Community Events Fri. 2/20 – Tues. 2/24

Friday 2/19


Event Description: Who Pooped in the Forest Near My Library? (North Spokane) – Spokane County libraries help us learn about exciting wild animals, plants and habitats in the abundance of forests around us. We’ll begin our “Who Pooped?” adventure by listening to Kelly Clark of Exploring Families read the story “Who Pooped in the Northwoods?” written by Gary D. Robson. In a zoo, there are signs that tell you what animal to look for in the cage, such as beaver or moose. In the forest, animals don’t stand in front of a sign. However, they do leave clues in the form of scat. Learn more about identifying animals by what they leave behind! For kids in grades K-5
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 25
Event Contact: (509) 893-8350; reception@scld.org


Saturday 2/21


Who Pooped in the Forest Near My Library? – Spokane County libraries help us learn about exciting wild animals, plants and habitats in the abundance of forests around us. We’ll begin our “Who Pooped?” adventure by listening to Kelly Clark of Exploring Families read the story “Who Pooped in the Northwoods?” written by Gary D. Robson. In a zoo, there are signs that tell you what animal to look for in the cage, such as beaver or moose. In the forest, animals don’t stand in front of a sign. However, they do leave clues in the form of scat. Learn more about identifying animals by what they leave behind! For kids in grades K-5
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights
Bus Route: 61
Event Contact: (509) 893-8250; reception@scld.org

Event Description: Get in the Garden: Growing Tomatoes – Master Gardener Marilyn Carothers will go over the dos and don’ts of growing tomatoes, and will provide an early season planting activity.
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St.
Bus Route: 27
Event Contact: (509) 444-5380

Event Description: Days in Manito Garden Lecture: Pruning Trees and Shrubs – Join Jim Demand as he discusses the importance of branch selection, determining future permanent branches, starting early, and avoiding structures that fail. Presented by the Friends of Manito.
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Manito Park, Manito Garden Meeting Room, 4 W. 21st Ave.
Bus Route: 44
Event Contact: (509) 456-8038

Event Description: Mind, Body and Spirit Holistic Fair – Visit with 40 vendors and hear nine educational presentations. The holistic fair will promote awareness of lifestyle issues such as health, nutrition, exercise, relaxation, art, mental attitudes, the environment and interdependency of small businesses.
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St.
Bus Route: 43, 44
Event Contact: (509) 496-8138; lindachristine@lindachristinestudios.com

Event Description: Who Pooped in the Forest Near My Library? (Fairchild AFB) – Spokane County libraries help us learn about exciting wild animals, plants and habitats in the abundance of forests around us. We’ll begin our “Who Pooped?” adventure by listening to Kelly Clark of Exploring Families read the story “Who Pooped in the Northwoods?” written by Gary D. Robson. In a zoo, there are signs that tell you what animal to look for in the cage, such as beaver or moose. In the forest, animals don’t stand in front of a sign. However, they do leave clues in the form of scat. Learn more about identifying animals by what they leave behind! For kids in grades K-5. Requires military ID and base privileges to attend.
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Fairchild Air Force Base, Highway 2, Fairchild AFB
Bus Route: 61
Event Contact: (509) 444-5385


Sunday 2/22


Event Description: Jack London and The Call of the Wild (Cheney Library) – What was the inspiration behind this book and Jack London’s life in the Yukon? Dr. Donna Campbell, Associate Professor of English at WSU, will present information on this classic American novel, talk about where London got his ideas, show pictures and answer questions about the book or London’s life. Campbell is on the advisory board of the Jack London Society and has published several works on Jack London.
Location: Cheney Library, 610 First St.
Bus Route: 66, 165
Event Contact: (509) 893-8280

Event Description: Snowshoeing for Beginners (Moran Prairie) – A local snowshoeing expert and enthusiast shares everything you need to know to start snowshoeing on the right foot, including necessary equipment, how to pack, and where to go locally.
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal Street
Bus Route: 45
Event Contact: (509) 893-8340


Monday 2/23


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: 45
Event Contact: (509) 893-8350; jbaker@scld.org


Tuesday 2/24


Event Description: Totally Tubular Tuesdays – Feb. 24: Who Framed Roger Rabbit; Mar. 3: High Fidelity.
Cost: $2.50, free with $10 pre-show purchase at Bon Bon
Time:
Location: Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave.
Bus Route: 24
Event Contact: (509) 327-1050; http://garlandtheater.com/

Event Description: “Understanding Medicare/Medicaid, Long Term Care and Social Security” – The Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation invites you to a free one-hour seminar designed to help you plan your legacy, entitled “Understanding Medicare/Medicaid, Long Term Care and Social Security.” Demystify your options and address questions you have for yourself or a loved one. Seminars will be held Feb. 24, noon and 4 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Gateway Building, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive; and Feb. 25, noon and 4 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair Student Center, 1810 N. Greene St. Make reservations at (509) 434-5123.
Time: Noon and 4 p.m.
Location: Spokane Falls Community College, Gateway Building, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive
Bus Route: 20
Event Contact: (509) 434-5123; foundation@ccs.spokane.edu

Event Description: “Combating Racism: From Ferguson to the Voting Booth to the Border” – Tim Wise, one of the nation’s most prominent anti-racist essayists and educators, will speak on race relations around the U.S., and highlight the Race and Culture Studies major at Eastern. Wise is the author of a number of books addressing race and culture including White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. The event is being sponsored by the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Work, American Indian Studies, Chicano Education Program, Africana Education, the President’s Advisory Committee on Diversity, the Provost’s Office, Communications Studies, School of Social Work, Sociology/Justice Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies.
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Eastern Washington University, Showalter Auditorium, 322 Fifth Ave
Bus Route: 66
Event Contact: (509) 359-6200; cvines@ewu.edu

Event Description: Art Club (Spokane Valley) – You bring the creativity; supplies provided to make your artistic masterpiece. (We sometimes get messy, so feel free to bring a smock). Held fourth Tuesday of the month for all ages; children age six and younger should be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Location: Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave, Spokane Valley
Bus Route: 96, 98
Event Contact: (509) 893-8400; recpetion@scld.org

Event Description: Learn to Comic Book Workshop II – Most comics feature human beings, and even if an artist chooses to distort these figures, having a basic understanding of anatomy helps you to better draw and create comics. Almost all stories take place in environments, and characters will need to interact with objects. This class will cover tricks on how to handle anatomy and perspective that can help make these daunting tasks less challenging, and even fun to draw. This workshop is designed for ages 14-18; registration required.
Time: 5-6:30 p.m.
Location: Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 45
Event Contact: (509) 838-0206; janelle@auntiesbooks.com

Event Description: Propagation from Seeds and Cuttings – Master Gardener Steve Nokes will teach easy ways to propagate seeds with or without a greenhouse. Also learn how to propagate plants using cuttings.
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave.
Bus Route: 20
Event Contact: (509) 444-5390

Event Description: Book Discussion: “The Call of the Wild” (Service Station and Fairchild AFB) – Read the book and gather with fellow book lovers to interact with the text more deeply through discussion. Military ID and base privileges required to attend event on base.
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Service Station, 9315 N. Nevada St./Fairchild Air Force Base, Highway 2, Fairchild AFB
Bus Route: 28/61
Event Contact: reception@scld.org

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