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February 2017 Calendar Events

Feb 2            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30, 838-7870

Feb 3-Mar 31  • “Salish Stories,” Images inspired by Salish folktales by Ric Gendron, Spokane Art School Gallery, 811 W. Garland, 5 to 9 p.m.,325-3001, spokaneartschool@gmail.com

Feb 4            • “Ties to the Land: Your Family Forest Heritage,” University of Idaho and Inland Northwest Land Conservancy, Bayview Community Center, 20298 E. Perimeter Rd., Bayview, Idaho, 208-446-1680, uidaho.edu/extension/forestry

Feb 6-Mar 24  • Art Exhibit: 2017 Faculty Biennial Art Exhibit, Lied Art Center at Whitworth University and Panel Discussion, Bryan Oliver Gallery, 5 to 6 p.m., 777-3258

Feb 7            • “Memory Work and African Descendants,” Okera Nsombi, assistant professor of Africana Studies, Eastern Washington University (EWU), 207 Monroe Hall, noon to 12:50 p.m., 339-2898, llogan83@ewu.edu

Feb 8            • Order Cinn-A-Grams, Meals on Wheels Spokane Benefit, mowspokane.org

            • Inland Northwest Death Penalty Abolition Group, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., pjals.org

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

            • “Cards against Humanity Tournament – The Game for Horrible People,” OutSpokane benefit, nYne Bar & Bistro, 232 W. Sprague, 7 p.m., info@outspokane.org

Feb 9          •What's Happening in the Eucharist? Dr. Joseph Mudd, Associate Professor of Religious Studies; Wolff Auditorium of Gonzaga’s Jepson Center, 4:30 pm.

Feb 9-12            • Leonard Oakland Film Festival, Alexandra Hidalgo, a World War II film, Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m. Thursday, “Vanishing Borders” on Friday, and “Inherent Vice” on Saturday; “Son of Soul” 3 p.m., Sunday, 777-4605, kbumgarner@whitworth.edu.

Feb 10            • Native Project Healthy Heart Pow Wow, free blood pressure and blood sugar screening, dancing and drumming, Rogers High School, 1622 E. Wellesley Ave., 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. Grand Entry, 325-5502, nativeproject.org

            • Gospel Explosion, local praise teams celebrate Black History Month, Seeley Mudd Chapel, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-4568, sbeans@whitworth.edu

Feb 10-18            • Troilus & Cressida, Magnuson Theatre, 502 E. Boone, 313-6553

Feb 12            • Baby Fair, Spokane Convention Center, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 242-2516

Feb 13            • Evening Prayer of Lourdes: Story and Journey of Fr. Jeff Lewis, pastor at Chewelah, Springdale and Valley, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 5 p.m., 448-1224

Feb 13-17            • The Sacred Art of Iconography, Spirit Center at Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, Idaho, 208-962-2000, spirit-center.org

Feb 14             • On Mission Discussion, “India: Building Effective Cross-Cultural Partnerships,” Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-3275, mpace@whitworth.edu

Feb 15            • Stephen Davis Lecture, “Happiness in Life: Epictetus and Christianity,” Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-4452, jwarfield@whitworth.edu

Feb 15-17            • International Globalization, Diversity and Education Conference, “Living With(in) Borders: Immigration, Indigeneity and EWU College of Education," at Northern Quest Casino & Resort, 100 N. Hayford Rd., Airway Heights, 335-6393, khammer@wsu.edu, education.wsu.edu/globalization

      

 

 

 

Feb 16            • Larycia Hawkins Lecture, “The Re-Birth of a Nation: The Racial and Religious Politics of the 2016 Presidential Election,” Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-4511, klee@whitworth.edu, Hawkins, The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia

Feb 17-19            • Weekend Retreat for Men and Women, “The Holy Spirit in Scripture and in Our Lives,” Fr. Mitch Pacwa SJ, IHRC, ihrc.net

Feb 20            • NAACP Spokane, 35 W. Main, 7 p.m.,209-2425

Feb 21-Mar  5  • Northwest Bach Festival and Series, nwBachfest.com

Feb 22            • “Re-Thinking Your Story and the Way You Tell It,” with Jeremy Sampson and Kevin Benson, Washington Nonprofits, 304 W. Pacific, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., washingtonnonprofits.org

Feb 23            • Dialogues on Diversity, “The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle,” one actor, 10 characters, 50 years of race relations, WSUS/EWUS Center, Room 122, Riverpoint Blvd., dion.crommarty@wsu.edu

            • Student Symposium Lectures, Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-1000, kdickerson17@my.whitworth.edu

Feb 24            • “Weaving Our Sisters’ Voices,” Seeley Mudd Chapel, Whitworth, 7 p.m.,

Feb 24-25            • Annual Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference and Opening Reception

Feb 25            • St. Lucy’s Breakfast, Shalom Ministries Benefit, Rockwood Event Center in The Summit, 2903 E. 25th Ave., 9 a.m., 710-0204

            • Mind Body Spirit Holistic Fair, “Attracting Wellness,” Unity Spiritual Center, 29th and Bernard, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 496-8138, lindachristine@lindachristinestudios.com

Feb 28            • Black History Month, “Beyond the Color of Fear,” Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-4572, dgarcia@whitworth.edu

            • Jazz Mass, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 24th and Grand, 7 p.m.

Mar 1            • March for Meals, Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels, Spokane Valley Mall and Northtown Mall, 8 to 10 a.m.,924-6976

            • The Fig Tree distribution, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m.

Mar 2            • Fig Tree Benefit Planning noon and Board 1 p.m., Emmanuel Family Live Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 535-1813

Mar 4            • Hispanic Business and Professional Association benefit for HBPA scholarships, Shriners Event Center, 7217 W. Westbow Blvd, 6 p.m., hbpaspokane@gmail.com

Mar 10            • Fig Tree Benefit Lunch, Cataldo Hall at Gonzaga, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 535-1813

Mar 15            • Fig Tree Benefit Breakfast, Cataldo Hall at Gonzaga, 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.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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