Vino Italia: A Taste of Italy — 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron. Featuring wine from Gruppo Mezzacorona and Prestige Wine Imports. Proceeds benefit Italian-American scholarships and the Arc of Summit and Portage Counties. $65. 330-253-2488 or www.akroncivic.com.
Yoga Under the Stars — 8 p.m. at First & Main Green in Hudson. Free yoga and music by John Weniger. Benefits the Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center at Akron Children’s Hospital. Call Amy Cook at 330-653-3377.
World Beer Festival: Cleveland — 1-5 p.m. at North Coast Harbor Dock 32, Cleveland Browns North Parking Lot. Tasting and education on food and beer pairings, ingredient samplings and seminars. General admission $40, includes tasting glass with 40 tickets for 2-ounce samples of more than 200 beers. VIP admission $75, includes a festival commemorative glass, hospitality area with food buffet, and preview hour at noon. Benefits Lake Erie Waterkeeper, which works to preserve Lake Erie. www.worldbeerfestival.com.
Stewart’s Caring Place: Cancer Wellness Center Butterfly Gala — 5 p.m. at the home of Chuck and Maria Farro. Please park at Charles Schwab, 4150 Kinross Lakes Parkway, Richfield; shuttle service will be provided. Dinner by Beau’s Grille, a silent and oral auction and raffle. Tickets start at $175. www.StewartsCaringPlace.org.
Golfing for a Cure — July 15 at Rosemont Country Club, 3777 Rosemont Blvd., Fairlawn. 10 a.m. check-in with a noon shotgun start. $125, includes 18 holes of golf with cart, box lunch, beer and soft drinks, dinner and party. Call Heidi Leslie at 330-414-9949 or email Heidi@BrodynsFriends.com.
Kimberly S. Denholm Golf Outing — July 20 at Good Park Golf Course, 530 Nome Ave., Akron. Registration at noon with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. $125, includes 18 holes of golf with cart, snacks, beverages, dinner and door prizes. Benefits the CASA/GAL program. 330-633-6420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
OB Open for 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 — 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. 330-762-2961, ext. 220, or www.ccsummitcounty.org.
Akron Symphony Guild’s Boat Tour of Portage Lakes Homes — 10 a.m. July 17 departing from Dietz’s Landing, 401 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, New Franklin. Cruise on a pontoon boat to tour five homes and gardens. $45 and $100. 330-836-5725, 330-535-8131 or email email@example.com.
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