Festivities begin with a special children’s storytime at 11 a.m. May 12 at Neill Public Library 210 N. Grand Ave. Another highlight includes presentation of the Mayor’s Award at 5 p.m. May 12 at the Regional Theatre of the Palouse, 122 N. Grand Ave., followed by the unveiling of Pullman’s first Utility Box Art Wrap and an artist meet-and-greet.
All other art exhibits, workshops and live performances are scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. May 14 in downtown Pullman.
LEWISTON — An all-ages rock show featuring the Nixon Rodeo of Spokane begins at 5 p.m. May 14 at the Shriners Temple here, 855 Main St.
DeafTo of Spokane and Homewreckr, Unconfined, Rise&Shine and the Market, all of Lewiston, also will take the stage.
Cost for the show is $10 in advance through Jesse Economen at firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.brownpapertickets.com. At the door, admission is $12.
PULLMAN — The Community Band of the Palouse will stage a family concert beginning at 2 p.m. May 14 at the Gladish Community and Cultural Center here, 115 N.W. State St.
The short concert will be followed by an “Instrument Petting Zoo,” which gives children who attend a chance to try out various musical instruments.
Admission is by donation.
LEWISTON — A Spring Luau Fundraiser Luncheon will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14 at the Salvation Army here, 1220 21st St.
The menu includes Hawaiian chicken over rice, salad, dessert and a beverage. The event also will feature Hawaiian music and a silent auction.
Money raised will benefit the Salvation Army Hand of Hope program.
Cost is $8, and may be paid in cash or check only.
LEWISTON — The Harlem Ambassadors will perform a comedy basketball benefit show at 3 p.m. May 14 in Lewiston High School’s Booth Hall here.
Money raised from the game will benefit Habitat for Humanity in the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley. The game will be played against the Habitat Home Team, made up of athletes from the region, including high school players as well as members of the Lewiston and Clarkston police departments.
Tickets are $10 per person or $25 for a family. They may be purchased at the Habitat Store in Lewiston, 1633 G St.; the Habitat for Humanity office in Clarkston, 1242 Highland Ave.; or at Umpqua Bank branches in Lewiston and Clarkston.
The Harlem Ambassadors was formed in 1998 and played their first game in Mountain Home, Idaho, that year. Team members will meet with fans after the show to sign autographs and pose for photos.
LEWISTON — The Lewis-Clark Community Concert Band will give a free concert at 3 p.m. May 15 in the Lewiston High School auditorium, 1114 Ninth Ave.
The concert will be performed in memory of a band member, the late Tim Reid, and will be under the direction of Garry Walker of Clarkston.
MOSCOW — A send-off show for DancersDrummersDreamers will begin at 7 p.m. May 15 in the Lionel Hampton School of Music’s Haddock Performance Hall on the campus of the University of Idaho here.
The free, 70-minute condensation of the UI troupe’s “Commotion N’ Motion” stage show features the 40 performers before they leave on their regional teaching and performing tour.
CLARKSTON — Improv comedian Kent Williams will do a comedy night beginning at 7 p.m. May 16 in the Clarkston High School auditorium, 401 Chestnut St.
Williams of Clackamas, Ore., is employed as special assistant to the president of Young Life. He will be joined in his performance by Jim Stuck of Clarkston. Stuck is employed as Young Life area director.
Admission is $5 per person or $10 for a family of up to five people.
The show is staged by Young Life and EPIC (Empowering People and Impacting Choices) Clarkston.