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JANUARY | PAGE 29 | 2016 RSVP TRUST PAPERCITY TO BRING YOU ALL THE VIDS (VERY IMPORTANT DATES) FOR THE SEASON'S TOP CHARITY EVENTS — WHICH MAKES THIS MUST-SAVE SECTION THE EQUIVALENT OF A PERSONAL SOCIAL SECRETARY. EDITED BY ANNE LEE PHILLIPS WITH CATHERINE D. ANSPON SPRING 2016 DATEBOOK # VPC JANUARY TRI DELTA HOUSTON PRESENTS THE SALE: SHOP TO CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER When: Saturday, January 9, 10 am VIP Preview Brunch; open to public noon – 5 pm; Sunday, January 10, noon – 4 pm Where: Bayou City Event Center Who: Chair Mary Rhames Note: Benefitting University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Center; preview brunch with early-access shopping, mimosas, all-day pass; merchandise from boutiques À Bientôt, Cheeky Vintage, Cotton Club, Elaine Turner, Queen of Heirs, Tootsies Tariff: $15 in advance; $20 at door; brunch $100 Contact: AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION PAUL "BEAR" BRYANT AWARDS When: Wednesday, January 13, 7 pm Where: Hilton Americas Who: Chairs Lance Robertson, Brian Thomas; honoree Mack Brown Note: Guest speaker Andrew Lovell; College Football Coach of the Year announced; black tie Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Jimmy Comerota, 813.932.4003, GREAT GROWN-UP SPELLING BEE When: Thursday, January 21, 6 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Co-chairs Lisa Langston, Claudia Vazquez; honorees Mary and David Klein Note: Benefitting Houston Center for Literacy; cocktails; seated dinner; adult bee, with teams of two competing Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Julie Jerden, 713.640.8202, A COUTURE CAUSE TREND GUIDE SOIRÉE When: Thursday, January 21, 7 pm Where: Station 3 Who: Founding chairs Traci Ling, Lyndsey Zorich; chairs Allison Casey, Carrie Colbert, Allie Coogan, Sara Cooper, Chris Goins, Caroline Harper Knapp, Lauren Page, Whitney Russell, Emily Shuffield Hanley, Kate Stukenberg, Candace Thomas Note: Benefitting Youth Hope Association and Amschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation; cocktails and bites by Alma Rosa Winery, B&B Butchers & Restaurant, Brooklyn Athletic Club, Events by Momo; guests to receive copy of Trend Guide compiled by bloggers and boutiques including Tootsies, The Vintage Contessa, Atrium, Monkees Tariff: $125; sponsorships from $500 Contact: Traci Ling, traci@, Lyndsey Zorich,, MARGARITA MADNESS When: Thursday, January 21, 7 pm Where: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Who: Chairs Karina and Carlos Barbieri; honorary chairs Paula Arnold, Ted Pinson Note: Benefitting and celebrating the 15th anniversary of HCCC; margaritas; Latin American bites; artisan glasses by local artists; silent auction; entertainment Charlie Perez; media sponsor PaperCity; quinceañera or cocktail attire Tariff: $150, HCCC members $125; nonmembers $150; two VIP tickets $500 Contact: 713.529.4848, margarita-madness-2016 WINTER BALL: AGE OF AQUARIUS When: Saturday, January 23, 6:30 pm Where: Hilton Americas Who: Chairs Jana Arnoldy, Susan Hansen; honoring Women of Distinction Gina Bhatia, Estela Cockrell, Gina Gaston Elie, Lisa Holthouse, Mady Kades, DeeDee Marsh, Paula Mendoza, Jo Ann Petersen, Barbara Van Postman, Lynn Walsh; Ambassador Phoebe Tudor; Rising Star Bradlee Few Note: Benefitting Crohn's & Colitis Foundation; live and silent auctions; dancing; entertainment Password Tariff: $650; tables from $5,000 Contact: Laura Stein, 713.572.2232, 360 DEGREES VANISHING COCKTAIL BENEFIT When: Wednesday, January 27, 6 pm Where: Home of Poppi Massey Note: Benefitting 360 Degrees Vanishing, a public art installation by Selven O'Keef Jarmon sponsored by Art League Houston and Craft Hub of the Eastern Cape of South Africa; exhibition of Jarmon's work and large-scale drawings of installation available for acquisition; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $250 Contact: Jill Nepomnick, 713.523.9530, HEARTS OF HOPE LUNCHEON When: Thursday, January 28, 11:30 am Where: Hilton Americas Who: Chairs Jennifer and Michael Dellinger, Lisa and Sanjay Kalavar, Stacey and Andrew White; honoree Peggy Roe Note: Benefitting Bo's Place; guest speaker Dr. Brené Brown Tariff: $200; tables from $2,500 Contact: Andrea Sivells, 713.942.8339, MOORES SCHOOL OF MUSIC GALA When: Thursday, January 28, 6 pm Where: Wortham Theater Center Who: Chairs Tom Becker and Jim Rosenfeld; honorary chairs Jan Carson and Tim Connolly; honoree Sybil F. Roos Note: Benefitting University of Houston's Moores School of Music; cocktail reception; seated dinner; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Taylor A. Harrell, 713.743.1304, RIENZI SOCIETY ANNUAL DINNER When: Thursday, January 28, 7 pm Where: Rienzi Who: Chairs Christiana and Luke McConn, Marilyn and Christopher Winters Note: Benefitting new Rienzi accessions; members select objects for permanent collection; catered by Swift + Co.; black tie Tariff: Membership $2,500 Contact: 713.639.7523, PASSPORT TO A CURE GALA When: Friday, January 29, 7 pm Where: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Note: Benefitting Muscular Dystrophy Association; entertainment Oz Pearlman from America's Got Talent; silent and live auctions; black tie Tariff: Tables from $800 Contact: Stacie Davis, SOUTHERN ROOTS AND COWBOY BOOTS GALA When: Friday, January 29, 7 pm Where: Red Oak Ballroom at CityCentre Who: Chairs Lizzie and Stephen Clarke, Whitney and Eric Holzer; honorees Christine and J.B. Duncan Note: Benefitting Parish School; speaker Lori Martin; mechanical bull; music; Southern chic attire Tariff: $150; tables from $1,750 Contact: Amy Tanner, 713.467.4696, atanner@, donatenow. BEST FRIENDS BRUNCH When: Saturday, January 30, 11:30 am Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chairs Laura Max Rose and Ben Rose; co-chairs Kristy Phillips, Wendy Phillips; honoree Leisa Holland-Nelson Note: Benefitting aniMeals on Wheels, a program of Interfaith Ministries' Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston; emcee Casey Curry Tariff: From $150; tables from $1,500 Contact: Lily Young, 713.533.4965, AUSTRALIAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GALA When: Saturday, January 30, 7 pm Where: Westin Memorial City Who: Chairs Kristen Aldrich, Heidi Leighty Note: Benefitting Project Joy and Hope; emcee Nick Hardcastle; catered by Jason Gould; black tie Tariff: $200; tables from $2,000 Contact: Rike Hass, 713.527.9688, BELIEVE IN MAGIC GALA When: Saturday, January 30, 7 pm Where: Bayou City Event Center Who: Chairs Bonnie Kelley Dienna, Susan Arnold Martin; honorees Joseph A. Blount Jr., Joanna and Brad Marks Note: Benefitting Camp for All; cocktails; seated dinner; entertainment The Experimentalist Gerard Senehi; black or white attire Tariff: Tables from $1,500 Contact: Belinda Munsell, 713.686.5666, SEVEN ACRES UNDER THE BIG TOP GALA When: Saturday, January 30, 7 pm Where: Westin Galleria Who: Chairs Sandy and Lucky Burke, Andrea and David Stein; honorary chairs Jeri and Marc Shapiro, Bruce Stein; honorees Karen and Buster Freedman Note: Benefitting residents of Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services; silent auction; seated dinner; dancing; Fiat 500 raffle Tariff: $375; tables from $3,750 Contact: Seth Malin, 713.778.5781, JUNIOR VOLUNTIRRS PRESENT STAYIN' ALIVE When: Saturday, January 30, 7 pm Where: House of Blues, Crossroads Room Who: Chairs Catherine Bradley, Helen McLaughlin, Kimberly Neihaus, Alixe Ryan Note: Benefitting TIRR Foundation Moran Camp Extreme, a wheelchair sports camp; cocktails; entertainment Le Freak Tariff: From $75; sponsorships from $1,000 Contact: Maudie Werlin, 713.877.0489, FEBRUARY HOUSTON GRAND OPERA CONCERT OF ARIAS When: Thursday, February 4, 6 pm Where: Wortham Theater Center Who: Chairs Cynthia and Anthony Petrello; honorees Pat and Daniel Breen Note: Champagne reception; Eleanor McCollum competition for young singers; seated dinner by Jackson and Company; decor by The Events Company; black tie Tariff: $600; tables from $6,000 Contact: Clare Green, 713.546.0277, specialevents@, houstongrandopera. org/concertofarias YOUNG LIFE GALA: 75TH BIRTHDAY PARTY When: Thursday, February 4, 6 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Sherry and Jim Smith; honorary chairs Kim and Chuck Watson Note: Benefitting Young Life Multicultural Ministry; guest speaker Lee Strobel Tariff: Tables from $3,000 Contact: Stephanie Hill, 713.464.8117, MEMORIAL PARK CONSERVANCY'S GREEN GALA When: Thursday, February 4, 6:30 pm Where: Running Trails Center in Memorial Park Continued on page 32 JACOB POWER Alley Theatre Grand Reopening

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