Play 18 holes of fun, and all proceeds will go to serving Nevada families with children stricken with childhood cancer. Plenty of swag and other games — and you may even win a new car! $20–$250, 8:30A. Dragonridge Country Club, 552 S. Stephanie St., Henderson, nvccf.org
Funds raised go to assist Nevada veterans suffering from severe PTSD or suicidal tendencies. In conjunction with Michael’s Angel Paws, which trains service dogs. 7A, $25–$600. Siena Golf Club, 10575 Siena Monte Ave., 22warriors.org
The 7th annual Balloon Festival at Southern Hills Hospital will include early morning balloon launches, a Saturday health fair, kids’ activities, evening balloon glows, amusement rides and much more! Proceeds go to the High School to Healthcare Scholarship program from the Public Education Foundation.
Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow will host its 20th annual fundraiser October 21 at Caesars Palace. The black tie event includes a hosted cocktail reception, an upscale silent auction, dinner, dancing and entertainment. All of the proceeds go directly to providing client services that empower job seekers to overcome barriers to gainful employment.
Pay tribute to the millions of women and children — particularly girls — who spend hours a day collecting water, by taking a 2.7-mile walk in their shoes from The Smith Center to the Springs Preserve. 7A, $15–$25. The walk begins at the Smith Center, springspreserve.org
Christ Church Episcopal is hosting their 47th annual Lobster Fair October 21, from 9 to 3. There will be steamed and live Maine lobstres (which you can order in advance online), home cooked food, arts and crafts, music and other things. No charge to attend.
Crooner Michael Monge, jazz singer Rita Lim (who worked with Prince), Elisa Fiorillo, Mario Rosales and the ever popular Ned Mills will entertain and delight in the Vegas Variety Show. Comedian and musician Dennis Blair, who appeared with George Carlin for 20 years, will host. Starts at 7 p.m.
The 32nd annual "Race For Life" will be held October 28 at Cornerstone Park in Henderson. There will be music; food and drink for participants; and medals in eight age brackets, male and female. It's a benefit for the Women's Resource Center of Nevada, which provides women with alternatives to abortion.
Enjoy an exciting runway show of the season's latest trends, an incredible dinner, and an amazing live auction. Proceeds from this event will help supply center diagnostic services, treatment, and other support services. 6–9P, $300. Aria Resort and Casino, grantagiftfoundation.org
Las Vegas Inspiring Connections Outdoors annual "friendraiser" wil be held November 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Transition Services. The dinner, live music, silent auction and raffle will raise funds to support nature outings and wilderness experiences for underserved urban youth in the Las Vegas area.
The second annual Desserts in the Desert event benefiting Nevada PEP will feature a wide array of sweet treats from local bakeries, restaurants, and coffee shops. One ticket; many desserts! Each yummy treat can be paired with craft beer, wine or cocktails (or coffee) to entice the pallet even more.
Faith Lutheran Middle School & High School invites you to this year’s Crusader Knight Gala on November 4. The evening will feature a gourmet dinner, entertainment with a special performance by Christian comedian Jeff Allen, raffle and a live auction.
Join Project Hero to honor our nation’s healing heroes at Honor Ride Las Vegas on November 11. The family-friendly bike ride has three separate courses running throughout Las Vegas for all levels of riders. The event raises funds for local and national efforts for Project HERO (Healing Exercise Rehabilitation Opportunity) to help wounded veterans.