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(continued on page 168) FALL 2019 DATEBOOK (continued from page 165) Who: Chairs Lilly Andress, Vicki West Note: Benefiting Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation; moderator Ernie Manouse of PBS; speakers Julie Andrews and daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton Tariff: $300 (sold out); tables from $5,000 Contact: Kristen Oesch Stubbs, 346.212.2310, kristen@bushhouston WAGGONERS FOUNDATION SPEAKER SERIES LUNCHEON When: Friday, October 25, noon Where: Hilton Americas Who: Co-chairs Joanie McLeod Kirksey, Jay Sitta Note: Keynote speakers Doria and Craig T. Nelson Tariff: Tables from $3,000 Contact: specialevents@ ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEXICAN AMERICANS ILLUMINE GALA When: Friday, October 25, 6:30 pm Where: Marriott Marquis Who: Chairs Michele Leal and George Farah Note: Seated dinner; live and silent auctions; black tie Tariff: $350; tables from $3,500 Contact: Debbie Ortiz, 713.929.2322, RONALD McDONALD HOUSE HOUSTON BOO BALL When: Saturday, October 26, 6:30 pm Where: Hilton Americas Who: Chairs Liliya and Matthew Kades; corporate honoree W.S. Bellows Construction Corporation Note: Cocktails; seated dinner; live and silent auctions; black tie or Halloween attire Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Diana Lewis, 713.795.3583, WHO R U? MENIL CHILDREN'S COSTUME PARTY When: Sunday, October 27, 3 pm Where: Menil Park Who: Chairs Jennifer and Scott Allison, Christine Falgout and Bill Gutknecht, Melissa Juneau, Kelli Kickerillo and Todd Forester Note: Benefiting The Menil Collection; treats Jackson and Company; petting zoo; bounce houses; camel and train rides; bungee jumping; craft activities; DJ Tariff: Members $75, nonmembers $85; sponsorships from $2,500 Contact: Brandon Bourque, IRON SOMMELIER PRESENTED BY AUTOSOLĀ® When: Wednesday, October 30, 6 pm Where: Houstonian Hotel Who: Chair John Clutterbuck; wine chair Sean Beck Note: Benefiting Periwinkle Foundation; wine competition among sommeliers; silent auction; wine pull; art for sale by pediatric cancer patients Tariff: $200 in advance, $225 day of event; sponsorships from $2,500 Contact: Alice Rohrman, 713.807.0191, arohrman@ MEDICAL BRIDGES GALA: ONE PEOPLE ONE WORLD When: Wednesday, October 30, 6:30 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Museum District Who: Chair Harry Gee; honorary chair Clay Neff; honoree Dr. Paul Klotman Note: Cocktails; seated dinner; auction Tariff: From $400; tables from $3,500 Contact: Gidget Swift, NOVEMBER HOUSTON ZOO FEAST WITH THE BEASTS When: Friday, November 1, 7 pm Where: Houston Zoo Note: Benefitting worldwide conservation efforts; bites from top Houston restaurants; entertainment The Suffers; animal encounters Tariff: Zoo members $109; general admission $119; VIP $219 Contact: 713.533.6500; THE HEALTH MUSEUM: 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA When: Saturday, November 2, 6 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Co-chairs Kerri and Downey Bridgwater, Katherine and Brian Parsley Note: Seated dinner; dancing; entertainment Tin Man Orchestra Tariff: $1,000; tables from $5,000 Contact: Jenni Granero, 713.521.1515, ext. 332, jgranero@thehealth LATIN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE GALA When: Saturday, November 2, 7:30 pm Where: MFAH Who: Chairs Elisa and Cris Pye Note: Benefiting MFAH; seated dinner; live and silent auctions; music; dancing Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: 713.639.7581, HOLIDAY HAPPENING When: Monday, November 4, 10 am Where: Omni Houston Hotel Who: Chairs Nancy Bond, Paula Morris; honoree Julie Roberts of Elizabeth Anthony Note: Benefiting MFAH Bayou Bend Collection & Gardens, Texas Children's Cancer Center, children's charities; seated luncheon; live, silent, big board auctions; holiday market; Elizabeth Anthony style show Tariff: $200; tables from $2,000 Contact: Maddi Cormier, 281.974.1150 CITY ARTWORKS ART OF CONVERS ATION LUNCHEON When: Monday, November 4, 11 am Where: Junior League Who: Chairs Laura Goodson, Magen Pastor Note: Seated luncheon with noted conversationalists at each table; silent auctions Tariff: $175; sponsorships from $2,500. Contact: Melissa Belcher, 713.681.1331 BOTANICAL BEGINNINGS LUNCHEON: PATHWAY FOR POLLINATORS When: Wednesday, November 6, noon Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Co-chairs Isabel Stude Lummis, Elisa Stude Pye Note: Benefiting Houston Botanic Garden Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: 713.715.9675 JOYCE DIDONATO: IN WAR & PEACE: HARMONY THROUGH MUSIC When: Wednesday, November 6, 7 pm Nancy Lamb's Creamy Italian Thai, 2000 166

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