Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Film Fundraiser - Proceeds will go to the making of “Remember Me, Life of an MCS Sufferer;” and remaining funds will be distributed equally to Resheler.org and League Foundation. Please avoid the following while attending the event: scented laundry detergent, dryer sheets, cologne and perfume. Wednesday, 6-10 p.m., Spokane Community College, Sasquatch, Bigfoot Room, 1810 N. Greene St. $25. (509) 290-8924.
Caring for Kids Luncheon - Featured speaker Ray Clary, a Gonzaga University Law School graduate, who is a partner with Etter, McMahon, Lamberson, Clary & Oreskovich, P.C., and has practiced civil litigation for 27 years. He lived at Morning Star Boys’ Ranch from 1968-’70 and his firm provides pro bono and reduced fee work focusing on representation of youth and entities that serve children and families. Social at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 12:15 p.m., program at 12:45 p.m. Proceeds benefit St. Anne’s Children & Family Center and Morning Star Boys’ Ranch. Thursday, Doubletree Hotel, 322 N. Spokane Falls Blvd. $100/general, $50/age 30 and younger. (509) 358-4254.
Spokane Civic Theatre 66th Annual Gala - The gala celebrates the opening night of the musical, “The Producers.” Festivities include dinner and dessert catered by Wild Sage American Bistro, live auction, and a no-host bar. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., with “The Producers” starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $35. (509) 325-2507.
Spokane Symphony: Opening Night Gala - Celebrate five fabulous years at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, featuring a champagne reception, dinner and auction. Black tie is optional. Reservations required. Saturday, 5-7:30 p.m., the Davenport Hotel, Grand Pennington Ballroom, 10 S. Post St. $150/includes concert ticket or $125 for ticket holders. (509) 464-7076.
“Back-to-School Beat Down” Roller Derby Doubleheader - The Snake Pit Derby Dames’ Hissfits take on the North Idaho Roller Derby gals in a short exhibition bout followed by a full bout between the SPDD’s Diamondback Dolls vs. Apple City Roller Derby. Tickets available online at snakepitrollerderby.com or www.brownpapertickets.com/ event/270365. Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $10/advance, $12/at the door, $8/students and seniors, free/kids age 10 and younger.
Taste of the Valley - Features wines from Washington wineries and hors d’oeuvres. Age 21 and older. Saturday, 6 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $40/person. (509) 922-3299.