A weekly listing of benefits and other special events.

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Oct. 1-7

Quest for Treasure Island auction

TODAY Afternoon fundraiser with auctions and dinner to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 1-5 p.m., Red Crane Restaurant at Club Hollywood, 16716 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; $35 (206-715-0479 or www.leukemia-lymphoma.org).

Feast at the Market

TUE Progressive dinner throughout Pike Place Market to benefit the Pike Market Medical Center; registration required. 6-10 p.m., 1508 Pike Pl., Seattle; $60 (206-461-6935, ext. 160, or www.pikemed.org/feast).

Providence Hospice luncheon

THU Fundraiser for the Providence Hospice of Seattle Foundation and the Safe Crossing Foundation. Gloria Burgess gives the keynote address; registration required. 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Washington State Convention& Trade Center, 800 Convention Center, Seattle; $125 requested donation (206-749-7956 or www.providence.org).

Harley Davidson Black & Blue Ball

FRI Benefit for the Muscular Dystrophy Association includes dinner, dancing and two auctions; registration required. 7 p.m., Destination Harley Davidson, 2302 Pacific Highway E., Fife; $50 (253-627-7575 or www.tacomahog.com).

Tacoma Symphony gala

SAT Event featuring dinner, auctions, live music and dancing is its largest fundraiser of the year; registration required. 6 p.m.-midnight, Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma; $125 (253-272-7264 or www.tacomasymphony.org).

Big Brothers Big Sisters auction

SAT Event to help BBBS continue its work in the community, dinner auction-themed “The Big Event — A Masquerade in Venice,” registration required. 5:30 p.m., Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle, 411 University St., Seattle; $300 (877-700-2447 or www.bbbs.org).

Plan ahead

FareStart Night on the Town Auction

OCT 8 Dinner by top local chefs and auction to benefit FareStart programs to support job training and placement for homeless men, women and youth, registration required. 5-9:30 p.m., Grand Hyatt Hotel, 721 Pine St., Seattle; $200-$300 (206-267-6223 or www.farestart.org).

Calendar items can be faxed, 206-464-2239, mailed to Christopher Taylor, Benefits Calendar, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111, or e-mailed to benefitscalendar@seattletimes.com. Deadline is three weeks before publication.