Divino Fashion Runway Show - Opens with Canines on the Catwalks. Proceeds from the show will go to SpokAnimal. Shop, drink and enjoy entertainment along with exquisite fashions and adorable dogs. Friday, 6 p.m., Service Station, 9315 N. Nevada St. $30/advance, $35/door; students $15/advance, $18/door, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 850-0737.
Blast From The Past - High tea, vintage trunk showing by the Woman’s Club of Spokane, plus local radio and TV gardening personality Phyllis Stephens as guest speaker on “Gardening Remedies from the Past that Work Today.” Sponsored by Inland Empire District of Washington Garden Clubs. Fundraiser event benefits horticulture scholarships. For tickets or reservations, call (509) 921-7670 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. March 29, 1-3 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 5810 S. Meadowlane Road. $20. (509) 523-4063.
Let’s Play for the Symphony - The Spokane Symphony Associates’ Forte Plus Chapter is sponsoring its 24th annual event, a day to play cards or games with a buffet lunch and auction fun. Proceeds benefit the Spokane Symphony. March 31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Manito Golf and Country Club, 5303 S. Hatch Road. $25/person. (509) 458-8733.
Cowboy Ball - Third annual event featuring live performance by Kelly Hughes Band. Dance lessons from 5:30-6:45 p.m., live and silent auctions, best Western-dressed contest, food by Texas Roadhouse, beer and wine available. Doors open at 5 p.m. Age 21 and older. April 4, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Building 1, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $30. (208) 772-5471.
Inland Northwest Alzheimer’s Association Gala “At the Hop” - The 14th annual Nancy Rockwell Gala and Auction with dinner, live and silent auctions and dancing to ’50s music. Dinner includes filet mignon and prawns. Proceeds used for local education and support services that are provided to people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. April 5, 5:30 p.m., the Davenport Hotel, Grand Pennington Ballroom, 10 S. Post St. $100/person, $1,000/table of 10. (509) 473-3390.
Gardeners’ Gala - Electro Swing benefit show is Spokane Valley Partners Community Gardens spring outreach event and fundraiser. The event is being held to raise funds for the construction of a second community garden in the Edgecliff neighborhood and to help fund the backyard garden program. April 5, 7 p.m., nYne Bistro and Bar, 232 W. Sprague Ave. $25/person, $100/group of five. (509) 927-1153, ext. 34.