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Calendar of events
10/24/2012 10:47:22 AM


Oct. 25 | Books 'n Brew
6:30 p.m. Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Avenue. This book club for adults will be discussing Little Bee, this year's Spokane Is Reading book, by Chris Cleave. For more: 232-2510

Oct. 27 | Author Linda Konecny Book Signing 10 a.m. to noon, Pawpular Companions Boutique, 21950 E. Country Vista Drive, Suite 100. Konecny will be available to sign copies of her book, "Dave's Thanksgiving: A Visit from Grandma."

Oct. 29 | Halloween Party 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Crafts, games and prizes. Wear your costume. $2 photos with decorative frame. For more: 232-2510

Nov. 1 | Great Candy Buy Back 4 to 7 p.m., KiDDS Dental, 1327 N. Stanford Lane, Suite 5. Dental office buys leftover Halloween candy at $1 per pound and sends it to troops overseas in this fifth annual event. Also, goodie bags and prizes. For more: 891-7070 or

Nov. 1 | LLCA Moms Night Out 6 to 8:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Children's Academy, 1322 N. Stanford Lane. Snacks and vendors offering gifts for early holiday shopping with proceeds benefitting Liberty Lake Children's Academy. For more: 922-6360


Nov. 3 | Friends Book Sale 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Titles for all ages plus tickets will be sold for a Kindle drawing to be held Nov. 17. For more: 232-2510

Nov. 10 | 20th Annual Beach and Leaf Pick-up Beginning at 8 a.m. until finished for customers living in Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District boundaries. Free annual event will pick up leaves, yard/garden vegetation, weeds, algae, pine needles, grass clippings and other similar materials left in front of residences. No rocks, stumps, roots, trees, sod or shrubs. All material must be bagged or contained for easy loading by crews. For more: 922-5443


Friends of the Liberty Lake Municipal Library
6 p.m., the last Tuesday of every month, 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:

- Oct. 31 meeting is a "bring a friend" event that will include a free breakfast provided by members
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 Wednesday of each month, Barlow's Restaurant, 1400 N. Meadowwood Lane. For more: 927-2193 or

Liberty Lake Municipal Library 23123 E. Mission Ave. 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; 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, toddler/preschool story time. For more: 232-2510

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

Senior Lunch programs 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Liberty Lake City Hall, 22710 E. Country Vista Drive, and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Talon Hills Senior Complex, 24950 E. Hawkstone Loop. Seniors age 60 and older invited; recommended donation $3.50.


Nov. 3-4 | Biannual Central Valley High School Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. Admission is $2 and benefits the Central Valley High School band program.


Nov. 1 | Health Fair
6 to 8 p.m., Guardian Angel Homes, 23102 E. Mission Ave. Free event includes seminars on anti-aging medicine and bone health from Family Medicine Liberty Lake's Dr. Susan Ashley. For more: 928-6700

Nov. 8 | Great Harvest Bread Co. Open House 5 to 7 p.m., 21651 E Country Vista Drive. Free samplings of new holiday products at this shopping event. For more: 891-9336

Nov 10| Spokane Cork and Keg Festival 7 to 10 p.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. Hundreds of wines and microbrews plus hors d'oeuvres prepared by the Inland Northwest Culinary Academy. Live music by the Martini Brothers. Must be 21 to attend.  Tickets are $45 in advance at  or Eau de Vie Wine Shoppe, 21718 E. Mission Ave., or $50 at the door. For more: 467-7744


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

- Regular meeting on Nov. 12 has been moved to 7 p.m. Nov. 13. It will include a public hearing on vacant CVSD property adjacent to Liberty Lake Elementary School

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

- Special meeting will be held on Nov. 13

Liberty Lake Municipal Library Board 6:30 p.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

- Special meeting at 4 p.m. Friday for a city of Liberty Lake tour

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 4 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, 22510 E. Mission Ave.

- November meeting schedule has been amended to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 and Nov. 14 to review applications and then interview candidates, respectively, for open commissioner position


Oct. 25 | Liberty Lake Running Club
6 p.m., Palenque Mexican Restaurant, 1102 N. Liberty Lake Road. Tonight's season-ending run will be followed by a party at the home of Sherry and Allen Pickering. For more: 927-9372 or

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