6-10 PM. Beat the summer heat at this cocktail party for Curing Kids Cancer at The Battery Atlanta with great southern food, drinks, fun and games, including giant Jenga, darts and bowling. Proceeds benefit pediatric research initiatives across the country. 404/596-5507. firstname.lastname@example.org. curingkidscancer.org/gala.
5-9 PM. Enjoy an amazing evening of gourmet food and fine wine at 103 West in Atlanta, as five of Georgia’s finest chefs prepare an exclusive five-course dinner with wine paired by five sommeliers. Each course is accompanied by commentary from the chefs and sommeliers. The event kicks off with a cocktail reception and includes live and silent auctions. Benefits Share Our Strength. 770/436-5151. givemefivedinner.org.
Aug. 23 8 PM-midnight. Join the Atlanta Apartment Association at this black-tie optional event at The Fairmont Atlanta. Dance the night away to music from one of Atlanta’s hottest live bands while enjoying light fare from local restaurants. The event also features silent auction items, a cash bar and special surprises. Benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank. cancanball.org.
Aug. 26 7 PM. Atlanta’s premier charitable fashion event, founded by
renowned retailer Jeffrey Kalinsky, will feature a pre-show cocktail reception, fashion show and silent and live auctions at Phipps Plaza. Lila Hertz, Marsha Asher and Louise Sams, event chairs. Proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and the Atlanta AIDS Fund. jeffreyfashioncares.com.