It’s October and besides being that much closer to winter (or whatever version of winter we have down here in Alabama), it is also National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And here at Our Valley Events, we wanted to make sure that you knew about all the events in the Valley this month dedicated to this worthy cause. See one we’ve missed? Email us here.
Save Second Base
Join Alabama Athletic Club for a fun social night of Men’s Doubles and live ball drills to help raise money for Huntsville Hospital Foundation’s Breast Cancer Fund! Door prizes, Snacks and Beer included!
Date: 10/1 at 7pm
Location: Alabama Athletic Club
Date: 10/1 at 7:30pm- RESCHEDULED: 10/2 at 7:30pm due to the threat of heavy rain
Location: U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Tennis for Ta-Tas
Date: 10/2 at 8am
Location: Athletic Club Alabama
Blue Pants Brewery teams up with the Painted Bra Art Project for a special cause! You don’t want to miss out on the fun! There will be a Blue Pants bra painting contest with prizes, live music by Redheaded Stepchild, and a special appearance by the Dixie Derby Girls! Come have a crazy fun night at the brewery with us – beer, food, and bra painting! All proceeds and donations from this event go to The Liz Hurley Breast Cancer Fund at Huntsville Hospital Foundation.
Date: 10/4 at 6pm
Location: Blue Pants Brewery
The 9th annual Liz Hurley Ribbon Run will include men’s and women’s 5K races, and a Survivors’ Walk. Proceeds from the Ribbon Run will benefit the Liz Hurley Breast Cancer Fund at Huntsville Hospital Foundation.
Read more about the Liz Hurley Run here.
Date: 10/20 at 7:30am
Location: Corner of Lowe Avenue and Adams Street
Painted Bra Project Silent Auction
Come by Lowe Mill between 6:30pm and 9pm to view all of the BRAsterpieces on display. We will be displaying all of the items in the online auction as well as additional pieces that you can purchase at the event. This is a free event, however donations are welcomed. Several of the featured artists will be on site, as well as other local vendors. There will be a silent auction. You can view the majority of the silent auction items here prior to the live event.
Date: 10/26 at 6:30pm
Location: Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment
Mama Joy’s Pink is Power 5k/1k Fun Walk
7 year Breast Cancer Survivor Joy Watkins of Rogersville, AL having 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk/Run to raise funds to assist the uninsured and underinsured with affording mammograms
Date: 10/27 at 8am
Location: Heritage Park
Other Ways to Help
Lite It Up PINK: Purchase PINK light bulbs, put them in your porch light or recruit your business to “lite up” the windows PINK. Our goal is to see EVERY house and business with these special bulbs to turn the entire valley PINK! Proceeds benefit the Huntsville Hospital Foundation to provide cutting-edge enhancements for the mammography machines at the Huntsville Hospital Breast Center. Click here for more information.
Painted Bra Art Project: Starting on October 24, 2012, The Painted Bra Art Project will be auctioning off 100 BRAsterpieces including Painted Bras, and sculpted bras in a variety of mediums. There will also be a silent auction on October 26th at Lowe Mill Art & Entertainment. Click here for more information.
Header image by wish upon a cupcake.