Community Calendar of Events
Aug. 1 | Minute to Win It 5 to 7 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Bring the entire family for games, contests, refreshments and prizes. For more: 232-2510
Aug. 3 | Summer Book Sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Friends of the Liberty Lake Library will be holding a sale of books for all ages and interests.
Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 | Felting class 10:30 a.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. The library knitting club will hold a class during the month of August to learn to felt and craft a small purse or other small project. The first meeting on Aug. 3 will introduce the craft and discuss what supplies are needed and where to get them, while the rest of the month will be devoted to felting together. For more: 232-2510
Aug. 8 | Silly Poetry Night 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Municipal Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Local author and Children's Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt will visit the library. Kids and parents are invited to bring their own or favorite poems, silly or serious, to read aloud. For more: 232-2510
Aug. 12-16 | VBS at Uplift Church 6 to 9 p.m., 23424 N. Swing Lane. Kids are invited for Bible Club, food, fun and outdoor adventures during God's Backyard Bible Camp. For more: 995-7718 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug. 12-18 | Creation Day Camp 9 a.m. to noon, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4308 N. Harvard, Otis Orchards. Free event for ages 5 to12. Breakfast served daily plus live animals and lots of fun prizes. To RSVP or for more: 842-2355
Aug. 17 | Mutt Strut 8 a.m., Pawpular Companions Pet Supplies, 21950 E. Country Vista Dr., Ste. 100. This third annual pledge event will consist of a 2.5-mile route around the Liberty Lake business/residential walking path, an ice cream social, store vendors, free giveways and raffle prizes. All funds raised benefit Higher Ground Animal Sanctuary. To register or for more: 927-8890 or www.pawpularcompanions.com
Aug. 19-22 | VBS at Liberty Lake Church 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Church, 704 S. Garry Road. For kids entering grades 1 through 5, children will sweep through the book of Psalms and learn what it means to worship the King Most High. To register or for more: 255-6266 or www.libertylakechurch.com
Aug. 23 | Community Carnival 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Stepping Stone, 23306 E. Mission. The public is invited to a carnival featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, food and games. For more: 924-0776 or www.steppingstonelibertylake.com
Aug. 24 | Annual Pie Festival 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Lake Farmers Market, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. A pie walk and pie eating contest will be offered. For more: www.llfarmersmarket.com
Friends of the Liberty Lake Municipal Library 4 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month, Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. The group will have books for sale at the Liberty Lake Farmers Market on July 13 and Aug. 3.
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 Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. The market runs through mid-October. For more: www.llfarmersmarket.com
Liberty Lake Lions Club Noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, Barlow's Restaurant, 1400 N. Meadowwood Lane. For more: 927-2193 or email@example.com
Liberty Lake Merchants Association 7 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. Networking begins at 6:45 a.m.
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; 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, anime club; 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, 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 6:15 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
Aug. 17 | Family Concert Series with Jenks 3 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley. Corey Jenks will provide a juggling and music show outdoors featuring original music, rings, clubs and dancing. For more: www.scld.org
Aug. 17-18 | Auditions for "Death By Chocolate" 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave. Roles available for men and women ages 18 and up. No preparation necessary. Performances slated for Oct. 18-26. For more: www.libertylaketheatre.com
Aug. 17 | Robert Cray Band 7 p.m., Pavillion Park, Liberty Lake. Bring your blankets and chairs to the park for a night made up of a little rock, soul, jazz, blues and gospel. For more: www.pavillionpark.org
Aug. 25 | "Henry V" by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks 5 p.m., Pavillion Park. MSIP's 41st summer season proudly present the exciting history of Henry V. For more: www.pavillinopark.org or www.shakespeareintheparks.org
Aug. 31 | Lud Kramer Memorial Concert by Spokane Symphony 6 p.m., Pavillion Park. The Friends of Pavillion Park sponsor this outdoor symphony performance over Labor Day weekend. For more: www.pavillionpark.org
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
Aug. 1 | Mission to China orientation meeting 5:30 to 7 p.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan. The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce is extending the opportunity to travel to China March 24 to April 2, 2014, for sightseeing and learning about the Chinese business system. Cost for the 10-day, 8-night trip is $2,300 per person. RSVP for the meeting to 924-4994. For more: www.spokanevalleychamber.org
Aug. 8 | Scramble Golf Tournament 11:30 a.m., MeadowWood Golf Course, Liberty Lake. Hosted by the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce, the $100 entry fee includes dinner, drink, raffle ticket and goodie bag. For registration and more: www.spokanevalleychamber.org
Aug. 9 | Women Executives of Liberty Lake (WELL) meeting 12:45 to 2 p.m., Just Chillin' Frozen Yogurt, 1322 N. Liberty Lake Road. Enjoy the latest yogurt flavor while networking in a relaxed atmosphere. For more: www.womenexecutivesoflibertylake.com
Aug. 16 | Greater Spokane Valley Chamber Business Connections Breakfast 6:30 to 8:30 a.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan. Coffee and conversation begin at 6:30 a.m., program begins at 7 a.m. Cost is $25 for members and guests, $35 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 Municipal Library board meeting 10:30 a.m. the first Thursday of each month, 23123 E. Mission Ave.
Liberty Lake Library Foundation meeting Noon the first Wednesday 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 third Wednesday of each month, 22510 E. Mission Ave.
HEALTH & RECREATION
Aug. 2 | Way to Well Health Tour Noon to 7 p.m., Walgreens, 1502 N. Liberty Lake Road. Three free health tests will be administered to adults age 18 and older. No health insurance needed. A free, one-year AARP membership will be given to all adults who receive tests. For more: www.walgreens.com/waytowell
Aug. 3 | Splash night with Spokane Indians 6 p.m., Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana. Join with other baseball fans for a game followed by fireworks. For tickets and more: www.spokaneindians.com
Aug. 5-9 | Advantage Basketball Camp 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. For ages 7 to 18, this camp is a well-balanced mix of practice drills and friendly fun that encouraged respect for sportsmanship, enhanced fundamental athletic abilities and a deeper understanding of teamwork and responsibility. Cost is $195 for 3-day option and $265 for 5-day option. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org
Aug. 8 | LLCTA/LLRC neighborhood event 6 to 8:30 p.m., Rocky Hill Park. Liberty Lake Running Club and Liberty Lake Community Tennis Association are hosting free activities and a neighborhood concert. A 3-mile run will begin at 6 p.m., and the silent tennis clinic will begin at 6:30 p.m. Music by the Angela Marie Project will begin at 6:30 p.m. Food will be provided, and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs for the concert.
Aug. 12-14 | Isaiah Thomas Youth Skills Academy 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. NBA player Isaiah Thomas will teach basketball skills to ages 6 to 16 through fun games and NBA-style drills. Cost is $250. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org
Aug. 13 | Criterium Bike Race 5 to 9 p.m., Half Moon Park, River District neighborhood. This sixth annual event is hosted by the Baddlands Cycling Club and features a kids race, adult races and wood-fired pizza by Veraci Pizza. Open to children under 12, registration for the kids race will take place at the north end of the park at 4:30 with the race beginning at 5 p.m. Adult races begin at 6 p.m. on a short, closed course. Neighborhood parking and traffic restrictions will be in place from noon until 9 p.m. For more: 255-9456
Aug. 15-17 | NBC Basketball Position Camp 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. For athletes ages 9 to 15, this camp provides specific instruction for excelling in the guard, wing or post position. Cost is $150. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org
Aug. 17 | Inland Empire Martial Arts Tournament 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Admission is $5 for adults; children under 12 are free. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org
Aug. 17-18 | Barefoot 3v3 Soccer Tournament & Festival Pavillion Park. Cost is $150 per team, which includes a T-shirt for each participant. Enjoy music, food, beverages and jumpy castles. For more: "Barefoot 3v3 soccer" on Facebook
Aug. 19-21 | Eclipse Volleyball Camp 1 to 4 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. This camp for all skill levels focuses on basic skills and how to build a stronger overall player. Cost is $75 per player. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org
Aug. 22-24 | Red Lion Cup NAIA Volleyball Tournament 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Women's college volleyball teams challenge each other in multiple matches during the Cascade/Frontier Red Lion Challenge. For more: www.hubsportscenter.org
Aug. 22 | Detox wrap demo 6:30 p.m., Healthy Living Liberty Lake, 2207 N. Molter Road, suite 203A. The public is invited to learn about a botanically-based formula that tightens, tones and firms wherever applied while minimizing the appearance of cellulite and skin slackening. Call to reserve a spot at this free, informative demonstration. For more: 924-6199
Aug. 25 | Emerald City Basketball Academy Fall 2013 Tryouts 10 to 11:30 a.m. (girls) and noon to 1:30 p.m. (boys), HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. For athletes in grades 3 through 12. For more: 206-248-9730
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. Tuesdays, $5/person
Basketball open gym: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesdays, $4/person
Pickleball drop-in:12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Mon. through Thurs.; 6 to 8 p.m. Sun. and Wed., $2/seniors ($4/non-seniors)
Zumba classes drop-in: 10 to 11 a.m. Mon./Wed./Fri.; 6 to 7 p.m. Mon.; 9 to 10 a.m. Sat.; $3/person
Liberty Lake Ladies 9-Hole Golf Club 9 a.m. on Thursdays, Liberty Lake Golf Course, 24403 E. Sprague Ave. For more: 255-9498
Liberty Lake Running Club 6 p.m. on Thursdays, True Legends Grill, 1803 N. Harvard Road. Runners or walkers are invited to gather with others for a 3-mile route. For more: 954-9806 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Aug. 8 at Rocky Hill Park
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. 31. For more: 255-9293 or email@example.com
Trailhead Golf Lessons Trailhead Golf Course, 1102 N. Liberty Lake Road. Programs are available for youth and adults. For more: 928-3484 or www.libertylakewa.gov/golf
Trailhead Ladies 9-Hole Golf Club 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, Trailhead Golf Course, 1102 N. Liberty Lake Road. Club meeting 8 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month. For more: 939-5119
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.