Organic gardening, "Darkness to Light" training and other ways to get involved

Gardening columnist and author Susan Mulvihill shares how easy it is to grow a garden in an environmentally friendly way that yields plenty of tasty produce. Free. Sat, April 14, from 10-11 am. Manito Park, 1800 S. Grand Blvd.

Darkness to Light Training

This training teaches adults how to recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. It also provides vital information on how to talk to children about healthy relationships and personal safety. $10. Sat, April 14, from 10 am-1 pm. Lutheran Community Services Northwest, 210 W. Sprague. (747-8224)

Dutch Jake's Park Revitalization Open House

Spokane Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Trust for Public Land, hosts a third interactive open house to continue the next phase of design for Dutch Jake's Park, in Spokane's West Central neighborhood. Free. Sat, April 14, from 10 am-2 pm. Dutch Jake's Park, 701 N. Chestnut.

Treasure Hunt Book Fair

Children who attend are given a "treasure map" booklet to navigate through eight activity booths. Each booth promotes reading comprehension through an age-appropriate literacy activity. Children who complete the "hunt" get to choose a new book to take home (supplied by the Junior League of Spokane Book Bank). Free. Sat, April 14, from 11 am-2 pm. West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. (326-9540) ♦

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Spokane 4th of July Fireworks @ Riverfront Park

Mon., July 4, 10 p.m.
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