Four free & fun things you can do in Spokane this weekend

It might be a bit of a chilly weekend, but don’t let that keep you at home! Fall is in full swing are there are lots of community events you can check out around Spokane.

The Community Connection Expo with Spokane Mama is focused on making local moms’ lives easier. ‘Spokane Mama’ is a local Facebook group, formed with the goal of providing resources and support to eliminate the insecurity and isolation often felt in motherhood.

At its expo on Saturday, the group is coming together at the Centennial Hotel to host a free resource fair and offer hourly wellness classes.

The wellness fair runs from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be 50 booths helping connect moms with anything from mental health support to parenting tips. The hourly wellness classes include a barre class, nutrition class, and a post-partum support group.

The entire event is free. It’s at the Centennial Hotel at 303 W North River Drive. Learn more here.

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Downtown Fall Fest is happening in Spokane on Saturday. There will be crafts inside River Park Square, an urban pumpkin patch on Wall Street, a chalk competition on the skate ribbon, a petting zoo in the U.S. Pavilion, and live entertainment throughout the park. It’s going on from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. More information here.

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If you’re looking to stay out of the cold, the north Spokane County Library is having a ‘Take it Apart’ Lab Day on Saturday. Kids from kindergarten to high school can go explore science and technology with hands-on projects. This week, you’ll get to take apart electronics and appliances to see how they work. The lab runs from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the county library location on 44 E. Hawthorne Rd.

Car buffs can stop by Browne’s Addition Saturday afternoon for the Hot Rod Blues Classic Car Show. It’s happening on Cannon street from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. Live blues bands, a beer garden, and food vendors will be there. It’s open to all ages. More information here.