Community Events

Saturday 11/22

Event Description: Pet and People Pictures with Santa – Photos on a CD will be available for pickup on Nov. 26 at C.O.P.S. Northeast, 5208 N. Market St. Food donations for animals in Hillyard are appreciated. $3/suggested donation
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Inland Northwest Wildlife Council Building, 6116 N. Market St.
Bus Route: 27

Event Description: What’s Cooking? A Family Storytime – This family storytime will celebrate all the food traditions and cooking we do in the fall. We’ll read books, get moving with interactive stories and sing rhymes.
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road
Bus Route: 23

Event Description: KPBX Kids Concert – Hope in Hard Times. Brad Keeler Trio with Linda Parman and Jim Pittman present a survey of music from the Depression era, from Woody Guthrie to Broadway and Hollywood. Free for kids of all ages. Presented by KPBS 91.1.
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.
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Event Description: Travel Expert Rick Steves – Join us for his talk on “The Holy Land.” Steves has returned from yet another exploration into the world – this time, his focus was Israel and Palestine. With the help of vivid photographs, he’ll share the beauty of this conflict-ravaged area, and offer a glimpse at the challenges facing its ordinary citizens today The next best thing to traveling there yourself is hearing – and seeing – Steves’ report on his travels to the Holy Land. Hosted by KSPS.
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley
Bus Route: 32, 96, 97

Event Description: Women’s and Children Free Restaurant/Community Kitchen Thanksgiving – A community dinner will be held in the Commons in partnership with Pawn 1 and Spokane Public Schools. For more information call (509) 324-1995 or visit All are welcome.
Time: 4-7 p.m.
Location: Rogers High School, 1622 E. Wellesley Ave.
Bus Route: 20

  Sunday 11/23

Event Description: Santa Express – Nov. 23-Dec. 23. 21st annual event of the holiday store where kids can experience the joy of giving. Children ages 4-12 can find affordable gifts for everyone on their shopping list. Volunteer elves are on hand to help the children select and wrap their gifts, with the net proceeds going to benefit the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. Adults can shop while they wait at Vanessa’s Village, a boutique of reasonably-priced, specialty items, are perfect for stocking stuffers, gifts for family and friends or secret Santas.
Time: Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m
Location:Crescent Building, Skywalk level, 707 W. Main Ave.
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Event Description: Seattle Seahawks at the Garland  – Watch every Seahawks game this season on a 40 ft. screen with HD projection. Food and drink purchase available at Bon Bon.
Time: 1:05 p.m.
Location: Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave.
Bus Route: 24