The Boston Living Center gets DinnerFest, its annual fundraiser, off to a festive start with a Kickoff Party at 28 Degrees on Sunday, March 1st. Scoot over to the South End from 5:00-8:00pm to bid on gift certificates and dining packages from restaurants all over the city, then plan to pull a few friends together for a delicious night out on the town. There are plenty of phenomenal restaurants involved, including spots like 33 Restaurant, Aura, Azure, Bambara, Beacon Hill Bistro, The Beehive, Clink, Davio’s, Estragon, The Fireplace, Franklin Southie, Gargolyles, Henrietta’s Table, La Voile, Masa, No. 9 Park, Persephone, Radius, STIX, Tremont 647, Union, Upstairs on the Square and Via Matta, among many others. Tickets for the early evening affair, which includes hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, cost $20 apiece. Proceeds support the Center’s comprehensive nutrition, education, and wellness programs for people living with HIV/AIDS. Pick up your tickets online or by calling 617.236.1012 ext. 256.