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Family Promise Un-Gala 2018

Centerplace Event Center 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA

Support Family Promise of Spokane at their annual Un-Gala. This event is 90% about vision, inspiration, stories and surprises and only about 10% fundraiser. The cost is $60 per ticket & $500 per table but this entire event is underwritten so 100% of what you give goes to support the amazing work of Family Promise. The Doors will …

$60

WHATEVER GIRLS 6th ANNUAL FATHER DAUGHTER BALL

Centerplace Event Center 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA

The purpose of our event is to bring awareness to the vital role dads play in their daughter’s life, and to create a fun and memorable event for dads and daughters. We also recognize one special dad with the Sonora Smart Dodd Father of the Year Award at our event. We’ll have lots of great …

The Birth of The Báb: Dinner Event

Centerplace Event Center 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA

The Spokane Baha'i community invites the general public to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of one of their Founders--the Bab. Fireside Room Centerplace Courtesy of Bahá’ís of Spokane and Spokane Valley Dinner will be provided! Tuesday, October 29th 6pm 2426 N. Discovery Pl. Spokane Valley 509-326-0152

AAPI Heritage Day

Centerplace Event Center 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA

Spokane Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) residents are uniting to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month and invite the community to learn about our history, culture and arts. Join us on the Centerplace's new West Lawn pavilion with vendors, entertainment, free kids activities, and an Island style food truck. Wear a mask and stay 6 feet …

Free

Dodging Atheism, One Note at a Time

My last column traced my journey from Christianity, through agnosticism, into the Baha’i Faith. Given my attitudes towards religion during a dozen agnostic years, I’ve often considered why I didn’t become an atheist. The short answer is, I didn’t have the chutzpah to state authoritatively that the God I didn’t believe in didn’t exist. On reflection, two major influences (besides lack of chutzpah) kept me from becoming an atheist: nature and liturgical music. 

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Leonard Cohen Documentary “Hallelujah” Solidifies The Power of a Song

“Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song” chronicles the legendary musician’s life — from his early days as a poet to his final tour and everything in between — through the lens of his most famous song. Beyond the song’s independent legend and impact on music history, the film offers a perfect example of the way Cohen’s life and work straddled the line between spiritual and sensual. 

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