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.”

Tours offered Sat from 11 am-2 pm

STCU @ SCEL Teaching Financial Literacy. 3/2/17, 11am-12pm

Join Spokane Teachers Credit Union representative Erik Puthoff for a discussion about financial literacy.  Be prepared for a dynamic discussion, so bring your questions and be prepared to learn about the US banking system.

Where: Spokane College of English Language

When: Thursday March 2, 11am-12pm


SCEL Book Club!

SCEL is happy to announce the start of our Book Club! Meet with Kristal to explore the themes, vocabulary, and literary devices in the gripping tale of “Catching Fire” in the Hunger Games series.  This club promises engaging discussion over a contemporary book.

The book club will meet every two weeks, starting on February 24, and meeting again on March 10, and March 24th.  Participants are expected to read 2 chapters per week.

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Cirque du Soleil comes to the Spokane Arena! Feb 16-19

Cirque du Soleil: OVO

Price: $25-$135

OVO, meaning “egg” in Portuguese, is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. Feb. 16-19; show times vary.


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Conversation Club Returns to SCEL!

Conversation Club returns to SCEL!

Don’t miss this opportunity to practice English with two wonderful community members.  Dan and Pamela Ubaldo have great intercultural experience and would like to host conversation club with our wonderful learners.  Stop in, ENGAGE, bring a friend or make a friend.  This will be a comfortable and supportive environment for you to practice English and learn about culture.

When: Wednesday at 3:25PM

Where: At the Spokane College of English Language

Cost: Free!  So remember to invite a friend!

Fun will be had by all!

Dance! Dance! Dance!

Want to learn how to salsa dance? Join Jill for salsa dancing!
When: 6:45 pm, Wednesday February 15th
Where: Satori Dance Studio (meet at SCEL first at 6:45) on 122 S. Monroe Street
What: Dancing! Bring some fun dance shoes or some comfortable shoes that allow you move well on a wooden floor. Bring $10 for the lesson. There is a free dance afterwards!
Who: Dance Instructor Behailu (B Latino)
Make sure you arrive promptly at 6:45, or you will have to find us at the dance studio! I hope to see you there!