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Immaculate Heart Retreat Center’s 11th Annual Mother’s Day Brunch - Annual Champagne Brunch features an all-you-can-eat buffet, and a special gift for mom. Event proceeds support Immaculate Heart’s retreat ministries. Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $25/adults, $10/ages 6-12. (509) 448-1224.

Listen to Your Mother Spokane - “Giving Motherhood a Microphone,” a series of live readings in celebration of motherhood. A reception will follow the show. Ten percent of ticket proceeds to benefit the Women Helping Women Fund. Tickets available at the door or in advance at Today, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15/door, cash only. (509) 227-7638.

Doug Clark’s Roast of the Mayor - The Spokesman-Review columnist will roast Mayor David Condon in an evening of mirth, music and mayhem to benefit Friends of the Bing. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10-$20. (800) 325-SEAT.

The Green Carpet Event - An Evening at Wicked - Pre-Show VIP reception to benefit the YWCA of Spokane programs and services provided to help women and children. A special evening including tickets to the national Broadway tour of “Wicked.” Enjoy orchestra level seating, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a few surprise giveaways. Purchase tickets at Friday, 6 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $150. (509) 326-1190.

2014 SK Ball Benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane - Come have fun while raising money for RMHC Spokane to benefit families with kids in medical crisis. Featuring Longhorn BBQ dinner, live music from the Garrett Bartley Band, line dancing lessons, mechanical bull riding, a photo booth, beer, wine and cowboy cocktails, plus more. All proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane. Saturday, 6 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $75. (509) 624-0500.

Witches’ Night Off - Spokane AIDS Network and members of the national touring company of “Wicked” will host an evening of song and dance. This is part of an ongoing series of performances by the touring company to support charitable causes which advance “Wicked’s” theme of acceptance. In its seven years on the road, the company has raised over $2 million in donations for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and local AIDS service organizations all over the country. Produced by company members, the evening is an opportunity for them to step out of their roles in the musical and kick up their heels performing non-Ozian material. May 19, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $35/general, $70/VIP. (509) 455-8993.


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