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Annual Fair Trade Event 2015 - Today, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Church, 4521 N. Arden Road, Otis Orchards. Free admission. (509) 926-7133.

Glass Gods Sunday Market - Vendors ranging from craft to commercial. Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through October, Glass Gods, 2302 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. (509) 641-0375.

Shop For Hope - Dozens of vendors, food, drawings. Benefits the Whatever Girls to raise awareness about sex trafficking in America and in Spokane through community events and training. Saturday, 9 a.m., Moran Prairie Grange, 6006 S. Palouse Highway. $2. (509) 951-7822.

Vintage Pickin Spring Barn Sale - All things rusted, faded, repurposed, tarnished, quaint, old and loved. Shop the barn, garage and gardens with local vendors of vintage treasures. May 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., corner of Hayden Ave. and Atlas Ave., Hayden. $3 admission. (208) 660-8898.

Farm Chicks Antiques Show - June 6-7. Featuring 300 carefully curated spaces with antiques, vintage objects, handmade goods and many vendors. Hours are Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $8/day, cash only. (509) 954-1692.

Craft Classes/ Workshops

Beginning Soap Making Class - Learn how to make soap and other herbal items. Registration required; ages 16 and older. Today, 10 a.m.-noon, Greencastle Soap Company, 203 N. Stone St. $55/class. (509) 466-7223.

Sew Uniquely You Events - Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Creative Expressions, $10; Friday, 10 a.m., Origami Bag, $25; May 8 and May 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Next Step Quilt Top, $40. Sew Uniquely You, 11402 N. Newport Highway, Suite C. (509) 467-8210.

Learn to Use a Serger - Wednesday, 4-6 p.m., Top Stitch, 3808 N. Monroe St. $30. (509) 328-7397.


Custer’s 40th Annual Spring Antique and Collectors Sale - 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. Today, 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-item limit per person. (509) 924-0588.

Associated Garden Clubs - The meetings for the members of the Associated Garden Clubs of Spokane are: Today, Plant Sale; May 22 at noon, Raised Beds. Manito Park, 1702 S. Grand Blvd. For more information, call (509) 260-5503.

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, PO Box 4074, Spokane, WA 99220, or purchase at event/969960. Today, 2 p.m., South Side Senior Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $25. (509) 270-2603.

Tsutakawa Japanese Garden Festival - Suzaku Taiko (dynamic drumming); Aikido (adapted from samurai combat arts) by Akido Bushin Gene; Japanese Sumi-e hands-on activities; Inland Empire Bonsai Society demonstrations; Inland Empire Water Gardens and Koi Society; KuroNekoCon Cosplay; chess demo; Ikebana demo; and flutist Todd Milne. Today, 2-4 p.m., Nishinomiya-Tsutakawa Gardens at Manito Park, 21st Ave. at Bernard St. Free. (509) 251-803591.

Therapeutic Horticulture - Learn about the therapeutic benefits of a peaceful garden setting, and how you can use plants in your garden to promote wellness of your mind and body. Presented by Master Gardener Cathi Lamoreux. Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights, (509) 893-8250; May 20, 6:30 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, (509) 893-8350; June 6, 2 p.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield, (509) 893-8320. Free.

Inland Empire Dahlia Society Tuber Sales - For more information, visit www.inland Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Northwest Seed & Pet, 2422 E. Sprague Ave.

Petunia’s Marketplace Gardening Events - Opening day of Greenhouse Chocolate and Flower Festival. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Petunia’s Marketplace, 2010 N. Madison St. (509) 328-4257.

Plant Sale - Available for sale are a variety of annuals in 4-inch pony and jumbo packs, 6-inch organic tomato plants, hanging baskets, an assortment of home-grown perennials and more. Proceeds support mission outreach. Saturday, noon-2:30 p.m., Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave. (509) 448-7102.

Buried in Treasures Hoarding Workshop - May 7-July 23. A 12-week facilitated support group for individuals with hoarding issues. Thursdays, 12:30 p.m., Transitional Living Center, 3128 N. Hemlock St. $200. Tuition assistance/payment plans offered. (509) 850-3905.

26th Annual Mother’s Day Home Tour - This year’s tour will feature six historic homes in the Manito Park neighborhood. Tour the homes, learn the history of the Manito Park neighborhood, take a horse and carriage ride and see the paper flower artistry of Anemone Paper Florists. Tours noon-4 p.m. May 9-10. Benefits the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. $20. (509) 456-3931.

Garden Expo 2015 - This year’s theme is “Gardening: Happy Everything!” Shop for the latest in garden art and decor, yard furniture, plants, and much more. You will also enjoy educational and fun gardening seminars, grab a bite to eat, relax and listen to live music, and have the opportunity to win a door prize. Presented by the Inland Empire Gardeners. May 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Free. (509) 535-8434.

Beginning Bird Watching Classes - The Friends of Turnbull and Spokane Audubon Society are offering Beginning Bird Watching Classes for ages 8-80. To register, send email to or call (509) 448-2291. Classes May 9 and June 6, 9-11 a.m., Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, 26010 S. Smith Road, Cheney. $3/family entrance fee.

Washington State Quilter’s Quilt Bee - “Quilt Around the May Pole.” Enjoy a fun-filled day of quilting, door prizes, games and potluck. Open to members and nonmembers. Contact Patty at for more information. May 9, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall St. Free.

Spokane Herbal Fair - Marketplace where herbalists and herbal companies will sell and promote a range of products and services, plus herbalism workshops on a topics such as herbal first aid, women’s health, wildcrafting, growing herbs, medicine making and cooking with herbs. Followed by the Twilight HerbFolk Gathering from 7 to 9 p.m. with music and wine. May 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $3 admission; free for children. (509) 327-1584.

Organic Vegetable Gardening - From zones to starts, to soil prep and composting, learn all you need to create a sustainable, organic garden today. Presented by Master Gardener Marilyn Lloyd. May 19, 6:30 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society Events - “An Update on the Proposed Scotchman Peaks Wilderness,” presentation. May 23, 9:45-11:30 a.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 627-3292.

Build an Adirondack Chair - Woodworker Len Zeoli is holding a workshop for students age 18 and older. Students will take home an Adirondack chair made out of unfinished western red cedar. Students will be working in pairs to make one chair at a time. Register by May 17 at or call. June 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Artisans at Dahmen Barn, 419 Park Way, Uniontown. $150; $66/additional to build a leg rest. (509) 299-3414.


Garden of Remembrance: Memorial Garden Dedication - Come celebrate as River’s Wish consecrates the grounds of a Garden of Remembrance for All Animals. Feel free to bring photos and potted flowers, and a camp or lawn chair if you would like to sit. Visit www.riverswish or email Nancy@riverswishanimal for more information. Please leave your pets at home. Today, 3 p.m., River’s Wish, 11511 W. Garfield Road. Free. (509) 951-3650.

4-H Open Horseshow - This is a state qualifying event for Whitman County 4-H members and is open to non-4-H competitors. Twenty-four classes are offered, and buckles for overall high point will be awarded in each age division. Check-in and registration begin at 7 a.m.; classes begin at 8 a.m. Participants may register for $5/per class until Monday. Post entry fees are $8/per class. Checks may be made out to Happy Hooves 4-H. Send checks and entries to: Katie Whetzel, 1551 Carothers Road, Pullman, WA 99163. Concessions will be available on the grounds, and the Happy Hooves Club will use the proceeds to fund a community service project. Saturday, 7 a.m., Palouse Empire Fair, 322 Fairgrounds Road, Colfax. (208) 301-1170.

Dog d’Alene - Vendors, demonstrations and more for you and your dog. Events include musical hoops and a costume contest. For more information call or visit May 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sixth St. and Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 415-0116.

Come Feed the Buffalo - Through Sept. 30. Come feed the buffalo and take a tour at Win-Tur Bison Farm. Visitors learn the farm’s history and bison facts during a slide presentation and Q&A session, as well as the opportunity to meet and greet the herd and hand-feed the buffalo. Gifts, souvenirs, leather goods, jewelry and more are available at the farm gift shop. Groups welcome. Cash or check only. No pets. Tours are Fridays-Sundays on the hour between noon and 4 p.m., Win-Tur Bison Farm, 4742 Highway 231, Springdale, Wash. $5-$6. (509) 258-6717.

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