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Dallas Zoo Fundraiser Returns To The Wild

Slated for Saturday, November 6, 2021, and once hosted at the Dallas Zoo, Return To The Wild: Zoo To Do 2021will seean anticipated 450 guests and patrons will stroll through the award-winning Giants of the Savanna habitat, sample exquisite dishes from more than a dozen of Dallas’s premier chefs and restaurants, and enjoy up-close interactive animal demonstrations and musical entertainment. Following dinner, guests will move to the Wilds of Africa Plaza for a live auction featuring rare Zoo experiences, travel and more! Finally, partygoers will dance the night away to music from Manhattan.

On Tuesday, July 20, supporters of the Dallas Zoo gathered at POP! by Snowday inside the Galleria Dallas where the Zoo revealed details for this year’s exciting Zoo To Do fundraising event. Servers wandered through the crowd with bites, while guests enjoyed watching the elephants stroll through the Giants of the Savanna habitat and got up-close and personal with several of the Zoo’s Animal Adventures Outreach ambassador animals including a Eurasian eagle owl, a radiated tortoise, and a friendly pair of flamingos. 

Lois Finkelman, Board of Directors Chair for the Dallas Zoo welcomed everyone, then announced Robyn and Chris Chauvin as this year’s Event Chairs for the 30th Anniversary  Zoo To Do event. Lois then handed the floor to Rhealyn Carter, Vice President of Advancement at Dallas Zoo who reminded guests that for the past thirty years, Zoo To Do has been the signature fundraiser for Zoo raising over $17 million to support the Zoo’s mission of Engaging People & Saving Wildlife.

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Kettle Art Annual Fundraiser February 3rd

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For the Love of Kettle is one of the most highly anticipated events of our year. This One-Night-Only, annual fundraiser keeps Kettle Art Gallery operating in the black, allowing them 51 weeks a year of eclectic, North Texas based, cultural programming. Over one hundred and fifty, 9 x 12 works will be available for just $50.00 each, created by artists that exhibit & support this gallery. There are no previews or pre-sales available to anyone, so arrive early for your place in line. The doors open at Saturday February 3, 2018 at 7:00pm. Continue reading

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Coal Vines Hosting Fundraiser For Fallen Officers July 7th

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July 7, 2016 was a tragic day in Dallas history, when five of the city’s finest were fatally gunned down during an ambush. Seven additional police officers and two civilians were also wounded in the attack.

To honor the memory of the fallen, Dallas restaurateur and retired NYC police offer Joseph Palladino is hosting a fundraiser at Coal Vines in Uptown.  Continue reading

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Buy Your Tickets Now For A Dame Good Party March 5th

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Formerly known as Raiser Grazer, a Dame Good Party featuring approximately 35 food and beverage stations from some of North Texas’ top female chefs, restaurateurs, sommeliers, farmers, artisanal cheese and spirits makers, pastry chefs and mixologists takes place March 5, 2017.  Continue reading

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Captain Hope’s Kids Chili Cook-Off Was A Bit Unusual

by Steven Doyle

Since 1994 Captain Hope’s Kids has been meeting the needs of homeless children in critical need of basic necessities. On any given night in North Texas, more than 1,100 children will fall asleep in homeless and domestic violence shelters. Sixty-six percent will be under the age of nine and thirty-one percent are infants and toddlers under the age three years.

Earlier this week I was honored to judge a chili cook-off that benefitted Captain Hope. I judge many of these types of functions and was expecting this event to be pretty much the same as any other. I was in for a bit of a surprise.    Continue reading

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Local Greyhounds Need Your Help

by Jerry Stewart

The Greyhound Adoption League of Texas and Maximo Cocina Mexicana and Margarita Lounge pair-up for a premium tequila tasting on the patio, June 14 from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Guests enjoy an extraordinary tasting of the finest tequilas paired with hors d’ oeuvres from Chef Amador Mora and the Maximo kitchen. To be held on the pet-friendly patio, leashed dogs of any breed are welcome to join their human companions.    Continue reading

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