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We’ll Take You There: Silent Auction - Live auction in the evening with items including a Belize jungle vacation, a stay at the Alexis Hotel in Seattle, rustic Hayden Cabin stay and two weeks in Phuket, Thailand. Ticket price includes live music, hors d’oeuvres, one drink ticket at the no-host bar, and a bidding paddle. Proceeds will benefit the North Idaho AIDS Coalition. Today, 3 p.m., Clark House Mansion, 5250 E Hayden Lake Road, Hayden Lake. $35. (208) 665-1448.

Partners in Hope Fundraiser - Evening of food, entertainment, sharing, silent auction and refreshments to support vital counseling services and allow for our clients to receive fee assistance. Register by phone or visit www.sjfconline.org/partners_in_hope_2013.html. Thursday, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. Joseph Family Center, The Franciscan Place gardens, 1016 N. Superior St. $60/person. (509) 483-6495.

67th Anniversary Gala - Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with no-host bar, silent auction, dinner and dessert; followed by performance of “Les Miserables” at 7:30 p.m. Attire is cocktail to casual. Friday, Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $40. (509) 325-2507.

Viva Italia - 11th annual Munch & Mingle Auction. Enjoy appetizers and wine during the silent auction, a sit-down dinner at 4:30 p.m. and a live auction. Emcee is George Maupin, formerly of KXLY. Doors open at 3 p.m. Saturday, Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $30/advance, $35/door. (509) 327-1584.

Caring for Kids Luncheon - 17th annual event. Featured speaker Kelly Graves, head coach of the Gonzaga women’s basketball team. Social at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 12:15 p.m., program at 12:45 p.m. with emcees Stephanie Vigil and Dan Kleckner of KHQ-6. Proceeds benefit St. Anne’s Children & Family Center and Morning Star Boys’ Ranch. Complimentary babysitting available, call to reserve space. Visit www.CatholicCharitiesSpokane.org. Sept. 27, Doubletree Hotel, 322 N. Spokane Falls Blvd. $100/general, $50/age 30 and younger. (509) 358-4254.

Che’nshish Golf Scramble - Golf scramble fundraiser for the Che’nshish scholarship, sponsored by the North Idaho College American Indian Student Alliance. Four-person shotgun start. Non-golfers are invited to attend the luncheon and no-host bar for $25 at 3 p.m. For entry information, contact the Circling Raven Pro Shop at (800) 523-2464. To purchase a luncheon ticket, contact Evanlene Melting Tallow at (208) 769-3365. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Sept. 27, 10 a.m., Circling Raven Golf Course, 37914 S. Nukwalqw, Worley. $100/per player, includes a golf cart, driving range access, luncheon, silent auction and raffle during lunch. (800) 523-2464.

Stop Violence Against Women Day - This all-day event includes speakers who will discuss a variety of topics related to domestic violence and prevention. The proceeds will benefit the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Stop Violence Against Women Program dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, elder abuse and stalking for those living on the Coeur d’Alene reservation and in its surrounding communities. For tickets please make checks payable: Stop Violence Against Women, P.O. Box 408, Plummer, ID 83851. Sept. 27, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Casino, 37914 S. Highway 95, Worley, ID. $75, includes lunch, dinner, seminar and Women’s Health & Resource Fair. (509) 928-9664 or (208) 686-0601.



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