By Mona L. Bronson-Fuqua
Masquerade, benefiting Villa Madonna Academy. 6-11 p.m., Receptions Banquet Center, Erlanger. $50 in advance, $60 at the door, $75 patron tickets. (859) 331-8062.
Waggin' Tails Auction and Dinner, benefiting the Animal Adoption Foundation. 6-10 p.m., Pebble Creek Golf Course, 9799 Prechtel Road, Colerain Township. $25. (513) 738-0020 or www.aafpets.org.
Winter's Eve, modified progressive dinner benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County. 6 p.m.-midnight, Oxford Community Arts Center, 10 S. College Ave. $140 couple, $70 individual. Reservations by Monday. (513) 867-1227.
Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction, benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation. 6:30 p.m., Cincinnati Museum Center, Queensgate. Reservations by Monday. $75 per person, $1,250 for corporate tables. 745-9474.
Mardi Gras for Homeless Children, by Northern Kentucky Restaurant Association, benefiting area homeless children's shelters. 6:30-10 p.m., Northern Kentucky Convention Center, 1 W. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. $40. (859) 291-6572 or www.nkramardigras.com.
Blue Ash Airport Winter Gala, benefiting the Heart Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. 6:30 p.m., Embassy Suites, 10 E. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. $40 per person. 489-2022.
Hearts for Hope Gala, benefiting Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater Cincinnati. 6:30 p.m., Millenium/Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, 141 W. Sixth St., downtown. $300 per couple. Corporate tables available. Reservations required. 721-3380.
La Salle Camelot Auction, benefiting co-curricular programs at La Salle High School. 5:30 p.m. at the school, 3091 North Bend Road, Monfort Heights. $135 per couple $67.50 individual. Reservation deadline Tuesday. 741-2385.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Performance and Reception, benefiting AIDS Volunteers of Cincinnati. 8 p.m., Aronoff Center, downtown. $65. Reservations required. 421-2437.
Love the Arts Celebrity Dinner Dance and Silent Auction, benefiting ballet tech ohio performing arts association. 6:30 p.m., Cincinnati Bankers Club, downtown. $75. Reservation deadline Friday. 608-6961.
RED Purim Ball, benefiting Hillel Jewish Student Center of Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m., Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, downtown. Red attire or black tie. Reservations required. $100. 221-6728
Oscar Night@America, benefiting People Working Cooperatively. 6 p.m., Coconut Grove, 18 E. Fifth St., Newport. $150 per person, corporate tables of 10 are $2,000. 351-7921
Here's To Henry, benefit for Springer School and Center with actor Henry Winkler. 6-10 p.m., Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, downtown. $125 per person. Reservations required. (513) 871-6080.
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