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February 2018 Calendar Events

Feb 1            • “Coming Home: A Soldier’s Project” Theatre Fundraiser for Our Place, Magnuson Theatre at Gonzaga, reception and auction 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. play, 326-7267, ourplacespokane.org

            • Café Affogato Community Day, PJALS benefit, 35 W. Main, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Feb 1, 15            • Peace & Justice Action Committee,  35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

            • Spokane Dances of Universal Peace, Unity Spiritual Center Spokane, 2900 S. Bernard, 7 to 9 p.m., 496-7005

Feb 2-3            • “Values in Action” Conference, St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 838-4277

Feb 2-11            • “Coming Home: A Soldier’s Project,” Gonzaga’s Magnuson Theatre, 502 E. Boone, 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m., Sundays, 313-6553, jeffs@gonzaga.edu

Feb 3            • “Together as One,” Intercultural Student Union Dinner 2018, Hemmingson Center at Gonzaga, 702 E. Desmet, 6 to 8 p.m.

Feb 5            • Fig Tree Editors and Writers Training, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 6 p.m., 535-1813 rsvp

Feb 5-9            • “Enhancing the Artistic Call,” Cohort Program/Retreat for Exploring the Mystery of the Creative Experience, Spirit Center, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, Idaho, 208-962-2000, spirit-center.org

Feb 6            • “Islam: History and Culture,” Raja Tanas, Whitworth sociology professor emeritus, Rockwood Lane Retirement, 221 E. Rockwood Blvd, 2 to 4 p.m.

Feb 6, 20            • Showing Up for Racial Justice, 35 W. Main, 6:30-8 p.m., 838-7870

Feb 7            • Police Ombudsman Committee, City Council Chambers, 5:30 p.m.

Feb 8            • “Times Up Spokane Town Hall,” Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

            • Coeur d’Alene Dances of Universal Peace, The Harding Center, 115th and Wallace, 7 to 9 p.m., 509-496-7005

Feb 9-11            • “Windows to Israeli Society,” Rachel Korazim as Scholar in Residence, Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave., 6 p.m. Friday; 6:30 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. Sunday, 747-3304

            • Family Friendly Benefit, Spokane Valley Partners at St. Joseph’s Church, 4521 N. Arden, Otis Orchards, 6:30 p.m., 926-7133

Feb 10            • Gospel Explosion celebration of Black History Month, Seeley Mudd Chapel at Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-4568, sbeans@whitworth.edu

Feb 13            • Jazz Mass, Fat Tuesday, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th, 7 p.m.

Feb 14            • Ash Wednesday Silent Day of Prayer, “Give Up or Give In,” Fr. Philip Garcia, OFM, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224, ihrc.net

            • 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.

Feb 15            • “Black Women in Spokane: Emerging from the Shadows of Jim and Jane Crow,” Dwayne Mack, Whitworth African-American Heritage Month speaker, Weyerhaeuser Hall, 7 p.m., 777-3270, anitalewis@whitworth.edu

Feb 15-17            • Washington State University College of Education Annual International Globalization, Diversity and Education Conference, “Living With(in) Borders: Immigration, Indigeneity and Education,” Northern Quest Casino and Resort, 100 N. Hayford Rd., Airway Heights, 509-335-6393, khammer@wsu.edu, education.wsu.edu/globalization/

Feb 16-18            • Northwest Buddhist Convention, “Coming Down the Mountain: Shinran’s First Steps towards the Nembutsu Way,” Henry Adams, Hotel RL at the Park, 303 W. N. River Dr., 534-7954, dcsterrett@yahoo.com

Feb 17            • Intro to Buddhism, Hotel RL, 303 W North Eiver Dr., 9 a.m.www.spokanebuddhist temple.org

 

Feb. 19            • NAACP General Membership Meeting, 7 p.m., spkncpbr@gmail.com, spokanenaacp.com

            • “Can we disagree without being disagreeable?” President’s Colloquy on Civil Discourse, Seeley Mudd Chapel, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-4703, tcoder@whitworth.edu

Feb 21            • Go for the Red Luncheon,” Spokane Convention Center Centennial Ballroom, 10:30 a.m. to noon, SpokaneGoRedLuncheon.heart.org

            • “Climate Change and Climate Justice,” Center for Justice Lunchbox Lecture, Brian Henning, 25 W. Main, noon, 835-5211, ricke@cforjustice.org

Feb 21-22            • 24-Hour Silent Midweek Lenten Retreat, “Journeying with Jesus on the Way to Jerusalem,” Fr. Max Oliva, SJ, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224, ihrc.net

Feb 22            • Post Falls Food Bank Empty Bowls Benefit, Post Falls Senior Center, 1215 E. Third Ave., 5 to 7 p.m., 208-773-0139, willi@postfallsfoodbank.org

Feb 22-23            • WSU College of Education International Globalization, Diversity and Education Conference, “Power and Cultural Politics in Antiracist and Decolonial Education and Educational Research, Intersectionality, Resistance and Survival,” Northern Quest Casino and Resort, 100 N. Hayford Rd., Airway Heights, education.wsu.edu/globalization/

Feb. 22            • Weekend Nutrition Backpack Program, Post Falls Food Bank Empty Bowls Benefit, Post Falls Senior Center, 1215 E. Third, 5 to 7 p.m., (208) 773-0139, willi@postfallsfoodbank.org

Feb 23            • Native Project Healthy Heart Pow Wow, Rogers High School, 1622 E Wellesley, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. Grand Entry, facebook.com/TheRealNativeProject

            • “Hearts for Homes,” Habitat for Humanity North Idaho, Hagadone Event Center, 900 S. Floating Green Dr., Coeur d’Alene, 6 to 9:30 p.m., (208) 762-4663, ext. 2

Feb 23-25            • The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, Spokane YWCA Women and Children’s Shelter of Spokane benefit, The Unfinished Space, 165 S. Howard, 7:30 p.m. Friday/Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday

Feb 23-24            • Peace and Justice Action Conference, Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Ft. Wright Dr., 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, pjals.org/2018conference

Feb 24            • St. Lucy’s Breakfast, Shalom Ministries Benefit, Rockwood Event Center, 2093 E. 25th Ave., 9 a.m., 710-0204

Feb 26            • “Cultivating Civic Kinship,” Flannery Lecture with Kristin Heyer of Boston College, Hemmingson Center, 702 E. Desmet, 313-6782

Feb 28            • Police Accountability Coalition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

            • Painting with a Purpose, Spokane Valley Partners benefit, 11703 E Sprague, Ste B3, paintingwithatwist.com/studio/spokane-valley/event/1412642

Mar 1            • Lenten Silent Day of Prayer with Mass and Sacrament of Reconciliation, the Most Rev. Thomas Daly, Bishop of Spokane, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

            • Fig Tree Benefit/Development and Board meetings, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon for Benefit, 1 to 3 p.m. for Board, 535-1813

Mar 2            • “A Matter of Balance,” volunteer coaches training, Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington, 1222 N. Post, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 458-2509, mark.haberman@dshs.wa.gov

            • Winter Waters 2018, “Honoring Watershed Hero Journalists, Patsy Clark Mansion, 2208 W. 2nd Ave.., 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., 270-6995, waltsoe@gmail.com

Mar 9            • Fig Tree Benefit Lunch, Cataldo Hall at Gonzaga University, 11:30 a.m. buffet, noon to 1 p.m. program, 535-1813 rsvp

Mar 14            • Fig Tree Benefit Breakfast, Cataldo Hall at Gonzaga University, 7 a.m. buffet, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. program, 535-1813 rsvp

 

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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