Canine Cancer Foundation Barkathon in Remembrance of Si beginning at 10 a.m. in the Back Bay parking lot at University and Del Mar. Donation: $10. For more information, call 949-650-6119.
“For the Love of a Child” fashion show and luncheon at The Island Hotel beginning at 11 a.m., benefitting the Orange County Chapter of Childhelp. The designers featured will be Bally, Brooks Brothers, David Yurman, DKNY, Intermix, St. John, Versace and Wolford. Tickets: $150. For more information, call 949-548-4228 or visit http://www.childhelpoc.com/fashionshow.
American Legion Auxiliary Ladies Boutique, to benefit the Legion’s programs for veterans and the community, will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Post at Balboa Blvd. and 15th Street on the Peninsula. More than 45 vendors will be selling an assortment of products. Admission is $5. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and there will be a raffle. For additional information call 949-673-5070.
“Luck o’ the Draw” spring fundraiser for the Junior League of Orange County will begin at 6 p.m. at the Port Restaurant & Bar in CdM. Admission is $25, which will include appetizers and a choice of two cocktails, or selected wine or beer. One thousand opportunity drawing tickets also will be available for a price of $50; the winning ticket will be drawn at the event at 7:45 p.m. for a Grand Prize of $10,000. Additional luxury prizes will be announced. More information is available on the Junior League website www.jlocc.org or by calling 949-261-0823.
“The Great Race,” the Queen of Hearts Foundation spring benefit and auction, will be held at the Crevier Classic Car Showroom beginning at 5:30 p.m. All of the evening proceeds will help fund research that will find an early detection screening for ovarian cancer. TJickets: $125. For more information, call 714-744-3414 or visit http://qohfoundation.org.
“Life Without Limits Gala” to support United Cerebral Palsy at the Balboa Bay Club, honoring Julia and George Argyros. The celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception, silent auction and raffle including a variety of fine wines. Dinner will be followed by the awards ceremony and video, a performance of music from “Wicked” by United Cerebral Palsy clients, live auction and dancing.
“Champions to Cure Duchenne,” honoring Vinny and Kelly Thornton Smith. For information and reservations, call 949-872-2552 or visit www.cureduchenne.org.
“Fearless Women Mothers’ and Daughters’ Moving Mountains” fundraising lunch for the Autism Care and Treatment Today at the Resort at Pelican Hill, featuring speaker Katherine Schwarzenegger. The event will begin with a silent auction at 10:30 a.m. For information, call 714-546-4431.
“Serious Fun 2011: Celebrating 30 Years,” a Western-themed benefit for Human Options, will be held at the Balboa Bay Club. In addition to dinner, live and silent auctions, and dancing, the group will present its DOVE Award to the Ueberroth Family Foundation and the Ueberroth family. Tickets $250. Registration will begin at 6 p.m. For more information, call 949-737-5242, Ext. 317, or visit www.humanoptions.org/about-us/events.
Relay for Life of Newport Beach at Newport Harbor High School beginning at 9 a.m. The 24-hour relay is the American Cancer Society’s signature event. For more information, visit http://www.relayforlife.org/newportbeachca.