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October 2014 Calendar Events

Oct 1           

• YWCA Women of Achievement Benefit Luncheon, Hattie Kauffman, Spokane Convention Center, 11:30 a.m. to1:30 p.m., ywcaspokane.org

            • “Nonviolence in Action: Peacekeeping for Successful Protests,” 35 W Main, 5:30 p.m., food, 6 p.m. training, 838-7870

Oct 2            • The Fig Tree Benefit Planning and Board Meeting, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon - benefit, 1 p.m. - board, 535-4112

            • Laugh for the Cure, Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington Affiliate, comedian Shaun Jones and Drew Barth, Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St., 6 to 10 p.m., komeneasternwashington.org

            • “Being Religious Interreligiously,” John Borelli of Georgetown University, Gonzaga Law School Barbieri Courtroom, 7 p.m.,

Oct 3           

• Family Promise of North Idaho Cardboard Box City, Fernan Elementary School, 521 N. 21st, Coeur d’Alene, 208-777-4190

 • Partnering for Progress Benefit Auction and Dinner, “Into Africa Auction, Seth Okuma, P4P Kenya project administrator, Mirabeau Park Hotel, Spokane Valley, 5:30 p.m., 720-8404, intoafricaauction.org

Oct 3-4           

• West Central Festival of the Arts, “The Stories We Tell,” Salem Lutheran, 360-204-1311, facebook.com/westcentralarts

Oct 4           

• Oktoberfest-style Fundraiser, Central Lutheran, 512 S. Bernard, proceeds for local food banks and soup kitchens, 2 p.m., www.clspokane.org

• Faith Action Network Spokane Cluster, Salem Lutheran, 1428 W. Broadway, 1:30 p.m., 206-625-9790

• Eastern Washington Legislative Conference Planning, Salem Lutheran, 3:30 p.m., 535-4112

Oct 5           

• Main Market Co-op Harvest Party, 44 W. Main, noon to 6 p.m.

Oct 6-8           

• Turner Lectures 2014, “Past and Future Church: From the Ends of the Earth to Our Doorstep,” the Rev. Michael Kinnamon and the Rev. Carol Howard Merritt, Englewood Christian Church, 511 N. 44th Ave., Yakima, 509-966-6550, englewoodchristianchurch.comnwrcc@disciplesnw.org

Oct 7, 28, Nov 4           

• Opus Night Forums, Wulff Auditorium at Jepson Center, Gonzaga, 7 p.m.

Oct 8           

• Spokane Police Accountability & Reform Coalition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

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

“Home Grown Leaders,” Krista Foundation, 7:30 a.m., jessica@kristafoundation.org

Oct 8, 22           

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

Oct 9           

• Transitions’ Annual People Who Care, “The Pursuit of Justice,” Red Lion Hotel at the Park, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., lunch at noon, 328-6702, info@help4women.org

• Whitworth University’s President’s Leadership Forum, Condoleeza Rice, Spokane Convention Center, noon, 777-4974, iaevents@whitworth.edu

• Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane, Protest of Condoleezza Rice, 35 W. Main, 11 a.m., 838-7870, pjals.org

• World Relief’s Annual Benefit Show, DoubleTree Hotel, 6 p.m., 321-1879, afunnell@wr.org

Oct 9, 23           

• Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee, 35 W. Main, 3 p.m., 838-7870

Oct 11           

• Empty Bowls Fundraiser Auction for West Central Episcopal Mission, St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave., 5:30 p.m., 954-9638, carriecl@live.com

Oct 12           

• Northwest Coalition for Human Rights Annual Meeting, Nursing Building, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., nwchr.wordpress.com

• Bishop’s Brunch, formerly the Poor Man’s Meal, House of Charity, 32 W. Pacific, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 358-4254, catholiccharitiesspokane.org

Oct 13-15           

• Spokane Regional Leaders Prayer Summit, Ross Point Camp and Conference Center, Post Falls, (509) 270-1457, jfos@comcast.net

 

Oct 15           

• Forum on Police Accountability on the Militarization of Police and Body Cameras, ACLU, Center for Justice, PJALS, 6 p.m.

• Interfaith Service for Opus Prize, Gonzaga University Chapel, College Hall, 5 p.m.

Oct 16           

• Inland Northwest Workers with Disabilities Job Fair, Comfort Inn, 923 E. 3rd Ave., 9 a.m. to noon, 532-3175, levans@esd.wa.edu

• Peace & Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

• Opus Prize Award Ceremony, Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 7 p.m., complimentary tickets: gonzaga.edu/opusprize

Oct 17-19           

• “Grounded in Faith, Growing Our Future,” 50th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, the Marcus Whitman Hotel, 6 W. Rose St., Walla Walla, 624-3191

• Holden Village on the Road, Ellensburg, program@holdenvillage.org, holdenvillage.org

Oct 18           

• Animal Blessings by Buddhist Monk Geshe-La Phelgye, founder of the Universal Compassion Foundation, Corbin Park, 10 to 11 a.m., lori@barkcanoe.com

• Universal Compassion Foundation Buddhist Studies and Meditation, 122 W. Euclid, 6:30 p.m., ffhh2o@hotmail.com

Oct 19                       

• “Take Back Your Life Expo,” A Celebration of Life for Domestic Violence Survivors, Community Resource Fair, Lincoln Center, 316 N. Lincoln St., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Male Ensemble Northwest Concert, St. Stephen’s Episcopal, 5720 S. Perry, 2 p.m., 448-2255

Oct 20           

• NAACP, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct, 7 p.m., spkncpbr@gmail.com

Oct 21           

• “Citizen Koch,” documentary screening and panel discussion, proceeds to Meals on Wheels Spokane, The Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague, 6 p.m., 993-5785

Oct 22           

• Public Hearing on Spokane River Flow, Center Place Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Pl., 6 p.m., open house, 7 p.m., public hearing, 209-2899, naiads.wordpress.com, celp.org

Oct 23           

• “Flow: Carving Pathways for Greater Good, Inland Northwest Nonprofit Conference, Lincoln Center, 316 N. Lincoln St., 253-330-8850, inwconference.org

Oct 24           

• Spokane Human Rights Award Breakfast, Spokane City Hall, Chase Gallery, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd, 8 a.m., 625-6966, eracoshrc@spokanecity.org

Oct 25           

• “Fall Compost Fair and Leaf Festival,” John A. Finch Arboretum, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 625-6800, solidwaste.org

Oct 26           

• “Feast with Friends,” Futurewise Benefit, Central Food, 1335 W Summit Pkwy, 6 p.m.

Oct 28                       

• “Planning: The Key to Survival for the Dementia Caregiver,” Hayden Public Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, Idaho, Alzheimer’s Association-Inland Northwest Chapter, 2 to 4 p.m., 208-666-2996

• Estate Planning Seminar, attorney Marc Wallace, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 501 E. Wallace, Coeur d’Alene, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., 208-664-5533 or stlukescda.org

Oct 29           

• The Fig Tree Delivery and Mailing, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m., 535-1813

Oct 31           

• Hope House Celebrity Fashion Show, Volunteers of America, DoubleTree Hotel, 322 N. Spokane Falls Ct., noon to 2 p.m., 524-2378, kdale@voaspokane.org

• Harvest Health Fest, South Perry Learning Center Neighborhood Network, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 3 to 6 p.m., 535-6913

Nov 5           

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

 

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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