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Cocktails & Couture
The San Francisco 49ers Academy will hold its annual fundraiser where women can come together to enjoy high fashion, cocktails and edible treats. The event will directly benefit local youth attending the academy in East Palo Alto. Sept. 9, 5-9 p.m. $150 cocktail; $250 VIP Couture. Private estate, El Cerrito Avenue, Hillsborough.
 

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Pratham SF Bay Area Donor Appreciation Dinner
This donor appreciation and fundraiser event benefitting Pratham will discuss the learnings of the nonprofit which supports education for children of all social and economic backgrounds in India; a keynote speech by Neeru Khosla, founder of education technology nonprofit CK-12; and Indian fusion jazz music. Sept. 12, 6-10 p.m. $500-$25,000. Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.
 

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Friends of the Palo Alto Library Used Book Sale
Friends of the Palo Alto Library will hold its next monthly sale of thousands of gently used books and media. On Saturday, there will be a $1 tent sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the children's and bargain rooms will open at 10 a.m., with the main sale room opening at 11 a.m. On Sunday, the bargain room will be 50 percent off or $5 per bag. Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sept. 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
 

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Artistry in Fashion
The Canada College Fashion Department will host its annual Artistry in Fashion nonprofit event, a shopping experience featuring dozens of designers with clothing, jewelry and other fashions. The fashion department will also hold an open house. Ticket sales will benefit student scholarships. Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 donation. Canada College, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City.

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CHC Rocktoberfest
This California-style Oktoberfest event benefitting the Children's Health Council will include beer, wine, food, dancing and live tunes by the PopRocks in NCEFT's outdoor covered arena. Attendees must be age 21 or older. Oct. 17, 6:30-10:30 p.m. See website for ticket prices. NCEFT, 880 Runnymede Road, Woodside.
 

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'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.