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Tuesday, December 10, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019

Families, students can experience the symphony for free

Free is the word for the Spokane Symphony when it comes to families. Free concerts in the parks – three of them in the coming week – and free tickets …


Children’s Film Festival Seattle brings international experience to Spokane

The touring version of the festival features 16 shorts from a variety of countries and in a variety of languages.


Annual event adds a parade

New this year will be a Unity in the Community Parade that will begin at 9 a.m. on the southeast corner of Stevens Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard.


Courageous Kids Climbing helps children reach new heights

Local children will get a chance to reach new heights – literally – when Wild Walls hosts Courageous Kids Climbing on Saturday.


Let hosts help you choose perfect Dishman Hills hike

Dishman Hills has a wide variety of plants and ecosystems, from open ponderosa pine forest to ravines filled with ferns and deciduous trees, he said.


Hekmatpanah tackles Bach Cello Suites at St. Patrick’s

GU professor and Spokane Symphony member Kevin Hekmatpanah will set his cello to one of the most famous pieces of the cello repertoire: The Bach Cello Suites


Fun for families: Simon Says’ sister Sally leads the fun and games

Sally is sick of her bossy brother Simon. So she heads out to play with her dog, Red Rover, in the new puppet show by Kelly Campbell of KC Puppetree.


Kroc hosts open house

Take in some fun Saturday at the Kroc Center in Coeur d’Alene


‘Greatest show on Earth’ returns to Spokane

The circus is coming to town


Costumes get big play at anime, gaming event

KuroNekoCon celebrates anime, gaming and Japanese culture this weekend. The name of the convention comes from the Japanese for black cat.


Spokane Valley Cycle Celebration sign-up still underway

When Bill Gothmann left the Spokane Valley City Council in 2011, he looked down and he didn’t like what he was seeing. “I decided it was time for me to …


Children’s film festival shares tales of exploration

The Seattle Children’s Film Festival is taking a road trip. A “best of” collection of live and animated short films from the 2015 festival will be screened twice at the …


Our Pick for Families: Farm Museum turns work into play

Families can dig into the past at the North Spokane Farm Museum’s annual play day Saturday. Displays and demonstrations will help people understand how much farming has changed, said Donna …


Library hosts afternoon of out-of-this-world fun

The force will be strong at the Coeur d’Alene Library on Saturday. The library is hosting Star Wars Reads Day. It’s the third annual event, part of a now international …


T. rex makes return visit

Important facts we know thanks in part to Sue, the Tyrannosaurus rex who might have been a girl: • T. rex grew fast and died young, gaining about 8 pounds …


A day of old-fashioned fun – really old-fashioned

The cats will be flying Saturday at Manito Park. A catapult hauled in for the Children’s Renaissance Faire will be loaded with stuffed toys for hurling demonstrations, just one draw …


Celebrate CdA celebs Mudgy and Millie

Fans of Mudgy the moose and Millie the mouse are invited to their birthday party this weekend at the Coeur d’Alene library. While no one knows exactly how old the …


Exhibit lets young artists put best foot forward

Their canvases arrived in shoe form – Converse All Stars, to be exact. A series of workshops over the summer put blank pairs of sneakers and art supplies into the …


This weekend, it’s time to see what you can do

The kids are singing a tune these days. Maybe you’ve heard of it? It’s called “Let It Go.” The Spokane Symphony will play along in two concerts this holiday weekend, …


Families Pick: Regalia not required to join in powwow fun

For a few hours tonight, the powwow at Riverfront Park belongs to kids. The Youth Powwow and Family Fun Night is part of the Gathering at the Falls Powwow. Spanning …


Friday night youth event launches annual powwow

For a few hours Friday night, the powwow at Riverfront Park belongs to kids. The Youth Powwow and Family Fun Night is part of the Gathering at the Falls Powwow. …


Regalia not required to join in powwow fun

For a few hours tonight, the powwow at Riverfront Park belongs to kids. The Youth Powwow and Family Fun Night is part of the Gathering at the Falls Powwow. Spanning …


MAC provides inspiration for would-be inventors

Inventors have to start somewhere. Saturday, the MAC is offering marshmallows, toothpicks and an invitation: Invent away. The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture’s Discover Your Inner Inventor day is …


MAC provides inspiration for would-be inventors

Inventors have to start somewhere. Saturday, the MAC is offering marshmallows, toothpicks and an invitation: Invent away. The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture’s Discover Your Inner Inventor day is …


Families Pick: Art on the Green lets kids get creative

Poetry penned by area kids and posted on a transient “wall” of construction gating at this weekend’s Art on the Green adds a literary art to the mix at the …


Shuttles ease trip upriver for boaters

Little Spokane River paddlers with kayaks, canoes and kids on their hands can let someone else do the driving. For $8 a person, families with children 8 and older can …


South Perry fair, parade Saturday

The South Perry Street Fair and Parade is Saturday, but parade participants can get an early start at decorating their bikes today, at the South Perry Farmers Market in the …


For starting stargazers, no equipment required

For those just starting to look, the naked eye or a pair of binoculars offer the best way to view the stars and planets at night, said Dan Bakken, an …


MarmotFest stages fun for all ages

Children 12 and younger get in free at MarmotFest, a day of music, food, face-painting and bubbles in the Peaceful Valley neighborhood. Adults have to pay to get in, and …


Event lets kids visit prehistoric petting zoo

This exhibit is the kind you can touch, if you dare. “Discover the Dinosaurs” is a two-day traveling attraction that puts about 40 dinosaur replicas on display.