Friday 4

ST. LOUIS DERBY PARTY at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis to benefit Mid America Horse Rescue, 618-534-4253.

13th annual SUNSET AT THE SHELDON WINE TASTING on the observation deck and in the ballroom to benefit The Sheldon, 533-9900.

Ninth annual SALUTE TO WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON hosted by St. Louis Community Empowerment Foundation at Renaissance Grand Hotel to honor 14 area women, 371-8585.

Saturday 5

KIDS IN THE MIDDLE ANNUAL GALA at The Ritz-Carlton to benefit Kids in the Middle, 909-9922.

WALK RUN ’N ROLL FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES at Creve Coeur Park to benefit eight local nonprofits serving people with cognitive and developmental disabilities, 567-8249.

MONTAGE MEXICANA auction at Whitfield School’s Cady Athletic Center to benefit the school, 434-5141.

Sunday 6

BIRTHDAY PARTY at Moolah Lanes to celebrate The National Children’s Cancer Society’s 25th anniversary, 241-1600.

Fifth annual FUN RUN AND WELLNESS WALK at John Burroughs School to benefit Saint Louis Crisis Nursery, 292-5770.

DERBY BRUNCH at Hawken House to benefit St. Andrew’s Charitable Foundation, 678-1245.

Thursday 10

Sixth annual IT’S IN THE CARDS GALA featuring Tony LaRussa and Mike Matheny at Hilton St. Louis Frontenac to benefit the Thompson Foundation for Autism, 573-474-1841.

2012 FLOWER POWER LUNCHEON with guest speaker P. Allen Smith at the Piper Palm House to benefit Tower Grove Park’s Living Landscape, 771-2679.

Saturday 12

GARDEN OF HOPE DREAM GALA at Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch to benefit JDRF, 729-1846.

Sixth annual KIDS WALKING FOR KIDS event at Creve Coeur Park to benefit CHADS Coalition for Mental Health, 952-2046.

THE POWER WALK with Jillian Michaels at Tower Grove Park to benefit Dress for Success and the Health & Wellness initiative of the Professional Women’s Group, 636-940-8027, ext. 104.

5K RUN co-chaired by Mayor Francis Slay in downtown St. Louis to benefit Girls on the Run, 862-6266.

Monday 14

13th annual GOLF TOURNAMENT/TENNIS ROUND ROBIN at Meadowbrook Country Club to benefit Assistance League of St. Louis, 636-227-6200.

Wednesday 16

ST. LOUIS DINING IN THE DARK at Hilton St. Louis Frontenac to benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness, 847-680-0100.

10th annual VISIONARY AWARDS at The Sheldon Concert Hall to benefit Grand Center, Inc., 289-1500.

Thursday 17

2012 WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT LUNCHEON at The Ritz-Carlton to honor volunteer efforts of area women, 421-2005.

Saturday 19

BARK IN THE PARK presented by the Humane Society of Missouri and Purina ONE at Cricket Field in Forest Park to benefit the Animal Cruelty Fund, 647-8800.

Monday 21

14th annual GOLF TOURNAMENT at Whitmoor Country Club to benefit Friends of Kids with Cancer, 275-7440.

Friday 25

GARDEN OF LIGHT: LANTERN FESTIVAL PREMIERE GALA at Missouri Botanical Garden to benefit the Garden, 577-5195.

FLORADORA gala at the Circus Flora Big Top to benefit Circus Flora’s artistic and educational outreach programs, 289-4043.

Coming in June:


27TH ANNUAL CASSIDY TURLEY/RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE GOLF TOURNAMENT at Meadowbrook Country Club to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis, 932-4116.


SING FOR SITEMAN 2012: FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY! concert featuring performers from Opera Theatre of Saint Louis at Washington University to benefit Siteman Cancer Center, 747-7222.


CAP & GOWN 2012: GRADUATION DAY gala at Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch to benefit College Bound, 361-4441.