Social Calendar of benefits and fundraisers of interest to La Jollans, April 1-May 31

SOCIAL CALENDAR

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

The Jewels of San Diego

• Benefits The Arc with services to 2,500 San Diegans with disabilities

• From 10 a.m. April 9

• Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Dr.

• Haute fashion and food; boutique shopping

• $150 Couture (limited) and $100 Prêt-à-Porter seating

• (619) 685-1175

arc-sd.com

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 The Soul Tunes

• Cocktail attire required

• $300

• (619) 682-7425. Cancer.org

G

illispie Rocks

• Benefits The Gillispie School

• 6 p.m. April 9

• Hard Rock Hotel

• Cocktails, auctions, dinner, dancing, live music

• $150

• (858) 459-3773

• gillispie.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

Fashion Show

• Benefits Friends of Vista Hill

• From 10 a.m. April 14

• Manchester Grand Hyatt

• Come in Oz attire, boutiques, auction, raffle, lunch, fashion show

• Tickets from $85

• (858) 514-5155.

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

Junior League Island Divine

• Benefits programs that improve kids’ health/nutrition

• 3-7 p.m. April 30

• Ellen Browning Scripps Park

• Silent auction, live music, food, wine, spirits and beer tasting 1980s theme

• Tickets $80-$125

• islanddivine.com

Coronado Walk to End Alzheimer’s

• Benefits Alzheimer’s Association programs

• Registration 3 p.m. Walk 4 p.m.

• April 30 Silver Strand State Beach

• (858) 492-4400

www.sanalz.org

3rd annual San Diego Breath of Hope

Lung Cancer 5K Walk

• Registration/Expo 7:30 a.m. Walk 9 a.m. May 1

• Cancer Survivors Park on Harbor Island (4100 North Harbor Dr.)

• Pre-registration online $30; on-site $35; ages 12 and under $15

sandiegobreathofhope.org

20th Spinoff for Life

“Wonders of the World”

• Benefits cancer care at Scripps

• 5:30 p.m. May 5

• Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine

• Cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, dinner

• (858) 678-6349. www.Scripps-Spinoff.org

Red Haute Tango

• Benefits Kids Korps USA

• 5 p.m. May 6

• The Grand Del Mar

• Auctions, cocktails, dinner, salsa dancing al fresco. performance by Yesenia Adame-Walter of “Dancing with the Stars,” coffee station, cigar roller, after-dinner drinks, Latin beats

• $350, $500 and $1,000

• (619) 233-5008. kidskorps.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

“One night, one school, our future” Spring Gala

• Benefits Bird Rock Elementary School

• 5-11 p.m. May 14

• Anthology in Little Italy

• Online auction starts April 29 at http://birdrock.maestroweb.com, Texas Hold ‘em Room, music, dancing, food buffet, cash bar

• $85

http://birdrock.maestroweb.com or e-mail kimkruss@gmail.com

10th 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

Roll Out The Barrel

3rd Annual Wine & Food Tasting

• Benefits Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego

• 5-8 p.m. May 14

• Humphrey’s on Shelter Island

• Raffle, auctions, entertainment by KUSI’s Brad Perry and The Acoustic Fingerprints

• $125. VIP Lounge $200 (includes specialty spirits and post-event mix and mingle)

makeawishgala.com

Casino Night

• Benefits Miracle Babies Foundation for families with newborns in neonatal unit

• 6-10 p.m. May 14

• Ronald McDonald House in San Diego.

• Casino games, auctions, and foods

• $100 individual; $150 couple

miraclebabies.org

Friends of La Jolla Shores

• Benefits fund for improvements at Kellogg Park, including completing the sculpture of JJ the Baby Gray Whale

• 6 p.m. May 15

• Birch Aquarium

• Further details TBD

Beginning of Hope Fashion Show

• Benefits Voices for Children;

Just in Time For Foster Youth

• Doors open 5:30 p.m. Show 7 p.m.

• May 18

• Soledad Club of Pacific Beach

• Drinks, appetizers, desserts

• Tickets $25-$65

• blanchetdesigns.com

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

Rendezvous in the Zoo

Moonlight Shangri-La

• Benefits exhibits, facilities at San Diego Zoo

• 6:30 p.m. June 18

• San Diego Zoo

• Dinner, dancing, animal antics

• From $450

• (619) 287-5435

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