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SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS' 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA CELEBRATION When: Saturday, April 1, 7 pm Where: Wortham Theater Center Who: Co-chairs Stephany Olsen LeGrand and Curt Karges, Janet and Bill Swanstrom Note: Seated dinner; silent auction; entertainment Skyrocket!; black tie Tariff: From $600; tables $6,000 Contact: Lena Khattab, 713.632.8103, BAYOU BEND GARDEN PARTY When: Sunday, April 2, 6:30 pm Where: Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens Note: Cocktails; seated dinner; dancing Tariff: $750; tables from $7,500 Contact: 713.639.7572, bayoubendgardenparty@ THE JUNG CENTER 31ST ANNUAL SPRING BENEFIT When: Tuesday, April 4, 6:30 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Melanie Gray and Mark Wawro, Carolyn and Oliver Rodz; honorary chairs Drs. Beth and Stuart Yudofsky; honoree Maureen Hackett Note: Speaker Delia Ephron, co-writer of You've Got Mail and associate producer of Sleepless in Seattle, on navigating life's absurdities, obsessions, and hardships Tariff: From $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Connie Gooden, 713.524.8253, ext. 19, YOUNG AUDIENCES OF HOUSTON GALA: FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD When: Wednesday, April 5, 6 pm Where: Junior League of Houston Who: Chairs Cary Jordan and Brian E. Simmons, Cass and Scott McNinch; honorees Richard Carranza, Robert Lynch Note: Live auction; wine pull Tariff: From $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Katy Cartland, 713.520.9267, HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE GALA When: Thursday, April 6, 7 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Honorary chairs Phoebe and Bobby Tudor; honoree Minnette Boesel Note: Cocktails; seated dinner; headliner Audra McDonald Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: kate@haatx. com, 713.581.6118, THE PARTNERSHIP FOR BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE'S CAFÉ SOCIETY SOIRÉE When: Friday, April 7, 6 pm Where: The Briar Club Who: Chairs Cora Sue and Harry Mach; honoree C. Kent Osborne, M.D. Note: Benefitting Dan L Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine; cocktails; seated dinner; big-board auction; cocktail or Gilded Age glam attire Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: 713.798.5460, BLUE BIRD CIRCLE GALA: AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER When: Friday, April 7, 6:30 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Laura Kent, Terry Agris Note: Seated dinner; live auction; concert by Lyle Lovett; black tie Tariff: $500; tables from $3,000 Contact: Laura Kent, 713.545.5755, SAVOR THE HOPE GALA When: Friday, April 7, 6:30 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Honoree Kendra Scott Note: Benefitting Devereux Texas; cocktails; seated dinner Tariff: Sponsorships from $1,000 Contact: Joni Robertson, 281.316.5423,, ARBORETUM ALFRESCO GALA When: Friday, April 7, 7 pm Where: Private venue Who: Chairs Kitty and Lex Hochner, Leigh and Chris Joseph Note: Benefitting Houston Arboretum & Nature Center; seated dinner; dancing under the stars to The Doppelgangers; performances by ballroom dancers; silent auction Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Katie Campbell, 713.366.0372, kcampbell@houston CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM HOUSTON GALA AND ART AUCTION When: Friday, April 7, 7 pm Where: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Who: Chairs Ceron and Todd Fiscus, Kathryn and Colby Swain Note: Live and silent auctions of contemporary art; cocktails; seated dinner; media sponsor PaperCity; black tie Tariff: From $ 1,000; tables from $10,000 Contact: Beth Pere, 713.284.8260, HOUSTON AREA WOMEN'S CENTER 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION When: Friday, April 7, 7 pm Where: Marriott Marquis Who: Chairs to be determined Note: Seated dinner; silent auction Tariff: Table $6,000 Contact: Chynna DeHoyos, 713.528.6798, ext. 2230, HOUSTON ART CAR PARADE VIPIT PARTY When: Saturday, April 8, noon Where: City Hall/Hermann Square, Downtown Who: Chairs Tracy Levit Larner and Glen Larner Note: Benefitting Orange Show Center for Visionary Art; shaded bleacher seating; adult beverages, bites; children's activities Tariff: Adult $150, children (12 and under) $25; Art Car Angels $1,750; Art Car Star tents $4,500 Contact: Elaine Dillard, 713.926.6368, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE CROSSROADS GALA When: Saturday, April 8, 6:30 pm Where: The Briar Club Who: Emcee Melinda Spaulding Note: Benefitting 72 SPRING 2017 DATEBOOK (continued from page 71) Orchestrating cocktails at Van Cleef & Arpels with Houston Ballet at Maison Thrash FULTON DAVENPORT

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