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S P R I N G 2 0 1 6 D A T E B O O K JANUARY | PAGE 36 | 2016 Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Bernadette Cashin, 713.940.3073, bernadette. SPIRIT OF SPRING LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW When: Wednesday, April 20, 11 am Where: The Royal Sonesta Who: Chairs Kelley Lubanko, Kelli Weinzierl; honoree Mark Wallace Note: Benefitting The Children's Assessment Center; guest speaker Marilyn Van Derbur; fashion show presented by Neiman Marcus Tariff: $200; tables from $2,500 Contact: Madelyn Perry, 713.986.3370, HEROES & HANDBAGS When: Thursday, April 21, 10 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chair Chay Taylor; honorary chairs Sally Flores, Mia Gradney Note: Benefitting Heroes for Children; brunch; one-of-a-kind handbag auction; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Lindsey Welch, 713.401.9930,; handbags A CELEBRATION OF READING When: Thursday, April 21, 6:30 pm Where: Hobby Center Who: Chairs Maria and Neil Bush; honorary chair Barbara Bush Note: Benefitting Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation; guest authors Jon Meacham, Brad Meltzer; seated dinner by Jackson and Company Tariff: Tables from $5,000 Contact: Carrie Eickenroht, 713.467.2812, GAME DAY GALA AND GOLF When: Friday, April 22, 11:30 am Where: Ecclesia, 1100 Elder St. Who: Chairs Ericka and Garrett Graham; host chairs Holly Smith Alvis and Austin Alvis Note: Benefitting Project 88 Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: 866.366.5274, BE AN ANGEL AWARDS When: Friday, April 22, 6 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chairs Charlie Bolden, Debbie and Roger Clemens, Dot Cunningham Note: Benefitting Be an Angel, which aids children with multiple disabilities or profound deafness; seated dinner, awards ceremony Tariff: $200; tables from $3,000 Contact: Katie Kasprzak, 281.219.3313, TUTS GALA: WHO DUNNIT? A MYSTERIOUS EVENING OF MUSIC AND MAYHEM When: Saturday, April 23, 6:30 pm Where: Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Who: Chairs Sandy and Randy Stilley Note: Benefitting Theatre Under the Stars education programs; cocktail reception; seated dinner; murder mystery theme Tariff: From $1,000; tables from $7,500 Contact: Katie White-Wisian, 713.558.2656 CANDLELIGHTERS LIGHTS OF COURAGE When: Tuesday, April 26, 10 am shopping; noon luncheon Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Jenna Jackson, Jess Rogers, Jenny Thompson, Elaine Turner Note: Benefitting Candlelighters childhood cancer crusade; shopping; speaker Dan Rather Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Lynn Wheeler, 713.270.4700, SAKS FIFTH AVENUE GRAND REOPENING When: Wednesday, April 27, 6:30 pm VIP reception, 7 pm cocktails and shopping Where: Saks Fifth Avenue's new home in the Galleria Who: Chairs Yvonne and Rufus Cormier, Isabel and Danny David, Courtney Hill Fertitta and Jason Fertitta, Janet Gurwitch, Claire Cormier Thielke and Rick Thielke Note: Benefitting MD Anderson and its 75th anniversary campaign; bites; designer PAs; first look at new flagship Tariff: From $250 Contact: Megan Curtin, 713.563.4043, SAKS FIFTH AVENUE RIBBON- CUTTING AND BIG REVEAL When: Thursday, April 28, 10 am Where: The new Saks Fifth Avenue, Galleria Who: Special designer PAs Note: First shopping at new Saks flagship; Cirque de Beauté, circus-inspired beauty offerings throughout Cosmetics Department; fashion surprises, animations, performances Tariff: Gratis Contact: 713.843.5710 AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH SINATRA'S ICONIC MUSIC When: Thursday, April 28, 7 pm Where: Hotel Zaza Who: Chairs Philamena Baird, Regina Garcia; honorary chair Trini Mendenhall; honoree Marc Melcher Note: Benefitting Houston Arts Alliance; entertainment Cary Hoffman of Broadway's My Sinatra Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Kate Yadan, 713.581.6118,, RAISING THE ROOF FOR CHINQUAPIN PREP When: Friday, April 28, 7 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Susan and Peter Boudreaux, Holly and Tom Forney Note: Benefitting Chinquapin Preparatory School; seated dinner; presentation by seniors Tariff: Tables from $2,500 Contact: 281.426.5551, RIENZI SPRING PARTY When: Thursday, April 28, 7:30 pm Where: Rienzi Who: Chairs Jana and John McHenry, Melanie and Mace Meeks, Chaille Strake Note: Benefitting Rienzi; poolside cocktails; buffet dinner; entertainment TBD Tariff: $200; packages from $1,500 Contact: 713.639.7523, CRAFTING A LEGACY SPRING LUNCHEON When: Friday, April 29, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs TBA; honoree Lucinda Loya Note: Benefitting Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and celebrating its first 15 years; silent auction; centerpiece artworks available for purchase; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: Tables from $1,500 Contact: 713.529.4848, EVENING IN THE PARK When: Friday, April 29, 6:30 pm Where: McGovern Centennial Gardens Who: Chairs Kristy and Chris Bradshaw, Kim and Dan Tutcher; honoree Tommy Lott Note: Benefitting Hermann Park Conservancy; garden walks; al fresco dinner; dancing under the stars Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: 713.524.5876, ext. 334, ONE ENCHANTED EVENING SPRING GALA When: Friday, April 29, 7 pm Where: Royal Sonesta Who: Chairs Beth Ann Dranguet, Amy and Joseph Grinstein; honorees Alicia and Shawn Raymond Note: Benefitting Houston Area Women's Center; entertainment Party on the Moon Tariff: $1,500; tables from $6,000 Contact: Linda Casey, 713.528.6798, TAKIN' IT TO THE STREETS GALA When: Saturday, April 30, 6:30 pm Where: Royal Sonesta Who: Chairs Judy and Chris Simon; honoree Nancy Kline Cogan (in memoriam) Note: Benefitting The Periwinkle Foundation Tariff: $1,000 sponsor couple; tables from $3,000 Contact: Alice Rohrman, 713.807.0191, arohrman@ CATTLE BARON'S BALL When: Saturday, April 30, 7 pm Where: George Ranch Historical Park, Richmond, Texas Who: Chairs Allison Flikerski, Lauren Maloy Note: Benefitting American Cancer Society; entertainment Eli Young Band; Texas chic attire Tariff: $700 per couple; bar top $3,500; tables from $5,000 Contact: 713.266.5831 UNICEF ART AUCTION When: Saturday, April 30, 7 pm Where: Deborah Colton Gallery Who: Chairs Dina Alsowayel, Rania Daniel, Veronique Prentice Note: Auction of works by artists from Syria, Lebanon and Iran; benefitting Syrian refugee children; catered by Table; sponsor Elizabeth Swift; entertainment American Voices, Syrian vocalist Radwan Ktesh, Syrian violinist Andrey Mukkaddasi Tariff: TBA Contact: Lisa Lagrone, THE GOOD BRICK TOUR When: Saturday – Sunday, April 30 – May 1, noon – 5 pm Where: Award-winning inner- loop historic homes Who: Chairs Peggy Hull, Kate McCormick Note: Honoring Good Brick Award recipients for excellence in historic preservation Tariff: $25 in advance; $30 at door Contact: David Bush, 713.510.3990, MAY BROOKWOOD BENEFIT LUNCH When: Tuesday, May 3, time TBA Where: Omni Houston Hotel, Galleria Who: Chairs Nancy and Steve Beasley, Melinda and Sam Stubbs; Stephanie and Brad Tucker; honorary chairs Doris and Terry Looper, Paula and Rusty Walter Notes: Benefitting Brookwood Community; guest speaker Governor Greg Abbott Tariff: $150; tables from $2,500 Contact: Travis Duncan, 281.375.2192, travisd@ DRESS FOR DINNER: THE FASHION GENE AWARDS When: Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 pm Where: Tootsies Who: Chair Carrie Colbert Note: Benefitting Recipe for Success Foundation; fashion show with stylish mothers and daughters; dinner at Tootsies with Mickey Rosmarin and Fady Armanious Tariff: $50 fashion show; $350 for fashion show and dinner Contact: Marisol Castro, 713.520.0443, GO RED FOR WOMEN LUNCHEON When: Friday, May 6, 11 am Where: Royal Sonesta Hotel Who: Campaign chair Denise Castillo Rhodes; luncheon chairs Leslie Fertitta, Amy Reeves Note: Benefitting American Heart Association; City Goes Red sponsor Texas Medical Center; red dress attire Tariff: $500; tables $5,000 Contact: Jessica Ansel,, NORA'S HOME GALA AT THE KENTUCKY DERBY When: Friday, May 6, 7 pm Where: Royal Sonesta Hotel Who: Chairs Brigitte and Bashar Kalai; honorees the Baldwin and Bono families Note: Benefitting Nora's Home for transplant patients and their families Tariff: Sponsorship couples $1,000; table from $2,500 Contact: Natalie Lencioni, GLASSELL SCHOOL OF ART BENEFIT AND AUCTION When: Friday, May 6, 7:30 pm Where: Texas Medical Center Accelerator (TMCx), John P. McGovern Campus Who: Chairs TBA Note: Benefitting Glassell School of Art; cocktails; buffet dinner; auction Tariff: From $500; tables from $10,000 Contact: 713.639.7523, VIRTUOSI GALA: LEGENDS OF THE FUTURE When: Saturday, May 7, 6 pm Where: Royal Sonesta Who: Chairmen Zarine and Meherwan Boyce; honorary chairmen Margaret Williams, Monzer Hourani; honoree Rich Little Note: Benefitting Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra for young musicians; menu designed by executive chef Peter Laufer; entertainment Rich Little; black tie Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Zarine Boyce, 713.807.0888, MEMORIAL HERMANN CIRCLE OF LIFE GALA When: Saturday, May 7, 7 pm Where: Hilton Americas Who: Chairs Susan Sarofim and Memorial Hermann Foundation Board members; honorary chairs Clarence P. Cazalot Jr., Walter Johnson, Jim R. Smith Note: Benefitting Memorial Hermann Life Flight; honoring the late Dr. James H. "Red" Duke Jr.; cocktail reception; dinner; dancing to Atlanta- based band Simply Irresistible; black tie Tariff: From $1,000; tables from $10,000 Contact: 713.242.4450, cathleen.fishel@ MEMORIAL PARK GOLF TOURNAMENT When: Tuesday, May 10, 1 pm Where: Memorial Park Golf Course Who: Chairs Russell Brown, Randall Grace Note: Benefitting Memorial Park Conservancy Tariff: Non-team sponsorships from $1,500; foursome sponsorships from $2,500 Contact: Anne Vance, 713.863.8403, avance@ THE MENNINGER ANNUAL SIGNATURE LUNCHEON When: Wednesday, May 11, 11:30 am Where: The Westin Galleria Who: Chairs Lela and Robin Gibbs; co-chairs Carol and Allen Lyons; honoree Robert C. Wilson III Note: Guest speaker football legend Ricky Williams, inter- viewed by ESPN's Chris Fowler Tariff: $150; tables from $3,000 Contact: Lauryn Sanford, 713.275.5360,; I AM WATERS FOUNDATION SUPERMODEL LUNCHEON When: Thursday, May 12, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs TBA; supermodel headliners TBA Note: Benefitting I Am Waters, hydrating the homeless JENNY ANTILL CLIFTON MFAH Grand Gala: Black & White Ball Continued on page 38

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