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April 2, 2014

Save the Dates for April

Benefits, Galas and Fundraisers

3 Benefiting mobile health outreach to underserved women in Fort Worth and beyond, the Puttin’ on the Pink Fashion Luncheon will be 10:30 a.m. at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Tickets: $100; sponsorships: $1,500-$25,000. 682-236-5249,

3 The University of Texas at Arlington hosts the 2014 Studio Event and Art Auction. Benefiting scholarships in the College of Liberal Arts department of art and art history, the event includes studio demonstrations of sculpture, photography and other mediums, plus silent and live auctions and refreshments. Tickets: $100. 817-272-5300,

4 The Colleyville Woman’s Club presents Lunch With the Girlz Fashion Benefit and Luncheon at the Hurst Conference Center. Tickets: $75-$150; tables: $600-$1,800. 817-358-1805,

8 The Child Study Center celebrates its 12th annual Party on the Patio at 5:30 p.m. at Joe T. Garcia’s. Tickets: $150-$500. Tables: $2,000-$10,000. Sponsorships: $8,000-$15,000. 817-390-2807,

10 St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital hosts its inaugural Boots, Bags and Bling for St. Jude luncheon at Colonial Country Club. Tickets: $150; tables: $1,500; sponsorships: $1,000-$15,000. 972-594-8080, .

10 Benefiting SafeHaven of Tarrant County, the Legacy of Men Awards Dinner takes place at 6 p.m. at Ridglea Country Club. Guest speaker is Dan Reeves. Tickets: $125. Tables: $1,500. Sponsorships: $2,500-$10,000. 817-535-6462,

10 The Opening Doors Dinner and Silent Auction, benefiting MHMR of Tarrant County, is 6-9 p.m. at Joe T. Garcia’s. Tickets: $100. Sponsorships: $1,500-$7,500. 817-569-4503,

11 The Junior League of Arlington presents the 12th annual Tee It Up for Charity Golf Tournament at Walnut Creek Country Club. It includes dinner and a concert by the Spazmatics. Cost: $185 per player, $740 per team. Tickets to the dinner and concert are $35. 817-277-9481,

17 Benefiting Cuisine for Healing, the fifth annual Survivors in Style takes place 6-8:30 p.m. at the Cendera Center. Tickets: $55. Tables: $400. Sponsorships: $1,250-$5,000. 817-921-2377,

17 The American Diabetes Association hosts its 17th annual A Tribute to Champions at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Tickets: $250-$750. Tables: $1,750. Sponsorships: $2,500-$50,000. 214-616-3868,

19 The Henry House Foundation hosts its second annual Texas Hold ’Em poker tournament benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The all-day event is at the Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. in Fort Worth. Tournament entry, $400; nonplayers, $100; table sponsorships, $500. 817-263-3290,

21 The 2014 Blossoms in the Rough Golf Tournament, benefiting the Gladney Center for Adoption, is 11 a.m. at Mira Vista Country Club. Cost: $200 for individual golfers; teams: $1,500-$5,000. 817-922-6000,

22 Fiesta de Oro, benefiting Lena Pope Home Inc., begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Fiesta Gardens at Joe T. Garcia’s. Tickets: $200; sponsorships: $2,000-$7,500. Golden Ticket raffle tickets: $100. 817-255-2616,

23 Camp Fire First Texas’ annual El Tesoro de la Vida Benefit Dinner is 6-8:30 p.m. at the Cendera Center in Fort Worth. The event, which includes a silent and live auction, is free. Contributions to the camp’s scholarship fund are encouraged. 817-831-2111, ext. 160,

24 CASA of Tarrant County’s annual Judge Scott Moore Awards Dinner takes place at 6:15 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Worthington Hotel. Tickets: $150. Sponsorships: $2,000-$10,000. 817-877-5891,

25 Theatre Arlington hosts its annual benefit gala at 7 p.m. at Rolling Hills Country Club. It includes dinner, live entertainment and a luxury auction. Tickets: $100. 817-261-9628,

25 The second annual It’s In the Bag! Lunch and Auction, benefiting The Ladder Alliance, is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Ashton Depot. Tickets: $100; sponsorships: $500-$3,000. 817-834-2100,

26 Benefiting the American Cancer Society, the 21st annual Cowtown Ball takes place at 7 p.m. at La Paloma Ranch. The event, themed Derricks & Diamonds, includes a VIP pre-party, dinner, multiple auctions and the music of Tracy Lawrence. Tickets: $250. Tables: $3,000. 817-570-0618,

26 The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History throws its annual Mad Scientist Ball at 7 p.m. inside the American Aero Hangar at Meacham Field. The evening includes cocktails, activities, dinner and entertainment. Tickets: $125-$1,000. Tables: $5,000-$50,000. 817-255-9300,

Museum Events

4 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth hosts its First Friday at the Modern program 5-8 p.m. The event includes live music by 3 if by Sea and a signature cocktail, Twister. There will be a guided gallery tour at 6:30 p.m. Free with gallery admission. $4-$10. 817-738-9215,

17 National Museum of American History-Smithsonian Institution curator Dwight Bowers stops by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History to take part in the Celebrity Lecture Series. Bowers will discuss the institution’s most famous entertainment collections. $10-$12. 817-255-9300,


3The Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society presents Vida Guitar Quartet at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. $35. 817-498-0363;

3-6 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs Handel’s regal Royal Fireworks Music and Water Music. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas. $27-$131. 214-692-0203,

4-6 In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, vocal quintet Five By Design joins the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for the concert “Radio Days: A Salute to the Troops.” $27-$85. 817-665-6000,

5 Part of the Cliburn Concerts series, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon comes to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $25. 817-212-4280,

6 Schola Cantorum of Texas presents a concert, “Cathedral Echoes.” Free. 817-485-2500,

10 Singer-songwriter Ben Folds performs with the Dallas Pops at the AT&T Performing Art Center’s Strauss Square. $50-$88. 214-880-0202,

11-12 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is joined by Cirque de la Symphonie for a concert experience that includes music and high-flying acrobatics. $49-$244. 214-692-0203,

11 Schola Cantorum of Texas comes to the Kimbell Art Museum for a concert by composers whose works are related to pieces hanging in the museum’s permanent collection. $5-$20. 817-485-2500,

11 The Dallas Opera’s 7:30 p.m. performance of The Barber of Seville will be simulcast for free (with free parking) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. For reservations, visit

17 Oboist Nicholas Arbolino joins Symphony Arlington for a special concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Music Hall. $15-$45. 817-385-0484,

20 Forte, an opera trio that found success on TV’s America’s Got Talent, performs at 7:30 p.m. at Bass Hall. $30-$75; VIP $100, includes reception at 6 p.m. 817-731-0726;

29 The new Cliburn Sessions series welcomes Time for Three string trio at the Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge, Fort Worth. $20. 817-738-6536;


3 Stage West presents Orlando, based on the Virginia Woolf novel, through May 4. $15-$32. 817-784-9378,

4-5 TITAS continues its season with two performances by Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at Dallas City Performance Hall. $55-$75. 214-880-0202,

4-12 DVA Productions opens its 2014 season with a tribute to Sam Cooke, Soul of Sam. Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s Sanders Theatre. $15-$25.

10 Amphibian Stage Productions, in association with Theatre TCU, presents Brooke Berman’s Hunting and Gathering through May 4. $15-$30. 817-923-3012,

8-13 Part of the Broadway at the Bass series, Stomp comes to Bass Hall for a weeklong engagement. $38.50-$104.50. 817-212-4280,

11-27 Artes de la Rosa presents David Saar’s drama The Yellow Boat at the Rose Marine Theater, Fort Worth. $10-$25. 817-624-8333.

12-13 Ballet Frontier of Texas performs Stravinsky’s Firebird at Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s Scott Theatre. $20. 817-852-6887;

15-27 Dallas Summer Musicals presents the tour of Evita at Music Hall at Fair Park, Dallas. $20-$90. 800-745-3000;

15-27 Disney’s Beauty and the Beast opens at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. $30-$150. 214-880-0202,

18 Artisan Center Theater debuts a production of Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers through May 10. $7-$18. 817-284-1200,

18 The Stolen Shakespeare Guild does Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s Sanders Theatre. Through May 4. $15-$18. 866-811-4111;

25 Casa Mañana brings to life a musical adaptation of Peter Pan through May 11. $13-$33. 817-332-2272,


2-3 Amphibian Stage Productions presents two broadcasts of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $10-$18. 817-923-3012,

4 In conjunction with the special exhibition “Samurai: Armor From the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection,” the Lone Star Film Society and the Kimbell Art Museum screen The Life of Oharu at 6 p.m. $5-$7. 817-924-6000,

4-6 Part of the Magnolia at the Modern film series, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will screen The Lunchbox. $6-$9 (noon show is half price). 817-738-9215,

11-13 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth continues its Magnolia at the Modern film series with the French film On My Way. $6-$9 (noon show is half price). 817-738-9215,

Coming in May

1 Circle Theatre opens its production of Sharr White’s The Other Place. $10-$35. 817-877-3040,

1-4 The annual Mayfest brings back kids’ activities, music and family fun. Trinity Park, Fort Worth. $5-$8.

2 In support of A Wish with Wings, the 2014 Butterfly Wishes takes place at 6:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel. Tickets: $250. Sponsorships: $2,500-$10,000. 817-469-9474,

3 The North Texas chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation hosts its Texas Rose Round-up 6-11 p.m. at RR Mingus Lake Ranch. Attire is outdoor country chic. Must be 18 or older to attend. Tickets: $250. Sponsorships: $1,500-$25,000. 817-249-7744,

3 Celebrating 40 years of giving back, Meals On Wheels Inc. of Tarrant County hosts its 40th Anniversary Gala at the Hilton Fort Worth. Tickets: $200; sponsorships: $2,000-$20,000. 817-258-6414, http://mealson

3 Benefiting LeukemiaTexas research and patient aid, the 11th annual Beat Leukemia Ball takes place at 6:30 p.m. at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. Tickets: $250; sponsorships: $3,000. 214-265-7393,

4 The Colleyville Garden Club hosts its 2014 Promenade of five residential gardens, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Advance tickets: $12; day of event: $15. 817-358-4517,

4 Part of the Winspear Opera House Recital Series, violinist Itzhak Perlman performs in a solo concert at 3 p.m. $20-$100. 214-880-0202,

5 Jewel Charity hosts its annual Cook Children’s Charity Golf Classic & Celebration at the Colonial Country Club. Cost is $2,500 per player. 817-732-9333,

6 The Multicultural Alliance in Fort Worth will hold its annual awards dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel. This year’s honorees are Paul Dorman, Charles Hoffman and Diane Davis Gerber. Tickets: $100; Sponsorships: $3,000-$10,000. 817-332-3271;

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