The Main Event — 6 p.m. at Glenmoor Country Club, 4191 Glenmoor Road, Canton. Western-attire event to benefit Meals On Wheels of Stark & Wayne Counties. Dinner, silent and live auctions. $125. 330-832-7220 or www.mowmainevent.org.
Dancing for the Kids — 8 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron. Local personalities will dance to raise funds for pediatric cancer research at Akron Children’s Hospital. $25. www.akronchildrens.org/dancing.
Epilepsy Association Gala — 6-11 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, 1515 W. Third St., Cleveland. Cocktail hour, gourmet dinner, live music, silent auction. $185. 216-579-1330 or go to www.epilepsyinfo.org.
Instrumental Evening for the Earth — 6-9:30 p.m. at the West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River. Local and sustainable food reception with chef Jeff Jarrett of AMP 150, candlelight musical performance by Daniel McKelway and Lembi Veskimets. $100, $50 students. 216-281-6468, ext. 231 or www.earthdaycoalition.org.
Emmanuel Christian Academy Benefit Concert — Doors open 6:30 p.m. at L.I.F.E. Ministries International Church, 2651 N. Market Ave., Canton. Featuring Pastor Cathy L. Johnson. 330-836-7182, ext. 200, or email email@example.com.
For Your Eyes Only — 6 p.m. at Portage Country Club, 240 N. Portage Path, Akron. Sponsored by the Akron General Women’s Board. Tickets start at $150. 330-344-6351.
Lighter-Than-Air Society Banquet — 5 p.m. at the Martin University Center, 105 Fir Hill, University of Akron. Social hour, dinner, program and silent auction including Goodyear blimp ride, Akron/Macon era girders retrieved from the Goodyear Zeppelin Airdock, hot air balloon ride. $40. Proceeds support promotion of the history of buoyant flight. 330-658-4259 or www.blimpinfo.com.
Strut Your Mutt for Lung Cancer — 1 p.m. at the YMCA, 600 Monroe St., Dover. One-mile walk with dogs, alone or with friends. Raffles, 50/50, information about lung cancer, refreshments. $15. www.freetobreathe.org.
Mayor’s Ball — 7 p.m. at the Beck Center for the Arts, 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, music by Samuel-Anastasi “Little Big Band.” $75; $125 with seven raffle tickets; $150 VIP; $200 VIP with seven raffle tickets. VIP party starts at 5:30 p.m. 216-521-2540, ext. 10, or www.beckcenter.org.
Cabaret Benefit for Dobama Theatre — 7 p.m. at NightTown, 12383 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights. Music, laughs, food and drink featuring local singers and actors. $25. 216-932-3396 or www.dobama.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.