LOOK: Free Summer Fun For Kids - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

LOOK: Free Summer Fun For Kids

Posted: Updated:

KHQ.COM - With school out for the summer, kids are looking for new ways to stay active and engaged! Check out some low-cost activities offered in the Spokane area to keep your kids busy this summer.

Recurring Events:

  • Auntie's Bookstore has story time Saturdays at 11:00
  • Spokane Public Library has kid's programs throughout the week beginning at 3:00
  • Spokane Country Library District has events everyday, ranging from story time to volcano making
  • Garland Theater has $5 movies at select times, and bottomless popcorn can be purchased for an additional $7
  • Swim and a Movie, hosted by Spokane Country Aquatics, offers a two-hour swim followed by a movie at dusk for $2-4 per child

One-Time Events:

  • June 18, 7:00 pm: Summer Parkways in Manito Park, featuring a bike decorating contest, prizes, and more
  • June 20, 10:00 am: Band Together for the Animals at SCRAPS where the new facility will celebrate its grand opening, complete with free food, prizes, seminars, and fun
  • June 20, noon: KPBX Kids's Concert at the Bing Crosby Theater featuring live traditional music of Romania, Bulgaria, and Macedonia
  • June 21, 12:30 pm: Community Appreciation Barbeque at Manito Park which will include free burgers, face painting, raffles, and more

This story was written by KHQ intern, Michaelanne DeMarco.

  • Top Stories from KHQTop StoriesMore>>

  • Avista thanks customers for patience during worst outage since 1996 ice storm

    Avista thanks customers for patience during worst outage since 1996 ice storm

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:34:10 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Avista is extending a heartfelt thank you to customers for their patience during restoration efforts in the wake of the worst storm damage since Ice Storm in 1996. For four days, Avista crews throughout the region, along with contract crews, worked around-the-clock to restore power to nearly 40,000 customers.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Avista is extending a heartfelt thank you to customers for their patience during restoration efforts in the wake of the worst storm damage since Ice Storm in 1996. For four days, Avista crews throughout the region, along with contract crews, worked around-the-clock to restore power to nearly 40,000 customers.
    More >>
  • Fugitive profiled on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed in NYC shootout

    Fugitive profiled on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed in NYC shootout

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:16:19 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded. The U.S. Marshals Service says it happened in the West Village when a fugitive apprehension task force tried to make an arrest.More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded. The U.S. Marshals Service says it happened in the West Village when a fugitive apprehension task force tried to make an arrest.More >>
  • FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:05:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.The FAA said Monday that beginning in 2006 Southwest made "extreme makeover" alterations to eliminate potential cracking of the aluminum skin on 44 jetliners.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.The FAA said Monday that beginning in 2006 Southwest made "extreme makeover" alterations to eliminate potential cracking of the aluminum skin on 44 jetliners.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KHQ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.