Table Tennis Clubs!

Got game?

Spokane offers two table tennis clubs, one on the South hill and one in the historic West Central neighborhood.  For affordable prices you can get exercise, have fun, and meet fellow table-tennis enthusiasts- a great way to practice English, make friends and explore our community!

SPOKANE TABLE TENNIS CLUB

509-535-0803

The club meets Wednesday, from 6-9:30 pm and Sunday, from 1-4 pm. $2/visit

WEST CENTRAL TABLE TENNIS

342-9322

The local ping-pong club hosts open drop-in sessions on Monday, Wednesday and Sunday, from 6:30-9:30 pm at the Girl Scouts Center.

Spokane Chiefs Hockey: Last Call

Spokane Chiefs

The good news is that you still have a chance to catch the Spokane Chiefs in some nail-biting, adrenaline pumping, hockey action this year.  There are just five more matches this year,  set for March 8, 10, 11, 15 and 18, and the puck drops at 7:05 pm.  Justin, our Director of Student Services went last weekend and says “This is a must-do event in Spokane.  If you have not been to a match yet, go while you can!  It is an experience to remember!”

For more info, see: http://spokanechiefs.com/

SCEL Presents: A Musician’s Life

SCEL Presents will feature Greg Youmans, a native of Boise, ID, a graduate of the University of Texas, who trained in orchestral playing and developed interest in other styles. He is currently a member of Spokane and Yakima Symphonies and performer of a one-man band.

11AM, Thursday, March 9th at the Spokane College of English Language

 

 

Study in the USA: usa-english.com

Email: study@usa-english.com

 

Best of Spokane: Community Events

Today’s Best of Spokane features teacher-picks for the best community events around Spokane.  Spokane has a welcoming community, with events almost every weekend during the summer.  The top four picks are listed below, be sure to click on the link to explore some of the cool events that make Spokane such a wonderful place to study English!

The Greenbluff Harvest Festival

Pig Out in the Park

Bloomsday

The Spokane Interstate Fair

 

Study in Spokane: http://usa-english.com

Email: study@usa-english.com

In addition to Spokane being an educational hub, Spokane hosts many sports teams.  As part of our Best of Spokane series, we asked our wonderful teachers, “What is your favorite spectator sport in Spokane?”  The most popular answers were to watch Spokane Chiefs Hockey, Spokane Indians Baseball, Spokane Empire Football and Spokannibals Roller Derby.  When you come to study English in Spokane, be sure to take advantage of our exciting sporting events!

Study in Spokane: http://usa-english.com

Email: study@usa-english.com

SCEL Presents: Fish of the Inland Northwest

Bryan Witte is a graduate student studying Fisheries Management at Eastern Washington University. SCEL Presents will feature his presentation “Fishes of Eastern Washington: Description and Ecology.” This talk will focus on the types of fish present in Eastern Washington (both native and nonnative species) as well as how these fish make a living in our waterways.

Tuesday, February 28, 11:30AM at the Spokane College of English Language

 

Website: http://usa-english.com/en/application

email: study@usa-english.com

Spokane Empire: First Home Game (Arena Football League)

For as little as $10 you can have the authentic American experience- Football (American Style)!  Arena football is played on a smaller field, and generally sees higher scores than the National Football League.  This will be an adrenaline fueled,  heart-pounding event full of enthusiastic cheering for our Empire!  See poster above for details, the Spokane Arena is just across the river from SCEL, a link to the map can be found by clicking here.  More info and a link for tickets can be found here.

 

SCEL Presents: Teri Koski February 23, 11:30AM @ SCEL

In our inaugural SCEL Presents: Campus to Community Connection, The Spokane College of English Language welcomes Teri Koski.   Koski is a poet and President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  She will present her personal, powerful story detailing her past and how it has made her the community leader that she is today.

SCEL Presents takes place in the center of the Spokane College of English Language.  Students are expected to attend, community members are welcome.

 

St John’s Cathedral Tour: Saturday 11AM-2PM

Get out of the house this weekend and see one of Spokane’s architectural wonders up close and personal, for free!  While they offer a flexible schedule for self-guided tours, “guided tours of the cut-stone, English Gothic Revival cathedral designed by Spokanite Harold C. Whitehouse are also available. St. John’s features a unique collection of Medieval-style French stained glass by Charles J. Connick and William Willet & Sons, a 4,100+ pipe organ, and a 49-bell carillon.”

http://www.inlander.com/spokane/st-johns-cathedral-tours/Event?oid=2249474

Tours offered Sat from 11 am-2 pm