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Wed., Feb. 9, 2011

Boston’s and JDRF National Valentine’s Day Fundraiser - Proceeds from the sale of each heart-shaped Mini Dipper appetizer, Chocolate Amore dessert and $1 paper heart, will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International through Monday. Heart-shaped pizzas will be available Friday-Monday and will also benefit the foundation. Boston’s, 14004 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 927-4284.

What’s Cookin’ at the JACC Cooking Class - “Serving Up Romance: Italian-Style” with Chef Angelo Brunson of Angelo’s Ristorante. Learn how to cook a four-course Valentine’s Day meal and dessert. Reservations are required. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50 per person. (208) 457-8950.

“A Valentine’s Dinner Theatre” - Presented by The Lion’s Share. Featuring dinner, “Frame Up,” a romantic comedy, and music by Christie Jones and Evie Ainley. Reservations are required. Shows Friday-Sunday at 6 p.m., The Lion’s Share, 1627 N. Atlantic. $35 for dinner and show. (509) 327-1113.

Winter Market - Sponsored by Heart of the Arts Inc. Featuring food, crafts, children’s activities, art and more. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-0443.

Valentine Special - Enjoy a romantic dinner. Every lady in attendance will receive a rose. Menu includes: Bread; salad; Spaghetti and meatballs; Tuscan chicken with sauteed creminis and peppers in tomato sauce; chocolate and vanilla bean mousse martinis with whipped cream and berries. Saturday, 5-10 p.m., Commellini Estate, 14715 N. Dartford Drive. $50. (509) 466-0667.

“An Evening with the Winemaker”- Menu will include Creole-inspired cuisine prepared by Chef Romeo Herrara of “Catered for You” and five wines presented by Don Townshend of Lone Canary Winery, Caterina Winery and Townshend Cellar. Event will also feature silent and oral auctions by Mark Ferguson of Ruby Street Antiques. Benefits Center Point, a United Way member agency that provides social and recreational activities for adults with disabilities. Saturday, 6 p.m., Center Pointe, 1408 N. Washington St. $100/person ($65 is tax deductible). (509) 325-5451.

Maryhill Winemakers Dinner - Dinner will include seven courses, ranging from lobster and New York strip steak to dark chocolate raspberry torts. Each course is paired with an appropriate Maryhill wine. Saturday, 6 p.m., Meriwether’s American Grill at the Red Lion Hotel, 621 21st St., Lewiston, Idaho. $199 all inclusive per couple. (208) 748-1151.

Pancake Breakfast - Served the second Sunday of each month. Sunday. 8:30 a.m.-noon, McIntosh Grange, First and Lake streets, Rockford. $4/adults, $2/age 10 and younger. (509) 535-1165.

Dutch “Luv Day” Food Drive - Bring canned or nonperishable food items to be donated to local food banks. For more information and list of store locations, visit Monday, 5 a.m.-10 p.m. (503) 546-7884.

Menage a Trois - Enjoy sampling pairings of Roast House coffee, Robert Karl wines and French Quarter truffles. Proceeds will benefit Slow Food Spokane River. Sign up at www.brown Feb. 17, 6-8 p.m., Roast House Coffee, 423 E. Cleveland Ave., Suite C. $12/Slow Food members; $15/nonmembers. (509) 995-6500.


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