Community Events Wed. 3/18 – Fri. 3/20

Wednesday 3/18

Event Description: One-Stop Pre-School Shop at North Spokane Library – 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.
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: “I Don’t Want to Be a Frog Anymore” Storytime – Have you ever wanted to be someone else, but then decided it was pretty great just being yourself?
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: Women’s Club Spring Lunch and Card Party – Lunch will be followed by bridge, pinochle or the card game of your choice. To reserve a spot, call Mary Ann at (509) 466-4260 or Gina at (509) 328-4818, before March 15. $8
Time: Noon-3 p.m.
Location: St. Francis of Assisi, 4420 N. Jefferson St.
Bus Route: 24
Event Contact: (509) 325-1321

Event Description: Access IT Orientation (Spokane Valley)  – Are you a small business owner in need of hardware and software support, including one-on-one technical assistance? Informational orientation session to see if you qualify for this program.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 96
Event Contact: (509) 893-8400

Thursday 3/19

Event Description: “Imagine the World without Militaries” – Professor Van Inwegen’s Nonviolent Defense and Conflict Resolution class will display information about global military spending, alternative ways to use military funding, and highlights of countries that don’t have a military, March 18-April 2, with opening reception March 18, 4-5 p.m. and closing reception April 2, 4-5 p.m.
Time: 4 – 5 p.m.
Location: Whitworth University, HUB Multipurpose Room, 300 W. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 124
Event Contact: (509) 777-3834

Event Description: Employee Engagement (Lunch and Learn)  – According to Gallup, successfully managing the employee-customer encounter is one of the toughest challenges businesses face today. The top-performing companies know that an employee engagement strategy that is linked to bottom-line outcomes will help them win in the marketplace. Learn how to identify the performance metrics that drive accountability and strengthen communication to develop opportunities for your employees to succeed.
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Spokane Public Library – Downtown , 906 W. Main Ave.
Bus Route:
Event Contact: (509) 533-8482

Event Description: Lunch and Learn: Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle  – Observation of National Nutrition Month, this lunch and learn will provide you with nutrition education that’s easy to understand and apply to everyday life. A registered dietitian will prepare healthy and delicious dishes to try, then take the recipes home. Register at Free; bring a lunch.
Time: Noon-1 p.m.
Location: Wells Fargo Building, B1 Conference Room, 601 W. First Ave.
Bus Route:
Event Contact: (509) 242-4264

Event Description: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group  – Find comfort and strength with your peers as you learn, cope, laugh and celebrate the challenges and successes of living with MS. Family and friends are welcome, too. Meets the third Thursday of each month 12:30-2:30 p.m. beginning Oct. 16.
Time: 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Location: Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave.
Bus Route: 96
Event Contact: Carole Taylor at (509) 999-5255 or

Event Description: Pete the Cat – Ready to party? Come listen to a book starring our favorite blue cat. We will have Pete the cat activities, a fun craft and a special treat. As Pete says, “It’s all good.”
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. (South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St)
Bus Route: 27 (44)
Event Contact: (509) 444-5380 [(509) 444-5385]

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
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 25
Event Contact: (509) 893-8350

Event Description: Lego Club (Argonne) – Build with Legos at your library every month! Keep your engineering and problem solving skills flowing, hone your STEM muscles, and keep your imagination stimulated, with an abundance of Lego bricks. All ages welcome. Ages six and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road
Bus Route: 94, 173
Event Contact: (509) 893-8350

Friday 3/20

Event Description: Senior Night Dances – Live music will be provided by the band, Variety Pak, a five-piece dance band playing music from the 20-80s. $10/general, $6/students
Time: Dances held 7-10 p.m.
Location: South Side Senior Center, 2934 E. 27th Ave.
Bus Route: 44
Event Contact: (509) 535-0803

Event Description: Easter Bunny (River Park Square) – March 20-April 4. Visit with the Easter Bunny and pose for picture.
Time: Fridays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Location: River Park Square, first floor Atrium, 808 W. Main Ave
Bus Route:
Event Contact: (509) 456-3413

Event Description: Lil Bits Build – This month the Tween Craft Club will play with Little Bits, electronic modules that snap together with magnets to create sounds, lights and perform other cool functions. For 5th-8th graders.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St.
Bus Route: 94
Event Contact: (509) 444-5375