Heart of Tyler’s bingo fundraiser Saturday

Published on Thursday, 7 August 2014 22:09 - Written by Staff Reports

Moulin Rouge is the theme of Heart of Tyler’s Black Tie Bingo Gala fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the People’s Petroleum Building downtown.

“We are so excited that the People’s Petroleum Building is hosting Black Tie Bingo this year,” Chairman Anna Malone, said in a statement from the city. “It is the most prominent, historic landmark in downtown Tyler.

Its art deco design and gold leaf enhancements lend a perfect backdrop for our Moulin Rouge theme.”

French cuisine, songs from the movie “Moulin Rouge” and the can can dance will be part of festivities, the announcement said.

Participants can play bingo to win prizes.

Tickets cost $100. For information, go to www.HeartofTyler.com or call 903-593-6905.

The nonprofit Heart of Tyler works to revitalize downtown.