November 13, 2011 in Features

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Transitions Benefit Show - Concert featuring six singer/songwriter groups of local female artists presented by Spokane Babes of Music to benefit Transitions, a local nonprofit that works to end homelessness and poverty for women and children. Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (509) 328-6702, (800) 325-SEAT,

Starlight Children’s Foundation-Northwest Benefit - Make a minimum donation of $5 and enjoy free appetizers and drink specials. All proceeds to benefit seriously ill children and their families. Wednesdays in November, 3-6 p.m., Applebee’s South Hill, 2107 E. 29th Ave. (509) 321-0799

Children’s Village Holiday Luncheon and Silent Auction - “Celebrating God’s Most Precious Gifts,” proceeds benefit the youth living at Children’s Village. Thursday, doors open 10 a.m., event starts at 11 a.m. with lunch served at noon, Hayden Lake Country Club, 2362 E. Bozanta Drive, Hayden Lake, Idaho. $32; reservations recommended. (208) 667-1189

Spokane Valley Newcomer’s Club Annual Brunch and Auction - Featuring The Singing Nuns. Thursday, 11:30 a.m., Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $20. (509) 893-9467, (509) 922-0713

Taste of the Theatre - Presented by Friends of Interplayers. Enjoy appetizers, desserts, wine and beer tastings, and a guided tour of the theater including a rehearsal of the upcoming production, “Sisters of Swing.” Thursday, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $25. (509) 455-7529

Lilac City Rollergirl Charity Bout - Roller derby to benefit the YWCA. Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Pattison’s North, 11309 N. Mayfair St. $10/adults, $7/students and seniors, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 220-9103

St. John Vianney School Dinner Auction - 25th annual event Friday begins with silent auction at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m. followed by live auction. Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $45. (509) 926-7987

Post Falls Rotary Club Fundraiser - Featuring music by local artist Pamela Benton and candlelight dinner. Friday, 6-9 p.m., Post Falls Senior Center, 1215 E. Third Ave., Post Falls. $40 (must be 21 or older). (208) 773-2020, (208) 667-4753

“Be a Superhero for Kids” - Sixth annual dessert and auction event sponsored by Olive Crest, a nonprofit dedicated to serving abused, neglected and at-risk children in Eastern Washington. Saturday, silent auction 6 p.m., dessert and live auction 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $25, includes dessert, wine and beer. (509) 468-0700,

Tux and Tails Furrball Dinner, Dance and Auction - To benefit Spokane Humane Society. Saturday, 5:30-11:30 p.m., The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $125/person. (509) 467-5235,

Holly Eve Gala - 30th annual event with entertainment, epicurean delights and silent and live auctions to benefit The Festival at Sandpoint, The Panida Theater, Pend Oreille Arts Council, Community Cancer Services and Bonner Community Hospice. Nov. 20, 6 p.m., Sandpoint Events Center, Sandpoint. $25, available at Eve’s Leaves, Panhandle State Bank and The Festival at Sandpoint office. (208) 263-9191

Indo-Tibetan Benefit Dinner - Dinner prepared by a professional Tibetan chef, followed by a presentation about efforts to support Tibetan refugee children in India. Proceeds benefit the Tibetan Children’s Education Fund. Co-sponsored by One Peace Many Paths and the Unitarian Universalist Church. Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $30/person, $150/table of six. (509) 536-2811,

Festival of Trees - Kootenai Medical Center fundraiser. Nov. 25, Friday delights, 5-8 p.m., $2/at the door. Nov. 26, Senior Social, 9-11 a.m., $20; Benefit Gala and Auction with master of ceremonies Grant Goodeve, host of Seattle-based outdoor travel show “Northwest Backroads” and best known for his role as David Bradford on “Eight is Enough,” 5 p.m.-midnight, $200/person. Nov. 27, Family Day, children’s workshop with performances from local youth and crafts and face painting, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $2/at the door; children’s workshop, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., $1/craft. Nov. 28, Luncheon Fashion Show, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $50, and Dinner Fashion Show, 5-7:30 p.m., $55. Coeur d’Alene Resort Convention Center, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 666-2345

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