The Louisiana Children’s Museum will hold its CHAIRish the Children fundraising event from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 22 at the museum, 420 Julia St., New Orleans. Tickets are $75 for the main event or $150 for the main event and the patron party beginning at 7 p.m.

The theme of the event will be “Silver Linings,” highlighting the ways in which the revitalization of the region after Hurricane Katrina has given children more opportunities to grow into their full potential.

Five “Silver Linings” honorees will be recognized for the lasting and positive effect they have had on the lives of young children in the New Orleans area since Hurricane Katrina. The honorees are Dr. Robert W. Becker, Leslie Jacobs, Derrick Tabb, Sarah Newell Usdin and Warner M. Williams.

Partygoers will enjoy gourmet cuisine and spirits, silent and live auctions, the Jimmy Maxwell Trio featuring Mark Monistere and more.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Louisiana Children’s Museum’s educational programs and exhibits. Admission tickets and raffle tickets are available at or (504) 266-2415.