Great Circle Events

Support through celebration

Great Circle special events offer a unique opportunity to support our mission in a celebratory atmosphere, bringing together people with a common cause. We rely on friends like you to join us as we raise funds and awareness for the unique needs of each child and family in our care.

Please check back on this page for periodic updates and announcements of new event dates. For questions regarding any of our special events, please contact our Advancement Office at 314-919-4745.

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Upcoming Events

Starry Starry Night

November 10, 2018

Great Circle’s annual gala celebrates the courageous and resilient spirit of our children and families. Supporters and friends gather with a common vision – families should have easily accessible mental and behavioral healthcare when they need it. The gala features fine dining, an exceptional auction and dancing. The evening is punctuated by powerful testimonials from Great Circle alumni, their families and a performance by Great Circle kids. A truly unique experience you will remember for a lifetime!

Chefs' Night Out

April 01, 2019

Great Circle presents Chefs’ Night Out! In collaboration with the St. Louis Chapter of Club Managers Association of America and St. Louis Chefs de Cuisine Association, this exclusive evening showcases the talents of St. Louis’s finest private club and restaurant chefs.

Friends’ Spring Luncheon

May 10, 2019

Join us for our Spring Luncheon to celebrate the volunteer effort of the Friends group throughout the year.

St. James Golf Classic for Kids

June 15, 2018

The Great Circle Regional Golf Classic for Kids, held at Oak Meadow Country Club, features an exciting day on the course, an awards reception with dinner, and more!

Columbia Golf Classic for Kids

May 20, 2019

Golfers will enjoy a competitive day out on Columbia Country Club’s championship course. This event features a round of golf, fun games, a delicious lunch and an inspirational program and awards reception.

Changing Prisms - A Voyage of Self Discovery

June 6-8, 2019

Changing Prisms, an empowering and therapeutic summer retreat, provides young women with confidence, perspective and support. Participants have experienced various traumas in their lives such as sexual and physical abuse, abandonment and neglect. From June 6-8, 2019, 48 young women ages 13-19 from Great Circle’s continuum of care will work with therapists and community volunteers to reinforce positive coping skills, build relationships and internalize powerful messages of self-worth.

St. Louis Golf Classic for Kids

June 10, 2019

Hosted at Algonquin Golf Club, golfers are treated to a continental breakfast, boxed lunch, golfer gift and a silent and live auction with a variety of unique items. Drinks, hors d oeuvres and a short program will wrap up the day.

Handbags of Hope

September 12, 2019

Come enjoy an afternoon of friendship and shopping at Great Circle’s 14K Gold Handbags of Hope! This annual luncheon and auction invites more than 300 guests to show their support for Great Circle’s children and families.

At The Vineyard

September 28, 2018

At the Vineyard is an annual fall event that features wine and specialty beer tasting, appetizers from local premium restaurants, live music, dancing, dinner, and an exceptional silent auction.

Diamond Night

October 19, 2019

Experience an evening of elegance and fine dining as Great Circle celebrates ten years of building family strength and restoring hope for a brighter future.