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The EVENT, Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson
Sunday, March 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST
The EVENT, Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson’s major fundraiser and premiere tasting experience will take place on Sunday, March 29th at La Encantada Shopping Center from 6-9pm. Now in its 19th year, proceeds raised at The Event directly benefit the more than 12,000 Kids who participate in afterschool programming and community outreach programs at the six clubs throughout Tucson.
Over forty of Tucson’s best restaurants will offer tempting bites of their signature dishes to the more than 1,800 guests. A world class selection of wines, spirits and beers will be offered throughout the venue which covers both floors of the center. In keeping with the Roaring 20’s theme of this year’s event, the Wildcat Jazz Band will provide tunes and other live entertainment from that era and “speakeasy” cocktails will be offered.
2020 participating food providers are: Popped Artisan Popcorn, Alfonso Gourmet Olive Oils & Balsamics Bellissimo Ristorante Italiano, Boca Tacos y Tequila, Bottega Michelangelo, El Charro Café, Charro Steak, Charro del Rey, Chef Chic, Churrasco de Brasil, Contigo Latin Kitchen, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, Blanco Tacos and Tequila, Culinary Dropout, North Italia, Wildflower, Zinburger, Frost Gelato, Gourmet Girls, Guadalajara Original Grill, Hacienda del Sol, Zona 78, Hub Ice Cream, Monsoons Tap & Grill, PF Chang’s China Bistro, Noble Hops, Vero Amore, Penca Restaurante, Prep & Pastry, Commoner and Co., August Rhodes, RA Sushi, Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink, Renee’s Organic Kitchen, Saffron Indian Bistro, Seis Kitchen, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, The Dutch Eatery & Refuge, The Living Room Wine Café & Lounge, Topgolf, Union Public House, Proof Artisan Pizza, Reforma, Villa Peru, Vivace, Westward Look Gold Room.
“We are extremely grateful for the support from Tucson’s restaurant community. Because of their tremendous generosity we are able to raise the much needed funds that help us to continue to provide valuable services to the youth who need us the most in our community” said Debbie Wagner, CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson.
Tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased at https://www.bgctucson.org/events/the-event/
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson
For more than 60 years Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson has helped keep thousands of local children involved in after school and summer programming. For only $20 per school year and $60 per summer session, the Clubs offer daily access to a broad range of programs in five core areas: Character and Leadership Development; Education and Career Development; Health & Life Skills; The Arts; and Sports, Fitness, and Recreation. The organization currently serves more than 12,000 youth age 7-17 at its six local clubhouses and outreach programs. To find out more about Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson, visit bgctucson.org or call (520) 573-3533.
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