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Charity events — week of March 31

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Volunteer Fair — 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Suites, 1989 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. Sponsored by AARP and the Summit County United Way. Refreshments and discussion about volunteering. To register, call 877-926-8300.

Friday-Sunday

Women For Women Ohio “Office to Evening Clothing Sale” — 4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Fairways of Twin Lakes, 1519 Overlook Drive, Kent. High-quality women’s clothing, new and gently used. www.w4wo.org.

Massillon Lions Club presents “State Fair” — 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lions Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincoln Way E., Massillon. Popular music by the men’s chorus, vocal and instrumental ensembles, solos, dance and comedy. Benefits club efforts on behalf of sight and hearing conservation, and community projects. $9. Call Bryan Stuck at 330-309-1900 or email bstuck@sssnet.com.

Friday-Saturday

Wooster Rotary Auction — Auction of antiques and collectibles begins 4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday, open two hours early each day for preview, Wooster High School auditorium, 515 Oldman Road, Wooster. Two Swarovski chandeliers will be sold during featured item portion of the auction, 3 p.m. Saturday. Free admission; food available for purchase. www.woosterrotary.org.

Saturday

Akron Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Beautillion Militaire — 5 p.m. at Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Seven young men will be presented and receive college scholarships. $47. 330-283-5318.

PAWSibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron FurrEver in Blue Jeans — 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Black Wolf Hall, 3099 Graham Road, Stow. Dinner with vegetarian and vegan offerings, homemade desserts, music, games, dancing and auction items. $20 pre-sale at PAWSibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron, 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg. $25 at the door.

Akron Rotary Centennial Celebration Dinner — 6 p.m. at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Akron. Appetizers, dinner, dessert, champagne toast, cash bar. Dave Lieberth, emcee. $100. www.akronrotary.org.

Dashing For Dreams Adult Easter Egg Hunt — 7 p.m. at the Wing Warehouse Sports Bar & Grill, 2215 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. The Granted Wish Foundation fundraising event with more than $5,000 in prizes. The Canton Charge Girls will appear. After hours social at the sports bar with prize raffles and a 50/50 drawing. Early registration $10. 330-244-9474 or www.grantedwish.org.

No Muffin Left Behind Sale — 9 a.m. to noon at the Akron Canton Regional Foodbank, 350 Opportunity Parkway, Akron. Main Street Gourmet products for sale at $1.25 per pound; a portion of the proceeds and all unsold products go to the Foodbank. First come, first served; cash and credit cards, no debit cards.

Acker-Moore’s Welcome Spring Craft Show — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at American Legion Acker-Moore Memorial Post, 3733 Fishcreek Road, Stow. More than 35 artists and crafters, with Ladies Auxiliary Easter Bake Sale and Raffle. Free admission. All proceeds go to servicemen and women and their families.

Spring Craft Show — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nick Amster Workshop, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Crafters, demos, drawings and food. Proceeds support the individuals attending the Nick Amster Sheltered Workshop Inc. Free admission. 330-345-7979, ext. 209.

I Thee Wed Bridal Show — 10 a.m. at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. Fashion show, brunch and basket raffle. $30, reservations required. 330-455-7043.

Up Side of Downs Dinner, Dance & Raffle — 6-11 p.m. at LaMalfa Party Center, 5783 Heisley Road, Mentor. Buffet with carving station, open bar, pastry table and entertainment by Marino Brothers. $75. For tickets, go to www.usod.org. For information, call Leslie Burke at 216-798-7652 or email leslieb@usod.org.

Sunday

A Chorus For a Cause presents “Dreams” — 3:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 6900 Market Ave. N., Canton. Special appearance by HandPrints Signing Choir. Benefits Canton Challenger Baseball. $15. Tickets available from chorus members, Challenger Baseball members, at www.achorus
foracause.org or at the door.

ETC School of Musical Arts Spring Gala — 3 p.m. at Cuyahoga Falls High School, 2300 Fourth St., Cuyahoga Falls. Performances from ETC’s show choirs. Reserved seats: Adults $16, seniors and ages 12 and under $11. General admission $11. Tickets at www.seatyour
self.biz/etc. For information contact ETC at etcchoir4@aol.com or 330-923-2000.

Back On Your Feet Walk for Family Promise of Summit County — 2 p.m. at 111 Voris St., Akron. 1-mile walk to raise money for homeless families. For information and registration, call Pauline Egan at 330-253-8081 or email pauline@familypromise
sc.org, or go to www.firstgiving.com/64527/back-on-your-feet.

Plan Ahead

Victims Rights Week Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. April 8 at the Greek Community Center, 129 S. Union St., Akron. Karhlton Moore, executive director of the Office for Criminal Justice Services, will speak. Prepaid reservations required, $25. Reservation deadline Wednesday. 330-376-0040 or www.victimassistance
program.org/events.aspx.

Canton Fine Arts Associates Springtacular Style Show and Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 11 in the Wilkof Courtyard of the Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Spring offerings from Christopher and Banks at Belden Village Mall, and It’s A Dusey Boutique in Jackson Township. $25. Reservation deadline Friday. Call Carol Paris at 330-453-7666, ext. 105.

The Hungarian Cultural Center of Northeastern Ohio Easter Cabbage Roll Fundraiser — Pre-order only by Friday. Pick-up is 2-6 p.m. April 8 at St. John’s Byzantine Church, 36125 Aurora Road, Solon. $18 per dozen. Rolls are prepared by the cooks of the Hungarian Cultural Center. Order by calling Linda at 440-248-4530 or Mary Jane at 440-352-9504.

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 email lsherwin@thebeaconjournal.com 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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