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Community Calendar of Events
8/1/2013 3:29:09 PM

COMMUNITY EVENTS
Aug. 1 | Minute to Win It 5 to 7 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Bring the entire family for games, contests, refreshments and prizes. For more: 232-2510

Aug. 3 | Summer Book Sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Friends of the Liberty Lake Library will be holding a sale of books for all ages and interests.

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 | Felting class 10:30 a.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. The library knitting club will hold a class during the month of August to learn to felt and craft a small purse or other small project. The first meeting on Aug. 3 will introduce the craft and discuss what supplies are needed and where to get them, while the rest of the month will be devoted to felting together. For more: 232-2510

Aug. 8 | Silly Poetry Night 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Local author and Children's Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt will visit the library. Kids and parents are invited to bring their own or favorite poems, silly or serious, to read aloud.  For more: 232-2510

Aug. 12-16 | VBS at Uplift Church 6 to 9 p.m., 23424 N. Swing Lane. Kids are invited for Bible Club, food, fun and outdoor adventures during God's Backyard Bible Camp. For more: 995-7718 or amyjoykells@gmail.com

Aug. 12-18 | Creation Day Camp 9 a.m. to noon, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4308 N. Harvard, Otis Orchards. Free event for ages 5 to12. Breakfast served daily plus live animals and lots of fun prizes. To RSVP or for more: 842-2355 

Aug. 17 | Mutt Strut 8 a.m., Pawpular Companions Pet Supplies, 21950 E. Country Vista Dr., Ste. 100. This third annual pledge event will consist of a 2.5-mile route around the Liberty Lake business/residential walking path, an ice cream social, store vendors, free giveways and raffle prizes. All funds raised benefit Higher Ground Animal Sanctuary. To register or for more: 927-8890 or www.pawpularcompanions.com   

Play in the Park
Free upcoming events in Liberty Lake's parks:

Aug. 3, dusk at Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Mamma Mia!" (PG-13)
The story of a bride-to-be attempting to find her real father is told using popular songs by the 1970s group ABBA.

Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m. at Rocky Hill Park: Angela Marie Project
A free concert is one of a variety of free activities hosted by the Liberty Lake Community Tennis Association and Liberty Lake Running Club that night.

Aug. 9, dusk at Half Moon Park: Free movie showing of "Star Trek" (PG-13)
James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy while Mr. Spock keeps him in check as a vengeful Romulan creates black holes to destroy planets in the Federation. 

Aug. 10, dusk at Rocky Hill Park: Free movie showing of "Goonies" (PG)
A group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map.

Aug. 13, 5 p.m. at Half Moon Park: 6th annual Criterium Bike Race
Hosted by Baddlands Cycling Club in the River District neighborhood, the night features a kids race, adult races and wood-fired pizza by Veraci Pizza.

Aug. 16, dusk at Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Bolt" (PG)
The canine star of a fictional action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from perceived danger.

Aug. 17, 7 p.m. at Pavillion Park: Robert Cray Band
Made up of a little rock, soul, jazz, blues and gospel, the Robert Cray Band will perform for audiences during the free Friends of Pavillion Park concert series.

Aug. 23, dusk at Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (PG-13)
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off school, despite what the principal thinks.

Aug. 24, dusk at Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "The Wizard of Oz" (G)
A Kansas girl is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

Aug. 25, 5 p.m. at Pavillion Park: "Henry V" presented by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks
The play is set in the early 15th century when the political situation in England is tense. King Henry IV has died and his son, the young King Henry V, has just assumed the throne.

Aug. 31, 6 p.m. at Pavillion Park: Lud Kramer Memorial Concert by Spokane Symphony
Bring a picnic dinner, blanket or chairs to enjoy a mix of classics, show tunes and patriotic marches. 
Aug. 17-18 | CV Class of 1958 Reunion
The Central Valley Class of 1958 is planning a reunion and picnic. If you are a graduate or know someone who might need information, please call 255-6803 or 924-0099 or email jbboard58@q.com  

Aug. 19-22 | VBS at Liberty Lake Church 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Church, 704 S. Garry Road. For kids entering grades 1 through 5, children will sweep through the book of Psalms and learn what it means to worship the King Most High. To register or for more: 255-6266 or www.libertylakechurch.com

Aug. 23 | Community Carnival 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Stepping Stone, 23306 E. Mission. The public is invited to a carnival featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, food and games. For more: 924-0776 or www.steppingstonelibertylake.com

Aug. 24 | Annual Pie Festival 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Lake Farmers Market, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. A pie walk and pie eating contest will be offered. For more: www.llfarmersmarket.com 

Recurring
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: www.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
Aug. 17 | Family Concert Series with Jenks 3 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley. Corey Jenks will provide a juggling and music show outdoors featuring original music, rings, clubs and dancing. For more: www.scld.org

Aug. 17-18 | Auditions for "Death By Chocolate" 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave. Roles available for men and women ages 18 and up. No preparation necessary. Performances slated for Oct. 18-26. For more: www.libertylaketheatre.com

Aug. 17 | Robert Cray Band 7 p.m., Pavillion Park, Liberty Lake. Bring your blankets and chairs to the park for a night made up of a little rock, soul, jazz, blues and gospel. For more: www.pavillionpark.org

Aug. 25 | "Henry V" by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks  5 p.m., Pavillion Park. MSIP's 41st summer season proudly present the exciting history of Henry V. For more: www.pavillinopark.org or www.shakespeareintheparks.org

Aug. 31 | Lud Kramer Memorial Concert by Spokane Symphony 6 p.m., Pavillion Park. The Friends of Pavillion Park sponsor this outdoor symphony performance over Labor Day weekend. For more: www.pavillionpark.org

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
Aug. 1 | Mission to China orientation meeting 5:30 to 7 p.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan. The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce is extending the opportunity to travel to China March 24 to April 2, 2014, for sightseeing and learning about the Chinese business system. Cost for the 10-day, 8-night trip is $2,300 per person. RSVP for the meeting to 924-4994. For more: www.spokanevalleychamber.org

Aug. 8 | Scramble Golf Tournament 11:30 a.m., MeadowWood Golf Course, Liberty Lake. Hosted by the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce, the $100 entry fee includes dinner, drink, raffle ticket and goodie bag. For registration and more: www.spokanevalleychamber.org

Aug. 9 | Women Executives of Liberty Lake (WELL) meeting 12:45 to 2 p.m., Just Chillin' Frozen Yogurt, 1322 N. Liberty Lake Road.  Enjoy the latest yogurt flavor while networking in a relaxed atmosphere. For more: www.womenexecutivesoflibertylake.com

Aug. 16 | Greater Spokane Valley Chamber Business Connections Breakfast 6:30 to 8:30 a.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan. Coffee and conversation begin at 6:30 a.m., program begins at 7 a.m. Cost is $25 for members and guests, $35 for non-members. For more: www.spokanevalleychamber.org

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.

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
Aug. 2 | Way to Well Health Tour Noon to 7 p.m., Walgreens, 1502 N. Liberty Lake Road. Three free health tests will be administered to adults age 18 and older. No health insurance needed. A free, one-year AARP membership will be given to all adults who receive tests. For more: www.walgreens.com/waytowell

Aug. 3 | Splash night with Spokane Indians 6 p.m., Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana. Join with other baseball fans for a game followed by fireworks. For tickets and more: www.spokaneindians.com

Aug. 5-9 | Advantage Basketball Camp 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. For ages 7 to 18, this camp is a well-balanced mix of practice drills and friendly fun that encouraged respect for sportsmanship, enhanced fundamental athletic abilities and a deeper understanding of teamwork and responsibility. Cost is $195 for 3-day option and $265 for 5-day option. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

Aug. 8 | LLCTA/LLRC neighborhood event 6 to 8:30 p.m., Rocky Hill Park. Liberty Lake Running Club and Liberty Lake Community Tennis Association are hosting free activities and a neighborhood concert. A 3-mile run will begin at 6 p.m., and the silent tennis clinic will begin at 6:30 p.m. Music by the Angela Marie Project will begin at 6:30 p.m. Food will be provided, and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs for the concert.

Aug. 12-14 | Isaiah Thomas Youth Skills Academy 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. NBA player Isaiah Thomas will teach basketball skills to ages 6 to 16 through fun games and NBA-style drills. Cost is $250. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

Aug. 13 | Criterium Bike Race 5 to 9 p.m., Half Moon Park, River District neighborhood. This sixth annual event is hosted by the Baddlands Cycling Club and features a kids race, adult races and wood-fired pizza by Veraci Pizza. Open to children under 12, registration for the kids race will take place at the north end of the park at 4:30 with the race beginning at 5 p.m. Adult races begin at 6 p.m. on a short, closed course. Neighborhood parking and traffic restrictions will be in place from noon until 9 p.m. For more: 255-9456

Aug. 15-17 | NBC Basketball Position Camp 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. For athletes ages 9 to 15, this camp provides specific instruction for excelling in the guard, wing or post position. Cost is $150. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

Aug. 17 | Inland Empire Martial Arts Tournament 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E.  Cataldo Ave. Admission is $5 for adults; children under 12 are free. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

Aug. 17-18 | Barefoot 3v3 Soccer Tournament & Festival Pavillion Park. Cost is $150 per team, which includes a T-shirt for each participant. Enjoy music, food, beverages and jumpy castles. For more: "Barefoot 3v3 soccer" on Facebook

Aug. 19-21 | 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: www.hubsportscenter.org

Aug. 22-24 | Red Lion Cup NAIA Volleyball Tournament 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Women's college volleyball teams challenge each other in multiple matches during the Cascade/Frontier Red Lion Challenge. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org  

Aug. 22 | Detox wrap demo 6:30 p.m., Healthy Living Liberty Lake, 2207 N. Molter Road, suite 203A. The public is invited to learn about a botanically-based formula that tightens, tones and firms wherever applied while minimizing the appearance of cellulite and skin slackening. Call to reserve a spot at this free, informative demonstration. For more: 924-6199 

Aug. 25 | Emerald City Basketball Academy Fall 2013 Tryouts 10 to 11:30 a.m. (girls) and noon to 1:30 p.m. (boys), HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. For athletes in grades 3 through 12. For more: 206-248-9730

Recurring
HUB Sports Center 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Various classes, activities and events occur throughout the week including:
Badminton open gym: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, $5/person
Basketball open gym: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesdays, $4/person
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)
Zumba classes drop-in: 10 to 11 a.m. Mon./Wed./Fri.; 6 to 7 p.m. Mon.; 9 to 10 a.m. Sat.; $3/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, True Legends Grill, 1803 N. Harvard Road. Runners or walkers are invited to gather with others for a 3-mile route. For more: 954-9806 or kathyawhybrew@msn.com 
- Aug. 8 at Rocky Hill Park

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

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

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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