Resounding Joy’s ‘Fiesta!’ fundraiser is May 5

A nonprofit group that uses music to help adults and children with special needs will hold a benefit dinner and concert Saturday, May 5, featuring Mexican street cuisine, live music and lots of room to dance.

YAVAZ, a local six-piece band that specializes in Latin jazz will perform at the Cinco de Mayo event to raise funds for Resounding Joy Inc., the San Diego-based organization announced this week. The fundraiser will be held at Calvary Lutheran Church, 424 Via de la Valle, Solana Beach – just north of the Del Mar Fairgrounds – at 6 p.m. in the courtyard with appetizers and then on to a dinner of Mexican street cuisine, plus beverages. Music and dancing will go from 6:30 to 9 p.m.; there will be a silent auction and live auction.  Tickets can be ordered online at