Wholesome Recreation Guide – March 8-15

Ansel Adams photographs at Jundt

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Wartime photographs taken by the legendary Ansel Adams will be featured at the Jundt Art Museum on the campus of Gonzaga University through March 29.  The collection depicts a Japanese-American relocation camp in California during World War II. The Jundt Art Museum includes nearly 5,000 square feet of space housing a permanent collection as well as a variety of rotating exhibits. The museum is free to the public and open Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To learn more, visit www.gonzaga.edu.

Loving the Language of Poetry

The Spokane East Stake will host “Loving the Language of Poetry,” an Especially for Women event on Wednesday, March 12 at 11 a.m. at the Evergreen Chapel, 5322 N. Evergreen in Spokane Valley. This interactive experience will explore several different types of poetry and discuss the language of the genre. Attendees will discover the meaning and history behind some of the world’s most famous poems and perhaps see poetry in a new light.

Campbell House at MAC

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Take a trip back in time to the early 20th century when the height of technology included dial-up radios, electric toasters and the quartz clock. The Campbell House – on the grounds of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture in Spokane – features a perfectly preserved mansion from 1910 with guided tours Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults; $5 for seniors and students. To learn more, call 509-456-3931.

Recycle Fun Run

Start training now for the Recycle Fun Run on Thursday, April 24 at the Fish Lake Trail Head. This four-mile run benefits the Bloomsday Road Runner’s Club volunteer program. Used shoes and clothing in good condition will be donated to local high school athletes. Harshly used shoes can be donated to the Nike shoe recycling program. Cost for the run is $8 or $17 with a T-shirt. To register, go to www.brrc.net.

Music Workshop in CdA

Plan ahead for a Community Music Workshop on Saturday, March 22 at the LDS Stake Center in Coeur d’Alene. The event will run from 10 a.m. to noon. Attendees will learn fundamentals in areas such as improving their singing voice, reading music, being a better choir director and more. The Stake Center is located at 2801 N. Fourth St.  Coeur d’Alene, ID  83814. The workshop is free and open to the public.

Spokane Public Market

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Salsa, seafood and handcrafted candles are just some of the items you’ll find at the Spokane Public Market, open Thursday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 24 W. Second Ave. in downtown Spokane. The indoor venue also features an abundance of seasonal produce from local farmers. To learn more, visit www.spokanepublicmarket.org.

LDS Single Adult events

The Regional LDS Single Adult (31 and over) sponsors a variety of activities and firesides each month. For information on single adult events, call the Spokane info line at 509-459-1072 or the Coeur d’Alene line at 208-664-1223. The Spokane Single Adults website is http://spokaneldssa.org/index.php.

Learn basics of pottery

Learn or review the basics, refining techniques and individual development of pottery at the Spokane Potter’s Guild this winter. The class includes the ability to use the venue during open hours, one 25-pound bag of clay, glazes and firing costs. Class size limited to eight students. Monday classes are 4 to 6 p.m. and Thursday classes are 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The Guild is located at 1404 N. Fiske St. in Spokane. For more information, call 509-532-8225.

 

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