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Master compost at the 36th semi-annual Compost Fair

Master compost at the 36th semi-annual Compost Fair

From the City of Spokane:


The Spokane Master Composters/Recyclers will host the 36th semi-annual Compost Fair at the Finch Arboretum on Saturday, April 26. The Fair is being held as part of the Arbor Day Celebration and starts at 11 a.m. Attendees must arrive by 1:30 p.m. to complete all of the activities by the 2 p.m. end time.

Egg hunt for dogs (and children)

Egg hunt for dogs (and children)

Have you heard? The Easter Bunny is set to arrive in Spokane on Saturday, April 19, and make a stop at SpokAnimal’s Dog Park at High Bridge. He will hide plastic eggs filled with dog treats and pose for photos with the kiddies.

If you want to participate in the hunt, there is a suggested $10 per dog registration, and begins at 9am in the parking area. Dog park regulars should be aware that the upper dog park will close at 9am to get ready for the Bunny’s arrival , then reopen for the hunt at 10am along with free kids’ activities. Three golden eggs will be hidden somewhere in the upper park with egg-stra special prizes inside.

The SpokAnimal Dog Park at High Bridge is located at 163 South A Street in Spokane’s Peaceful Valley. All proceeds raised from the event benefit the park’s on-going cleanup and maintenance. For updates and activities become a fan of SpokAnimal’s Dog Park at High Bridge on Facebook

Hoopfest in need of Court Monitors

Hoopfest in need of Court Monitors

Want to be a part of Hoopfest 25, but don’t have a team? Volunteer to be one of 650 Court Monitors that make each game a slam dunk.


The best thing about being a Court Monitor is that almost anyone can do it, regardless of basketball experience. Hoopfest provides all the training you need at evening training sessions scheduled for mid-June. Another way to make Hoopfest great as a Court Monitor is to recruit a friend to be your scorekeeper. Together you can make sure each game is fun for everyone.

Spokane Parks Foundation holding Expo '74 Gala

Spokane Parks Foundation holding Expo '74 Gala

The Spokane Parks Foundation is throwing a party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Expo '74.

The "Expo '74 Celebration and Gala" will be held on May 3, 2014 at the Spokane Convention Center.

The cocktail reception and entertainment will go from 6-7 p.m. Dinner and program are scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. Dessert and drinks will follow.

You can purchase tickets to the event through TicketsWest. Tickets cost $74.

Blake Shelton's Ten Times Crazier Tour coming to Spokane

Blake Shelton's Ten Times Crazier Tour coming to Spokane

Blake Shelton's Ten Times Crazier Tour is is making it's way to Spokane in September.

Tickets go on-sale Friday, April 25 at 10:00 a.m. at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest Outlets, at TicketsWest.com or by calling 800-325-SEAT.

Press release:

Just off the heels of his sold-out Ten Times Crazier 2013 Tour, Blake Shelton wants everyone to know that the crazy will continue in 2014. The Country singer and star of NBC’s The Voice is hitting the road on his 2014 Ten Times Crazier Tour, and will perform live at the Spokane Arena on Thursday, September 18! Joining Blake Shelton on tour will be The Band Perry, Neal McCoy and Dan+Shay.

Race for the Cure runs new route

Race for the Cure runs new route

Downtown Spokane will be flooded with pink next weekend for the 2014 Race for the Cure, but this year runners will be trekking along a new course.


The race traditionally starts in front of the Convention Center, but because of hotel construction the course needed to be adjusted. This year, the course will start and end on Spokane Falls Blvd. and Post right in front of City Hall and the Bloomsday Runners.

Bloomsday entry deadline draws near

Bloomsday entry deadline draws near

In just 20 days racers will cross the starting line for one of the world’s largest road races, but time is running out to enter Bloomsday. Tuesday is the last day to register by mail before facing the late entry fee.


Paper entries must be postmarked by  Tuesday, April 15th. After tomorrow you’ll have until April 20th to register online. You can also register in person at any Sports Authority until 9 pm Tuesday night.