Cheney MayFest

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

click to enlarge MayFest runs Friday and Saturday in Cheney.
MayFest runs Friday and Saturday in Cheney.

The annual community festival in downtown Cheney features live music, craft vendors, a car show, petting zoo, kids activities, artists, a cornhole tourney and more. Free. Fri, May 12 from 7-10:30 pm; Sat, May 13 from 9 am-4 pm. More details at

North Idaho Veterans Stand Down

The 24th annual event kicks off a program created by St. Vincent de Paul to assist veterans and their families in Eastern Washington and the five Northern Idaho counties with services throughout the year. Free to active duty and military veterans and their families. Sat, May 13 from 8 am-3 pm. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d'Alene. (208-664-3095)

Mother's Day Card Workshop

Kids of all ages are invited to join Spokane Public Library staff to make Mother's Day cards for the special women in your life. Bring your creativity; the library will supply the paper, scissors and glue. Free, offered all day on Sat, May 13 at all SPL branches. Details at

Kidical Mass

Join this family-friendly community bike ride of about 3 miles, cycling on anything that rolls — all types of bikes, trailers, Xtracycles, bakfiets, tandems, folding bikes and trikes are welcome. The route winds through the Chief Garry neighborhood in East Spokane. Free. Sat, May 13 from 1-2:30 pm. Chief Garry Park, 2701 E. Sinto.

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Northwest Winterfest @ Mirabeau Park Hotel

Through Jan. 2, 2021
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