September 9: SpokeFest—includes a family-friendly, 9-mile biking route.

September 15: Global Kidical Massive—3-mile family bike ride along the Centennial Trail, starting at Kendall Yards; 1-3 p.m. Meet at Spark Central.

September 21-23: Valleyfest (Spokane Valley)—Family bike ride, kids’ Fishing at the Falls, “The Incredibles” outdoor movie, and TotFest.

September 30: National Public Lands Day—free admission to Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge near Cheney, WA.

Note to Parents and Educators: The National Park Foundation’s “Every Kid in a Park” program provides free entrance passes for every 4th-grade child and his/her family, for one full year (expiring Aug. 31, regardless of registration date during school year). More details at Everykidinapark.gov. //

 

[Feature photo: Amy S. McCaffree]