The Newton Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Cinco de Mayo steak cookout and dessert auction from 6 to 9 p.m. May 3 at the Kansas Army National Guard Armory, 400 Grandview, Newton. The Newton High School Azteca Dancers will be performing prior to dinner. Cost is $25 per person; or $125 to be a "Caballero," includes two dinners, second-in-line honors, and signage; or $350 to be a "Matador," includes four dinners, special signage, and front-of-line honors. Call 283-2560 for more information.