April 29, 2012 in Features

Social Calendar

 

“Nicky’s Family” - Documentary of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czechoslovakian Jewish children just before the outbreak of World War II, placing them in British foster homes. He told no one of his efforts; they came to light after his wife found a suitcase in the attic 50 years later, full of documents and transport plans. Discussion to follow. Sponsored by Temple Beth Shalom and Our Kids, Our Business. Two screenings, 3 and 6 p.m. Today, Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave. $10. (509) 209-2383.

“The Night Sings” - 11th annual gala presented by Opera Coeur d’Alene. Dinner, live music, silent auction and raffle. Entertainment by sopranos Dawn Marie Wolski and Heather Parker, bass-baritone Derrick Parker and violinist Mateusz Wolski, today, 5-9 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort, Grand Ballroom, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $100/person. (208) 640-4700.

“A Fine and Pleasant Misery” - A one-man show by Tim Behrens and a Patrick F. McManus comedy for all ages. Proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army Kroc Center’s Summer Camp Scholarship Fund. Shows nightly at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $24/adults, $18/youth ages 17 and younger. (208) 667 1865.

Cheney Kiwanis Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser - Menu includes: meat or Marinara sauce, salad, garlic French bread, Cyrus O’Leary pies, coffee and punch. Proceeds will benefit the club’s student scholarship program. Thursday, 5-7 p.m., Cheney High School, cafeteria, 460 N. Sixth St., Cheney. $6 in advance, $7 at the door. (509) 235-7320.

Centennial Gala - Hosted by Catholic Charities of Spokane and celebrating their 100-year history. Social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner, a program and dancing. RSVP by calling or online at www.CatholicCharitiesSpokane.org. Friday, The Davenport Hotel, Grand Pennington Ballroom, 10 S. Post St. $100/general, $50/“Young Friends” ages 21-30. (509) 358-4254.

Rockin’ Art - Silent auction featuring works of art by Spokane Public School students, art teachers and local artists, along with a live auction. Dance to the rock ’n’ roll music of The 8 Tracks. Sponsored by Spokane Public Schools Foundation. Food and drinks available for purchase. Purchase tickets at www.spokaneschoolfoundation.org or at the door. Dress is casual. Friday, 7-10:30 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $15. (509) 354-5932.

Evening of Top-Notch Comedy - Presented by Team Laughing Dog and Team Autism. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $20/advance, $25/door. (208) 263-9191.

Mother-Daughter Princess Tea Party - Fundraiser hosted by the Christian Youth Theater-North Idaho to raise funds local kids to attend the CYT-High School Youth Pursuing Excellence conference in San Diego in June. Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $15/each or $100/table for eight. (208) 765-8600.

“Away From Her” - Social reception, film and speaker. Fundraiser for the Daybreak Center. Saturday, 6 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $15. (208) 263-9191.


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