7 p.m. – The Cumberland Academy of Georgia, specializing in the needs of children with high functioning autism, Asperger’s, LD, ADD and ADHD, hosts a Mardi Gras-themed gala and auction. $150 per person. Attire: carnival casual, masks encouraged. New Orleans-inspired dinner, drinks and desserts. 650 Mount Vernon Highway, Sandy Springs, 30328. Email: Annette_ring@yahoo.com for additional details or visit: www.cumberlandacademy.org to find out more and to purchase tickets.