USE YOUR CARD!
FLASH YOUR COUGAR CARD FOR DISCOUNTS AROUND TOWN:
NECTAR TASTING ROOM: $10 Wine Walk Card!
Present your Cougar Card and this flyer.
SOULFUL SOUPS: Free piece of beer bread!
FROYO EARTH: 20% off on Tuesdays!
PULLMAN GAME BUS: Sign-up here! Only $20!
SPOKANE SYMPHONY: WSU Students are eligible for last minute deals on concerts!
DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE WSU CALENDAR OF EVENTS
FOR EVENTS ON CAMPUS.
December 5th, 7:00 pm, FREE
Baby Bar, 827 W. First Ave
A short, informal, interactive talk and Q&A. How much of our brains do we really use? How does the full moon effect human behavior? Join Mobius Director of Education Don Riefler as he busts some of the most persistent science myths floating around the popular consciousness. Come armed with your own questionable claims because he expects you to throw them his way for discussion!
THE BLUE DOOR THEATRE
Month of August
It’s a new month at the Blue Door Theatre and with that comes a new line up of shows. Don’t miss out on this great Spokane Improv Group!
Every Friday, 8:00 pm: Season’s Greetings, $7.00, (w/ student ID)
Every Saturday, 9:00 pm: Safari, $7.00
First Friday of every month: Short Stacks, 10:00 pm, $5.00
SPECIAL EVENT! Saturday, December 14th, 7:00 pm: Remix, $7
November 22, January 1, $19.75
Coeur d'Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d'Alene, ID
It is all about the magic of Christmas, entertaining kids and the kids at heart. Passengers on the cruise are greeted by friendly elves, and quickly discover that the Grinch is planning to sabotage the voyage. To every child’s delight, the cruise boat gets past the Grinch and finds Santa and his elves at the North Pole, where Santa reads each child’s name from his “nice list.” The 40-minute cruise departs nightly at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., from the North Pole Cruise Terminal at The Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops. Reservations required by phone or at www.cdalakecruises.com
FREE HORSE AND CARRIAGE RIDES
November 29-December 4, FREE
Wall Street and Main Avenue
An enchanting 15-20 ride that holds an average of eight persons with children receiving candy canes, presented by Spokane Teachers Credit Union and Downtown Spokane. Hours are Fridays, 3-8 p.m. and Saturdays-Sundays, noon-5 p.m., and Christmas eve hours are noon-3 p.m. Rides are available on a first-come, first-served basis, no reservations required.
December 5, 2013, 7:00-8:30 pm, FREE
REI, 1125 N Monroe St
Join our experienced REI staff for a class on the basics of snowshoeing. We will focus on the appropriate selection of gear as well as the basics on what you need and where to go to get started.
GO SKIING OR SNOWBOARDING!
REI, 1125 N Monroe St
Save on Schweitzer and Mt. Spokane lift tickets! Visit the Spokane REI website for more details.
RIVERSIDE STATE PARK WINTER WONDERLAND
December 12-15, 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm, $5
Riverside State Park: Bowl & Pitcher, 4427 N. Aubrey L. White Parkway, (Sponsored by: REI, 1125 N Monroe St)
Warm up to a fire or experience one of the many other activities. Visit Santa Claus. Enjoy a hay ride. Stroll across the illuminated Swinging Bridge and enjoy holiday light displays in the campgrounds and shelter. This event is a fundraiser for Riverside State Park and Riverside State Park Foundation. You can purchase hot chocolate and cookies on site.
SKIING / SNOWBOARDING BASICS
December 12, 2013, 7:00-8:30 pm, FREE
REI, 1125 N Monroe St
Join us for a skiing and snowboarding basics class. Want to become a skier or snowboarder but don't know how to get started? We'll cover the basics of appropriate equipment and clothing, discuss ways to stay warm and comfortable, help you gain an understanding of what to expect when learning to ski or snowboard, where you can take lessons and local resorts that are perfect for learners. Space is limited! Don’t forget to register!
SASQUATCH DOESN'T HIBERNATE; WHY SHOULD YOU?
January 9, 2014, 7:00-8:30 pm, FREE
REI, 1125 N Monroe St
Like to camp, but have only tried it in the warmer seasons? Make your camping season as long as Bigfoot's. Join our experienced REI winter experts to learn what you need and what to expect when camping in a winter wonderland. We will cover how to plan, how to stay warm, how to select winter-appropriate gear and what to expect when setting up camp and during your overnight stay. This winter, be as hard to find INdoors as Bigfoot is to find OUTdoors with help from REI. Space is limited! Don’t forget to register!
CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING BASICS
January 16, 2014, 7:00-8:30 pm, FREE
REI, 1125 N Monroe St
Free your heel and your mind will follow. Join REI as we share information and tips for getting into cross-country skiing. We will discuss the fundamental differences between backcountry, telemarking, and touring ski styles. In addition, we will cover proper clothing and information on where and how to get started in this fun winter activity. Space is limited! Don’t forget to register!
Please join us on Wall St. (between Main and Riverside) during First Friday for our first ever Food Truck Rally. We have six participating food trucks, music by Spokane's nationally award winning fiddle trio the Turner Sisters, our own Downtown carolers and lots of holiday cheer!
WINE AND CHEESE AT THE MARKET
7:00 pm, $20
The Rocket Market, (726 E. 43rd Ave), hosts tasting classes throughout the year each featuring a different theme. Join them to learn more about wine and the proper way to drink/pair it. They also have free Saturday drop in tastings from 4:00-7:00 pm. Register by calling (509) 343-2253
December 6th: Global Bubbly
December 13th & 14th: Small Vineyards, Spain!
December 20th & 21st: Stunning Red Blends
December 27th & 28th: Wine Spectator’s Top 100 & 90+ Point Wines
November 23 – December 23
Crescent Building, 707 W. Main Ave
The holiday store where kids can experience the joy of giving. Children ages 4-12 can find gifts ranging from 50 cents to $8 for everyone on their shopping list. Volunteer elves are on hand to help the children select and wrap their gifts, with the net proceeds going to benefit the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. Adults can shop while they wait at Vanessa’s Village, a boutique of reasonably-priced, specialty items, are perfect for stocking stuffers, gifts for family and friends or secret Santas. Hours are Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
BOOKS ARE FUN FUNDRAISER
December 2-6, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Rock Pointe East, 1313 N. Atlantic Ave
Get some Christmas shopping done early and help out local programs. Proceeds benefit foster children in the Spokane area.
COULTER FAMILY DENTISTRY TOY DRIVE
Coulter Family Dentistry, 12121 E. Broadway Ave., Building 2
Coulter Family Dentistry is holding a toy drive to benefit Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. Drop off new, unopened toys at their office.
Boys and Girls Club of Spokane County
Boys and Girls Club provides "a positive place for kids," while volunteers have the opportunity to instill in children a sense of competence, usefulness, and belonging.
Habitat for Humanity - Spokane
Ecumenical nonprofit Christian ministry dedicated to bringing the affluent and less affluent together as a community to build decent, affordable housing for all God's people in need.
Hospice of Spokane
Hospice of Spokane has served the terminally ill and their families in Spokane County since 1976. As a Hospice volunteer, you will become part of a health care team, consisting of a nurse, social worker, counselors, therapists, and chaplain. Because there are so many ways to serve, you have a choice of how you may use your skills.
You can help us help the animals through: Blankets, towels. Fundraising projects. Adopt or Foster a pet. Tell your friends!
Second Harvest is looking for community-minded individuals to be part of our “core volunteer” program. If you have dedication, resiliency (and a healthy sense of humor), please consider joining our team of core volunteers. Contact Debbie Clemens for more information at 252-6257 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women and Children’s Free Restaurant
Located in one of Washington State's poorest neighborhoods, the WCFR emphasizes the social aspects of sharing a meal and provides a safe, dignified setting for women and children. Trained volunteers serve dinners, restaurant style, at shared tables.
Union Gospel Mission
Volunteer at either the Men's Mission or Anna Ogden Hall by serving meals, organizing drives, stocking and sorting donations, adopting a family for Christmas, decorating residential rooms, planting flowers, and more. Donate food, gently used clothing, personal care items, bus tokens, or money