Free Community Events 6/25 – 6/27

Wed. 6/25 $1 Movies at Spokane Valley Mall

Wed. 6/25 – Fri. 6/27 $1 Family Movies

Wed. 6/25 Neighborhood Barbecue Series

Wed. 6/25 Dog First Aid

Thurs. 6/26 Public Speaking Class

 Thurs. 6/26 Hoopfest 25 Kickoff

Thurs. 6/26 Martial Arts Class

Thurs. 6/26 $1 Family Movies

Thurs. 6/26 Camp Cooking Basics

Fri. 6/27  Discover Earth Exhibit (Mon. – Sat. until August)

Fri. 6/27 $1 Friday Fun Night at Riverfront Park

Fri. 6/27 Remembering Expo ’74


$1 Movies at Spokane Valley Mall

10 am

Two movies to choose from each day (Tuesday/Wednesday) at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute.  June 24-25, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 1 and The Pirates: Band of Misfits;  All shows are rated PG and both movies show each day.

Location: Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley, WA

Buses: 32, 96, 97, 174

Contact Info: (509) 922-2590

$1 Family Movies 

 The movie being shown is Epic. Screening as part of the theater’s Summer Family Movies series. (Rated PG) June 16-20, daily at 9:30 am.

Location: Garland Theater, 924 W Garland Ave

Buses: 24, 26, 28

Contact Info: (509)-327-1050

Neighborhood Barbecue Series

6 pm

Central Lutheran Church hosts weekly neighborhood barbecues every Wednesday at 6 pm, June 25-Aug. 27. Also includes games for all ages after the meal and the chance to get to know your neighbors.

Location: Central Lutheran Church, 512 S Bernard St, Spokane

Buses: 2, 44, 45, 94

Contact Info: (509) 624-9233 or email

Dog First Aid

7 pm

Join Greg Benoit, DVM from SouthCare Animal Medical Center for this informative instruction on how to care for your “best friend” in the outdoors. From Fido’s paws to his ears, nature presents challenges and, armed with the information from this class, you’ll be ready to respond. Please leave your furry friend at home for this presentation.

Location: REI, 1125 N. Monroe St.

Buses: 22,24

Contact Info: (509) 328-9900

Public Speaking Class

5:45 – 6:45 pm

Moonlighters Toastmasters hosts a 6-week course in public speaking for the novice speaker.

Location: Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave

Buses: 24

C0ntact Info: Call (509) 808-0467  or email

Hoopfest 25 Kickoff

7 pm

We all know what Spokane sweetheart Cami Bradley is capable of — taking sixth place on last year’s America’s Got Talent and selling out two shows at the Bing Crosby Theater. In celebration of Hoopfest turning 25, Bradley is putting on a free concert at Riverfront Park to kick off the two-day event, performing from her arsenal of originals and covers. This will be her only public show in Spokane for the rest of 2014, according to her Facebook page. Opening for Bradley are two of the most slick performers in town, Cathedral Pearls and the Marshall McLean Band. The show is appropriate for the entire family.

Location: Riverfront Park705 N. Howard St.

Bus Routes: 

Contact Info: (509) 625-6601

Martial Arts Class

4:30 pm

Martial arts/self-defense classes offered every Tues and Thurs at 4:30pm for ages 4+. Free class trials offered.

Location: Integrity Martial Arts, 2727 N. Madelia St

Bus Routes: 22, 27

Contact Info: 509-979-9174

$1 Family Movies 

 The movie being shown is Monty Python & The Holy Grail (PG). Screening as part of the theater’s Summer Family Movies series. (Location: Garland Theater, 924 W Garland Ave

Buses: 24, 26, 28

Contact Info: (509)-327-1050

Camp Cooking Basics

7 pm

Learn how to set up your kitchen and create easy and fun meals for the whole family. This class will be held outdoors (weather permitting) with an opportunity to taste the REI gourmand’s culinary creations.

Location: REI, 1125 N. Monroe St.

Buses: 22,24

Contact Info: (509) 328-9900

Discovering Earth Exhibit

Mondays- Saturdays 11 am 

The exhibit will be on-site through August 2014, with a public opening on June 7 at 11 am. The exhibit features an 18-inch Magic Planet globe that allows people to explore visualizations of the global earth system produced by NASA and NOAA research communities (e.g. earthquakes, plate tectonics, tsunamis, hurricanes, changing sea ice, and more). The exhibit pieces incorporate personal narratives, stunning graphics, video, animations, weather artifacts, animal specimens, and simulation-based educational games.

Location: Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave.

Contact Info: 509-444-5300 or email

$1 Friday Fun Night at Riverfront Park

5 – 8 pm

Each Friday night from 5-8 p.m., through Aug. 29. Enjoy $1 rides on the pavilion attractions, including Enchanted Forest Mini Golf and the Carousel. Offer excludes SkyRide Over the Falls and Tour Train. Also, $1 hot dogs at the Pavilion Café and the Carousel Grill.

Location: Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St.

Contact Info: (509) 625-6601

Remembering Expo ’74

1 – 6 pm

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. *Open house June 10 at 6:30 pm, with guests sharing memories of the World’s Fair and Northwest Room staff answering questions.

Location: Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave

Buses: Walking distance from the STA Bus Plaza

Contact Info:  Call (509) 625-6601 or email