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December 2014 Calendar Events

Dec 1-20

• L’Arche Christmas Tree Lot, Safeway at Hamilton and Mission, 483-0438

Dec 1-14

• Tree of Sharing, Northtown, Riverpark Square and Spokane Valley malls, 808-4909 or email mcconnelltos@gmail.com

Dec 3

• The Fig Tree mailing and delivery, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m.

• “The Resiliency Project: The Story of Like in Unlikely Places,” Youth for Christ youth sharing stories of resiliency through music, art, dance and poetry, Bing Crosby Theatre, 901 W. Sprague Ave., 327-7721, anniemay.brown@spokanefc.org

• “Black Spokane: The Civil Rights Struggle in the Inland Northwest,” Dwayne Mack, Barbieri Ballroom, Gonzaga Law School, 7 p.m., Gonzaga.edu/StudentLife/UMEC/Events.aspt

Dec 4

• The Fig Tree Board, Emmanuel Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon benefit and 1 p.m. board, 525-4112

Dec 6

• United Nations Association-Spokane Community Consultation, College Hall Room 101, Gonzaga University, 2 to 4:30 p.m., 313-3610, taninchev@gonzaga.edu

• “Advent: A Time of Waiting,” A Day of Prayer and Reflection, Sr. Patricia Novak, OSF, The Franciscan Place, 1610 N. Superior, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 483-6495, sjfconline.org

Dec 8

•“MLK 15: The Dream Behind Bars: Art for Social Change Competition,” deadline for Washington State University undergraduate artists to submit creative art, http//mlk.weu.edu/art-for-social-change-competition/

Dec 9

• YWCA Race/Social Justice Book Club, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures, by Anne Fadiman, 5:30 p.m., 326-1190

Dec 10, 11

• “King of Kings,” Singing Nuns, Bing Crosby Theatre, 901 W. Sprague, 2 and 7:30 p.m., 227-7638

Dec 10-19

• Christmas Bureau, providing food vouchers and books and toys to families in need, Spokane Fair & Expo Center, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., not open Sunday, 509-358-4254, jlee@ccspokane.org

Dec 12

• Michael Lindra’s Celtic Yuletide, “Christmas from Ireland,” The Bing Crosby Theatre, 901 W. Sprague, 7:30 p.m.

 

 

Dec 14

• Gingerbread Build Off,” Christ Kitchen Fundraiser, Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., children’s activity 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., ccckministry.org/cms/portfolio/annual-gingerbread-build-off-121514

• “Handel’s Messiah,” Community Sing-Along, First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar, 2:30 p.m. rehearsal, 4 p.m., 747-1058

Dec 17           

• “The Gift of Wait Time,” Coffee and Contemplation with Carolyn Terry, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224, programs@ihrc.net

Dec 19           

• Harmony for the Holidays, benefit for Catholic Charities Foundation, Bing Crosby Theatre, 901 W. Sprague, 8 p.m., 800-325-7328

• Fireside Discussions of Baha’i Faith, Joseph Urlacher, Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main, 5 p.m., 599-2411

Dec 19-21           

• “Walking with Mary through the Advent Season,” retreat with Fr. Armand Nigro, SJ, and Sr. Sharon Borgionio, FSPA, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224, programs@ihrc.net

Dec 20 

• Solstice Service: A service for acknowledging the darkness in our world and lives, and turning to Jesus, the light of the world. First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., Spokane, Saturday, December 20, 5:00pm
(509) 747-1058

Dec 21           

• German Christmas Service, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th Ave., 3 p.m.


• Lessons and Carols­ is a combination of worship and Christmas readings. While being very sacred, it will also be a modern and unique worship expression for Christmas. First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., Spokane, Sunday, December 21, 5:00pm
(509) 747-1058

Dec 26           

• Spokane Christmas Church Walk and Carol Sing, American Guild of Organists Spokane,Central United Methodist Church, 318 W. Third, Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington, and Central Lutheran Church, 518 S. Bernard, 4 to 6 p.m., 535-7145

Dec 31           

• The Fig Tree mailing and delivery, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m.

• First Night Spokane, downtown, 4 p.m. to midnight, 795-8691, firstnightspokane.org

 

Monthly events

1st/3rd Weds            • Death Penalty Abolition Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

2nd Tues            • Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee, 35 W. Main, 6 p.m.

2nd Wed            • Veterans for Peace, 35 W. Main, 6:45 p.m.

1st /3rd Thurs            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

   

 

The Fig Tree • 1323 S. Perry St. • Spokane, WA 99202 • 509-535-1813 • 509-535-4112