Archive for September 2011


Ronald McDonald House wild game dinner

by Joy Donovan on September 12, 2011

Date: 2011-09-28

Location: Fort Worth club

Description: A menu of wild boar and rabbit. Tickets $200.

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A Night on the Wilkie Way

by Joy Donovan on

Date: 2011-09-24

Location: T&P Building, 221 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth

Start Time: 7:00 pm
URL: Click here
Description: Benefit for Cuisine for Healing. 817-231-2377.

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Gladney Center for Adoption 125th anniversary kickoff

by Joy Donovan on

Date: 2011-09-18

Location: The Gladney campus, 6300 John Ryan Drive, Fort Worth

Start Time: 3:00 pm
End Time: 5:00 pm

URL: Click here
Description: Family carnival.

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Cocktails for a Cause

by Joy Donovan on

Date: 2011-09-22

Location: ArtSpace 111, Fort Worth

Start Time: 6:00 pm
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Description: Cocktails and Cuban-inspired snacks to benefit Planned Parenthood of North Texas. Tickets $50.

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Eye on the Ball

by Joy Donovan on

Date: 2011-10-15

Location: River Ranch, 500 N.E. 23 St., Fort worth

Start Time: 6:30 pm
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Description: Seated dinner and auction with entertainment by Charlie Robison. Contact Bill Webb at 214-205-7495.

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Southlake Oktoberfest

by Joy Donovan on

Start Date: 2011-09-30

Location: Southlake Town Square

End Date: 2011-10-02
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Description: Music, weiner dog races, German bratwurst and children\’s area.

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Eighth Annual Courthouse Jam

by Joy Donovan on

Date: 2011-10-04

Location: 8.0 Restaurant, Fort Worth

Start Time: 5:30 pm
End Time: 9:30 pm

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Description: Lawyer bands, Cowtown Music Club, Johnny D and the Doo Wops, Six Feet High and Rising play beneath the stars to benefit the youth and families served by Santa Fe Youth Services.

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Peppers and Pinatas Party

by Joy Donovan on

Date: 2011-09-27

Location: Joe T. Garcia\’s, Fort Worth

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 9:30 pm

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Description: Party, dinner, drinks, silent auction and raffle, with all proceeds benefiting those middle east military veterans, police, fire, paramedics and their families most in need of mental health services through the Warrior Support Program of Mental Health Association of Tarrant County.

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Mayfest

by Joy Donovan on

Start Date: 2012-05-03

Location: Trinity Park, Fort Worth

End Date: 2012-05-06
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Description: Four-day outdoor festival along the banks of the Trinity River.

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Mayfest Grants Total $155,000

by Joy Donovan on September 11, 2011

Mayfest 2011, featuring musical entertainment, food, art and more, raised enough money to award more than $150,000 in grants.

FORT WORTH – Mayfest, Inc. (www.Mayfest.org) has announced grants totaling $155,000 from proceeds from the 2011 Mayfest festival to three of Mayfest’s founding organizations.

Grants include $30,000 to the Junior League of Fort Worth for a garden project, located near Trinity Park in Fort Worth. Fort Worth Parks and Community Services Department will benefit from $15,000 to improve a Trinity Park pavilion and for solar powered, self-compacting trash containers. Streams & Valleys, Inc. received $63,500f for the extension of the Trinity Trail system, with construction expected to begin in 2014.

Additionally, each of the three organizations received $15,500 for their general operating funds.

Mayfest, presented by Mayfest, Inc., is a four-day family festival attracting more than 200,000 people annually to Trinity Park. All profits from Mayfest, $6 million to date, are distributed to its founding organizations that support beautification and recreational development.

The 40th anniversary Mayfest is set for May 3 through 6, 2012 at Trinity Park.

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