Taste of North Canton — 5-7:30 p.m. at the Fairways at Arrowhead, 1500 Rogwin Circle SW, North Canton. Food from more than 30 local eateries, music by the Brighter Side Band, silent auction, 50/50 and a cash cube. Benefits New Work City Foundation. $10, $5 ages 6-12. 330-323-5745.
Fanfare 2013: Stompin’ at the Savoy — 6 p.m. at Greystone Hall, 103 S. High St., Akron. Hors d’oeuvres, comedy show, auction, strolling dinner in the ballroom. Performances by members of the Akron Symphony Orchestra and by Judson Laipply. $175. Proceeds benefit the symphony. www.akronsymphony.org/fanfare2013.
Boy Scout Troop 118 Breakfast Buffet — 7:30-11 a.m. at Manchester United Methodist Church, 5625 Manchester Road, New Franklin. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, hash browns, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee and juice. $6.50 adults, $5.50 seniors and children 12 or younger.
Stewart’s Caring Place: Cancer Wellness Center’s Hope Walk — Registration begins at 8 a.m., walk at 9:15 a.m. at Fairlawn Community Center, Bicentennial Park, 3486 S. Smith Road, Fairlawn. Register online at www.stewartscaringplace.org for $15, pick up a brochure at Stewart’s Caring Place, or register on walk day for $20. Call Raven DeVoll at 330-836-1772.
Pawsibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron’s Bark in the Park — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Springfield Lake Park, 2459 Canfield Road, Akron. A one-mile walk for humans and pets. Proceeds will help animals that are victims of cruelty, neglect, illness and injury, plus provide adoption services, education and community outreach programs. $5. www.summithumane.org.
Guys & Dolls Behind the Scenes — 6 p.m. at Great Lakes Theater Scene & Prop Shop. 1920s attire encouraged. Food, entertainment including a tribute to the upcoming musical Guys & Dolls, silent and live auctions. Tickets start at $250. Benefits Great Lakes Theater. 216-453-1068 or www.greatlakestheater.org/event/gala.
“It’s Only Rock and Roll” Spring Benefit — 8 p.m. in Public Hall at the 500 Lakeside Ave. E., Cleveland. Performances by Tower of Power, War and Wesley Bright & the Hi-Lites. Benefits the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Balcony tickets $20. www.rockhall.com.
Hospitality Scholarship Golf Tournament — Friday at J.E. Good Park, 530 Nome Ave., Akron. 10 a.m. shotgun start. $60, includes 18 holes of golf, lunch and refreshments. For information, call 330-374-7560. For online registration, go to www.visitakron-summit.org/pdfs/hsgt13reg.pdf.
The Dane Foundation Summit Golf Classic — May 19 at Paradise Lakes Country Club, 1900 Randolph Road, Mogadore. 7 a.m. check-in and continental breakfast, 8 a.m. shotgun start. $80, includes 18 holes of golf, cart, sandwiches and snacks at the turn, and awards dinner. 330-730-1183 or www.TheDaneFoundation.org.
Sugar Bush Golf Classic — May 22 at Sugar Bush Golf Club, 11186 State Route 88, Garrettsville. Morning round registration and continental breakfast at 6:45 a.m., shotgun start at 7:45 a.m. Afternoon round registration and lunch at 12:30 p.m., shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Morning golfers’ awards lunch at 1 p.m., afternoon golfers’ awards dinner at 6:30 p.m. $125. Benefits Hattie Larlham. Call Tonnie Alliance at 800-233-8611, ext. 3069, or go to www.hattielarlham.org.
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