Plugged In: March 2016
International Women’s Day Celebration
Celebrate International Women’s Day and toast the many accomplishments of women across the world with Women United Minnesota. In tandem with this year’s theme, “Make It Happen,” guests can network with leaders from companies such as Pure Romance, LancÃ´me, It Works and Keller Williams Classic Realty.
2:30 p.m., $10, Seven Steakhouse Sushi Ultralounge Skybar, Minneapolis, eventbrite.com/women-united-international-womens-day-celebration-tickets
Google Entrepreneurs Speaker Series
Google and COCO have teamed up to create a series of informal fireside chats to show how entrepreneurship takes form around the world. Kicking off this new speaker series is Tom Alexander, COO at Chicago-based 1871, a digital entrepreneurial hub.
6 p.m., $20, COCO Uptown, Minneapolis, 612-345-4201, explorecoco.com/locations/uptown/events
Entrepreneurs Rally V
Join some of the most experienced Twin Cities entrepreneurs for an evening of speed mentoring at the fifth Entrepreneurs Rally. Established local entrepreneurs come together each year to mentor and connect with new and emerging entrepreneurs, drawing a crowd of more than 250 people. Dinner will be provided.
5 p.m., $15, Aria Event Center, Minneapolis, 612-386-1216, entrepreneursrally.org
TwinWest Around the World Gala
Support the TwinWest Foundation Scholarship Fund at the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce’s 31st annual gala. Enjoy an evening of gourmet food from a variety of local restaurants, music, live and silent auctions, and plenty of great company.
6:30 p.m., starting at $85, Target Field, Minneapolis, 763-450-2227, twinwest.com
Chefs for Change
Treat yourself to a chef’s table experience in support of a great cause. Oceanaire Seafood Room has teamed up with Chefs for Change to provide a four- to five-course meal with wine pairings to help support People Serving People’s mission to provide family-focused housing for homeless children and their families. Event is limited to 50 guests.
7 p.m., $85, People Serving People, Minneapolis, 612-332-4500, peopleservingpeople.org/chefs-for-change/