MARCH
1    The O-Mazing Race, benefiting Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 539-9616, www.ogdenmuseum.org

1    Jesuit’s Celebration 2008, benefit for Jesuit High School, 228-6172.

4        Mad Hatter’s Luncheon: “Call of the Wild,” benefiting the New Orleans Opera, 887-5563.

5    Celebrate Red Cross Month with the Hornets, 620-3154.

6    An Evening Benefiting the Lighthouse for the Blind, 899-4501, extention 215, www.lhb.org

8    50th Anniversary Jubilee Gala, benefiting the Cenacle Retreat House, 887-1420, extension 227.

8    SweetArts – “Paper Scissors Rockstar,” benefiting the Contemporary Arts Center, 528-3800, www.cacno.org

8    Fete Francaise – “Vive Les Arts,” benefit for Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle Orleans, 896-4500.

8    Soul Revival, benefiting the Legacy Donor Foundation, 220-8949.

10    12th Annual Save Our Lake Golf Classic, benefit for Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, 836-7281.

13    10th Annual Celebrity Waiters’ Luncheon, benefit for Archbishop Shaw High School,

13-16    Friends of Jefferson Public Library “Big Book Sale,” benefit for Jefferson Public Library, 455-2665.

14    Lark in the Park, benefit for the restoration of Storyland in City Park, 483-9376.

15    Pops Concert: Tigers Salute the Crecsent City, benefit for Holy Cross School, 250-0638.

15    Gator Run One-Mile and 5K Run/Walk, benefit for Holy Name of Jesus School, 861-9709.

16    Chef Soiree, benefit for CASA and the Youth Service Bureau of St. Tammany, (985) 893-2570, www.chefsoiree.com

18    Go Red for Women Luncheon, benefit for cardiovascular disease research and education, 830-2300.

24-30    Zurich Classic of New Orleans, benefiting the Fore!Kids Foundation, 342-3000.

26-30    Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, benefiting the Tennessee Williams Literary Foundation, 581-1144, www.tennesseewilliams.net

28    A Party Named Desire, benefiting Desire NOLA’s grant and business development programs for locally owned small businesses, 251-3058, www.desirenola.org

29    23rd Annual Ochsner Run, benefit for Ochsner Clinic, 842-7115.