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charity events + galas
horsepower's 8th annual bowling fundraiser
Q Center | 1405 N. Fifth Avenue, St. Charles
DATE: Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 11a - 5p
PRICE: Non-Bowler - $20 | Children - $20 | Adults - $30 | Kids 3 and under - FREE
DETAILS: Bowling sign-in begins at 11:30am. You can choose to bowl between two time slots: 12p-2pm or 3pm-5pm. Student trophy ceremony is at 2pm, in-between sessions. Throughout the event there will be Cupcake Sales, Silent Auctions, Bucket Raffle, Wine Grab Table, Face Painting Table and 50/50 Raffle Sales.
casa Kane county's Light up the town gala
Various restaurants in downtown Geneva to provide safe distancing
DATE: Saturday March 6, 2021
DETAILS: This event provides much-needed funding for more than 600 abused and neglected children annually so they have the opportunity to thrive in the safety of a permanent home.
Find a cure for cancer scavenger hunt
Hotel Baker | 100 W. Main Street, St. Charles
DATE: Friday, March 13, 2020 from 6:00p - 10:00p
DETAILS: Join us for our annual scavenger hunt to benefit LivingWell Cancer Resource Center. Teams of 4, team costume, team name, comfy shoes and a cell phone are all that’s needed to make the night memorable. Your team will be given a guided list to navigate downtown St. Charles. Stores and restaurants will be expecting you! First team back with everything on the list, before the deadline, wins a prize. Prizes will also be awarded for best team spirit and costume.
TriCity Family Services’ Emerald City Gala
Q Center | 1405 N. 5th Ave., St. Charles
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 6:00p-11:00p
PRICE: Early Bird Ticket Pricing (until Jan. 31, 2020): $125/person | Regular Ticket Pricing (starting Feb. 1, 2020): $150/person
DETAILS: Join us for a festive evening with hors d’oeuvres, dinner, live and silent auctions, wine and whiskey pulls, and more. This year’s theme will honor the brains, the heart and the courage behind our mission of strengthening people and building community through the provision of quality, affordable mental health counseling.
Save-A-Joe Bowling for veterans
St. Charles Bowl | 2520 W. Main Street, St. Charles
DATE: Sunday, March 1, 2020 | 9:00a - 3:00p
PRICE: $20 per child, $40 per adult
DETAILS: Buy your tickets now! This event is coming up fast. Benefiting The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans. Everyone is welcome, kid friendly....For more information and to purchase tickets, Raffles, Sponsorships, 50/50, etc. click on the Ticket Link!
St. Charles WOmen's CLub's
Alibi Bar & Grill | 12 N. First Street, St. Charles
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020 | 6:30p - 11:00p
PRICE: $30 per ticket
DETAILS: Blue Lincolns and Latest Rumor will be playing live to benefit Lazarus House, Mutual Ground, 2 Local Scholarship Recipients. Live Music, Silent Auction, Raffles and much more...
Compete for BFEE
Downtown Batavia | Reception to Follow at Pal Joey's
DATE: Saturday,February 29, 2020
PRICE: $50 each | Must be purchased in teams of three or four
DETAILS: Batavia Foundation for Educational Excellence (BFEE) is hosting an exciting scavenger hunt through downtown Batavia followed by a reception at Pal Joey's Batavia. This community fundraiser is Saturday, February 29th, 2020, rain or shine. This is a fun-filled way to work with your team to raise money for BFEE. After all the action, relax at the reception and enjoy a dinner buffet, cash bar, raffle, silent auction, and service auction.
Geneva Park District's wine, cheese, and trees fundraiser
Stephen D. Persinger Rec Center | 3507 Kaneville Road, Geneva
DATE: Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 7:00p - 10:00p
PRICE: $15 - Admission WITHOUT tasting | $30 - Admission WITH tasting | $100 - 4 Admissions with 4 Tastings Each
DETAILS: Admission includes three wine pours or two craft beers, live music, artisan cheeses, and appetizers. Additional beverages are available at $5/ beverage after that. The event includes live auction, silent auction with proceeds going to re-plant trees in Geneva that have been lost to Emerald Ash Borer.
Geneva Women's Club Annual Bunco Tournament Fundraiser
Eagle Brook Country Club | 2288 Fargo Boulevard, Geneva
DATE: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 6:00p - 10:00p
PRICE: $25 per ticket until April 15, then price increases to $35; limited seating
DETAILS: Join us for a fun night of Bunco! There will be raffle showcases, free food, cash bar, wine pull, door prizes and game prizes. Master of Ceremonies is Scott Mackay from 95.9 The River. There is limited seating, so buy your tickets today! Last year, we sold out two weeks before the event.
north aurora mothers club midnight masquerade gala
Orchard Valley Golf Course | 2411 W. Illinois Avenue, Aurora
DATE: Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 6:00p - 11:45p
PRICE: $65 per ticket
DETAILS: Don your masquerade masks and your finest trimming for this special event. Although this is an adults’ only event, it is open to the public - so grab your girlfriends, spouse, or significant other for a fun night out! Hors d’oeuvres, dinner, open bar, DJ & dancing, silent auction, live auction, basket raffles, 50/50 cash raffles, games and more! Proceeds help NAMC make a difference in our community.
gigi's playhouse regional gala
Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center | 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg
DATE: Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 6:00p - 12:00a
PRICE: $250 per ticket
DETAILS: GiGi’s Playhouse was created to change the way the world views a Down syndrome diagnosis and send a global message of acceptance for all.