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Benefits/FundraisersSheryl Sandberg at GMS Scholarship Breakfast
The Girls' Middle School Annual Scholarship Breakfast will feature keynote speaker Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and author of "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead." March 7, 7:45-9:30 a.m. $125 ($85 of each ticket is tax-deductible). Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.
Funds raised from this morning of films, coffee and donuts at the Guild Theater will be donated to The Breast Cancer Fund, Zonta International's local services and worldwide advocacy projects that advance the health, safety, education and economic well-being of women. March 8, 10-11:30 a.m. $10 students; $15 advance; $20 at the door. Guild Theatre, 949 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.
Benefits/FundraisersHe Yuanming Charity Art Exhibit
Charity Art Exhibit “Horses” by He Yuanming will help local organization Little Red Scarf provide congenital heart surgery for their 1000th child in rural Gansu province in China. March 8 and 9, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Free. Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.
Benefits/FundraisersScarlet Night - An Affair of the Heart
Hosted by the South Asian Heart Center at El Camino Hospital, this event raises money and awareness for programs aimed at helping South Asians prevent heart attack and early onset of diabetes. There will be a banquet, live auction, DJ, dancing, casino, poker, Mona Khan Dance Company and a keynote speaker. March 22, 6-11:30 p.m. Individual tickets to the event are $150-500, and tables of 10 are $1,500-5,000. Santa Clara Marriott, 2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara.
Benefits/FundraisersSpring Clean Flea Market
15+ vendors will be selling various items, and a portion of sales will benefit Deborah’s Palm. Clothing may be brought for a free clothing exchange. Free shopping bags and refreshments. March 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Deborah's Palm, 555 Lytton Avenue, Palo Alto.
Benefits/FundraisersSpeaker: Author Amy Tan
Author Amy Tan will speak at Cañada College. A special reception will be held at Cañada Vista at 6 p.m. featuring wine, hors d'oeuvres and an opportunity to meet the author. All proceeds benefit student scholarships. March 25, 7:30-9 p.m. $50. Cañada College Main Theater, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City.
Benefits/FundraisersThe Painted Chair Auction and Fundraiser
Artists have transformed 1930's wooden folding chairs from The Woman's Club into works of art. The evening will include music, wine and hors d'oeuvres. Auction proceeds will benefit the club's philanthropic giving and historic building restoration and the Pacific Art League's Capital Campaign. March 29, 6-9 p.m. $35 in advance; $40 at the door. Woman's Club of Palo Alto, 475 Homer Ave., Palo Alto.
Benefits/FundraisersCSMA's Got Talent!
Annual fundraising gala for the Community School of Music and Arts. Cocktails and silent auction followed by dinner, program and a live auction. Performances by CSMA faculty and staff. Black tie optional. March 29, 5:30-10 p.m. $250 Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.
Cantor's big biennial art, antique & collectible resale event. Opening night party & sale: Friday, March 28, 6:30-9 p.m. Weekend sale: Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. & Sunday, March 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Opening Night $75/100; weekend $5 each day. Sat & Sun $5 Cantor at: Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation, 341 Galvez St. at Campus Drive East, Stanford.
Hidden Villa is hosting its first educational run/walk fundraiser with a 5K, 10K and walk/continuous loop on Hidden Villa trails. Proceeds will support Hidden Villa Summer Camp scholarships. Registration closes the day before the event. April 19, 9 p.m. $10-20 Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills.
Benefits/FundraisersAnnual 'Links to the Heart' Golf Tournament
Pathways Hospice is hosting its second annual "Links to the Heart" golf tournament/fundraiser. The "Hole-in-One" prize is a new Lexus, compliments of Magnussen Lexus of Fremont. July 14, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. $375 per player or $1,500 for a foursome. Stanford University Golf Course , 198 Junipero Serra Blvd., Stanford.