October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and events will be taking place across the city of Dallas this month to both raise awareness and funds to support breast cancer research.
GlamCon 2017 will take place Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lofty Spaces at 816 Montgomery Street, Dallas. The conference is organized to empower breast cancer survivors and patients by providing breast cancer resources, providing a space for fellowship, and shedding light on the problems surrounding the lack of beauty solutions and products for cancer patients. Tickets and more information be found here.
The 2017 Celebrating Women Luncheon will take place Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel at 2201 N Stemmons Freeway, Dallas. This year’s featured speaker will be actress Jamie Lee Curtis. The event is organized to increase awareness and generate funding for breast cancer research, diagnosis and treatment in North Texas. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with the luncheon beginning at 11:45 a.m. Individual tickets to the luncheon are $250 and can be purchased here.
The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of North Texas walk will take place on Saturday, Oct. 28 beginning at the Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge at 109 Continental Avenue, Dallas. The purpose of the event is to unite the North Texas community behind the American Cancer Society’s efforts to save lives from breast cancer. Registration for the walk can be done online or at the event site. Check-in opens at 7:30 a.m., with an opening ceremony beginning at 8:15 p.m., and the walk at 9 a.m. The event will feature also entertainment. More information can be found here.
The Susan G. Komen 2017 Dallas Race for the Cure will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 beginning at NorthPark Center at 8687 N Central Expressway, Dallas. This annual event is organized to both help raise awareness and funds to combat breast cancer. This year’s goal is to raise $1,000,000 in support of the effort. Registration begins at 6 a.m. with the actual race beginning at 8 a.m. Registration can be also be done online.
The Pink Music Festival will be held at the AT&T Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Oct. 29 with doors opening at 6:45 p.m. The event will feature family-centric music from a wide range of genres including pop, folk rock, country, and jazz performed by artists such as the Red Wine Band, Paul Rodgers and the Natural Change Band, and much more. The festival is being organized to support breast cancer efforts and benefit Susan G. Komen of Dallas County. More information (including ticket prices) can be found here.