Bloomsday: Spokane’s Favorite Footrace! May 7th, Register Now!

Bloomdsday 2017, Spokane’s favorite 12km footrace, will happen on May 7th.  For online registration, the deadline is April 23rd, so act now!  The race starts at 9am, and when you register they will give you your details.

Generally tens of thousands of people participate, bands will play along the route and plenty of supporters will cheer the runners/walkers/crawlers on.  Participating in Bloomsday at least once is the quintessential Spokane experience.

If you go, keep an eye out for our Director, Josh, he will be a race entrant this year, and all of us at SCEL will be cheering him on to win the whole thing.

Register ($18/$35 includes a stylish Tshirt for those who finish):  http://www.bloomsday.org/registration/register-online

Race information: http://www.bloomsday.org/race-information/general-information

 

 

5-Yr-Old Pool Prodigy

Meet Keith O’Dell, a bonafide pool playing prodigy. At just five years old, Keith pockets balls like a pro. The sport is in Keith’s genes – his parents play pool, his grandparents play pool, the family even eats dinner on the pool table. His father says Keith was “born to play pool.” The question is, how will his incredible talent effect the life ahead of him?

 

Watch basketball at the Garland Theater for free!

Watch the Bulldogs Play the West Virginia Mountaineers on the Big Screen!

The Garland Theater, Spokane’s favorite discount movie theater, is showing this live NCAA basketball game for free.  The Gonzaga Bulldogs have only lost one game this year, and many people feel they are on their way to becoming national champions.  Get caught up in the excitement and join the crowd in cheering on the hometown team!

Cost? Free!

Where? The Garland Theater

When? Today, Thursday March 23rd at 4:40PM.  Get there early to make sure you get a good seat!

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/