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(un)Bored Kids: Mad Hatters and Hams

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this weekend? Check out these highlights of local family-friendly events:

“Alice in Wonderland”
Based on the classic tale by Lewis Carroll, Spokane Children’s Theatre’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” begins shortly after Alice has fallen down the rabbit-hole. [$12/adult, $8/children age 12 and younger]
Event: Mar. 6, 7 p.m; Mar. 7, 4 p.m.; Mar. 8, 1 p.m.

Bird Watching for Beginners
Friends of Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge offers an introductory bird watching class once a month. See Our Weekly Pick for Families for more information. [Free; $3 car entry fee]
Event: Mar. 7, 9-11 a.m. (upcoming classes scheduled for Apr. 4, May 9 and June 6)

KPBX Kids Concert
Spokane Public Radio presents a free concert for kids at Riverside Place (the old Masonic Temple). Enjoy Celtic dancing and traditional and contemporary Irish music by Floating Crowbar. [Free]
Event: Mar. 7, 1 p.m.

Skating with Scouts
Fundraiser and art supply drive for local Girl Scouts at Pattison’s North. Please bring crayons, markers, coloring books, colored pencils, etc. to donate. [$6.50-8.50]
Event: Mar. 7, 5 p.m.

Spokane Spring Train Show
Model railroading clinics, over 100 vendors and a variety of model train memorabilia awaits train enthusiasts of all ages at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. [$6/general, free/ages 12 and younger]
Event: Mar. 8, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

“Pig Tales: A Summer Aswinement”
Ferris High School PTG presents the 52nd annual Ham on Regal fundraiser for academic, athletic and extracurricular programs at the school. This year’s musical extravaganza reviews what students did over their summer vacation. [$7-$9]
Event: Mar. 8, 2 p.m.; Mar. 11-13, 7:30 p.m.; Mar. 14 at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Want more? Visit spokane7.com/family for kid-friendly activities and events in Spokane and North Idaho.

Image: John Tenniel