Features

Social Calendar

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

Heartsongs from the Edge of the World - Sixth annual event showcasing the Voiceless Choir, a group celebrating the voices of previously homeless families. Friday, silent auction 5:30 p.m., concert 6:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15/adults, $10/seniors and students. (509) 448-1311

Red Shoe Event - Art auction and masquerade supporting the Toni M. Robideaux Scholarship Fund, with music, socializing, hors d’oeuvres, beverages and art. Wear your red shoes and a mask. Friday, 6:30 p.m., Spokane Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. $30/advance, $40/door. www.aafspokane.com

Best of Spokane Party 2011 - Presented by Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Living Magazine, honoring this year’s winners of the magazine’s “Best of Spokane” awards as selected by readers for restaurants, wineries, boutiques, local celebrities and more. With hosts Stephanie Vigil and Dan Kleckner, local restaurants, wine tasting, dancing and more. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation. Friday, 7-11 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $29/general, $69/VIP. (509) 533-5350, www.bestofspokane2011. eventbrite.com

Mixing for Mobius - Sixth annual event with martinis, dinner and auction to benefit Mobius Kids Children’s Museum. Saturday, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. (509) 624-KIDS, ext. 305

“Haunting Sounds of Broadway” - Four-course dinner and an evening of music from “The Phantom of the Opera,” Gruber’s “Frankenstein,” “Jekyll and Hyde” and more, featuring vocalists Kirk Mouser and Tamara Schupman accompanied by Carolyn Jess. Proceeds will benefit Showkidz, a program that provides Broadway show experiences and education for at-risk youth. Oct. 30, 5 p.m., The Steam Plant, 159 S. Lincoln St. $95/person. (800) 325-SEAT

YWCA Women of Achievement Benefit Luncheon - With guest speaker Erin Gruell, teacher and author of “The Freedom Writers Diary.” Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $125. (509) 789-9304

Viva Italia! - Pre-concert fundraising dinner presented by the Washington Idaho Symphony, with a four-course Italian gourmet meal and complimentary glass of wine. Nov. 5, 5 p.m., Gladish Community and Cultural Center, View Room, 115 NW State St., Suite 212 A, Pullman. $55/person ($30 tax deductible), $440/table of eight. Reservations required by Oct. 27. (509) 332-3408



Click here to comment on this story »




Saving for the future

sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.



Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile