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Calendar of events
1/30/2013 2:08:58 PM

Feb. 8 | Van Gogh and Merlot painting event
6:30 p.m., Twisp Café and Coffee House, 23505 E. Appleway. Instruction, supplies, appetizers and one glass of wine are all included for $45 in this fundraiser for Friends of Liberty Lake Library. Sign up at Twisp, or for more info: 474-9146

Feb. 20 | Liberty Lake Relay for Life Kick Off Party 5 to 7 p.m., Twisp Café, 23505 E. Appleway Ave. The public is invited to learn more about what it takes to form a team and be a part of this fundraising event. For more:

Feb. 28 | Budgeting 101 workshop 5 to 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Learn the importance of financial goals, discover the steps to a successful spending plan and then set your goals in action.  A free light dinner will be provided at 5 p.m. with the free workshop immediately following. To register or for more: 344-2202 or

March 2 | "Evening in Paris" Father Daughter Dance 7 to 9 p.m., CenterPlace at Mirabeau Point, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Save the date for this 8th annual event sponsored by the Liberty Lake Kiwanis and K-Kids. Tickets are $20 per person if purchased by Feb. 25 (or $25 after that date). For more:

Friends of the Liberty Lake Municipal Library 6 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month, 23123 E. Mission Ave.


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

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

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

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; 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 at the Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District building, 22510 E. Mission Ave. For more: 208-765-8657

Senior Lunch programs 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Liberty Lake City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive, and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Talon Hills Senior Complex, 24950 E. Hawkstone Loop. Seniors age 60 and older invited; recommended donation $3.50.

Now through March 15 | Spokane Valley Camera Club photography exhibit
Center Place, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. On display Monday through Friday in the reception area, the free exhibit is a collection of color and monochrome photographs from members of the club. For more: 924-9754

Feb. 22 | Custer's Grass Band concert 7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. This Spokane-based bluegrass band features Liberty Lake resident Bob Asbury. Cost is $20 (or $15 for students). For more: 208-457-8950 or

Feb. 9 | 12th Annual Eastern Washington/North Idaho Regional Lakes Conference
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spokane Community College Lair - Student Union Building, 1810 N. Greene Street, Spokane. RSVP by January 31. To RSVP or for more: or 922-5443, ext. 230

Feb. 15 | Chamber Business Connections Breakfast 6:30 a.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. Coffee & networking begins at 6:30 a.m., program 7 to 8:30 a.m. Cost is $25 for members and guests, $35 for non-members. To register or for more:

Central Valley School Board
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 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday 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  
   Special 4 p.m. meetings have been called for Feb. 27 and March 27

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 4 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, 22510 E. Mission Ave.

Feb. 17 & 24 | Cross country ski lessons 1 to 3 p.m., Trailhead Golf Course, 1102 N. Liberty Lake Road. Taught by a certified ski instructor, the lesson will cover equipment, balance, gliding, pole use and skiing time. Cost is $25 which includes equipment. To register or for more: 755-6726 or

Feb. 18 | Elite Flyers Cheer Clinic 9 a.m. to noon, HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., Liberty Lake. This cheerleading clinics for girls in kindergarten through 8th grade will emphasize the basics in motions, jumps, cheers and basic stunting. Cost is $30. For more: 927-0602

Feb. 18 | HUB February Basketball Clinic 9 a.m. to noon, HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., Liberty Lake. Ball handling, shooting skill development, sportsmanship and teamwork will be taught in this clinic offered for boys and girls in grades 1 through 6.  Cost is $30 per player and pre-registration is required. For more: or 927-0602

Feb. 23 | Special Olympics Polar Plunge 9 a.m., Liberty Lake Regional Park, 3707 S. Zephyr Road. This fundraising effort organized by law enforcement agencies is a unique opportunity for individuals and organizations support local Special Olympics athletes by collecting pledges and plunging into the frigid water of Liberty Lake. The event is free to the public, but there is a $50 fundraising minimum for participants. For more: or 299-7117

5th annual Windermere Marathon and Half Marathon
Early registration for the May 19th race that runs from Liberty Lake to Riverfront Park is available until March 31. For more:

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