10 for less than $10: family activities, music and improvisational comedy


1 Game on! – 4 p.m. Friday, CenterPlace West Lawn Plaza, 2426 N Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. The City of Spokane Valley kicks off National Parks and Recreation Month with Game On! The free event will feature live music, market offerings, and a “build a park” activity, among other activities. The evening will end with a screening of “The Lorax” at CenterPlace West Lawn Plaza. Organizers encourage families to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets for the film. For more information, visit spokanevalley.org/gameon. Admission fee

2 “Carmen and the Bull” – 5:30 p.m. Friday, Spirit Lake Library, 32575 N. Fifth Ave., Spirit Lake. The Inland Northwest Opera begins its production tour of the “opera truck” series of “Carmen and the Bull”. Narrative of the children’s story “Ferdinand the bull”, this light opera is set to music on Georges Bizet’s masterpiece “Carmen”. The production will visit various area schools, parks and libraries. For a list of public performance dates and locations, visit inlandnwopera.com or follow Inland Northwest Opera on Instagram @inlandnwopera. Admission fee

3 Food Truck Friday – 11 a.m. Friday, 211 N. Wall St. The city closes Wall Street every Friday for “Food Truck Fridays.” Presented in partnership with the Greater Spokane Food Truck Association, the event features appearances from Mixed Plate, Skewers, One Night Stand, Tacos Camargo, Toby’s bbq, Madfire Kitchen, Jerusalem, Daily Bread and Increditruck. For more information, visit Downtown Spokane.org. Admission fee

4 “To hang up” – Friday noon, Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Years after Peter’s adventures in Neverland, Captain James Hook kidnaps the children of an adult Peter Pan. He must return to Neverland and regain his youthful spirit in order to challenge an old enemy. Rated PG. 142 minutes. Directed by Steven Spielberg. For more information, visit garlandtheater.com or call (509) 327-1050. Admission: $5

5 3 Minute Microphone – 7 p.m. Friday, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Readers are invited to share up to three minutes of poetry. Content will not be censored, although readers are asked to be sensitive to younger members of the public. Masks and proof of vaccination required. For more information, visit auntiebooks.com and call (509) 838-0206. Admission fee

6 “Writing Tricks” – 7:30 p.m. Friday, Blue Door Theater, 815 W. Garland Ave. Blue Door Theater’s latest production, “The Write Stuff” is an improvised comedy show with “a fresh take.” A group of improv comedians “will choose the next bestseller based on your favorite quotes, sayings, or lines of dialogue.” For more information, visit bluedoortheatre.com or call (509) 747-7045. Admission: $8

seven Wonderful weekend market – 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Wonder Building, 835 N. Post St. A weekend farmer and craft market featuring local food, drink and vendors, hosted by the Wonder Building. Market hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October 22. For more information, visit wonderspokane.com or call (509) 534-5039. Admission fee

8 Safari – 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Blue Door Theater, 815 W. Garland Ave. The Blue Door Theater’s approach to “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Rated for mature audiences. Reservations are recommended. For more information, visit bluedoortheatre.com and call (509) 747-7045. Admission: $8

9 Monday night dance – 7 p.m. Monday, Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. The Corbin Senior Center hosts an evening of light refreshments, live music and all the dancing you can handle. All ages are welcome. For more information, visit corbinseniorcenter.org or call (509) 327-1584. Admission: $5

ten “Patriot Pop” – 9 p.m. Monday, Pavilion at Riverfront, 574 N. Howard St. The Spokane Symphony Orchestra hosts an evening full of Americana followed by the Riverfront Park fireworks show in honor of the 4th of July. For more information, visit spokanesymphony.org. Admission fee


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