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Things to do in Spokane: June 19-25

UPDATED: Thu., June 18, 2020

Sandra Tsing Loh headlines the Northwest Passages Book Club virtual forum on June 23.
Sandra Tsing Loh headlines the Northwest Passages Book Club virtual forum on June 23.


Dad Jokes Comedy Night – Saturday. Featuring local comedians Rob Wentz, Sophie Thomi, Tom Meisfjord and Deece Casillas. Space limited; RSVP recommended. 7:30 p.m. Viking Bar and Grill, 1221 N. Stevens St. (509) 315-4547.


Baregrass – Friday. Folk/bluegrass trio. 6-9 p.m. Matchwood Brewing Co., 513 Oak St., Sandpoint. (208) 718-2739.

Ron Greene – Friday. Soul/blues singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m. Seasons of Coeur d’Alene, 209 Lakeside Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-8008.

Jackson Roltgen – Saturday. Blues/folk/Americana. 5-8 p.m. Matchwood Brewing Co., 513 Oak St., Sandpoint. (208) 718-2739.

The Powers – Saturday. Indie-folk/country. 7-11 p.m. Bridge Press Cellars, 39 W. Pacific Ave. $10. (509) 838-7815.

Tooth – Saturday. Rock/soul. 8-11 p.m. 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-5673.

Sam McCue – Sunday. Singer-songwriter. 4-6 p.m. Cruisers, 6105 W. Seltice Way, Post Falls. Free. (208) 773-4706.

Cover 2 Cover – Sunday. Pop/rock duo. 5-8 p.m. Iron Horse Bar and Grill, 11105 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley.

Steve Starkey – Wednesday. Country. 6-9 p.m. Stormin’ Norman’s Shipfaced Saloon, 12303 E. Trent Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 862-4852.

Sara Brown and Jerry Lee Raines – Thursday. Blues/R&B/soul. 6-9 p.m. Bridgepress Cellars, 39 W. Pacific Ave. Free; donations suggested. (509) 838-7815.

Things to do

Summer Parkways 2020 – Through Sunday. Print out a map on the website, cycle or walk the Summer Parkways route and take and post photos on the Summer Parkways Facebook page. Manito/Comstock neighborhoods. Free.

Wander Spokane Scavenger Hunt – Saturday-June 27. This adventure will send participants exploring Spokane, solving puzzles and completing photo challenges to gain points. All proceeds will be donated to Big Table, which supports hospitality employees impacted by COVID-19. $10. (509) 279-2929.

Virtual Storytime with Andrea – Saturday. Children’s manager Andrea Swanson reads a selection of her favorite new children’s books via Zoom. Visit for more information. 11 a.m.-noon. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Drop in and Write Online – Tuesday. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend focused time writing via Zoom. Hosted by local writers Jenny Davis and Ben Simons. 5:30-7 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. Free. (509) 279-0299.

Northwest Passages Book Club: Sandra Tsing Loh – Tuesday. Virtual discussion of “The Madwoman and the Roomba: My Year of Domestic Mayhem” with author Sandra Tsing Loh. Watch at 7:30 p.m. Free.

Gordon Jackson in Conversation with Shawn Vestal – Wednesday. Gordon Jackson discusses his book, “Never Say ‘Moist’ at Wyndover College,” and the perils of censorship with Shawn Vestal of The Spokesman-Review via Zoom. Visit for more information. 7 p.m. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Online Pajama Story Time – Wednesday. For toddlers and their guardians featuring picture books with interactive elements. Registration required. Visit to register. 7-7:30 p.m. Free. (509) 279-0299.

Mystery-Thriller Book Group – Thursday. Held virtually via Zoom. Visit for more information. Noon-1 p.m. Free. (509) 838-0206.

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