Friends are family will host a benefit dinner and auction for Matthew Adams of Hope and other family members of Kolby Adams, 9, who was killed in a car crash in Liberty Nov. 28. Matthew was Kolby's father.

The event will take place Saturday, Jan. 19, starting at 5 p.m. at the Thompson Community Center, 51 South Union Road, Union, with "Moose Tirdy Lady" Mary Winchenbach running the auction. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and $20 for a family of four.