July 2 | Lego contest celebration 10:30 a.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. For more: 232-2510
July 3, 17 | Science with Travis 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Ages 7 and up can sign up to attend these times. For more: 232-2510
July 4 | Independence Day
July 5 | Newman Lake Hot Dog and T-shirt sale 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tri-Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr, Newman Lake. The grilled hot dogs are great and the annual Newman Lake T-Shirt design is always a surprise during this community event sponsored by Newman Lake Fire Auxiliary and Newman Lake SCOPE.
July 9 | Hot Ice! 10:30 a.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Kids 4 and up are welcome to see what amazing things can be created with sodium acetate. For more: 232-2510
July 14-17 | "Alive" Vacation Bible School
9 a.m. to noon, Valley Real Life, 1831 S. Barker Road. This free event is for kids going into grades kindergarten through 5th in the fall. A family fun night will be held July 17 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. To register or for more: www.valleyreallife.org
July 16 | Marshmallow Catapults 10:30 a.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Kids ages 4 and up are invited to see how far they can shoot a marshmallow. For more: 232-2510
July 18-19 | 2014 Relay for Life
6 p.m. Fri. to 9 a.m. Sat., Meadowood Technology Campus. Activities, entertainment, food, vendors and more will be available during the annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. There will also be kids activities such as bouncers, games, science fun and crafts. For more: www.relayforlife.org/libertylakewa
July 18-19 | Festivale Italiano
The 7th annual event sponsored by the American Italian Club of Spokane and the Liberty Lake Farmers Market will include bocce and an ice cream social 6 p.m. Friday followed by a showing of "Roman Holiday" at dusk in Rocky Hill Park. The festival will continue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Farmers Market. For more: www.libertylakefarmersmarket.com
July 19 | Soap Box Derby Race 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Pavillion Park. The Spokane East Rotary Club is sponsoring the seventh annual Soap Box Derby Race for special-needs kids. There will be a barbecue around 12:30 p.m. For more: 928-6545
July 20 | Church in the Park 10 a.m., Pavillion Park. A service of singing, praise and worship is open to the public followed by a barbecue potluck sponsored by Lakeside Church and Uplift Church. Bring your own lawn chairs. For more: 210-9779
July 21 | Estate Planning Seminar, 2014 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Attorney Tricia Usab will give a free presentation on preparing your estate. For more: 232-2510
July 23 | Rockets! 10:30 a.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Kids ages 4 and up can make their own rocket and see how far they can launch it. For more: 232-2510
July 24 | Minute to Win It! 5:30 to 7 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. All ages can come try new challenges and test out the library's Leap Motion games. For more: 232-2510
July 30 | Taste Test 10:30 a.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. See if you can identify some fun flavors such as sweet, salty and sour. Ages 4 and up welcome. For more: 232-2510
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 Farmers Market
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Square parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. The market runs Saturday mornings through Oct. 11. For more: www.libertylakefarmersmarket.com
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
June 11-13 | Cowboy Supper Shows
Rockin' B Ranch, 3912 Spokane Bridge Road. The 20th anniversary commemorative performances will also be held Aug. 8-10, Sept. 12-14 and Oct. 10-12. For more: www.rockinbranch.com
July 25 | Matsiko World Orphan Children's Choir 7 p.m., Lakeside Church, 23129 E. Mission. These lively, colorful youth are back for a performance in Liberty Lake. For more: 210-9779
July 25 to Aug. 2 | "Goldilocks and The Three Pigs"
Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave. This delightful take on a couple of old storybook standbys is full of energy, humor and adventure for all ages. For tickets, show times and more: www.libertylaketheatre.com
Liberty Lake Art Society Third Wednesday of the month, various times and locations. Create, learn and explore new art avenues, as well as display, sell and network your art. No jurying board, no bylaws, no pressure. 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
CIVIC & BUSINESS
July 11 | Women Executives of Liberty Lake (WELL)
12:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Liberty Lake Portal, Mica Peak room, 23403 E. Mission Ave. Women who do business in and around Liberty Lake are invited to hear Deanna Tiemann with Squishy Peanut Marketing talk about updates and changes with Facebook. For more: www.womenexecutivesoflibertylake.com
July 18 | Business Connections Lunch
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., MedStar Hangar at Felts Field, 6105 E. Rutter Ave. Cost is $28 for members and guests; $45 for non-members. For more: www.spokanevalleychamber.org
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 business professionals interested in promoting business in the Liberty Lake and Spokane 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
June 30 to July 2 | NBC Basketball Skills Camp
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. These camps designed especially for ages 8 to 12. Cost is $155 per camp. Also offered July 7-9 (dribbling focus), July 21-23 (shooting focus) and Aug. 18-20. For more: www.nbccamps.com
July 3 | Patriotic run
5:45 p.m., Pavillion Park. Liberty Lake Running Club and Fallen Heroes Circuit Course committee is hosting a circuit course/fun run. The group will start at the machines at Pavillion Park, run to Rocky Hill Park to do the circuits there and then return for another round at Pavillion Park. For more: www.facebook.com/LLRunningClub
July 8, 15, 22 and 29 | High School Summer Volleyball League
HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Cost is $180 per team. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org
July 8 to Aug. 27 | Adult and junior golf lessons
Trailhead Golf Course, 1102 N. Liberty Lake Road. Junior lessons are available in two morning sessions for $70, while adult lessons are offered in two evening sessions for $110. For more: 928-3484 or www.libertylakewa.gov/golf
July 12 | Liberty Lake Loop
8 a.m., Pavillion Park. Sponsored by the Friends of Pavillion Park, the four-mile route leaving from Pavillion Park will be followed by a kids race. Cost is $15. For more: www.pavillionpark.org
July 13 | Valley Girl Triathlon
7:45 a.m., starting line near Inlet Drive. Registrations are sold out for this women-only spring distance triathlon. But spectators are welcome to observe the race which includes a 1/3-mile swim, 12-mile bike ride and 3-mile run around the community. For more: www.valleygirltri.com
July 14-16 | ESS-Futsal Bambinos Soccer Activities Camp
9 to 11:30 a.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Cost is $59 for this camp for ages 3 to 5. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org
July 20 | Newman Lake 25K Run
6:30 a.m., Public fishing/boat launch area, Newman Lake. The scenic route winds itself around the lake and concludes with a pancake breakfast. Registration is due by July 18. For more: www.active.com
July 28 to Aug. 1 | ESS-Futsal Summer Skills Camp
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Cost is $119 for this camp for ages 6 to 14. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org
July 29 | Criterium Bike Race
5 to 9 p.m., Half Moon Park. Bike racing returns to the River District neighborhood with this annual event. Prior to the adult races starting at 6 p.m., kids races open to those 12 and under will begin at 5 p.m. Racers will be grouped by age, size and enthusiasm and parents will need to register each child by 4:45 p.m. Helmets are required. To register and for more: www.exploreriverdistrict.com
July 31 | Splash night with Spokane Indians 6 p.m., Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana. Join with other baseball fans for a game against the Hillsboro Hops followed by post-game Circle the Bases. For tickets and more: spokaneindians.com
July 31 to Aug. 28 | 2014 Junior Golf Camps 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays, MeadowWood Golf Course, 24501 E. Valleyway. This camp is for ages 11 to 17. Cost is $50. For more: 255-9539
Aug. 2-3 | Barefoot Soccer Tournament
Pavillion Park. Enjoy music, food and jumpy castles at this second annual event. Cost is $150 per team from U6 through U15, adult rec and competitive divisions. For more: www.facebook.com/Barefoot3v3
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 run through Aug. 30. For more: 255-9293 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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. For more: www.facebook.com/LLRunningClub