ATHENA International Women’s Leadership Day Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Portage Country Club, 240 N. Portage Path, Akron. Address from University of Akron Vice President and Chief of Staff Candace Campbell Jackson. $80, includes admission for one established and one emerging woman leader. Benefits the Women’s Endowment Fund. For reservations, call Diane Bray at 330-5471-9461 or the Akron Community Foundation at 330-376-8522.
Taste of the NFL — 5:30-9 p.m., Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton. Cuisine from local restaurants and beverages from local and national wineries. Proceeds support hunger relief efforts in Northeast Ohio. $100 young professionals, $150 general admission, $250 VIP. 330-535-6900 or www. akroncantonfoodbank.org.
Break the Cycle of Addiction: Empowering Women Luncheon — Noon, Fairlawn Country Club, 200 N. Wheaton Road, Akron. Speaker is Francine Ward, attorney, recovery advocate and author. $30; $50 includes sponsorship of a woman in need. Benefits the local mission of Community Health Center. For tickets, call 330-315-3770.
Vintage Canton — 4:30-9:30 p.m. on the streets of downtown Canton. Music, art exhibits, food and wine tasting. $25 in advance, $35 at the door. www. downtowncantonevents.com/ vintage-canton.
Art Show and Auction for Alzheimer’s Association — 5 p.m., Brookdale Place of Bath, 101 N. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Bath Township. Free admission. Call Jamie Patricy at 330-666-7011.
American Red Cross Power of the Purse — 6 p.m., Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina Township. Silent auction of themed purses and a bling bazaar. $40. 330-723-4656, 877-441-4565 or www.medinaredcross.org.
Zumba benefit — 1 to 3 p.m., Bath United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 3980 W. Bath Road, Bath Township. Zumba class and basket raffle. No experience necessary. Benefits the Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation. $15 minimum donation at the door. Contact Laurel Held at 330-436-5612 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Glendale Cemetery Chapel Fundraiser — Dinner buffet at Spaghetti Warehouse, 510 S. Main St., Akron, at 4:30 p.m.; travel to Glendale Cemetery to hear about its history; then meet Edgar Allan Poe at dusk. Dinner, tour and recital $48. Tour and recital only starts at 5:45 p.m., $33. Repeated Sept. 30 and Oct. 7, 14 and 21. Call Larry Pentecost at 330-322-1012.
YMCA Partners With Youth Golf Outing — Tuesday, Firestone Country Club, 452 E. Warner Road, Akron. Noon registration and box lunch, 1 p.m. shotgun start. $250 includes box lunch, putting practice, golf, dinner and awards. 330-926-4936.
Magic City Kiwanis “Year End” Golf Outing — Friday, Chippewa Golf Club, 12147 County Highway 5, Chippewa Township. 8 a.m. registration with a 9 a.m. Shotgun start. $80 per golfer includes continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverages and cart. Call Chris Silva at 330-603-4506.
ETC School of Musical Arts Golf Classic — Saturday, Mayfair Country Club, 2229 Raber Road, Green. 12:30 p.m. registration and lunch, 2 p.m. shotgun start. $85, includes 18 holes, cart, lunch, beverages, steak dinner and prize drawings. To register, call Marty Smilek at 330-715-6316 or 330-922-8148.
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