The Asian Indian Women’s Organization (AIWO) will host “a vibrant evening of music, dance, elegant Indian fashion and fine cuisine,” in the form of its 11th India Night, which will be Friday, Sept. 28, at the Crowne Plaza. Attractions will include a bazaar featuring ethnic items and a live auction. All proceeds from the event will benefit M.E.R.C.Y Communities programs which help to provide housing and supportive services to homeless and at-risk mothers and their children. AIWO is a nonprofit volunteer organization which has previously assisted Ronald McDonald House, Central Illinois Food Bank, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Illinois and many other worthy organizations. Visit asianindianwomensorganization.com for event, ticket and sponsorship information.