A Mardi Gras Masquerade fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 6, at the Makoy Center, 5462 Center St.

A Mardi Gras Masquerade fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 6, at the Makoy Center, 5462 Center St.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and gaming begins at 7 p.m.

All proceeds benefit the Hilliard Education Foundation grant program.

There will be three hours of casino-style games, including blackjack, Texas hold 'em, craps and roulette. A ticket entitles guests to $25,000 in play chips, appetizers, a soft drink and a chance to win prizes.

Entertainment will be provided by a live DJ, and a cash bar will be available.

Tickets are $40 and may be ordered online at www.hilliardeducationfoundation.com or by calling 777-2222, ext. 4333.