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2019 National Square Dance Pre-Convention – National Square Dance Convention, today, Spokane Convention Center, 300 attendees.

2019 Joint Commission on Sports Medicine and Science Annual Meeting – Joint Commission on Sports Medicine and Science, today, Spokane Convention Center, 70 attendees.

2019 International Auto Show – Spokane New Car Dealers Association, Friday-Feb. 17, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 7,000 attendees.


Free AARP Tax Aide – Bring 2018 tax documents, valid photo ID and Social Security cards for all household members. Through April 15, Mondays 4-7 p.m., Fridays 1-4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 893-8400. Through April 13, Fridays 2-6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340. Through April 11, Tuesdays 4-7 p.m. and Thursdays 1-4 p.m. by appointment only at Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. (509) 353-4851.

LinkedIn and Twitter Marketing for Small Business – Tuesday. Tailored for people starting out with LinkedIn or Twitter for business. Will cover how to manage Facebook for personal use and business use. Bring a web-friendly device. 5-8 p.m. Idaho Small Business Development Center, 420 N. College Drive, #145, Coeur d’Alene. $49. (208) 665-5085.

Homebuying 101 – Tuesday. Discover the factors to consider when deciding whether to buy a home or continue to rent, such as what it means to be a homeowner, how to find the right home and what happens after an offer is accepted before closing. Registration required. Register online at 6 p.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Free Tax Workshop – Tuesday. Learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. Attendees receive a workbook and reference guide to state Department of Revenue’s rules and regulations. Rock Pointe III, Third Floor Conference Room A, 1330 N. Washington St. (509) 327-0200.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business – Thursday. Legal, tax, insurance and funding questions are just a few of the things one needs to consider when starting a new business. SCORE address these questions and more. Registration required. 12:30 p.m. Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Financial Management for Profit – Friday. Learn the essential skills and tools every business owner needs to take their business to the next level. 8:30-11:59 a.m. Idaho Small Business Development Center, 420 N. College Drive, #145, Coeur d’Alene. $49. (208) 665-5085.

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