Community Health Fair, Unlearning Hate and more

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

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The WSU School of Pharmacy is on site to administer free vaccines, diabetes screenings, and educate customers about lowering the risk of stroke. Free. Fri, Oct. 6 from 1-3 pm. Downtown Spokane Library, 906 W. Main. (444-5336)

Coffee Talk: Unlearning Hate

Join Spokane Faith and Values (FVS) for a community discussion on the idea of "unlearning hate." Listen and speak with guest panelists Megan Carroll, Ben Faulkner, Kristine Hoover and Neal Schindler. Free. Sat, Oct. 7 from 10-11:30 am. Saranac Commons, 19 W. Main. (240-1830)

Think & Drink: The Divided Library

Gonzaga professors Jessica Maucione and Shann Ray, with UW senior lecturer Anu Taranath, explore the power of story by discussing two books that encouraged them to re-examine their biases and see the world from a different point of view. Join them for an engaging conversation as we discuss the books and media that give us pause, or a different perspective on a culture, religion, or social class to which we do not belong. $5. Tue, Oct. 10 at 7 pm. Magic Lantern Theatre, 25 W. Main. (209-2383)

350 Spokane General Meeting

Want to make a local difference in the fight to confront the challenge of climate change? Join others at the monthly meeting of 350 Spokane; October's meeting focuses on local climate issues, such as the push to get Avista to ditch coal, Proposition 2 to make coal and oil trains safer, the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy, and more. Free. Tue, Oct. 10 from 6:30-8 pm. Community Building, 35 W. Main. (232-1950)

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Spokane Family Holiday Powwow @ Downtown Spokane Library

Sat., Dec. 14, 5-9 p.m.
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