Upcoming FRA Events for the Community

Monthly board meetings: Second Mondays at 7pm, except July & August.

  • 1/10/2024—Annual Meeting, 7pm
  • 3/23/2024—Community Center Workday starting at 9 am, bring rake and tools
  • 3/30/2024—Easter Egg Hunt - 12:30pm
  • 4/12/2024—Bingo night! 7pm
  • 5/7/202—Scholarship Application deadline - See the Scholarship page for more details
  • 5/16/2024—Scholarship Applicant Interviews
  • 6/27/2024—BBQ (church) and Root Beer Floats (FRA) - Time 5:30-7:00pm
  • 10/31/2023—Harvest Party Chili Feed - 5:30pm
  • 12/6/2024—Christmas Party - 6:30pm

5/8/2023 - FRA Scholarship Apps Due

The Annual FRA/Blue Ribbon Circle scholarship applications are due May 8.

See the Scholarship Information page for the application form and details.

3/17/2023 - Bingo Night - 7PM

March 17, 2023  at 7PM will be Bingo night at the FRA Community Center.  Lots of prizes have been donated and it's always a great time.  Refreshments will be provided.  Be sure to wear green as it's also St. Patrick's day.

1/11/23 - 7:00PM - FRA Annual Meeting

Chili dogs and dessert served

Hello Friends and Neighbors, from your Foothills Rural Association,
Annual Meeting Speaker: Erika Deasey
Our guest speaker for the annual meeting will be Erika Deasey, a local author and historian. Erika is currently engaged in researching all of the early schools of Spokane
County. This includes several schools which were located in our Foothills community, including our current Community Center! Erika will provide an overview of her
research and photographs of many of the earliest schools in our area.

Santa in the Foothills

FRA Christmas Party - 12/2/2022 - 6:30PM

On December 2nd at 6:30 the Foothills Rural Association Community Center will once again be an early arrival destination for Santa and his elves at the annual FRA Christmas Party! This year’s activity is cookie decorating! It is sure to be a wonderful time and a great way to start off December. Be sure to mark your calendars.

Chili Feed - 10/31/2022 - 5:30PM

After 2 years of cancellation, the Chili Feed is back on the schedule again!!!


On October 31st at 5:30 PM, the FRA will be hosting one of its most popular and anticipated events of the year...the annual Harvest Party and Chili Feed! This event is always well attended and it’s FREE, so come and share in the fun with your family, friends, and neighbors. Costumes are encouraged!


2022 FRA Community Yard Sale


REGISTER NOW for the Foothills Community Yard Sale taking place June 4th-5th. Contact Marc at 509-928-6662 to join the promotional list.


Limited sale space will be available both inside and outside the Community Center, or provide your address to Marc to be included with the promotional materials for the event.


Event hours at the Community Center will be 8am-4pm each day of the sale.

2022 Annual Root Beer Floats at the FRA Community Center

Thursday night, June 22, the FRA in conjunction with the Foothills Community Church, will host the annual BBQ and Root Beer Float Night.  Swing by the FRA Community Center and relax with a delicious Root Beer float.  The floats will be served starting around 5:30PM.

Status of Upcoming FRA Events

6/4-6/5/2022 - Community Yard Sale at the FRA Community Center.


6/22/2022 - The annual Foothills Community Church BBQ and FRA Root Beer Floats event is back on for 2022. 


5/9-5/19/2022 - The FRA is accepting scholarship applications for the 2022 FRA/Blue Ribbon Circle Scholarship.


4/16/2022 - Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday April 16 at 12:30PM at the community center.


The Community Center is now open for event bookings.

2022 Easter Egg Hunt

The FRA Youth Committee will hide hundreds of colorful eggs filled with all kinds of tasty treats around the Community Center grounds. Kids 11 and under are invited to race to find them all! Among them will be 5 “Golden Eggs” redeemable for special prizes! Saturday April 16 at 12:30 is the starting time, with the little ones given a head start.


Put on your Easter best and join us for this fun-filled frolic in the spring weather.

2021 FRA Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, January 13th at 7PM, the FRA will be holding our annual meeting via ZOOM Meeting.  If you are a Foothills resident, you are free to attend this meeting as well as any of the other regularly scheduled board meetings.


Please contact me (Steve) at ruralspokaneweb@gmail.com for the meeting connection information.  We don't publish the meeting connection via the web page, only directly through email.

2022 Upcoming Events Summary

April 16 - 12:30 pm - Easter Egg Hunt

May 9 - Scholarship deadline
May 19 - Scholarship Interviews

June 4 & 5 - Community Yard Sale
June 22 - BBQ and Root Beer Floats

October - Annual Chili Feed - TBD
December - Christmas Party - TBD

Chili Feed and Harvest Party

Thursday Night, October 31st is the evening for the annual FRA Chili Feed and Harvest Party.  This is by far the most popular event of the year here in the Foothills community.  We're looking forward to seeing our friends and neighbors at this years event.  The start time of the Chili Feed is 5:30PM at the FRA Community Center.