Eat a cupcake
Sprinkles Cupcakes has teamed up with The Family Place for a weeklong fundraiser benefiting the Be Project, a program geared toward children and adults to prevent bullying in all its forms. Just ask for the dark chocolate cupcake with the lavender dot on top, and 100 percent of proceeds will benefit the project and promote healthy relationships among youth. Sprinkles is at 4020 Villanova in the Plaza at Preston Center. For more details, call 214.369.0004 or visit

Say ‘yes’ to this event
The Legacy Senior Communities Women’s Auxiliary hosts a fundraising luncheon dubbed “The Yes! Event” Nov. 10 at the Westin Galleria, 13340 Dallas Parkway. The guest speaker is Laurie Ann Goldman, CEO of SPANX Inc., who will share her success story. Tickets to the event are $150 each, and proceeds benefit the Legacy at Preston Hollow Dallas Home for Jewish Aged, a nonprofit, faith-based senior living center. Each guest receives at $50 gift certificate from SPANX. The event also includes a raffle. The auxiliary aims to support healthcare and other quality-of-life issues for local senior citizens. For more information, visit

Go shopping
Nexus Recovery Center hosts its Holiday Bazaar 2-6 p.m. Nov. 9 at a Preston Hollow home. Sales benefit Nexus, which is a female-only substance abuse treatment center in East Dallas. It’s the only facility in Texas that allows women to be admitted with their children. The center also serves adolescents ages 13-17. Tickets to the bazaar are $50. To RSVP to the event, contact Lori Smith at 214.403.6177 or To learn more about Nexus, visit

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