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Sun., April 6, 2014

Our Kids: Our Business Luncheon and Training - Host Robyn Nance, co-founder of “Teen Closet,” will lead a special keynote address with Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, founder and director of the Trauma Stewardship Institute and author of “Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others.” Lipsky will speak on “Navigating the Cumulative Toll of Life - How to Keep on Keeping on.” Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane 99201. $35/choice of lunch or training; $50/both. (509) 850-5952.

“The Three Musketeers” - Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with dessert and wine, with the show at 7:30 p.m. and raffle drawing at 8:30 p.m. Proceeds will help with vision and hearing needs for those who can’t afford it and help additional outreach programs in the community. Sponsored by the Spokane Shadle-North Lions and the Spokane Valley Lions. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $25/person, includes dessert. (509) 466-7217.

Ducks Unlimited, Spokane Chapter, Banquet - Dinner, auction and a shotgun raffle. Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $35-$75. (509) 435-6450.

NAWBO unCorked! - Seventh annual wine tasting event. The local chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners is hosting this event, sponsored by Eastern Washington University, featuring wine from five women-operated wineries, food pairings and beer from a local brewery. There will also be a silent auction with a portion of proceeds to benefit local non-profit Transitions. Visit Friday, 6-9 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $60. (509) 328-6702.

Chocolate Champagne Gala - 30th annual event, with chocolate tastings, champagne, chocolate martinis, hearty hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, music and dancing. Benefits the Sexual Assault & Family Trauma (SAFeT) Response Center. Check-in from 5-6 p.m.; at 6 p.m. is chocolate samplings, champagne and silent auction; 7:30 p.m., bistro steak dinner served; 7:45 p.m. live auction; 10 p.m., live music and dancing in the lounge. Saturday, Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $85/person, $170/couple. (509) 343-5053.

Spring Fling Champagne Brunch and Silent Auction - Bring your girlfriends for a delightful champagne brunch overlooking the spectacular Spokane Falls. All proceeds support local programs and services of the YWCA. Saturday, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Anthony’s Restaurant, 510 N. Lincoln St. $50. (509) 326-1190.

Evening of Elegance for Autism - Join us for dinner by Chef Moser. Silent and live auctions, live music, Dry Fly whiskey tasting throughout the evening. Saturday, 5 p.m., Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane, Washington. $75/person, $140/pair. (509) 328-1582.

George Winston - World-renowned pianist will perform a benefit concert. April 13, 2 p.m., Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls. $20. (509) 446-4108.


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