Cocktails and craft beer, a delectable buffet, live music, and a very special silent auction will combine to give guests a lovely evening, but it’s the other experiences offered that make this party one of a kind.
The event is chock-full of enjoyment with a tasty luncheon by the Rolling Hills culinary staff and fabulous desserts generously donated by Sugar Bee Sweets along with a wine pull, silent auction, visiting with friends and, of course, the games. And there’s the added satisfaction that all proceeds from the day go help the homeless families at the Arlington Life Shelter.
A cornhole tournament and family fun day is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 23 at UT Arlington’s Maverick Stadium hosted by the Junior League of Arlington. The women’s organization hopes to set a mark recognized by Guinness World Records for the largest cornhole tournament in the world.
On Friday, a health and lifestyle event in Bedford, Empowering Seniors, has everything the older crowd needs. And for the youngsters, the After Dark in the Park festival opens Friday at River Legacy Parks in Arlington and runs through Sunday.
Hosting the occasion will be event steering committee chair Glen Sirles, who will team up with celebrity emcee and veteran newsman Scott Murray to walk the audience through an engaging review of how the powerhouse agency has formed strategic partnerships to make a measurable impact in the community and find solutions to problems.
The annual affair is a chance for members to reunite as they visit exhibits set up by the 17 departments of the club to choose which one fits their interests. The event is also the opportunity for members to purchase tickets for special events, pick up yearbooks, sign up for community service or join a Giving Circle for the club scholarship fund.
When it comes to chili, there are seemingly endless varieties to please just about every taste. And with fall in the air, there’s no better time to enjoy some exceptionally scrumptious homemade chili waiting to be tasted at the Fort Worth Junior Women’s Club annual chili cook-off from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Martin House Brewery, 220 S. Sylvania Ave. in Fort Worth.
Any party that invites guests to wear Texas chic and includes line dancing and listening to great country music while helping needy children gets my ticket money before you can say “cowboy boots.” The entire community can join in the Sept. 25 Texas-style Tribute to Love celebration hosted by the folks at Summer Santa as they commemorate 20 years of helping children in Northeast Tarrant County.
Dozens of local charities will soon host events to raise funds for local causes, and that means you will need to choose carefully where to put your support and skillfully fill your calendar with the event that strikes your fancy.
Outstanding volunteers from the area who have generously given will be honored at the Sept. 23 Shining Stars luncheon at the Hurst Conference Center. The elegant affair is now hosted by the Arts Council Northeast after being established and presented by the Arts League for 18 years.