Plant flowers …

… and raise money for breast cancer research. North Haven Gardens will host Plant the Town Pink 6:30-9 p.m. June 4, benefiting the Dallas County affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The after-hours party includes music, local wine, food, gardening demos and free 15-minute coaching sessions. The first 50 entrants will receive a goodie bag of products and gift cards from NHG and other local businesses. The $10 admission fee plus 5 percent of the evening’s sales will be donated to Komen for the Cure. 214.363.5316 or nhg.org

Play golf …

… and help support Preston Hollow mom Amy Zicarelli, co-owner of Kidville in Preston Royal Village, who helped establish Angels for EOS, a foundation dedicated to finding a cure for eosinophilic disorder. Her 3-year-old son Luke was diagnosed with the disorder, which affects the digestive system, characterized by an overactive type of white blood cell that, when triggered by food allergies, attacks the body and releases toxins. Patients must receive aggressive treatment on a regular basis, making it difficult to lead a normal life. The annual Angels for EOS Golf Tournament is the organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year, beginning at 1 p.m. June 4 at Tour 18 Golf Course, 8718 Amen Corner in Flower Mound. angelsforeos.com

Make a blanket …

… for sick and abused children in area hospitals and shelters. In conjunction with Project Linus, Midway Hills Christian Church hosts its annual Blanketfest 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 25. Instructors will be on hand to teach sewing, knitting, crocheting and techniques that do not require these skills. 11001 Midway, midwayhills.org

Know of ways that neighbors can spend time, attend an event, or purchase or donate something to benefit a neighborhood nonprofit? Email your suggestion to launch@advocatemag.com.


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