Fairy Goodmothers, a Central Ohio group that offers free prom dresses and accessories to girls in need, is hosting a cocktails-and-tastings event to help its cause.

Fairy Goodmothers,a Central Ohio group that offers free prom dresses and accessories to girls in need, is hosting a cocktails-and-tastings event to help its cause. Party for Prom is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at The Bluestone, 583 E. Broad St., Downtown. Each $40 ticket includes tastings from local restaurants, two drink tickets and the opportunity to bid on silent auction items. Fairy Goodmothers provides the prom dresses at its annual spring pop-up shop, Cinderella's Closet. The group has outfitted nearly 5,000 girls since its 2005 inception and aims to this year gift 1,500 gowns. For tickets and more information, visit FairyGoodmothers.org. -Kristy Eckert, @kristyeckert