May 13, 2012 in Features

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“Annie” (Senior Center Fundraising Event) - Take a ride to the Spokane Civic Theatre to watch a special performance of “Annie.” Event is a fundraiser for Corbin, Mid-City, Hillyard and Southside senior centers and will also include hors d’oeuvres, wine, desserts and a silent auction. Wednesday, 5:45-9:45 p.m., 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $35, includes ticket and round-trip transportation to the theater from the Corbin Senior Center. (509) 327-1584.

Symphony Wine - Satisfy your palate with new Symphony Red and Fox White wines from Arbor Crest Wine Cellars. Enjoy savory and sweet fare from Beacon Hill Catering and special guests Charles Palmer, whose artwork is featured on the new wine labels, and singer Abbey Crawford. All proceeds from the Symphony and Fox wine sales will benefit the Spokane Symphony. Age 21 and older. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. $55/person, $100/couple. (509) 464-7077.

Visualize … a World Without ALS Benefit Luncheon - Learn how your support can make a difference in the lives of our friends living with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Keynote speaker is Dr. Erik Schroeder of Flathead Orthopedics, Kalispell, Mont.; and emcee is Mark Peterson, KXLY 4 Good Morning Northwest Anchor. Friday, 11:30 a.m., Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $150. (509) 863-4321.

Spring Fling - Celebrate with an elegant lunch provided by Park Place, an uplifting presentation about Corazon Scarves by Deborah DuPey, and a musical performance that takes you down memory lane by Doug and Candy Gintz from Raspberry Ridge. Hats will be judged and fun prizes awarded for the following categories: elegant, crazy and most creative hats. Friday, noon-2 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $12/by Monday; $16/after Monday. (509) 327-1584.

Fabulous ’50s Party and Silent Auction - Live music featuring Joel Brantley, a car show, silent auction, costume contest and a ’50s diner/soda shop. Beer available for purchase. Ages 21 and older. Friday, 4 p.m., Sinto Senior Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. $15/advance, $20/door. (509) 327-2861.

Night of Stars - A dinner and auction banquet hosted by Wishing Star Foundation’s Spokane Chapter. Walk the red carpet, get your picture taken by paparazzi, enjoy dinner and bid on live and silent auction items. Purchase tickets at www.wishingstar.org. Friday, 5:30 p.m., Center Pointe, 1408 N. Washington St. $50/person, $350/table of eight. (509) 675-0643.

Petunias Greenhouse Tour - An educational tour of five local greenhouses. Learn about urban gardening, greenhouse techniques, bee-keeping, chicken coops, culinary plants and flowers and what to do with them. Proceeds benefiting Plant a Row for the Hungry and Second Harvest food bank. Purchase tickets at Petunias or by phone. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Petunia’s Marketplace, 2010 N. Madison St. $10. (509) 328-4257.

Cinderella Tea and Fashion Show - Sponsored by Because There Is Hope, a nonprofit organization helping individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer by providing temporary lodging and support. Saturday, 10 a.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $27.50. (509) 258-6851.


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