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What's happening at the Whitman County Library
for the week of May 02, 2013


Thursday, May 2

Colfax – National Day of Prayer - You are invited to participate in the local National Day of Prayer event sponsored by the Colfax Ministerial Association in the CEC. The first segment is from 12:10 -1:00 p.m. The second segment is from 1:10 - 2:00 p.m.

Colfax – 7 p.m. – Meet the Artist – An amazing opportunity to meet acclaimed artist Nona Hengen. View Hengen’s work, learn her techniques and hear her inspirations.

Rosalia – 4 p.m. – WSU Raptors – Everyone’s welcome for a fun and informative afternoon with the fabulous birds of prey.

Friday, May 3

Colfax – 9 to 4 p.m. – Pen & Ink Watercolor, sign up online prior to the class.

Palouse – 5 p.m. – Yoga Bliss with Dawn Bennett – Simple and easy body awareness movements from head to toe. No previous yoga experience is needed.

Saturday, May 4

Teen Dance-Colfax   Attention Teens-Join the Whitman County Library and 4-H for a great time at the Palouse Empire Fairgrounds on May 4 from 8-11:30 pm. Music by DJ Ronnie Blackwood. Cost is only $5. For ages 13-18 only to this drug free/smoke free event. Please call 509-397-4366 for details.

Sunday, May 5

Colfax & Farmington – Small Vegetable Gardens – Donna Hansen teaches about small veggie gardens and how to make, maintain and get the best crop for your growing size. Check the calendar for times.

Monday, May 6

St. John – 10:30 a.m. – Lapsit Storytime – A special program with lots of learning, sharing and fun for little ones and their favorite grown-ups

St. John – 1 to 3 p.m. – Insurance Help – SHIBA volunteer Joyce Leonard shares free, impartial insurance information tailored to meet the needs of low income families as well as those on or planning for Medicare.

Tuesday, May 7

Rosalia – 2:30 p.m. – Small Vegetable Gardens – Donna Hansen teaches about small veggie gardens and how to make, maintain and get the best crop for your growing size.

Wednesday, May 8

St. John – 5:30 p.m. – Build Your Business – Discover all the help available to turn your passion, something you might really love into a business with Dave McKenzie from SCORE.

Colfax – 7 p.m. – Zumba Fitness – Instructor Brenda Camp offers Zumba classes on Wednesdays. Contact Brenda at or call (509) 549-3930.

Thursday, May 9

Jennings Elementary in Colfax - 3:30 p.m. - Let's Hoop It Up! - Join Whitman County Library for a free performance by Spokane Aerial - includes Hula Hoop Dance & Tricks and the opportunity to participate.


Hundreds of community programs for preschoolers, children, teens and adults are schedules at Whitman County Library’s 14 branches. For a complete list and details, visit the library's events calendar, like the library on Facebook or call (509) 397-4366.


For more information, contact:

Kristie Kirkpatrick at 509-397-4366

For a complete list of events and programs happening in all fourteen Whitman County Library branches, visit the Whitman County Library website or the library's events calendar or call the library at 397-4366 or 877-733-3375 toll-free.