Community Events


Tuesday 12/30


Event Description: Movie: Frozen – “Frozen” was an instant classic when it was released, and we love showing it at the library and hearing all of the little “Elsas” and “Olafs” sing along with the songs.
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St.
Bus Route: 44


Wednesday 12/31


Event Description: Happy New Year Storytime and Craft – Christmas is over but we can still have lots of fun. Join us for some of this year’s favorite stories. We will have a special craft to celebrate the new year so make plans to stop by and see what we are up to
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave
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Event Description: Kids Night Out – 14th annual event. Celebrate the new year with a family-friendly festival of arts and entertainment as part of First Night Spokane. Crafts, crown making, robotics, face painting, live performances and more takes place from 3-6 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. Free parking and shuttle service with shuttles every 10 minutes from Riverpoint Campus.
Time: 3-6 p.m.
Location: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
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Event Description: Resolution Run – Runners and walkers make their way through the snow and ice downtown. Each runner/walker is given an opportunity to write a resolution that they carry with them throughout the course. As they cross the finish line the runner/walker than throws the resolution in our commemorate fire pit as a symbolic gesture to the New Year. No button necessary. Must sign waiver and release form.
Time: 6:45 p.m.
Location: Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St.
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Thursday 1/1


Event Description: Spokane in 1889 – November 11th marked the 125th anniversary of Washington Statehood. In Spokane Falls, the city had barely emerged from the devastating fire of 1889 when Washington was declared a state. This exhibit features photos of residents rebuilding during this time of hard work and renewal. The Spokane fire and Washington statehood marked the beginning of Spokane as a modern city. Open Tuesdays, 1-8 p.m., Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 1-6 p.m.
Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Spokane Public Library – Downtown , 906 W. Main Ave
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Event Description: Cup of Joy Ceramics– An invitational exhibit of over 30 local, regional, and national ceramic artists exhibiting cup, mug, tankard, goblet, sake, or yunomi pieces.
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Location: Trackside Studio, 115 S. Adams St
Bus Route: 20, 60, 61

Event Description: Native Community Wellness Program – The program offers various activities to promote healthy lifestyles to local families, including “Healthy Me” for kids and exercise training for adults. Program held nightly, except Wednesday.
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Community School, 1300 W. Knox Ave.
Bus Route: 22, 23


Friday 1/2


Event Description: First Friday – First Fridays are brought to you in partnership between the DSP, BID and Spokane Arts. First Friday is designed to showcase the downtown art and retail scene. Downtown retailers and restaurants have joined forces with DSP to stay open, feature artists and musicians and offer special promotions on the first Friday of each month.
Time: 5 to 8 p.m. unless otherwise listed
Location: Downtown First Friday happens inside the 40 block area served by the Downtown Spokane Partnership. This program would not be successful without the participation of downtown businesses. Plan your Downtown First Friday night out with our interactive map.
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 Saturday 1/3


Event Description: Christmas Tree Recycling – Local Boy Scout Troop 400 will be collecting natural Christmas trees for recycling after the holidays. Trees can be dropped off Jan. 3-4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., or Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. 100% of the funds collected will go to the Boy Scout troop to pay for equipment, supplies, training, etc. Sunshine Disposal is the sponsor who provides dumpsters and recycling services at no charge. For more information, please visit www.troop400.net/trees.
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m
Location: University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., or Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road
Bus Route: 97

Event Description: Treecycling – Drop off your tree at the Ferris High School parking lot or contact (509) 230-6886 to schedule a local pickup. All proceeds go to the “Senior All-Nighter,” a drug and alcohol free graduation party. Special thanks to Atlas Tree Service and Sunshine Disposal & Recycling. **$5/minimum drop-off; $10/local pickup**
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave.
Bus Route: 45

Event Description: Let There Be Legos – Bring the family as our traveling Lego Build Day stops at each Spokane County Library throughout 2015. Drop in for an hour or all day and build to your heart’s content. Your awesome creations will be on display at that library for the month. Then they will be dismantled and the Legos shipped off to the next library for their Lego Build Day. Follow the Legos to a many build days as you like! Mark your calendars now and plan to join us for this fun, family friendly activity! All ages welcome, but children 6 and under should be accompanied by an adult. Want more Lego fun? Come to the new Lego Club, happening every month at your library.
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Cheney Library, 610 First Street, Cheney
Bus Route: 66

Event Description: A Floating World – An exhibition of Sculptural Mobiles and Shodo (Japanese calligraphy) from Roger Ralston and Kurt Madison. Roger is an active sculptor presenting a new body of kinetic works. He has executed a number of public artworks around the region. Kurt Madison is bringing together, for the first time, his calligraphic work from the last 10 years. Reception Jan. 2, 5-8 p.m.
Time: Noon-8 p.m.
Location: Saranac Art Projects, 25 W. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 90

Event Description: Rockwood South Hill Town Hall Meeting – Come meet our district’s representatives – Sen. Andy Billig, Rep. Marcus Riccelli, and Rep. Timm Ormsby. We are also fortunate to have in attendance, Scott Sigmon, lobbyist for LeadingAge of Washington. This is an intimate opportunity for our state representatives to hear from you. They are personally interested in hearing the concerns and issues of our senior population, in their efforts and desire to serve and represent you. We hope you will participate in this event and gain insight from the dialogue and exchange. For this Town Hall, please write down your questions, include your name with your questions. Forest Estates resident, Correen Morrill, will be our moderator and will organize the questions into groups. She will present the topics and questions to the representatives and help to facilitate the dialogue.
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: 2903 E 25th Ave
Bus Route: 44, 45


Monday 1/5


Event Description: Lego Club at North Spokane – You asked and we listened. Now, you can build with Legos at your library every Month! Keep your engineering and problem solving skills flowing, hone your STEM muscles, and keep your imagination stimulated, with an abundance of Lego bricks. All ages welcome. Ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 25


Tuesday 1/6


Event Description: Totally Tubular Tuesdays –  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**
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Location: Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave
Bus Route: 24

Event Description: “Couch Potato: A Classroom in the Gallery”– Changing art films and videos daily. Free popcorn and soda, Jan. 6-Feb. 6. Hours are Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Time: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: Spokane Falls Community College Fine Arts Gallery, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive, Building 6
Bus Route: 20

Event Description: Spokane in 1889 – November 11th marked the 125th anniversary of Washington Statehood. In Spokane Falls, the city had barely emerged from the devastating fire of 1889 when Washington was declared a state. This exhibit features photos of residents rebuilding during this time of hard work and renewal. The Spokane fire and Washington statehood marked the beginning of Spokane as a modern city.
Time: Open Tuesdays, 1-8 p.m., Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 1-6 p.m.
Location: Spokane Public Library – Downtown , 906 W. Main Ave.
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Event Description: Pixel Playground – November 11th marked the 125th anniversary of Washington Statehood. In Spokane Falls, the city had barely emerged from the devastating fire of 1889 when Washington was declared a state. This exhibit features photos of residents rebuilding during this time of hard work and renewal. The Spokane fire and Washington statehood marked the beginning of Spokane as a modern city.
Time: 4-6 p.m.
Location: Spokane Public Library – Downtown , 906 W. Main Ave.
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Event Description: Girls Rock Lab – This four-week Ink Artspace event teaches girls ages 8-18 various music-related skills, including guitar, drums and singing/songwriting in a collaborative, supportive environment. No previous experience necessary. Please plan to attend all four sessions. Registration is required.
Time: Open Tuesdays, 1-8 p.m., Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 1-6 p.m.
Location: Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St
Bus Route: 27

Event Description: Compass Club – Open to all women in the Greater Spokane area. Meetings with speakers are at 11 a.m., with lunch at 11:30 a.m. at various locations Reservations required by the Thursday before each meeting to compassres@gmail.com or by phone. Check out the current newsletter to know more about the Compass Club.
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar, 401 East Farwell Road
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