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Charity events — week of March 10

This Week


Appalachian Experience Group from St. Joseph Church in Mantua Rummage Sale — 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mantua Knights of Columbus Hall, 11845 state Route 44, Mantua. Call Kathi Trares at 330-274-2253 or email


Taste of Tusc — 5:30-8 p.m. at Kent State Tuscarawas, Performing Arts Center, 330 University Drive NE, New Philadelphia. Local foods, desserts, wines and beers from Tuscarawas County, music by the Harp Brothers. $30 advance, $35 day of event.

Art & Ale — 6-9 p.m. at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St., Akron. Featuring craft beers from Ohio breweries, food from local purveyors. $40 museum members in advance, $50 nonmembers and members day of event. 330-376-9186, ext. 210, or


Warehouse Sale — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hospice of the Western Reserve headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland. Proceeds support seriously ill patients and their families, veterans in need of specialized care, and grief, trauma and bereavement counseling in schools and the community. Call Linda Perlic at 216-469-5280 or email


Hots N Shots Basketball Game — 1 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls High School gymnasium, 2300 Fourth St., Cuyahoga Falls. Police and fire departments will play in support of cancer patients of the Falls Cancer Club Inc. $5 adults, $3 for ages 5-17, ages 5 and under are free. Call Cheri Burgner at 330-928-7168 or the Falls Cancer Club at 330-929-2796.

Aspire! Boys & Girls Club Signature Event — 5:30 p.m. at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. Live and silent auction, dinner and drinks, wine pull, artist corner, raffles and more. $100.

Pathway Caring for Children’s Dinner and Auction Event “Home is Where the Heart Is” — 5:30 p.m. at Congress Lake Club, 1 East Drive, Hartville. Proceeds support Pathway’s mental health, foster care and adoption services. $100. 330-818-0656 or email


St. Baldrick’s Foundation 2014 Head-Shaving Event for Kids with Cancer — Noon at Quaker Steak and Lube, 6073 Dressler Road, Canton. Restaurant will donate 15 percent of the food sales, a silent auction from 1-4 p.m. To register to be a shavee or make a donation, go to

Plan Ahead

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Dinner in the Valley: Springtime in Rome — 6 p.m. March 26 at Happy Days Lodge, 500 W. Streetsboro Road, Boston Heights. $35, $32 for members of the Conservancy, $10 children ages 5-10. Reservations due by March 19. 330-657-2909, ext. 119, or

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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