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Community Calendar
6/27/2013 12:23:39 PM

COMMUNITY

July 4 | Independence Day

July 4 | Fourth of July parade at Liberty Lake Noon, An annual parade is staged by local volunteers in the Alpine Shores neighborhood. Parade line up begins at 11 a.m. Games and other festivities will take place afterward at Alpine Shores Park. 

July 4 | Fourth of July fireworks dusk, Liberty Lake. The community-funded fireworks show launches from a floating dock on the lake and can be seen from Pavillion Park. 

Contributions to the Liberty Lake Fireworks fund can be mailed to P.O. Box 430, Liberty Lake, WA 99019.

July 6 | Newman Lake Fire Auxiliary fundraiser 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Exxon station, Trent and Starr Road. The volunteer fire department, SCOPE and Newman Lake Auxiliary will hold the annual hot dog and 2013 T-shirt sale. Proceeds benefit Newman Lake Fire District #13. 

Firefighters will also be collecting donations for the families of the West Texas firefighters killed in an April explosion. For more: 226-0744 or newmanlakewa.com

July 8 | "Liberty Lake Through Colored Post Cards" Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. This display was organized by the Liberty Lake Historical Society, sponsored by Greenstone and designed and printed by Mountain Dog Sign Company. It will be on hand at the library through August and then will be permanently installed at the Meadowwood Technology Campus in the fall.

July 11 | Lego Mania 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission. Original projects by kids and adults can be brought to the library until June 29. Voting by patrons will take place July 1-10. Prizes will be awarded in three separate groups: 4-6 years old, 7-11 and 12 and up. For more: 232-2510

July 13 | Library 10th Anniversary Celebration 1 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Come for the unveiling of the Library Foundation mural "Community Spirit," announcement of the next Foundation project and remarks from library officials. Refreshments will be served. For more: 232-2510

July 19-20 | Relay for Life of Liberty Lake 6 p.m. (Fri.) to 9 a.m. (Sat.), Meadowwood Technology Campus. In addition to entertainment and activities for all ages, the night features a survivor reception and luminaria ceremony. The public is invited to come celebrate survivors, remember those no longer with us and fight back against cancer. For more: relayforlife.org/libertylakewa

July 19-20 | Festivale Italiano Bocce and ice cream social at 6 p.m. Friday at Rocky Hill Park followed by a showing of Disney's "Pinnochio" at dusk. The 6th annual festival will continues Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Liberty Lake Farmers Market. 

July 21 | Worship in the amphitheater 11 a.m., Pavillion Park. The public is invited to an outdoor worship service with the Lakeside Church worship team and staff. After the one-hour service, a picnic and family activities are planned. For more: 210-9779 or lakesidechurch.cc 

July 26 | Friday Night Car Show & Street Dance 6 to 9 p.m., downtown Liberty Lake. The free event is open to all classic or collectible vehicles, and "People's Choice Awards" will be announced at 9 p.m. in the street dance area. For more: libertylakewa.gov

July 27 | Liberty Lake Days 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pavillion Park. Hosted by the city of Liberty Lake, this event is free and features carnival games, contests, a car show and vendor booths. A parking shuttle will run from Liberty Lake Elementary School. For more:  libertylakewa.gov

Recurring

CV Class of 1958 Reunion The Central Valley Class of 1958 is planning a reunion for August 17 along with a picnic on August 18. If you are a graduate or know someone who might need information, please call 255-6803 or 924-0099 or email jbboard58@q.com. 
Friends of the Liberty Lake Municipal Library 4 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month, Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. The group will have books for sale at the Liberty Lake Farmers Market on July 13 and Aug. 3.

Kiwanis Club of Liberty Lake 6:45 a.m. Wednesdays, Liberty Lake City Hall, 22510 E. Country Vista Drive. For more: www.libertylakekiwanis.org

Liberty Lake Centennial Rotary Club Noon Thursdays, Meadowwood Technology Campus Liberty Room, 2100 N. Molter Road.

Liberty Lake Farmers Market Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. The market runs through mid-October. For more: llfarmersmarket.com

Liberty Lake Lions Club Noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, Barlow's Restaurant, 1400 N. Meadowwood Lane. For more: 927-2193 or cheshierll@aol.com

Liberty Lake Merchants Association 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Liberty Lake Portal, 23403 E. Mission Ave., Suite 120. Open to business professionals interested in promoting business in the Liberty Lake and Spokane Valley areas. Networking begins at 6:45 a.m.  

Liberty Lake Municipal Library 23123 E. Mission Avenue. 10:15 a.m. Fridays, baby lapsit story time; 11 a.m. Friday, toddler/preschool story time and songs; 1 p.m. Fridays, story time and crafts for preschoolers; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Knitting Club; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, computer classes; 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, anime club; 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, toddler/preschool story time. For more: 232-2510

Liberty Lake Toastmasters 5:45 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District building, 22510 E. Mission Ave. For more: 208-765-8657

Senior Lunch programs 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, Talon Hills Senior Complex, 24950 E. Hawkstone Loop. Seniors age 60 and older invited; recommended donation $3.50.

Spokane Valley Writer's Group 6:15 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of every month, Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. This supportive critique group welcomes adult writers. For more: 570-4440

MUSIC & THE ARTS

July 4 | 6 Foot Swing and Tuxedo Junction  5 p.m., Pavillion Park, Liberty Lake. This free concert kicks of the Friends of Pavillion Park summer concert series. For more: pavillionpark.org

July 12 | The JACC presents Olivia Brownlee 7:30 p.m., The Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. Liberty Lake native Olivia Brownlee will bring her quirky, folksy compositions in concert. Cost is $20 per ticket which includes a hot dog and a bag of chips. For more: thejacklincenter.org

July 26-28 | "Big Bad"  7 p.m. (all days) and 4 p.m. (Saturday), Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave. This wickedly funny play chronicles the trial of the Big Bad Wolf for crimes committed against several well-known fairy tale characters. The audience is the jury and decides the fate of the wolf, with a different ending for each possible verdict. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and youth ages six to 12; and free for children five and under. For tickets and more: libertylaketheatre.com

Recurring

Liberty Lake Art Society Third Wednesday of the month, various times and locations. Create, learn and explore new art avenues, as well as display, sell and network your art. No jurying board, no bylaws, no pressure. Work on projects to benefit Liberty Lake and surround communities. Dues are $10 per year, and you do not need to be a local resident to join. For more: 255-9600

CIVIC & BUSINESS

July 12 | Women Executives of Liberty Lake (WELL) meeting 12:45 to 2 p.m., Rocky Hill Park.  Bring a sack lunch and business cards to socialize with other members. Children are welcome. For more: womenexecutivesoflibertylake.com
 womenexecutivesoflibertylake.com

July 19 | Greater Spokane Valley Chamber Business Connections Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., MedStar Hangar at Felts Field, 6105 E. Rutter Ave. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., program begins at noon. Cost is $30 for members and guests, $40 for non-members. For more:  spokanevalleychamber.org

July 22-26 | Donation drive for Second Harvest Lakeside Vision, 22106 E. Country Vista Dr., suite A. Donate snacks for Second Harvest and be entered in a drawing for a pair of Oakleys. For more: 927-2020 or lakesidevisionlibertylake.net

Recurring

Central Valley School board meeting 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, CVSD administration building, 19307 E. Cataldo, Spokane Valley. 

Liberty Lake City Council 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive.

- There will not be a Council meeting July 2.

Liberty Lake Municipal Library board meeting 10:30 a.m. the first Thursday of each month, 23123 E. Mission Ave.

Liberty Lake Library Foundation meeting Noon the first Wednesday of each month, 23123 E. Mission Ave.

Liberty Lake Planning Commission 4 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive.  

Liberty Lake SCOPE 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month, City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive

Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District board meeting 4 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, 22510 E. Mission Ave. 

HEALTH & RECREATION

June 29-30 | Hoopfest Downtown Spokane. Besides claiming title to the biggest 3-on-3 tournament on earth, the event is also an outdoor festival with shopping, food and interactive entertainment. For more:spokanehoopfest.net

July 8-10 | Eclipse Volleyball Camp 1 to 4 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. This camp for all skill levels focuses on basic skills and how to build a stronger overall player. Cost is $75 per player. For more: hubsportscenter.org

July 8-10, 15-17 | Basic Basketball Camp with Ryan Goodson 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. High school camp for grades 9-12 is July 8-10, while the middle school camp for grades 6-8 is July 15-17. Cost is $175. For more: hubsportscenter.org

July 13 | Liberty Lake Loop 8 a.m., Pavillion Park. The 16th annual race is a scenic course on paved roads and hills around Liberty Lake. Kids races follow the adult race. Registration fee is $15. For more:pavillionpark.org

July 14 | Valley Girl Triathlon 7:45 a.m., starting line near Outlet Drive. Registrations are sold out for this women-only sprint distance triathlon. But spectators are welcome to observe the race which includes a 1/3-mile swim, 12-mile bike ride and 3-mile run around the community. For more: valleygirltri.com

July 21 | Newman Lake 25K Run 6:30 a.m., public fishing/boat launch area, Newman Lake. Promoted as one of the oldest races in the Pacific Northwest, the scenic route winds itself around the lake and concludes with a pancake breakfast. Registration due by July 13. For more: active.com

July 22-23 | Showcase Basketball clinic 9 a.m. to noon, HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. For boys and girls ages 7 to 17, participants will be put through various NBA style drills and skill work. Cost is $100. For more: hubsportscenter.org

July 22-24 | Kids Fun and Fitness Camp 12:30 to 2 p.m., Rocky Hill Park. This event is free, and kids are asked to wear athletic clothes and shoes. To RSVP or for more: 927-1222 or jeremi@udistrictpt.com

Recurring

HUB Sports Center 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Various classes, activities and events occur throughout the week including:

Pickleball drop-in:12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Mon. through Thurs.; 6 to 8 p.m. Sun. and Wed., $2/seniors ($4/non-seniors)

Basketball open gym: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesdays, $4/person

Badminton open gym: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, $5/person

Liberty Lake Ladies 9-Hole Golf Club 9 a.m. on Thursdays, Liberty Lake Golf Course, 24403 E. Sprague Ave. For more: 255-9498

Liberty Lake Running Club 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Runners or walkers are invited to gather with others for a 3-mile route. For more: 954-9806 or kathyawhybrew@msn.com 

June 27, True Legends Grill, wear basketball socks and bands for a Hoopfest-themed run 
 
July 4, Alpine Shores, walk in the July 4th parade (no 6 p.m. run)

July 18, True Legends Grill, run with the Spokane Shock team 
 
 July 25, True Legends Grill

Liberty Lake Community Tennis Association Rocky Hill Park. The group offers adult evening clinics 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, kids clinics 9 and 10 a.m. Saturdays, and a ladies day 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Clinics will run through Aug. 31. For more: 255-9293 or larrywest1@live.com

Spokane Youth Sports Association Register now for fall sports including soccer, baseball, flag football, tackle football and cross country. For more: sysa.com

Trailhead Golf Lessons Trailhead Golf Course, 1102 N. Liberty Lake Road. Programs are available for youth and adults. For more: 928-3484 or libertylakewa.gov/golf

Trailhead Ladies 9-Hole Golf Club  9 a.m. on Wednesdays, Trailhead Golf Course, 1102 N. Liberty Lake Road. Club meeting 8 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month. For more: 939-5119


Play in the ParkFree upcoming events in Liberty Lake's parks:
July 3, dusk at Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Up" (PG)
By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America, and a young wilderness explorer named Russell inadvertently comes along on the adventure.

July 4, 6 p.m. at Pavillion Park: 6 Foot Swing and Tuxedo Junction 
Spokane-based 6 Foot Swing plays 1920s to 1940s swing, jazz and jump blues, while Tuxedo Junction will bring its Big Band sound to Liberty Lake for Independence Day.

July 5, dusk at Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (PG-13)
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

July 19, dusk at Rocky Hill Park: Free movie showing of "Pinocchio"
A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

July 20, dusk at Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Tangled" (PG)
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world - and who she really is - for the first time. Word to her mother. 

July 26, dusk at Half Moon Park: Free movie showing of "Hugo" (PG)
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

July 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Pavillion Park: Liberty Lake Days 
This free event features good old-fashioned fun in the park with carnival games, contests, a car show and vendor booths.


All calendar listings were provided to or gathered by Splash staff. If you would like your event considered for the community calendar, please submit information by the 15th of the month to calendar@libertylakesplash.com.

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