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November 2014 Calendar Events

Nov 2           

• African Children’s Choir, Washington Life Center, 1201 N. Government Way, 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 5 p.m., 327-4422

Nov 4           

• “God Between the Waters: Centuries of Evangelization on the Shores of Lake Atitlán, Guatemala,” history professor Joseph Lenti and history graduate student Mike Edwards, 207 Monroe, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, 2 p.m.
           
• “Wrap-up:  What’s Next for Gonzaga and Opus?  What’s Next for You?” Opus Prize follow-up, Wolff Auditorium in Jepson at Gonzaga University, 7 p.m., 313-6095

Nov 5
           
• “Contemporary Issues in Feminist Research: Community Empowerment and Gender Equality through Fair Trade,” Jenny Hyde of Alaffia, a sustainable skin care company, 207 Monroe Hall, EWU Cheney, noon
           
• “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines,” film and discussion, Jepson 017, Gonzaga University, 7 p.m., nwarm.org
           
• African Children’s Choir, St. Aloysius Catholic, 330 E. Boone, 7 p.m., 313-5896

Nov 6 
          
• The Fig Tree Benefit Planning and Board meetings, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon benefit and 1 p.m., board, 535-4112
           

• “Conversations about Dementia: Tips to help with Family Conversations,” Alzheimer’s Association, Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Rd., Coeur d’Alene, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., 800-272-3900 or https://www.krocsales.org/?site-cda
           
• “Color of Fear” screening, Jundt Auditorium Room 110, Gonzaga University, 7 p.m., 313-5836


Nov 7-8
           
• Jubilee International Marketplace, First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, jubilee page at spokanefpc.org

Nov 8-9
           
• Fall Folk Fest, The Lair at Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene, 747-2640, spokanefolklore.org

Nov 10 
          
• “How to Be with and Medically Serve Veterans with PTSD,” Walgreen’s Auditorium, WSU Spokane, noon

Nov 12
           
• “Corazon Journey to Guatemala,” Deborah DuPey, founder and owner of Corazon Scarves, 207 Monroe Hall, EWU-Cheney, noon
           
• The Fig Tree Writers Training, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., enter from Ivory St., 7 p.m., 535-1813

• African Children’s Choir, Washington New Life Church, 10920 E. Sprague, 7 p.m., 926-0362

Nov 13           

• “Little Black Dress,” YWCA, Nectar Tasting Room 120 S. Stevens, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., 326-1190, ywcaspokane.org

Nov 14           

• International Day of Tolerance, human chain at Crosby Student Center at Gonzaga University, noon, 313-5836

 

Nov 15           

• Smart Justice Spokane Community Symposium, Gonzaga Law School, 11:15 a.m., 838-7870, smartjusticespokane.org

Nov 17           

• Candlelight Vigil on poverty awareness, kick-off annual Catholic Charities Christmas Collection, House of Charity, 32 W. Pacific, 5:30 p.m., 358-4254 or jlee@ccspokane.org
           
• NAACP Meeting, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 7 p.m., spkncpbr@gmail.com

Nov 18           

• PFLAG Spokane, Bethany Presbyterian, 2607 S. Ray, 7 p.m., spokanepflag.org

Nov 18,25, Dec 2,9           

• Thomas Merton’s Bridges to Contemplative Living, The Franciscan Place, 1016 N. Superior, Sr. Patricia Novak, 483-6495, sjfconline.org

Nov 19           

• “Contemporary Issues in Feminist Research:  Spiritual Distress and Resilience throughout the Life Course in Healing from Interpersonal Trauma,” Bharon Bowland, associate professor of social work, 207 Monroe Hall, EWU-Cheney, noon

Nov 21           

• International Festival 2014, Hixson Union Building, Whitworth University 5:15 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. entertainment
           
• “The Exonerated,” Gonzaga University’s Magnuson Theatre, 7:30 p.m. slichty@pjals.org, 838-7870

Nov 21- Dec 14

• The Tree of Sharing is open in the three malls for picking up and delivering gift tags: Riverpark Square, Northtown, and Spokane Valley Mall.

Nov 22           

• Power of 5 Fundraiser, Nyne Bar and Bistro, 232 E. Sprague, 2 to 5 p.m., 499-3320

Nov 27           

• Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, “Celebrating Community,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Indiana and Post, 10 a.m., 294-5113

Nov 28, 29, 30           

• Festival of Fair Trade, Ganesh Himal Trading and other vendors, 35 W. Main, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 464-7677, festivaloffairtrade.com

Dec 3           

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

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

Dec 10-19           

• Christmas Bureau, Spokane Fair and Expo Center, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 358-4254

 

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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