Clubs and Hobbies

Spokane Chess Club      
121 Herak Engineering Bldg  (near the Kennel)
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA
(509) 994-9739 
Promote chess with special interest in youth chess events. 
Meet Thursdays.  Open at 6:45 pm, Events start at 7:30 pm.
Play for fun, or become a member. 
Only members who pay dues can play in the USCF
(U.S. Chess Foundation) events that pay. 
$12    18 and under
$24    Adult
$30    Family

Spokane Fly Fishers Club
PO Box 4141 1104
West Heroy (Meetings)
Spokane , WA 99220
(509) 879-9934
A fly fishing club for families.

Hobbies on Display
Spokane County Fair and Expo Center
404 N. Havana St
Spokane, WA
(509) 477-1766
Read the rules, and enter your hobby at the County Fair (before the August deadline)

Spokane Valley Camera Club
Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District building
22510 E. Mission Ave
Liberty Lake, WA
7:15 pm
3rd and 4th Mondays (September 21, 2016 through April 2017)
All levels of ability - students through experienced photographers - are invited to learn.
Social events include field trips and workshops.
(509) 951-1446

Poetry Scribes
Meet monthly from Sept - June
First Wed., from 1-3 pm
North Spokane Library
44 E. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA
Poetry Scribes is open to all - writers of both free verse and rhymed or metered verse. 
Poems must be wholesome - not lewd or profane verses. 
Dues:  $20/year

Stamp Collecting
Inland Empire Philatelic Society (stamp collecting)
(Activities Room, lower level, facing the river)
Riverview Terrace Retirement Center
1801 E. Upriver Drive
Spokane, WA
7:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month

Nimble Fingers Thimble Club
Theda Grinwis.
Members collect thimbles, scissors, pincushions, and other sewing items.

Trains - Model Train Clubs

Evergreen Railroad Modelers
Greenacres Shopping Center
18213 E. Appleway Blvd.
Spokane Valley, WA

River City Modelers Club (trains)
1130 E. Sprague
Spokane, WA
(509) 981-5017

Spokane Novelists Group
Otis Orchards Community Church
23304 E. Wellesley Avenue
Otis Orchards, WA
(509) 590-7316
Time:  12 Noon - 4:00 pm
2nd and 4th Saturday
A support/critique group for writers.  Open to anyone with an interest in writing fiction (no memoirs, nonfiction, poetry, etc., please).  Participants should bring 5-10 pages to read aloud and 6-8 copies for others to read along and critique. 

Spokane Valley Writers' Group

Lakeside Church
23129 E. Mission Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA
(509) 570-4440
Meetings:  6:15 pm, 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. 
This supportive critique group welcomes adult writers.