Red Cross Bash Fundraiser — 6 p.m. at the MAPS Air Museum, 2260 International Parkway, North Canton. Live and silent auctions, raffle and more. Wear khakis, medical or military attire. $75. 330-453-0146.
Spirits of the Civic — 6:30 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron, to benefit the theater. Speakeasy with hearty appetizers; entertainment by Helen Welch, Verb Ballets, Josh Rzepka and the Keystone Cops; bourbon, vodka and Goose Island beer tastings; cigar tent; live auction; casino gaming and dancing. Come in 1920s clothing or evening attire. $150, includes valet parking. 330-253-2488 or www.spiritsofthecivic.com.
Coach House Theatre 85th Anniversary Gala “ … And All That Jazz” — 6:30 p.m. at the Akron Woman’s City Club, 732 W. Exchange St., Akron. 1928 theme dinner, demonstrations by the Anita Converse Dance Studio, and music by the Atkinson Ensemble. $85-$250. 330-864-7007.
Kent/Blossom Music Festival Concert — 7:30 p.m. at Kent State University Ludwig Recital Hall, Theatre Drive, Kent. Featuring the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio and the Miami String Quartet. To benefit the Kent/Blossom Music Festival scholarship program. $25. 330-672-2787 or www.kent.edu/music.
Milestones Autism Organization Strike It Big — 2 p.m. at Freeway Lanes of Parma, 12859 Brookpark Road; and Freeway Lanes of Solon, 33185 Bainbridge Road. Bowling, snacks and sweets, face painting, balloon animals, Chinese raffle, prizes and more. Proceeds support Milestones’ local educational programming. 330-464-7600 or www.milestones.org.
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