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The Scene — Feb. 24

This Week


Kidney Foundation of Summit County Hot Dog Reverse Raffle — 6-8 p.m. at the Getaway, 1462 N. Portage Path, Akron. Sideboards and 50/50 raffle. $1 hot dogs and $1 beer. For more information, call Carolyn Henretta at 330-807-1083.


Magic City Kiwanis Esther Ryan Shoe Fund Spaghetti Dinner — 4-7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Social Hall, 1263 Shannon Ave., Barberton. Spaghetti dinner with meat or meatless sauce includes salad and dessert. $6, $3 children 10 or younger. There will be a raffle of baskets donated by local business and community members. For more information, call Esther Ryan at 330-825-4943.

Canton Regional Chamber’s 100th Anniversary Dinner Gala — 6:30 p.m. at Canton Memorial Civic Center, 1101 Market Ave. N. Black-tie-optional gala with cocktails, dinner, dancing and entertainment from Rumplestiltskin. $100. 330-458-2070 or

Hearts With Hope Fundraiser for the Domestic Violence Project — Reservations are due Friday for the 6 p.m. March 7 event at Kent State University Stark, University Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. “A Night at the Derby” with Pat DeLuca and Kathy Vogel of WHBC (94.1 FM). Live and silent auction and other entertainment including live music. $90 per person ($28 tax deductible) or $175 per couple ($51 tax deductible). For tickets, call Nancy Jackson at 330-4458-2005 or email


Second annual Cleveland Kurentovanje Festival — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on St. Clair Avenue between East 62nd Street and Addison Road in Cleveland. Cultural event that connects ethnology, culture, arts and people from all over Europe has been celebrated in Slovenia for the past 50 years. There will be an after party from 6 p.m. to midnight at Sterle’s Country House, 1401 E. 55th St., Cleveland. For more information, go to

An Evening in Paris to Benefit the Coach House Theatre — 5:30 p.m. at Akron Woman’s City Club, 732 W. Exchange St., Akron. Featuring silent auction, spirits raffle, French wine and food, and more. $60 to $250. Reservations required. Call 330-864-7007 or email

Feeding Medina County’s Breaking Bread on Bourbon Street — 6 p.m. at Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina. Art, jazz music, fortune telling, street artists, Cajun-style dinner. $50. 330-421-4816 or go to

Victim Assistance Program Mardi Gras Gala — 6 p.m. at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. Open bar, sit-down dinner, auctions, raffles, band, dancing, auction and raffle. $95. Call Shelley Koch at 330-376-0040, ext. 201, or go to

Christ Child Society of Akron Reverse Raffle — 6 p.m. at St. George Fellowship Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Copley Township. Silent auction, cocktails, dinner and raffles. $135 for two dinners and one raffle ticket; $100 for one dinner and one raffle ticket; $45 dinner only and $65 raffle ticket only. Call Lisa DiSabato-Moore at 330-697-7536.

Akron Symphony Mardi Gras Fundraiser — 6:30 p.m. at Prime 93, 4315 Manchester Road, New Franklin. Celebrate Mardi Gras with food, drinks and music and support the Akron Symphony. Featuring performances by Helen Welch and the Merrymakers. $100 per ticket. Patron party at 5:30 p.m. for $125. For tickets, call 330-535-8131 or go to


All You Can Eat Oberlin Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oberlin High School cafeteria, 281 N. Pleasant St. Flapjacks and breakfast sides. Tickets are $6 per person, kids 5 and under are free.

Hollywood Awards Night — West Hill Neighborhood Organization Academy Award Viewing Party — 6:30 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. A fundraiser to help support WHNO’s mission statement and programming to enhance the quality and vitality of the West Hill/Highland Square neighborhoods. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple. Includes hors d’oeuvres, drink tickets and an entry to the skybox viewing area. There will also be $10 general admission tickets for viewing from the main floor. For tickets, call 330-253-2488, 800-745-3000 or go to


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