Drop in and Code for Kids, plus cooking and homebuyer classes

Do something: How to get involved in your community this week

Explore the world of coding using game-based lessons on Code.org and Scratch. For kids grade 3 and up. Meets the last Friday of the month (Dec. 29) from 3-5:30 pm. Free. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Pkwy. spark-central.org (279-0299)

Austin Stiegemeier Art + Dinner

Emerge presents an intimate evening of Spanish tapas, signature cocktails, music and art. The Spokane native artist's (aka Stiggy) work is displayed along with limited prints (silent bidding available). Includes music by Rhys Gerwin. Proceeds benefit Stiggy and Emerge. $49/person. Thu, Jan. 4 from 6-9 pm. The Wandering Table, 1242 W. Summit Pkwy. emergecda.com

Homebuyer Education Seminar

Explore the major aspects of the home-buying process in an unbiased format with SNAP Spokane instructors, certified by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. Registration required; email to Kevin Dunning at Dunning@SNAPWA.org or call 319-3032. Free. Tue, Jan. 9 from 6-8:30 pm. Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. (893-8340)

Cooking Class: New Year, New You

A session discussing nutrition topics to help attendees achieve their healthy eating goals for 2018, including meal prepping and healthy snacking. $30/person. Wed, Jan. 10 from 5:30-8 pm. Second Harvest Food Bank, 1234 E. Front Ave. 2-harvest.org (252-6249) ♦

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