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Sun., April 20, 2008

2008 Women’s Show

Presented by Sacred Heart Medical Center and KREM-2 TV. Valuable information related to personal health and everything from beauty products to gifts and wine. Show highlights include Battle of the Chefs cook-off, Spokane Dance Company show, Coldwater Creek fashion show, new hair styles by 14th and Grand Salon and registration and run for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

When: Continues today, 7:30 a.m.-noon

Where: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Cost: $5/general, free for children age 12 and younger

Contact: (509) 325-SEAT

Brightest Stars Benefit Breakfast

Presented by The Spokane Leadership Council of Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation. The group helps critically ill children and their families cope with pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. Registration requested.

When: Tuesday, 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Where: The Spokane Athletic Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave.

Cost: Donation

Contact: (509) 474-2820

Conquer Kids’ Cancer Dinner and Auction

Presented by Candlelighters of the Inland Northwest. Event host is Chris Woods. Leslie Lowe and Dave Sposito from KXLY will be helping with the live auction.

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Where: Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights

Cost: $50

Contact: (509) 474-2759

Winemakers Dinner at Windows Restaurant

Enjoy Chef Don Rey’s menu paired with Camas Prairie wines and live jazz featuring Jazz HitNoSis with Mary Chavez and Tom Kelly. Dine with winemaker Stuart Scott of Camas Prairie Winery who will talk about his role as a winemaker and be on hand to answer questions. Reservations required.

When: Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Windows Restaurant at Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive

Cost: $60

Contact: (509) 326-8000

An Evening with Harley-Davidson

Guests at this event will be wearing their finest black leather and blue denim for a motorcycle-themed night benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Features an evening of fine dining and entertainment, silent and live auctions, raffle, temporary tattoo parlor, boot shine booth, an opportunity to have your picture taken on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and much more.

When: Saturday, 6 p.m.-midnight

Where: Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive

Cost: $55

Contact: (509) 325-3747

“Tee Off Fore a Cure” Golf Tournament, Dinner and Auction

Hosted by Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Tournament registration at 11:30 a.m. on the course, lunch served on the golf carts, shot gun start at 1 p.m.; reception, auction and dinner registration at 6:30 p.m. at the resort.

When: Saturday

Where: Coeur d’Alene Resort and Golf Course, Coeur d’Alene

Cost: $225/golf, dinner and auction; $100/dinner and auction only

Contact: (509) 459-6307

Miracle of Spring

Third annual event sponsored by The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. Silent auction from 4:30 to 7 p.m., dinner at 7, live auction at 8.

When: Saturday

Where: The Spokane Athletic Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave.

Cost: $50, beer and wine included

Contact: (509) 358-4290

Spokane Vandalfest 2008

Benefiting the Vandal Scholarship Fund for student athletics and the UI Alumni Association. Dinner, live and silent auctions. Social at 6 p.m.; dinner and live auction at 7.

When: Saturday

Where: Decades Banquet Room at University City, 10572 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley

Cost: $50/general, $40/age 30 and younger

Contact: (208) 292-2548

St. Mary’s 36th Annual Auction

“Blooming with Faith” with silent table bidding at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 6, live auction at 7. Benefits St. Mary’s Catholic School.

When: Saturday

Where: Mirabeau Park Hotel, Sullivan Road at Interstate 90, Spokane Valley

Cost: $45

Contact: (509) 924-4300

Tekoa Tavern Fun Run and Barbecue

There will be a $50 pre-registration prize to one lucky rider and prize drawings after the run. Ten percent of all proceeds go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

When: Saturday, 9 a.m.

Where: Meet at Kymghana Park, lower park, 132 N. Crosby St., Tekoa

Contact: (509) 284-3037

The Great Spokane Art Party

Fundraiser to benefit Blue Prints for Learning and Community Building Children’s Center. Celebrate and get messy with local artists including Tom Quinn, Peter and Kit Jagoda, John Tham, Megan Murphy, Scott Kolbo and Heidi Arbogast. Hands-on art experience, smocks not provided. Wine, cheese and gourmet delights.

When: Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m.

Where: Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave.

Cost: $50

Contact: (509) 777-0822

Mu Phi Epsilon Scholarship Concert

The program includes the Silver Winds Flute Quartet featuring Lois Iller, Dori Nielsen, Annetta Farr and Sarah Brueggemeier; along with an organ/piano duo featuring Alice Hostetter and Jan Whaley. Benefits a scholarship for a Washington State University music student. A reception follows the concert. Sponsored by Mu Phi Epsilon, an international professional music fraternity.

When: April 27, 3 p.m.

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St.

Cost: Freewill offering

Contact: (509) 448-5645

Tip Toe Through the Tulips Luncheon

The philanthropic committee of the Spokane Daughters of the Nile is holding a luncheon with featured guest speaker Cheryl-Anne Millsap, correspondent for The Spokesman-Review. All proceeds go to Shriners Hospital for Children for outpatient care and needs.

When: April 30, noon

Where: Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive

Cost: $35 donation

Contact: (509) 624-6130

Women Helping Women Fund Luncheon

Guest speaker is Jeannette Walls, author of “The Glass Castle.”

When: May 5, Noon

Where: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Cost: $100.

Contact: (509) 328-8285.

Shadle Park High School Golf Tournament

Hosted by the Shadle Park High School Booster Club.

When: May 10, 11 a.m.

Where: Downriver Golf Course, 3225 Columbia Circle

Cost: $50, includes lunch, gift, greens fee, and cart cost. Hole sponsorships will also be available.

Contact: (509) 990-2188 or (509) 342-0034.

Spring High Tea

Benefits the Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant. Local artists and crafters will sell their creations.

When: May 10, 1-3 p.m.

Where: Sacred Heart Medical Center, Providence Auditorium, Ninth Avenue and Rockwood Boulevard

Cost: $35/person, $280/table of eight

Contact: (509) 324-1995


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