The SoCal (Social Calendar!)
From black-tie galas to costumed 5Ks, these events will keep your social calendar full—and you feeling good
Cox Communications grants the USS Midway Museum $50,000
Saturday, October 19:
Fresh Starts Surgical Gifts will host its 28th annual gala Bootleggers Ball at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. The goal is to raise at least $200,000 to fund no-cost reconstructive surgery and healthcare services for kids with physical deformities.
Sunday, October 27:
At the Timken Museum of Art’s Orange & Black Soiree: Café Karrant (with singer Jonathan Karrant), there will be no auction or raise the paddle, just good food (Pamplemousse Grille and Veuve!) and entertainment. The goal is to raise money for the Museum’s art outreach programs and free admission. Tickets start at $500
Saturday, November 9:
The Crystal Ball Gala will benefit Casa de Amparo, whose mission is to treat and prevent child abuse and neglect. Held at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, the night will include a cocktail reception and dinner by Jeffrey Strauss of Pamplemousse Grille, plus dancing and a live and silent auction. “Help Casa Kids look into their own crystal ball and see a brighter future.”
Return to the days of big hair and legwarmers at the New Children's Museum’s Totally 80s Birthday Bash. Individual tickets start at $250. Proceeds help offset costs for about a quarter of the museum’s guests.
Saturday, November 16:
Overcoming Odds and local organizations will host the Flourishing Beyond Your Circumstances conference at the San Diego Central Library to highlight 150 San Diegans who have overcome unique life circumstances.
The 7th Annual Padres Pedal the Cause at Petco Park will bring together more than 3,500 cancer survivors and supporters to walk, run, cycle, or spin to raise money for cancer research. Registration fees and fundraising minimums vary by activity.