Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events



As we all know, some things may remain in question due to Covid-19 but for 2022 many events are back on track. Barbara may not attend all of these events but she wants share them with you.


Los Angeles Zoo’s Beastly Ball

This promises to be an unforgettable evening of adventure and impact as “the best party in town” returns to the Zoo, with favorite Los Angeles eateries, special animal experiences, dazzling entertainment, an incredible silent auction, and more.

This is the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association’s largest and most important fundraiser of the year, bringing in critical support for our work on behalf of the Los Angeles Zoo and its efforts in wildlife conservation, public education, and creating innovative experiences to connect people with nature.

Beastly Ball Honorees
B. Natterson Horowitz, MD, and Kathryn Bowers, authors of Zoobiquity: The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health and Wildhood: The Astounding Connections Between Human and Animal AdolescentsPhoto of Betty White at LA Zoo

In honor of our beloved Trustee Betty White’s extraordinary service on behalf of GLAZA and the Los Angeles Zoo and her lifelong commitment to animals, we are pleased to announce the renaming of the Conservation Hero Award in her memory.

Hosted by Joel McHale


Saturday, June 4, 2022
6:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

For information, to purchase tickets, make any cash donation, or donate auction items, please visit lazoo.org/plan-your-visit/special-experiences/beastly-ball.

Tickets start at $1,500.00


Women’s Guild Cedars‑SinaiSpring Luncheon and Fabulous Fashion Show

Women’s Guild has been inspiring innovation at Cedars-Sinai for more than half a century. Currently, Women’s Guild is dedicated to raising $10 million for the Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical skills. Barbara is a long-time supporter and hopes to attend.

Monday, June 6, 2022
11 a.m. — Reception & Handbag Silent Auction
Noon — Luncheon, Awards, Presentation, L’agence Fashion Show, Raffle

The Maybourne Beverly Hills
Outside on the 3rd Floor Terrace
225 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Event info is at WomensGuildCS.org/our-events/2022luncheon/tickets.
This event is sold out but for any opportunities or questions please call Grant Associates at 323-904-4400
Women’s Guild info at  womensguildcs.org.


Mazon’s “Hunger Bites”

Mazon's Hunger Bites logoHunger Bites is MAZON’s signature fundraising event. It’s a food-focused gathering honoring a community leader’s commitment to ending hunger and highlighting the needs of the most vulnerable.

This year, MAZON presents the MAZON’s inaugural Justice Award for Advancing the Response to Hunger to Marcie Zelikow, in recognition of her deep commitment to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to keep food on their tables.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
6:00 p.m.

Playa Studios
11260 Playa Court
Culver City, CA 90230
Valet parking available

After-Work Chic Attire
Kosher style/Pescatarian
Proof of full vaccination, including booster, or a negative PCR test within 24 hours required

For more information please visit mazon.org/hunger-bites.
To purchase tickets, sponsor, or make a donation, please visit give.mazon.org/event/hunger-bites-small-plates-big-change/e392895.


31st Annual James Beard Restaurant & Chef Awards

James Beard Awards 2022 logo

A pioneer foodie, James Beard (1903 -1985) laid the groundwork for the food revolution that has put America at the forefront of global gastronomy. He hosted the first food program on television back in 1946, In 1954 the New York Times, called him the “Dean of American cookery.”

The James Beard Foundation celebrates and supports the people behind America’s food culture while pushing for new standards in the restaurant industry to create a future where all have the opportunity to thrive.

Friday, June 13, 2022

Lyric Opera Theater
20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

For information and tickets visit jamesbeard.org/awards.


Hollywood Under the Stars
Benefiting St Vincent Meals On Wheels

Meals On Wheels Hollywood Under the Stars invitation graphicJoin us at the iconic Paramount Pictures Studios for a spectacular evening of entertainment and fundraising, featuring premier culinary & beverage offerings presented by L.A.’s top celebrity chefs and restaurants to benefit St. Vincent Meals on Wheels.

  • Special presentation featuring Martin Sheen
  • Live band
  • Dancing
  • and more!

Saturday, June 25, 2022
6:30 p.m.
St Vincent Meals On Wheels logo
Paramount Pictures
Melrose Avenue, Hollywood CA

Tickets start at $250
To purchase tickets please visit svmow.org/hollywood.

For more information on Sponsorship & Donation, contact Christine Calderon Caruso at (213) 484-7112 or events@stvincentmow.org.