The Redwood Area Education Foundation is hosting the annual Evening of the Stars May 3. The event will be held at the Redwood Area Community Center in Redwood Falls.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner is at 6:15 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m. The Redwood Area Dollars for Scholars, Orrin S. Estebo Chapter will conclude the silent art auction at 7 p.m. Bidders may come out to the RACC that day and bid on items from 3-7 p.m.

The program will include the awarding of community, school and Dollars for Scholars scholarships to the Redwood Valley Class of 2017.

There will be four new scholarships awarded this year, the Farmers Union Scholarship, the Steve Family Leadership Scholarship, the Marilyn Smith Education Scholarship and the Dash Riley Ellingworth and Jeff Jen-sen Memorial Scholarship.

Significant donors to both the Redwood Area Dollars for Scholars and the Redwood Area Education Foundation will be honored.

The Class of 2017 honor students will be awarded their honor cords.

A new addition to the program this year will be the presentation of the winners of the James Hopfenspirger Memorial Photography Scholarship.

The night will culminate with the induction of four new members of the Redwood Valley Hall of Fame.

The public is welcome to attend. Tickets are $15 and are available at the district office in the Redwood Valley schools building.Those planning to attend need to buy tickets by April 28.

For more info, contact Tami Riley at (507) 644-8023 or