Era of Megafires

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

click to enlarge Dr. Paul Hessburg of the Forest Service will talk about megafires at The Bing.
Dr. Paul Hessburg of the Forest Service will talk about megafires at The Bing.

Take in a traveling, 70-minute multimedia presentation that features Dr. Paul Hessburg of the Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service, who has conducted fire and landscape ecology research for more than 27 years. $7. Thu, May 4 at 6:30 pm. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague.

SCC Spring Plant Sale

Visit the SCC Greenery to shop for quality plants grown by second-year students. Proceeds support the SCC Greenhouse/Nursery Program. Free admission. Sat, May 6 from 9 am-3 pm; Sat, May 13 from 9 am-5 pm. Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene (in Building 10, on Ermina). (533-8167)

CdA Family Fun Fair

A parenting expo to connect families with support groups, afterschool programs, summer camps, scholarships, and children's health and emergency services in the community. Kids also perform and volunteer. Free. Sat, May 6 from 11 am-4 pm. Silver Lake Mall, 200 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d'Alene. (928-9664)

PJALS Postcard Happy Hour

An opportunity for the public to communicate a short message to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell. Postcards will then be delivered to these elected officials. Free. Thu, May 11 from 4:30-6:30 pm. Saranac Commons, 19 W. Main. (838-7870)

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Quest Sunday Fest Street Festival @ Northern Quest Resort & Casino

Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 11
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