Community Events Wed. 2/25 – Sat. 2/28

Wednesday 2/25

Event Description: “It’s Monday, Mrs. Jolly Bones” Storytime and Craft – Mrs. Jolly Bones has a way of making any chore a lot more fun.
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave
Bus Route:
Event Contact: (509) 838-0206;

Event Description: “From Fairy Tales to “Kinky Fu©%ery:” Women, Leisure, and Fifty Shades of Grey” – Contemporary Issues in Feminist Research. Our parents read Cinderella and other fairy tales to us as children. We now read Fifty Shades of Grey. In both cases, we chatted with girlfriends about the books, characters, and love stories. The books invaded our imaginations, relationships, dreams, and… identities? Callie Spencer, PhD, and Karen Paisley, PhD, explore several “reads” of Fifty Shades, from participatory fan fiction, to a creative act akin to Marcel Duchamp’s “Fountain,” to a Southern women’s book club reading as resistance. Join them in discovering ways in which female readers continue to read and write these stories. Presented by the Women’s Studies Center.
Time: Noon-1 p.m.
Location: Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, Room 207
Bus Route: 66, 165
Event Contact: (509) 359-2898;

Event Description: 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: 4 p.m.
Location: Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 96, 98
Event Contact: (509) 893-8400;

Saturday 2/28

Event Description: Get in the Garden: Vegetable Gardening – Presented by Master Gardener Claudia Myers
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St.
Bus Route: 27
Event Contact: (509) 444-5380

Event Description: Get in the Garden: Growing Tomatoes – Documentary about the amazing nuns living and practicing in the mountains of Nangchen for since the 19th century. In 2005, Tsoknyi Rinpoche III led a small group of western students to meet these amazing women. Narrated by Richard Gere, with music by Ani Choying Drolma and Steve Tibbetts, Blessings is the story of this extraordinary journey.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive
Bus Route: 20
Event Contact: (208) 277-8437;