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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Social Calendar

“Leadership Lights the Way” - Gala event presented by Leadership Spokane to benefit the organization’s scholarship fund. Featuring a dinner, silent auction, music and dancing. For more information, visit Thursday, 6-9 p.m. Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $50 per person; sponsorships available. (509) 321-3639.

Cheers to 30 Years! Wine Taste - Hospice of North Idaho is celebrating its 30th year serving the seriously ill and those touched by loss in our community. The event includes more than 200 wines to taste, fine foods, “Best in Show” restaurant competition, auction packages, and cupcakes. All proceeds benefit Hospice House. Purchase tickets at Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Hayden Lake Country Club, 2362 E. Bozanta Drive, Hayden Lake. $100.

Chef’s Culinary Classic - 19th annual black tie event to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Spokane. Chefs from throughout the Inland Northwest will prepare a six-course meal paired with wine. Event will also include silent and live auctions. Visit or call (509) 473-6370 to purchase tickets. Saturday, 6 p.m., the Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $150/individual, $2,000/table sponsorship.

Silent Auction Fundraiser - No-host wine bar, live music by Nicole Lewis and light snacks and desserts provided. Many handcrafted items from the Northwest and Africa, and a variety of themed baskets. Funds from this auction will help send a local nurse educator to Burundi, Africa, to teach nursing students, so they are able to improve the health in their own villages. Saturday, 6 p.m. Market Place Wine Bar, 32 W. Second Ave. (509) 570-4121.