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

March 2015


SEE

THE BLUE DOOR THEATRE

The Month of March

815 W Garland Avenue Spokane, WA 99205

Don’t miss out on this great Spokane Improv Group! This month at the Blue Door Theatre there’s a new lineup sure to thrill!

Friday, March 27.2015, 10:00pm: “Crime Show After Dark”, $7.00

Every Friday, 8:00 pm: “Crime Show”, $7.00, (w/ student ID)

Every Saturday, 9:00 pm: “Safari: A Wild Improvised Adventure”, $7.00

First Friday of every month, 10:00pm: “Improv Lab”

Phone: 509.747.7045

 

NORTHWEST MUSEUM OF ARTS AND CULTURE

Ongoing until January 31, 2016; Wednedays-Sundays 10:00am-5:00pm; $10.00

2316 W. First Ave. Spokane, WA

“100 Stories –A Centennial Exhibition” in order to know our future, we must understand our past. The exhibit “looks forward as much as it looks back” into the region’s past, present and future. This exhibit will demonstrate the MAC’s role in maintaining, preserving and interpreting the region through themes of the American West. Throughout its two-year run. Special programming will amplify 100 Stories. Art and traditional craft demonstrations, living history programs, film, lectures and symposia are among the program considerations, Feb. 22-Jan. 31, 2016. Hours are Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tel# 509.363.5344

 

SPOKANE VALLEY HERITAGE MUSEUM

Wednesdays—Fridays 11:00am-4:00pm, Saturday 11:00am-5:00pm;  $6.00

12114 E. Sprague Ave. Spokane Valley, WA

“American Civil War,” commemorating the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War is open. The Civil War divided the United States in two, left more than 750,000 dead and resulted in the release of four million people from bondage. Passing over the traditional chronological approach, the exhibition is arranged by themes such as, “Weapons & Warfare,” “Lincoln Family Life,” “State of Medical Care” and much more. Two local Civil War vets who homesteaded in Greenacres are also profiled.

 

Also: “The Colors of Patriotism,” honoring veterans of WWII.
Also: “All Aboard,” explore how railroads contributed to the growth of the Spokane Valley.

Hours are Wednesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Web: http://www.valleyheritagecenter.org/

Tel# 509.922.4570

 

BELLY DANCING

Friday Nights, 5:00pm

Red Dragon Downtown, 1406 W. Third Ave. Spokane, WA

Enjoy dinner and a show every Friday night at the Red Dragon Downtown!

Tel# 509.838.6688

 

LIVE COMEDY

Friday Nights, 8:00pm

Red Dragon Downtown, 1406 W. Third Ave. Spokane, WA

Enjoy dinner and laugh out loud every Friday night at the Red Dragon Downtown!

Tel# 509.838.6688

 

CLUE THE MUSICAL

March 20-april 12, 2015, 7:30pm $27.00

Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. Spokane, WA

A musical mystery based on the board game. There has been a murder and you help solve the crime. Follow the clues with six quirky characters, famous murder weapons, and the familiar rooms of Boddy Manor.

Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Tel# 509.325.2507


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HEAR

LIVE COMEDY

Friday Nights, 8:00pm

Red Dragon Downtown, 1406 W. Third Ave. Spokane, WA

Enjoy dinner and laugh out loud every Friday night at the Red Dragon Downtown!

 

CLUE THE MUSICAL

March 20-april 12, 2015, 7:30pm $27.00

Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. Spokane, WA

A musical mystery based on the board game. There has been a murder and you help solve the crime. Follow the clues with six quirky characters, famous murder weapons, and the familiar rooms of Boddy Manor.

Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Tel# 509.325.2507

                              

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DO

THE BLUE DOOR THEATRE

815 W Garland Avenue Spokane, WA 99205

Try your hand at improv!

First Friday of every Month, 10:00pm: Improv Lab; “Watch us try new stuff then join us on stage!”

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 7:00pm—9:00pm: Adult Improv Classes. $25

Tel# 509.747.7045

REI, SCHWEITZER: GET THE GIRLS OUT!

Saturday, March 14, 2014, 8:00am—5:00pm; $25 per person

Schweitzer Mountain Resort; 10,000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd. Sandpoint, ID 83864

Get the Girls Out comes to Schweitzer! A national campaign to unite women as they support, challenge, mentor and inspire each other in the outdoor sports world. These events cultivate communities for women to have fun and connect with friends - new and old. 'Get the Girls Out!' also creates opportunities for women to share & inspire and ensures younger generations have the opportunity to storm mountains & develop the life skills necessary to succeed on the mountains and in life! The day's events include: - Group free-ski on the mountain - Tour and history of the mountain by a Mountain Host - Transceiver demonstration by Ski Patrol - Fun activities: Tutu Making Tutorial Pole Flair, and a scavenger hunt - Guided snow-shoe hike for non-riders; $25 ea. includes snowshoes & 1 ride on quad - A sweet raffle at the end of the day with all proceeds going to SheJumps - Prizes for best dressed and the scavenger hunt.

RSVP on Facebook or to McKenzie Temple, mckenzie@shejumps.org or Anna Twohig, aftwohig@gmail.com, 509-999-6323

 

YOGA FOR OUTDOOR FITNESS

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 7:00pm—8:00pm;  FREE

Spokane REI, 1125 North Monroe Street Spokane, WA 99201

Would you like to become a better climber, paddler, backpacker, skier, snowboarder it starts from within. Join our Yoga instructor to learn the Yoga basics and develop your balance, endurance and strength (inner and physical). This in-store class will provide you with an introduction to basic Yoga exercises and poses along with information on how to take yoga to the next level through insights into how you can incorporate Yoga into your outdoor fitness routine. Note this is not a Yoga class - we will demonstrate a select number of poses and provide examples of how you can use these examples to modify and enhance your work out. Register online here.

Tel# 509.328.9900

 

BIKE MAINTENANCE BASICS

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7:00pm—8:30pm; FREE

Spokane REI, 1125 North Monroe Street Spokane, WA 99201

Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. This class is an informative presentation that will teach you how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire in record time and make other minor adjustments to your bicycle. No experience necessary. Participants do not need to bring their bikes for this class.

Tel# 509.328.9900

 

FIT4MOM SPOKANE

Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:30pm—7:00pm; FREE

Spokane REI, 1125 North Monroe Street Spokane, WA 99201

Stroller Strides is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones. Each 60-minute, total body workout incorporates power walking, strength, toning, songs and activities. Certified fitness instructors offer a variety of fun class formats both indoors and outdoors. Participants will be required to sign liability waivers before participating in the activities. Further details will be e-mailed to registered participants a couple of days before the class.

Tel# 509.328.9900

 

ZUMBA WITH SANDY

March 2-April 16, 2015; $7/drop in, $35/any 7 classes, $63/any 14 classes

Break a sweat with Zumba! Special attention is given to protecting backs, hips, knees. Choose from three timeslots per week: Mondays, 4-5 p.m. or 5:15-6:15 p.m.; or Thursdays, 5:15-6:15 p.m. For registration or more information, call or email sandy@weissolutions.com.

Tel# 509.270.0053

 

ZUMBA FITNESS (WITH JENNA MILLER)

Every Thursday through April 9, 2015, 7:00pm

Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St. Colfax, WA

$6.00/class, $25/5 classes, $40/10 classes

Certified Zumba instructor, Jenna Miller will lead the class and invites everyone to try their first class for free. Zumba is a Latin inspired cardio workout is similar to dance aerobics but without the complicated step routines.

Tel# 509.288.9043


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TASTE

GOOD TIMES AT THE MARKET

7:00 pm, $20 (+tax)

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. Register by calling (509) 343-2253

 

Friday, March 6th: Wines of Argentina and Uruguay, with guest Jeff Peda

Friday, March 13th: Beer!—New Brews and Special Releases

Friday, March 20th: Showdown Series #3: Washington vs Chile

Tuesday, March 24th: *special event!* Rocket Market DOMA Manual Coffee Brewing Class

Friday, March 27th: *special event* Evergreen East-BUBapalooz/Double Down Hoe Down Throw Down suggested donation of $5

Tuesday, March 31st, 5pm-7pm: A Local Real Yogurt Tasting with Karyna Hamilton of Flora Yogurt Company. $8

 

FRIENDSHIP KITCHEN

Thrusdays, 4:00m—5:30pm FREE

St. George’s Parish Center, 2010 N. Lucas St. Post Falls, ID

Community meal on Thursdays.


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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.

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.

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!

SPOKANE FOLKLORE SOCIETY
A non-profit dedicated to celebrating folk arts, especially music and dance. Its site is the place to turn if you want to start or join a band, jam with other musicians, keep in touch with other dancers, or find local open mics.

SPOKANE SOCIETY OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
An innovative group that stimulates business relationships, careers, the community and the economy by connecting the next generation of leaders.

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.

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA OF SPOKANE
Volunteers help with activities such as supervising teens, contributing meals, teaching classes, decorating rooms, tending babies, helping with grocery shopping, providing holiday goodies, sorting and distributing books, or hosting special events.

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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