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

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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

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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

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• 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

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