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Interplayers Annual Gala Fundraiser - With several numbers from “Cowgirls,” some vocal numbers by Tamara Schupman, piano music by Margie May Ott, music by Ruby Devine and Steve Schneider and a one-act play by Thornton Wilder, “The Happy Journey from Camden to Trenton.” Catered appetizers. Tuesday, 5-7:30 p.m., 174 S. Howard St. $25. (509) 455-PLAY

High Tea - Enjoy assorted sandwiches, pastries, fruit and teas. Fashion show featuring clothing dating back to the 1880s presented by the Spokane Woman’s Club. Wednesday, 2-4 p.m., Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $20; reservations required. (509) 535-0803

An Evening in a Child’s Garden of Wishes - Food, wine and an opportunity to visit with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers about education. Fundraiser for Communities In Schools. May 27, 6-8 p.m., 529 W. Sumner. $150/person. RSVP to invite@cisspokane.org or call (509) 413-1436

Support Local Music Fundraiser - Donate a musical instrument and receive a raffle ticket to win a Porsche Boxter convertible. Instruments will be donated to grade school music programs; half of proceeds will be donated to Coeur d’Alene Eagles. May 30, 8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Eagles, 209 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Raffle tickets $50 each. (208) 625-0996

“Scramble to Defeat ALS” Breakfast Fundraiser - Hosted by the ALS Association Evergreen Chapter. Guest speaker Jenny Hoff will share her experience living with ALS. June 3, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, Ponderosa/Juniper Room, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. $30/person; $240/eight person table; $25/persons with ALS. RSVP by Monday. (509) 863-4321, www.alsa-ec.org

“Night of Encouragement” Dinner and Auction - Fundraiser for the U-District Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded to promote health and wellness in area youth. Proceeds will fund free youth fitness camps. Entertainment by Save Lefty. June 5, 6:30 p.m., The Sapphire Room, 1003 E. Trent Ave. $50/person. (509) 458-7686

“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” - An evening of chocolate, coffee and comedy to benefit the Goins family’s adoption of two young children. June 10, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard Street. $30-$75. (509) 290-4676

Comedian Wanda Sykes - Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood’s prevention and education programs. Contains adult content. June 13, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox , 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $45-$125. (509) 624-1200 or (509) 325-SEAT

Stem and Stein - Fifth annual wine and beer tasting to benefit programs of Spokane AIDS Network. June 19, 6 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $40/advance, $45/door. (509) 325-SEAT

Tee Off For Transitions - Sixth annual Transitions Golf Scramble benefiting homeless women and children. Featuring Wendy Ward, local resident and LPGA tour member June 19, Indian Canyon Golf Course, 4304 W. West Drive. $112.50 by May 1, $125 afterward. (509) 328-6702

Taste Washington Spokane - More than 100 Washington wineries will be on hand, pouring up to three of their wines, from whites, reds and rosés to dessert wines. Taste Washington has it all. June 21, 5-8:30 p.m., The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $85. (206) 667-9463, tastewashington.org

12th Annual Golf Classic - To benefit Lilac Services for the Blind. 1 p.m. Shotgun Scramble. July 10, Creek at Qualchan Golf Course. $100/person. Register by June 30. (509) 328-9116

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