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April 2018 Calendar Events

Apr 1-30            • Spokane Gives 2018, a month of connecting volunteers with organizations, 324-5020, mariselarc@unitedwayspokane.org

Apr 3            • Tenant Meeting and Call to Action, 35 W. Main, 5:30 to 7 p.m., terria@tenantsunion.org, 464-7620

Apr 4            • Remembrance on anniversary of assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., New Hope Baptist Church, 9021 E. Boone, 6 p.m., 535-1336

Apr 5            • Caffe Affogato Community Day benefitting the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane, 19 W. Main, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., 838-7870

Apr 5, 19            • Poor People’s Campaign Spokane Area Coalition Organizing Meeting SEIU 1199 NW, 901 E. Second Ave., 5:30 potluck, 6 to 8 p.m., meeting, poorpeoplescampaign.org

            • Spokane Dances of Universal Peace, Unity Spiritual Center Spokane, 2900 S. Bernard, 7 to 9 p.m., 534-4650, bkfergin@msn.com

Apr 6            • Sexual Assault Awareness Month First Friday Art Installation and Chalk Walk, Lutheran Community Services Northwest Spokane, 210 W. Sprague, 5 to 8 p.m., 747-8224

Apr 6-8            • Kairos Outside of Eastern Washington ministry for women impacted by incarceration, weekend retreat, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Kennewick, 509-375-4087 or 947-4419

Apr 7            • The Land’s Council April Showers Auction and Dinner, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., 5 to 9 p.m., 838-4912

            • YWCA Spring Fling, Champagne Brunch and Silent Auction, Anthony’s Restaurant, 510 N. Lincoln, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 789-9312, ywcaspokane.org

            • Citizenship Clinic, legal workshop, School of Law Courtroom, Gonzaga, 721 N. Cincinnati St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., worldreliefspokane.org/citizenship-clinic

Apr 7, 8            • “The Nature of Reality, The Meaning of Life and What to Do about It,” Gregory Gibbs, Buddhist Workshop, Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St., 3 p.m., 534-7954

Apr 8            • Chorale Coeur d’Alene, “Requiem!” Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague, Spokane, 3 p.m., 208-446-2333

Apr 9-15            • Centering Prayer Intensive, Spirit Center, Cottonwood, Idaho, 208-962-2000

Apr 10            • Unity in the Community Committee meeting to plan Aug. 18 event, Emmanuel Family Live Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 5:30 p.m., nwunity.org

            • 350 Spokane General Meeting, “Clean Power-Fossil Free Climate Action Plan,” 25 W. Main, 6:30 p.m., joblesbee@gmail.com

Apr 11            Hispanic Business Professional Association, “Co-Housing in Spokane: A Different Kind of Neighborhood, “Nikki Lockwood and Christine Bruntlett, Perkins Restaurant, Division and Olive, 11:30 a.m., hbpaspokane.net

            • Inland Northwest Business Alliance Luncheon, James Mohr, vice chancellor for student affairs, WSU Health Sciences Spokane, “Transforming Just Us to Justice: Becoming an Ally for All,” 11:30 a.m., inbachamber.org

Apr 12            • Coeur d’Alene Dances of Universal Peace, The Harding Center, 15th & Wallace, Coeur d’Alene, 534-4650, bkfergin@msn.com

            • Whitworth Blessing for Beeksma Family Theology Center construction, Seeley Mudd Chapel, 3:15 p.m., 777-4401

Apr 13            • “Cheers for Kids,” Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery Dinner, McGinnity Room, 116 W. Pacific, 6 to 9 p.m., 340-0479, amber@vanessabehan.org

Apr 14            • Latin Band Concert, benefit for legal aid for immigrants, Milonga and Mariachi Arriba Jalisco, Southside Community Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave., 7:30 p.m., 951-8023

            • Hillyard Senior Center Annual Dinner and Auction, Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute event center, 5:30 p.m., 482-0803, hillyardsrcenter@yahoo.com

Apr 15            • Yom HaShoah Commemoration of the Holocaust, Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave., 7 p.m., 747-3304

Apr 16            • NAACP General Membership Meeting, 7 p.m., facebook.com/Spokane.naacp

Apr 17            • Amy Peloff, “Feminism and Popular Culture,” Women and Gender Studies, Whitworth, Eric Johnson Science Auditorium, 7 p.m.

 


Apr 18            • Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good in Yakima, Washington Nonprofits, Yakima Convention Center, 10 N. 8th St., washingtonnonprofits.org

            • Day of Prayer for Martyrs of China, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

            • “Our Kids: Our Business,” Reception, Program and Networking, Jeremy Richman, Coordinated Care and Molina Healthcare, Cataldo Hall, Gonzaga, training 1 to 5 p.m., reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., ourkidsspokane.org/events

Apr 19            • Baha’i Fireside Discussions, Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main St., 7 to 8 p.m., scld.org

Apr 20            • “Our Pursuit for Equality and Social Justice for the Human Race Continues,” Raymond Reyes, 21st Annual Human Rights Banquet and Annual Gala, Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations, Best Western Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene, 5 p.m., 208-765-3932, idahohumanrights.org

Apr 20-22            • “#Movement,” The NATIVE Project’s Indian Youth Leadership Camp, 325-5502, nativeproject.org/leadership

Apr 21            • Women & Children’s Free Restaurant and Community Kitchen annual Spring Tea Fundraiser, The Davenport Grand, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 324-1995 ext 303

            • Sukiyaki Dinner, Highland Park United Methodist Church, 611 S. Garfield, noon to 6 p.m., 535-2687, hp-spokane.org

            • Vietnamese Heritage Day with cultural performances, art, history, food, Vietnamese American Senior Association., Service Station, 9315 N. Nevada, 1 to 4 p.m., 899-5058, vasa.spokane@yahoo.com

            • African American Graduation, Whitworth University, Hixson Building, 1 to 4 p.m., aagradspokane@gmail.com

            • Chocolate & Champagne Gala, Lutheran Community Services Northwest, Historic Davenport Hotel, 6 p.m., 747-8224

Apr 21-22            • Earth Day and Earth Night, “Rhythm of the Earth,” downtown Spokane, 202-9368

Apr 23-29            • Get Lit Festival, reading, writing workshops, poetry slams, live music, book signings in many venues, getlitfestival.org

Apr 24            • Katherine Boo, Whitworth’s President’s Leadership Forum, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., 7:30 p.m., 777-349

Apr 25            • Nonviolent De-escalation Training for the May 1 Immigration March and during the Poor People’s Campaign, 35 W. Main, 6 to 8 p.m., 838-7870

Apr 26            • Inland NW Fair Housing Conference, Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 325-2665

            • Stand Against Racism Day—Courageous Conversations, YWCA Comstock Room, 930 N. Monroe, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., ericas@ywcaspokane.org 326-1190

Apr 27            • Native American Graduation, Cataldo Hall, Gonzaga, 6:30 p.m., emma.noyes@wsu.edu

Apr 28            • Spring Compost Fair & Arbor Day Celebration, John A. Finch Arboretum, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 625-6580, spokanecounty solidwaste.org

            • Spokane Tribal Series, Spokane Tribal History and Science, Mobius Science Center, 332 N. Post St., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., mobiusspokane.org, 321-7123

            • Emerge Latino Northwest Regional Conference, Columbia Basin College, 2600 N. 20th, Pasco, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 469-463-7678, abi.zapote@gmail.com

Apr 30            • El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), Cheney Library, 610 First St., 2 to 4 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Rd., 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Apr 30-May 4  • EWU Pride Week, Cheney, sites.ewu.edu/pridecenter/

May 2            • Fig Tree Mailing and Deliveries, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m., 535-1813

            • “Everyday People: Building Beyond the Moment,” PJALS Luncheon, Spokane Valley Event Center, 10514 E. Sprague Ave., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., pjals.org

May 3            • Fig Tree Meetings, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., Benefit, noon, Board, 1 to 3 p.m., 535-1813

            • Hispanic/Latino Graduate Recognition, Lair, Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St., 5 to 8:30 p.m., 979-8590, hbpaspokane.net

 

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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