“Spotlight” column for May 13, 2013

‘Masquerading’

Put on that tux or gown and a mask and help save a life.

WHAT: Be The Match’s “Masquerading for a Match.”

WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday.

WHERE: Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, New Orleans.

TICKETS: $100.

INFO: (504) 962-7260 or spigeon@signaturenola.com.

DETAILS: The formal attire event lasts until midnight and supports those diagnosed with life-threatening blood diseases like leukemia and lymphoma. Funds raised help to cover the cost of adding new potential donors to the Be The Match Registry.

‘Fun Food Fashion’

Have a fun day and help the Pediatric Burn Center at Baton Rouge General Mid City.

WHAT: GFWC Lagniappe Woman’s Club’s “Fun Food Fashion.”

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave.

ADMISSION: $35.

INFO: (225) 752-2674.

DETAILS: The event will include a card party, lunch, fashion show for men and women, entertainment, a raffle, silent auction, baked goods and vendors.

Storybook Ball

It’s for the young and the young-at-heart.

WHAT: Storybook Ball 2013.

WHEN: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road.

ADMISSION: Adults, $60; children, $20; family (two adults and three children), $150. Other packages are also available.

INFO & REGISTRATION: http://
storybookball2013.eventbrite.com or (225) 201-8888.

DETAILS: A dozen larger-than-life storybooks will bring the ball to life, offering classic titles and fun, including interactive activities and costumed characters. There will also be music and performances, a raffle, prizes, keepsakes, food and drinks. The event is Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge’s main fundraising event.

Collection day

Give and help the LSU Textile & Costume Museum.

WHAT: Collection day in preparation for the museum’s annual Your Friends Closet Sale in the fall.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: LSU Human Ecology Building, corner of Tower and South Campus drives.

INFO: (225) 578-2448.

DETAILS: Gently worn vintage, designer and current fashion clothing, jewelry and accessories for women, men and children are being collected for the Oct. 13 sale.