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August Events

August 21, 2012

David Douglas in the Shrub Steppe with Jack Nisbet

Tuesday August 21, 7:30pm enjoy an evening with local renown naturalist, author and teacher Jack Nisbet. Topic "David Douglas in the Shrub Steppe" Scottish naturalist David Douglas spent much of 1826 collecting flora and fauna in the Columbia Basin. In mid-summer he traveled with a Hudson's Bay Company horse brigade from the mouth of the Clearwater River to Spokane House, following flood coulees and tribal trails on a route that took them close to Turnbull. In this powerpoint presentation we will look at some of what Douglas saw, and try to figure out how things have changed here over the past two centuries. A suggested $5.00 donation Read More

Glenrose Community Summer Market

The Glenrose Community will sponsor a Summer Market event to kick off the opening of a new local farmer's market. Tuesday, August 21 2012 between 4-7pm in Spokane, WA. The event takes place at a Little Yellow Schoolhouse in the middle of an old farming neighborhood, once a shangri-la of small farms and orchards, a stone's throw from downtown Spokane. Local growers, artisans and musicians will share their locally grown vegetables, fruit, crafts, photography, glass art, herbs and medicinals. Also local musicians Mike Croon and Koyosulo, Veraci Pizza, The Scoop Ice Cream, Bouzies Bakery, and an old-fashioned Glenrose horse and buggy ride will be on site. Read More