FAAS Benefit Set, Too


Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) is gearing up for its annual fundraiser, After the Ball, set for Thursday, Oct. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.

The event will be held on the historic USS Hornet for the second year in a row. This year’s gala will be catered by several Alameda eateries, including C’era Una Volta.

Entertainment will be provided by the Smart Alecks, including FAAS’s own Grammy Award-winning Chris O’Connell. Raffles, live and silent auctions with bidding by smartphone, the popular ring toss game and much more are scheduled.

To purchase tickets, a sponsorship or for other information visit aftertheball.org. Proceeds from After the Ball support Alameda’s homeless pets. Tickets cost $90 in advance or $125 at the door.