August 1-21: Mobile Rec at Spokane City Parks includes games and activities for elementary-aged youth at select parks (free). Visit my.spokane.city.org/recreation for locations and schedule.
August 1-29: REI’s Wednesdays in the Woods programs at Riverside State Park Bowl & Pitcher Amphitheater. Outdoor Ethics (Aug. 1); Kayaking Spokane (Aug. 8); HOOT Show, with West Valley Outdoor Learning Center’s birds of prey (Aug. 15); Camp Gear Shake-Down (Aug. 22); Smackout Pack Live Concert (Aug. 29); 6:30-8:00 p.m.
August 4: Free Swim & Movie. “Cars 3” at the Spokane County Northside & Southside Aquatic Facilities. More Information
August 10: Movie in the Park. “Despicable Me 3” at Valley Mission Park in Spokane Valley (free); show is at sunset, after an hour of children’s activities. More information
August 17-18: National Lentil Festival in Pullman, Wash. includes Lentil Land Kids’ area, food court, and concerts. More information
August 17-18: Huckleberry Festival in Wallace, Idaho. Live music and children’s games. More information //
[Feature photo: Elizabeth Lee]