The People's Orders

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

Young Kwak

The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane presents a political theater in which they'll stage a signing ceremony of universal ideas that unite us as Americans. Join in the presentation and signing of the People's Orders on the plaza at the Foley Federal Courthouse. Free. Fri, July 7 from 4-5 pm. Thomas S. Foley Federal Courthouse, 920 W. Riverside.

Jacey's Race

A timed 5K race/walk and 1K kids fun run benefiting local families with children who are currently being treated for cancer or other life-threatening illness. $15-$25. Sun, July 9 at 8:30 am. Starts/ends at Sandpoint High School, 410 S. Division Ave.

Learn About SCRAPS

Join presenters from Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service to learn about what SCRAPS does, how to become a volunteer, how to approach a stray, and what to do if your pet is lost. Young children should be accompanied by a caretaker. Free. Wed, July 12; sessions at 2 and 3:30 pm. Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes. (444-5331)

Volunteer with the American Cancer Society

Volunteers are needed at the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop in Spokane (805 W. Garland) to help accept, sort and price donations, as well as to operate registers and offer customer service. Volunteers should ideally be available at least once per week, for four hours at a time. For more information, email or call 328-9373.

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Dreamworks Animation: The Exhibition — Journey From Sketch to Screen @ Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Sept. 11
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