Mount St. Mary Academy will hold Chrysalis, its annual dinner auction, April 2 at the school, 3756 Delaware Ave., Town of Tonawanda. The "Mount St. Mary Academy Awards" is the theme of the fundraiser, which will begin with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and will feature silent and live auctions. Live entertainment and cordials are included.
The event is headed by members of the Reiser family including alumnae Elizabeth Reiser, Mary Reiser Fiorella, Anne Reiser Meegan and Carol Reiser Maranto.
Among the items for bid are a luncheon with actress Celeste Holm, celebrity box seats at a New York Yankees game, a trip to Yosemite, a Tempstar gas furnace, autographed Sabres jersey and sports apparel.
Proceeds will benefit the student programs. Tickets are $75; to reserve, call 877-1358, Ext. 306.
"Knight to Remember," Canisius High School's 37th annual Gambit Dinner Auction, will be held April 9 at the school at 1180 Delaware Ave. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a silent auction, followed by dinner and a live auction. Auction items include tickets to the 2012 Masters golf tournament; travel with the Buffalo Sabres to an away game; weeks at Kicking Horse, Kiawah and Palm Islands resorts; and a "Sports Adventure in Chicago" that includes prime seats at a Chicago Blackhawks hockey game. Heading the event are Jim and MaryBeth Basil and Frank and Shari Downing. Tickets are $135 per person; call 882-0466, Ext. 220, for reservations.
The Rev. Alberta Lanz, pastor of Primera Iglesia Church, will present a Lenten message at a meeting of the Beechwood Service Guild that will take place at 10:30 a.m. April 6 in the Beechwood Residence, 2235 Millersport Highway, Getzville. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.