East West Health plans New Year open house
BRADENTON -- Help East West Health celebrates the Chinese New Year with an open house 5-8 p.m., Friday at 1216 13th Ave. W., Village of the Arts, Bradenton.
There will be food and refreshments, mini massage, health information, music by local musicians and more.
Information: Martha Kokajko at 941-744-9770.
Cocktails for a Causeset at World of Beer
MANATEE -- The Tijuana Flats Just in Queso Foundation will be raising money for individuals, organizations and communities in need by hosting Cocktails For A Cause 2-6 p.m. Saturday at World of Beer, 8217 Tourist Center Drive, near the southwest corner of University Parkway and Interstate 75.
All proceeds from the event will benefit military members and their families, children's organizations, disease research and treatment, and more.
Planned: entertainment by the Bobby Mitchell Band, craft beers and wine, a cornhole tournament and a raffle. Raffle prizes include a golf foursome at Tara Golf & Country Club, a Callaway golf bag, and a 42-inch high definition TV.
Cost: $10 and includes one free drink ticket and one raffle ticket.
To purchase tickets in advance, contact foundation development manager Ben Kuykendall at Ben.Kuykendall@tijuanaflats.com.
To learn more about Tijuana Flats and the Just in Queso Foundation, visit TijuanaFlats.com and JustInQueso.org.
Welsh Society holds annual St. David's celebration
SARASOTA -- The Gulf Coast St. David's Welsh Society will hold its 29th annual St. David's Day celebration March 1 at Heritage Oaks Golf & Country Club 4800 Chase Oaks Drive, off Bee Ridge Extension east of I-75 with social hour beginning at 6 p.m. For information and reservation, click on www.sarasotawelsh.com or call Amy, 941-349-6069.
The cost for the evening is $38, or $33 for members.
Manatee Concert Bandplans spring concert
BRADENTON -- Manatee Concert Band, now in its 43rd season, will present its Annual Spring Concert 3 p.m. March 10 at Bethel Baptist Church, 1805 30th Ave. W.
Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
-- Herald staff reports