Events: Summer Parkways, Parks Board Budgets and Coffee | Events
Looking for something to do this week? Here’s a list of events happening in the region including civic meetings to help you have a say in your neighborhood and city, as well as neat ways to get out of your home and get some exercise like this week’s Summer Parkways.
If you think we missed something, write a comment below and let us know what we should include as well.
For those in the Post Falls/Coeur d'Alene area, you have an event included for Thursday.
Monday, June 18th
City Council - There’s always room in your Monday evening for civic observation or even comment if you have something to say. This week, members of Spokane City Council are discussing coal traffic through the city, street improvements and vacations, approval of the settlement of $914,645.13 for Patricia A. Searl v. City of Spokane. | 6 p.m. at City Hall Lower Level, 608 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane
Tuesday, June 19th
East Central Neighborhood Meeting - No agenda available. The neighborhood meets at East Central Community Center the third Tuesday of the month. | 6:45 p.m. at 500 S. Stone St., Spokane
Logan Neighborhood Meeting - No agenda available. The neighborhood meets at Four Memorial Church the third Tuesday of the month. | 6:30 p.m. at 2000 N. Standard St.
Wednesday, June 20th
Spokane Summer Parkways - Get out your alternative transportation for a trip around the neighborhood. Cars not allowed! Bikes, feet, skateboards, etc. The streets are closing down starting at 6 p.m. The course with children’s activities, music and food starts at Manito Pl. and Manito Blvd. Follow the Manito/Comstock road. | 6-9 p.m. at Manito and Comstock neighborhoods.
Rally to Save the Mac - The community is gathering to once again try to save the Museum of Northwest Arts and Culture. This is the group that is trying to bring back the fired executive director. | 7 p.m. at The Bing, 901 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane
Comstock Neighborhood Meeting - No agenda available. The neighborhood meets at Sacajawea Middle School the third Wednesday of the month. | 7 p.m. at 401 E. 33rd Ave.
Hillyard Neighborhood Meeting - No agenda available. The neighborhood meets at Northeast Community Center every third Wednesday of the month. | 7 p.m. at 4001 N. Cook St.
Thursday, June 21st
Thursday Night Throwdown - Baristas battle not to win, but to improve their coffee skills. [Related: Baristas perform the feats of coffee] For observers, you get to enjoy coffee brewed by some of the best baristas in the region, but also learn more about the fine art of coffee. | 6 p.m. at DOMA Coffee Roasting Company, 6240 E. Seltice Way #A, Post Falls
3rd Legislative Mobile Office - Before the wild start of summer campaigning, 3rd legislative representative, Andy Billig and Timm Ormsby, will be hanging out around the South Perry Farmers Market to answer state government questions. | 4:30-6 p.m. at 924 S. Perry
2013 Parks Board Budget - How would you like to see next year’s parks budget spent? $1 million is at stake. The proposed budget is being discussed by members of the community before the board votes on it in September. | 5:30 p.m. at West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt
Chief Garry Park Neighborhood Meeting - No agenda available. The neighborhood meets at Stevens School Library every third Thursday of the month. | 6:30 p.m. at 1717 E. Sinto Ave.
Northwest Neighborhood Meeting - No agenda available. The neighborhood meets at Browne Elementary School every third Thursday of the month. | 7 p.m. at 5102 N. Driscoll Blvd.
Primary Election Forum - It’s still a long ways away from the August primary, but the City of Spokane is taping a forum between U.S. Reps for the 5th District and Spokane County Commissioners. The forum will replay on City Cable 5 until the primary. You can watch it taped live at City Hall. | 5 p.m. at 608 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Saturday, June 23rd
WSU Casting Call - Think you have what it takes to wave the Cougar flag? A casting call will decide that and decide who will be chosen for the school's new marketing campaign. | 10-4 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, located at 1108 W. Riverside Ave.
Honor Flight Breakfast - Don't feel like cooking? The Sons of Norway are flipping pancakes Saturday morning to benefit Honor Flight of the Inland Northwest. Pancakes, biscuits and gravy, fruit, coffee and juice. Suggested donation: $5. | 9 a.m. at 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd., Spokane