If your schedule isn’t booked solid yet for this week– it’s about to be! This week’s ‘Hot List’ is all about flowers (think early Mother’s Day shopping), gourmet food, world class wine, table games, wedding gowns (wedding gowns?!) and LOTS of pink– all for a few fabulous causes!

Philadelphia Magazine’s Wine + Food Festival to benefit Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (May 6, 2015 from 5:00-9:00pm at Lincoln Financial Field)

Festival featuring the worlds best wines, the city’s best restaurants including an on site Fine Wine and Good Spirits store to purchase your favorites to take home! Sample over 650 of the world’s best wines at Philadelphia Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival. Delicious tastes from the city’s best restaurants will be available. Visit the Lexus Lounge and the Moet Imperial Ice Lounge throughout the evening. VIP tickets are available for additional exclusive tastings and early entry.

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/philadelphia-magazines-wine-food-festival/

Rittenhouse Square Flower Market for Children’s Charities (May 6-7, 2015 from 9:00am-6:00pm at Rittenhouse Square)

Do your Mother’s Day shopping and support 4 great causes at the same time! Since its inception, The Flower Market has been comprised solely of volunteers and has raised in excess of $1.6 million.  Held on two consecutive days in May, this event has become a longstanding Philadelphia tradition. This year’s event will benefit The Center for Grieving Children, HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy, Little Smiles PA and St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children.

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/rittenhouse-square-flower-market-for-childrens-charities/

Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Wedding Gown Sale (May 8-9 at Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District)

Stroll down the aisle in the gown of your dreams (and save a TON of money!) while helping make wishes and once in a lifetime dreams come true! When you purchase your special dress at a ‘Brides Against Breast Cancer™’ charity wedding gown sale, you not only save hundreds — even thousands of dollars — you will help make a difference in the lives of those affected by breast cancer.

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/brides-against-breast-cancer-charity-wedding-gown-sale/

2nd Annual ‘Everyone’s a Philanthropist’ Spring Fundraiser (May 9, 2015 from 7:00-10:00pm at Germantown Cricket Club)

Don’t miss this awesome night of table games, food and drinks to support the One Less Foundation raise money for programs, education and support for underserved families, students and schools to help them build essential skills to create a pathway out of poverty.

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/2nd-annual-everyones-a-philanthropist-spring-fundraiser/

25th Annual Mother’s Day 5K Race for the Cure (May 10, 2015 from 6:30am-12:00pm at Philadelphia Museum of Art)

Grab your sneakers and raid your closet for something PINK– because it’s the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Mother’s Day 5K Race for the Cure to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation! Festivities include a fun-run for the kids and live entertainment! It’s not too late to sign up (discounted registration through May 7th!)

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/mothers-day-susan-g-komen-race-for-the-cure-25th-celebration/

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