Thursday marks the NO/AIDS Task Force's popular Dining Out for Life fundraiser. More than 75 restaurants will participate donate 25 percent of proceeds from the night to the NO/AIDS, a nonprofit that helps people living with HIV and AIDS. Diners pay nothing extra to help. Details are online at www.diningoutforlife.com/neworleans. In addition, Mike's on the Avenue (628 St. Charles Ave., 523-7600; www.mikesontheavenue.com) has been contributing a portion of its proceeds from each Wednesday and Thursday in a benefit that wraps up this week.