Preview the 31st annual Black Tie Dinner “Affair of the Heart” at a preview party at Park Place Motorcars tonight at 7 p.m.

The Black Tie board has already announced comedian Caroline Rhea will be returning as emcee. J.C. Penney will receive the Media Award, and Lucilo Peña will be honored with the Kuchling Humanitarian Award.

The shindig is underwritten by the folks at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management with light hors d’oeuvre, as well as complimentary drinks provided by Grey Goose and Ben E. Keith Company.

The party is free and open to the public. RSVPs are welcomed and appreciated.

DEETS: “Affair of the Heart” Black Tie Dinner Preview Party, Park Place Motorcars, 6113 Lemmon Ave. at 7 p.m. RSVP online at Black Tie Dinner.