Looking for something to get you in the mood for the upcoming Give to the Max Day? Tonight there’s a cool little “pack the house” event called Give a Hand Up that benefits the Phakamani Foundation, which funds South African entrepreneurs starting sustainable micro-businesses. The house in question belongs to Rhoda, CEO of Great Clips, and it’s being transformed for the event to showcase the ingenuity of the foundation recipients. There will be South African wine, beer from local micro-breweries, and chances to purchase items from South Africa, as well as meet the folks involved with the Phakamani Foundation. 4 PM-8 PM. Free.—Taylor Carik

Rhoda and Greg’s House, 13419 Zest Street NE, Ham Lake; phakamanifoundation.org