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A NEW BEGINNING A fundraiser for Morning Star Boys’ Ranch to support the children in its residential, foster care, case aide and other programs. The evening includes wine by El Corazon, dinner, live music, dessert and more. Aug. 9, 12:30-9:30 pm. $175. Davenport Grand, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. morningstarboysranch.org AHCC 16TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT A tournament hosted by Airway Heights Corrections Center to benefit Shriners Hospital for children. Aug. 10, 6:30 am. Hangman Valley Golf Course, 2210 E. Hangman Valley Rd. spokanecounty.org/1141/Hangman-Valley BARN BRUNCH This year’s auction includes front porch chairs created by local artisans and a brunch of quiche, fruit, scones and more. Aug. 10, 11 am-1 pm. $25. Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way. artisanbarn.org PAW-ART For a donation, local artists with Avenue West Gallery help your pet make a paw print with non-toxic washable paint and then, with a few strokes, turn it into a flower. Saturdays from 12-2 pm through Aug. 24. SCRAPS Regional Animal Shelter, 6815 E. Trent. spokanecounty.org/scraps IDAHO CONSERVATION LEAGUE MEMBER & SUPPORTER GATHERING Join the ICL staff and meet new executive director, Justin Hayes. Also get updates on the big statewide conservation issues in Idaho and hear about ICL’s plans to tackle them. Aug. 14, 6-8 pm. Free. Evans Brothers Coffee, 524 Church St., Sandpoint. idahoconservation.org (208-265-9565) FAMILY SERVE & SCOOP Spend an evening with the family while supporting Second Harvest, with one part volunteering and one part ice cream. Aug. 15, 5:30-8 pm. $15. Second Harvest, 1234 E. Front. secondharvestkitchen.org IDAHO CONSERVATION LEAGUE MEMBER & SUPPORTER GATHERING Join the ICL staff and meet new executive director, Justin Hayes. Also get updates on the big statewide conservation issues in Idaho and hear about ICL’s plans to tackle them. Aug. 15, 6-8 pm. Free. Art Spirit Gallery, 415 Sherman Ave. idahoconservation.org
2.0PEN MIC Local comedy night hosted by Ken McComb. Thursdays, from 8-10 pm. Free. The District Bar, 916 W. First Ave. facebook.com/districtbarspokane/ GUFFAW YOURSELF! Open mic comedy night hosted by Casey Strain; Thursdays at 10 pm. Free. Neato Burrito, 827 W. First Ave. (509-847-1234) MELISSA VILLASENOR Melissa broke barriers by becoming the first-ever Latina cast member of Saturday Night Live. A comedic impressions expert, she got her start as a semifinalist on “America’s Got Talent.” Aug. 8-10 at 7:30 pm, Aug. 10 at 10 pm. $15$28. Spokane Comedy Club, 315 W. Sprague. (318-9998) STAND-UP COMEDY Live comedy featuring established and up-and-coming local comedians. Fridays at 8 pm. No cover. Red Dragon Chinese, 1406 W. Third Ave. reddragondelivery.com THIS JUST IN... With audience suggestions, the BDT players build a one-
of-a-kind evening of all-improvised parody news. Rated for general audiences. Fridays at 7:30 pm, Aug. 2-Sept. 6. $8. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland. (747-7045) SAFARI The BDT’s version of “Whose Line,” a fast-paced short-form improv show with a few twists added. Rated for mature audiences. Fridays at 7:30 pm. $8. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. bluedoortheatre.com SPOKANE VALLEY COMEDY COMPETITION A night of competitive standup; local comedians compete for a $500 cash prize. Aug. 10, 7 pm. $13.59. CenterPlace Event Regional Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. (688-0300) THE SOCIAL HOUR COMEDY SHOWCASE Featuring comics from the Northwest and beyond, and hosted by Deece Casillas. Sundays, from 8-9:30 pm. Free. The Ridler Piano Bar, 718 W. Riverside Ave. socialhourpod.com IMPROV JAM SESSIONS Each session is led by a Blue Door Theatre Troupe member. This is an informal Improv meetup and is not considered a class. Ages 18+. Mondays from 7-9 pm through Aug. 26. Free. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. bluedoortheatre.com (747-7045) T.J. MILLER Miller has voiced numerous characters in animated films and series, including How to Train Your Dragon, Big Hero 6, Gravity Falls and more. Aug. 15-17 at 7:30 pm; Aug. 16-17 at 10:30 pm. $25-$60. Spokane Comedy Club, 315 W. Sprague. (318-9998)
AUGUST 16TH & 17TH
GIANTS, DRAGONS & UNICORNS: THE WORLD OF MYTHIC CREATURES This traveling exhibit from the American Museum of Natural History combines unique cultural objects, dramatic models, multimedia and interactive games to tell the origin stories behind the legends of mythical creatures from around the world. July 5-Sept. 2. TueSun 10 am-5 pm. $5-$10. The MAC, 2316 W. First. northwestmuseum.org HERITAGE GARDENS TOURS Step back in time and experience this unique garden as it looked in 1915. Learn about the discovery, the careful restoration and the two influential families of early Spokane who made this their backyard. Offered Aug. 8 and. 15 at 2 pm; Aug. 11 at 11 am. Free. Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens, 507 W. Seventh. heritagegardens.org NORTHWEST LEGENDS Visitors explore the world of Northwest Legends including the Sasquatch and Coyote to make their own decision. This engaging family-oriented MAC-curated exhibition provides interactive opportunities including designing mythical creatures, a fairy wing selfie, stepping into Sasquatch tracks and more. Through Sept. 2; Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm. $5-$10. Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. northwestmuseum.org (456-3931) VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION Attend orientation to learn more about joining Spark’s team. Second Tuesdays, 5:30-7 pm. Free. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Pkwy. spark-central.org MOBIUS PLANETARIUM See our solar system from another point of view. Shows run every 15 minutes; drop in anytime. Aug. 9, 10 am-noon. Free. West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. westcentralcc.org
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