Oscar Night Gala - Annual benefit for Spokane AIDS Network. Today, 4:30 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $125. (509) 455-8993
National Pancake Day - Children’s Miracle Network and IHOP restaurants will offer a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes in exchange for a small donation to benefit Providence Holy Family Hospital, Providence Mount Carmel Hospital, Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital, Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Kootenai Medical Center and Inland Northwest Health Services. Tuesday, 7 a.m.-10 p.m., 4209 N. Division St. (818) 240-6055
HOME Childcare Scholarship Fundraiser Tea, Quilts and Conversation - Presented by Eastern Washington Women’s Studies Center, featuring EWU first lady Nadine Arevalo. Wear your favorite hat or get your photo taken in a classic one. Wednesday, 2-4 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, Room 207, Cheney. $20/advance, $25/door. (509) 359-2898
Kids at Heart Charity Lunch - Guest speaker is Rachael Scdoris, a young woman who has overcome significant health challenges to become the first legally blind athlete to complete the Iditarod sled dog race. Proceeds benefit Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $100. (509) 474-2819
A Celebration of Broadway’s Classics with Michael Ballam - Performance by veteran Utah singer to benefit the Spokane chapter of the Brigham Young University Management Society Scholarship Fund for high school seniors. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $12/advance, $15/door. (509) 624-1200
Wine, Stein and Dine - Offerings from local restaurants, wineries and breweries, with a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Post Falls School District. Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Greyhound Park and Events Center, Post Falls. $45/advance, $60/door. (208) 661-5622, (208) 773-1658
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