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Charity Events and Fundraisers

Race for the Cure at Military Park in Indianapolis, Indiana.

ABOVE: We list numerous charity events and fundraisers all over Indiana on this page, such as the Race for the Cure® at Military Park to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (pictured above), and many others. If your fundraising event is not listed on this page, send us the information! AroundIndy.com staff photo, © 2016, all rights reserved.

Upcoming Events

Listed in order by date and time from today forward.

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 7:00 AM.
4-H Pancake and Sausage Breakfast in Peru.

A fundraising event with a silent auction, 7 AM to 7 PM. Pay as you go. Info: 765-472-1921.
Location: Miami County Fairgrounds, 1079 W County Road 200 North, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.com/ [Ref #741135]

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Saturday, February 25, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Indy Wings Week 2017 at Indianapolis Restaurants.

Some two dozen restaurants offer wings for half off regular menu price to benefit Second Helpings, Feb. 20-26. Ask your server for the Indy Wings Week offer. Reservations may be required at some restaurants. Info: 317-254-2400.
Location: Indy Wings Week, Mutiple Locations, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2kXCFii [Ref #751132]

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Saturday, February 25, 2017, 1:00 PM.
'Savor Lebanon' Craft Beer, Wine and Food Festival in Boone County.

This inaugural festival features 15+ premier Indiana craft breweries and wineries, plus 10 area restaurants. 1-5 PM (last pour at 4:45 PM). $35-$45 depending upon purchase date ($10 designated drivers). Info: 765-436-2909.
Location: Boone County Fairgrounds, Witham Pavilion, Lebanon, Boone County.
bit.ly/ArInSavorLebanon [Ref #748149]

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Saturday, February 25, 2017, 4:00 PM.
'GiveBack' Wine and Beer Tasting Event at Barnes and Thornburg.

A fundraising event to benefit Happy Hollow Camp programs with assorted wines, beers, specialty cheeses, plus trivia contest and more. Drink tickets will be provided at the door. 4-7 PM. $40 until Feb. 10, then $45. Info: 317-638-3849.
Location: Barnes and Thornburg, 11 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
happyhollowcamp.net/events/ [Ref #747070]

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Saturday, February 25, 2017, 6:00 PM.
GiGi's Playhouse 'I Have a Voice' Gala at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.

A fundraising event to benefit GiGi's Playhouse, which serves children and adults with Down Syndrome. Dinner, silent auction, live entertainment, and more. $125. Info: 317-288-8235.
Location: Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2gsth7N [Ref #739681]

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Saturday, February 25, 2017, 6:00 PM.
The Great Gutsby Gala at Crane Bay Event Center.

Get dolled up in your furs and fedoras and join in for a roaring good time. Cocktail reception, dinner, open bar and live entertainment. Proceeds benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. 6-11 PM. Dress to impress. $175. Info: 317-259-8071.
Location: Crane Bay Event Center, 551 West Merrill Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
greatgutsbygala.com/ [Ref #741856]

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Sunday, February 26, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Indy Wings Week 2017 at Indianapolis Restaurants.

Some two dozen restaurants offer wings for half off regular menu price to benefit Second Helpings, Feb. 20-26. Ask your server for the Indy Wings Week offer. Reservations may be required at some restaurants. Info: 317-254-2400.
Location: Indy Wings Week, Mutiple Locations, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2kXCFii [Ref #751133]

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Friday, March 3, 2017, 8:00 PM.
Central Indiana Art and Music Scene at Radio Radio.

Doors at 7:30 PM, show at 8 PM. Ages 21+ only. $5. Info: 317-955-0995.
Location: Radio Radio, 1119 Prospect Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
futureshock.net/ [Ref #748046]

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Saturday, March 4, 2017, 1:00 PM.
9th Annual D-Vine Wine and Beer Fest at The Commons in Columbus.

A fundraising event to benefit DSI Services with numerous Indiana winery and brewery samples available for tasting and purchase. Ages 21+ only. 1-7 PM. $20-$25. Info: 812-376-9404.
Location: The Commons, 300 Washington Street, Columbus, Bartholomew County.
dsiservices.org/ [Ref #739261]

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Saturday, March 4, 2017, 6:30 PM.
'A Celebration of Friendship' Indiana Gala at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.

A fundraising event for Best Buddies of Indiana with gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions, live music and dancing, and more. $150. Info: 317-436-8440.
Location: Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bestbuddies.org/indianagala [Ref #750150]

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Saturday, March 4, 2017, 7:30 PM.
'Comedy for a Cause' at the Indianapolis Athenaeum.

Punch Lines to benefit Rock Steady Boxing featuring stand-up comedian Jeff Bodart. Proceeds benefit Rock Steady Boxing's fight against Parkinson's disease. $50-$75. Info: 317-205-9198.
Location: Indianapolis Athenaeum, 401 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rocksteadyboxing.brownpapertickets.com [Ref #750151]

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Saturday, March 4, 2017, 8:00 PM.
Beta Cell Bash at Radio Radio.

Doors at 7 PM, show at 8 PM. Ages 21+ only. $5. Info: 317-955-0995.
Location: Radio Radio, 1119 Prospect Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
futureshock.net/ [Ref #748047]

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Thursday, March 9, 2017, 6:30 PM.
'An Evening With New York City' Charity Event in Fishers.

Join Indiana-area friends of New York City Relief, a mobile outreach to homeless and poor. This event features music by former Indianapolis Colts player Hunter Smith. RSVP required. $75. Info: 317-514-5986.
Location: Delaware Township Community Center, 9094 East 131st Street, Fishers, Hamilton County.
bit.ly/2iyjVTP [Ref #749884]

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Friday, March 10, 2017, 6:00 PM.
'Date Knight Dance' Charity Event at the Benjamin Harrison YMCA.

Mother figures get whisked away by your little knight in shining armor for a special night out. Dress up and enjoy medieval-themed activities and food. 6-8 PM. $20 per couple. Info: 317-610-2695.
Location: Benjamin Harrison YMCA, 5736 Lee Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2kbVFMf [Ref #750656]

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Saturday, March 11, 2017, 6:30 PM.
Actors Theatre of Indiana Trivia Night in Carmel.

A fundraising event with emcee Scott Semester supporting Actors Theatre of Indiana, in the Banquet Space above the restaurant. 6:30-11 PM. $40-$300 includes appetizers, pizza, beer and wine, cash bar. Casual attire. Info: 317-669-7983.
Location: Table by Market District Restaurant, 11505 North Illinois Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
bit.ly/2jPe4is [Ref #751184]

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Saturday, March 11, 2017, 9:00 PM.
Cash Bash at Radio Radio.

Doors at 8 PM, show at 9 PM. Ages 21+ only. $10. Info: 317-955-0995.
Location: Radio Radio, 1119 Prospect Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
futureshock.net/ [Ref #748048]

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Sunday, March 12, 2017, 11:00 AM.
'Princess for a Day' Fundraiser in Indianapolis.

A fundraising event and silent auction to benefit Flashes of Hope. Hair styling, mini-manis, makeup application, photoshoots, face painting, magicians, and more. 11 AM to 3 PM. $25 for first child; $15 each additional child. Info: 317-271-3330.
Location: Community Life Center, 10612 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
spotlightphotography.net/ [Ref #751124]

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Paws and Think Yappy Hour at Nine Irish Brothers.

A fundraising event for Paws & Think with a silent auction and other activities. 6-8:30 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 317-520-2729.
Location: Nine Irish Brothers, 575 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
pawsandthink.org/ [Ref #756186]

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Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Restored 5K at White River State Park.

A fundraising event to benefit Restored Inc., a local faith-based nonprofit fighting sex trafficking and exploitation. $30 until Feb. 28, then $40. Info: 812-251-5716.
Location: White River State Park, 250 University Blvd, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2lTj0Un [Ref #756242]

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Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5:00 PM.
Women's Enrichment Series at the Indianapolis Propylaeum.

The Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichment Series will feature a lecture by federal judge Sarah Evans Barker. $40-$75. Info: 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
propindy.org/happenings [Ref #723658]

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Friday, April 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
37th Annual Book and Author Benefit Luncheon at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.

Presented by Christamore House Guild with five authors who will speak and sign copies of their books. Proceeds benefit the Frances Carter Coburn Scholarship Fund and other educational programs. 10 AM to 2 PM. $85. Info: 317-501-2608.
Location: Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
christammoreguild.org/ [Ref #756348]

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Saturday, April 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Silent Auction and Earth Day Fair in Indianapolis.

Many interactive booths such as face painting, hair chalking, build your own bird feeder, and more. Donations will go to charitable organizations. 10 AM to 2 PM. Free admission (donations accepted). Info: 317-885-0348.
Location: Paul Mitchell the School Indianapolis, 8751 US Hwy 31 South, Indianapolis, Marion County.
paulmitchell.edu/ [Ref #754022]

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Saturday, April 22, 2017, 7:00 PM.
'Guns and Hoses' Charity Event at The Ford Center in Evansville.

A charity boxing match between local police officers and firefighters. Proceeds benefit an area group home for people with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). 7 PM CDT. Tickets: Venue Box Office or Ticketmaster. Info: 812-422-1515.
Location: The Ford Center, 1 SE Martin Luther King Blvd, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
thefordcenter.com/ [Ref #754077]

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Monday, April 24, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Spotlight 2017 at Clowes Memorial Hall.

19 performances from tango to burlesque, spoken word to jazz, drag queens to chamber music: Spotlight 2017 has something for everyone. Free event with your donation at the door. Proceeds benefit the Indiana AIDS Fund. Info: 317-940-6444.
Location: Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
spotlightindy.org/ [Ref #750031]

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Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7:00 AM.
2017 Komen Central Indiana Race for the Cure® at Military Park.

A major fundraising event in the fight against breast cancer. Register at 7 AM, Pink Parade 7:30 AM, Competitive Race 9 AM, Non-Competitive Race 9:10 AM. Pricing varies. Info: 317-638-2873.
Location: Military Park, 601 West New York Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2lywssp [Ref #754794]

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Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM.
14th Annual Indy Mutt Strut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

A fundraising event for the Humane Society of Indianapolis with a variety of activities throughout the day. 10:30 AM to 3 PM. Info: 317-875-6888.
Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 West 16th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indymuttstrut.org/ [Ref #723702]

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Saturday, April 29, 2017, 6:30 PM.
Dancing with the Hendricks County Stars 2017 in Danville.

A fundraising event to benefit the Hendricks County Historical Museum featuring a dance competition among local couples. $50 includes dinner and the show. Info: 317-695-5602.
Location: Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main Street, Danville, Hendricks County.
hendrickscountyhistoricalmuseum.org/ [Ref #750671]

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Saturday, April 29, 2017, 6:30 PM.
'Taste Sip Savor' at the Bridgewater Club in Carmel.

A fundraising event to benefit Trinity Free Clinic with a casual night of food, wine, spirits, and desserts, plus live music and dancing, jewelry raffle, restaurant pull, silent auction, and more. 6:30-9:30 PM. $75. Info: 317-819-0772.
Location: Bridgewater Club, 3535 East 161st Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
trinityfreeclinic.org/taste/ [Ref #756350]

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Sunday, May 14, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Kokomo BurgerFest at Foster Park.

A charity burger competition to determine the best burger restaurant in Kokomo. Proceeds benefit Coordinated Assistance Ministries work with the homeless. 4-9 PM. People's Choice bragging rights, $1 per sample. Info: 765-452-8963.
Location: Foster Park, Downtown, Kokomo, Howard County.
caminchopeforhomeless.org/home/kokomo-burgerfest [Ref #742711]

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 10:30 AM.
37th Running of the Zoopolis 500 at the Indianapolis Zoo.

The zoo's popular radiated tortoise race, presented by the American Dairy Association, held annually the Wednesday before the Indianapolis 500. 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Included with zoo admission. Info: 317-630-2001.
Location: Indianapolis Zoo, 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indianapoliszoo.com/ [Ref #747294]

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Saturday, May 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Kent's Run Fundraising Event in Porter County.

A fundraising event to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and to honor the life of Kent Ribordy, a Boone Grove High School student/athlete who passed away in June 2007 from Leukemia. 8-10 AM CDT. $25-$35. Info: 317-617-6711.
Location: Boone Grove Elementary School, 325 W County Rd 550 South, Boone Grove, Porter County.
bit.ly/2gOztTo [Ref #739645]

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Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:00 AM.
7th Annual CruZionsville Charity Event on Main Street.

Join Porsche owners from around the Midwest for this community event, 10 AM to 3 PM, for car lovers of all ages. A fundraising event for Alzheimer's research. Free admission to public; car owners' registration fee varies. Info: 610-742-7878.
Location: CruZionsville, 200 South Main Street, Zionsville, Boone County.
cruzionsville.com/ [Ref #756101]

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Friday, June 9, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Zoobilation 'Tropical Adventure' at the Indianapolis Zoo.

The largest and most anticipated black-tie fundraiser in Indiana (on the 2nd Friday of June each year). Great food, top shelf cocktails and beverages, live music, and more. 7 PM to midnight. Ticket sales begin on Feb. 1. Info: 317-630-2001.
Location: Indianapolis Zoo, 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indyzoo.com/ [Ref #747041]

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Thursday, June 15, 2017, 5:30 PM.
'Inside The Bottle' Fundraising Event in Carmel.

A fundraising event to benefit Outside The Box with wine and beer tastings plus an array of food samplings from local restaurants. Dancing, live and silent auctions, and more. 5:30-10:30 PM. $100. Info: 317-253-6658.
Location: Lucas Estate, 1143 West 116th Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
bit.ly/2lrFdb0 [Ref #756243]

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Friday, June 23, 2017, 6:30 PM.
Golden Dandelion Gala at the Lucas Estate in Carmel.

A fundraising event for the Little Wish Foundation that provides small wishes to children with cancer. Cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, live entertainment, live and silent auctions. 6:30-10 PM. Advance ticket purchase required: $150. Info: 317-376-3676.
Location: Lucas Estate, 1143 West 116th Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
littlewishfoundation.org/ [Ref #751275]

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Sunday, June 25, 2017, 7:00 AM.
'Strength in Our Streets' Charity Event at the IMPD Training Academy.

Indy Shield CrossFit affiliate competition. Proceeds benefit Outreach and Wheeler Mission in providing critical food, shelter, and care for the homeless. 7 AM to 4 PM. See Web site for participation opportunities. Free admission. Info: 317-635-3575.
Location: IMPD Training Academy, 901 North Post Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
strengthinourstreets.com/ [Ref #756349]

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Saturday, July 15, 2017, 7:30 AM.
The Galactic Gathering in Mitchell.

A fundraising event to support the Gus Grissom Boyhood Home featuring the largest gathering of Indiana born astronauts in the history of the state of Indiana. 7:30 AM to 10 PM. See Web site for details. Info: 812-849-1090.
Location: The Galactic Gathering, Various Locations, Mitchell, Lawrence County.
bit.ly/2jUOsMi [Ref #753989]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Indianapolis Walk to Defeat ALS at White River State Park.

A fundraising event to benefit the Indiana Chapter of the ALS Association and its care service programs, cutting-edge research, and advocacy efforts for people with ALS and their families. Free admission. Info: 317-915-9888.
Location: White River State Park, 801 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
web.alsa.org/Indianapolis [Ref #750631]

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Saturday, October 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Tour de Cure Fundraising Event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

A premier fundraising event to benefit the American Diabetes Association with bicycle rides of 50K, 75K, 100M, and a family ride. $10 registration fee; $200 fundraising minimum. Info: 317-352-9226.
Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 West 16th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2jxn89Y [Ref #750630]

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