The Esther Ryan Shoe Fund Spaghetti Dinner — 4-7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church Hall, 1263 Shannon Ave., Barberton. Basket raffle of donations by local groups and businesses. $6 adults, $3 children 10 and under. Proceeds provide shoes for needy children in Barberton schools. 330-825-4943.
Chocolate Walk — 1-5 p.m. in Downtown Kent. Pick up passes and bags at Earl’s Nest, then visit participating businesses to gather a chocolate surprise at each one. Benefits Main Street Kent. $15; buy at www.mainstreetkent.org or in person at McKay Bricker Framing & Gallery.
Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health presents Las Vegas Lights — 6 p.m. at Brookside Country Club, 1800 Canton Avenue NW, Canton. Vegas-style gaming raises funds to support the agency’s programs. $50. 330-454-7917, ext. 156.
Les Belles Perles Cotillion — 5 p.m. Feb. 17 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. $55. email@example.com.
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