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“Sherlock Holmes and the Curse of the Sign of Four” – Mission Community Outreach Center benefit performance on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.; silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $25/adult; $23/military and senior; $18/student. (509) 325-2507.

The Big Band Swings for Mike Lenke - A benefit for a musician battling serious health issues. Today, 6 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20/door. (509) 227-7638.

Whitworth Auxiliary Annual Spring Tea and Style - Proceeds benefit Whitworth University students. For tickets: Erlene Grosvenor at (509) 466-8225 or Jan George at (509) 238-6878. Tuesday, 1-3 p.m., Whitworth Presbyterian Church, 312 W. Hawthorne Road. $20.

17th Annual HOME Child Care Scholarship Fundraiser Tea - Presented by Women’s Studies Center. Make checks payable to the EWU HOME Scholarship Foundation. RSVP with a check mailed to HOME, Women’s Studies Center, 207 Monroe, Cheney, WA 99004. Wednesday, 2-4 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, Room 207, Cheney. Adults: $25/door; EWU students: $20/door. (509) 359-2898.

Night of the Living Divas - Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with a concert to benefit Holy Names Music Center Julia Keefe and Heather Villa. Wine and desserts start at 6 p.m., concert starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $25. (800) 325-SEAT.

Reigning Cats and Dogs Auction - Proceeds go to the SCRAPS Hope Foundation’s Animal Medical Fund. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Friday, 5:30 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $30/advance; $35/door. (509) 477-2984.

13th Annual Cask and Keg Auction - Fundraiser for the Firefighters Benevolent Association. Tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com/ event/1022012. Friday, 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. $50. (509) 789-3019.

Triple Play Family FUNdraiser - Half of proceeds will go to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane. Friday, 6 p.m., Triple Play, 175 W. Orchard Ave., Hayden. $15. (208) 762-7529.

Wine and Micro Beer Tasting and Auction - Proceeds support the Colfax Chamber of Commerce. Friday, 6-9 p.m., Hill-Ray Plaza, 801 S. Vista Point Drive, Colfax. $20/advance; $25/at the door. (509) 397-3712.

Steps for Autism 5K Walk/Run - All ages and ability levels welcome. Contact Northwest Autism Center to register. Saturday, 8 a.m., Mirabeau Point Park, Centennial Trail, Spokane Valley. $25. (509) 328-1582.

Rock and Bowl Fundraiser - Fundraiser for People First of Washington. Saturday, noon-4 p.m., Lilac Lanes, 1112 E. Magnesium Road. $12. (509) 536-2811.

Annual Spring Tea - Enjoy a tea party with Friends of the Liberty Lake Municipal Library, featuring local historian Ross Schneidmiller. Proceeds support programs at the library. Buy tickets at the library (23123 E. Mission Ave.) or visit the website. Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Meadowwood Technology Center, 2100 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. $20.

Assumption Parish School Auction - Saturday, 5 p.m., Gonzaga Prep, 1224 E. Euclid Ave. $40. (509) 328-1115.

Micros for Mamas - Beer tasting, dinner and silent auction fundraiser to benefit Spokane YoungLives. Saturday, 6 p.m., Western Aviation, 5505 E. Rutter Avenue. $45/single; $80/couple. (509) 570-3921.

Dancing with the Celebrities - Local celebrities are paired with professional dance instructors as they dance to raise funds for Christian Youth Theater. Hosted by Molly Allen of 92.9 KZZU. 2015 Celebrities and dancers: Mollie Dalpae, Meals on Wheels and Howard Peake; Casey Lund, KXLY and Miranda Hein; Ed Hoffman, Spokane Police Department chaplain and Annie Stillar; Erica Norris, radio personality and Alex Maldanado; Mary Starkey, Global Credit Union and Felipe el aleman; Recycle Man, Spokane Indians Baseball Club and Andrea Bates. Saturday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (509) 487-6540.

Spokane Cork, Keg and Spirits Festival - Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $50-55. (208) 244-0601.

Tum Tum Cowboy Music and Poetry 20th Annual Benefit Concert and Dinner - Includes Dick Warwick; Silver Glenn and George Thomsen; Western Reunion with Bill Siems, Dawn Holladay and Michael Gifford; Glen Bair; and Educated Fellers. Saturday, 7-9:30 p.m., Tum Tum Community Center, 6424 Highway 291, Milepost 18, Tum Tum. $14/adults, $12/seniors, $10/children, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 276-5916 or 991-0172.

Great Spokane Art Party - Visit with 16 new and returning artists who will share their talents. Supports early childhood care and education at Blueprints for Learning and the Community Building Children’s Center. Saturday, 7-8 p.m., Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. $55, $70/with T-shirt or silk screen station. (509) 209-2590.

2015 Lilac Century Family Fun Ride - Late registration on Saturday, 5-7 p.m. or on Sunday before each ride begins. April 26, 6:45 a.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Meeting Place Only, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $50 for 100-, 66-, 50-mile rides, $40 for 25-, 15-mile and family fun rides. (509) 466-6756.

Susan G Komen Race for the Cure - A 5k race in Riverfront Park to raise funds for the prevention, education and early detection of breast cancer. April 26, 9 a.m., Riverfront Park. $25. (509) 570-3267.

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