Chef Nancy Berg will prepare dinner and the Jemini Venture string band will perform during the “Evening of Country Elegance” fundraiser for the Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level St., Abita Springs.

Tickets are $45 and are available at To help sponsor the event or volunteer, contact Renee Hall at (985) 966-5251.

The Women’s Center is at 71667 Leveson St., Abita Springs, where last year’s gala was held. It addresses women’s concerns with a holistic approach, involving mind, body and spirit. It is volunteer-driven and funded primarily by donations.

Support groups include grief healing and caregiver support. Other groups do creative work, including beading, drumming and dance. There are book clubs, a Jungian dream group, a grandmother’s group, and a variety of weekly exercise classes. Special events include speakers on healthy eating, spiritual growth and environmental sustainability.