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Boys Scouts of America, Orange County Council, Thursday. Hi Tech Industry Good Scout Award Luncheon. Noon, at the Irvine Marriott. $200. (714) 546-4990, Ext. 142.

The Salvation Army, Thursday. "Banner & Bonnets" dinner and Celebration of Service. 6 p.m. at Tustin Ranch. $35. (714) 832-7100.

Philharmonic Society, Friday. Big Canyon/Spyglass Hill Philharmonic Committee presents Dinner With the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson. 6 p.m. at the Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa. $150. (714) 553-2422.

Mobile Pediatric Van for the Poor/St. Jude Medical Center, Saturday. Damas de Caridad Bal Masque--Young at Heart floral headdress ball benefiting the pediatric van and the intensive care and coronary care units of the medical center. 6 p.m. at the Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim. $180 per person. Black tie. (714) 680-3100.

Centennial Farm Foundation, Saturday. The Country Hoe-Down, benefiting the centennial farm and other youth-related educational programs at the Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa. 6:30 p.m. $75. (714) 708-1680.

Outreach Concern Inc., Saturday and Sunday . Ice Cream Social for crisis counseling, education and prevention programs for children, parents and teachers in Orange County. Saturday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Museum in Santa Ana. $15. (714) 687-5206.

Hope House, Sunday. Bach Bay Classic half-marathon and 8K, featuring live classical music and post-race pasta feast. Benefiting the house's substance abuse program. 8 a.m. at the Newport Beach Back Bay Estuary. $25. (714) 776-7490.

The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Sunday. Celebration of Family festival featuring multicultural food and entertainment. Benefiting the Bowers Kidseum summer art programs. 1 p.m. at the museum in Santa Ana. $15. (714) 480-1524.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Sunday. Breast Cancer Survivors Tea benefiting the foundation. 2 p.m. at the Sutton Place Hotel, Newport Beach. $20. (714) 224-0290.

Orange County Museum of Art, Sunday. The Art of Dining, featuring gourmet cuisine and special guest David Rockefeller. Benefiting the museum. 6 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel, Newport Beach. $500 per person. (714) 759-1122, Ext. 210.

Women's American ORT, Fullerton Chapter, Monday. Boutiques, silent auction and luncheon benefiting vocational and educational programs. 9:30 a.m. at the Coyote Hills Golf Course, Fullerton. $30. (714) 525-9765.

Women's Opportunities Center of UCI, May 22. Luncheon honoring women's activist Vivian Clecak, with proceeds going to the center. 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. $75. (714) 824-7128.

Project Independence, May 27. Motion-picture fund-raiser featuring Steven Spielberg's "The Lost World," benefiting programs for the developmentally disabled. 7 p.m. at the Laguna Hills Mall Cinema, Laguna Hills. $20. (714) 549-3464, Ext. 236.

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