LIVING Picks: To-do for the week

Check out what's going on around town with this week's Living Picks. Photo: File photo Check out what’s going on around town with this week’s Living Picks. Photo: File photo

Nonprofit

Carson Raymond Foundation poker tournament

This Texas hold ’em poker tournament and casino night benefits the Carson Raymond Foundation, a local organization dedicated to providing elementary school children an opportunity to participate in organized sports.

Saturday, February 27. $30-100, 6-11pm. Fry’s Spring Beach Club, 2512 Jefferson Park Ave. 979-1333. carson raymondfoundation.com.

Health & Wellness

Hoop for your heart

Hula-hoop to your heart’s content as UVA Club Red hosts its annual American Heart Month hula-hooping class. Hoop for Your Heart promotes exercise and healthy lifestyle choices in a playful and approachable way.

Friday, February 26. Free, 6pm. UVA Aquatic and Fitness Center, 450 Whitehead Rd. clubred uva.com/hoop.

Festival      

Grand Gala 2016: Havana Nights

Escape the winter doldrums and spend a night celebrating all things Cuban, from the music, to the entertainment, to the food. The event includes cocktails, dinner, dessert and, most importantly, dancing. Proceeds go to the Senior Center.

Saturday, February 27. $175, 6:30pm. Boar’s Head Inn, 200 Edman Dr. 974-7756.

Food & Drink

Salt marsh to table dinner

Enjoy Bold Rock cider, Rappahannock oysters and live music before a seated dinner of wildfowl and game prepared by Chef Tomas Rahal, paired with Spanish wines. Proceeds benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Thursday, February 25. $125-200, 5:30-10pm. Mas, 904 Monticello Rd. 979-0990.