East High Alumni Association Reverse Raffle — 6 p.m. at Guy’s Party Center, 500 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. All proceeds go to East High School programs to enhance student experiences. $60. Call George Tonies at 330-815-2001, John Stanley at 330-571-2981 or Chuck Malivuk at 216-244-3305.
10th annual Polar Bear Jump — Human “polar bears” will brave the waters of Portage Lakes to benefit the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Registration begins at noon, jump at 2 p.m. at Portage Lakes State Park, 5031 Manchester Road, New Franklin. To volunteer to jump ($25 minimum donation) or to donate, go to www.akroncantonfoodbank.org. For information about the jump, call 330-535-6900.
32nd annual Les Belles Perles Cotillion — 5 p.m. at the University of Akron’s Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Presented by the Akron Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Seventeen debutantes will be presented at the black-tie event. $55. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Norton Women’s Club Scotch Doubles Bowling — 7-10 p.m. March 1. $40 per couple includes bowling, shoes, food and a door prize. Reservations due by Sunday. Call Cathy at 330-825-0473.
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