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Charity events — week of July 15

This Week


Akron Symphony Guild’s Boat Tour of Portage Lakes Homes — 10 a.m., departing from Dietz’s Landing, 401 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, New Franklin. Cruise on a pontoon boat to guided tours of five homes and gardens. $45 and $100. 33-836-5725, 330-535-8131 or email


Lighthouse Visions Dinner — at Massillon Eagles #190, 303 Weirich Blvd. NW, Massillon. Destini Jackson, a 2013 graduate of Massillon Washington High School, will be awarded the Ben Bradley Scholarship. Proceeds will help the nonprofit continue to serve local at-risk children. $35. 330-830-6550.


MAPS Air Museum Summer Fly-In or Drive-On Pancake Breakfast — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at MAPS Air Museum, Akron Canton Airport, 2260 International Parkway, Green. Breakfast is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12, and includes museum admission and parking. 330-896-6332 or

“Jamaican Night Out” Benefit Concert and Silent Auction — 7-11 p.m. at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron Peninsula Road, Akron. Authentic Jamaican food, open bar serving Red Stripe and White Rum, dancing, silent auction, and guest prizes. $30, $50 for two. Proceeds benefit Biodynamics Foundation, which focuses on locally grown fresh food and job creation. Call Timothy Madden at 330-524-7181.

Women of WITAN Rummage Sale — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1361 W. Market St., Akron. 330-607-5789.

One of a Kind Pet Rescue “Casino Night” — 7-11 p.m. at St. Thomas Orthodox Hall, 555 Cleveland-Massillon Road, Fairlawn. $35, includes $200 in funny money, two adult beverages, food, music, auctions, raffles and more. 330-620-8102.


Downton Abby Garden Party — Noon to 3 p.m. July 27 at the Zimmerman-Bury Octagon House, 10095 Wadsworth Road, Marshallville. Edwardian garden party featuring period foods and games on the lawn. Rain or shine. A portion of the proceeds will go toward the preservation efforts of an original Civil War Battle Flag of the 29th OVI Living History Association. $35. Preregistration required by Wednesday. 330-855-4251 or go to

Golf Outings

Kimberly S. Denholm Golf Outing — Saturday at Good Park Golf Course, 530 Nome Ave., Akron. Registration at noon with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. $125, includes 18 hole of golf with cart, snacks, beverages, dinner and door prizes. Benefiting the CASA/GAL program. 330-633-6420 or

OB Open for the ALS Foundation — Aug. 10 at Mud Run Golf Course, 2000 S. Hawkins Ave., Akron. $78 for the outing, $28 for dinner only. Music from the Cover Band Akron from 4-7 p.m. Call Scott or Maureen at 330-628-4816.

Catholic Charities Community Services of Summit County Gold Outing — Aug. 16 at Chippewa Golf Club, 12147 Shank Road, Doylestown. 9 a.m. shotgun start. $85, includes 18 holes of golf with cart, breakfast, lunch and dinner, contests and prizes. Benefits Catholic Charities’ Programs for Persons with Developmental Disabilities in Summit County. For more information, call 330-762-2961, ext. 220 or go to

Send information about social and charity events to The Scene, c/o Lynne Sherwin, Features Department, Akron Beacon Journal, P.O. Box 640, Akron, OH 44309. Or e-mail with ‘‘The Scene’’ in the subject line. Event notices should be sent at least two weeks in advance. Merits of all organizations have not been investigated by the Beacon Journal, so potential donors should verify the worthiness of a cause before committing.


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