Clubs and Hobbies


Chess
Spokane Chess Club      
121 Herak Engineering Bldg  (near the Kennel)
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA
(509) 994-9739
http://www.SpokaneChessClub.org 
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. 
DUES:
$12    18 and under
$24    Adult
$30    Family

Fishing
Spokane Fly Fishers Club
PO Box 4141 1104
West Heroy (Meetings)
Spokane , WA 99220
(509) 879-9934
sffishers@comcast.net
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)
http://www.spokanecounty.org/fair/sif/content.aspx?c=2142

Photography
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
http://www.sv-cc.org

Poetry
Poetry Scribes
Meet monthly from Sept - June
First Wed., from 1-3 pm
North Spokane Library
44 E. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA
joeygsgirl@comcast.net 
http://thepoetryscribesofspokane.blogspot.com/
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
http://www.ieps-stamps.com/l

Thimbles
Nimble Fingers Thimble Club
Theda Grinwis.
nwnimblethimbles@gmail.com
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
http://wn.com/Evergreen_Railroad_Club

River City Modelers Club (trains)
1130 E. Sprague
Spokane, WA
(509) 981-5017
http://www.rivercitymodelers.org/

Writing
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. 

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