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Wed., Nov. 11, 2009

Cooking Class at the Historic Greenbriar Inn - Monday, Gifts from the Kitchen, 6-9 p.m., $45. Registration is required. Historic Greenbriar Inn, 315 E. Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-9660.

Healing Foods Kitchen - “Healthy Holiday Fare.” Cooking class for achieving good health and healing after cancer treatments. Pre-payment and registration is required. Today, 5:30 p.m., Providence Holy Family campus, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. $10. (509) 474-5490.

Bazaar and Turkey Dinner - Fall festival with homemade gifts and crafts, candies, baked goods and turkey dinner served 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday. Trinity United Methodist Church, 1725 E. Bridgeport Ave. Dinner: $9/adults, $5/ages 6-12. (509) 327-2512.

Tasteful Thursdays - Enjoy live music while sampling wine and beer, fruits, veggies and entrees. Thursday, 5-7 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-8537.

Italian Cooking Class - Taught by Chef Angelo Brunson of Angelo’s Ristorante. Learn how to make angel hair pasta with roasted garlic pomodoro, pizza margherita and more. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required. Thursday. 5:30-7 p.m., The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50. (208) 457-8950.

Ladies Night Out - The second annual event benefits the Spokane Valley Partners food and clothing banks. Auction items include vintage purses, quilted items, spa treatments, vacation packages and more. There will be hors d’oeuvres and wine. Tickets can be purchased at Spokane Valley Partners or online at www.svpart.org. Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, Sullivan and Interstate 90. $50. (509) 927-1153.

Chili Feed - Thursday, 6 p.m., Mountain View Middle School, 6011 N. Chase Road. Hosted by the band, choir, percussion and orchestra students; $5 adults, $3 for fifth grade and younger. (509) 226-1379.

Best of the Pacific Northwest Chef’s Seminar - Learn classic techniques from French farmhouse cuisine with Brian Hutchins of Twigs Wandermere. Reservations required. Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Terra Blanca Winery and Estate Vineyard, 34715 N. DeMoss Road, Benton City, Wash. $50, $45 for ONYX members. (509) 588-6082, ext. 105.

Wine Class - Held on Friday evenings at 7 p.m. Reservations required. Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. (509) 343-2253.

Idaho Special Olympics Fundraiser - 20 percent of proceeds from purchases at both Coeur d’Alene Panda Express locations on Saturday between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. will help support Idaho Special Olympics. Appleway and U.S. Highway 95.

Breadmaking from Scratch - Taught by Susie Snider. Learn about grinding wheat, understanding yeast, customizing your bread for Foccacia, French, herb, whole grain, pizza crust and more. Registration is required. Saturday. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $35, includes supplies. (509) 625-6200.

Edgecliff Spaghetti Feed - The annual fundraiser benefits Edgecliff SCOPE. There will also be live music and a raffle. Saturday, 4:30-7 p.m., VFW Post 1435, 212 S. David. $4.50 adults and $2 children younger than 12 in advance; $5 adults and $2.50 children at the door. (509) 477-6345.

Purple Bubble Charity Ball - Enjoy dinner and dancing. Proceeds will benefit Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children. Reservations are required. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie Road. $17. (509) 926-2328.

Hometown Heroes Dessert Auction - Benefits Olive Crest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving abused, neglected and at-risk children in Eastern Washington. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., The Service Station, 9315 N. Nevada St. $20. (509) 468-0700.

Pancake Breakfast - All the pancakes you can eat with scrambled eggs, sausage, juice and coffee. Sunday. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sons of Norway Tordenskjord Lodge, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. $4.50/adults, $2.50/age 6 and younger. (509) 326-9211.

Vegan Dinner with Sarah Kramer - The Spokane Vegans will host a four-course vegan dinner and discussion with best-selling vegan cookbook author, Sarah Kramer. Proceeds will benefit One World Spokane and the Spokane Vegans. Purchase tickets at www.spokanevegans.word press.com/benefit. Monday, 5:30 p.m., One World Spokane, 1804 E. Sprague Ave. Advance tickets: $20, $15/children age 10 and younger; at the door: $30. (509) 714-9587.

Science O’Pizza! - For children age 4-9. Learn the science of pizza making and make your own pizza at Pizza Rita in River Park Square. Preregistration is required. Tuesday, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $10/members, $12/nonmembers. (509) 624-KIDS.

Cheese and Wine 101 - Class will cover the basics of cheese and wine matching. Registration is required. Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Saunders Cheese Market, 210 S. Washington St. $45. (509) 455-9400.

Celebrity Chef Luncheon - Paula Davis from Heritage Funeral Home will be the November celebrity chef. Paula will be serving pulled pork on buns made from scratch and coleslaw. There will be cheesecake for dessert. Next Wednesday, noon, Corbin Art Center. $5.50 by today.

Coeur d’Alene Women’s Day AGLOW Brunch/Potluck - Speaker meetings on the third Wednesday of each month. 1:15 p.m., Silver Lake Motel and Convention Center, 6160 Sunshine St. Free. For information, call Judy. (208) 930-4482.

Children’s Village Holiday Luncheon and Silent Auction - “Celebrating and Connecting Families,” doors open at 10 a.m., event is from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., lunch is served at noon Nov. 19. Tickets must be pre-paid, call for information. Proceeds benefit the youth living at Children’s Village. Hayden Lake Country Club, Hayden Lake, Idaho. $32/each, $300/corporate tables of eight. (208) 667-1189.



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