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Breast Cancer Awareness Month calendar

Susan G. Komen Charlotte Race for the Cure

When: Saturday; timed run, 7:15 a.m; recreational 5K, 7:50 a.m.; 1-mile event, 8:30 a.m.

Where: Marshall Park, 800 E. Third St., uptown.

Registration: $35-$40 for adults; $25-$30 ages 6-15; $10 ages 5 and under.

Details: 704-347-8181,

Other events

Through Oct. 5: Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Queen City in Pink asks owners and tenants of Charlotte properties to decorate with pink illumination through sunrise Oct. 5. Details and participation form:

Sept. 30: “Paint P.F. Chang’s Pink” 4-5 p.m. Tuesday at the Northlake mall location, 10325 Perimeter Parkway. Details:

Oct. 1: Pink Pint Night, 4-8 p.m. at NoDa Brewing Co., 2229 N. Davidson St. Details:

Oct. 3: The Charlotte Observer’s second annual “Observe the Pink,” 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 600 S. Tryon St. Event will feature food trucks, local sports teams’ mascots, games, raffles and more.

Oct. 4: Chocolate for a Cure 2014, cocktail reception at 7 p.m., program at 8:30 p.m. at Sheraton Charlotte, 555 S. McDowell St. Details and tickets:

Oct. 11: Fourth annual Party in Pink for the Cure Zumbathon, 6-9 p.m. at Label, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $15. Details:

Oct. 13: Paint It Pink, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Olde Mecklenurg Brewery. $35. Reservations and prepayment required:

Oct. 17: Pins for Pink, 8:30-11 p.m. Ten Park Lanes, 1700 Montford Drive. $25. Details:

Oct. 17-18: Brides Against Breast Cancer charity wedding gown sale and bridal show at Embassy Suites Charlotte, 4800 S. Tryon St. VIP event 6-9:30 p.m. Oct. 17. $40 for bride and a guest, $25 each additional ticket. ($45/$35 at the door.) General admission 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 18, $7 brides and guests, $10 at the door. Details:

Oct. 18: American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K run/walk, 9 a.m. at NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. Details:

Oct. 23: Hairwalk Charlotte 2014, 7-9 p.m. at Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St. Tickets $45-$75. Details:

Oct. 25: Kilborne Classic disc golf tournament, 10:30 a.m. players meeting and tournament at Kilborne District Park, 2600 Kilborne St. Players’ party at the Pizza Peel, 1600 Central Avenue, will immediate follow the round. Registration is $20-$25. Details:

Oct. 25-26: Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Charlotte will hold opening and closing ceremonies at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. Walker arrival 5:30-6 a.m., ceremony at 6:30 a.m. Oct. 25; closing ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Details:

Through October: Wacoal’s Fit for the Cure! fitting events will be held at regional department stores and will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen for every woman who participates, and an additional $2 from applicable purchases. Most fitting events are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Details:

Through Oct. 31: Shop Pink for a Cause at Charlotte Premium Outlets, 5404 New Fashion Way. A $10 donation gets a discount card for 25 percent off one item at participating stores. Details:

Compiled by Hilary Trenda