…  on a night of “Tinsel and Dreams” at a dinner featuring fare from Wolfgang Puck Restaurant with auctions showcasing hundreds of dazzling and one-of-a-kind items. The event takes place from 7-11 p.m., Friday Nov. 6 at Union Station Downtown. Tickets are $150 each and include parking, seated dinner and an open bar. Proceeds benefit the Wilkinson Center, a neighborhood institution that offers  poverty-stricken Dallasites tools needed to succeed. Last year, Wilkinson Center provided services to clients 42,216 times, and the center is seeing an increase in need this year, says event co-chair Julie Squibb. “In times like these, it is especially important for everyone to be fully engaged,” she says. For information visit


… to Resounding Harmony, a 200-member chorus performing at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. Chorus director Dr. Timothy Seelig says the vocally gifted group is totally engaged in giving back to the community through their music. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the North Texas Food Bank. Last year at a concert at SMU’s Caruth Auditorium, Resounding Harmony raised enough for 65,000 meals. In the larger venue, they hope to double that. For more information, visit

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