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May 6, 2019 Updated Tue., May 7, 2019 at 9:53 a.m.

Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids

hair salon to open in Spokane

Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids is set to open a location in north Spokane later this month.

The Connecticut-based business will open its first Spokane-area children’s salon May 18 at 6501 N. Cedar Road, Building 4, Suite A in Cedar Crossing. Elsewhere in Washington, the company has locations in Seattle and Bellevue.

A kid-friendly experience, children getting a haircut can sit in a police cruiser, Jeep, race car and firetruck while watching their favorite shows.

Sharkey’s, founded in 2002, has hundreds of locations in three countries, according to a company news release.

Spokane KOA campground hosting fundraiser weekend

As part of Kampgrounds of America’s 16th annual KOA Care Camps Big Weekend, campers who stay as paying guests Friday will receive a night of camping Saturday for $20.

Spokane KOA Journey at 3025 N. Barker Road in Spokane Valley is among those participating.

The entire $20 fee will benefit KOA Care Camps for children battling cancer, a network of 130 specialized, medically equipped summer camps throughout North America that allow children fighting cancer to enjoy a summer camp experience at no charge to their families.

Pinot’s Palette to celebrate National Pet Month

In celebration of National Pet Month in May, paint and sip studio Pinot’s Palette in downtown Spokane is hosting “Project Pet,” a class dedicated to helping people paint a portrait of their pet.

Participants preregister and submit a photo of their pet, which will be printed onto a canvas. On the night of the class, artists will walk painters through the steps to complete the portrait. Visit to register.

Around the Corner is a periodic roundup of business-related happenings in the Inland Northwest. To submit items for consideration, email Business Editor Paul W. Smith at

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