- What are you doing this weekend to celebrate Mother's Day? If you are still trying to figure out your plans, here are a list of events happening this weekend that would be a great way to celebrate mom!
"Wicked" - Part of the 2013-14 Best of Broadway series. Shows Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 6:30 p.m. and matinees on Saturdays at 2 p.m. including Thursday, May 8; and Sundays at 1 p.m.
Where: INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA
Family Dance And Potluck - Easy circle, line, contra, folk and novelty dances with live music for family fun on Friday night. Designed to encourage young dancers and beginners to move to music and give families quality, crazy time together with lots of laughter, all of the dances are taught by Susan Dankovich, local contra caller and director of the Silver Spurs Youth Folk Dancers. Potluck at 6:30 p.m. and dancing begins at 7 p.m.
Where: St. John's Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave., Spokane, WA
Phone: (509) 533-9955
Friday Night Swing Dig - West Coast Swing - Beyond Basics class is from 7-8 p.m. Beginner lesson from 8-8:30 p.m., followed by open dancing until 11 p.m.!
Where: Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave.
Vino Wine Tastings - May 9, Cave B Estate Winery, 3-6:30 p.m., $10; May 10, Ruggeri Corsini of Piedmont, Italy, 2-4:30 p.m., $15
Where: Vino! Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington St.
Phone: (509) 838-1229
“Arsenic and Old Lace” - Two sweet old ladies love to serve up a nice glass of wine and arsenic to their guests with just a pinch of cyanide. A love-struck drama critic finds out what his dear aunts have in the cellar, while contending with one brother who is a murderous psychopath and another who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
Where: Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d'Alene
Phone: (208) 667-1323
Date Night Out Drop ‘n Shop - While the parents enjoy some much deserved time off or a fun dinner out, the kiddos will be having a blast! We will spend time playing on the exhibit floor, have a silly snack and make a top secret, beautiful Mother’s Day surprise for you! * Children must be able to use the restroom independently.
When: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Mobius Kids Children's Museum, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave.
Phone: (509) 624-5437
Private Screening of Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return And Silent Auction - The Empowering Youth Project will host a kids' carnival and private screening of Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return at the River Park Square AMC theaters. Lunch is included and we will also be hosting a silent auction featuring items such as an I-Pad, a stay at the Inn at the Market, a suite at the Spokane Arena, Leonetti wine and much more! Registration is now open for individual ticket sales. To reserve tickets, please visit www.empoweringyouthproject.org. With your help, we are hoping to raise over $20,000 for Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington
When: On Saturday, May 10th at 9:30am
Where: River Park Square AMC theaters
“Becky’s New Car” - May 2-June 1. Becky Foster feels stuck, until she is offered a chance at a new life in this romantic comedy. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
Where: Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St.
Saturday Night Salsa - Spicy Salsa lessons begin at 8:15 p.m., followed by open dancing until 12:30 a.m.
Phone: (509) 892-1480
MAC’s 25th Annual Mother’s Day Home Tour - May 10-11. This year’s tour will feature six historic homes located in the Browne’s Addition neighborhood, each just a walk away from the museum itself. Fill your day with history and architecture ranging from English Tudor Revival to rats and crafts, Italianate, Moorish, Queen Anne and more. Enjoy a beautiful stroll through this historic neighborhood to discover other points of interest such as the historic Coeur d’Alene Park and a Chinese burial site at the end of West Pacific Avenue. Friends of Coeur d’Alene Park will be on hand to share the park’s history and offer lemonade for sale, and MAC docents will tell the story of the cemetery. Tickets available at the museum Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tours held noon-4 p.m. each day.
Where: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave.
Phone: (509) 456-3931
Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Water Park 2014 - May 10-11, Moms get in free. Includes admission to both parks with over 70 rides, attractions and shows.
Where: Silverwood Theme Park, 27843 N. U.S. Highway 95, Athol, Idaho
Cost: $45.99/ages 8-64, $22.99/seniors and children ages 3-7, free/age two and younger; $5/parking
Phone: (208) 683-3400
Cupcakes and Cocktails Mothers Day Event - Pre-Mother’s Day celebration offering chair massages, cupcakes, orange juice and champagne mimosa cocktails and special deals.
When: Noon-5 p.m. May 10th
Where: The Resort Plaza Shops , 210 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID
Phone: (208) 765-4000
Strut Fashion Show - A full three course meal, fashion show, live music, and speakers. A black tie affair to benefit The Esther Generation, an Anti-Human Trafficking foundation.
When: 5 p.m. May 10th
Where: The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St.
Cost: $75/balcony seating; $100/floor seating; $150/VIP
Spokane Jazz Orchestra - “Latin Divas” - Mambo, Salsa, Samba, Bossa Nova, Tango … The beat continues with an entire program dedicated to Latin Jazz, featuring outstanding local singers Ellie Tappa, Julia Keefe, Jennifer Vigil and Kathleen Gemberling. Together with guest percussionists from several local ensembles, our divas will partner with SJO for a wide variety of Latin Jazz favorites. Spice up your spring with the sensuous melodies and infectious beats of South America and the Caribbean, as the 39th season concludes with the SJO.
When: 8 p.m. May 10th
Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA
Immaculate Heart Retreat Center’s 11th Annual Mother’s Day Brunch - Annual Champagne Brunch features an all-you-can-eat buffet, and a special gift for mom. Brunch includes classic buffet with carving stations, French toast, a variety of salads, fresh seasonal fruit, assorted cheeses, omelets-to-order and a dessert bar featuring fresh-baked cinnamon rolls and muffins, and house-made desserts including carrot and chocolate cakes, bread pudding with rum sauce and chocolate mousse cake. Guests are welcome to wander the center’s scenic grounds. Advance reservations are requested. Event proceeds support Immaculate Heart’s retreat ministries.
When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 11th
Where: Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road
Cost: $25/adults, $10/ages 6-12
Phone: (509) 448-1224
Mother’s Day Concert in the Park - Featuring the North Idaho College Wind Symphony and NIC Chamber Singers. With NIC Band Director Terry Jones and Choral Instructor Max Mendez conducting, the concert-goers can enjoy music titles picked out to perfectly complement mom’s special day. The concert will pay homage to history’s heroes and some of our country’s finest moments. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center.
When: 2 p.m. May 11th
Where: Coeur d'Alene City Park, downtown Coeur d'Alene, Coeur d'Alene
Phone: (208) 769-7764
Listen To Your Mother Spokane - “Giving Motherhood a Microphone”-A series of live readings in celebration of motherhood on Mother’s Day. A reception follows the show upstairs in the lounge area of the theater. Ten percent of ticket proceeds to benefit the Women Helping Women Fund.
When: 7 p.m. May 11th
Cost: $15/door, cash only
Phone: (509) 227-7638
These events were found on Spokane7.com. For all events happening this weekend, visit their website.