Community Events

Thursday 1/22

Event Description: “Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People Campaign Going Global” –  Anastasia Poliakova, SFCC Intensive English Language Instructor will speak as part of the SFCC International Guest Speakers Series.
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Spokane Falls Community College, SUB Lounges A & B, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive, Spokane, WA
Bus Route: 20
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Event Description: Candy Sushi– Let your culinary creativity take over while making candy sushi out of Rice Krispies treats, fruit roll-ups and other fun candy. For 5th-8th graders.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St.
Bus Route: 79

Event Description: The Mystery-Thriller Club – Formation meeting. Bring a list of your favorite writers and help choose reading selections for 2015.
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave.
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Event Description: Orthopedic Seminar – Come learn more about The Joint Restoration Centers at Deaconess and Valley Hospitals. Seminars will be held from 6-7 p.m. Held Jan. 14, Feb. 11 and March 11 at Deaconess Health & Education Center, 910 W. Fifth Ave.; and Jan. 22, Feb. 12, March 12 and April 9 at Valley Health & Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. To register, visit or call. Light refreshments will be served
Time: 6-7 p.m
Location: Valley Health & Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave.
Bus Route: 96

Event Description: Income for Life – Learn financial management strategies especially for those preparing for, or in the midst of, retirement.
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 25

Event Description: “The Dream Behind Bars” – Presented by scholar/activist Angela Y. Davis. Video streamed live from the WSU Pullman campus for the 28th Annual MLK Community Celebration.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: WSU/EWU Riverpoint Campus, 600 N. Riverpoint Blvd, Academic Center, Room 20 (lower level)
Bus Route: 26, 28

Friday 1/23

Event Description: “10 Little Fingers and 10 Little Toes” Story Time and Craft – A story of acceptance and uniqueness that even the youngest will enjoy.
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave.
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Event Description: Sinto’s Birthday Lunch – If this is your birthday month, lunch is on us! Please make reservation in advance. **$5 per guest**
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Sinto Senior Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave
Bus Route: 24

Event Description: Poetry Scribes of Spokane – Wholesome poetry for ages 18 and older. Bring a favorite poem to read. Meetings are regularly held on the first Wednesday of each month, September-June .
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 24

Event Description: Shark Month (Cheney) – Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water. Create a cardboard shark and use it to test the science of how sharks float in the water. Make shark jaws from paper plates and learn fierce facts about one of the most dangerous creatures underwater. Part of the Kids Explore and Discover series for grades K-5.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney
Bus Route: 66

Thursday 1/8

Event Description: Understanding and Providing Effective Evaluations – An overview of the many effects that evaluations have on the employee and themselves have on the employee and themselves as well as concepts for improving the process.
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Spokane Public Library – Downtown , 906 W. Main Ave.
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Event Description: Speak Up! Hosted by EWU Young Professionals Network – Join us in January as we explore how to Speak Up! for career success. We’ll hear a feature presentation on building a personal brand and crafting a killer personal “elevator pitch” – a 30-second speech that summarizes who you are, what you do and why you’d be a perfect candidate for a job, promotion or business deal. After the presentation, network with friends while taking part in our career stations: Mock Interviewing, How to Negotiate Your Salary and One-on-One Resume Consultations. $10 Registration includes appetizers and a drink ticket.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N Howard St
Bus Route: 1

Event Description: Winter Season Garden Talk – Alan Tower, owner of Tower Perennials, will present “Ice Cream: Winter’s Treats” at the meeting of The Inland Empire Gardeners. The presentation will cover a variety of ways in which gardeners may create winter interest in their landscape. He will present a number of landscape examples and show a variety of new plants.
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley
Bus Route: 32, 96, 97, 174