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Summer Kids Calendar

Summer Kids Calendar

May 31, 6 to 9 p.m., HUB Sports Center: Dads & Dudes Night
Boys are invited to bring their fathers (uncles, grandpa or other dudes) for an evening of fun, games and giveaways at the HUB. For cost and more:

June 8, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Yard Sales
Trade in your toys for cash or simply people-watch during this 20th annual event that typically draws thousands to the community.

June 15 to Aug. 20, Liberty Lake Municipal Library: "Dig Into Reading!"
This year's summer reading program for ages preschool to 10 years old will feature a slew of activities and special summer events. For more:

June 17 to Aug. 23., Pavillion Park: CHILL summer camp
Play outdoors with friends and go on field trips to places like Triple Play and Sky High Trampoline. For cost and more:

July 3, dusk, Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Up" (Rated PG)

July 4, all day: Fourth of July festivities
A mid-day parade typically takes place in the Alpine Shores neighborhood followed by afternoon games. A concert in Pavillion Park at 5 p.m. precedes the fireworks over the lake later that evening.  

July 5, dusk, Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (PG-13)

July 13, 8 a.m., Pavillion Park: Liberty Lake Loop
The kids' races will be held at the park immediately following the 4-mile adult loop. For registration and more:

July 18, 6 p.m., Palenque Restaurant parking lot: Shock Run
Kids are invited to come run a 3-mile route along with Spokane Shock coach Andy Olsen and other Shock players. A taco buffet will be available for in the lower level of Trailhead for $7 plus tax. For more: 954-9806

July 19, dusk, Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Tangled" (PG)

July 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Lake Farmers Market: Italian Festival

July 20, dusk, Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Adventures of Tin Tin" (PG)

July 26, dusk, Half Moon Park: Free movie showing of "Hugo" (PG)

July 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pavillion Park: Liberty Lake Days 
Play carnival games, ride the inflatable waterslide and take home some cool prizes. Enjoy the classic car show that will take place the night before (July 26 from 6 to 9 p.m.) along Liberty Lake Road. For more:

July 26-28, Liberty Lake Community Theatre: "Big Bad"
This smart and wickedly funny play includes a host of characters from the fairy-tale world such as Big Bad Wolf, Evil Stepmother, Fairy Godmother, Little Red riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs. For tickets and more:

Aug. 3, dusk, Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Mamma Mia!"(PG-13)

Aug. 9, dusk, Half Moon Park: Free movie showing of "Star Trek" (PG-13)

Aug. 10, dusk, Rocky Hill Park: Free movie showing of "The Goonies" (PG)

Aug. 16, dusk, Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Bolt" (PG)

August 17, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pawpular Companions: Mutt Strut
This third annual event includes a 2.5-mile walk with your pet, an ice cream social (for people and dogs) and raffles to raise funds for local animal rescue. For more:

Aug. 23, dusk, Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (PG-13)

Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Lake Farmers Market: Pie Festival

Aug. 24, dusk, Pavillion Park: Free movie showing of "The Wizard of Oz" (G)

Aug. 25, 5 p.m., Pavillion Park: "Henry V" performed by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks
Hosted by Friends of Pavillion Park, this free event by a theatrical troupe is returning to the park for the third time. For more:

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