February 16, 2014 in Features

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Benefits/Fund-raisers

102nd Anniversary Miss Spokane Scholarship Pageant - Featuring the 2014 Miss and Teen contestants, 2013 titleholders, emcee Dave Sposito and special guest Miss Spokane 1994 Ann Marie Danimus. To be crowned this evening: Miss Spokane 2013, Miss Inland Empire 2013, Miss Spokane’s Outstanding Teen 2013 and Miss Inland Empire’s Outstanding Teen 2013.Tickets may be purchased from any contestant, committee member, by contacting the Miss Spokane Scholarship Organization @ miss_spokane_ed@live.com or by phone. Sunday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $25, includes commemorative program book, $10/reception. (509) 850-6192.

T.I.D.E.S. Tea - A fundraiser for Teamwork In Dance Education Support. Includes a three-course tea, silent auction and entertainment provided by Dance Center of Spokane Competition Team. Sunday, 1-4 p.m., East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. $15/adults; $10/children 5-10; 4 and younger free. (509) 448-2464.

Spokane Go Red For Women Luncheon - This luncheon supports efforts to save lives from heart disease, the No.1 killer of women, by sharing knowledge about heart disease prevention and raising money for research and community programs related to women’s heart health. Featuring keynote speaker Ali Vincent, Season 5 winner of “The Biggest Loser.” Two sessions offered from 10:15 a.m.-11:20 p.m., silent auction from 10-11:55 a.m. and a heart-healthy lunch from noon-1 p.m. Feb. 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $125. (509) 279-7000.

“Changes” Benefit Concert - Seventh annual concert to benefit Spokane Valley Partners’ Food Bank. Music from a variety of styles will be performed by local amateur and professional musicians. Piano, voice, choir, fiddling, bagpipes, and dance will give the evening variety. Katie Steiner of Q6-News returns as emcee. Desserts will be served after the show. Friday, 7 p.m., St. Joseph Church - Otis Orchards, 4521 N. Arden Road, Otis Orchards. in advance: $10/adults, $5/age 11 and younger; at the door: $12/adults, $7/age 11 and younger. (509) 926-7133.

Piping for Princes - Fundraising performance of Albeni Falls Pipes and Drums of North Idaho, which teaches Scottish and Irish heritage dancing, piping, and drumming to people of all ages at no cost. Money raised will be to purchase Prince Charlies (uniforms) for memorial events. Saturday, 7 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $15/adults, $12/youth to age 13 and seniors. (208) 772-0833.

“Les Miserables” - The Spokane Symphony, Spokane Civic Theatre, and Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox present this fundraiser for all three organizations featuring Civic’s original cast accompanied by the Spokane Symphony orchestra. Two performances, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. and March 2 at 2 p.m. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $40-$125. (509) 624-1200.

FC Spokane Dinner and Auction - Dinner, entertainment, and live and silent auctions. Dinner and auction proceeds will help offer soccer scholarships and continued efforts to create outreach programs for children. March 1, Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $50. (509) 327-8000.

Academy Awards Screening Fundraiser - View the live screening of the Oscars on a 30-foot screen and in HD surround sound at this benefit for Coeur d’Alene Summer Theater. It will include live performances with music from famous movies. You can also partake in our film trivia contest. Fill out a show ballot and win an Oscar of your own. Beer, wine and food will be available for purchase at the concessions. Doors open at 5 p.m. March 2, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (800) 325-SEAT.

16th Annnual Spokane AIDS Network Oscar Gala - An evening of frivolity featuring a live Academy Awards telecast, dinner and auctions to benefit Spokane AIDS Network. March 2, 5 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $125. (509) 455-8993.


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