Community Events Sat. 3/14 – Tues. 3/16

Saturday 3/14


Event Description: Moving and Grooving Fair – Free screenings and massages, testing of glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, etc. Information booths on home care, retirement living, legal services, health insurance, healthcare, real estate, finances, funeral arrangements, moving help, interactive energy savings and more. **Free admission; lunch available for purchase**
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave.
Bus Route: 24
Event Contact: (509) 327-1584

Event Description: Bloomsday Training Clinic – Saturdays, Mar. 14-Apr. 25, 8:30 a.m. Get ready to walk, run or jog Bloomsday™ with free Providence/Group Health training clinics. Meet new people, or bring your friends to train safely and progress at your own speed. Each clinic features expert information, a warm-up routine and a training course especially designed to maximize your preparation (routes start at one mile and increase one mile per week). Register online or any week at the clinic.
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Spokane Falls Community College, College Gymnasium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive,
Bus Route: 20
Event Contact: (509) 474-3081

Event Description: Family Construction Zone (Cheney) – Kids ages 1-8 (and their grown-ups) can drop in during program hours to build away with several stations of block activities designed to foster engagement with math, science, engineering and creativity.
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney
Bus Route: 66,165
Event Contact: (509) 893-8280

Event Description: 37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade  – Presented by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. The parade route has changed, visit http://www.friendlysonsofstpatrick.com/map.asp. Starts on Washington Street from Spokane Arena, to Main Avenue, then Stevens Street to Spokane Falls Blvd. to Howard Street, then Main Avenue to Wall Street to Spokane Falls Blvd. to Post Street through Spokane Falls Blvd.
Time: Noon
Location: Downtown Spokane
Bus Route:
Event Contact: (509) 880-2785

Event Description: St. Patrick’s Day Storytime  – Stop in for some stories and treats.
Time: Noon
Location: Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave.,
Bus Route:
Event Contact: (509) 838-0206


Sunday 3/15


Event Description: Gluten-Free Vegan Baking Demo – Alison Collins, owner of Boots Bakery and Lounge, will be demonstrating how to make delectable vegan and gluten-free baked goods. Samples provided. Everyone is welcome but please only bring food that is free from animal products. Please bring: a plant-based dish, your own plate and eating utensils, and a list of ingredients to place next to your dish. Childcare is available for $5 per child.
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Woman’s Club of Spokane, 1428 W. Ninth Ave.
Bus Route: 43
Event Contact: (509) 607-0409


 Monday 3/16


Event Description: Libraries are Transforming Communities (North Spokane) – Think about your community. What aspirations do you have for it? What are the challenges for reaching those aspirations? What changes need to happen first? The library is hoping to find answers to those questions, and would like your help. Come participate in a community conversations. RSVP by phone or online at www.scld.org.
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 25
Event Contact: (509) 893-8350

Event Description: Beaded Earrings – Beaded earrings are lovely and versatile: you can make them casual or dressy – plus they’re fun to make. Join librarian Chris Kopple as she shows you how to bead beautiful earrings. Class is limited to 10 people, so call (509) 444-5385 to register.
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St
Bus Route: 44
Event Contact: (509) 444-5385

Event Description: Spokane Poetry Slam – Spokane Poetry Slam is competitive performance poetry. Poets have three minutes to present their original work without costumes, props or musical accompaniment. (Audience judges chosen at random score the poem and the highest cumulative score after two rounds of poetry wins the $50 grand prize. This is loud and raucous, and audience participation is highly encouraged. Content is not censored. Held the third Monday of the month at 8 p.m. *$5 to compete or audience member*
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: The Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave.
Bus Route: 26, 28, 29
Event Contact: (208) 340-2750


 Tuesday 3/16


Event Description: One Stop Preschool Shop – March 17-18. Several local preschools will gather at the library during our Play and Learn Storytimes to answer your questions and talk about their services. We will enjoy our usual stories and songs, and then you can research your options and learn more about resources like Early Achievers and Child Care Aware while your kids are entertained by engaging Play and Learn activities. Daily from 11 a.m.-noon.
Time: Daily from 11 a.m.-noon.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 25
Event Contact: (509) 893-8350

Event Description: Medicare Workshop – Get advice on Medicare provided by Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisors, a service of the Washington State Office of Insurance Commissioners. Bring your medications or list with your dosages and Medicare Card or Other Insurance Cards. Every third Tuesday of the month from 1-4 p.m.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington, 1222 N. Post St.
Bus Route: 22, 24
Event Contact: (509) 458-2509

Event Description: Tween Club at North Spokane – Just for tweens in grades 4 and up. Join us every month as we have some snacks, make things, play games, and more! Mar. 17: Leprechaun Trap! Think you’re trickier than a leprechaun? Construct a leprechaun trap using recyclable container and craft supplies. Then test your trap and see if your invention will get the leprechaun to give up his gold.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 25
Event Contact: (509) 893-8350

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