Community Events

Friday 11/28

Event Description: Meet Santa and His Reindeer – The Reindeer will be here every day from through Dec. 23. Santa will be available on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Dec. 20. Santa Pictures $9.99; Reindeer Free
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m
Location: Ritter’s Florist and Nursery, 10120 N. Division St.
Bus Route: 25, 28

Event Description: Annie, the Movie Sing-A-Long – The Sun Will Come Out, Tomorrow! Who can think of Annie and not sing that song? Join us for a fun sing-a-long as we watch Annie, Daddy Warbucks, and Sandy find their happily ever after.
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St.
Bus Route: 44

Saturday 11/29

Event Description: 2014 Festival of Fair Trade – Supporting local Spokane area businesses and communities in need around the globe. This year’s festival beginning at 10 a.m. celebrates Ganesh Himal Trading’s 30 Years of Fair Trade in Nepal, and will feature handcrafts, clothing, jewelry, pottery and more. These sweatshop-free items are imported by local fair trade businesses who work directly with craftspeople and small farmers in Nepal, Mexico, Guatemala and Chile. Your purchase of fairly traded products supports small cottage industries, cooperatives and economic development in some of the world’s poorest regions. In conjunction with the festival, Ric Conner co-owner of Ganesh Himal Trading, will be presenting “Looking Back, Looking Foward: A retrospective slide presentation celebrating 30 years of Fair Trade in Nepal” at Auntie’s Bookstore on Nov. 29 at 3 p.m.
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 25

Event Description: Celebrate C.S. Lewis’ 116th Birthday – Readings based on “The Screwtape Letters,” “The Problem of Pain” and “The Great Divorce” begin at 2:30 p.m. Kids activities and readings from the Narnia books begin at 4 p.m. The events will feature James and Joan Becker, of The Lion’s Share, along with members of the West Central community.
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: The Book Parlor, 1425 W. Broadway Ave.
Bus Route: 22, 24

Event Description: Spokane Winter Glow Spectacular – “All Dressed Up in Lights,” the park is getting dressed up for the holidays with more than 25 lighted displays. Featuring an Animal Light Zoo and wagon and carriage rides available. Held Nov. 29-Dec. 31, and begins nightly at 5 p.m. A Lighting Celebration takes place Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. along Spokane Falls Blvd. Visit
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St.
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Event Description: Breakfast with Santa – Opportunity Elementary PTO and Applebee’s are hosting a “Breakfast with Santa” on Nov. 29th! This is a school fundraiser open to the community! Come help support Opportunity Elementary while enjoying breakfast and time with Santa. There will also be a silent auction.
Time: 8-10 a.m.
Location: Applebee’s – Spokane Valley, 12217 E. Mission Ave.
Bus Route: 96, 174

Event Description: Saturday Night Sing-A-Long Movie: Aladdin – Join us for a special presentation of a family classic, Aladdin. Sing along with Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and everyone’s favorite Genie voiced by the amazing Robin Williams.
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Spokane Public Library – Downtown , 906 W. Main Ave
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 Tues 12/2

Event Description: Lego Club – Keep your engineering and problem solving skills flowing, and your imagination stimulated, with an abundance of Lego bricks. First Monday of the month, 4-5 p.m., October through May. All ages are welcome. Children age six and younger should be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 25

Event Description: Stages of Labor and Birthing Process  – Introduction class for any expectant mom who is looking for a detailed dive into the stages of the labor and birthing process. Each week, take a close examination into the progression of childbirth – from the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy to the days leading up to labor, from preparing for your hospital stay to breathing and relaxation techniques. Learn the role of your support team including exercises and work to develop your birth plan. Register at
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location:  Deaconess Hospital, Maternal-Newborn classrooms, 800 W. Fifth Ave.
Bus Route: 2, 42

Event Description: Totally Tubular Tuesday – Dec. 2: Elf; Dec. 9: Home Alone; Dec. 16: The Muppet Christmas Carol; Dec. 23: A Christmas Story; Dec. 30: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Jan. 6: The Breakfast Club; Jan. 13: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; Jan. 20: The Lost Boys; Jan. 27: Mary Poppins; Feb. 3: Fargo; Feb. 10: Moulin Rouge; Feb. 17: 10 Things I Hate About You; Feb. 24: Who Framed Roger Rabbit; Mar. 3: High Fidelity. **$2.50, free with $10 pre-show purchase at Bon Bon**
Location: Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave
Bus Route: 24

Event Description: Spokane Humane Society’s “Love-A-Thon” – Join the Spokane Humane Society and start a new tradition of generosity on Giving Tuesday. The shelter will be open and encourages community members to come by and spend some quality snuggle time with the amazing shelter animals.
Time: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N. Havana St.
Bus Route: 27