Upcoming fundraisers in Green Bay

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Daytona 500 Party Fundraiser: 11 a.m., Stadium View, 1963 Holmgren Way, Green Bay. Watch the Great American Race live on four 10-foot screens and six large-screen TVs. Food, beverages. Silent auction, raffles, door prizes. Doors open an hour before race starts. Proceeds benefit programs and services of Options for Independent Living. $20. www.optionsil.com, (920) 465-1515.


JOSHUA Fundraiser: 4-8 p.m., The Pizza Ranch, 2206 Main St., Green Bay. Volunteers from Justice Organization Sharing Hope United for Action will solicit donations, and the organization receives a share of the restaurant's proceeds. (920) 362-1511, joshua4justice@gmail.com.


The Cat's Pajamas Vocal Band: 7:30 p.m., De Pere High School auditorium, 1700 Chicago St., De Pere. Tickets, $15 or $10. Proceeds benefit school's vocal arts programs. (920) 337-1020, Ext. 4569, tlang@depere.k12.wi.us.


The Original Big Mouth Quartet in concert: 7:30 p.m., Third Avenue Playhouse, 239 N. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Jay Whitney, Paul Sowinski, Pat Judy and Forrest "Woody" Mankowski perform concert to benefit Door-Tran. $15 adults, $10 students. (920) 7433-1760.

Sportsman's Fish Fry Buffet & Raffle: 5-9 p.m., Stadium View, 1963 Holmgren Way, Green Bay. (Dinner served 6-8 p.m.). $15 adults, $8 ages 5-9, free age 4 and younger. Proceeds benefit local walleye management programs. Discounted advance tickets available, (920) 621-7439.

Holy Name Retreat House Gala Dinner Benefit: 5-8 p.m., Rock Garden Supper Club, 1951 Bond St., Howard. Bishop David Ricken, Bishop Emeritus Robert Banks and Auxiliary Bishop Robert Morneau will attend. Three-course dinner, prizes, raffles, silent auction. $60 or $100 per couple. Proceeds go toward the cost to replace the retreat house generators. For reservations or information, (920) 272-8296 or loconnor@gbdioc.org.


Miracles for Michelle cancer benefit: 3-10 p.m., Screamin' Head Buzz, 788 Armed Forces Drive, Ashwaubenon. Cancer benefit for Michelle Tingley. Bake sale, raffles, auctions, kids area, food. Live music by Shaker and the Egg, Higher Ground and Replica. Guest emcee Tom Monahan. $5, free younger than 12. (920) 619-6024.

March 3

Gibraltar Music Boosters Fundraising Concert: 1-5 p.m., St. Rosalia's Stella Maris Church in Sister Bay. Jessica Holland and Chad Luberger perform with Gibraltar alumni. $15 adults, $10 students and seniors. Silent auction. Proceeds benefit Gibraltar schools music programs and equipment. Mari Grenchik, (920) 868-3284, Ext. 258.

March 7

Charity Wild Game Feed: 5 p.m. doors open, serving 5:30-7 p.m., St. Matthew Parish, 2575 S. Webster Ave., Allouez. All-you-can-eat venison, rabbit, pheasant, venison polish sausages, smoked fish and more. Ongoing raffles; live auction, 7-9 p.m. Beer, soda available. Sponsored by St. Matthew Parish Men's Club. $15 in advance or $20 at the door. (920) 435-6811.

March 8

River Roots Concert: 7 p.m. at Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., Green Bay. Featuring three Avenue artists who grew up in cities along the Fox River: Benjamin Olson, Sam Brooker and Hillary Reynolds Band. $35 donation, free to 2013 Avenue members. Fundraiser concert for nonprofit 91.1 The Avenue, to Build a Community of Generosity. (877) 508-9191, www.AvenueRadio.com.

March 9

Bark of the Bay: 5:30 p.m. cocktails, 6:45 dinner and live auction, KI Convention Center, 333 Main St., Green Bay. Dinner, music, silent and live auctions. Music by Jazz Orgy, 8 p.m. Proceeds benefit Bay Area Humane Society's Special Care Fund, a program that pays for medical care for animals in need. $75. Tickets available at Bay Area Humane Society, PetSmart, and www.bayareahumanesociety.com.

St. Baldrick's Head Shaving Event: Noon-4 p.m., Preble High School, 2222 Deckner Ave, Green Bay. Free, family-oriented afternoon to advance the fight against childhood cancer. Silent auction, raffles, children's games, food and head shavings. Free admission. Volunteers, barbers, and shavees needed. John Miller, (920) 265-5014 or email jmiller@bsagb.com. www.stbaldricks.org.

March 16

WINE: Behind The Curtain: 6-9 p.m., Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., Green Bay. More than 25 winery aficionados, winemakers, and winery tasting room hospitality workers will pour samples of white, red, rosé, and dessert wines, paired with cuisine from area restaurateurs. Fundraisers takes place in every part of the building, and include a behind-the-scenes tour. Entertainment by the Stellanovas. $35. Ticket Star outlets, (920) 494-3401 and www.ticketstaronline.com.

Dreamers and Doers Award Luncheon: 12:30-2:30 p.m. March 16, Heritage Hill Education Center, 2640 S. Webster Ave., Allouez. Erin Davisson presents the Dreamers and Doers Award. $45. Dreamers and Doers tours, 1-4:30 p.m. March 15 ($30) and 9 a.m.-noon March 16 ($20). Tours begin and end at Heritage Hill, Allouez. Mary Jane Herber guides the bus tour to Green Bay sites where you meet four historical women: Bev Smith portrays Ella Neville; Jan Fitzpatrick as Syble Hopp; Lucinda Roberts as Mildred Havlick; and Loretta Delvaux as Carrie Morgan. Proceeds benefit AAUW fellowships and local scholarships for women. Email dreamersanddoers@hotmail.com. Wendy, (920) 497-2363. greenbayarea-wi.aauw.net/dreamers-doers.

March 17

Fine Arts Celebration, Dinner, Show and Fundraiser: 1 p.m., Romy's Holiday Inn-Kelly Lake, 9600 Oconto County G, Suring. Chicken and tips dinner, raffles, silent auction. Music by St. Norbert College Knights On Broadway. Oconto Falls High School fundraiser. $40. (920) 848-7469, www.ocontofallsfriendsofthearts.com.

March 30

Sandy Hook Elementary School Benefit & Community Awareness Event: 1-5 p.m., Harmony Café, 1660 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Local musicians Mike Magee, Dave Duffey, Greg Mcmonagle and Blues Talk entertain. Guest speakers. Healing Arts and Community Awareness room. Silent auction. Proceeds go to Newtown Memorial Fund. Amy Mazzariello at amy@readersloft.com or visit http://newtownmemorialfund.org.

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