Breast Cancer Awareness Events Around Town

Breast health awareness event: Caring for Yourself -- Body, Mind and Spirit: Physicians and heath care providers discuss breast health, breast treatment, integrative medicine and coping skills. With panel question-and-answer session and viewing of 2011 Lilly Oncology on Canvas inspirational art collection. Open to current breast cancer patients, survivors and friends and family of anyone who has been affected by cancer. 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 20. St. Joseph Mercy Oakland-Franco Communications Center, 44405 Woodward, Pontiac. 800-372-6094. Free. Register by Oct. 14.

Detroit Red Wings Breast Cancer Awareness Night -- Red Wings vs. Columbus Blue Jackets: Silent auction, 50/50 raffle and sale of pink winter hats to benefit the Karmanos Cancer Institute's Weisberg Treatment Center in Farmington Hills as well as the Liggett Breast Center in Grosse Pointe Woods. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Joe Louis Arena, 600 Civic Center, Detroit. 313-396-7000.

We Are Pink Diva Day: A celebration with the Detroit Chapter of Women Entrepreneurs of America. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 22. Southfield Marriott Hotel, 27033 Northwestern, Southfield. Sarah Rice: 734-646-7576. Free.

The Pink Tie Affair: A shopping event that includes a silent auction to benefit breast cancer research at Karmanos Cancer Institute. 6 p.m. Oct. 23. Wooden Hangers, 414 S. Washington, Royal Oak. 248-336-8553. Pink accessory available for purchase for admission.

Hat Strut for Breast Cancer Awareness: Students and special guests are encouraged to make a donation, wear a hat and strut for the person they are representing. Donations will benefit the Race for the Cure Foundation. 9-10 a.m. Oct. 26. Detroit International Academy for Young Women, 9026 Woodward, Detroit. 313-873-3050. Call school to make a donation.

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