OKC Events: November 5, 2012

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There are balls and then there are special balls, and the Children's Starlight Ball is in that category. A benefit for Children's Hospital Foundation, this year's ball will take place Nov. 16 at Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. The evening will begin with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. Music will be provided by the Think Big Band.

Priority tables for 10 guests are $5,000 and individual tickets are $500 each. Proceeds will support the Children's Hospital Foundation in its mission to further pediatric research pediatric research, education and clinical care. The country club will be transformed into the elegance that is Tuscany.

Featured artist for the ball is Desmond Mason, whose work Girl With Doll adorns the invitation and will be auctioned during the ball.

For information, call (405) 271-2550.

Preservation celebrated

To celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, Preservation Oklahoma will host a party that celebrates its first two decades and offers a vision of the future.

The film, 2012: Two Decades of Preservation, will have its premiere Thursday on historic Automobile Alley in Oklahoma City. The event is made possible by the Kirkpatrick Foundation, with support from B. …