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May 2017 Calendar Events

May 4            • Hispanic Graduate and Recognition Ceremony, Spokane Community College Building 6, 1810 N. Greene St., 5 to 8:30 p.m., hbpaspokane.net

            • Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Spokane Riverkeeper, Garland Theatre, 924 W. Garland, 6 to 9 p.m., 835-5211, cforjustice.org/riverkeeper/

            • “Era of Megafires,” multi-media presentation by Paul Hessburg, The Lands Council at The Bing Crosby Theatre, 901 W. Sprague, 6:30 p.m., mpetersen@thelandscouncil.org

May 5            • Cinco de Mayo Celebration, De Leon Foods, 102 E. Francis and 155530 E. Sprague Ave., 3 to 8 p.m., 483-3033 or 926-5009

May 5-7            • Beginning Experience, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 534-1797, beginningexperiencespokane.org

May 6            • Family Fun Fair Coeur d’Alene, Silverlake Mall, 200 W. Hanley Ave., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 928-9664, thefamilyguide.org

            • Benefit Auction Celebrating Happy Watkins, raising funds for new home for New Hope Baptist Church, Spokane Eagles Lodge, 6410 N. Lidgerwood, 4 to 8 p.m., newhopespokane.com

May 7            • Lilac Bloomsday Run, Downtown Spokane, 9 a.m., bloomsdayrun.org

            • Run for Her Life,  Conscious Connections Foundation teams run in Bloomsday and raise funds for the Power of 5, 448-6561, consciousconnectionsfoundation.org

            • Yakima Spring Summit, Faith Action Network, Englewood Christian Church, 511 N. 44th Ave., 3 to 5 p.m., 206-625-9790, fanwa.org

May 8-12            • Eastern Washington University Diversity Week, Cheney and Spokane Riverpoint Campus, ewu.edu > diversity-inclusion week 2017

May 9                        • Unity in the Community Committee Meeting, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 5:30 p.m., nwunity.org

May 12            • Birth Mother Luncheon, Catholic Charities Family Services Center, 12 E. 5th Ave., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 455-4970

            • Devi and Allaudin Mathieu Concert, Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Ft. Wright Dr., 7 p.m., 710-0715

            • Glow for Hunger Fun Run, Northwest Harvest Benefit, Joe Albi Stadium, 7 p.m., nsplit.com/glow-for-hunger

            • “A Quiet Light: The Middle East and the Fulfillment of the Gospel,” Khalaf of the Raja Al Umam ministry, Partners International, North Church, 8303 N. Division, 7 p.m., info@partnersintl.org

May 13            • Spokane Farmers’ Market opens, 20 W. Fifth, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.,

            • Family Fun Fair, Riverfront Park Clock Tower Meadow and River Park Square Mall, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 928-9664, thefamilyguide.org

            • Devi and Alludin Workshop, Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Ft. Wright Dr., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 710-0715

 

 

May 14            • Devi and Allaudin Mathieu Choral Workshop, Greystone, 1122 E. 20th Ave., 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 710-0715

            • Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mass at 8 a.m., 448-1224 or ihrc.net

May 15            • NAACP Membership Meeting, Community Building, 35 W. Main, 7 p.m., spokanenaacp@gmail.com

May 17            • Silent Day of Prayer, “100 Years: Mary and Her Fatima Message,” Fr. Kenny St. Hilaire from Pasco, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

            • KHQ/WorkSource Job Fair, Spokane Convention Center (old), 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., admin@wdcspokane.com

May 17, 19            • “For I Was a Stranger,” World Relief benefit, 7 p.m., Wednesday at Manito United Methodist (UMC), 3220 S. Grand,  Friday at Covenant UMC, 15515 N. Gleneden Dr.,

May 20            • Spokane Lilac and Armed Forces Torchlight Parade, Downtown Spokane, 7:45 p.m., spokanelilacfestival.org

May 21            • Spokane Spring Summit, Faith Action Network, West Central Episcopal Mission, 1832 W. Dean Ave., 3 to 5 p.m., 206-625-9790, fanwa.org

May 23            • Women Helping Women Fund Benefit Luncheon, author Glennon Doyle Melton, Spokane Convention Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., whwfspokane.org

May 30            • “Successful Aging in the Northwest,” Community-Minded TV panel, 104 W. 3rd, 5 p.m., 960-7458, benc@community-minded.org

May 31            • Fig Tree Distribution and Mailing, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m., 535-1813

            • “Head, Heart, Hands: Moving Forward Together, Lisa Brown speaker, Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane Benefit Luncheon, Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Monroe, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

June 1            • Fig Tree Annual Meeting, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon, lunch, 1 p.m. board meeting, 535-1813

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

June 4            • “For I Was a Stranger,” Audubon Park UMC, 3908 N. Driscoll, 7 p.m.

June 2-4            • ArtFest, Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition, 456-3931, northwestmuseum.org

            • “The Eucharist, A Mystery to Be Lived,” Weekend Serenity Retreat, Fr. Emmerick Vogt, OP, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224 ihrc.net

June 8            • Silent Day of Prayer, “You Are Enough: A Response to Jesus’ Words on the Cross, ‘It Is Finished!’,” Fr. Paul Heric of St. Rose of Lima in Cheney, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.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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