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August 8, 2013



Concerts Under the Pines - 15th annual event presented by The Northwest Neighborhood Association. Bring a chair, blanket and picnic. Nobody Famous. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Audubon Park, 3405 N. Milton Ave. Free. (509) 326-4200.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Friday-Aug. 18. The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to life in this vibrant musical parable. Joseph, a boy blessed with prophetic dreams, is sold into slavery and taken to Egypt. He endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged. Musical numbers include "Any Dream Will Do," "Close Every Door" and "Go, Go, Go Joseph." Shows are Wednesdays- Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $19/adults, $17/seniors/military, $10/students. (509) 325-2507.


Free Movies in Liberty Lake - "Star Trek," rated PG-13. Movie shown at dusk at Half Moon Park, Holl Boulevard at Indiana Avenue, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.

Summer Horse and Carriage Rides - Every Friday through August, 5- 9 p.m. The rides are first come, first serve. Each guest will receive a complimentary flower from Peters and Sons Floral as they enjoy the summer sights of downtown Spokane. Sponsored by STCU. Main Avenue and Wall Street. Free.

"Hairspray" - This family-friendly musical won eight Tony Awards, including best musical. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus- size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire - to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to star. Presented by CYT (Christian Youth Theater). 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12/ online, $14/door, $11/age 12 and younger, $11/seniors. (509) 487- 6540.


South Perry Summer Outdoor Movies - "Oz the Great and Powerful," rated PG. Movie starts at dusk. The Shop, 924 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 534-1647.

Swim and a Movie - Southside - Enjoy a two-hour swim, visit the concessions stand, and enjoy a family-friendly movie played on a huge blow-up screen. Gates open at 6 p.m., movie starts at dusk. This week's film is "Escape from Planet Earth," rated PG. Southside Aquatics Center, 3724 E. 61st Ave. $4/general, $3/seniors, $2/ages 3- 5, free/age two and younger. (509) 448-5090.

Spokane County Fire District 9 Open Houses - Come for a tour of the station and meet your firefighters. Get important fire safety information, take a picture in a fire truck and say hello to Smokey Bear. 1-3 p.m., Station 99, 9105 N. Whitehouse St. Free. (509) 466- 4602.

Free Movies in Liberty Lake - "The Goonies," rated PG. Movie shown at dusk at Rocky Hill Park, Mission Avenue at Winrock Street, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.

"Hairspray" - Shows at 3 and 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12/online $14/door, $11/age 12 and younger, $11/ seniors. (509) 487-6540.

"Happy Tooth & Sad Tooth" story time - Spokane Valley endodontist Blake McKinley Jr. will read his book covering the importance of brushing teeth, flossing and eating healthy food, followed by a book signing. 11 a.m. Auntie's Bookstore, children's section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

"Chick 'n' Pug Meet the Dude" - He's taller than the Chrysler Building. He drools more than a teething baby sucking on a piece of Jell-O. Dog people will recognize him as a Great Dane. Chick and Pug know him only as The Dude. Join in to see what happens next. Treats follow 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.


Make it at the Library - Fairfield - Build, craft and create each month this summer. 2 p.m. Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.

Anime - North Spokane - Watch some fun movies, eat snacks and hang out. For sixth-graders and older. 3:30 p.m. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.


Outdoor Movies at Riverfront Park - "The Avengers," rated PG-13. The evening also features circus performers, movie trivia and tasty food trucks beginning at dusk. Bring blankets and warm clothes for a comfortable evening. The event is dog friendly. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. Pre-movie seating is $5 starting at 7 p.m. (206) 819- 1346.

Numbers and Counting Preschool Story Time - One book, two books, red book, blue book. Let's read some books to stretch our math muscles. 10:30 a.m. Auntie's Bookstore, Children's Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Make it at the Library - Otis Orchards - Build, craft and create each month this summer. 2 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.

"Ruff! and the Wonderfully Amazing Busy Day" - What Ruff wants most is to make some friends. He accidently digs up the house of a little gray mouse. While helping him make a new home, Ruff makes a new friend. Treats afterward. 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

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