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SUNDAY, FEB. 28, 2010

12th Annual HOME Childcare Scholarship Fundraiser Tea, Quilts, and Conversation - An event to benefit EWU’s student parents, featuring EWU first lady Nadine Arevalo. Tuesday, 2-4 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, Room 205, Cheney. $25/door. (509) 359-2898

Kids at Heart Luncheon - Benefits the Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. Thursday, 11:30 a.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $100. (509) 474-2819

Taste Spokane - Food and beverage tasting event to benefit Wishing Star Foundation, a nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. Friday, 6-10 p.m. Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $20/advance, $25/door, includes five tickets for tastes. (509) 744-3411

“Wine, Stein and Dine” - Fundraiser for the Post Falls Education Foundation, with silent auction, wine tree raffle, and live entertainment. Proceeds help fund creative classroom teaching grants for the Post Falls School District. Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Greyhound Park and Event Center, Post Falls. $45/advance, $60/door; must be 21 or older. (208) 661-7225, (208) 777-1252, Ext. 3

12th Annual “Beyond Pink” Barbie Party - For ages 4-8. Dance and sing to Barbie’s new CD, wear pink and bring your own Barbie doll to model for the Barbie Fashion Show. With Barbie make-up and nail station, photo studio, Barbie crafts, limo ride, pink lemonade, snacks, party favors and goodie bags. Proceeds will benefit the Kids-Helping-Kids fundraiser through the Northeast Youth Center. Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-noon or 1:30-3:30 p.m., Gonzaga University Cataldo Room. $24; preregistration required. (509) 482-0708

Benefit For Haden - Silent and live auctions and chili dinner, to help fund medical care for the cancer-stricken son of a self-employed single mother. Saturday, 3-9 p.m. Clark Fork High School, Clark Fork, Idaho. Donation. (208) 266-1488

Haiti Aid - Benefit concert by various musicians, including the Spokane Area Children’s Chorus, to benefit Lutheran World Relief and the American Red Cross. March 7, 2 p.m. All Saints Lutheran Church, 314 S. Spruce St. $20. (509) 487-7507

“Safe at Home” Fundraiser - Featuring former major league baseball pitcher and cancer survivor Dave Dravecky, to raise money for Transition’s Gate, a Spokane organization that helps women and children who suffer from domestic violence, poverty and other misfortune. March 12, 7 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $35/dessert and program; $100/dessert, program and private reception. Reservations required by March 8. (509) 993-5162


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