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April 2017 Calendar Events

Apr 3-6            • Spring Break Cooking Camp for children 8 to 12, Second Harvest Kitchen, 1234 E. Front, 2 to 4 p.m., 534-6678

            • Clothesline Project: Break the Silence - Healthy U Campaign - survivors of intimate partner violence, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., SAC Lobby, Washington State University (WSU) Spokane Health Sciences, 358-7514

Apr 4            • Panel on Martin Luther King Jr’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech, 35 W. Main, 838-7870

Apr 5            • Diversity’s Challenge to Democracy, Boston College Law School Dean Vincent Rougeau, Gonzaga School of Law, Barbieri Courtroom, noon, 313-3741

            • Bias Busters - East Asian Culture, SAC Student Diversity Center at WSU Spokane, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 358-7514, dion.crommarty@wsu.edu

            • Management of Cultural Resources on the Spokane Indian Reservation, Christopher Casserino, investigator for Spokane Tribe Preservation, Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First, 6:30 p.m., 464-2070

Apr 6            • Red Flag Campaign - Healthy U Campaign, YWCA, Domestic Violence Unit of Spokane, Lutheran Community Services, SAC Lobby-WSU Spokane, 11:30 a.m., 358-7514

Apr 6, 20            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

Apr 8            • YWCA Spring Fling, Champagne Brunch and Silent Auction, Anthony’s Restaurant, 510 N. Lincoln, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 789-9307, ywcaspokane.org

            • Planting Small Fruits and Berries, Spokane Edible Tree Project and WSU Extension, 222 N. Havana, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., 477-2195

            • “April Showers,” The Lands Council Annual Dinner and Auction, The Grand Hotel, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., 5 to 9 p.m., 209-2407, cupdegrove@landscouncil.org

Apr 9            • Japanese Spring Food Festival, “Haru Matsuri,” Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., pre-order, 534-7954, spokanebuddhisttemple.org

Apr 10-12            • Holy Week Retreats for women and men with Fr. Michael Maher, SJ, at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224, ihrc.net

Apr 10-13            • EWU Pride Week, EWU Cheney, sites.ewu.edu/pridecenter/events/pride-week2017.

Apr 11            • Unity in the Community Committee, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 5:30 p.m., nwunity.org

Apr 11, 23            • Showing Up for Racial Justice, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7879

Apr 12            • Cards Against Humanity Fundraiser, OutSpokane Pride Fundraiser, nYne Bar, 232 W. Sprague, 7 p.m., 720-7609

            • 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

            • “Noises Off,” Spokane Valley Partners Benefit Performance, Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard, 6:30 p.m., devdir@svpart.org

Apr 14            • “Good Morning Greater Spokane: Let Freedom Ring,” Brig. Gen. Roger Watkins of the Joint Warfare Center, Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., 321-3630

            • Seniors Resource and International Fair, CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Pl., Spokane Valley, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 926-1937 or email centerplace@spokanevalley.org

    Apr 15            • Reject Trump’s Budget: Tax Day March, Rally and Teach-in, 35 W. Main, noon to 2 p.m., pjals.org

            • Dishman Hills Conservancy Dinner and Auction, Barrister Winery,  5:30 to 9:30 p.m., dshmanhills.org

Apr 16            • Easter Sunrise Service, Cross of Inspiration, Greenwood Memorial Terrace, 211 N. Government Way, 6:30 a.m., 838-8900

 Apr 17            • NAACP General Membership Meeting, 35 W. Main, 7 p.m., spokanenaacp@gmail.com, spokanenaacp.com 

 

 

Apr 17-23            • Get Lit, “Celebrating Reading and Writing for All Ages,” many venues, http:://getlitfestival.org

Apr 18            • Simpson-Duvall Lecture by Ronald White on “Ulysses Grant: A Fresh Look at American Leadership,” Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m., 777-4452

Apr 19            • Conference for the Greater Good in Yakima, washingtonnonprofits.org

            • Coffee and Contemplation, “Crossing the Threshold with SoulCollage,” IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 to 11 a.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

            • “Our Kids: Our Business,” Reception, Program and Networking, Hemmingson Center Ballroom, Gonzaga, 702 E. Desmet, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., ourkidsspokane.org/events

            • Diversity Recruitment Committee – Meet the Employers, WorkSource, 130 S. Arthur, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., 532-3133

Apr 20            • 10th Anniversary Growing Hope Fundraiser, Project Hope, 429 E. Boone, 5 p.m., 724-0139

            • Steven Spielberg’s film, “Lincoln,” Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth, 7 p.m.

Apr 21-23            • “Stand Up, Stand Out,” The NATIVE Project’s Indian Youth Leadership Camp, 325-5503, nativeproject.org/leadership

Apr 22            • Vietnamese Heritage Day, Service Station, 9315 N. Nevada, 2 to 4:30 p.m., 466-1696

            • African American Graduation, Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University, 3 p.m., 533-3743

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

            • Feed the Hungry Benefit Concert, Bodhi Bill Miller, All Saints Lutheran, 314 S. Spruce, 7 p.m., bodhibill.com

Apr 22-23 • Earth Day Celebrations – see NewsReports in The Fig Tree - Spokane: Riverfront Park, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, 202-9368

Apr 23            • Yom Hashoah Commemoration of the Holocaust, Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave., 7 p.m., 747-3304

Apr 25            • Paper Tigers Film on Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main, 7 p.m., ourkidsspokane.org/events/

            • Lutheran Community Services and EWU Women & Gender Studies film, “Audrie and Daisy,” EWU Spokane, 6 p.m., 747-1224

Apr 26            • Spokane Police Accountability and Reform Coalition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.,838-7870

Apr 28            • 20th Annual Human Rights Banquet and Annual Gala, Coeur d’Alene Inn, 414 W. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene, 5 p.m., 208-292-2359, idahohumanrights.org

            • Stand Against Racism Day, YWCA, 930 N. Monroe, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., ericas@ywcaspokane.org or 358-7554, montoyazamora@wsu.edu

            • “Cheers for Kids,” Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery Dinner, Washington Cracker Company, 304 W. Pacific, 6 to 9 p.m., 340-0479, amber@vanessabehan.org

Apr 28-30 • Passion of the Earth, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, Idaho, 208-962-2000

Apr 29            • Givapaloosa, Whitworth PR students help nonprofits, sealskin@whitworth.edu

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

            • People’s Climate Rally, Spokane Tribal Gathering Place, 367 N. Post, noon to 2 p.m.

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

            • Dinner and Silent Auction, Martin Luther King Jr Family Outreach Center, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 455-8722, mlkspokane.org

May 3            • Fig Tree Mailing and Deliveries, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m., 535-1813

May 4            • Fig Tree Meetings, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., Benefit, noon, Board, 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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