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Calendar of Events
4/29/2014 12:31:55 PM

COMMUNITY EVENTS
May 7 | Saint George's School preview 6 to 7 p.m., Telect, 23321 E. Knox Ave. Parents of students in grades 8 to 10 are invited to a preview of the school's new International Baccalaureate Diploma. For more: 464.8744 or www.sgs.org

May 10 | Car-B-Cue car show 8:30 a.m. to noon, Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. All makes, models and years are invited to 17th annual event which includes a car show, plant sale, bloodmobile and $5 barbecue. Check-in and show begins at 8:30 am., and awards are at noon. For more: 924-9750 or home@opportunitypresbyterian.org

May 11 | Mother's Day

May 12 | Relay for Life meeting 5:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway. Team captains are invited to meet at 5:30 p.m.; the planning committee will meet at 6 p.m. to plan for the July event. For more: www.facebook.com/libertylakerelay

May 17 | Liberty Lake Farmers Market opens 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Square parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. This is opening day for the market which will run on Saturdays through Oct. 11. For more: www.libertylakefarmersmarket.com

May 23-26 | Stateline Street Fair 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Fri., Sat. and Sun.), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mon.), Greyhound Park, Post Falls. A kids zone, vendor booths, food court and live entertainment will be a part of this free event. For more: www.statelinestreetfair.com

May 26 | Memorial Day

May 26 | Memorial Day pancake breakfast 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Pavillion Park. Presented by Liberty Lake Centennial Rotary Club, donations will be accepted for a meal of pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and juice. Veterans eat free, and a short program will be held at 9 a.m. Dedication of Fallen Heroes Circuit Course at Pavillion Park will follow breakfast. 

Recurring
Friends of the Liberty Lake Municipal Library 4 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month, Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. 

Kiwanis Club of Liberty Lake 6:45 a.m. Wednesdays, Liberty Lake City Hall, 22510 E. Country Vista Drive. For more: www.libertylakekiwanis.org

Liberty Lake Centennial Rotary Club Noon Thursdays, Meadowwood Technology Campus Liberty Room, 2100 N. Molter Road.

Liberty Lake Lions Club Noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, Barlow's Restaurant, 1428 N. Liberty Lake Road. For more: 869-7657

Liberty Lake Municipal Library 23123 E. Mission Avenue. 4 p.m. Mondays, Lego club; 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, toddler/preschool story time; 10:15 a.m. Fridays, baby lapsit story time; 11 a.m. Friday, toddler/preschool story time and songs; 1 p.m. Fridays, story time and crafts for preschoolers; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Knitting Club; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, computer classes; 2 p.m. Saturdays, kids craft. For more: 232-2510

Liberty Lake Toastmasters 5:45 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District building, 22510 E. Mission Ave. For more: 208-765-8657

Senior Lunch programs 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, Talon Hills Senior Complex, 24950 E. Hawkstone Loop. Seniors age 60 and older invited; recommended donation $3.50.

Spokane Valley Writer's Group 6 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of every month, Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. This supportive critique group welcomes adult writers. For more: 570-4440

MUSIC & THE ARTS
May 1-3 | "The Masked Canary" 7 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave. Tickets for this musical melodrama are $15 for adults, $12 for ages 5 to 12 and seniors, and free for children under 5. For more: www.libertylaketheatre.com

May 17 | Community Talent Show 7 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave. Tickets for all ages will be sold at the door for $5.  Auditions to participate in the show are 6 p.m. May 4 and 5 at the theater.  Ages six to adult are invited to audition, and all types and variety of talent acts will be considered (provided they are G-rated, safe and not involving animals.  For more: www.libertylaketheatre.com or 342-2055

May 21-24, 28-31 | "Noises Off" 7:30 p.m., CVHS Performing Arts Center, 821 S. Sullivan Ave., Spokane Valley. Presented by the Central Valley Theatre department, follow an acting troupe as they stumble from bumbling dress rehearsal to disastrous closing night. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved at www.cvtheatre.com. For more, call 228-5218.

June 1-2 | Auditions for "Goldilocks and The Three Pigs" 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave. Ages five and older as well as adults are welcome to audition for LLCT's summer children's production. No experience or preparation needed. For more: www.libertylaketheatre.com 

Recurring
Liberty Lake Art Society Third Wednesday of the month, various times/locations. Create, learn and explore new art avenues, as well as display, sell and network your art. Work on projects to benefit Liberty Lake and surround communities. Dues are $10 per year, and you do not need to be a local resident to join. For more: 255-9600

Line Dancing 6 p.m. Saturdays, Lakeside Church, 23129 E. Mission Ave. For experienced line dancers. For more: 210-9779

CIVIC & BUSINESS
May 1 | Salon Capello Aveda Hair Care anniversary event Salon Capello, 21950 E. Country Vista Drive, suite 300. The first 100 guests who come by the salon on this day will receive a free botanical treatment with their next service. For more: 924-2204

May 10 | Garden Expo 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Spokane Community College Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Presented by the Inland Empire Gardeners, there will be demos, seminars, door prizes, music, food and over 250 garden-related vendors. For more: www.tieg.org or 535-8434

May 15 | City of Liberty Lake Open House 5 to 6:30 p.m., Council chambers, 22710 E. Country Vista Dr. The public is invited to meet with the mayor and city council members. For more: www.libertylakewa.gov or 755-6700

May 16 | Business Connections Breakfast 7 to 9 a.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, 110 N. Sullivan. Program: Panel of Mayors. Cost is $25 for members and guests; $45 for non-members. For more: www.spokanevalleychamber.org

Recurring
Central Valley School board meeting 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, CVSD administration building, 19307 E. Cataldo, Spokane Valley. 

Liberty Lake City Council 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive. 

Liberty Lake Library Foundation meeting Noon the first Wednesday of each month, 23123 E. Mission Ave.

Liberty Lake Merchants Association 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Liberty Lake Portal, 23403 E. Mission Ave., Suite 120. Open to professionals interested in promoting business in the Liberty Lake and Valley areas. For more: 323-8953

Liberty Lake Municipal Library board meeting 10:30 a.m. the first Thursday of each month, 23123 E. Mission Ave.

Liberty Lake Planning Commission 4 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive.  

Liberty Lake SCOPE 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month, City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive

Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District board meeting 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, 22510 E. Mission Ave. 

HEALTH & RECREATION
May 3 | NBC Camps Volleyball Clinic 8 a.m. to Noon, HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Geared for athletes in grades 6 to 8, the cost is $40 per player. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

May 3 | Warrior Camp MMA Event 6 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Tickest for these live cage fights are $20 and available at Warrior Camp, 5027 E. Trent, Spokane. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

May 4 | Team Luke Classic 8 a.m., Meadowwood and Liberty Lake Golf Courses. Although the deadline has passed to enter a team, the proceeds from this golf scramble will benefit Luke Simpson, a CVHS grad who suffers brain trauma from a serious bike accident. An account for the family has been set up at STCU. For more: www.facebook.com/supportlukesimpson   

May 10 | Liberty Lake Trail Run 9 a.m., LL Regional Park, 3707 S. Zephyr Road. Registration for the 8-mile loop is $35 (if done by May 8). A portion of the profits are donated to local high school cross country programs. For more: davedutro@gmail.com

May 10 | LLCTA Free Tennis Clinics for kids 9 to 10 a.m. (7 years and younger), 10 to 11 a.m. (8 to 14 years), Rocky Hill Park. No registration is required; bring a tennis racquet and court shoes. Held by the Liberty Lake Community Tennis Association, the group will also offer adult evening clinics as well as a ladies day (see information in Recurring below).  For more: 255-9293 or larrywest2@live.com

May 10 | Spokane Wolfpack Cheer Clinic Noon to 4 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Kids age 12 and younger are invited for cheer training. Cost is $25; registration begins at 11 a.m. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

May 18 | HUB Invitational Volleyball Tournament 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

May 24-25 | May Mania Pickleball Tournament 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Men's and women's doubles are on Saturday, and mixed doubles will play on Sunday. Cost is $20 per person and $5 per event; registration deadline is May 5. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

May 24 | ‘Run for the Son' scenic run/walk 9 a.m., Rockin' B Ranch. The cost to sign up for the 3.1-mile run/walk celebration for all ages is $10; registrations must be postmarked by May 17. For more: www.libertycross.org 

May 31 | Liberty Lake Kiwanis Foundation Golf Scramble 1 p.m., Meadowwood Golf Course.  Registration is $100 per golfer, which includes green fees, golf cart, free range balls and choice of chicken or steak dinner. The funds raised at this tenth annual event benefit local kids by providing scholarships. To register or for more: www.libertylakekiwanis.org or 294-8500

May 31 | Dads & Dudes Night 6 to 9 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Dads, sons, uncles and grandpas of all ages are invited for a night of fun and games at the HUB. Cost is $10 for a dad and dude; $3 for each additional dude. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org

June 1 | Windermere Marathon and Half-Marathon 7 a.m. The full marathon starts in Liberty Lake, while the half marathon begins at Mirabeau Park; both end at Riverfront Park in downtown Spokane. For more: www.windermeremarathon.com

Recurring
Liberty Lake Community Tennis Association Rocky Hill Park. The group offers adult evening clinics 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, kids clinics 9 and 10 a.m. Saturdays, and a ladies day 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Clinics will run through Aug. 30. For more: 255-9293 or larrywest2@live.com

Liberty Lake Running Club 6 p.m. Thursdays, Twisp Café & Coffee House, 23505 E. Appleway Ave. The club meets for a three-mile run weekly through October. May fun runs include Cinco de Mayo (May 1) and Strolling Store Time (May 22). For more: www.facebook.com/LLRunningClub

Realistic Wellness 8:30 a.m. Saturdays, Lakeside Church, 23129 E. Mission Ave. A co-ed exercise class for all levels. For more: 210-9779 

HUB Sports Center 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Various classes, activities and events occur throughout the week including:
• Badminton open gym: 7 to 9 p.m. Tues., $5/person
• Basketball open gym: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tues., $4/person
• Feet to Friends walking group: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Mon. and Thurs., $1/person
• Kenpo Karate: 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., Mon. and Wed., $25/month
• Pickleball drop-in:12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Mon. through Thurs.; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sun. $2/seniors ($4/non-seniors)
• Wing Chun Kung Fu: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. Cost varies.
• Zumba classes drop-in: 6 to 7 p.m. Mon.; 9 to 10 a.m. Sat.; $3/person

All calendar listings were provided to or gathered by Splash staff. If you would like your event considered for the community calendar, please submit information by the 15th of the month to calendar@libertylakesplash.com.

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