SCEL Presents: YWCA of Spokane ‘Healthy Relationships’ Workshop

The Spokane College of English Language is delighted to host Nicole Nimens, the YWCA of Spokane’s expert on healthy relationships to lead a discussion and activities centered on healthy social and private relationships.  The discussion will be focused on what a healthy relationship is, what to avoid, and offer resources for participants.  This event will take place at the Spokane College of English Language (SCEL) 718 W. Riverside Ave, 2nd floor, Spokane, WA, on March 23rd, from 11AM-12PM.  This event is free and open to the public.  If you have questions, please call 321-7367

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Explore Washington… In English!

Check out these “15 Places to See in Washington before You Die” and notice that Spokane’s own Duncan Gardens is on the list.  These geometrical gardens are a treat for you eyes and nose as the design and fragrance are pleasing to the senses on one of our many beautiful summer days.  There are many more spots in our area that are breathtakingly beautiful, be sure to ask for a recommendation for a day trip while you study in Spokane.

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Know Your Rights

The USA is a wonderful place to study, explore and live. One aspect of American culture is our love of independence and the rights respected by our government and law enforcement.  While the chances are that you will never have any problems, it is fascinating to read and know the rights afforded to people living in the USA.

Here is a link to the flier featured above.

Here is a link to frequently asked questions on encounters with law enforcement in the airports and other ports of entry in the USA.

Best of Spokane: The Coffee House

It seems like downtown Spokane has at least one coffee house on every block and even more specialty coffee shops throughout the area. Each coffee shop has its own culture, decor, sounds and tastes.  College students cramming for tests, business people and shoppers stop in for a minute or for hours, taking advantage of free wifi, a place to meet and accessible caffeine.  When you come to study English at the Spokane College of English Language, be sure to take part in our local coffee house culture.

Among our staff and teachers’ favorite shops are: Caffé Affogato, Boots, Atticus and The Rocket.

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Motorcycle Show at Spokane County fairgrounds

INLAND NORTHWEST MOTORCYCLE SHOW & SALE

Do you like motorcycles?  The technology of motorized two-wheel transport? Do you ride, or have an interest in seeing some top-notch stunt riders?  Then the Motorcycle show may be for you!
March 10-12; Fri 3-8 pm, Sat 10 am-8 pm, Sun 10 am-4 pm. $10

Spokane County Fair & Expo Center 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Spokane – East (map) 509-477-1766

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/

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

 

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