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Fri., Oct. 29, 2010


Hope House Celebrity Fashion Show & Luncheon – With emcee Debra Wilde and local celebrity models from the media, law enforcement, civic agencies and more. Today, wine tasting and auction 11 a.m., luncheon and fashion show at noon, Doubletree Hotel, 322 N. Spokane Falls Blvd. $40/person, $300/table of eight. (509) 624-2378

Green Bluff Apple Festival – Saturday-Sunday; visit for map of participating growers.

“Curious About Cloth Diapering?” - Learn how to save money, help the planet and provide your baby with a more chemical-free option through cloth diapering. Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Eastside Library, 524 S. Stone St. Free. (509) 483-5570

Stallion Showcase and Horse Sale Fundraiser - Fifth annual event sponsored by the Spokane Morgan Club and Dragoon Morgans of Spokane. All breeds are welcome to attend; visit to view horses for sale. Saturday, noon-3 p.m., Lady Raven Stables, 325 W. Austin Road. Free for audience members. (509) 796-2140

Rally to Restore Sanity - Spokane - Local version of Comedy Central host Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Saturday, noon-3 p.m., Riverfront Park. Free. (509) 590-8624

Spirits Loos’ed - A celebration of the human spirit in poetry and song, with readings by local poets and music by the Spokane Area Children’s Chorus. Saturday, 4-6 p.m., Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington St. Free. (509) 473-9627

Inland Northwest Land Trust Fundraiser – Featuring renowned nature writer Terry Tempest Williams. Monday, noon-1:30 p.m., the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $45/advance, $50/door. (509) 328-2939,

Women’s Climbing Night - Practice your climbing, agility and balance skills in a safe, encouraging environment. Equipment provided. Monday, 6 p.m., REI, 1125 N. Monroe St. Free. (509) 328-9900

“Love is an Orientation” - By Andrew Marin, founder of the Marin Foundation, which seeks to build a bridge between religious and GLBT communities. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Whitworth University, Robinson Teaching Theatre, Weyerhaeuser Hall. Free. (509) 777-4341

“What Buddha Taught and Why It Matters Today” – By Buddhist nun Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron, presented by EWU Women’s Studies Center. Wednesday, noon-12:50 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, Room 207, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2898

Eastern Washington

“Valley Ballyhoo” - Talent show to benefit theater programming. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., the Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls. $10. (509) 446-4108

North Idaho

Boys and Girls Club of Kootenai County Beach Ball - Fourth annual gala and auction to benefit area children includes social hour with hosted beer and wine, raffles, goldfish races, wine toss, bottle auction, live and silent auctions, dinner and live music. Beach attire welcome. Today, 6-11 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene. $75. (208) 457-9089

Disc Golf Tournament - Hosted by North Idaho College’s Resort Recreation Management program. Saturday, registration 10 a.m., best disc format competition with prizes 11 a.m., Cherry Hill Golf Course, Coeur d’Alene. $5/two-person team, $3/individual. Help pick up litter on the course today from 3 to 6 p.m., each bag of trash earns a free entry. Snacks and beverages provided. (208) 769-7819

Tubaween - Annual Halloween tuba concert with creative costumes and family activities. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Haddock Performance Hall, Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231

Harlem Ambassadors vs. Kiwanis Klassics Basketball Fundraiser - Family comedy featuring local leaders and celebrities. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Post Falls High School gymnasium, 2832 E. Poleline Ave., Post Falls. Advance: $8/adults, $7/students and seniors; at the door: $11/adults, $9/students/seniors, free/age 4 and younger. (208) 755-1591

Pow Wow Comedy Jam - Thursday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, U.S. Highway 95, Worley, Idaho. $15-$25. (800) 325-SEAT


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