Charity calendar: Watch the Oscars at Pickford’s Red Carpet Affair

Feb. 22

Red Carpet Affair

4 p.m., Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St., Bellingham. $75 general, $65 members, 360-738-0735. This swanky benefit event begins with your walk on the red carpet captured by professional photographers, appetizers and a gourmet dinner crafted by 250 flora, drinks, a fantasy dessert bar, and Onyx coffee service and live screening of the Academy Awards at 5 p.m. Intermezzo fun will be interspersed throughout the evening. All proceeds from this evening will benefit PFC programming. Details: pickfordfilmcenter.org.

Feb. 23

2015 Miss Whatcom County Silent Auction

7 p.m., The Leopold Crystal Ballroom, 1224 Cornwall Ave. Donation suggested: $10. 360-733-3500. Meet the Miss Whatcom County class of 2015 as they each perform a teaser of their talent, and bid on items donated from across the county. You will also have the opportunity to meet 2014 Miss Whatcom County, Lizzi Jackson, and the 2014 Miss Washington, Kailee Dunn. All proceeds will go to towards the scholarships of young women in the county.

Feb. 27

Whatcom Chapter Backcountry Horsemen of WA Annual Fundraiser Auction

5:30 p.m., The Everson Auction Market, 7291 Everson Goshen Road, Everson. 360-966-3271. Whatcom BCH’s annual auction features new items, gently used items, baked goods and much more. The auction helps to keep trails open for all users.

WHS Wine Social

6:30 p.m., Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. $100 and a bottle of wine. Enjoy an evening of fine wine and beer tasting, buffet dinner and musical entertainment by The Swing Gang to aid Whatcom Humane Society. The highlight of the evening will be a drawing in which three lucky attendees will win an Instant Wine Cellar.

March 4

WWU Presents: Brit Tour 2015

4 p.m., Bellingham Public Library’s Central Library, 210 Central Ave., Bellingham. Donations requested 360-778-7323 Interested in watching some great theater, while also helping seven Western Washington University Theatre students fund a trip to London and New York? Come to Brit Tour where the students will be performing eight short plays with all proceeds going towards funding their trip.

March 5

NSEA Fish Trivia Night

6 p.m., Aslan Brewing Co., 1330 N. Forest St. Suggested donation $5, 360-778-2088. The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) will host a Fish Trivia Night at Aslan Brewing Co. A donation is requested to participate in the trivia, with proceeds benefiting NSEA’s Scientific Monitoring Program.

Friends of the Bellingham Public Library Spring Book Sale

March 5-6 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; March 7 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Bellingham Public Library’s Central Library, 210 Central Ave., Bellingham. 360-778-7323 Plenty of books and media will be on sale at the Spring Book Sale. All proceeds benefit the Bellingham Public Library.

March 7

“Night of Mystery”

5 p.m., Silver Reef Casino, 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale. $85 360-383-0777 Bid in the intriguing silent and live auctions, solve the perplexing “Horse Heist” Whodunit Mystery, take your chances in the unique and imaginative raffles, savor a delicious plated dinner and incredible dessert and dance the night away to live music by Bellingham band The Walrus. Hosted by Animals As Natural Therapy.