Celebrate Mardi Gras during the Fund the Children event, which is raising money for afterschool and summer literacy activities in the Rochester Literacy Zone. The event will be from 6 p.m. to midnight March 6 at the Waterside Room of Rochester’s Ferry Terminal at Ontario Beach Park. Dinner will be provided by Pier 45.
Masks are required and costumes are optional. Tickets are available at the Rhinos Box Office. The event is being presented by the Rochester Northwest Club of Rotary International. For details on the event, call David Cieslinski at 585-454-3000, ext. 111.
Organizations that will benefit include Notre Dame Learning Center, a tutoring ministry of the School Sisters of Notre Dame; Mary’s Place, an agency that aids refugees; and the Mercy Bridges literacy program.