Community Events Sun. 3/1 – Tues. 3/3

Sunday 3/1


Event Description: Baby Fair 2015 – 18th annual event. Celebrating everything from bellies to babies. The fair will educate and entertain you with resources, seminars, shopping, free samples, contests, prizes and more. Great event for expecting parents, families with infants and/or toddlers, grandparents, caregivers and anyone involved with raising a child. **$5/general, free/age 12 and younger**
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Bus Route: 25, 26, 28
Event Contact: (509) 242-2500; MikeRuiz@clearchannel.com

Event Description: Sled Dog Racing/Mushing – Members of Inland Empire Dog Sled Association provide an overview of sled dog racing – both in the past and in the present day, and talk about their personal experiences with the sport.
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley
Bus Route: 96, 98
Event Contact: (509) 893-8400; reception@scld.org

Event Description: Who Pooped in the Forest Near My Library? – BootSlam presented by Spokane Poetry Slam is competitive performance poetry, open to competitors of all skill levels. Poets have three minutes per round to present their original work, which is judged by five audience members chosen at random. The poet with the highest cumulative score after two rounds wins the $50 prize. Spokane Poetry Slam does not censor for content. Sign-ups at 7 p.m., slam at 7:30 p.m. **$5/to compete and suggested audience donation**
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Boots Bakery, 24 W. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 25, 26, 28, 90, 174
Event Contact: (509) 703-7223; spokanepoetryslam@gmail.com


Monday 3/2


Event Description: Lego Club – Keep your engineering and problem solving skills flowing, and your imagination stimulated, with an abundance of Lego bricks. First Monday of the month, 4-5 p.m., October through May. All ages are welcome. Children age six and younger should be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 25
Event Contact: (509) 893-8350; jbaker@scld.org

Event Description: Russian Community Forum on Childhood Immunization – If you have questions about childhood vaccines come let the experts answer. Childcare provided. A gift card for the first 30 participants. Visit www.withinreachwa.org for more information.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Northeast Community Center , 4001 N. Cook St.
Bus Route: 27
Event Contact: 


Tuesday 3/3


Event Description: Totally Tubular Tuesday – Mar. 3: High Fidelity. *$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

Event Description: Learn How to Comic Workshop III – In this class, various inking and color processes will be discussed and exhibited. Students will be taught the pros and cons about each of these materials and methods, so that they are better able to decide what will work best for their particular story and vision. This workshop is designed for ages 14-18; registration required.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 27
Event Contact: (509) 838-0206; janelle@auntiesbooks.com

Event Description: Protect Your Credit Score Workshop – Attend this free workshop led by STCU experts and we’ll show you how a credit score is determined, how to earn and maintain a healthy credit score, and where to go for help.
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St.
Bus Route: 45
Event Contact: (509) 344-2202; alivian@stcu.org

Event Description: Russian Community Forum on Childhood Immunization – “August Rush,” in this unusual drama from 2007, Evan, an orphaned 11-year-old musical prodigy runs away to New York convinced that his ability to hear music at all times and in all places will help him locate his parents, especially his long-lost mother, a talented cellist, who thought her son had died at birth. Along the way, Evan is provided shelter by a vagrant street guitarist, Maxwell “Wizard” Wallace, ably portrayed by the Robin Williams. Williams teaches homeless children to play music and employs them as street performers. The title of the film derives from the stage name assigned Evan by Wizard, when Wizard starts getting club gigs for the prodigious young guitarist. The film, directed by Kirsten Sheridan (In America, Patterns) received an Academy Award nomination for best song (“Raise It Up”), and features music ranging from Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E Minor, along with works by Van Morrison, Mark Mancina and Billie Holiday, among others. August Rush is a powerful drama whose central characters are united and a family healed by the power of music. (1 hour, 54 minutes) Rated PG.
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave.
Bus Route: 60, 61
Event Contact: (509) 363-5344

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