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FOR EVENTS ON CAMPUS.LIFELONG

 

This list is updated weekly with events and suggestions on what to see, hear, do, taste, and where to volunteer in the Spokane area.

July 24 - August 7

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine

All month long at The Kitchen Engine (621 W. Mallon) Price Varies.

http://www.thekitchenengine.com/joom/index.php?option=com_jevents&view=month&task=month.calendar&Itemid=4

Call for more information (509) 328-3335

 

Friday Night Swing Dig

West Coast Swing - Beyond Basics class is from 7-8 p.m. Beginner lesson from 8-8:30 p.m., followed by open dancing until 11 p.m.!

When: Friday, July 25; Where: Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave.; Cost: $7

 

Salsa Fridays

For ages 18 and older, with or without a partner. Held 7 p.m.-1 a.m.

When: Friday, July 25; Where: Satori, 122 S. Monroe St.; Cost: $5


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THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Riverfront Park Attractions

Open daily. SkyRide over the Falls and 1909 Looff Carrousel open 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tour Train open 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Pavilion attractions open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and until 8 p.m. on Fridays-Saturdays; Imax Theatre shows 11:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

http://www.spokaneriverfrontpark.com


South Perry farmer’s market at The Shop

Thursdays throughout the summer 3-7pm FREE

http://thursdaymarket.org/

Spokane Farmer’s Market

May-October 2014 at 20 W Fifth Avenue 8am-1pm FREE!

Come enjoy fresh, locally grown produce, eggs, baked goods and other products. Handmade gifts, plants starts, fresh bread wine and chocolate. Every Wednesday and Saturday until October. 

Check it out! www.spokanefamersmarket.org

 

Spokane Indians Baseball

All summer at Avista Stadium (602 N Havana St) 6:30pm. $5-$11.

Celebrate Spokane’s minor-league baseball team by attending a home game. 2014 schedule includes games vs. Boise June 23-25, Vancouver July 4-6, Tri-Cities July 8-10, Everett July 19-21; Vancouver July 27-29, Hillsboro July 30-Aug. 3; Everett Aug. 7-9, Tri-Cities Aug. 16-18; Salem-Keizer Aug. 25-29.

http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t486

 

 Coug Day at Silverwood

Spend the day at Silverwood Theme Park! Have fun in the sun with your family, friends, and fellow Cougs at Coug Day at Silverwood! Purchase a Package Ticket, which includes park entry, dinner, unlimited soda, and entry into a raffle drawing, or simply purchase discounted park entry tickets. We hope to see you there!

When: August 2; Where Silverwood Theme Park

https://secure.alumni.wsu.edu/olc/pub/WHG/event/showEventForm.jsp?form_id=175420

 

$1 Friday Fun Night At Riverfront Park

Each Friday nite from 5-8 p.m., through Aug. 29. Enjoy $1 rides on the pavillion attractions, including Enchanted Forest Mini Golf and the Carrousel. Offer excludes SkyRide Over the Falls and Tour Train. Also, $1 hot dogs at the Pavilion Café and the Carrousel Grill.

When: Every Friday through August 29, 5-8 pm; Where: Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St.

http://www.spokaneriverfrontpark.com/

 


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MUSIC AND MORE

Browne's Addition Summer Concert Series

All concerts 6-8 p.m. Line-up includes: July 17, Daniel Mark Faller & The Working Poor (folk); July 24, Chutzpah (folk); July 31, Chris Rieser & Jay Rawley Acoustic Duo (variety); Aug. 7, Nobody Famous (rock & roll classics); Aug. 14, Sidetrack (rock); Aug. 21, Hot Club of Spokane (swing jazz); Aug. 28, Kari Marguerite and the 76th (jazz).

Where: Coeur d'Alene Park, Browne's Addition; Cost: Free

Concerts Under the Pines

16th annual event presented by The Northwest Neighborhood Association. Bring a chair, blanket and picnic. July 10, Spokane Jazz Orchestra; July 24, Nobody Famous; and Aug. 7, Men of Rhythm. Held 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Audubon Park, 3405 N. Milton Ave.

 

Garage Sale
Come into the store on Saturday, August 2 for great deals at the REI Garage Sale! Contact the store at (509) 328-9900 for more details.

When: August 2, 8 am – 2 pm; Where REI Spokane

 

Julyamsh Powwow

The largest outdoor Native American powwow in the Northwest hosting some 800 dancers and 55 drum groups hailing from tribes all across the U.S. and Canada. Booths with art, crafts, memorabilia, food and drink. Friday-Sunday, 8 a.m. to midnight, with Horse Parade contests daily. Grand Entry on Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m., along with the Art Show and Auction; and Sunday at 1 p.m.

When: July 25-27; Where: Greyhound Park and Events Center , 5100 W. Riverbend Ave., Post Falls

http://www.julyamsh.com

 

SOUTH PERRY STREET FAIR

For 15 years, the South Perry Street Fair has been a summertime tradition of local food, music and fun. A couple of days before the neighborhood celebration, a bike, wagon and stroller decorating contest is planned at Thursday’s South Perry Farmers Market (July 24, from 3 to 5 pm). All decorated “wheels” are then encouraged to join in the parade on Saturday morning (10 am). Following the festival kickoff are the usual street fair events, including local art and crafts vendors, and a dunk tank for those daring divers. The fair also boasts a great lineup of local music throughout the day, including the Marshall McLean Band, The Camaros, Prairie War and more. Whip out that face paint, pack up the kids and head out for a day of South Perry pride. Free When: Sat., July 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Where: Grant Park 1015 S. Arthur St.

 

SPOKANE POETRY SLAM SHOWCASE
Spokane Poetry Slam presents the team that's representing Spokane in the 2014 National Poetry Slam in Oakland, consisting of Chris Cook, Kurt Olson, Emily Gwinn, and Katie Schmarr, and hosted by Isaac Grambo. Content is not censored, discretion is advised. Free; donations accepted.

When: July 25, 7-9 p.m.; Where: Auntie's Bookstore 402 W. Main Ave.; Cost: Free

Uncle D's Comedy Underground

Stand-up comedy every Thursday. Sign-ups at 7 p.m.; comedy at 8 p.m. Live professional comedy every Friday and Saturday night. Dours open at 6:30 p.m.; shows start at 8 p.m.

Where: 2721 N. Market; Cost: No cover/Thursday nights; $12/Fridays and Saturdays

http://www.BluzNews.com

 

$1 Summer Movies at the Garland Theater

July 12, 15 and 17, Fight Club (R); July 19, 22 and 24, Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG); July 26, 29 and 31, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas (R); Aug. 2, 5 and 7, The Goonies (PG); Aug. 9, 12 and 14, Labyrinth (PG); Aug. 16, 19 and 21, Pulp Fiction (R); Aug. 23, 26 and 28, Dr. Strangelove (PG). Movies will show Saturdays at midnight; Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 9 p.m.

http://garlandtheater.com


$1 Summer Movies Express!

All summer at the Spokane Valley Mall Regal Cinemas (14760 E. Indiana Avenue) 10am. $1

July 1-2, Arthur Christmas and Despicable Me 2; July 8-9, Lego: The Movie and Free Birds; July 15-16, Adventures of Tintin and Rise of the Guardians; July 22-23-, Kung Fu Panda 2 and Madagascar 3; July 29-30, The Croods and Epic; Aug. 5-6, Turbo and Walking with Dinosaurs; Aug. 12-13, Mr. Peabody & Sherman and Rio 2). All shows are rated PG and both movies show each day.

 

Wine Tastings at VINO!

All summer at VINO! A Wine Shop (222 S. Washington St.) Prices and times vary.

Wines of Southern France, $10;

June 27, 3-6:30 p.m., Justin Vineyards and Winery and Landmark Vineyards, $15.

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GOOD EATS

South Perry farmer’s market at The Shop

Thursdays throughout the summer 3-7pm FREE

http://thursdaymarket.org/

Spokane Farmer’s Market

May-October 2014 at 20 W Fifth Avenue 8am-1pm FREE!

Come enjoy fresh, locally grown produce, eggs, baked goods and other products. Handmade gifts, plants starts, fresh bread wine and chocolate. Every Wednesday and Saturday until October. 

Check it out! www.spokanefamersmarket.org

 

Wine and Cheese at the Market

June 27th at Rocket Market (726 E. 43rd Ave) 7pm $20

Come enjoy some great grilling red wines and delicious sharp cheese pairings! It is a great night at the Market!


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LIFELONG LEARNING

“Expo ‘74: Forty Years Later”

“Expo ‘74: Forty Years Later,” memorabilia from Spokane’s Expo ‘74 World’s Fair and it’s incredible success exceeded expectations and left the city with a centerpiece of an already amazing parks system in Riverfront Park, through August. Hours are Tuesdays, 1-8 p.m., Wednesdays, Fridays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Spokane Public Library - Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave., Spokane, WA

http://www.spokanelibrary.org/

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DOING GOOD

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.
http://www.habitat-spokane.com/

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.
http://www.hospiceofspokane.org/

SPOKANIMAL C.A.R.E.
You can help us help the animals through: Blankets, towels. Fundraising projects. Adopt or Foster a pet. Tell your friends!
http://www.spokanimal.org/

2ND HARVEST
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 dclemens@2-harvest.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


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