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Duveneck Dash
Hidden Villa is hosting its first educational run/walk fundraiser with a 5K, 10K and walk/continuous loop on Hidden Villa trails. Proceeds will support Hidden Villa Summer Camp scholarships. Registration closes the day before the event. April 19, 9 p.m. $10-$20. Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills.
 

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Chefs Who Care
Scott's Seafood Mountain View and non-profit Community Services Agency present Chefs Who Care, a monthly fundraising event that benefits the Community Services Agency's Food and Nutrition Center. Make reservations before April 17. April 21-22, $32 adult; $18 children 12 and under. Scott's Seafood Mountain View, 420 Castro St., Mountain View.
 

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Relay For Life fundraiser with Yipee
Yipee, a program of Mountain View's Chamber of Commerce, will participate in Relay For Life for the fifth year in a row. Admission for this mixer will include two drinks from Steins' selection of handcrafted beers. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to Relay For Life. April 24, 5-7 p.m. $10. Steins Beer Garden, 895 Villa St., Mountain View.
 

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Arts Bravura with Branford Marsalis Quartet
The event will include a cocktail buffet and benefit concert, featuring Grammy-winning saxophonist and Tony-nominated composer Branford Marsalis, accompanied by the other three quartet members. May 1, 6-10 p.m. $250/person. Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

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'Go Retro!' Kara’s Annual Fundraiser
This special fundraising event called "Go Retro" will include silent and live auction, games, live music, dancing, food and drink with an atmosphere from the 50s, 60s and 70s. The event raises funds for Kara's services in supporting those in grief. May 3, 3-6 p.m. $100. Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

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Children's Champions
Wender Weis Foundation for Children and Fit Kids will hold the first ever Children's Champions event. Attendees can mingle with Bay Area sports stars including players from the 49ers, Oakland Raiders and the Stanford Football team, while helping at-risk youth in the Bay Area. May 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Stanford Stadium, 625 Nelson Road, Palo Alto.

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Aldersgate Spring Bazaar Fundraiser
This annual Spring Bazaar fundraiser will include handmade crafts, collectibles and kids activities. For food, there will be Japanese bento lunches, chicken teriyaki, udon, sushi, Japanese pastries and baked goods. An artist gallery show will include both modern and Internment artwork, as well as handmade jewelry by the Nozomi project. May 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4243 Manuela Ave., Palo Alto.
 

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Challenge Team Breakfast of Champions
Held by Challenge Team, this event will honor Chief Scott Vermeer of the Mountain View Police Department as 2014 Champion for Youth and Lauren Burns from Mountain View High School as the Youth Champion. Frederick Marx, recognized director and producer of "Hoop Dreams" and other documentaries, will serve as the keynote speaker. May 7, 7-8:30 a.m. $60. Michael's at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.
 

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Drought-tolerant Native Plant Sale
At this event, Woodside-Atherton Garden Club will have available hundreds of drought-tolerant native plants, members' homegrown favorites and garden-themed Mother's Day presents. Visitors can also learn about the new Woodside Seed Library, beekeeping and water-wise gardening. Proceeds help support the Woodside Library Native Plant Garden and other civic projects of the club. May 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Prices vary. Woodside Library Native Plant Garden, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside.

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Amelie Le Moullac benefit concert
A benefit concert will be held for Amelie Le Moullac, who was killed when riding her bicycle to work in August, 2013. Her mother Jessie Jewitt will perform Poulenc's "Organ Concerto" with the Palo Alto Philharmonic. The community choir will perform the "Faure Requiem." May 16, 7:30 p.m. $20 general; $15 senior; $5 children under 12. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto.

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Annual 'Links to the Heart' Golf Tournament
Pathways Hospice is hosting its second annual "Links to the Heart" golf tournament/fundraiser. The "Hole-in-One" prize is a new Lexus, compliments of Magnussen Lexus of Fremont. July 14, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. $375 per player or $1,500 for a foursome. Stanford University Golf Course , 198 Junipero Serra Blvd., Stanford.