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

 

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

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

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.

Study English in the USA:
email: study@usa-english.com

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!

KYRS Open House

Have you ever wanted to see the inside of a real-life radio station? Dying to meet your favorite show hosts? Do you want to record a promo?  Check out the KYRS Open House on Saturday, Feb 11th from 12/noon to 3PM.  It is free, butyou can also make a donation to this wonderful community service.

“Community radio and independent media is more important than ever. Not only do we support our local musicians and play the RADDEST music, we give a voice to those that might not be given a chance elsewhere to speak up. We are the platform for our community to stand tall on.” – KYRS

This open house is in the community building at 35 W. Main St in downtown Spokane.

Contact KYRS if you have questions:

communications@kyrs.org

(509) 747.3012

Spark Central: “Snarky Valentine’s Day Card”

Spark Central invites the community to make snarky valentines day cards.  “Express your squishy, Valentine’s Day feelings with humor, sarcasm and grumpy cat photos.”  This event will happen on Saturday, Feb 11 at 3pm.  Register online, cost: $5.  For more information about Spark Central events, visit their website: http://spark-central.org/