Bringing in the Harvest

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

Bringing in the Harvest
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Volunteers pick cherries intended for Second Harvest.

Spokane Edible Tree Project's 4th Annual "FriendRaiser" features local food and beverages, a silent auction and live music. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit's food recovery and hunger relief programs. $30, free for children under 12. Fri, Sept. 8 from 6-9 pm. Philanthropy Center, 1020 W. Riverside.

NAMI Family-to-Family Class

If you have a family member or friend living with mental illness, you are not alone. Join this free 12-week class to learn practical, up-to-date information on mental health conditions and coping strategies. Free. Meets Wednesdays, 6:30-9 pm, Sept. 6-Nov. 29. Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Rd., Spokane Valley. (838-5515)

Grandparents Day Celebration

Celebrate the grandparents in your life and community during this annual celebration hosted by and benefiting Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels. Includes food, entertainment, a silent auction and announcement of the Grandparent of the Year. $15/person; ages 10 and under free. Sun, Sept. 10 from 1-4 pm. Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th. (924-6976)

League of Women Voters Meeting

Featured presenter Carrie Phillips of the Kootenai County Elections Office conducts training on voter registration for both the League and the general public. Attendees are welcome as early at 11:45 am, and may bring a brown-bag lunch. Open discussion and opportunities to network held from 1-2 pm. Free. Mon, Sept. 11 from noon-2 pm. Coeur d'Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave. (208-660-5394)

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Liberty Lake Summer Festival: Liberty Lake Throwdown @ Orchard Park

Sat., Aug. 20, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
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