Family Calendar Dec 27-Jan 3 – holiday lights and events, reading and storytelling times

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Winter Glow Spectacular – A driving light festival in Orchard Park through Sunday. Orchard Park, 20298 E. Indiana Ave., Liberty Lake. To free; donations accepted. (509) 755-6700.

Holiday Light Show – Open every night from dusk until 10 p.m. Featuring Christmas trees, a massive light show featuring over 90,000 Christmas lights synchronized with holiday music and more. Until January 8. Suntree RV Park, 350 N. Idahline Road, Post Falls. To free. (208) 818-0624.

Northwest Winterfest: Spokane Valley – Walk through a display of handcrafted holiday lanterns. Open every day from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. until January 2. Visit nordouestwinterfest.com/tickets for more information and ticket prices. Spokane County Fair and Exhibition Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. (509) 280-2739.

The Tree Festival and Winterfest – See the tree display at the center adjacent to the Colfax Library until Tuesday. Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. (509) 397-4366.

Questmas Village – Featuring giant-sized characters in a variety of winter scenes including a snowman village with Santa, ski penguins, Bigfoot sticking his head out of a Christmas present and a set of illuminated caves. Several tributes to the Kalispel tribe are incorporated into the village, including a traditional tipi covered with tule mats and an oversized sturgeon-nosed canoe. Available until January 5. Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. To free. (509) 481-2800.

Read-a-Rama Virtual Winter Camp – With crafts, music, games, reading and more. Open to children from the second to the fifth year. Register on scld.org. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Presented by the Spokane County Library District. To free.

Bilingual Story Time – With songs and stories in Spanish and English. Open to children aged 10 to 12. Hosted on Zoom. Monday, 2:30 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

Self-Published Story Time – Join Miss Delaney on the Children’s Library Facebook page as she reads stories written by self-published authors. Visit cdalibrary.org for more information. Tuesday, 11 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

Come in and write – Share your work in progress, get inspired by creative prompts, and spend time writing. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. To free. (509) 279-0299.

Storytime Short Films – Hear stories that help children develop early language and literacy skills. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. at facebook.com/spokanecountylibrarydistrict. Also available on YouTube at scld.org/storytime-shorts-playlist. Presented by the Spokane County Library District. To free.

Wonder Wednesdays Storytime – A virtual story hour with books on imagination, creativity, adventure and exploration. Visit cdalibrary.com/library-events for the Zoom link. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. To free. (208) 769-2315.

Enter and Draw – Explore different artistic mediums, develop skills and ideas, and get feedback. Open to all ages. Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. To free. (509) 279-0299.

Drop in and Play – Play board and card games together in a relaxing and positive environment. Open to all ages. Thursday, noon-2 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. To free. (509) 279-0299.

Storytime Online – Read stories, sing songs and share finger games. Open to children from 2 to 5 years old and their families. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Register at scld.org. Presented by the Spokane County Library District. To free.

New Years Fireworks – A family-friendly fireworks show at Riverfront Park. Winter light show: 4.30 p.m.-10 p.m. New Year’s Eve fireworks countdown: 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. midnight countdown: 11 p.m. to midnight. Friday, Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. Free. (509) 625-6601.

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