Upcoming Fundraising Events

2017 Upcoming Fundraising Events

AFA Academy is excited about our 2017 Calendar of Fundraising Events!  We invite you to join us and help support our kids.


AFA ACADEMY'S 9TH ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017 - 6:00 PM - ST. NICHOLAS GREEK CHURCH
This year's "Movies" themed Trivia Night includes an evening of fun and great competition in trivia...as well as prizes for table decor and costumes!  Guests will enjoy a great night, with fun categories, door prizes, auctions, and raffles, all helping to raise money for children affected by autism and with other neurodevelopmental delays.


AFA ACADEMY'S ANNUAL "RUN FOR THE ROSES" SPRING GALA

SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017 - 6:00 PM - ROSE OF THE HILL
This year's "Run for the Roses" Spring Gala will be a celebration of the annual Derby Race, including dinner, auctions, both silent and live, raffles, special Derby fun, a guest speaker, and more ways to help raise money for children affected by autism and with other neurodevelopmental delays.


AFA ACADEMY'S ANNUAL MARATHON OF GOLF FORE AUTISM

TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2017 - 6:00 AM - THE LEGENDS COUNTRY CLUB
Join a group of highly dedicated golfers who challenge themselves to gather pledges and play as many holes as possible in a single day, all to raise money for the kids of AFA Academy.  For more information on this unique event, which annual raises over $20,000 for local families touched by autism and other special needs, please contact Monica at 636-227-2330. 


AFA ACADEMY'S ANNUAL FAMILY FUN WALK & KIDS' CARNIVAL

DATE TBD - 8:00 AM - CENTRAL PARK-CHESTERFIELD
This great, family-friendly event is a fun way to get our friends and families together to enjoy a nice morning, participate in a 1-mile walk, play carnival games, and enjoy a wonderful Pancake Breakfast compliments of The Original Pancake House.  Walkers gather pledges to "pay it forward" to more families!


PENNED CON 2017 - benefitting AFA ACADEMY

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29-30, 2017 - ST. LOUIS CITY CENTER HOTEL
Amy Miles, author, and her husband, Rick, of Red Coat PR, annually host this great annual St. Louis event with a fabulous cast...over 100 Author Exhibitors!  Proceeds go to the "Penned Con Scholarship Fund."  Fan Tickets are on sale and going fast...get them while they last!  We greatly appreciate the generosity of the Miles family and encourange you to attend this fun event...AND help kids with autism reach their potential! For more information about PENNED CON, please CLICK HERE For more information about Amy Miles and her books, please CLICK HERE.


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AFA ACADEMY'S 8TH ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2016 - 6:00 PM - MARYLAND HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CENTRE
This year's "Mardi Gras" themed Trivia Night includes an evening of fun and great competition in trivia...as well as prizes for table decor and costumes!  Guests will enjoy a great night, with fun categories, door prizes, auctions, and raffles, all helping to raise money for children affected by autism and with other neurodevelopmental delays.


FROZEN CUP - WINTER CLASSIC TOURNEY TO SHUTOUT AUTISM benefitting AFA

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2016 - 7:00 AM-3:00 PM - SHAW PARK IN CLAYTON
The annual Frozen Cup, hosted at Shaw Park in Clayton, is always a day filled with fun...and a little friendly competition...to benefit the kids and families of AFA Academy! We thank Steve Albers, along with his family and friends, for honoring a special little boy and making this great winter hockey event possible to raise money to help local kids! For more, please visit frozencupstl.com


AUSTISM AWARENESS DAY AT THE FIREHOUSE benefitting AFA

SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016 - 1:00 PM-4:00 PM - METRO WEST ENGINE HOUSE #3
This fun and educational event, benefitting Action for Autism, will include Firehouse and Equipment Tours, Balloons, Face Painting, a Bubble Bus, and More!  Thanks to some wonderful friends of AFA for coordinating this great event, which is FREE.  Registration is required and can be found at https://golamacinc.formstack.com/forms/autism.


AFA ACADEMY'S 2016 "RUN FOR THE ROSES" SPRING GALA

SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016 - 6:00 PM - ROSE OF THE HILL
Grab your hat and place your bet...AFA Academy's "Derby Party" Spring Gala is sure to be a good time for all.  In addition to drinks and dinner, guests will enjoy great silent and live auction items and fun raffles to raise money for the kids of AFA Academy.


AFA ACADEMY'S 2016 MARATHON OF GOLF FORE AUTISM

TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016 - THE LEGENDS COUNTRY CLUB
Join a group of highly dedicated golfers who challenge themselves to gather pledges and play as many holes as possible in a single day, all to raise money for the kids of AFA Academy.  For more information on this unique event, which annual raises over $20,000 for local families touched by autism and other special needs, please contact Monica at 636-227-2330.


AFA ACADEMY'S 2016 "STRIKE OUT AUTISM" FAMILY BOWLING NIGHT

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 - 6:00 PM - DUBOWL LANES
Enjoy a fun night out for AFA Academy's 3rd Annual Family Bowling Night.  In addition to great Bowling Contests, silent auctions and raffles will round out the fun.  For more information and to reserve your lane, please contact Monica at (636) 227-2330.


AFA ACADEMY LCD'S 5K RUN/WALK

SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016 - 8:00 AM - BLUFFTON HIGH SCHOOL-BLUFFTON
Join AFA Academy's LCD for their first professionally-chipped 5K Run/Walk Event.  Medals will be awarded to the top male and female finishers, as well as top-three finishers in each age group.  All attendees receive a commemoriate Run/Walk T-Shirt.  Special pricing available for students, individuals with special needs, and first responders.


AFA ACADEMY LCD'S "WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS" TRIVIA NIGHT

SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016 - 4:00 PM - ROTARY COMMUNITY CENTER - BLUFFTON
Enjoy a fun evening of trivia, silent auctions, raffles, and more at AFA Academy LCD's Trivia Night, benefitting AFA & SOAR.  In addition to the trivia fun and contests, prizes for best table decor/costumes will also be awarded.


2016 ELS FOR AUTISM GOLF CHALLENGE

MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016 - COUNTRY CLUB OF ST. ALBANS
Spearheaded by World of Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els, the Golf Challenge consists of a series of Super Regional events at top-rated courses across the United States and Canada from May through October.  Two-person teams compete for a place at the Grand Finale and Seminar - a two-day extravaganza including an autism seminar, golf and entertainment in Las Vegas hosted by Ernie and Liezl Els in November. - See more at: http://www.elsforautism.com/site/PageServer?pagename=golf_challenge#sthash.dIr8AbFp.dpuf.


HOWARD PARK CENTER GOLF CLASSIC by Orville & Jane Middendorf

THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016 - OLD HICKORY GOLF CLUB
This annual golf outing, presented by wondeful longtime friends and supporters, Orville and Jane Middendorf, is a fun way to support the children of Howard Park Center/AFA Academy.  The event will incude golf, lunch, contests on the course, and dinner, auctions, and awards to complete the day.  Please join the Middendorfs in helping the children! Please contact Dick Shaiper at 314-443-4653 to secure your spot.  


AFA ACADEMY'S 8TH ANNUAL FAMILY FUN WALK & KIDS' CARNIVAL

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016 - 8:00 AM - CENTRAL PARK-CHESTERFIELD
This great, family-friendly event is a fun way to get our friends and families together to enjoy a nice morning, participate in a 1-mile walk, play carnival games, and enjoy a wonderful Pancake Breakfast compliments of The Original Pancake House.  Walkers gather pledges to "pay it forward" to more families! CLICK HERE for Family Fun Walk Pledge Form


AFA ACADEMY'S 9TH ANNUAL GOLF EVENT & DINNER

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 - THE LEGENDS COUNTRY CLUB

This great event is always a fun event for golfers and non-golfers alike!  The event will return to The Legends Golf Club and a great fall date for a wonderful day filled with golf, lunch, and great contests on the course, followed by dinner, auctions, and awards.   Please mark your calendars and book your foursome for a fun event to help for the kids of AFA Academy!


PENNED CON 2016 - benefitting AFA ACADEMY

THURSDAY-SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22-24, 2016

Amy Miles, author, and her husband, Rick, of Red Coat PR, annually host this great annual St. Louis event with a fabulous cast...over 80 Author Exhibitors!  Proceeds go to the "Penned Con Scholarship Fund."  Fan Tickets are now on sale and going fast...get them while they last!  We greatly appreciate the generosity of the Miles family and encourange you to attend this fun event...AND help kids with autism reach their potential! For more information about PENNED CON, please CLICK HERE For more information about Amy Miles and her books, please CLICK HERE


AFA ACADEMY'S 2016 FALL TRIVIA NIGHT

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016 - 6:00 PM - ROYALE ORLEANS

AFA Academy's new trivia night will include an evening of fun and prizes for trivia...as well as table decor/costumes!  Guests will be tested in trivia with fun categories, receive door prizes, enjoy an open bar, and have the chance to partake in auctions and raffles, all helping to raise money for children affected by autism and with other neurodevelopmental delays.


 AFA ACADEMY'S 6TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY LIGHTS OF LOVE GALA

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2016 - 6:00 PM - DOUBLETREE WESTPORT
With heartwarming performances by the children of AFA Academy, the annual Holiday Lights of Love Gala was a great kick-off to the Holiday Season!

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