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Today: Strides of March, Renaissance Park on Manufacturer's Road, noon pre-walk activities, 2 p.m. walk, pledges taken by runners/walkers benefit Chattanooga CARES. 648-9912.
30: Dance Benefit, Allemande Hall, 7400 Standifer Gap Road, 7-10 p.m., admission by donation. Silent auction and square, round and line dancing to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 706-375-1088.
7: BRA-VO!, Track 29, 1400 Market St., 2 p.m., $40, fashion show modeled by breast cancer survivors to benefit Breast Cancer Support Services. 629-2445.
11: Habitat for Humanity Spring Dinner, The Mill, 1601 Gulf St., 5:30 p.m., $65, $500 table of eight. Former Chicago Bulls and three-time NBA champ Dickey Simpkins is featured speaker at benefit for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. 933-2700.
20: Amuseum, Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St., 7 p.m., $85 and $125, annual party for adults to benefit children's museum. Live and silent auctions, dancing to SoundForce and catered by Lee Towery. 648-6085.
• Wine and Shine, The Crash Pad, 7-11 p.m., $35 advance, $40 at door, sponsored by Downtown Sertoma Club to benefit Chattanooga Kids on the Block and Speech and Hearing Center. 757-5259.
21: Chocolate Fling, Southern Belle at Pier 2, 209 Riverfront Parkway, 2-4 p.m., $25 in advance, chocolate dessert sampling to benefit Epilepsy Foundation. 634-1772.
27: Pancake Breakfast, Applebee's on Brainerd Road, 8-10 a.m., $7, benefits 100 Black Men's Life Academy for Young Men and scholarship fund.
30: Women of Distinction Awards, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:15 a.m., $70 ($65 until March 31), recognition of the Tennessee Woman of the Year, 10 Chattanooga Women of Distinction and three Young Women of Distinction, benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. 629-1098.
2: Tails at Twilight, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6-9 p.m., $50, benefits Tennessee Humane Animal League's Pet Placement Center. www.thalppc.com.
4: Do the Derby, AT&T Field, 4:30-11 p.m., $45 ($80 couple, $130 VIP couple, $25 for ticket to enter after 8 p.m.) Chattanooga Kids on the Block fundraiser includes afternoon and evening buffet and beverages, live and silent auctions, celebrity stick horse race, Kentucky Derby broadcast on Jumbotron. 757-5259.
• Tell Me Something Derby, Republic Parking lot at Bluewater Grille, 3:30-8 p.m., $25, $45 couples in advance; $30 per person at the gate, benefits Chattanooga Room in the Inn. 624-6144.
• Poker Run, 8 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. bike from Hospice of Chattanooga office, 165 Hamm Road, through Sequatchie Valley to Hospice office, 4411 Oakwood Drive off Highway 58, $25 entry fee includes breakfast and lunch, T-shirt and one hand; $10 passenger; $5 additional hand; entry fee prior to April 26 is $20. Honor Ride benefits hospice care to veterans provided by Hospice of Chattanooga. 892-1278.
7-8: StyleWorks, Chattanooga Convention Center, preview party 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, luncheon and fashion show 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, $65 and up, benefits Siskin Children's Institute. 648-1707.
10: Casino Royale: A Fish & Chips Event, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6 p.m. VIP party, 7 p.m. event, $150 VIP ticket, $75. Casino games, food and drinks to benefit Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County. www.cachc.org.
11: A Night to Remember, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 8 p.m., $75 and $100, performances by Kool & The Gang and Monica, benefits urban youth. www.anighttoremember.org.
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