Fig Tree Header 2012

Search The Fig Tree site for stories of people and communities making a difference in the Inland Northwest:

June, July and August 2017 Calendar Events

June 1, 15            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 a.m., pjals.org

            • Dances of Universal Peace, South Hill Unity Church, 2900 S. Bernard St., 7 to 9 p.m., 534-4650

June 2            • “Jugalbandi Concert,” South Asia Cultural Association, Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard, 6 to 9 p.m., 467-5558, sacaspokane@gmail.com

June 2-4            • ArtFest of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Cultures, Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition, Friday 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 456-3931, artfest@northwestmuseum.org

June 2-30            • “A Visual Exploration of Anti-Semitism,” art by Melanie Lieb, Saranac Arts Projects, 25 W. Main, www.zhibit.org/melanielieb

June 3            • Filipino Fashion Show and Silangan Dancers, Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley, 3 p.m., 444-5390

June 4            • “Sharing the Dharma Day,” Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane, Newport, 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., 447-5549, office.sravasti@gmail.com

June 5-16            • Habitat-Spokane’s Blitz Build, 300 E. J St., Deer Park, 534-2552, mgirardot@habitat-spokane.org

June 6            • Pride Peacekeeper Training, “Love in the Face of Hate,” 35 W. Main, 5:30-8 p.m., pjals.org

June 6, 20            • Showing up for Racial Justice, 35 W. Main, 6:30 p.m., 838-7870

June 9            • “Stone Soup Ingredients for Esteem,” PACE Talent Show, Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Ft. Wright Dr., Bldg. 15, 279-6033, judy.mandeville@scc.spokane.edu

June 9-2            • “Trip to Bountiful,” Stage Left, 108 W. 3rd., 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, 838-9727, spokanestageleft.org

June 10            • 26th Annual Pride Parade, “May Pride Be with You,” Downtown Spokane, noon to 1 p.m.,  Rainbow Festival, Riverfront Park, noon to 10 p.m., outspokane.com

   • Interfaith Picnic: Restoring Wild Salmon and Honoring Treaties, Wawawai County Park, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., meet at 9 a.m. at Salem Lutheran, 1428 W. Broadway, to carpool, returning about 4 p.m., jacob@wildsalmon.org

June 13            • Unity in the Community Committee, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 5:30 p.m., nwunity.org

June 14            • “Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany, Marthe Cohn, holocaust survivor, Chabad of Spokane, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., 7 p.m., jewishspokane.com/marthecohn

June 15            • Senior Empowerment Summer Speaker Series, Clare View Seniors Community Building, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 252-6512

June 16,17    • Juneteenth Celebration 2017, Community Pillar Awards, Friday, WSU Spokane, 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd., 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, Father's Day Breakfast, Rogers High School 9 to 11 p.m., BBQ at Liberty Park, 2 to 5 p.m., inwjc.org

June 17            • Morning Star Boys’ Ranch Open House, 4511 S. Glenrose Rd., noon to 4 p.m.

• World Refugee Day, Nevada Park, 800 E. Joseph Ave., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., worldreliefspokane.org

         • Juneteenth BBQ, Liberty Park, 2 to 5 p.m., inwjc.org

June 20            • Barbecue with Bishop Emeritus Skylstad, “Is Our Pope Causing Confusion?” IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 5:30 to 7:45 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

June 23            • Benefit Concert for Union Gospel Mission with Tuxedo Junction, Valley Assembly, 15618 E. Broadway, 7 p.m. 924-0466

June 23-25            • Weekend Forgiveness Retreat for Men and Women, “Forgiving for Life: A Journey to Freedom,” Charles Finck, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 6 p.m. Friday to noon Sunday, 448-1224, ihrc.net

June 24            • NAACP Spokane Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction, East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone, 5 to 8 p.m., 209-2425

 

 

 

June 28            • Spokane Police Accountability & Reform Coalition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., pjals.org

June 29            • “Militarism, Islamophobia, and the Trump-Bannon-Pence Vision,” Joan Braune, lecturer in philosophy, Gonzaga University, 6 to 8 p.m., 838-7870

July 10-17            • Young Adults Explore Buddhism, Sravasti Abbey, Newport, 447-5549, office.sravasti@gmail.com

July 12            • Silent Day of Prayer, “True Growth in Prayer,” Fr. Matthew Nicks, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224

July 14-17            • “Mission u,” Central Washington University, 509-427-2738, amhutchinson13@gmail.com

July 17-21            • Icon-Writing Retreat/Workshop, Fr. Damian Higgins, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 448-1224, ihrc.net                                                                                   

July 18-22            • Whitworth Institute of Ministry, “For Such a Time as This: Christian Discipleship in the 21st Century,” Whitworth University, 777-3275, oce@whitworth.edu

July 20            • Senior Empowerment Summer Speaker Series, Clare View Seniors Community Building, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 252-6512

July 24            • Barbecue with Bishop Emeritus Skylstad, “The Language of Pope Francis” IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 5:30 to 7:45 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

July 25            • Christmas in July Celebration of Our Place Community Ministries’ 30th anniversary, 1509 W. College, 4 to 7 p.m.,ourplace@cet.com

Aug 4-6            • Weekend Women’s Healing Retreat, “Comfort and Healing for Hurting Hearts,” Thea Loughery and Sara Compton, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 6 p.m., Friday to noon Sunday, 448-1224, ihrc.net

Aug 5            • “8 Lakes Leg Aches” Bike Ride, Lutheran Community Services Northwest benefit, 30,45 or 70-mile distances, top of Sunset Highway, 747-1224, cmckee@lcsnw.org

Aug 14-21            • Eight Day Ignation Retreat, “Following Our Holy Desires, Fr. William Blazek, SJ, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 448-1224, ihrc.net

Aug 17            • Senior Empowerment Summer Speaker Series, Clare View Seniors Community Building, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 252-6512,

Aug 19            • Unity in the Community, “Diversity Is Our Strength,” Riverfront Park, Unity Parade 9 a.m. through downtown Spokane, Cultural Village and Vendors 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 599-6669, nwunity@icloud.com

Aug 23            • Day of Prayer, “Spiritual Cardio: Healthy Soul, Healthy Body,” Fr. Jeff Core, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

Aug 25-27            • Gathering at the Falls Powwow, Riverfront Park, 25th at 7 p.m., 26th at 1 and 7 p.m., 27th, Family Fun Day and Youth Powwow, 509-362-2178, gatheringatthefalls@gmail.com

Aug 29            • Barbecue with Bishop Emeritus Skylstad, “Where Is the Community?” IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 5:30 to 7:45 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

Aug 30-Sep 4            • Pig Out, Riverfront Park, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., 921-5579

Sept 6            • Fig Tree distribution, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th, 9 a.m., 535-1813 (may be Aug. 30)

Sept 7            • The Fig Tree Board, 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.

   

 

The Fig Tree • 1323 S. Perry St. • Spokane, WA 99202 • 509-535-1813 • 509-535-4112