Spring brings with it a variety of teas and fundraisers as churches emerge from winter. This week there are opportunities for meals, a talented speaker and lots of bidding.
• Pasadena Park Church of the Nazarene will host a Ladies Spring Tea next Saturday at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be singer/songwriter Mary Lewis, mother of Crystal Lewis. She will be performing as well as speaking.
The event includes brunch. The cost is $10 and reservations are required in advance. Call (509) 926-5858 to reserve a spot. The church is at 8822 E. Upriver Drive.
• The youth of Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, will present a chili dinner and auction next Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Proceeds will help send the youths to camp this summer. Call (509) 924-2350 for more information.
• The Valley Church of the Nazarene, 1515 E. 20th Ave., will host its annual county fair and auction next Saturday beginning at 5 p.m. There will be a barbecue dinner and live and silent auctions. Bidding in the live auction will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Child care will be available. Tickets are $5 per person or $15 per family in advance, or $7 per person and $20 per family at the door. Call the church at (509) 926-1545 for more information. Proceeds will benefit the men’s, women’s and Mothers of Preschoolers ministries.
Christ the Savior Orthodox Church, 12407 E. 16th Ave., will host an open house Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. for anyone interested in learning more about the church and Orthodox Christianity. Tours of the church will be available.
Refreshments will be served, including baklava. All are welcome to attend.