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Today

Bowl For Kids’ Sake - Want to give back to your community but don’t know how? Start a Bowl for Kids’ Sake team by registering with us and recruiting as many people as possible to be on your team. Each team member is asked to raise/donate $100 to Big Brothers Big Sisters, and then celebrate at a bowling party with free bowling, pizza, soda, prizes and more. The money raised from Bowl for Kids’ Sake helps to match 80 kids on the waiting list meet their perfect Big. 6-8 p.m. Bumpers, 12828 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. $100/team. (509) 328-8310.

Spokane Symphony: Link Up: The Orchestra Sings - Fourth annual program of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute. Area elementary students have been preparing repertoire from workbooks provided by Carnegie Hall for this program. At the concerts, more than 900 students from area schools will perform music they have learned on recorder or singing with the symphony. Conducted by Music Director Eckart Preu. The guest artist will be Jim Swoboda and the emcee will be Dave Weatherred, visual and performing arts coordinator of Spokane Public Schools. 7 p.m. Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $5. (509) 624-1200.

Saturday

Free Comic Book Weekend - Merlyn’s – Through Sunday. Each person can choose two free comic books from the selections, free sketches for kids, get your picture taken with famous characters on Saturday-Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; costume contest on Saturday from noon-2 p.m. with prizes and more. Free comics books both days, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Merlyn’s, 19 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 624-0957.

Hero/Princess FUNraiser Party - Children may come meet superheroes and princesses, get a professional photo with a character, enjoy snacks and create a take-home craft. Toddler play area available. Wear your costumes. Benefits Elevations, a children’s therapy resource foundation to provide therapy and equipment for special needs children. Tickets available at the door or online at https://www. eventbrite.com/e/hero-and- princess-party-tickets- 16397062054. 10 a.m.-noon. Elevations, Youthful Horizons Therapy building, 325 S. University Road, Spokane Valley. $15/child; adults and children age two and younger free. (509) 385-2116.

Sunday

Bloomsday 2015 - The 39th running of this all-day event in Spokane is open to all runners, walkers, wheelchairs and assisted wheelchairs and strollers. 9 a.m. $35.

Free Comic Book Weekend - Merlyn’s – 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Merlyn’s, 19 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 624-0957.

Tuesday

Pokemon Club - Spokane Valley - Whether you’ve played before or are just beginning, we think you’ll enjoy this math and strategy game. We play for fun, not for keeps. You can bring your own deck, or we will have some to share. All ages are welcome; children age 6 and younger should be accompanied by an adult. Held first Tuesday of the month. 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Free. (509) 893-8400.

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