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Charity events — week of Oct. 14

This Week


Spaghetti Dinner — 5-7 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 2220 Second St., Cuyahoga Falls. $7, $4 ages 8-13. Proceeds will benefit Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors.


Summit County Community Support Services: The Art of Recovery — 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Greystone Hall, 103 S. High St., Akron. Exhibition recognizing the artists of Community Support Services. Silent auction includes a Goodyear blimp ride and an autographed guitar from the Black Keys. $25, $40 couple. 330-996-9141, ext. 177, or


St. Sebastian Parish Knights of Columbus Race Around the Park & Family Fun Run — 9 a.m. at St. Sebastian Church, 476 Mull Ave., Akron. Run around Schneider Park and through its West Akron neighborhood. Family Fun Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m., $10 per family. 5K Race Around the Park begins at 9:45 with race-day registration $30. Call Tony Burgoyne at 330-805-7628 or go to

Rummage Sale — 9 a.m. to noon at Akron Woman’s City Club, 732 W. Exchange St., Akron. Benefits the club’s charities. Call Dona Bowman at 330-864-7007.

Walsh University Women’s Committee “Music of the Night” Fashion Style Show and Luncheon — 10 a.m. at Brookside Country Club, 1800 Canton Ave. NW, Canton. Phantom of the Opera-themed event with silent auction and raffle. $40. Call Karen Khourey at 330-490-7111.

Out of the Darkness Community Walk — 10:30 a.m. beginning at Wade Oval in University Circle, Cleveland. Supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Survivor remembrance and remarks from Jane Lewins and Emily Siegel.

Shop for the Cure — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at On Tap Grille, 4396 Kent Road, Stow. Vendors including PartyLite, Miche Bags, Premier Jewelry, Creative Memories, Tupperware, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef and Tastefully Simple will be participating. Gavin Scott Salon & Spa will provide free chair massages. The first 25 shoppers will receive a gift bag, and door prizes will be awarded every half hour. A portion of all sales will go to the American Cancer Society.

Women’s Council for Hiram College Encore Program — 11:30 a.m. at the Twinsburg Hilton Garden Inn, 8971 Wilcox Drive, Twinsburg. Luncheon at noon, program by author Les Roberts. $45. The Women’s Council provides scholarships for Hiram College students. Call Barbara McAdoo at 216-406-4258 or Vi McCarty at 330-569-5276.

Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet Masquerade Gala — 6 p.m. at Quaker Station, 130 E. Mill St., Akron. Foxtrot lessons, silent and live auctions, 50/50 and a performance by the Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet. $50. 330-524-3400 or go to

Stark County Hunger Task Force Palette 2 Palate — 7 p.m. at the Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Food by Green Vegetarian, 24 donated art pieces up for auction. $45.

United Way of Summit County’s Docs Who Rock — 7 p.m. at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 HIll St., University of Akron. Performances by Dr. Terry Gordon, local musician Hal Walker and bands featuring local physicians. $17-$27.,

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 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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