Family Calendar | The Spokesperson’s Review
Events are free unless otherwise stated.
Play and Learn Story Time – Open to preschoolers and their families. Available at various times and at library branches throughout the week. Visit spokanelibrary.org for more information. Until December 31, Spokane Public Library.
Teen Summer Reading BookBlitz – The Coeur d’Alene Public Library is hosting a Teen Summer Reading BookBlitz for ages 13-19. To sign up, just review four books and you’ll get the fifth for free. Punched cards available at the Coeur d’Alene Library. The grand prize winner will be selected at the end of the summer. Until August 31. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315.
Paint Camp – Summer paint camp for all ages with no experience. Learn how to create five different paintings with different techniques and tricks. Sign up at bit.ly/3S4HdTm. Monday-Friday, 12:30 p.m. Virtual. $20. (509) 714-4500.
Wonder Wednesdays – A virtual story hour with books about imagination, creativity, adventure and exploration. Visit cdalibrary.com/library-events for the Zoom link. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315.
Family Storytime in the Park – Children ages 2-5 and their families enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs and finger play to explore literacy and STEAM concepts. Wednesday 10:30 a.m. Terrace View Park, 13525 E. 24th Ave., Spokane Valley. Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Valley Mission Park, 11123 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 688-0300.
Kernel at Spark Central – Children can earn a voucher to buy fresh fruits and vegetables by participating in activities related to nutrition, gardening and exercise. Wednesday through August 24, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. (509) 279-0299.
Tie-Dye Party – Family-friendly events throughout Spokane featuring tie-dye, lawn games and more. Registration is mandatory. For more information, visit bit.ly/3z8ooaP. Thursday 4-6, 10 a.m.
Drop in and Play – Play board and card games together in a relaxing and positive environment. Open to all ages. Thursday, 12-2 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. (509) 279-0299.
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens – Play a virtual game of Dungeons and Dragons with teens in the Spokane area. All skill levels are welcome. For more information and to register, visit events.spokanelibrary.org/events. Friday, 3-5 p.m. Presented by the Spokane Public Library.
Minecraft Club – Explore architecture, engineering and art through Minecraft. Participants receive a building prompt and a brief lesson, then join a Minecraft world to build around the prompt. Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. (509) 279-0299.
Movies in the Spokane Valley Park – Free outdoor movies for the whole family. “Sing 2” playing Friday, 7 p.m. Mirabeau Meadows Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Spokane Valley. (509) 688-0300.
Science From Home – Librarian Molly presents a science experiment each week on the library’s Facebook page, facebook.com/SpokaneCountyLibraryDistrict. For children from 8 years old and their families. Saturday, 10-11 a.m. Spokane County Library District. Free. (509) 893-8200.
Drop in and RPG – Play tabletop role-playing games using cooperative problem solving. Open to adults and children from 5 years old. Every first and third Saturday, 1-3:45 p.m., Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. (509) 279-0299.
Art on the Green – 54th annual three-day event featuring 120 artists, musicians, food, wine and beer gardens. The main event is the outdoor juried art exhibition. For more information, visit artonthegreencda.com/. Friday, 10 a.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene.
Build an Electric Guitar Day Camp for Teens – Design and build your own guitar while learning CAD modeling, CNC fabrication, woodworking, and electronic tools at Gizmo. Aug. 8, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. North Idaho College, 283 N Hubbard St., Coeur d’Alene. $225.00. (208) 929-4029.
Outdoor story time – For ages 5 and under. Monday, 9:30 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315.
Scribbler’s Society Virtual Writing Club – Writers of all ages meet via Zoom to write, edit drafts, and participate in critique sessions. Email Lindsey Moore at [email protected] to register. Aug. 8, 3-4 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315.
LEGO Building Club – LEGO building club for all ages, Mondays at 3:30 p.m. Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. (509) 893-8330.