Updated: May 31, 2012 7:11PM
Oak Brook Racquet and Fitness Club will host their 8th Annual Hit for the Hospital fundraiser 2-8 p.m. June 8. This is a junior tournament for kids in middle school through college and includes tennis, prizes, pizza and fun. A suggested $40 donation will benefit Children’s Memorial Hospital. To participate, call (630) 654-2442 or stop by the club at 650 Westmont Drive, Westmont.
The Shedd Aquarium will hold the black-tie gala Luminescence from 6 p.m. to midnight June 9 at John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. The evening will include an aquatic performance in the Abbott Oceanarium Amphitheatre, dinner, and dancing to the music of Stu Hirsh. Tickets are $600. Visit www.sheddaquarium.org.
Annual golf outing
DuPage Convalescent Center foundation will hold its ninth annual golf outing at 11 a.m. June 12 at Bloomingdale Golf Club, 181 Glen Ellyn Road, Bloomingdale. Fees are $175 for individual golfers; $700 per foursome; and $950 per foursome and hole sponsorship. Fees include golf with cart, lunch, libations and dinner. Dinner tickets can be purchased separately for $50. Call (630) 784-4267 or visit www.dpccfoundation.org.
Premiere for PADS
“I Heart Shakey” and DuPage PADS, a nonprofit serving the homeless, have teamed up to announce a red carpet movie premiere at 5:30 p.m. June 13 at Hollywood Palms, 352 S. Route 59, Naperville. The family comedy (in 3-D), filmed mainly in DuPage County, and stars Steve Lemme, Steve Guttenberg, Beverly D’Angelo and Alfonso Arau. Members of the cast will be in attendance for photo opportunities and autographs. Adult tickets are $20; $15 for children (12 and under). Proceeds benefit DuPage PADS. To reserve a seat, visit dupagepads.org.
The 12th annual Eric and Kathy Charity Golf Outing, hosted by the co-hosts of WTMX-101.9’s morning show, will take place with lunch at 11 a.m.; a shotgun start for golf at noon; and a dinner at 6 p.m. June 15 at Willow Crest Golf Club, Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort, 3500 Midwest Road, Oak Brook. The cost is $950 per foursome. Proceeds benefit the Super Jake Foundation. For more information, visit the superjakefoundation.org or www.wtmx.com.
Run and Obstacle Course
The Brookfield Chamber will hold its annual Insanity Run and Obstacle Course at 8 a.m. June 23. The first 300 runners will receive a T-shirt and racer bags including zoo passes, water bottles and hygiene products. The course will start and end at Kiwanis Park and will benefit Community Support Services (www.communitysupportservices.org). For more information, contact Terri Rivera at
email@example.com or (708) 785-3579.