The Friends of the Laguna Wildlife Refuge and Gladys Porter Zoo invite you to join them at the Ocelot Soiree, an intimate evening to meet an ocelot, on Friday, March 6, 2014 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Casa Mariposa on South Padre Island. Soiree attendees will enjoy fine wine and hor d’ oevres fit for an ocelot’s pallet, world music by Adrian Foncerrada, a private show by Sihil, Cincinnati Zoo’s ocelot, an ocelot inspired auction and presentation about ocelots by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Proceeds from the Ocelot Soiree will help the Friends of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, raise money for education and conservation efforts to ensure the long-term survival of ocelots in the Rio Grande Valley.

For ticket information, call, Friends of the Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge at (956) 832-3905, credit card payments only.