January 20, 2013 in Features

Social calendar

 

Benefits/Fundraisers

Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Gala - Food, wine, music, silent and live auctions. Monday, 5-8 p.m., Parkside Event Center, 601 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $40. (208) 765-3333.

Donation Day - To benefit the KPBX Recordings and Videos Sale to be held Feb. 15-17 at The Lincoln Center. Drop off items at north side of the Spokane Public Radio building on Carlisle Avenue. Off site drop-off locations include: 4000 Holes, 1610 N. Monroe St., Spokane; Bicycle Time & Music Too, 210 C St., Cheney; and The Long Ear, 2405 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Spokane Public Radio, 2319 N. Monroe St. (above Vintage Rabbit Antiques). (509) 328-5729.

Shop, Spirit and Spa - Join Women’s Resource Partnership in supporting Cancer Patient Care. Enjoy a fabulous fashion show by Positive Presentations with clothing by designers like Anne Klein, BCBG Max Azaria, Alfani, CJ Banks, Dana Buchman, Diesel and Ralph Lauren. Buy fashion show items and a portion of the sale price will go to Cancer Patient Care. No-host beer and wine bar, Spa Paradiso’s brow bar, hosted appetizers and more. Feb. 1, 4-8 p.m., Women’s Resource Partnership, 1303 S. Grand Blvd. $35. Order your ticket online at wrp.mycustomevent.com. (509) 768-1139.

National Pancake Day - Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and IHOP restaurants will celebrate by offering a stack of buttermilk pancakes in exchange for a small donation to benefit the local CMNH or other charities. All donations will help local charities provide vital equipment, life-saving procedures and critical care for sick and injured children. Feb. 5, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. (310) 546-1212.

Westminster Best in Show Party - Viewing party for the 137th annual Westminster Dog Show. Drink specials, raffles and prizes at two locations: Crickets Restaurant and Oyster Bar, 424 E. Sherman Ave. and Fedora Pub and Grille, 1726 W. Kathleen Ave. A benefit for the Kootenai Humane Society. Feb. 12, 5-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 772-4019.

For the Love of Art - Second annual benefit for Interplayers Theatre featuring a live cabaret show, silent and live auctions, food, drink and art. Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $25. (509) 455-7529.

Polar Plunge - Support local Special Olympics athletes by collecting pledges and plunging into the frigid water of Liberty Lake. Feb. 23, 9 a.m., 3707 S. Zephyr Road, Liberty Lake. Free to the public and $50 fundraising minimum for participants. (509) 299-7117.

McManus in Love - A one-man comedy written by nationally renowned humor writer and Eastern Washington University professor emeritus Patrick F. McManus, and starring his indentured actor, Tim Behrens. “Love” follows the hilarious antics of the young Pat and his pal Crazy Eddie Muldoon. All proceeds benefit EWU scholarships. Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Showalter Hall Auditorium, 526 Fifth St., Cheney. $20. (509) 359-2227.

GLAMagain Consignment Clothing Event - March 1-3. Offering women’s apparel, accessories, jewelry and shoes. Consignors earn percentage of the sale price on their items and can choose to donate unsold items at the end of the sale to the Spokane YWCA and Catholic Charities of Spokane. Consignors can register at GlamAgain.com to sell their items. Hours are Friday, 3-8 p.m. for VIPs; Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. for the public; Sunday, 10 a.m.-noon for VIPS and noon-3 p.m. for the public. Luxe Ballroom, 1017 W. First Ave. $8/includes cocktail and pastry or hors d’oeuvres. (509) 218-6519.

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 that attend the school and neuromuscular center. March 2, Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $70/person. (509) 326-1651.

Wardrobes for Success - March 2-3. Presented by Community Colleges of Spokane. New and used professional clothing and accessories will be collected. March 2, 8 a.m., Institute for Extended Learning, 3305 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free. (509) 434-5064.

Wine, Stein and Dine - Hosted by the Post Falls Education Foundation. For ages 21 and older. Samples offered by more than 85 local restaurants, wineries and microbreweries, along with a silent auction, raffle and live entertainment. Tickets available at: Washington Trust Bank branches in Coeur d’Alene, Hayden and Post Falls; Post Falls at Super 1 Foods, Post Falls Chamber of Commerce and Enoteca - Fine Beer and Wine; and Post Falls Trading Company Store. For more information, visit www.pfefwsd.org. March 3, 7-10 p.m., Greyhound Park and Events Center, 5100 W. Riverbend Road, Post Falls. $45 in advance, $60 at the door. (208) 691-3750.

Taste Spokane - Seventh annual event presented by the Wishing Star Foundation. Spokane’s most acclaimed restaurants, regional wineries, breweries, chocolatiers and dessert purveyors will exhibit their products and offer samples. Proceeds will grant wishes to local children with life-threatening illnesses. For more information, visit www.tastespokane.com. March 15, 6-10 p.m., Northern Quest Resort and Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. (509)

744-3411.

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