9900.

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