Social Life: Calendar of upcoming fundraisers and benefits: Feb. 24, 2011 issue

SOCIAL CALENDAR

Walk for Wishes

• Benefits Make-A-Wish Foundation

• 1 mile through SeaWorld

• 4 miles around Mission Bay

• Feb. 26

www.walkforwishessd.org

Yoga for Hope

• Benefits City of Hope, Cancer Research

• Yoga experts lead classes

• 8-11:30 a.m. March 5

• Hilton San Diego Bayfront Park

• $30-$40

www.yogaforhope.org/sd

In Concert for Cancer

• Benefits Scripps Cancer Center

• 6:30-10 p.m. March 11

• USS Midway Museum

• Navy Pier, downtown

• Mindi Abair, jazz concert on deck

• $50-$100

• (858) 678-7348. cjazz.com

OH! Zone

• Benefits Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

• 6 p.m. March 12

• 1875 El Prado, Balboa Park

• Cocktail dinner, dancing, casino, live science demos

• $200

• (619) 238-1233. rhfleet.org

Heart & Soul Gala

• Benefits Jewish Family Services

• 6:30 p.m. March 12

• Hyatt Regency, La Jolla

• Cocktails, auctions, dinner, entertainment, Mitzvah awards

• (858) 637-3034. jfssd.org/gala

3rd annual Shave-a-thon

• Benefits research on childhood cancer

• Noon to 4 p.m. March 12

• Quality Social, Gaslamp District

• $10-$20 food, fun, raffle, T-shirt

• (619) 501-7675

Fashion Plates Runway Show/Luncheon

• Benefits Food 4 Kids Backpack program

• Food drive at entrance

• Silent auction 10:30 a.m.

• Lunch noon, March 12

• Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

• $90-$150

• (858) 863-5129

• sandiegofoodbank.org/events/fashionplates

La Jolla Playhouse Gala

• Benefits new plays and education outreach

• Host Jesse Tyler Ferguson

• Honorees tribute program

• 6 p.m. March 19

• La Jolla Playhouse

• $500-$5,000

• (858) 550-1070, ext 143

awood@ljp.org

Dinner & Auctions

• Benefits Casa de Amistad

• 6-9 p.m. March 19

• Lomas Santa Fe Country Club

• $50 per person

• Features Latin Jazz Trio Orchestra

• (858) 509-2590. Casadeamistad.org

6th Annual Sounds of Hope for Children

• Benefits Rady Hospital Autism Discovery Institute

• Food, drinks, entertainment Dean-O-holics, live auction

• March 25

• Prado in Balboa Park

• $175

www.chacv.org

• (858) 461-0104

Caribbean Nights

Benefits St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

• 6 p.m. March 25

• Harbor House, Seaport Village

• Cocktails, dinner, live/silent auctions, music, dancing

• $200

• www.stjude.org/sandiegochapter

18th Pump Up the Volume

• Benefits Torrey Pines High School Foundation

• 5-8:30 p.m. April 2

• Belly Up Tavern

• Food, auctions, music by The Credentialed

• $75

• (858) 793-3551

ACT Today! for Military Families

5K/10K Run and Family Festival 

• Benefits military children with autism

• April 2

• Fiesta Island

• $10 registration for the run/walk/wheelchair event  www.acttodayformilitaryfamilies.kintera.org.

• Resource and wellness booths, food, concerts, celebrity appearances

Kyoto Prize Gala

• April 4

• Hilton Bayfront Hotel

• Tickets (619) 794-8272

Heart to Heart

• Benefits San Diego Big Sister League

• 6-8 p.m. April 7

• San Diego Rowing Club Pavilion, Mission Bay

• $50

• Auction, appetizers, wine, music

• (619) 297-1197

Woofstock Day of Peace & Love

• Benefits Canine Companions for Independence

• 9 a.m. Pet Walk

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9

• Balboa Park

• K9 playground, contests, shopping, food

• $7 festival, $35 walk

• cci.org/balboabarks

Discovery Gala Carnivale Royale

• Benefits the American Cancer Society

• 6 p.m. April 9

• Paddock, Del Mar Fairgrounds

• Midway games, circus entertainment, food,auctions, music by The Soul Tunes

Cocktail attire required

• $300

• (619) 682-7425. Cancer.org

3rd Annual Rhythm & Vine

• Benefits Boys & Girls Clubs

• Wine, brews, food, music, auction items

• April 9

• Westfield Mall, Escondido

• (858) 866-0591, ext. 203

• Rhythmandvine,org

30th Celebrity Chefs Cook Gala

“Epicurean Elegance”

Benefits Moores UCSD Cancer Center

• 6-11 p.m. April 16

• Sheraton San Diego Hotel/Marina

Chefs, fine wine, dinner, dancing

From $500

(858) 822-1328

• celebritychefscook.org

Parkinson’s 5K Walk/Run

• Benefits services for patients

• 9 a.m. April 16

• Liberty Station Point Loma

• Music, snacks, entertainment

• (858) 273-6763

Say You Will Auction

• Benefits Bishop’s School scholarships

• April 17

• 7607 La Jolla Blvd.

• Rock legend Foreigner to perform!

• bishops.com

• (858) 459-6161

Sharon’s Ride Run Walk

Benefits Epilepsy Foundation

From 7:30 a.m. April 17

DeAnza Cove Mission Bay Park

Family event, Phil’s BBQ

• $25

(619) 296-0161. Epilepsysandiego.org

Bring It! Rock On

for Stem Cell Research

• Benefits Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

• 6-9 p.m. April 21

• Activity Center, Del Mar Fairgrounds

• Drinks, food, game show

• $275

• (858) 795-5239

• Sanfordburnham.org

20th Mama’s Kitchen Celebration

• Benefits free, hot meals to AIDS, cancer patients

• 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 6

• Hyatt Regency La Jolla Aventine

• $125

• Music, food, auction, wine and vodka vaults

• mamaskitchen.org. (619) 233-6262

Empty Bowls

• Benefits the hungry

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7

• United Methodist Church, La Jolla

• (760) 505-7670

• www.emptybowls.et

Glamourama “Destinations” 2011

• Benefits Rady Children’s Hospital

6-10:30 p.m. May 13

• $125-$150

La Costa Resort

• www.radysncu.com (760) 419-3259

Spring Gala

• Benefits Bird Rock Elementary School

• May 14

• Details TBD

10th annual A Reason to Survive

• Benefits ARTS

• 7 p.m. May 14

• NTC Promenade

• Celebrity chefs, Midtown Men music and

• $200

• (619) 297-2787, ext. 2002

• reasontosurvive.org

Surfrider Art Gala

• Benefits marine conservation programs

• 6-10 p.m. May 19

• Powerhouse Community Center, Del Mar

• Dinner, drinks, art auction, entertainment

• $75

• surfridersd.org/artgala_2011.php

Heart Beach Ball

• Benefits American Heart Association

• 5-10 p.m. June 11

• Hotel Del Coronado

• (858) 410-3836

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