Festival of Fair Trade, gift giving and Native American Heritage Month

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

click to enlarge Peruse fair-trade gifts Nov. 23-25.
Peruse fair-trade gifts Nov. 23-25.

Join Ganesh Himal Trading, Kizuri and other Spokane fair trade importers to shop for gifts that put people and planet before profit, promote gender equality, women-owned businesses and spread the benefit to all. Nov. 23-25 from 10 am-5:30 pm. Free admission. Community Building, 35 W. Main. festivaloffairtrade.com (448-6561)

Tree of Sharing

Support local families and children in need, and visit a gift table to pick up a tag and then drop off a gift on someone's wish list. Tables are located at NorthTown Mall, Spokane Valley Mall and River Park Square. Tables open during regular mall hours from Nov. 23-Dec. 17. treeofsharing.org

Power 2 the Poetry: Native American Heritage Month

P2P hosts a poetry open mic celebrating Native American Heritage Month with the Spokane Public Library. Fifteen slots are available, sign-ups to read are first come, first served from 5:30-5:50 pm. Tue, Nov. 27 from 6-7:30 pm. Free. Spokane Public Library, downtown branch, 906 W. Main. spokanelibrary.org (444-5300)

This Land is Your Land

Celebrate the unique agricultural landscape of Eastern Washington with Futurewise. Local writer Jack Nisbet, poets Thom Caraway, Mark Anderson, Jerry White and Ellen Welcker, and local band Big Red Barn, collaborate for an evening of words and music that exemplify the beauty of our lands and link to the local work of Futurewise. Wed, Nov. 28 at 5:30 pm. $20. Nectar Catering & Events, 120 N. Stevens. futurewise.org

John Lewis: Good Trouble @ Magic Lantern Theatre

Through July 11
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