Around the Region



“Swing Fore Synergy”

Swing Fore Synergy, a benefit golf tourney for Synergy Services, tees off at at Staley Farms Golf Course. Entry is $175.

816.587.4100 |

“Message in a Bottle”

First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery presents its Message in a Bottle Celebration for treatment and recovery from substance abuse. It starts at 5 p.m. at Sprint Center, and tickets are $125.

816.361.5900 |


“Renovation Sensation”

Shawnee Mission East/SHARE, a student-led volunteer organization, presents its Renovation Sensation Homes Tour fund-
raising event. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at four
homes near the high school. Tickets $25.

913.706.0301 |


“Strutt With Your Mutt”

Wayside Waifs invites you to join with you pooch at Strutt With Your Mutt, the city’s largest dog walk and run. It includes a 5K Rescue Run, 3K Strutt, family activities,
starts at 7 a.m. in Brookside. Tickets $35.

816.986.4419 |

“Adorn Style Show”

The Harvest Ball Society presents Adorn Style Show & Brunch, with fashion, food and shopping, starting at 9 a.m. in the
Grand Ballroom at Bartle Hall; tickets $75.

816.587.3443 |

“Step Out”

Help the American Diabetes Association raise funds with Step Out, a diabetes-awareness event featuring a three mile walk, health fair, food, and family activities. It starts at 9:30 a.m. at Theis Park. Participants are encouraged to find fund-raising support for their efforts.

913.383.8210 |

“Paint the Town”

Saint Luke’s Foundation presents Paint the Town, a view from above the Plaza Art Fair at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. It starts at 6 p.m.; tickets are $150.

816.932.2336 |

“Bikers for Babies”

The March of Dimes presents its 20th-anniversary installment of Bikers for Babies 100-mile route through Kansas, starting at 8 a.m. at the Kansas Speedway, followed by lunch, bike show and music. Tickets are $40.

913.469.3611 |


“And The Beat Goes On …”

KC CARE Clinic presents And The Beat
Goes On, a screening for symptoms of cardiovascular disease, at the home of Carol and Allan Hallquist. 5 p.m., tickets are $53.

816.777.2764 |


“Annual Golf Classic”

The Mission Project presents its Annual Golf Classic, with competitive golf, lunch, awards ceremony, auction, dinner, and drinks, all starting at noon at Lake Quivira Country Club. Entry fee is $150.

816.678.6067 |

“Golfology Fore Cardiology”

Join the University of Kansas Hospital at Golfology Fore Cardiology, a pro-am event at Shadow Glen Golf Club, starting at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $500.

913.438.7707 |


“Wine & Roses”

The KC Rose Society presents Wine & Roses, a benefit for the Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Garden at Loose Park. It starts there at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $75.

816.803.5653 |


“Blue Carpet”

The Family Conservancy rolls out its Blue Carpet Event, with cocktails, dinner and live and silent auctions, starting at
7 p.m. at Studio Dan Meiners. Tickets $150.

913.742.4181 |


“Walk to Defeat ALS”

If you’re not into the ice-bucket challenges, you can still help raise funds for the ALS Association–Keith Worthington Chapter at Walk to Defeat ALS, starting at 9 a.m. at Arrowhead Stadium. Entry is $75.

913.648.2062 |


“Liberty Fruit Tournament”

Liberty Fruit Co. presents its Charity Golf Tournament, at The National’s Deuce Golf Club at 9 a.m. Individual entry fee is $750 in this benefit for Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics, Little Sisters of the Poor, Armourdale Renewal, Make-A-Wish
Foundation, First Downs for Down Syn-drome, Bill Self’s Assists Foundation, Jewish Family Services, Eric Berry Found-
ation. 913.281.5200 |