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Benefits/FundraisersLemo Foundation 'Mona Lisa' fundraiser
The young women of the Lemo Foundation will hold a performance art fundraiser for women of all ages from the San Francisco Bay Area. The admission price includes drinks, hors d'oeuvres and a gift, and will benefit the foundation, which fosters the academic, athletic and personal success of at-risk youth. May 23, 5:30 p.m. $45. Fox Forum, 2411 Broadway St., Redwood City.
Benefits/FundraisersBlossom Beanstalk Rummage Sale
Blossom Birth Services will hold a sale of maternity and baby clothes and items donated by community members. All proceeds will benefit Blossom's services for new and expecting families. May 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Blossom Birth Services, 299 S. California Ave., Suite 120, Palo Alto.
Benefits/FundraisersStanford Blood Center's Grateful Life Tour
Between May 22 and 30, community members who donate blood at the Stanford Blood Center will receive a collectible 2015 Grateful Life Tour T-shirt. Those interested should call or visit the website to make an appointment. May 22-30, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Stanford Blood Center, Menlo Park, 445 Burgess Drive, Suite 100, Menlo Park.
Benefits/FundraisersTaste of Menlo & beyond
The Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation will offer an evening of music, food and wine, and fellowship at Menlo College. All proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation's Scholarship Program. June 3, 5:30-8:30 p.m. $55. Menlo College, Dining Hall, 1000 El Camino Real, Atherton.
Benefits/FundraisersWine, Women & Shoes
The Wine, Women & Shoes event, benefiting the Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation, will include fine wines and food, an auction, a fashion show, shopping and awards for the best shoes. June 6, 6-9:30 p.m. $100 general; $150 VIP. Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane, Atherton.
Benefits/FundraisersB.O.K. Ranch Western Day
The B.O.K. Ranch therapeutic horsemanship program will host its 30th annual Western Day, a family event and fundraiser including riding demonstrations, live music, a silent auction and a barbecue lunch. June 7, noon-5 p.m. $45. B.O.K Ranch, 1815 Cordilleras Road, Redwood City.
Benefits/FundraisersSilicon Valley Tour de Cure
The Silicon Valley Tour de Cure -- offering bike routes ranging from 25 to 120 kilometers -- will help to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association. A hot lunch, massages and live entertainment will be provided after the rides. Registration is available online. June 7, 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $25 registration fee; $250 fundraising minimum. Hewlett Packard, 3000 Hanover St., Palo Alto.
Benefits/FundraisersDreams Happen Gala and Playhouse Auction
Stanford Shopping Center and Rebuilding Together Peninsula will collaborate for their 12th year of Dreams Happen, a biennial fundraising event featuring 12 custom-made, life-sized children's playhouses. The gala will include an auction of the playhouses, a dinner and dancing. From May 2 to June 12, the playhouses will be on display. June 6, 6:30-10 p.m. $115 after May 15. Stanford Shopping Center, 660 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto.
Benefits/Fundraisers'Hard Worker' Wednesdays
Estrellita Restaurant in Los Altos will host weekly fundraisers for the Day Worker Center of Mountain View. Visitors enjoying the Mexican fare should make sure to bring the fundraising flier with them (see website). Wednesdays, year-round, dinner hours. Prices vary. Estrellita Mexican Bistro and Cantina, 971 N. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.