Girls Code @ Spark
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Girls Code @ Spark

SAT. AUG. 18 · 10 AM - 12 PM

GRADES 4-7 · Learn to create your own story — choose a setting, characters, and action — using core computer coding concepts. Create, collaborate, code! We value diversity and we welcome girls and girl-identified kids of any background to participate. No cost; registration required.

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Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers
Aug
21
10:00 AM10:00

Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers

Tue Aug 21  ·  10 - 11 am

Ages 1 - 5  ·  Discover new ways to play together and spark your young one's healthy mental, social, and emotional growth. Meet other families, eat a healthy snack, and get creative in a relaxed and supportive environment. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Imaginarium on the third Tuesday of each month!

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Drop in & Write
Aug
21
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writer Charles Montgomery.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Spark Central's 2nd Birthday Celebration + Movie Night
Aug
22
11:00 AM11:00

Spark Central's 2nd Birthday Celebration + Movie Night

Wed. Aug. 22

Activities at Spark Central  ·  11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Booth at the Kendall Yards Night Market  ·  5 - 9 p.m.
Special Screening of "Wall-E"  ·  Dusk

Spark Central, a 501(C) nonprofit in Kendall Yards is celebrating our 2nd birthday! Come into Spark Central all day for treats and birthday party activities for all ages. At dusk, join us for a special screening of "Wall-E" following Kendall Yards Night Market.

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Drop in & Draw
Aug
22
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop-in & RPG  ·  Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels
Aug
24
4:00 PM16:00

Drop-in & RPG  · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels

FRI AUG 24 ·  4 - 7 PM

AGES 5 - 105 · Bring your curiosity, imagination, and thirst for adventure, and we will supply the rest! If you have ever been curious about role-playing games, join us to experience this unique form of game-playing — we'll build a shared narrative using cooperative problem solving, exploration, imagination, and rich social interaction. 

Priority seating will be provided for participants age 17 or younger. We gladly make every effort to accommodate persons with accessibility requirements.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & RPG on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month!

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Girls Rock Lab Concert @ Downtown Spokane Library
Aug
25
to Aug 28

Girls Rock Lab Concert @ Downtown Spokane Library

Sat Aug 25  ·  7 pm

See the girl bands formed at Girls Rock Lab summer camp perform the songs they've created! Girls Rock Lab camp, for girls grades 3-8, provides workshops, mentors and a space where girls are empowered leaders and collaborators. Camp participants form bands, write songs and perform them at this memorable concert.

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Drop in & Write
Aug
28
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writer Charles Montgomery.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Drop in & Draw
Aug
29
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop in & Write
Sep
4
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writers Charles Montgomery and Lindsay Hill.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Drop in & Draw
Sep
5
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Diverse Voices Writing Group
Sep
6
5:30 PM17:30

Diverse Voices Writing Group

THU SEP 6 · 5:30 PM

ADULTS & TEENS · A writing group for all experience levels that supports and elevates diverse voices.

Long ago, when we had only darkness at night, people came together around miraculous fire to tell stories and describe visions. When you come to this writing group, whoever you might be outside of this circle, you are now a storyteller, a maker of visions, and a story-listener, too. In this circle there is only support and caring.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Diverse Voices on the first Thursday of each month.

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Drop in & Read
Sep
8
2:30 PM14:30

Drop in & Read

SECOND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  2:30 – 4 p.m.

Grades K - 8  ·  Read great books from our collection to inspire your own stories, crafts and drawings! Participants may read at their own pace and then choose from writing, arts or crafts activities based on what they have read. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Read on the second Saturday of each month!

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Drop in & Write
Sep
11
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writers Charles Montgomery and Lindsay Hill.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults
Sep
12
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults

Wed Sep 12  ·  10 - 11 am

We invite people of all abilities to gather for social interaction and the chance to explore creative interests on the second Wednesday of each month. Browse books, work on puzzles, use computers, draw, color, or just hang out!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Creative Studio on the second Wednesday of each month.

This program is free thanks to community support.

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Drop in & Draw
Sep
12
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop-in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels
Sep
14
4:00 PM16:00

Drop-in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels

FRI SEP 14 ·  4 - 7 PM

AGES 5 - 105 · Bring your curiosity, imagination, and thirst for adventure, and we will supply the rest! If you have ever been curious about role-playing games, join us to experience this unique form of game-playing — we'll build a shared narrative using cooperative problem solving, exploration, imagination, and rich social interaction. 

Priority seating will be provided for participants age 17 or younger. We gladly make every effort to accommodate persons with accessibility requirements.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & RPG on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month!

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D.I.Y. Print Shop with Chris Bovey
Sep
15
6:00 PM18:00

D.I.Y. Print Shop with Chris Bovey

Sat Sep 15  ·  6 - 8 pm

Learn to print like a pro at our D.I.Y Print Shop night with Chris Bovey — creator of the iconic Vintage Spokane Prints series. This is a free workshop, and it's also a "friend-raiser" — so you'll have the chance to purchase upgrades like t-shirts, fancy paper and extra supplies to support Spark Central (and take home some cool stuff). Either way, you'll leave with several pieces you've created yourself — and tons of new artsy skills! 

This program is free thanks to community support. No pre-registration needed!

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Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers
Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers

Thu. Sep. 18  ·  10 - 11 am

Ages 1 - 5  ·  Discover new ways to play together and spark your young one's healthy mental, social, and emotional growth. Meet other families, eat a healthy snack, and get creative in a relaxed and supportive environment. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Imaginarium on the third Tuesday of each month!

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Drop in & Write
Sep
18
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writers Charles Montgomery and Lindsay Hill.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Drop in & Draw
Sep
19
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop in & Write
Sep
25
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writers Charles Montgomery and Lindsay Hill.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Drop in & Draw
Sep
26
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop-in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels
Sep
28
4:00 PM16:00

Drop-in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels

FRI SEP 28 ·  4 - 7 PM

AGES 5 - 105 · Bring your curiosity, imagination, and thirst for adventure, and we will supply the rest! If you have ever been curious about role-playing games, join us to experience this unique form of game-playing — we'll build a shared narrative using cooperative problem solving, exploration, imagination, and rich social interaction. 

Priority seating will be provided for participants age 17 or younger. We gladly make every effort to accommodate persons with accessibility requirements.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & RPG on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month!

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Teen Writing Workshop: Writing Action Scenes
Oct
1
5:00 PM17:00

Teen Writing Workshop: Writing Action Scenes

Mon Oct 1 · 5 - 7 pm

Grades 9 - 12 · Intimidated by writing action scenes as dynamic as those you see on the big screen? Learn how you can use filmmaking techniques to create exciting action that keeps your reader glued to the page. Taught by indie novelist and filmmaker Adrienne Dellwo. Sign up online.

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Drop in & Draw
Aug
15
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop in & Write
Aug
14
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writer Charles Montgomery.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Girls Rock Lab: Session 1
Aug
14
to Aug 17

Girls Rock Lab: Session 1

4-Day Camp: Tue. Aug. 14 - Fri. Aug 17 · 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Concert: Sat. Aug 25 · Rehearsal & Parent Reception from 5-7 & Concert at 7 p.m.

GRADES 3 - 8 · Join a band, write your own music and play in a concert! Girls Rock Lab camp provides workshops, mentors and a space where girls are empowered leaders and collaborators. We value diversity and we welcome girls and girl-identified kids of any background to participate!

Girls Rock Lab is generously sponsored by Global Credit Union and held in partnership with the Spokane Public Library. No cost · Registration required.

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Drop in & Read
Aug
11
2:30 PM14:30

Drop in & Read

SECOND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  2:30 – 4 p.m.

Grades K - 8  ·  Read great books from our collection to inspire your own stories, crafts and drawings! Participants may read at their own pace and then choose from writing, arts or crafts activities based on what they have read. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Read on the second Saturday of each month!

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Drop-in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels
Aug
10
4:00 PM16:00

Drop-in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels

FRI AUG 10 ·  4 - 7 PM

AGES 5 - 105 · Bring your curiosity, imagination, and thirst for adventure, and we will supply the rest! If you have ever been curious about role-playing games, join us to experience this unique form of game-playing — we'll build a shared narrative using cooperative problem solving, exploration, imagination, and rich social interaction. 

Priority seating will be provided for participants age 17 or younger. We gladly make every effort to accommodate persons with accessibility requirements.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & RPG on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month!

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Diverse Voices Writing Group
Aug
9
5:30 PM17:30

Diverse Voices Writing Group

THU AUG 9 · 5:30 PM

ADULTS & TEENS · A writing group for all experience levels that supports and elevates diverse voices.

Long ago, when we had only darkness at night, people came together around miraculous fire to tell stories and describe visions. When you come to this writing group, whoever you might be outside of this circle, you are now a storyteller, a maker of visions, and a story-listener, too. In this circle there is only support and caring.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Diverse Voices on the first Thursday of each month.

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Drop in & Draw
Aug
8
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults
Aug
8
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults

Wed Aug 8  ·  10 - 11 am

We invite people of all abilities to gather for social interaction and the chance to explore creative interests on the second Wednesday of each month. Browse books, work on puzzles, use computers, draw, color, or just hang out!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Creative Studio on the second Wednesday of each month.

This program is free thanks to community support.

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Drop in & Write
Aug
7
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writer Charles Montgomery.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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The Inklings: Teen Writers' Group
Aug
4
3:00 PM15:00

The Inklings: Teen Writers' Group

FIRST SAT OF THE MONTH · 3 PM

GRADES 8-12 · Take your creative writing to the next level with support from other teen writers and published local authors. Get feedback on works-in-progress (bring one or two pages in any genre for workshop), and create new work using a variety of writing prompts. Hosted by Spokane poet Kat Smith. You bring the ideas and we’ll bring the snacks!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for the Inklings on the first Saturday of each month!

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Diverse Voices Writing Group
Aug
2
5:30 PM17:30

Diverse Voices Writing Group

THU JUL 5 · 5:30 PM

ADULTS & TEENS · A writing group for all experience levels that supports and elevates diverse voices.

Long ago, when we had only darkness at night, people came together around miraculous fire to tell stories and describe visions. When you come to this writing group, whoever you might be outside of this circle, you are now a storyteller, a maker of visions, and a story-listener, too. In this circle there is only support and caring.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Diverse Voices on the first Thursday of each month.

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Drop in & Draw
Aug
1
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop in & Write
Jul
31
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writer Charles Montgomery.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Board Game Making Night
Jul
28
5:00 PM17:00

Board Game Making Night

Sat. Jul. 28 · 5 - 9 p.m.

Join game designer Derrick Freeland for a night of making and playing table-top games! Create a prototype for your own board game, test it out with other players and get advice from professional game makers. We'll provide materials for your prototype, and the pros will bring their own games for you to try out. 

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Drop in & RPG  ·  Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels
Jul
27
4:00 PM16:00

Drop in & RPG  · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels

FRI JUL 27 ·  4 - 7 PM

AGES 5 - 105 · Bring your curiosity, imagination, and thirst for adventure, and we will supply the rest! If you have ever been curious about role-playing games, join us to experience this unique form of game-playing — we'll build a shared narrative using cooperative problem solving, exploration, imagination, and rich social interaction. 

Priority seating will be provided for participants age 17 or younger. We gladly make every effort to accommodate persons with accessibility requirements.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & RPG on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month!

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Drop in & Draw
Jul
25
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop in & Write
Jul
24
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5:00 - 6:30 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writer Charles Montgomery.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Drop in & Draw
Jul
18
4:30 PM16:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 4:30 - 6 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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