Dine Out to Feed Spokane - Annual fundraiser by the Greater Spokane Dietetic Association, this year benefiting Feed Spokane, a coalition of meal providers and community partners in the greater Spokane area who serve free meals to those in need. Participating restaurants donate a portion of their sales to the organization. This week: today, Natural Start Bakery, 1718 N. Hamilton St., and Percy’s Cafe Americana, 10512 E. Sprague ($1 donation per breakfast order). www.nutritionwsda.org/GDSA/
Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament - To benefit the East Valley High School Senior All Knighter. Today, 4 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $75/players, $25/nonplayers (includes refreshments). (509) 869-8974
HOME Fundraiser Tea - Hosted by the Home Advisory Board, H.O.M.E. students and the EWU Women’s Studies. H.O.M.E. is a scholarship program to help low-income, continuing, undergraduate, graduate, or incoming students pay for day care expenses. RSVP with a check to EWU, Women’s Studies Center, 207 Monroe, Cheney, WA 99004; or purchase tickets at the door. Wednesday, 2-4 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, Room 205, second floor lounge, Cheney. $20/advance, $25/door. (509) 359-2898
Taste Spokane - An evening of food, beers and wines, desserts, pampering services, auction and raffle, benefiting Wishing Star Foundation. Admission includes a wine glass, cheese plate and five taste tickets. Friday, 5-9 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $20/advance, $25/door. (509) 744-3411
13th Annual Wine Stein and Dine - Raises funds for creative classroom teaching grants in the Post Falls School District. Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Greyhound Park and Events Center, Post Falls. $45/advance, $60/door. (208) 661-7225
Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert - Presented by Holy Names Music Center. March 19, 6 p.m., wine tasting from Russell Creek Winery and hors d’oeuvres by Sodexho; 7 p.m., concert, Howard Crosby performs The Great American Songbook. Additional music by Gwen Lyons, Celtic harp; and Susan Windham and Diva Jazz. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $30. (509) 326-9516
Alzheimer’s Association Gala and Auction - Ninth annual Nancy Rockwell Auction and Gala. Black tie-optional affair with dinner and live entertainment with The Carruthers. Silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds support services for families and loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease in Eastern Washington and North Idaho. March 20, 5:30 p.m., Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $100. (509) 473-3390, www.Alz.org/inlandnorthwest
Big Horn Foundation Auction and Dinner - Raising funds for youth education in wildlife conservation. Tickets include entry into that day’s Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show, presented by the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council. March 21, 4 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Havana at Broadway, Spokane Valley. $25. (509) 487-8552
Shamrock Gala - Dinner and auction to benefit programs and services provided by Holy Family Hospital. March 21, 6-10 p.m., Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $150/person. (509) 482-2588
Spokane Valley Mayor’s Ball - Seventh annual event with the theme “Greening of the Valley.” March 21, reception at 6 p.m., dinner at 7:15, followed by dancing to live music by Nobody Famous at 9. Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $45. (509) 924-4994
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