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September 2017 - Houston

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Note: Evening of jazz, fund- raising, and awareness of cancers that hit below the belt; live auction; raffle of Kelly Gale Amen art bench; performance by Kellye Gray Tariff: $125; first-row seating with CD and goody bag $250 Contact: Kelly Gale Amen, 713.206.5346, info@ OCTOBER LEGACY COMMUNITY HEALTH 15TH ANNUAL LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, October 3, 11:30 am Where: Wortham Center Who: Co-chairs Melissa Mithoff, Katherine Murphy, Elizabeth Petersen; honorees Shannon Hall, Marcus Sloan Note: Benefitting H-E-B Little Readers Fund Tariff: Tables from $3,000 Contact: Chloe Rushing, 832.200.7150, events@ PRETTY IN PINK When: Wednesday, October 4, 2 pm Where: Back Row Home Note: Shopping party benefitting Bobetta C. Lindig Breast Care Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City; light bites Tariff: Gratis Contact: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON OSCAR DE LA RENTA FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON When: Thursday, October 5, noon Where: MFAH Cullinan Hall Note: Seated luncheon by City Kitchen; Tootsies runway show of Oscar de la Renta 2018 Resort; personal appearances by Oscar de la Renta designers Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia; special guest André Leon Talley Tariff: $500; sponsorships from $5,000 Contact: Megan Gallagher, 713.639.7572, FASHION X HOUSTON When: Thursday – Saturday, October 5 – 7, 6 pm Where: River Oaks District Who: Honorees Lindsey Love benefitting Dress For Success Houston (Thursday), Sippi Khurana benefitting KNOWAutism (Friday), Carolyn Farb benefitting Camp SAY (Saturday) Note: Al fresco runway shows with Houston-based and global designers; in- store events; pop-up shops Tariff: $75 Contact: 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF CHAMPIONS LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW When: Friday, October 6, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Scott Basinger, Elsie Eckert, Sidney Faust, Judi McGee; honorary chairs Jeff Bagwell, Mary Lou Retton Note: Runway of fall fashion from Dillard's and Saks Fifth Avenue, modeled by patients from Texas Children's Cancer Center and Community Champions Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Kelley Hernandez, 832.824.6917, champions@ MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON GRAND GALA BALL When: Friday, October 6, 7:30 pm Where: MFAH Law Building Who: Chairs Cherie and Jim Flores Note: Celebrating "The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta" exhibition; seated dinner by City Kitchen; dancing Tariff: From $750; tables from $10,000 Contact: 713.639.7572, A DISCUSSION BEYOND PARTY LINES: BRILLIANT LECTURE SERIES When: Tuesday, October 10, 7 pm Where: Jones Hall Note: Conversation with former secretaries of state Dr. Madeleine Albright and General Colin Powell Tariff: $45 Contact: SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: A TASTE OF SPA When: Wednesday, October 11, 7 pm Where: Jones Hall Who: Co-chairs Margaret and Brian Bravo, Crystal and Randy Wright; chef chair David Cordúa Note: Culinary creations from Houston restaurants; chef panel discussion Tariff: $150; tables from $2,500 Contact: Lena Khattab, 713.632.8103, THE BLUE BIRD CIRCLE FALL LUNCHEON WITH THE FONZ When: Thursday, October 12, 10:30 am Where: Houston Country Club Who: Chair Anna Hodges Note: Guest speaker Henry Winkler (The Fonz from Happy Days) Tariff: $150; tables from $1,500 Contact: bluebirdcircle@ FEED YOUR WILD LIFE CONSERVATION GALA: MADAGASCAR, LAND OF LEMURS When: Thursday, October 12, 6 pm Where: Houston Zoo Who: Chairs Mindy and Josh Davidson; honoree KPRC Channel 2 Note: Cocktails; seated dinner; live auction Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Ginger Moon, 713.533.6584, 19TH ANNUAL LAURA LEE BLANTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD DINNER When: Thursday, October 12, 6 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Sally and Bob Thomas, Lance Boudreaux Note: Benefitting Houston Hospice; seated dinner; awards presentation Tariff: $2,500 Contact: Cynthia Nordt, 713.677.7123, cnordt@ BOOK SIGNING WITH ARCHITECT BOBBY MCALPINE AT GREENWOOD KING THE LOBBY When: Thursday, October 12, 6:30 pm Where: Greenwood King The Lobby Who: McAlpine to speak and sign his new book, Poetry of Place: The New Architecture and Interiors of McAlpine Note: Cocktails; books for sale at event Tariff: Gratis but RSVP a must Contact: RSVP thelobby@ ART LEAGUE HOUSTON GALA: MYTH & SYMBOL When: Friday, October 13, 7 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Co-chairs Katharine Bowdoin Barthelme, Calia Alvarado Pettigrew; honorees Lynn Goode (Patron of the Year), Trenton Doyle Hancock (Texas Artist of the Year) Note: Cocktails; seated dinner; silent auction of works by Texas artists; award ceremony; DJ; dancing; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $350; tables from $3,000 Contact: 713.523.9530, 2017-gala CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON GALA: MIAMI VICE When: Saturday, October 14, 6:30 pm Where: The Corinthian Who: Chairs Gina and FALL 2017 DATEBOOK (continued from page 170) 172 (continued on page 174)

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