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SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2012

Spokane County

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church fall bazaar - Items for sale include baked goods, quilts, bean soup mix and cutlery. There will also be a raffle for a handmade quilt. Today, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1926 W. Chelan Ave. (509) 326-1252.

Hamblen Park Presbyterian Church fall bazaar - The sale will include handcrafted items, baked goods, a quilt raffle, silent auction, dessert and coffee bar. Proceeds will benefit the church’s mission outreach projects. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 4102 S. Crestline St. (509) 448-2909.

Covenant United Methodist Church Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival - The festival will feature handmade items and a coffee bar. Today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 15515 N. Gleneden Drive. (509) 466-1768.

St. Francis of Assisi Parish Women’s Club Bazaar - The day will include a country store, baked goods, a raffle for gift baskets, a boutique and more. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1104 W. Heroy Ave. (509) 325-1321.

Central Lutheran Church Scandinavian Bazaar - The sale includes Scandinavian specialties such as lefse, meatballs and cookies. The day will include a Kaffe Stue, or coffee hour, from 9 to 11 a.m. Women in traditional Scandinavian dress will serve homemade desserts. The cost for five treats and coffee is $4. Proceeds benefit local charities including Central Christian Action, Central Clothes Closet, Good Samaritan Fund, Lutheran Community Services, Mid-City Concerns, Second Harvest Food Bank, Volunteers of America Crosswalk and Volunteers of America Hope House. Today, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 512 S. Bernard St. (509) 624-9233.

Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church Fall Dinner - The meal will include beef stew, cheesy biscuits, apple crisp, and hot and cold drinks. $5 a plate; children younger than 4 eat free. Today, 5 to 7 p.m. 4449 N. Nevada St. (509) 487-9667.

Penny auction - Moran United Methodist Church annual penny auction is today at the Southside Senior Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave., at 11 a.m. Penny auction tickets are available for $2 for 200 tickets, $5 for 500 tickets and $10 for 1,000 tickets. Tickets can be used to bid on gift baskets and items donated by local businesses. A silent auction will include handcrafted items, tool sets, original art and more. Lunch will be available for $5. Winning numbers will be drawn at 1 p.m. You must be present to win. Proceeds will benefit mission outreach. (509) 448-7102.

Volunteer opportunities - Catholic Charities of Spokane, 12 E. Fifth Ave., will present a volunteer information session Tuesday from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Information: Brigid Krause at (509) 358-4270 or email bkrause@ccspokane.org.

Kootenai County

Faith Presbyterian Holiday Bazaar and Food Festival –   Today, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at 9485 Maple Ave., Hayden. Lefse, southern pecans, handcrafted gifts and decorations. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with soup, sandwiches, pies, cake and cookies. (208) 772-6450.

“The Connecting Place” RLM Women’s Brunch – “The Pursuit of Gratitude,” today, 9:30-11 a.m. at the RLM2 auditorium at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. $3/suggested donation. Child care available. (208) 777-7325.

Veterans Day Celebration and Service – Featuring the Washington Air National Guard Color Guard, Patriot Guard Riders, music and potluck following the service Sunday, 10 a.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 Pennsylvania Ave., Coeur d’Alene.

Veterans Reception at RLM – For all veterans and active-duty personnel and their families, following Sunday services. Room 301, Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls.

“It’s All About Family” CWC Luncheon – RSVP by Tuesday for the luncheon Thursday, noon-2 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St. Speaker is Laurie Zurinsky, music by Janet Taylor. Welcoming donations of dry puppy/kitten food, cat toys, old blankets, towels and sheets for the Kootenai Humane Society. $14. Reservations not kept must still be paid. (208) 676-9092.

Country-Western Gospel Jubilee Today, 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Featuring free entertainment by Nashville artists Ken and Fern Smith, The Jubileers and Patty Parks. Offering accepted. (208) 704-2739.

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