Race for the Cure is expected to draw more than 8,000 people and raise more than $1.1 million for education and research.

Race for the Cure is expected to draw more than 8,000 people and raise more than $1.1 million for education and research.

KOMEN ATLANTA’S 2016 RACE FOR THE CURE

May 7
404.814.0052
komenatlanta.org/race

Komen Atlanta’s largest fundraiser, Race for the Cure, takes place Saturday, May 7, at Lenox Square and includes a 5K run/walk (8 a.m. start), a 1-mile walk (7:30 a.m. start) and a festival. The morning concludes with the Survivor & Thriver Strut, honoring those who have beaten, are fighting or who have lost their battle with breast cancer. Registration costs $20-$40.


ADAC ANNUAL SAMPLE SALE

May 13-15
404.231.1720
adacatlanta.com/events

Don’t miss out on ADAC’s annual sample sale, where for three days only, you can take home discounted, designer, high-end home furnishings, outdoor furniture, rugs, lighting and accessories. Proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the event is free and open to the public. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.


TASTE OF TOWN BROOKHAVEN

May 14
866.648.1574
townbrookhaven.net

Now in its second year, Taste of Town Brookhaven kicks off at 3 p.m. on May 14 and includes tastings from popular local restaurants, sizzling cooking demos, wine, beer, music and more. Event proceeds benefit Angels Among Us Pet Rescue.


BROOKHAVEN BOLT 5K

May 21
470.295.6747
brookhavenbolt.com

The popular Brookhaven Bolt, a neighborhood 5K, is open to runners, walkers, strollers and dogs (on leashes). The race ends at a festival with prizes, food, music and a kids’ zone. Registration is $30 until May 20, and the fun starts at 8 a.m.