Celebrity Cuisine to Benefit Community Harvest — 5:30-8 p.m., Canton Memorial Civic Center, 1101 Market Ave. N. Dinner, drinks and entertainment highlighting more than 40 establishments. $25. 330-493-0800 or 330-499-7007.
Women’s Board to the William P. Kannel Summit County Juvenile Court Spring Fundraiser — 11 a.m., Guy’s Party Center, 500 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Spring plant sale, silent auction, bake sale, luncheon and fashion show. $18. For reservations, call Barbara Jones at 330-338-1164 or Barbara Mattern at 330-633-7968.
Taste of Coventry — 6-9 p.m., Prime 93 at Anthe’s, 4315 Manchester Road, New Franklin. Enjoy food from more than 15 local restaurants plus wines and beers. Entertainment by Coventry High School’s DaFunk’d, 50/50 raffle and a silent auction. Benefits Coventry Schools Levy Committee. $30. 330-990-0291 or go to www.tasteofcoventry.com.
Men Who Cook — 5-9 p.m., St. Joseph Family Center, 610 W. Exchange St., Akron. More than 50 amateur chefs will offer their best dishes for sampling to benefit Summa Health System’s Summa Screens, which provides mammograms for uninsured or underinsured patients. $60, $150 patron. Contact Marlo Schmidt at 330-375-6375 or email email@example.com.
Canton Fine Arts Association presents Springtacular Style Show & Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Canton Museum of Art Wilkof Courtyard, 1001 Market Ave. N. Lunch and preview of spring fashions from Coldwater Creek. $25. For reservations, call Carol Paris at 330-453-7666, ext. 105.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes — Lock 3 Park, 200 S. Main St., Akron. Registration begins at 5 p.m. with opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. Men are encouraged (but not required) to walk in women’s shoes, and participants are asked to obtain a minimum of $20 in sponsorships. Proceeds benefit the Rape Crisis Center of Medina and Summit Counties. www.walkamileinhershoes.org.
An Evening of Wine and Wishes for Akron Children’s Hospital — 6 p.m., Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Tastings of wines, beers and food, silent auction. $150. www.akronchildrens.org/wineandwishes.
Relay for Life Fundraiser — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., On Tap Restaurant, 4396 Kent Road, Stow. Massage, psychic readings, shopping.
Kent State University 2013 Fashion School Fashion Show — 1 and 6 p.m., E. Turner Stump Theatre, Music and Speech Building, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent State University. The School of Fashion Design and Merchandising celebrates its 30th anniversary. 1 p.m. matinee $40; $65 for the 6 p.m. awards show. 330-672-2787 or www.tix.com.
GroundWorks DanceTheater’s “It Takes Two” — 6 p.m., Windows on the River, 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland. Local celebrities team up with GroundWorks DanceTheater artists to perform duets. Tickets begin at $150. 216-751-0088 or www.groundworksdance.org.
Children’s Concert Society Celebrates 65 Years — 6:30 p.m., Portage Country Club, 240 N. Portage Path, Akron. Cocktail hour with entertainment by the 7 Mile Isle Steel band, dinner, concert by jazz trumpeter Jack Schantz, jazz pianist Joe Augustine and singer Patty LaNasa. $65-$160. 330-972-2504.
Junior League of Akron’s Gatsby in the Garden — 6:30 p.m., Gaffney Manor, 657 Ridgecrest Road, Akron. Designer ShowHouse Opening Night with cocktails, tastings, desserts, silent auction, raffles and home tour. Gatsby-themed attire is optional; main event is outdoors. $75, $125 and $175. www.juniorleagueakron.org/fundraisers/gatsby-in-the-garden.
Wooster Wine and Beer Festival — 6:30 p.m., Shisler Conference Center, 1625 Wilson Road, Wooster. $45, includes wine glass, 10 tasting coupons, tasting buffet, music by Standard Time Jazz, wines available for purchase, silent and live auction. Benefits Wayne Center for the Arts. For information, call 330-264-2787. For tickets, go to www.wayneartscenter.org.
MAPS Air Museum Annual Spring Pancake Breakfast — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., MAPS Air Musuem, 2260 International Parkway, Green. $8 adults, $5 children under 12, includes admission and parking. Fly-ins are welcome; please call ahead. MAPS members speak about their military experiences and aircraft beginning at 9 a.m. A 1943 Boeing Stearman biplane will be available for rides from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 330-354-2283, 330-896-6332 or go to www.mapsairmuseum.org.
Walk MS Akron — Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. at the University of Akron’s Stile Athletics Field House, 289 S. Union St. 800-344-4867 or www.MSohiowalk.org.
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