Delaware Today Social Datebook 2012: April events

April TBD DCCA Art Heist
Location: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington
Benefits: DCCA
Cocktails, mystery and more to raise money for DCCA’s education and exhibition programs. Costumes encouraged.
Contact: 656-6466,

April TBD Habitat for Humanity’s Annual Dinner
Location: TBD
Benefits: Habitat for Humanity New Castle County
Thank you dinner celebration of partner families, corporate friends, volunteers and supporters.
Tickets: $50
Contact: 652-0365 ext. 113,

April 13 Le Gala du Chat Noir
Location: Wilmington Country Club
Benefits: Faithful Friends
The event raises funds for this no-kill animal shelter. Ukee Washington will emcee the 7 p.m. to midnight event, which features a sit-down dinner, dancing, silent auction and dancing.
Tickets: reservation only, $175 and $225 (VIP).
Contact: 427-8514 ext. 110,

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April 15 Hair Affair
Location: The Biggs Museum of American Art
Benefits: The Biggs Museum of American Art (educational programming, temporary exhibitions)
The event features music, hors d’oeuvres, champagne, beauty demonstrations, and a spa and pampering-inspired silent auction.
Tickets: $35
Contact: 674-2111 ext. 101,

April 14 Exceptional Care for Children Spring Gala
Location: Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington
Benefits: Exceptional Care for Children
The 3rd annual gala features a seated dinner, dancing to the Fabulous Grease Band and silent and live auctions.
Tickets: $125
Contact: 894-1001,

April 20 Delaware Guidance Services Annual Champagne Dinner
Location: Harry’s Savoy Grill and Ballroom, Wilmington
Benefits: Delaware Guidance Services for Children and Youth
The 6:30 p.m.-11 p.m. event features a gourmet dinner designed to complement fine champagnes, dancing and a silent auction.
Tickets: $200
Contact: 652-3948 ext. 130,

April 20 Evening with the Masters and Cellar Masters’ Wine Auction
Location: Doubletree Hotel, Downtown Wilmington
Benefits: Meals on Wheels Delaware
Enjoy delicious food tastings prepared by celebrity and top area chefs as well as live entertainment, silent auction and live wine auction (with VIP ticket). 6:30 to 10 p.m.
Evening with the Masters tickets: $75; VIP $125
Contact: 656-3257,

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April 20 Junior Board of Christiana Care Medicine Ball
Location: The Queen Theater, Wilmington
Benefits: Christiana Care Health System (scholarships for nursing and allied health professionals)
This event is a prescription for fun with dining and dancing to live entertainment.
Contact: 327-3305,

April 20 WOW Awards Celebration
Location: Clarion Hotel—The Belle, New Castle
Benefits: Delaware HIV Consortium
The annual event honors excellence in community leadership, volunteerism and philanthropy in the field of HIV/AIDS. It features food, drinks, entertainment, and a silent auction.
Contact: 654-5471,

April 22 The 15th Annual Celebrity Chefs’ Brunch
Location: Bank of America, Wilmington
Benefits: Meals on Wheels Delaware
The Sunday Brunch (10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) boasts food prepared by world-renowned chefs, beverages, entertainment and a silent auction.
Tickets $175
Contact: 656-3257,

April 27 Delaware Children’s Museum Annual Gala
Location: Delaware Children’s Museum, Wilmington Riverfront
Benefits: Delaware Children’s Museum
This gala for adults features heavy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, music, dancing and an auction.
Contact: 442-6862,

April 27 Emmanuel Dining Room Auction
Location: Barclays Bank, Wilmington Riverfront
Benefits: Emmanuel Dining Room
This 30-year-old event supports food programs at the Ministry’s three Emmanuel Dining Rooms, which served more than 200,000 meals last year.
Contact: 428-3702,

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April 27 SOAR’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser
Location: The Queen Theater, Wilmington
Benefits: Survivors of Abuse in Recovery
SOAR is 20 years old. Help celebrate from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. with food, live music and fun.
Tickets: $75
Contact: 521-3574,

 April 28 Annual Rare Plant Auction
Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square
Benefits: The Delaware Center for Horticulture
An evening of bidding on rare, newly introduced or difficult to propagate plant specimens.
Tickets: Regular tickets $175 (includes the day’s admission to Longwood Gardens, cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres); young friends 40 and under and first-timers pay $100.
Contact: 658-6262,

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