Have a Heart Charity Bachelor Auction — 6-10 p.m. at Wilbert’s, 812 E. Huron Ave., Cleveland. 25 bachelors will be auctioned off for a custom date to benefit WAGS 4 Kids, which trains service dogs for children with disabilities and their families. $35. http://clevelandhaveaheart.eventbrite.com/#.
Chefs Who Care — 5-9 p.m. at Blue Canyon Restaurant, 8960 Wilcox Drive, Twinsburg. Heavy appetizers, cash bar, music and auction to benefit abandoned, abused and neglected animals at PAWSibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron. $35. 330-487-0333, ext. 232 or www.summithumane.org.
Cleveland Arts Prize Awards Ceremony — 5:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland. Tickets start at $75. For tickets, go to www.clevelandartsprize.org.
Actors’ Summit Bikini Bash — On the top level of the parking deck across from Greystone Hall, 103 S. High St., Akron. Cocktails, dinner and silent auction in a beach party setting at 5 p.m., Actors’ Summit presentation of the ’60s jukebox musical The Bikinis at 7:30. More cocktails, dessert and dancing after the show. $100. 330-374-7568 or www.actorssummit.org.
Stan Hywet Gala “The Enchanted Garden” — 7 p.m. at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Live auction with bidding between courses for “Dinner in the Dining Room” of the Manor House. Tickets start at $300. Call Valarie Still at 330-315-3248 or e-mail email@example.com.
Verb Ballets Taste of Summer Benefit — 7-10 p.m. at the home of Tricia and Jim Farley in Lakewood. Food from nine Cleveland restaurants and the music of Angelin Chang. $100. Reservations required; call 216-397-3757 or go to www.verbballets.org.
Romantic Moonlight Serenade — 7-10 p.m. at the Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot. Music ranging from the classical Kentland String Ensemble indoors, to an exotic sitar performance in a wooded grove. $25 members, $30 nonmembers. For tickets, call 877-359-5235 or go to www.wildernesscenter.org.
DeMattia Family Fundraising Concert — 2:30 p.m. at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Main branch, 60 S. High St., Akron. Benefits Habitat for Humanity of Summit County. $20, $10 youth. 330-643-9000.
University Park YMCA — Friday at Mayfair Country Club, 2229 Raber Road, Green. 7 a.m. registration with a 8 a.m. shotgun start. $85, includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Call Michael Robinson at 330-434-9622 or go to www.akronymca.org/universitypark.
Mobile Meals — Friday at Good Park Golf Course, 530 Nome Ave., Akron. 9 a.m. shotgun start. $125, includes 18 hole, cart, breakfast, lunch, beverages and hole in one prize of $5,000. 330-376-7717, ext. 126 or www.mobilemealsinc.org.
YMCA Princesses — Friday at Ellsworth Meadows Gold Club, 101 Barlow Road, Hudson. 8 a.m. registration with a 9:30 a.m. shotgun start. $125, includes breakfast, lunch, and heavy appetizers or dinner. Long drive and closest to the pin contests. Benefits the Western Reserve YMCA Indian Princesses and the Partners With Youth Annual Giving Campaign. Call Eric Kuhen at 216-374-6886 or go to www.wrypgolfouting.info.
Golfing for a Cure — July 15 at the 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, after golf dinner and party. Call Heidi Leslie at 330-414-9949 or email Heidi@BrodynsFriends.com.
Army & Navy Union 250 — July 20 at Mayfair Country Club, 2229 Raber Road, Green. Shotgun start at 2 p.m. $75, includes 18 hole of golf and cart, hot lunch, dinner and beverages. Reservation deadline July 6. Call Steve Dewitt at 330-573-9497.
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.
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