Saturday 6

ST. LOUIS WALK FOR LUPUS NOW at Carondelet Park to benefit the Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter, 644-2222 or

Sunday 7

JDRF WALK TO CURE DIABETES at Forest Park to benefit diabetes research, 729-1846 or

Third annual PEDAL THE CAUSE bike ride starting at Soldiers Memorial to benefit cancer research 787-1900 or

22nd annual CANINE CARNIVAL sponsored by Purina ONE at Tilles Park to benefit the Animal Protective Association of Missouri, 645-4610 or

Monday 8

19th annual SWING TO END HUNGER golf tournament at WingHaven Country Club to benefit Operation Food Search, 726-5355 ext. 19 or

17th annual ‘SWEET SUCCESS’ FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER hosted by the Greater St. Louis Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association at the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel to benefit Parkinson research, 362-3299 or

Thursday 11

22nd annual OUTSTANDING WOMEN’S LEAGUE WOMEN OF WORTH gala dinner honoring 2012 WOW Lifetime Achievement winner Sonya Glassberg and other honorees at the Sheraton-Westport Chalet Hotel, 989-0977 or

Saturday 13

Sixth annual ST. LOUIS GOLF FOR THE CURE tournament and auction at Eagle Springs Golf Course to benefit the local Susan G. Komen affiliate and Siteman Cancer Center, 355-7277 or

STEP OUT: WALK TO STOP DIABETES at Creve Coeur Park to benefit the American Diabetes Association, 822-5490 ext. 6830 or

10th annual WINE OPENER at FK Photography to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 733-1241 or

10th annual WALK NOW FOR AUTISM sponsored by the St. Louis chapter of Autism Speaks at Forest Park to benefit autism awareness and research, 989-1003 or

‘PIRATES ON THE RUN’ EVENING 5K TRAIL RUN AND 1-MILE TREASURE HUNT at Therapeutic Horsemanship to benefit the nonprofit, 636-332-4940 or

Sunday 14

CULTURAL LEADERSHIP: THE TRANSFORMATIONAL JOURNEY gala honoring circuit court judge and Innovative Concept Academy founder Jimmie Edwards at Soulard Preservation Hall, 725-3222 or

Wednesday 17

Fifth annual GIRLS NIGHT OUT women’s event at the Starlight Room atop the Chase Park Plaza to benefit Marian Middle School, 771-7674 or

Saturday 20

‘DANCE ON THE LILY PADS’ fundraiser at Cardwell’s in Clayton to benefit Partners in Sustainable Development International, 993-5599 or

2012 SHARE WALK FOR REMEMBRANCE & HOPE hosted by Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support at Creve Coeur Park to benefit the organization’s efforts, 636-947-6164 or

Monday 22

12th annual ANGELS’ ARMS FALL CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT at WingHaven Country Club to benefit Angels’ Arms, 771-5868 or

Thursday 25

Second annual ART OF TRAVEL event at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to benefit the Lambert Art and Culture Program,

Saturday 27

Fourth annual MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER 5K and 1.3 mile walk in Forest Park to benefit the American Cancer Society, 286-8185 or

SEAN OLIVER TRIVIA NIGHT at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School to benefit Friends of Kids with Cancer and the Sean Oliver Scholarship at Kennedy, 636-227-5900 ext. 114 or

THE EYE BALL at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis to benefit the Lifelong Vision Foundation, 636-519-0318 or

KALEIDOHOPE'S CIRQUE MAGNIFIQUE at the Palladium Saint Louis, to benefit Gateway to Hope, 569-1113,

Sunday 28

Third annual FREE TO BREATHE ST. LOUIS LUNG CANCER 5K WALK at Creve Coeur Park to benefit the National Lung Cancer Partnership’s research, education and awareness programs,


Coming in NOVEMBER

9 APPLAUSE! THE 2012 STAGES ST. LOUIS GALA at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, to benefit STAGES’ educational and artistic programs, 636-530-5959 or

ARTSOUNDS GALLERY GALA featuring Sylvia McNair at the Sheldon Art Galleries to benefit the galleries’ exhibitions and education programs, 533-9900 or

10 EPWORTH’S WINE DINNER & AUCTION at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, to benefit child abuse prevention programs, 918-3401 or

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