Community Events


Wednesday 12/17


Event Description: Llama Llama Holiday Drama – How many days are left? If you have a little one in your home, they will relate to poor Llama’s need to know. There will also be a holiday craft.
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave
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Event Description: Salem Arms Community Housing Open House – Visit with staff and board members about what SACH provides in the way of housing and services to Spokane’s low-income working families and single homeless mentally ill. For more information contact Debbie Detmer at spokanecha@msn.com or by phone
Time: Noon-6 p.m.
Location: Salem Arms Community Housing, 1022 W. Shannon Ave.
Bus Route: 24

Event Description: Daddy 101 – A “crash course” evening that captures the unique experience that fatherhood brings. Men will be inspired and equipped for their transition into fatherhood. In this class, Dads will learn the basic skills they need to navigate through their child’s early stages. We will discuss everything from diapering, sleep schedules, and learn how to keep this new kid clean in the bath. We invite all dads to come and join in on the fun! Register at DeaconessSpokane.com. If you have any questions, please email deaconesschildbirthed@empirehealth.org.
Time: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m
Location: Deaconess Hospital, Maternal-Newborn classrooms, 800 W. Fifth Ave.
Bus Route: 2

Event Description: Hip & Knee Pain Causes and Treatments – If joint pain is keeping you from enjoying life the way you used to, turn to The Joint Restoration Centers at Deaconess and Valley Hospitals, the only hospitals in the Inland Northwest to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hip and Knee Replacement, demonstrating our commitment to the highest level of care for our patients. Light refreshments provided. RSVP by phone or visit www.DeaconessSpokane.com and click on the event calendar. All seminars at 6 p.m.
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Valley Hospital Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave.
Bus Route: 96


Thursday 12/18


Event Description: Lunch and Learn: Taking Time for Yourself – Take some time for yourself this month to find out more about the importance of relaxation, and how it is a part of overall health. Learn relaxation exercises you can use anytime to instantly unwind. For more information, visit http://wellness.inhs.org. *bring your lunch*
Time: Noon-1 p.m.
Location: INHS Community Wellness Center, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245
Bus Route: 26, 28

Event Description: Lunch and Learn: Taking Time for Yourself – Pop-up cards are greeting cards that pop with 3D designs when you open them. Come by the library to learn how to make these fun cards for the holidays or other special occasions.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St.
Bus Route: 94


 Saturday 12/20


Event Description: East Central Community Center Gifts – Gifts will be distributed on Dec. 20. To receive gifts: You must live in the 99201 or 99212 zip codes and sign-up at the center prior to the event. Please call the center with any questions.
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St.
Bus Route: 94

Event Description: Make a Snowflake Day – Drop by anytime during open library hours at the Downtown, Hillyard, Indian Trail and South Hill branches to make this classic craft. No two snowflakes are alike, especially when you make them yourself. Bring your creativity; we’ll have all the supplies necessary to make your own snowflakes..
Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave.
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Event Description: Free Dance Workshop – Cena Bean, Mikaela Ostrander and WSU Crimson Girl Alumni, Rachel Pederson, will be teaching a contemporary class, ballet, and jazz for ages 6 and older.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 90


Sunday 12/21


Event Description: 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: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave.
Bus Route: 24

Event Description: Free Dance Workshop – Cena Bean, Mikaela Ostrander and WSU Crimson Girl Alumni, Rachel Pederson, will be teaching a contemporary class, ballet, and jazz for ages 6 and older.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 90


Monday 12/22


Event Description: Pokemon Club – Whether you’ve played before, or just beginning, we think you’ll enjoy this math and strategy game! We play for fun, not for keeps. You can bring your own deck, or we will have some to share. Held fourth Monday of the month, 4-5 p.m., from October-May. All ages are welcome. (Children 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: LifeTree Cafe – Free public conversation café that discusses a different topic every week in a safe place with friends. Free refreshments and great conversations with friends. Dec. 15, What Would You Do For Love; Dec. 22, Angels; and Dec. 29, Family Do-Over.
Time: 7 a.m.
Location: LifeTree Cafe, 5201 N. Market St.
Bus Route: 27

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