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June, July and August 2016 Calendar Events

June 1            • “Healing Hearts Northwest - Into the Heart of Rwanda and Rising from the Ashes,” documentary on Healing Hearts team in Rwanda, The Bing, 901 W. Sprague, 7 p.m.

June 1-3            • “Powerful Praise! Music Conference,” Opportunity Presbyterian Church. 202 N. Pines Rd.

June 2-30            • “The Bridge” interfaith East-West art exhibition, Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave., Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., stjohns-cathedral.org and oncaravan.org

June 3            • Unity in the Community Rooftop Extravaganza, funds for school supplies, bike helmets and scholarships, Umpqua Bank Rooftop/5th Floor, 111 N. Wall St., 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., nwunity.org

June 3-5            • ArtFest, Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition, 160 artisans, food and music, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 456-3931, artfest@northwestmuseum.org

            • Serenity 12-Step Retreat, “Practical, Simple and Basic: The Genius of the 12 Steps,”  Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224, ihrc.net

June 3-19            • “The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later,” Stage Left, 108 W. Third, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., 838-9727

June 4            • June Bug Fun Run, Lutheran Community Services Northwest benefit, Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Green St., 9 a.m., 343-5020

            • “Stand Up for Mental Health,” Spokane Youth N’ Action, The Modern Theater Spokane, 174 S. Howard St., 6 to 8:30 p.m., 892-9241, passages-spokane.org

June 6-17            • Habitat-Spokane Blitz Build, 400 E. I St., Deer Park, 534-2552, habitat-spokane.org

June 6-July 1            • Fall Folk Festival Call for Performers, due July 1, 828-3683, fallfolkfestival@moxxee.com, spokanefolkfestival.com

June 7            • Red Kettle Concert, benefit for Sally’s House-Salvation Army, The Bing Theater, 901 S. Sprague, 6:30 p.m.

            • Barbecue with Bishop Emeritus William Skylstad, “The Power of Mercy in a Troubled World,” IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 5 to 8 p.m. 448-1224, ihrc.net

June 10-26            • “The Hostage,” Ignite Community Theater, 10814 E. Broadway, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., 795-0004, igniteonbroadway@gmail.com, igniteonbroadway.org

June 11            • 25th Annual Pride Parade, “From Silence to Celebration,” OutSpokane, Downtown Spokane, noon to 1 p.m., 2016 Rainbow Festival, Riverfront Park, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., outspokane.com

            • PFLAG Spokane, Perkins Restaurant, 12 E. Olive, 6 to 8 p.m., spokanepflag.org

June 13-17 and 20-24             • Summer Seminar, “Confronting Overload & Depletion: Finding a Better Way,” Center for Organizational Reform, corhome.org

June 14            • Unity in the Community Committee Meeting, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 651 S. Richard Allen Ct., 5:30 p.m., nwunity.org

            • “The Draft,” KSPS Spokane Public Television, 8 p.m.,ksps.org

June 15            • “A Pilgrimage of Mercy,” Silent Day of Prayer of the Jubilee of Mercy, Fr. Daniel Barnett, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

June 16            • “Road to Discovery,” tour of Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, Deacon John Ruscheinsky and Sr. Mary Eucharista, SMMC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 448-1224, ihrc.net

June 17            • Juneteenth, Pillar Awards Banquet, Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, 806 W.  Indiana, 6 to 9 p.m., www.inwjc.org

June 18            • Juneteenth – Fathers’ Day Breakfast, Rogers High School, 1622 E Welleslay, 9 to 11 a.m., www.inwjc.org

            • “Be Fit to Serve Challenge,” Hutton Settlement, 9907 E. Wellesley, 9 a.m., 5.5-mile total body challenge, 315-5023, befittoserve@yahoo.com

June 20            • NAACP Spokane Membership Meeting, Community Building, 35 W. Main, 7 p.m., spokanenaacp@gmail.com

June 22            • Family Caregiver Conference, “You Put the Care in Giving,” Frontier Behavioral Health’s Family Caregiver Support Program, Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St., 458-7450

 

 

 

 

June 25            • Filipino American Cultural Gala, cultural entertainment, dinner and dancing, Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute Commons Building, 5 to 10 p.m., 999-3565

June 27-July 1            • Retreat for Men and Women, “Exercise of Contemplation in Action, Fr. Jeffrey Core, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, ihrc.net

July 1-4            • Fellowship of Reconciliation Centennial National Conference, “Persevering FOR Peace,” Seabeck, Wash., forseabeck.org

July 7-10            • “Herbal Wisdom for Today,” Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, Idaho, 208-962-2000, spirit-center@stgertrudes.org

July 12            • Barbecue with Bishop Emeritus William Skylstad, “The Crisis of Leadership in our World,” IHRC, 5 to 8 p.m. 448-1224, http://ihrc.net

July 16            • South Perry Street Fair, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., southperrystreetfair.com

July 18-22            • Whitworth Institute of Ministry, “For Such a Time as This: Christian Discipleship in the 21st Century,” with Brenda Salter McNeil of Seattle Pacific University speaking on reconciliation and author Mike Breen speaking on mission,777-3275, whitworth.edu/WIM/

            • Retreat for Spiritual Direction, “Moving in God’s Direction," Mary Sharon Moore, MTS, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 448-1224, ihrc.net

July 20            • Spokane Community College Mobile Food Bank, Adult Education Center, 2310 N. Monroe St., noon to 2 p.m., 533-4604

July 22-24            • Julyamsh Powwow, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, julyamsh.com

July 25            • “Lord Teach Us to Pray,” Silent Day of Prayer, Mary Sharon Moore, MTS, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr, 448-1224, ihrc.net

July 25-26            • Hoopfest 3-on-3 basketball, Downtown Spokane streets, 324-2414, spokanehoopfest.net

July 29            • Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center Capital Campaign event, Umpqua Bank, 111 N. Wall St., 455-8722, fgandy@mlkspokane.org

July 31            • Spokane Valley Cycle Celebration with 10- to 50-mile bike rides and bike rodeo, Mirabeau Meadows Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Pkwy, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 459-5081, info@valleyfest.org, cyclecelebration.com

Aug 3-10            • Ignatian Silent Retreat, “Praying and Contemplating in the Ignatian Way," Fr. C. Hightower, SJ, IHRC,  448-1224, ihrc.net

Aug 13            • Garland Street Fair, 900 W. Garland, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 939-8970, garlanddistrict@gmail.com

Aug 20            • Unity in the Community, Riverfront Park, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., nwunity.org

            • Market & Artisan Day, Silver Lake Mall, 200 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 928-9664, charity@thefamilyguide.org

Aug 23            • Barbecue with Bishop Emeritus William Skylstad, “The Church—A Prophetic Leader of Relationships in a Global World,” IHRC, 5 to 8 p.m. 448-1224, ihrc.net

Aug 26-28            • Gathering at the Falls Powwow, Riverfront Park, Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m., Sunday, noon, 325-5502, gatheringatthefallspowwow@gmail.com, gatfpowwow.org

Aug 31-Sept 5            • PigOut in the Park, Riverfront Park, 921-5579, spokanepigout.com

Aug 31            • Fig Tree Mailing and Distribution, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E 24th Ave., 9 a.m., 535-1812

Sept 1            • The Fig Tree Board, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 1 p.m., 535-1813

Sept 3            • Market and Artisan Day, River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave., Spokane, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 928-9664, charity@thefamilyguide.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.

   

 

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