• This Week
“The Miracle of Spring” Auction Fundraiser – Saturday, silent auction from 5-7 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., followed by live auction at the Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St.Proceeds benefit programs at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. $60/each, $550/table of 10. Call for reservation information, (509) 358-4290.
Coffee Talk – Saturday, 10 a.m. at Revel 77 Coffee, 3223 E. 57th St., Suite K. Panelists from Spokane Faith and Values will discuss the topic of spiritual community. (509) 240-1830.
Celebrating the Gifts of Women – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 1926 W. Chelan Ave. Canon Kristi Philip will deliver the message, “Women Transforming the Church in an Emerging Era.” (509) 326-1252.
Spokane Choral Artists Concert – Sunday, 4 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Tickets available at the door, (509) 838-4277.
Holocaust Remembrance Day Lectures – “What Does the Holocaust Mean To You?” Sunday, 5:30 p.m. in the Foley Center Library teleconference room and “Reconfiguring Jewish Female Space in Judaism,” Monday, 7 p.m. in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room at Gonzaga University. Judaic scholar and professor Andrea Lieber, Ph.D., is the keynote speaker for the discussions. (509) 313-6788.
“The Spirituality of the Roman Missal” by Father Darrin Connall – Register now for the day of prayer event Wednesday at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. The day begins with the Rosary at 9 a.m. and continues after lunch with a second conference and Adoration with Benediction at 3 p.m. $35/person, $45/for use of private room. (509) 448-1224 or visit www.IHRC.net.
Apostolic Teacher Barbara Yoder – Free presentation April 11-12, 7-10 p.m. at Healing Rooms Ministries, 112 E. First Ave. Free web streaming available at healingrooms.com. (509) 456-0517.
Relationship/Marriage Retreats – -Marriage Encounter, April 12-14 at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. (509) 455-8415. Advance registration required, www.IHRC.net. $185/person, $280/couple, $100/commuters.
David Roth in Concert – April 12, 7:30 p.m. at Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. $15/suggested love offering. (509) 838-6518.
Annual Spring Luncheon and Card Party – April 13, from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Charles Gym, 4515 N. Alberta St. Tickets $8/by reservation, available through April 8. Call Bev Burger, (509) 327-9158.
Emma’s Revolution Concert – April 13, 8 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort Wright Drive. Featuring activist musicians Sandy O and Pat Humphries. $15/advance, $18/at the door, $5/college students with ID and ages 18 and younger. Suitable for all ages, handicap accessible. (207) 272-9899.
Adult Basic Judaism Classes – Most Sundays through 2013, 10 a.m.-noon at Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave. Cost is $50/each TBS member or couple including text books, $150/nonmembers, $50/each additional nonmember family member. Call for information, (509) 747-3304.
Contra Dance and Potluck – April 12, 26 and May 10, 6-8 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. All dances will be taught by Retta Hill. (509) 363-0091.
All-ages Bible classes and worship – Classes Sundays, 9:30 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church, 19 West Shannon Ave.(509) 327-9322.
The Five Levels of Attachment Series – Wednesdays through April 24, 7 p.m. at Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. Six-week series based on the book by Don Miguel Ruiz Jr. Suggested offering is $5-$10/class. (509) 838-6518.
Theology of the Body for Teens – April 18 and May 16, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. The course is designed for ages 14-18, especially those who are dating. $10/session, includes dinner. A $15 workbook is required and can be purchase at Abba’s Catholic Bookstore at the retreat center. (509) 448-1224.
“Introduction to Jodo Shinshu Buddhism” – Classes Thursdays through April 18, 7-8:30 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry. $25/requested donation. Pre-registration is encouraged, (509) 534-7954 or SpokaneBuddhistTemple@ gmail.com.
• This week
“Chocolate and Champagne Gala and Auction” Benefit – Saturday, 6:30 p.m. at the Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. Proceeds benefit trauma survivors through Lutheran Services Sexual Assault and Family Trauma Response Center. Tickets, $75/each, $1,000/corporate table of 10, $750/table host. (509) 343-5053.
Women’s Bible Study – April 11, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. (509) 924-9750.
Whitworth Auxiliary Spring Tea and Style Show – “Tea at Two,” April 16, 2-4 p.m. at Whitworth University’s Quall Hall, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Includes an elegant tea and fashions from Chico’s. Tickets $18, proceeds benefit Whitworth University students. (509) 238-6878.
Car-B-Que – May 11, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. Includes 13 open categories of antique, classic, import, muscle, hybrid, motorcycles, farm, truck and commercial vehicles. A plant sale and blood drive will be happening in conjunction with the car show. Barbecue meal and a drink, $5. (509) 924-9750.
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