Empty Bowls - Join the Alameda County Community Food Bank from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 31 for an evening of art, nourishment and advocacy as they fill empty bowls for those in need in the community. Info: www.accfb.org
An Evening in Paris - The Board of Directors of the Alameda County Health Care Foundation invites you to its 22nd annual gala benefit, "An Evening in Paris," benefiting Alameda County Medical Center's mission of health care for all. The black tie optional gala will be held on Saturday, June 2 at The Rotunda Building at Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland. Info: www.achcf.org
Raiders golf classic - On Monday, June 4, Oakland Raiders legend Fred Biletnikoff will join with the Raiders to host the 8th annual Fred Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Golf Classic in Lincoln, California, in memory of his daughter Tracey, to support many causes throughout the East Bay and Sacramento area. The tournament is now the official golf tournament of the Oakland Raiders. Info: www.biletnikoff.org
Pacific Community Ventures fundraiser - Pacific Community Ventures invites you to be a part of re-inventing prosperity at its annual fundraiser and marketplace on Wednesday, June 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens St. in San Francisco. Join PCV and LinkedIn Chief Executive Officer Jeff Weiner, 40 local companies and 350 community leaders to celebrate small businesses, the entrepreneurs who build them, and the jobs they create in lower-income communities. Info: (415) 442-4306 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Adults only at Children's Fairyland - Pixie lights will twinkle, food and drink will be served, and visitors will bid on live and silent auction items at "Once Upon a Time" at Children's Fairyland from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 699 Bellevue Ave. on Thursday, June 7. Info: www.fairyland.org
Scholarship Banquet & Ball - The Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, which trains and motivates high school and middle age school young men, will celebrate its 34th anniversary with the annual banquet and ball on Friday, June 22 at Bates Hall, 6670 Foothill Blvd. Info: (510) 482-8900 or (510) 867-8436.