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April 2015 Calendar Events

Apr 1-30            • The Fig Tree Benefit Pledge Drive continues, www.thefigtree.org

            • Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities, Lutheran Community Services Northwest, newsreports, 747-8224.

Apr 1            • 9th Annual Our Kids: Our Business Luncheon, “A Celebration of Early Childhood,” Spokane Convention Center, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., www.okob15.eventbrite.com

Apr 6-11            • 2015 American Indian Heritage Week, nic.edu/events/

Apr 9            • Whitworth University Career Services’ Summer Job and Internship Fair, Hixson Union Building, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 777-3272

Apr 10            • Opening Reception for Africa Art Exhibit, Dodson’s Jewelers, 516 W. Riverside, 991-6867

Apr 11            • YWCA Spring Fling Champagne Brunch and Silent Auction, Anthony’s Restaurant, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 326-1190

            • Gordon Jackson Conference in Media Law and Ethics,Whitworth University, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 777-4704

Apr 13            • 18th Annual Human Rights Banquet, “Rock Hill’s Civil Rights Journey from 1961 to 2015: The Friendship 9,” Coeur d’Alene Inn, 414 W. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene, 5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m., dinner, 208-765-3932, idahohumanrights.org

            • KSPS “Last Days in Vietnam,” 2014 documentary, The Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague, 6:30 p.m., www.lastdaysinvietnam.com

Apr 14            • Whitworth President’s Leadership Forum: Spring 2015, Bryan Stevenson, director of the Equal Justice Initiative, Spokane Convention Center, 7:30 to 9 a.m., 777-3449, iaevents@whitworth.edu.

            • Unity in the Community Committee Meeting, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S Richard Allen Ct., 5:30 p.m., mahenderson@west.com

            • “Mirror in the Mirror: A Celebration of Arvo Pärt,” Gonzaga University Chapel, 7 p.m., 313-6733

Apr 15, 21, 22, 28   • Immaculate Heart Retreat Center events, newsreports, ihrc.net

Apr 16            • YWCA Race/Social Justice Committee, YWCA on Monroe, 4 p.m., 326-1199 or www.ywcaspokane.org

            • WAMend movie, "Pay to Play,” Magic Lantern Theatre, 25 W. Main Avenue, 7pm, $10. scossey@robertcossey.com

Apr 18            • Family Search Symposium, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10405 W. Melville Dr., Cheney, 8:40 a.m. to 4 p.m., 838-6489 or visit rememberinggenerations.com

            • 45th Earth Day Celebration, Riverfront Park, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 487-0702, earthdayspokane2015@gmail.com

            • Martin Luther King Jr Family Outreach Benefit Dinner, Spokane Convention Center, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., 455-8722, varguello@mlkspokane.org

            • 9th Annual Viva Vino, Hispanic Business/Professional Association Foundation benefit, Mukogawa Commons, 4000 W. Randolph Rd., 7 p.m., 847-5794 vivavinospokane@gmail.com

Apr 18-27            • Japan Week: A Celebration of Japanese Culture, opening April 18 at the MAC, 2316 W. 1st, WSU Hirahara Photograph Collection, 363-5355, japanweekspokane.com

 

Apr 19            • Spokane Community Observance of the Holocaust, Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th, 7 p.m., 747-3304

            • Spokane Interfaith Council, West Central Episcopal Mission,1832 W. Dean Ave., 5 to 7 p.m., spokaneinterfaithcouncil.sky@gmail.com

Apr 20            • NAACP General Membership Meeting, 35 W. Main, 7 p.m., spokanenaacp@gmail.com 

Apr 20-26            • Get Lit!, getlitfestival.org

Apr 21            •  PFLAG Spokane (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Bethany Presbyterian, 2607 S. Ray, 6:30 p.m., spokanepflag.org

“Grove of the Fireflies,” Spokane Falls Community College Japan Week Film Festival, Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland, 7 p.m., 533-3367, yasukah@spokanefalls.edu

Apr 22            • Mission Community Outreach Civic Theater benefit, 7 p.m., 536-1084

Apr 23            • Pancakes for a Purpose, Hearth Homes, Valley IHOP, 14706 E. Indiana, 5 to 9 p.m.

            • Night of the Living Divas, Holy Names Music Center Benefit, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague, 7 p.m.,800-325-SEAT

Apr 23, 30            • “Climate Change: Our Call to Conversion,” The Franciscan Place, 1016 N. Superior St., 6:30 p.m., 483-6495

Apr 24            • Stand Against Racism, 358-7554,standagainstracism.org

Apr 25            • Spring Compost Fair and Arbor Day Celebration, Finch Arboretum, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., spokanecountysolidwaste.org

            • WAMend Initiative Launch event, "Get Money out of Elections," 1pm, SE corner Monroe + Summit Parkway to Spokane Public Library, march and workshop. scossey@robertcossey.com

Apr 25-26            • Fair Trade Event, St. Joseph Parish, 4521 N. Arden Rd., Otis Orchards, Saturday 2 to 7 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., stjoeparish.org

Apr 25-May 2    • Spokane Gives Week, volunteerspokane.org/aam/general

Apr 26            • Spokane CROP Walk, The Lair at Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St., registration noon, walk begins at 1:30 p.m., 468-4099, goss301@gmail.com

            • “The Hunting Ground,” Spokane Feminist Forum, campus sexual assault conversations, The Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main, 6 p.m., 435-5004

Apr 29            • A Conversation with Winona LaDuke, Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe) and Liz Moore, director of the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane, Showalter Hall, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, 11 a.m.

May 1            • “Let’s Get Social!” Catholic Charities Spokane’s 7th annual Gala, Davenport Hotel, 6 p.m., 358-4254, CatholicCharitiesSpokane.org

May 5            • Fig Tree Mailing and Delivery, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th, 9 a.m.

May 6            • Fig Tree Event and Board meetings, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon - event planning, 1 p.m. board, 535-1813

 

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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