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FundraisersRagin' Cajun Goes to Rio
Ragin' Cajun is Bay Area's Mardi Gras event of the year! This year there's a twist as the celebration theme moves from New Orleans to Rio for a taste of Carnival! Enjoy music, dancing, dinner and auctions, from 6-11 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2015, at Casa Real, 410 Vineyard Ave. This is the annual fundraiser event for the Sandra J Wing Healing Therapies Foundation. Tickets are $105 before Dec. 24, 2014, $125 after. Call (866) 862-7270 or go to www.healingtherapiesfoundation.org. Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery, 410 Vineyard Ave., Pleasanton.
FundraisersLuncheon and Baby Shower
Daughters of the British Empire are hosting a Luncheon and Baby Shower event for the anticipated new Royal Baby from 12:30-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 at the Castlewood Country Club. Attendees are asked to consider bringing a baby shower item that DBE will donate to select charities including Tri-Valley Haven, PUSD Horizon School, and Abode Homeless Family Services. Cost is $35. Call 998-3500. Castlewood Country Club, 707 Castlewood Drive, Pleasanton.
FundraisersAnimal Lover's Boutique Spring Fling
Shop at the Animal Lover's Boutique Spring Fling event, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 at the Feline Medical Center, 3160 Santa Rita Road. Choose from animal-themed gifts for people and pets. The one-day sale benefits the Just Like New Fund, which provides financial aid for Tri-Valley residents who cannot afford urgent medical care for their pets. Call 323-8517 or go to www.Paws-In-Need.org. Feline Medical Center lobby, 3160 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton.
FundraisersAn American Passport
State Champs Amador Valley "We the People" Comp Civics Team is headed for Nationals in Washington DC! Join the team at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 23 at the Firehouse Arts Center for international appetizers, silent auction, and a team exhibition. $35 suggested donation. Contact Stacey Sklar at firstname.lastname@example.org. Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton.
FundraisersDonations Needed for American Cancer Society Discovery Shop
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop is requesting donations of necklaces, bracelets rings and watches as well as women's accessories for its event "Glitter and Glamour" April 17-19. Donations are accepted 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays at the shop, 1989-E Santa Rita Road. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's programs. Contact Kelley Meno at 462-7374 for more info. American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, 1989-E Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton.
FundraisersTri-Valley Fly Fishers (TVFF) Silent Auction
TVFF will be holding its Annual Silent Auction at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 9 at the Livermore-Pleasanton Rod and Gun Club. Fly Fishing Gear like rods, reels, lines and more, and Non-Fishing Items like wine, olive oil, jewelry and gift certificates for local merchants. Proceeds go to TVFF. Contact President@Tri-valleyflyfishers.org. Livermore-Pleasanton Rod and Gun Club, 4000 Dagnino Road, Livermore.
FundraisersPace for Peace 5K 10K Hope Run
Whether you walk or run, please support Tri-Valley Haven's 5K 10K Hope Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 18 in Livermore, as we raise awareness and vital funding for local survivors of abuse. We welcome athletes and non athletes alike, along with teams, serious runners, families, and dogs. Cost is $30-$35 for adults, $20 for students. Register at trivalleyhaven.org. Tri Valley Haven, 3663 Pacific Ave., Livermore.
FundraisersWalk MS: Tri-Valley 2015
The Northern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold its annual Walk MS event at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 19 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Free. Go to walkcan.nationalmssociety.org/. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4502 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton.
FundraisersVFW Benefit Dance
VFW Post 6298 presents a Benefit Dance from 1-3 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month March 18-June 17 at the War Memorial Hall, 301 Main St. The Mellotones Dance Band will play music from the 30s and 40s, featuring popular tunes of stage, screen and radio, plus all-time swing favorites. Cover is $10, includes a light lunch. Call 443-2224. War Memorial Hall, 301 Main St., Pleasanton.