The event, set for 6-10 p.m. at the Castlewood Country Club, will feature wine pours from school principals and community leaders, auction items and a seated dinner.
Tickets are $70-$85, with funds going to PPIE, a nonprofit supporting schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit ppie.org/night-of-the-stars.
Taste of Pleasanton
The Pleasanton Lions Club is set to hold its seventh annual Taste of Pleasanton restaurant and shop walk fundraiser downtown Sept. 25 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Attendees can sample sweet and savory bites and beverages from more than 20 participating businesses while strolling and shopping in downtown.
Funds raised by ticket sales benefit local charities and projects supported by Lions Club, including Ear of the Lion, Lions In Sight, local veteran organizations, disaster relief, Tri-Valley Haven, youth grants and scholarships.
Tickets cost $25 apiece, available online at pleasantonlionsclub.bpt.me.
Go Green Initiative
Jill Buck, an internationally known Pleasanton activist and speaker on environmental issues, will discuss the work of her Go Green Initiative next Thursday (Sept. 20) at a luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton.
The program, open to all Rotarians and prospective members, starts at 12:30 p.m. at Hap's Restaurant, 122 Neal St. in downtown Pleasanton.
In 2002, Jill founded the Go Green Initiative, a nonprofit organization that has become a global leader in environmental education. It operates in all 50 states and in 73 countries around the world.
She also serves on the advisory board of the Green Schools National Network, is host of Go Green Radio, a weekly program on Voice of America radio and is co-author of the book, "47 Things You Can Do for the Environment."
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