THE HOPE FUNDS FOR CANCER RESEARCH GALA AWARDS DINNER
6:30 p.m. Starting at $1,500. Reception in the Great Hall. Dinner at The Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., New York. For invitation request or advance purchase, e-mail email@example.com or call 401-847-3286. White tie.
BLENDING OF THE WATERS GALA
6 p.m. $125 p.p. Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, Mass. To support this summer’s Cape Cod Canal Centennial Celebration. →
"STARRING NIGHT" TO BENEFIT NB STAR KIDS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
6:30 p.m. $100 per ticket or $750 for table of eight. Kittansett Club, Marion, Mass. Call 774-264-9065 for reservations. Reception fund-raiser, dinner, and live entertainment.
118TH BOSTON MARATHON
Patriots’ Day. Race starts in Hopkinton and ends in Boston.→
BOSTON JAZZ WEEK 2014
Highlighting the unique role jazz plays worldwide in breaking down racial and cultural barriers, the theme of Jazz Week ’14 is No Walls: A salute to the power of jazz to bring people together. →
DAFFODIL FESTIVAL WEEKEND ON NANTUCKET
Nantucket Island, Mass. →
DAFFODIL DAYS AFTERNOON TEA
Tuesday through Friday seatings 1 or 3 p.m. $26 adult, $25 seniors/AAA, $24 military/ students, $18 ages 6-17, $6 ages 5 and under. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Rd. (Rt. 114), Bristol, R.I. 401-253-2707. Custom-blended tea, tea sandwiches, mini-pastries, and scones. Call for reservations. →
Discounted admission at Battleship Cove, 5 Water St., Fall River, Mass. 508-678-1100. Special guest appearances and entertainment. →
April 25-27THE GREATER TIVERTON COMMUNITY CHORUS-'WATER MUSIC'