Beyond Words Benefit Concert - Join for the 12th annual Benefit Concert for Spokane Valley Partners Food Bank. Music from the 1950’s, the Music Man, Shrek - the Musical, pop and country for a family evening. Followed by a dessert buffet. Friday, Feb. 9, Friday, 6:40 p.m.-midnight., St. Joseph Church - Otis Orchards, 4521 Arden Road, Otis Orchards. Advance: $10/adults, $5/children 12 and younger; Door: $12/adults, $7/children. (509) 926-7133.
Women’s Conference: You’re Stronger Than You Think - The women’s Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints presents keynote speaker Brooke Ellefsen, a women experiencing a battle with cancer. The conference includes a musical number and four break-out classes. Lunch provided. Donations of warm socks are requested for SNAP Homeless Services. RSVP at eventbrite.com and search for “Spokane North Stake Women’s Conference.” Saturday, Feb. 10, Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 401 W. Regina Ave. Free. (509) 238-0803.
Women’s Confrerence - The women’s Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Spokane North Stake will host a conference entitled “You’re Stronger Than You Think.” Keynote speaker is Brooke Ellefsen, a woman currently fighting cancer. The speech will be followed by a musical number and four break-out classes. Donations of warm socks are requested and will be donated to SNAP Homeless Services. Please register by visiting https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spokane-north-stake-womens-conference-tickets-42704101116. Saturday, Feb. 10, Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Spokane North Stake, 401 W. Regina Ave., Fairwood. (509) 238-0803.
Spokane Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship Luncheon - Join for lunch and guest speaker, Rob Curley, editor of the Spokesman-Review. Register by Feb. 6. Contact Mary Keitkemper at (509) 954-8980 or Cathy Crum at (509) 363-0034 for information and registration. Saturday, Feb. 10, Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road, Spokane Valley. $25/general, $15/students. (509) 924-7262.
Messiah Lutheran Church Lenten Worship Schedule - Enjoy a soup and bread Lunch each Wednesday after our Lenten Worship in the downstairs Fellowship Hall. Lenten Worship begins at 11 a.m. followed by Lenten Lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14-March 14, , Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St. Free. (509) 327-4446.
Ash Wednesday Day of Prayer - Join for Mass, sacraments, lunch and a presentation from Fr. Phillip Garcia, OFM, titled, “Give Up or Give In.” Wednesday, Feb. 14, Wednesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $38/event; $48/room and event. (509) 448-1224.
PickleBall - Play this court game in our gym. All skill levels welcome. Nets, paddles and lessons provided. Wednesday, Feb. 14, Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 15515 N. Gleneden Drive. Free, donations accepted. (509) 466-1768.
Ascended Masters’ Discourses - Join for several courses on “Living the Dream.” Lessons are played aloud from CD’s followed by class discussion. Topics covered include: reacting versus responding, free will versus personal will, succeeding in daily life challenges, inner peace and happiness, the power of intention and attention, honoring and healing the past and finding joy. Registration required. Call (509) 489-6964 to register. Wednesday, Feb. 14, Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., The Unity Center, 4123 E. Lincoln Road. Free, donations accepted. (509) 489-6964.
Ash Wednesday Service - This service invites each person to come forward to have the sign of the cross marked on his or her forehead with ash. Wednesday, Feb. 14, Wednesday, 7 p.m.-midnight., Covenant United Methodist Church, 15515 N. Gleneden Drive, Spokane, Wa. Free. (509) 466-1768.