23rd Annual Auction & Dinner Fundraiser - Benefits for youth camping and activities. Preview items from 4:30-5 p.m. Mexican dinner (chicken enchiladas, Spanish rice, toasted corn and black bean salad, dessert) from 5-6 p.m. Silent auction throughout evening and live auction begins at 6 p.m. Free child care provided beginning at 6 p.m. Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road, Spokane Valley Free admission to auction. Dinner: $10/adults, $5/age 10 and younger. (509) 924-7262.
ALOHA! Annual Mission Auction - Live and silent auctions; Hawaiian attire encouraged. 5-9 p.m. Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road, Spokane Valley. Free admission and child care; $5/Kalua pork meal. (509) 925-4525.
“Big Five-Oh” - George Thomas is turning 50 on Saturday, and it has been a terrible week. His dog is sick, his son is a slacker, and his daughter wants to marry a Republican. With a neurotic wife and a widowed neighbor providing more challenges than even George can overcome, this may be the worst week of his life. 7:30 p.m. Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave., Suite 1, Liberty Lake $12/adult; $8/youth and seniors. (509) 342-2055.
Boy Scout Troop 456 Pancake Breakfast - Fundraiser to help earn money to send our Scouts to summer camp. 8 a.m. Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley $5. (509) 481-8381.
Contra Dance - Held second Saturday of the month, March-May, from 7-10 p.m. No partner required. Beginners lesson at 6:45 p.m. East Spokane Grange, 1621 N. Park Road, Spokane Valley $10/general, $8/students, free/age 17 and younger. (509) 747-2640.
CV Grad Night Fundraiser - Silent auction to benefit Central Valley High School class of 2014. Ticket includes a collector mug, two drink tickets and appetizers. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. 3-5 p.m. The Ref, 14208 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley $25/person.
CVHS Arts and Crafts Show - Crafts and baked goods, sponsored by CVHS Band Boosters. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley $2 admission. (509) 228-5100.
Inland Northwest Motorcycle Show and Sale - One of the region’s largest bike shows includes dozens of vendors of motorcycles and related products, from bike accessories to places to visit. 10 am.-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $10/adults, $5/ages 6-12, free/age five and younger. (509) 466-4256.
Safari Club International 32nd Annual Banquet and Auction - The banquet includes door prizes, raffles, games, silent auction and a live auction. Proceeds go to educational programs, scholarships, humanitarian aid, and local projects. Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley (509) 245-3133 or 570-2800.
Women’s Self-Defense Class - Learn practical and applicable defense methods that you could confidently use in an emergency.Spokane, WA 99212 1-2 p.m. Warrior Camp, 5027 E. Trent Ave, Spokane Valley $10/class. (754) 444-CAGE.
“Big Five-Oh” - 2 p.m. Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave., Suite 1, Liberty Lake $12/adult; $8/youth and seniors. (509) 342-2055.
CVHS Arts and Crafts Show - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley $2 admission. (509) 228-5100.
Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation. 1-3:30 p.m. Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road (509) 926-3803.
Inland Northwest Motorcycle Show and Sale - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $10/adults, $5/ages 6-12, free/age five and younger. (509) 466-4256.
Selling Your Stuff Online - Register for this upcoming technology class to learn the tips and tricks that will help get your stuff out the door and money in your pocket. Visit www.scld.org. 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley Free. (509) 893-8400.
Emergency Food Drive - Benefits Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels to support feeding homebound seniors in our community. Trading Company (McDonald and Sprague), Spokane Valley (509) 924-6976.
Kids Explore & Discover Club - Otis Orchards Library - Kitchen Chemistry: Where science class meets art class. Experiment with surface tension by erupting colors in milk and get your hands messy mixing together common household goods to create art. 4 p.m. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards Free. (509) 893-8390.
Spokane Valley Seahawkers - Social hour is at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. The Rock Bar and Lounge, 13921 E. Trent Ave., Spokane Valley
Lilac City Cribbage Club - Play cribbage every Wednesday evening at the Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., 6:15-9 p.m. Traditional two handed play. For more info: (509) 477-9090 or email email@example.com. Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley
Propagation from Seeds & Cuttings - Backyard Bounty - Spring Gardening Series. Learn how to grow from seeds with or without a greenhouse and how to get new plants from cuttings. 7 p.m. Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley Free. (509) 893-8400.
Spokane Valley Book Club - This month’s selection is “Mortality” by Christopher Hitchens. 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley Free. (509) 893-8400.
Bighorn Outdoor Adventure Show - March 20-23. Check out more than 250 hunting and fishing guides and outfitters, outdoor products, nonprofit organizations, seminars, a rifle range and silver mine. Noon-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $9/adults; $8/military, senior, students, free/age 6 and younger.
Author D. Andrew McChesney - Book signing of “Beyond the Ocean’s Edge: A Stone Island Sea Story.” 2-4 p.m. Hastings - Spokane Valley, 15312 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley (509) 924-0667.
Bighorn Outdoor Adventure Show - noon-8 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley $9/adults; $8/military, senior, students, free/age 6 and younger.
Inland Northwest Christian Writers Conference - March 21-22. For writers of all levels of fiction and nonfiction. Keynote speaker is best-selling author Brandilyn Collins. Workshops, editorial appointments, consults and more. 9 a.m. Eastpoint Church, 15303 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley $99-$120. (509) 280-1356.
“Unnecessary Farce” - March 21-April 6. An embezzling mayor plans to meet his female accountant in a cheap motel room, while in the adjoining room, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s being videotaped, who’s taken the money, who’s hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes. 7:30 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley Advance: $14/adults: $13/students, seniors and military. Doors: $15. (509) 795-0004.