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May 2016 Calendar Events

 

>-May 20            • Smithsonian National Museum traveling exhibition, “Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963,” Cheney Cowles Memorial Library, Whitworth, 777-4488

May 3            • Whitworth President’s Leadership Forum, Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution LLC, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., 777-3449

May 4            • KYRS Presents: An Evening with Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! radio host, Lewis and Clark High School Auditorium, 7 to 9:50 p.m., 747-3012, kyrs.org

May 5            • Cinco de Mayo Celebration, live music, vendors, food, piñata, De Leon Foods, 102 E. Francis, 3 to 8 p.m., 483-3033, deleonfoods.net

            • Spokane Community Observance of the Holocaust, “Heroes of the Holocaust,” Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave., 7 p.m., neveragain-spokane@comcast.net

May 5-7            • Rummage Sale for Community Outreach, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry, 8 to 4 Thursday/Friday, 8 to 2, Saturday, 448-2255, ststephens-spokane.com

May 6            • Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, Tilford Building, Room 115, 111 E. Desmet Ave, 3:30 p.m., 313-3485, telin@gonzaga.edu

            • NAACP Spokane Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction with Matt Santangelo of Hoopfest, East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone, 5 to 8 p.m., 209-2425

May 7            • Family Fun Fair Coeur d’Alene, Silver Lake Mall and Riverfront Park, noon

May 8            • Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch and Mass, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 8 a.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

May 9-13            • EWU Diversity Week, ewu.edu/about/ewu-events/diversity-week-16

May 10            • Unity in the Community Committee, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 5:30 p.m., nwunity.org

May 11            • Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council, Spokane Regional Health District 1101 W. College, noon to 1:30 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

            • Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits, Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St., 4 to 7 p.m., washingtonnonprofits.org/WNI

            • Inland Northwest Death Penalty Abolition Group, Community Building, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

            • Veterans for Peace, 35 W. Main, 6:45 to 8 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

May 11,18            • “Spring Gardening: Pacific Northwest Pollinators, Inland Northwest Land Conservancy Outing with Pat Munts, 328-2939, inlandnwland.org

May 12            • “Defeating Racism Today: What Does It Take?” Eva Abram, North Spokane Library, 44 E Hawthorne Rd., 7 p.m., www.scld.org

            • Presbytery of the Inland Northwest Gathering, Whitworth Presbyterian Church, 924-4148, pin@presbyteryinw.org

May 13            • The Fig Tree Writers and Editors Training, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon, 535-1813, mary@thefigtree.org

            • Catholic Charities Gala, Davenport Grand Hotel, 6 p.m., 358-4254, jlee@ccspokane.org

 

 

May 13-14            • Spokane Falls Community College Red Nations Club Powwow, gymnasium, 7 p.m. Friday, noon to 7 p.m., Saturday, dinner 5 p.m. Saturday at the Café at the Falls, 533-3546

May 14            • Junior Lilac Parade, Downtown Spokane, 10 a.m., info@spokanejlp.com

            • Family Fun Fair, Riverfront Park, after Junior Lilac Parade, 625-6601

            • Spokane Farmers’ Market Opening Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 20 W. 5th Ave., 995-0812, spokanefarmersmarket.org

May 15            • CROP Hunger Walk, Spokane Community College Lair, noon for registration and entertainment, 1:30 p.m. walk on campus, 468-4099, goss301@gmail.com

May 16            • Women Helping Women Fund Benefit Luncheon, “A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity,” Sheryl WuDunn, Spokane Convention Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., whwfspokane.org

May 17            • “Designing our Future: Connecting People, Advancing Causes,” Washington State Nonprofit Conference, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, wastatenonprofitconference.org

            • Breakfast with Bishop Emeritus William Skylstad, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 8 to 10 a.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

            • The Guatemala Commission’s Fourth Annual Celebration, Honoring Sr. Marie Tolle, Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., 5:30 to 8 p.m., 464-1497, patt9247@yahoo.com

May 18            • Silent Day of Prayer, “Mary: Receiver and Proclaimer of Mercy,” Fr. Victor Blazovich, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

May 19            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

            • MOWTown Downtown, Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., 7 to 10 p.m., Meals on Wheels Spokane,

            • Islam 101: Perceptions, Misconceptions and Context for the 21st Century, David Fenner, North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Rd., 7 p.m., scld.org, 893-8350

May 20            • Bread and Roses PJALS Dinner and Auction, Cathedral of St. John, 127 E. 12th Ave., 5:30 to 9 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

May 20-21            • Regional Assembly, Northwest Regional Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), First Christian Church, 840 10th St., Clarkston, 253-893-7202, disciplesnw.org

May 20-22            • Beginning Experience Weekend, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 534-1797, info@beginningexperienceofspokane.us

            • Weekend Retreat for Men and Women, “Attaining Interior Freedom and Peace,” Fr. Jacques Philippe, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224, ihrc.net

May 22            • Faith Action Network Spring Summit, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 2607 S. Ray, 3 to 5 p.m., 206-625-9790, fan@fanwa.org, fanwa.org

May 25            • KHQ/WorkSource Job Fair, Spokane Convention Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., jcato@wdcspokane.com

            • Police Accountability Coalition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

June 1            • Fig Tree Distribution, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m., 535-1813

            • Peacekeeper Team Training for Pride, Community Building Mezzanine, 35 W. Main, 5:30 to 8 p.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

June 2            • Fig Tree Annual Meeting, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon, 535-4112

June 3            • Unity in the Community Rooftop Extravaganza, Umpqua Bank, 111 N. Wall St., 5:30 p.m., nwunity@icloud.com

June 3-5            • ArtFest, Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition, 456-3931, northwestmuseum.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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