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Conventions

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

2019 URM Candy-GM-HBW Show - URM Food Service, Wednesday, Spokane Convention Center, 1,100 attendees.

Junior Livestock Benefit Gala - Junior Livestock Show of Spokane, Saturday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center.

2019 Spokane Gold and Travel Show and Great Outdoors and Bike Expo - Vision Marketing, Saturday-Feb. 24, Spokane Convention Center, 3,800 attendees.

Lectures/Seminars

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.

Instagram and Pinterest Marketing for Small Business - Tuesday. Tailored for people starting out with Instagram and Pinterest 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, No. 145, Coeur d’Alene. $49. (208) 665-5085.

Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft - Tuesday. Learn how to protect money from predators and scams. Registration required. Register online at stcu.org/workshops. Tuesday, Feb. 19, Tuesday, 6 p.m., Moran Prairie Elementary, 4224 E. 57th Ave. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Social Media-How to Build an Audience - Wednesday. An introduction to digital storytelling and using social media to build a client base. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Idaho Small Business Development Center, 420 N. College Drive, No. 145, Coeur d’Alene. $49. (208) 665-5085.

Dollars and Sense: Navigating Your Credit World - Wednesday. Learn how to get free access to and understand a credit report in this workshop from SNAP Spokane. Explore ways to improve score, establish good credit and deal with collection agencies. 6-8 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Planning for Business Success - Friday. Learn the essential skills and tools every business owner needs to take their business to the next level. 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Idaho Small Business Development Center, 420 N. College Drive, No. 145, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. $49. (208) 665-5085.

Brewing Up Business Connections - Friday. Former state representative Kevin Parker will show how to reach out to government officials and why it matters to voice concerns, and provide an update on the BIG 5 with an overview of Spokane Valley Chamber’s 2019 priorities. Lunch included. 11:30 a.m. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $35/members, $45/non-members. (509) 924-4994.

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