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Book Release | Uncensored: Spokane Poetry Slam Collected

Do something: How to get involved in your community this week

Poetry for good. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Poetry for good.

Join Spokane Poetry Slam to celebrate the release of their first full-length anthology, Uncensored: Spokane Poetry Slam Collected, the sale of which supports the upcoming Individual World Poetry Slam in Spokane this fall. Attendees can hear poems from contributors and purchase books, iWPS festival passes and swag. Free to attend. Thu, Aug. 24 from 6-7 pm. Steel Barrel Taproom, 154 S. Madison. facebook.com/individualworldpoetryslam

Community Health Fair

CHAS Health celebrates National Health Center Week with a fair offering participants the opportunity to receive free screenings for glucose, body mass index, vision, blood pressure, oral cancer and more. Free. Sat, Aug. 19, from 9 am-noon. CHAS Maple Street Clinic, 3919 N. Maple. chas.org

Spark Central's Birthday Party

The celebration continues all month with special creative activities, but this special event includes free cake, coloring books, volunteer awards, raffle prizes and more. Free. Tue, Aug. 22, from 6-7:30 pm. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Pkwy. spark-central.org

What Does Single-Payer Health Care Mean to Me?

Professionals from healthcareforallWA.org, including Dennis Dellwo and Lynnette Vehrs, discuss costs, savings, and bills in the state legislature, and what it all means to you. Free. Thu, Aug. 24 from 7-8:30 pm. Rockwood Retirement Community, 221 E. Rockwood Blvd. (220-0343)

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