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March 2017 Calendar Events

Mar 1            • Ash Wednesday Silent Day of Prayer, Fr. Philip Garcia, OFM, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

Mar 2            • “Are Vaccinations Everybody’s Business,” Community Conversation, Northwest Association for Biomedical Research, O’Doherty’s Irish Grille, 525 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., 5:45 to 7:45 p.m., nwabr.org

            • Chase Youth Awards, Martin Woldson Theater, 1001 W. Sprague, 6 p.m., 822-7905

Mar 2, 16            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

Mar 3            • “New Theory of Religious Violence: From Abraham to Trump, James Wellman Lecture, Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth University, 7 p.m., 777-3270, anitalewis@whitworth.edu

Mar 4            • International Women’s Day Spokane Celebration, “Be Bold for a Change,” cultural organizer Favianna Rodriquez, 12:30 to 5 p.m., Spokane Women’s Club, 1428 W. 9th Ave., 359-2898

• Hispanic Business and Professional Association benefit for HBPA scholarships, Shriners Event Center, 7217 W. Westbow Blvd, 6 p.m., hbpaspokane@gmail.com

Mar 4-12            • Novena: Nine Days of Grace, “Companions in Reconciliation and Justice,” St. Aloysius Church, Boone and Astor, 313-5896

Mar 5            • 75th Annual Kosher Dinner, Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 747-3304, spokanetbs.org

Mar 8            • Washington State University Women’s Recognition Luncheon, “Honoring Resilient Women,” Noel Schulz speaker, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Senior Ballroom, WSU, 335-6849

            • Inland Northwest Death Penalty Abolition Group, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

            • Veterans for Peace, 35 W. Main, 6:45 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

            • “Finding Our Way: Thomas Merton, John Wu and the Christian Dialogue with Early China,” Anthony Clark Lecture, The Crow’s Nest, Hixson Union Building, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-3270, anitalewis@whitworth.edu

Mar 9            • “Justice and Our Calling: From Genesis to Revelation,” Staley Distinguished Christian Scholar Kristen Deede Johnson, Sealey Mudd Chapel, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-4345, cmcknight@whitworth.edu

            • YWCA Women Spa Night, La Rive Spa at Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Rd., Airway Heights, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., 789-9307

Mar 10            • The Fig Tree Benefit Lunch, “Beyond the News: Revealing Community,” Cataldo Hall, Gonzaga University, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 535-4112 or 535-1813, thefigtree.org

            • Winter Waters 2017, “Restoring Lake Coeur d’Alene,” Watershed Hero Award and benefit for Sierra Club’s Upper Columbia River Group and the Center for Environmental Law and Policy, Patsy Clark Mansion, 2208 W. Second Ave., 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., 939-1290, john@waterplanet.ws

Mar 10-12            • “Go, Dog. Go!” Whitworth Theatre Production, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague, 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 777-4374, kdawson@whitworth.edu

Mar 11            • “P.E.A.C.E. of Mind” workshop, St. Pius X Church, Coeur d’Alene, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 208-664-8119

      

 

 

 

Mar 14            • “Central Asia/The Wholistic Gospel,” Mission Discussion with Southeast Asian leader,  Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-3275, mpace@whitworth.edu

Mar 14, 28            • Showing Up for Racial Justice, 35 W. Main, 6:30 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

Mar 15            • The Fig Tree Benefit Breakfast, “Beyond the News: Revealing Community,” Cataldo Hall, Gonzaga University, 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., 535-4112, 535-1813 or mary@thefigtree.org

            • Coffee and Contemplation, “Heat, Light and Smoke: Speaking Truth in Love,” Charlie Finck, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 to 11:30 a.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

            • Women Lead Spokane, Sara Jordan-Bloch speaker, Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga, 702 E. DeSmet, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Mar 16            • Women’s History Month: Diversity Monologues, Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m. 777-4572, dgarcia@whitworth.edu, yazminmonetwatkins.com

Mar 17            • Bishop Jim Waggoner Jr.’s Celebration Banquet, The Lincoln Center, 5 to 8:30 p.m., RSVP at 624-3191, spokanediocese.org

Mar 18            • Ordination and Consecration of the Rt. Rev. Gretchen Rehberg, and Ordination Reception, Cathedral of St. John, 127 E. 12th Ave., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 624-3191, stjohns-cathedral.org

            • “P.E.A.C.E. of Mind” workshop, Peace Lutheran Church, Post Falls, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 208-664-8119

Mar 19            • Women in Agriculture Conference, “Power up Your Communications – Power up Your Farm!” 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., multiple locations, including Colville, Nespelem, Pasco, Pullman, Republic, Spokane, Walla Walla, Wenatchee and Yakima, Bonners Ferry and Sandpoint, 509-745-8531, womeninag.wsu.edu

Mar 20            • NAACP General Membership Meeting, Community Building, 35 W. Main, 7 p.m., spokanenaacp@gmail.com

Mar 21            • “Why Women’s and Gender Studies Matters at a Christian University,” Philip Payne Lecture, Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-4299, kheller@whitworth.edu

Mar 22            • Spokane Police Accountability and Reform Coalition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

            • Spokane Public Radio “Health Forum: Suicide,” Spokane City Council Chambers, 6:30 p.m., 328-5729, kpbx.org

Mar 23            • Spring Flannery Lecture with Patrick McCormick, Gonzaga professor of religious studies, “American Religious Violence: Examining the Beam in Our National Eye,” Hemmingson Center, 702 E. DeSmet Ave., 313-6782, gonzaga.edu/religious-studies

Mar 25            • “Priceless and Purposed,” 2017 Women’s Conference, Southside Christian Church, 2934 E. 27th Ave., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., ashleyp@southsidespokane.org

Apr 5            • Fig Tree Distribution, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m., 535-1813

Apr 6            •            Fig Tree Benefit Evaluation, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon, 535-4112

            • Fig Tree Board, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 1 to 3 p.m., 535-1813

Monthly

1st/3rd Weds            • Death Penalty Abolition Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

2nd Tues            • Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee, 35 W. Main, 6 p.m.

2nd Wed            • Veterans for Peace, 35 W. Main, 6:45 p.m.

1st /3rd Thurs            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

   

 

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