Things to Do This Week

Wed. 10/22 Friends of the Library Fall Sale

Wed. 10/22 Literary Freedom Book Group

Wed. 10/22 “What Can We Learn From Aristotle?”

Wed. 10/22 Celebrate Songs Open Mic 

Wed. 10/22 Art ‘n Cider Reception 

Thurs. 10/23 Blurt! and Blather Open Mic

Thurs. 10/23 Build Your Own Ninja!

Thurs. 10/23 Tween Duct Tape Craft

Thurs. 10/23 Protect Your Credit Score – Valley

Fri. 10/24 Spokane Valley Mission Haunted Pool

Fri. 10/24 West Valley City School Haunted House

Fri. 10/24 Haunted House for Haiti

Fri. 10/24 Halloween Climb Night


Friends of the Library Fall Sale

Date and Time: October 22nd; 4:30 – 8 pm
Location: Spokane Public Library – Downtown , 906 W. Main Ave., Rooms 1A and 1B
Contact Info: (509) 444-5307
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The Friends of the Spokane Public Library begin their fall sale with a members’ only presale on Wednesday, 4:30-8 p.m. If you’re not a member, don’t worry, you can join on the spot for a minimum $10 donation at the membership table, open from 4-5 p.m. Continues Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with fill a bag for $3.

Literary Freedom Book Group

Date and Time: October 22nd; 6:30 pm
Location: Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave.
Contact Info: (509) 838-0206
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Discussion of “The People in the Trees” by Hanya Yanagihara.

“What Can We Learn From Aristotle?”

Date and Time: October 22nd; 7 – 9 pm
 Location: Gonzaga University, Wolff Auditorium, Jepson Center, 502 E. Boone Ave
Contact Info: (509) 313-6750
Bus routes: 25

Presented by Dr. Duane Armitage, from Gonzaga’s Philosophy Department, and Dr. Shannon Dunn, from Gonzaga’s Religious Studies Department.

Celebrate Songs Open Mic 

Date and Time: October 22nd; 7 – 9 pm
Location: Grande Ronde Cellars, 906 W. Second Ave
Contact Info: (509) 455-8161
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The Spokane Songwriters Organization host an open mic celebrating area songwriters. All writers, musicians, and listeners welcome; sign-up starts at 6:30, show at 7 pm.

Art ‘n Cider Reception

Date and Time: October 22nd; 1:30-4 p.m. Continues through Oct. 23
Location: Corbin Art Center, 507 W. 7th
Contact Info: (509) 477-2532
Bus routes: 2, 44

The Corbin Art Center and MONARCH Arts feature an exhibit of art by artists age 55+ as part of Create Spokane arts month.

Blurt! and Blather Open Mic

Date and Time: October 23rd; 6 pm
Location: Boots Bakery, 24 W. Main
Contact Info: (303) 667-0087
Bus routes: 25, 29, 90
All ages open mic hosted by Davy Nguyen. Second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. Join in by listening and or reading poetry. This is a safe space for people to share their poetry about anything and everything that they want. Poems and poets will not be censored for content, and people with family or children should exercise discretion.

Build Your Own Ninja!

Date and Time: October 23rd; 4 pm 
Location: South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St
Contact Info: (509) 444-5385
Bus routes: 44

Who wants their own personal Ninja? Here’s your chance to create one just for you. You can create a lot with some simple supplies like pipe cleaners, straws and beads! We’ll have the supplies, you bring your imagination and create.

Protect Your Credit Score – Valley

Date and Time: October 23rd; 6 pm
Location: Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley
Contact Info: (509) 893-8400
Bus routes: 90 connecting with the 96

A free STCU My Life, My Money workshop. Learn why a good credit score is more important than ever. We’ll show you how a credit score is determined, how to maintain/earn a healthy credit score and where to go for help.

Spokane Valley Mission Haunted Pool

Date and Time: October 24th; 7:30 – 10 pm
Location: Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley
Contact Info: (509) 688-0300
Bus routes: 90 connecting to the 96

Oct. 17-18 and 24-25. Sixth annual event. Discover what is lurking in the locker rooms and what is waiting to petrify you on the pool deck. Geared for ages 12 and older, but open to all with a parent/guardian. All canned food donations go to Spokane Valley Partners. Hours are Fridays-Saturdays, 7:30-10 p.m. **$3/person or $2 with a can of food**

West Valley City School Haunted House

Date and Time: October 24th; 6:30 pm
Location: Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley
Contact Info: (509) 921-2836
Bus routes: 90

Oct. 24-25. “Soul Taker: Night of the Reaper,” 6th annual event in the 100-year-old middle school with two floors of terror. Recommended for age 11 and older. Friday and Saturday, 6:30-10 p.m. **$5**

Haunted House for Haiti

Date and Time: October 24th; 8 pm
Location: 404 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley
Contact Info: (509) 921-2836
Bus routes: 90

A charity haunted house, with a theme of “Massacre at a Wedding!” Enter in groups of 5 or 6 and make your way through the maze where you will be scared by all the undead who were tragically slain at a wedding. Not suitable for young children. All proceeds go to two charities that reach out and help the people of Haiti. **$5**

Halloween Climb Night

Date and Time: October 24th; 8 pm
Location: Wild Walls, 202 W. 2nd Ave
Contact Info: (509) 455-9596
Bus routes: 25, 90

Climbing, pizza, beer, live DJ, light show and costume contest. Bring a headlamp. **$5*

Annual Fall Craft Fair

Date and Time: October 24th; 6:30 pm
Location: Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley
Contact Info: (509) 921-2836
Bus routes: 90

Oct. 24-25. “Soul Taker: Night of the Reaper,” 6th annual event in the 100-year-old middle school with two floors of terror. Recommended for age 11 and older. Friday and Saturday, 6:30-10 p.m. **$5**

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