Charitable Events: April 2013
4 Thursday through 15 Monday
17th Annual Mandell Jewish Community Center Hartford Jewish Film Festival
Benefits: Mandell Jewish Community Center Cultural Arts Programs
Multiple cinema venues. Show times and prices vary. 860-231-6369, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Connecticut Humane Society's Faux Fur Ball
Benefits: Connecticut Humane Society
This event includes a dinner buffet, cash bar, entertainment, prize drawings, live auction, dancing and more. Groton Inn and Suites, 99 Gold Star Hwy, Groton. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. $45 per person or $85 per couple. 860-594-4502 x6307, email@example.com.
‘For Better and ForWorse’ Italian Wedding Comedy
Benefits: Farmington Valley Visitor’s Association
Now in its 16th year, an audience participation dinner theater show by Aspen Dream Productions, Connecticut’s longest-running dinner theater company. Written, produced and directed by Janice Luise-Lutkus of Burlington. Farmington Gardens, 999 Farmington Ave., Farmington. $75 per person. 860-676-8878, www.fvva.com.
Fight for Air Climb at Cityplace
Benefits: American Lung Association of the Northeast
On Saturday, April 6, hundreds will climb to the top of Cityplace I in downtown Hartford to raise money for the American Lung Association of the Northeast. 8 a.m. registration/9 a.m. first climber starts. hartfordclimb@LungNE.org.
CT Walks For Haiti
Benefits: Charities working in Haiti
147 Pleasant St.,West Hartford. 10:30 registration; walk is from noon to 2 p.m.. Free-will donation. 860-803-6270, www.ctwalksforhaiti.org.
Marrakech, 2nd Annual 5K Walk/Run
Benefits: Marrakech Inc.
Farmington Canal Line. 480 Sherman Avenue, Hamden. 12:30pm. $30. firstname.lastname@example.org
Flavors of Connecticut 2013
Benefits: American Liver Foundation
Aqua Turf Club, 556Mulberry St., Plantsville. 203-234-2022, email@example.com.
33rd Annual Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame
Benefits: Junior Achievement of Southwest New England
Laureates: Howard L. Carver, retired managing partner, Ernst and Young LLP; Cheryl A. Chase, executive vice president, principal and general counsel, Chase Enterprises, Inc.; John F. Lundgren, president and chief executive officer, Stanley Black and Decker, Inc. 6p.m. The Hartford Marriott Downtown, 200 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. 860-525-4510 x230, firstname.lastname@example.org.
8th Annual Taste of Wethersfield
Benefits: Wethersfield Historical Society
Enjoy the best of Wethersfield. Food, drink, live music and a silent auction. Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main St., Wethersfield. 7 p.m. $30-$50. 860-529-7161, email@example.com.
The Arc of Southington Annual Dinner Dance
Benefits: Advocacy and social services programs
The Arc of Southington will be holding its annual dinner dance on April 13 from 6 p.m.-midnight at Hawk's Landing Country Club, Southington. The event includes sit down dinner, open bar, dj, dancing, silent auction/raffles. Tickets are $75 pp. For information please call 860-628-9220 x100.