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Charity Gala Black Tie Event There's a long-standing Minnesota tradition of enthusiastically supporting charities, fellowships, and community organizations. Neighbors Resource is pleased to present this calendar of upcoming charity galas and events in the Twin Cities area of Minneapolis and St. Paul that we invite you to support. So break out his black tie and her most festive frock and join in!

Note: All Dates, Times and Locations are Subject to Change. Please click on the charity event title to visit the event website or contact the event host to confirm the date, time and ticket information.

March 2018

The Arc Gala
March 3
The Arc Twin Cities' annual fundraiser for community support programs.
Shoot For The Moon
March 10
Mary Moon Foundation annual fundraising event to help finance art supplies, toys and games for critically ill children and their families. Unlimited-ride all day tickets to Nikelodeon Universe and silent auction.
Ave Maria Academy Gala
March 10
"A Night Among The Stars". Ave Maria Academy Anniversary Celebration, with silent and live auction. Call: 612-238-4444.
Sparks the Arts: Movers and Shakers
March 15
Main Street School of Performing Arts fundraiser. Cocktail attire, heavy appitizers by Crave Catering, signature cocktails and silent auction.
Ghana's 60th Independence Celebration
March 17
An evening of food, drinks and dancing.
Bridgewater Bank Luck o' the Lake 5K
March 17
1 Mile race for kids, 5K run for adults. Chamber of Commerce fundraiser for community events.
Women in Business Gala 2017
March 23
A night featuring a jazz band, live entertainment, appetizers, silent auction, raffle and photo booth.
Alexandra House Hope Gala
March 24
Alexandra House Tournament, at Leopold's Mississippi Gardens. Call: 763-656-1368.

April 2018

Style Edina
April 7
Champagne brunch and fashion show. Sponsored by Explore Edina.
Cradle of Hope Spring for Life Gala
April 7
Dinner, Irish dancing, auction and raffle. Cradle of Hope fundraiser.
West Lutheran HS Gala
April 7
West Lutheran High School fundraiser. Captain's diner, along with fun games and exciting events.
Have a Heart Benefit
April 14
Annual fundraiser to send amazing kids with heart disease to Camp Odayin. Evening of entertainment, dinning and dancing at the Hyatt Regency in Bloomington.
Children's Surgery Annual Gala
April 14
Beyond Smiles Bash: Children's Surgery International annual fundraiser at the Minneapolis Event Centers at Historic St. Anthony Main.
Girls, Glamour & Giving
April 19
An evening of fashion, food, friends and fun including unique vendors, appetizers, celebrity purse wall, sit-down dinner, fashion show and program.
Big Night 2018 Gala
April 19
Big night of music, comedy and delicious food. All in the name of mentoring. Presented by Big Brothers and Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities.
Annual TwinWest Gala
April 20
The TwinWest Gala is the west metro's business networking event of the year! Nearly 450 guests will enjoy an evening of great food, fun dance music, live and silent auctions, and wonderful company! This year's event will be held at Target Field. Proceeds from this event benefit TwinWest Chamber of Commerce initiatives and the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Foundation scholarship fund.
Marcy Open School Arts Gala
April 21
The Marcy Arts Gala is a fantastic event to experience! The Gala's live and silent auctions include more than 200 pieces of original art from local and national artists.
Star Gala
April 21
A special evening benefiting Children's Hospital of Minnesota. With silent and live auctions, stories from physicians and patients, fund-a-need and live entertainment, it truly will be a night to remember.
Run The Valley 5k/10k
April 21
Fundraiser for the Golden Valley Human Services Fund.
Ordway Spring Fete
April 21
Cocktails and a moveable feast of gourmet French cusine, silent auction and music. Black tie fundraiser to sponsor students to visit The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.
People Serving People Annual Gala
April 21
People Serving People Annual Gala at the Hilton downtown Minneapolis. Enjoy passed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, fun games, silent and live auctions, wine with dinner, and fund a need in support of families experiencing homelessness. Call:612-332-4500.
Art in Bloom
April 26-29
Annual fundraiser for the Minneapolis Institute of Art. A 4-day festival of fresh floral designs and fine art.
Best of the Twin Cities Party
April 26
Pose on the red carpet, sip craft cocktails, wine and beer offerings. Food samples from best of award-winning restaurants. DJ and prince-endorsed tribute band. Presented by City Pages.
Black Hearts Ball
April 27
Black and white formal engagement and fashion event. Fundraiser for the American Swedish Institute.
Eden Prairie Gives Gala
April 28
Live auction, music and appitizers. Fundraiser for the Eden Prairie Foundation.
Groves Academy Scholorship Gala
April 28
Annual fundraising dinner. 6PM at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis. Call: 952-915-4255.
Walk On Waconia
April 28
10K run/walk charity fundraiser for United Food Shelf.
Urban Arts Academy Gala
April 28
American Cancer Society fundraiser sponsored by The Urban Arts Academy. Held at the St. Mary's Lake Calhoun Event Center.

This page was last updated on March 19, 2018

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