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Wed., Feb. 27, 2013, midnight

Lake City Center Fundraiser Lunch - Order to-go from Texas Roadhouse and the proceeds will benefit Lake City Center. Menu includes pulled pork sandwich, corn, coleslaw and fresh baked roll with honey cinnamon butter. Today, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Texas Roadhouse, 402 W. Neider Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $7/lunch. (208) 664-1903.

Meal Planning and Food Choice for Fat Loss - Take the mystery out of labels, ingredients, shopping and meal planning for losing weight and keeping it off. Cheryl Gomez will discuss what ingredients stimulate food cravings, how to identify fat-promoting foods on labels, and the physiological and psychological aspects of fat loss. RSVP required at (208) 676-9730 or Today, 6:30-8 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $10. (208) 676-9730.

Cooking Classes at The Kitchen Engine - Thursday at 5:30 p.m.: Chicken Dijon and Broadway Pea Salad with chef Mark Steinmetz; Sunday at 2 p.m.: Authentic Mexican Cooking with Lynne Wiedemann from Cook with Us; Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.: Soups in the Spring with Jamie Aquino. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 328-3335.

Winter Cooking Classes at the JACC - Thursday: Delicious Take on Filet Mignon; March 6: Chef Columba from Cafe Carambola. All classes run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, visit Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50 per class. (208) 457-8950.

Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry - The meal of baked or fried fish, french fries or baked potato, soup, coleslaw and garlic bread will be served from 5:30-6:54 p.m. every Friday during Lent. The Stations of the Cross will follow at 7 p.m. The church will also be collecting donations of diapers and gently used or new baby clothes for the Catholic Charities Childbirth and Parenting Assistance program. Friday, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 304 S. Adams Road, Spokane Valley. Donations accepted at the door. (509) 928-3210.

Rocket Market Wine Classes - Learn how to pair wine and cheese with other food. Fridays in March at 7 p.m. Call (509) 343-2253 for reservations. Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. $20-$25. (509) 343-2253.

Spokane Guilds’ School 32nd Annual Dinner and Auction - The dinner and silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the live auction will start at 7 p.m. Benefits the children and toddlers with disabilities who attend the school and neuromuscular center. Saturday, Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $70/person. (509) 326-1651.

Grow Your Own Food Class Series - Presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Saturday, Raised Beds; March 6, Growing and Preserving Herbs; March 9, Growing Tomatoes; March 23, Vegetables for the Inland Northwest. All classes Saturdays from 12:30-3 p.m. For more information and to register call (509) 477-2195 or email akestell@spokane WSU, Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/class, $40/series. (509) 477-2195.

Wine, Stein and Dine - Samples offered by more than 85 local restaurants, wineries and microbreweries, along with a silent auction, raffles and live entertainment. Benefits the Post Falls Education Foundation. Tickets available at Washington Trust Bank branches in Coeur d’Alene, Hayden and Post Falls; Super 1 Foods in Post Falls, Post Falls Chamber of Commerce and Enoteca – Fine Beer and Wine; and Post Falls Trading Company store. For more information visit 21 and older. Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Greyhound Park and Events Center, 5100 W. Riverbend Road, Post Falls. $45/advance, $60/door. (208) 691-3750.

Uniontown Sausage Feed - Menu includes homemade sausage, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, applesauce, rolls and pie. Proceeds maintain the Community Building. Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Uniontown Community Building, 206 S. Montgomery St., Uniontown, Wash. $12/adults, $6/ages 6-12, $2/age 5 and younger. (509) 229-3414.

Taste of the Palouse - Meet and talk with the people who make many of the local products sold at the Moscow Food Co-op, and sample those products. Sunday and March 9, noon-4 p.m. Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-8537.

15th Annual HOME Child Care Scholarship Fundraiser Tea - “Tea at Tiffany’s” is this year’s theme. Dig out your pearls, black gloves, tiaras and boas, or wear some provided by HOME. Have fun and join an event that leaves you feeling like you have done something good for EWU’s student parents. Nadine Arevalo, wife of EWU President Rodolfo Arevalo, will cohost the event. Presented by Women’s Studies Center. Make checks payable to the EWU HOME Scholarship Foundation. RSVP with a check mailed to the Women’s Studies Center, 207 Monroe, Cheney, WA 99004. All but $5 of your donation is tax deductible. March 7, 2-4 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Cheney. $20 by Friday; $25/door. (509) 359-2898.

Second Annual International Women’s Day Luncheon - Sponsored by the Benewah Human Rights Coalition. Keynote speaker will be Rachel Dolezal, whose topic will be “13 Things Women Can Do to Change the World in 2013.” The proceeds go toward sponsoring an anti-bullying campaign in area schools. March 8, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Plummer Community Center, Plummer, Idaho. $12. (208) 582-1137.

Sing for Your Supper Benefit - Split into four to six courses, each with a “price” – a speech, joke, quote, dance, song, etc. The hat will be passed and there will be a silent auction. Proceeds benefit LEAVES Military Alliance. March 8, 7:30 p.m., 1623 W. Grace Ave. (949) 322-4098.


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