Opportunities to give back with A Better Chicago, Goodman Theatre's black-tie gala, and more.
A Better Chicago Benefit
RED CARPET AT THE MONTE CARLO CASINO What: Join the Woman’s Board of the Alliance Française de Chicago for cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, music by the Stanley Paul Orchestra, and casino games at this annual gala inspired by the Cannes Film Festival. When: May 10, pm Where: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 160 E. Pearson St. Tickets: Visit af-chicago.org or call 312-337-1070, ext. 113.
A BETTER CHICAGO BENEFIT What: The venture philanthropy fund A Better Chicago welcomes the city’s business and civic leaders for cocktails, dinner, a live auction, and an afterparty to help empower Chicago’s low-income community. When: May 14, 6pm Where:UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road Tickets: Visit abetterchicago.org/2014-benefit or call 312-674-7069.
A DREAM EVENING What: Emmy- and Tony Award–winning star Kristin Chenoweth headlines Goodman Theatre’s black-tie gala, which benefits the nonprofit company’s education and community engagement programs. When: May 17, 6:30pm Where: Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Tickets: Call Katie Lane at 312-443-3811, ext. 586.
CENTENNIAL GALA AND INSTALLATION DINNER What: Celebrate the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois’ 100th anniversary at this annual dinner, where Eugena Whitson-Owen will be inaugurated as the organization’s 97th president. When: June 6, 5:30pm Where: Navy Pier Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand Ave. Tickets: Visit wbaillinois.org