Calendar of events
Feb. 8 | Van Gogh and Merlot painting event 6:30 p.m., Twisp Café and Coffee House, 23505 E. Appleway. Instruction, supplies, appetizers and one glass of wine are all included for $45 in this fundraiser for Friends of Liberty Lake Library. Sign up at Twisp, or for more info: 474-9146
March 2 | "Evening in Paris" Father Daughter Dance 7 to 9 p.m. Save the date for this 8th annual event sponsored by the Liberty Lake Kiwanis and K-Kids. Advance tickets go on sale Jan. 24 for $20 per person (if purchased by Feb. 25). For more: www.libertylakekiwanis.org
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 Wednesday of each month, Barlow's Restaurant, 1400 N. Meadowwood Lane. For more: 927-2193 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Liberty Lake Municipal Library 23123 E. Mission Avenue. 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.
MUSIC & THE ARTS
Feb. 22 | Custer's Grass Band concert 7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. This Spokane-based bluegrass band features Liberty Lake resident Bob Asbury. Cost is $20 (or $15 for students). For more: 208-457-8950 or www.thejacklincenter.org
Jan. 26 | Gem of the Valley Gala 6 p.m. Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Rd., Spokane Valley. Hosted by the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber, this semi-formal event includes dinner, silent auction and a celebration of two outstanding Businesses of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Chamber Member Volunteer, Ambassador of the Year, District Educators of the Year and the Harry E. Nelson Citizen of the Year. Tickets: $55 each or $600 for table of 8. For more: 534-9142 or email@example.com
Feb. 9 | 12th Annual Eastern Washington / North Idaho Regional Lakes Conference 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spokane Community College Lair - Student Union Building, 1810 N. Greene Street, Spokane. RSVP by January 31. To RSVP or for more: firstname.lastname@example.org or 922-5443 ext. 230
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 Municipal Library Board 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, 23123 E. Mission Ave.
Special 4 p.m. meetings have been called for Feb. 27 and March 27
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.
HEALTH & RECREATION
Jan. 25 | Wall of Fame ceremony 4 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. A social in the school's commons will begin at 4 p.m. followed by the unveiling of the plaques at 4:30 p.m. The induction ceremony will begin prior to the CV varsity girls basketball tip-off (around 5:25 p.m.), and will continue throughout game breaks with the final presentation announced during halftime of the varsity boys game (around 7:45 p.m.). For more: www.cvsd.org
Feb. 18 | Elite Flyers Cheer Clinic 9 a.m. to noon, HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., Liberty Lake. This cheerleading clinics for girls in kindergarten through 8th grade will emphasize the basics in motions, jumps, cheers and basic stunting. Cost is $30. For more: 927-0602
Feb. 18 | HUB February Basketball Clinic 9 a.m. to noon, HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., Liberty Lake. Ball handling, shooting skill development, sportsmanship and teamwork will be taught in this clinic offered for boys and girls in grades 1 through 6. Cost is $30 per player and pre-registration is required. For more: www.hubsportscenter or 927-0602
Feb. 23 | Special Olympics Polar Plunge 9 a.m., Liberty Lake Regional Park, 3707 S. Zephyr Road. This fundraising effort organized by law enforcement agencies is a unique opportunity for individuals and organizations support local Special Olympics athletes by collecting pledges and plunging into the frigid water of Liberty Lake. The event is free to the public, but there is a $50 fundraising minimum for participants. For more: www.SpecialOlympicsWashington.org or 299-7117
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