Chef’s Night Out An evening of local culinary delicacies, an auction of dining experiences, and the crowning of “Lewis County’s Next Top Chef” kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Lucky Eagle Casino, 12888 188th Ave. S.W., Rochester. Proceeds benefit United Way of Lewis County. Tickets are $50 per person. RSVP by Wednesday. Call 360-748-8100 for details.
Dine Out to Stop Diabetes If you dine July 12 at the River’s Edge Restaurant in Tumwater, 10 percent of the price of your dinner and the proceeds of a silent auction will benefit the American Diabetes Association’s “Step Out Walk to Fight Diabetes.” The River’s Edge is at 4611 Tumwater Valley Drive S.W.; the fundraiser runs between 4-9 p.m. July 12. Call Joyce Trudeau, 360-459-7984, for details.
Cars4Charities will take your old car, no matter what shape it is in. In return, you will get a tax deduction of $500 or more. They have hundreds of charities that can be helped by your car donation. For details, go to cars4charities.org, or call 866-448-3487.
thurston county food bank needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks. If you can help, drop them off between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. N.E., Olympia.
capital clubhouse offers those who are homeless or who have mental issues help in finding jobs, meals, housing and clothing. It needs donations of clean, wearable clothing, tents, tarps, and blankets. Capital Clubhouse is open from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 618 Seventh Ave. S.E., Olympia. Call 360-357-2582 for information on donating money, or support groups that the clubhouse offers.