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FundraisersSleep Trainís Pajama Drive for Foster Kids
Sleep Trainís annual Pajama Drive aims to make nighttime cozier for local foster children ensuring they go to bed wearing their own pair of comfortable pajamas. Donations of new PJs in every size, infant to adult, can be dropped off at any Sleep Train store now through March 1. Sleep Train, 6050 Johnson Drive Suite C, Pleasanton.
FundraisersRagin' Cajun Goes to Rio
Ragin' Cajun is Bay Area's Mardi Gras event of the year! This year there's a twist as the celebration theme moves from New Orleans to Rio for a taste of Carnival! Enjoy music, dancing, dinner and auctions, from 6-11 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2015, at Casa Real, 410 Vineyard Ave. This is the annual fundraiser event for the Sandra J Wing Healing Therapies Foundation. Tickets are $105 before Dec. 24, 2014, $125 after. Call (866) 862-7270 or go to www.healingtherapiesfoundation.org. Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery, 410 Vineyard Ave., Pleasanton.
FundraisersLuncheon and Baby Shower
Daughters of the British Empire are hosting a Luncheon and Baby Shower event for the anticipated new Royal Baby from 12:30-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 at the Castlewood Country Club. Attendees are asked to consider bringing a baby shower item that DBE will donate to select charities including Tri-Valley Haven, PUSD Horizon School, and Abode Homeless Family Services. Cost is $35. Call 998-3500. Castlewood Country Club, 707 Castlewood Drive, Pleasanton.
FundraisersDonations Needed for American Cancer Society Discovery Shop
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop is requesting donations of necklaces, bracelets rings and watches as well as women's accessories for its event "Glitter and Glamour" April 17-19. Donations are accepted 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays at the shop, 1989-E Santa Rita Road. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's programs. Contact Kelley Meno at 462-7374 for more info. American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, 1989-E Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton.
FundraisersWalk MS: Tri-Valley 2015
The Northern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold its annual Walk MS event at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 19 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Free. Go to walkcan.nationalmssociety.org/. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4502 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton.
FundraisersVFW Benefit Dance
VFW Post 6298 presents a Benefit Dance from 1-3 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month March 18-June 17 at the War Memorial Hall, 301 Main St. The Mellotones Dance Band will play music from the 30s and 40s, featuring popular tunes of stage, screen and radio, plus all-time swing favorites. Cover is $10, includes a light lunch. Call 443-2224. War Memorial Hall, 301 Main St., Pleasanton.