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January 2017 - Houston

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Note: Silent auction of landscape painting by artist Harold Joiner; trivia competition Tariff: $250; tables $2,500 Contact: Holly Thorson, 713.524.7330, holly@ MARCH FRANCE PAVILION When: Thursday, March 2, VIP opening 7 – 9 pm; Friday – Sunday, March 3 – 5, 10 am – 7 pm Where: Winter St. Studios Who: French Consul General Sujiro Seam and wife Jane Ren; guest artist Mr. D (Sebastien Boileau) Note: Curated exhibition of French contemporary art; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: Exhibition gratis; events ticketed (VIP Opening $150; March 3, Nuit du Champagne $70 Contact: DRESS FOR DINNER AT NEIMAN MARCUS When: Thursday, March 2, 6:30 pm Where: Neiman Marcus Who: Chairs Tammie Johnson, Brittney Randolph Note: Benefitting Recipe for Success Foundation; cocktails; fashion show with PA to be announced; VIP dinner with designer; auction of Bennie Flores Ansell's Manolo Blahnik Picnic Collection, created for Dinner at Eight napkin series Tariff: From $75; reserved fashion-show seats $199; VIP front-row fashion-show seats and dinner $500 Contact: Stephanie Hill, 713.520.0443, CHILDREN AT RISK SPRING PARTY When: Friday, March 3, 6:30 pm Where: Midtown Arts & Theatre Center Houston, 3400 Main Street Note: Cocktails, seafood bites prepared by some of Houston's best chefs; mingle in new outdoor atmosphere; entertainment by Main Street Theater Tariff: From $350; sponsorships from $3,500 Contact: Charlotte Fostey, 713.869.7740, CORNERSTONE DINNER When: Friday, March 3, 7 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Penny and Fred Jones, Diane and Charles Ofner; honoree Gerald D. Hines Note: Benefitting Preservation Houston; presentation of President's Award to Gerald D. Hines as the Builder of Houston's Future Tariff: From $350; tables from $3,500 Contact: David Bush, 713.510.3990, contact@ TIGER BALL: MAGNIFICENT INDIA When: Friday, March 3, 7 pm Where: Asia Society Texas Center Who: Co-chairs Gina and Devinder Bhatia, Marie and Vijay Goradia, Angela and Chowdary Yalamanchili; honorary co-chairs Renu and Suresh Khator, Raj and Jugal Melani, Nalani and Virendra Mathur, Nidhika and Pershant Mehta; honorees Sushila and Durga Agrawal Note: Benefitting Asia Society; seated dinner City Kitchen; media sponsor PaperCity; black tie or national dress Tariff: From $500; tables from $10,000 Contact: Cori Capetillo, 713.496.9917, HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE GALA: THE BIG BANG BALL When: Saturday, March 4, 6:30 pm Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science Who: Chairs Shawn Stephens and Jim Jordan, Kelli and John Weinzierl Note: Seated dinner City Kitchen; silent auction; entertainment Infinite Groove; black tie Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Emily Brents, 713.639.4729, LATIN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE GALA When: Saturday, March 4, 7 pm Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Who: Chair Mary Lile; honoree Ella Fontanals- Cisneros Note: Biennial ball raising funds for MFAH Latin American department, focusing on Cuba and the upcoming "Adios Utopia" exhibition; seated dinner; live and silent auctions; exhibition viewing; black tie Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: 713.639.7572, CHILDREN'S SCHOLARSHIP BALL When: Saturday March 4, 7:30 pm Where: Royal Sonesta Who: Chairs Abby Ackerman, Erika Kaufman; honorary chairs Eve and Bobby Lapin, Lisa Helfman; honorees Lauren and Jeremy Blachman, Scott McClelland Note: Benefitting Irvin Kaplan Children's Scholarship Fund at Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center; seated dinner; silent and online auction; entertainment Password; black tie Tariff: From $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Michelle Frankfort, 713.551.7230, mfrankfort@ HOUSTON SYMPHONY CHILDREN'S FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON When: Sunday, March 5, 11 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chair Saula Valente Note: Toddlers and teens runway show; instrument petting zoo; arts and crafts; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: Adults $150, children $75; tables from $1,500 Contact:713.337.8585, specialevents@, RISING STRONG SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, March 7, 11:30 am Where: JW Marriott Who: Chairs Trini Mendenhall, Karen Winston; honorary chair Tiffany Smith; honorees Terry Huffington, Elizabeth McIngvale Note: Benefitting University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work programs; keynote speaker Brené Brown Tariff: From $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Connie Loyd, 713.743.3599, clloyd2@, HATS OFF TO MOTHERS LUNCHEON When: Wednesday, March 8, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Patty Dominguez, Patty Herrera, Christine Falgout, Jo Lynn Falgout, Kimberly Falgout Note: Benefitting Easter Seals Greater Houston; seated luncheon; Neiman Marcus fashion show 69 SPRING 2017 DATEBOOK (continued on page 70) David Caceres PRISCILLA DICKSON

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