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Fall Compost Fair & Leaf Festival, and more

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

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Enjoy the fall leaves and learn about home composting. Residents who live in a participating jurisdiction of the Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System, and who complete all composting activities, may take home a free compost bin. Free. Sat, Oct. 28 from 11 am-2 pm. John A. Finch Arboretum, 3404 W. Woodland Blvd. bit.ly/2zzSG4u

Cultural Traditions Community Meeting

Launching this fall, the Center for Washington Cultural Traditions will be Washington state's new folklife and traditional arts program. The Center hosts a series of community meetings to get your input on its development to support tradition bearers throughout the state, interpret Washington's rich cultural heritage, conduct meaningful research, and create a range of innovative media and programming. Free. Fri, Oct. 27 at 10 am. Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, 2316 W. First. humanities.org

Hangman Creek Open House

Plans for a potential nature path and planting project from the mouth of the Hangman Creek to Hatch Road and Highway 195 will be available for public comment. The plans are the result of a design charrette sponsored by the National Parks Service and WA state Landscape Architects, in partnership with Inland Northwest Trails and Conservation, Spokane Parks and Recreation, and Neighborhood Alliance of Spokane County. Free. Sat, Oct. 28 from 1-3 pm. St. John's Lutheran Church, 5810 S. Meadowlane Rd. (443-1319)

Peace Paper Project

Telling War and Gonzaga's Art Department host a series of workshops with project director Drew Matott, who uses the ancient tradition of making paper by hand to encourage personal expression and cultural change. Workshops on Nov. 2 and 9 from 10 am-noon and 3:30-5:30 pm, and Nov. 3 and 10 from 10-4 pm. Also includes a special session for veterans at Riverside State Park on Nov. 11 from 11 am-3 pm. Free and open to the public. Jundt Art Museum, 200 E. Desmet. gonzaga.edu/tellingwar

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