Kiwanis International Fundraiser at Cibo Ristorante Italiano on Monday, April 1st

No fooling! A Great Kiwanis International Fundraiser

at Cibo Ristorante Italiano on Monday, April 1st

 It’s going to be a great evening with members of Kiwanis International and others from the community on Monday, April 1st to support  the global charity work Kiwanis does for the children of the world and the local communities! Please join us for a wonderful time with great food and fellowship! No fooling!

Don’t miss the “Kiwanis International Fundraiser at Cibo Ristorante Italiano” on Monday, April 1st at Cibo Ristorante Italiano, located at 301 Alvarado in Downtown Monterey.  Parking is available in the adjacent garage.  The dinner event starts at 6:00 pm but come early and enjoy the Cibo $3 Happy Hour including delicious tasty appetizers, available from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  

The community is invited to bring  family and friends to enjoy dinner at Cibo from 5:00 to 10:00 pm.  The restaurant will donate 20% to Kiwanis International Division 43 if you mention Kiwanis with your reservation and diners will choose what they want from the menu!  There will be brief remarks from Kiwanis officers at 6:30 p.m. who will discuss the outstanding community work they do to raise money for children in our community and around the world. 

At the April 1st event at Cibo, there will also be a drawing for great prizes including 2 tickets to Monterey’s newest attraction, Selfieville located inside the Golden State Theatre.


To RSVP, please go to and don’t forget to mention Kiwanis International.  For more information, call (831) 649-8151.

About Kiwanis International

Kiwanis International is a global community of clubs, members and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time. Today, they have than 550,000 members from K-Kids to Key Club to Kiwanis and many ages in between in 80 countries and geographic areas. Each community has different needs, and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children, such as fighting hunger, improving literacy and offering guidance.

Kiwanis clubs host nearly 150,000 service projects each year. Kiwanis International is an international service club founded in 1915 in Detroit, Michigan. It is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, and is found in more than 80 nations and geographic areas.   

The community is invited to join a Kiwanis Club and meet some great people and help out at events and raise money for children.  Locally, there is the Kiwanis Club of Monterey which was founded in 1926. There are also the Kiwanis Clubs of the Monterey Bay, Pacific Grove, Marina, Carmel, Carmel Valley, Greenfield/Arroyo Seco,  Carmel, Carmel Valley, Greenfield/Arroyo Seco, Scotts Valley, Surf City/Santa Cruz and Hollister. 

Members of Kiwanis are passionate about making a difference. Helping kids grow and succeed is at the heart of everything we do. But how we do it is just as important. We believe our neighborhoods and our world are best served when people of all ages and different backgrounds work together to share their time and talents.

About Cibo Restaurant

Cibo Ristorante Italiano ( offers Italian cuisine, gourmet pizzas, cocktails, fine wines, cordials, and more. Cibo (pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but it’s more of a feast for the senses. This beautiful, spacious and comfortable restaurant features an intimate yet vibrant atmosphere which is accentuated with expressive art in the form of photography, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass and live jazz. Fusing the best of old and new world Italian cuisine, Cibo offers an eclectic menu ranging from gourmet pizzas to multi-course dinners. Families are welcome and there is a special children’s menu. Cibo has been a favorite of locals and visitors alike since 1990.

Cibo is open every evening with dinner served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Cibo Bar is open from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and is a popular “pre-event” and “after-party” destination. The bar features a $3 Happy Hour with special appetizers daily from 4 p.m.  – 7 p.m. They offer an extensive high quality local and international wine and beer list, cordials, microbrews, rare and small batch Bourbons, Scotches, Ports, Grappa and liqueurs, as well as espresso, coffee drinks and a full menu of cocktails.

Cibo also presents live music 6 nights a week. On Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the cool sound of Jazz accompanies dinner from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The restaurant features a lively and fun atmosphere with Reggae, R&B, Rock or Salsa dance music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. with no cover charge.  Cibo is “wired” with free Internet service and has a large comfortable heated outdoor patio for dining and cocktails.

With 150 seats, including intimate booths for dining and room for over 50 people in the attractive bar area, plus room for dining or mingling on their outdoor heated patio, Cibo also accommodates large groups for business functions, wedding rehearsals and receptions, special group dining events, and customized private parties. 

Cibo Restaurant is the winner of numerous awards including California Writers Association Recommended Dining, Monterey Herald Readers' Choice Local Favorite, Best Place to Meet Singles in Their 30's and 40's, Gold Key Award for Interior Design, Best Place to Enjoy a Martini, Best Place for Live Jazz, Best Italian Restaurant, Best Place to Dance, Best Martini and one of the Top 10 Happy Hours in Monterey.

For more information, go to or call (831) 649-8151.