Free Community Events 5/21 – 5/28

Wed. 5/21  CPR Lessons

Wed. 5/21 – Thurs. 5/22 Digital Bookmobile National Tour

Thurs. 5/22 Spring Craft Fair

Fri. 5/23 – Ongoing Expo ’74: Forty Years Later

Fri. 5/23 – Sun 6/1 Exhibit This!: The Museum Comedies

Fri. 5/23 Military Appreciation Night with the Spokane Shock Arena Football Team

Sat. 5/24 The Spokane Tribe – Culture and History

Sat. 5/23 Civil War Marine George Murphy Rededication Ceremony

Mon. May 26 Memorial Ceremony – North Spokane

Mon. May 26 Veteran Affairs’ Memorial Day Ceremony


CPR Lessons

Wednesday 5 – 9 pm

“Hands only” CPR lessons are offered by Spokane County Fire District 9. The simplified CPR technique emphasizes the basic chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute and drops the mouth-to-mouth resuscitation part of CPR. Anyone can quickly master the technique and lessons take less than 10 minutes.

Location: Fire Station No. 91 616 W. Hastings Rd.

Buses: 25, 124 (The 124 has the least amount of walking)

Contact Info: Call 509-466-4602 or email

Digital Bookmobile National Tour

Wednesday 9 am – 3 pm; Thursday 12 pm – 6 pm 

The Digital Bookmobile National Tour showcases the free eBook download service from SCLD, demos how to download eBooks from the library, and offers some of the most popular eReader devices to try. May 21, from 9 am-3 pm at CenterPlace and May 22, from 12-6 pm, at North Spokane Library.

The Digital Bookmobile is a service of Spokane County Library District and is operated by OverDrive, Inc. (

Location: Wednesday at Center Place Regional Event Center (2426 N. Discovery Place Dr)Thursday at the North Spokane Library(44 E Hawthorne Rd).

Buses: 32, 97, 173, 174; 25, 28

Contact Info: Call 509-893-8200 

Spring Craft Fair

4 pm

Handmade jewelry, art, woodwork and other items. All vendors are Providence volunteers, employees or family members. Hosted by The Providence Health Care Foundation. Benefits local Providence pediatric services.

Location: Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave., Mother Joseph and Mary Bede rooms on L3 (next to the café)

Buses: 2, 44

 For more information contact (509) 474-3081 or email

Expo ’74: Forty Years Later

An exhibit featuring memorabilia from Spokane’s Expo ’74 World’s Fair, including photos, souvenirs, programs, original paintings and more. Runs through October. In the Northwest Room, hours: Tues 1-8 pm, Wed 1-6 pm, Thur 10 am-6 pm and Fri-Sat 1-6 pm.

Location: Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave

Bus Routes:

For more information contact 509-444-5338

 Exhibit This!: The Museum Comedies

Friday-Saturday at 7:30 pm. Sunday at 2 pm

A fast-paced series of 7 comedic plays and 6 monologues based on 50+ exhibits at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Presented by the Spokane Community College Players. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.

Location: Spokane Community CollegeLair-Student Center Auditorium, Bldg. 6, 1810 N. Greene St.

Buses: 29, 39

For more information contact 509-533-7387 .

Military Appreciation Night with the Spokane Shock Arena Football Team

Doors open at 6 pm; Kick off at 7 pm

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Location:Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave., Spokane, WA

Buses: 1, 22, 24

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The Spokane Tribe – Culture and History

3 – 4 pm

The Spokane Tribe will be sharing traditional culture and artifacts from their living history in Eastern Washington. Hear traditional songs and see handmade stone artifacts, formed centuries before acquiring modern tools and implements.

Location: Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., Spokane, WA

Buses: 20

For more information contact (509) 444-5390 or go to

Civil War Marine George Murphy Rededication Ceremony

2 – 3 pm

Conducted by The Melvin M. Smith Detachment, Marine Corps League. This ceremony is being held to rededicate the gravesite of George Murphy, who served from 1862 to 1866. After his death, he was nominated for the Medal of Honor, which is awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. His current tombstone will be replaced by a Civil War Era monument, generously donated by Ron Bohman of Genesis Granite.

Location: Fairmount Memorial Park, Iwo Jima Memorial, 5200 W. Wellesley Ave.

Buses: 22, 27

For more information contact (509) 979-7688 or email

Memorial Ceremony – North Spokane

11 am – 12 pm

Conducted by The Melvin M. Smith Detachment, Marine Corps League. This ceremony is being held as a time for family and friends to pause on this special day to remember the deceased veterans from all branches of our Armed Forces. Guest speaker will be Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich speaking to the importance of Memorial Day. You are encouraged to bring a flower or a U.S. Flag to show your patriotism. You may leave the flower on the grave of a fallen Marine, Soldier, Sailor, Airman or Coastguardsman.

Location: Fairmount Memorial Park, Iwo Jima Memorial, 5200 W. Wellesley Ave.

Buses: 22, 27

For more information contact (509) 979-7688 or email


Veteran Affairs’ Memorial Day Ceremony

The ceremony begins at 11 am; Musical tribute beginning at 10:30 am

The Community is cordially invited to attend the Washington Department of Veteran Affairs’ Memorial Day Ceremony.  Project Joy Orchestra will provide a musical tribute beginning at 10:30 am. Parking is available at the cemetery with overflow available along Ritchey Road. Please arrive early as parking near the event area is limited.

Location: Washington State Veterans Cemetery, 21702 W. Espanola Road, Medical Lake

For more information contact (509) 299-6280 or email at