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Week Ahead

From staff reports

Conventions

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

2019 Black-Owned Business Expo - Friends of the Black Lens, today, Emmanuel Family Life Center.

2019 Conference on Computational Science and Engineering - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Monday-Friday, Spokane Convention Center, 1,500 attendees.

41st Annual Home and Yard Show - Custer Enterprises, Thursday-March 3, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 18,000 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.

Franchise Buyer’s Guide - Monday. Learn how to safely select, evaluate, finance and succeed in a franchise business. Presented by Charlie Magee of FranNet. Register at https://bit.ly/2RPSdJ3. 3-5 p.m. Spokane Small Business Development Center, 901 E. 2nd Ave. Suite 210.

Opioid Use in the Workforce - Wednesday. Spokane area employers are increasingly challenged by the impact of substance abuse among its workforce. Learn about opioid addiction awareness, prevention and treatment. This event will provide guidance on how to develop a drug-free workplace, spread awareness of the disease of addiction, and reduce the stigma associated with addiction. Register at https://greaterspokane.org/events/3039/. 7:30-9:30 a.m. The Davenport Grand Hotel, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $35-45. (800) 918-9344.

Dollars and Sense: Give Yourself a Raise - Wednesday. Discover how to succeed with your budget and avoid money troubles in this workshop from SNAP Spokane. Learn how to take control of your money, make achievable goals, and recognize predators. Classes begin promptly. Late arrivals may not be seated. 6 p.m. 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Marketing Strategy for Profit - Thursday. Learn the essential skills and tools every business owner needs to take their business to the next level. 5:30-9 p.m. Idaho Small Business Development Center, 402 N. Center Drive #145, Coeur d’Alene. $49. (208) 665-5085.

Burtenshaw Lecture - Thursday. President of Ivar’s Seafood Bar Bob Donegan presents “Ivar and Ivar’s: How Our Flounder’s Quirky Hospitality Lessons Have Worked for 80 Years.” 1:25 p.m. CUB Auditorium, Washington State University, Pullman.

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