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‘Burger’ event benefits nursery

Beginning Monday through Feb. 25, Red Robin will hold its seventh annual Burgers With a Heart event. For two weeks, all three Spokane Red Robin restaurants, 725 W. Main Ave., 9904 N. Newport Highway and 14736 E. Indiana Ave., will donate 50 cents from every burger sold to the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. The restaurants also will give proceeds from specially designed Red Robin hearts sold for $1.

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Sale will benefit Habitat for Humanity

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, The Habitat-Spokane Builders Surplus Store, 850 E. Trent Ave., will hold a surplus sale to celebrate its seventh anniversary. During the sale, everything will be 25 percent off and a raffle for an entire computer system also will be held.
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Recycle holiday trees at EVHS

East Valley High School, 15711 Wellesley Ave., is holding its annual Christmas tree recycling today, Saturday and Sunday, from noon to 4 p.m. The cost is $10 and will benefit the EVHS Senior All-Nighter.
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Ride auction will aid Wishing Star Foundation

Today, beginning at 1 p.m., Santa will be at Wendle Motors, 9000 N. Division St., along with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. For a $5 donation, pictures with Santa are available. A live auction to win a 90-minute ride for four in the Wienermobile will be held at 4:30 p.m. The ride will begin at 5:15.
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Kids’ gingerbread event today at Davenport

Today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Christ Kitchen's Gingerbread Build-off kids' event will be in the Marie Antoinette Ballroom at the Davenport Hotel. Kids can decorate their own gingerbread house for $5.
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Turkey Trot fun run to aid food bank

On Thursday, before sitting down to a big Thanksgiving Day feast, start the day with the Turkey Trot fun run to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank. The Fun Run will begin with an 8 a.m. registration at the duck pond in Manito Park. The run begins at 9 a.m.
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DECA event will benefit animal rescue group

Mt. Spokane High School DECA students are having a dinner and auction at Fairwood Animal Hospital, 317 W. Hastings Road, today at 6:30 p.m. A fee of $1 is requested for you and a guest for a complimentary dinner. A number of desserts, including cookies, cakes and brownies will be up for auction.
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Theater students to offer improv event

Northwest Christian High School theater students will host "An Evening of Improv" Monday in the school chapel, 5104 E. Bernhill Road, Colbert. The performance will begin at 7 p.m.
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Bistro, art auction to benefit CdA groups

The "It Was a Very Good Year" Bistro and Fine Art Auction is today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. The event, a collaboration between the Coeur d'Alene Public Library Foundation and Coeur d'Alene Homes Assisted Living and Memory Care, will raise funds for both nonprofit organizations. Tickets for the bistro and auction are $50. Beforehand, painter Richard Schmid will give a presentation for a $15 admission.
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Sample some chili to benefit Children’s Village

Stop by Coeur d'Alene Honda, 2745 W. Seltice Way, today for the 10th annual Chili Cook-Off to benefit the Children's Village. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. you can sample chili from competing chefs for $2 per ticket, or six for $10. All proceeds will benefit the children living at the Children's Village in Coeur d'Alene.
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SNAP to host informational breakfast

Join Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs on Thursday morning for its second annual community breakfast. From 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive, SNAP will host the "40 Years of Caring" breakfast, open to the public.
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Groups collecting back-to-school supplies

It's time to start thinking about back to school Camp Fire USA and the Salvation Army are doing their part to make it possible for low-income kids to start the first day of school with everything they'll need to have a successful year. Camp Fire USA's "Kids Helping Kids Back to School" supply drive begins on Saturday and ends next Sunday. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. next Sunday, Camp Fire volunteers and collection barrels will be positioned at numerous locations all over Spokane to collect school supplies for children and community agencies in need. For more information and collection barrel locations, call Kaitlyn Bolduc at (509) 747-6191, ext. 29.
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Music, movie sale planned at Panida

Sandpoint's Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., will hold its annual "Play It Again" music and movie sale on July 29. Recycled CDs, DVDs, videos and cassettes will be for sale on the sidewalk in front of the theater. If you would like to make a donation, the Panida is accepting gently used items (no vinyl LPs, please).
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Dinner, show to benefit crisis nursery

On Tuesday, Hannah's Garden Benefit Series begins with "Some Enchanted … Evening with Windsong." Dinner and the show start at 7:15 p.m. after cocktails at 6, at Hannah's Garden Inn, in the garden at Delaney's Musicafe, 820 W. Seventh Ave.