Women’s Endowment Fund’s “For Women, Forever” Dinner — 5:30 p.m. at Quaker Square Center, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Fawn Germer, author, journalist and leadership speaker, will present the keynote address. Tickets start at $75. 330-376-8522 or www.regonline.com/forwomenforever.
St. Pat’s Benefit Card Party — 1 p.m. at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. Cards and table games, dessert, cash raffle, door prizes. Proceeds go to the Sons of Italy Lodge #685 “Project Rise.” $5 in advance, $6 at the door. 330-971-8425.
Monte Carlo Night Fundraiser — 6-11 p.m. at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. To benefit Catholic Charities Community Services of Summit County. $75. 330-762-2961, ext. 220, or www.ccmontecarlo.org.
Sharon Township Firefighters Association Last Alarm Fundraiser — 4 p.m. at Thirsty Cowboy, 2743 Medina Road, Medina. Corned beef and cabbage served until 7 p.m. Raffle for Honda Rancher 4X4 ATV or $3,500 in cash, second place $500 cash. $20. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. with Charis Thorsell, Country Singing Cowgirl, Coalie’s Run, and Cleveland Firefighters Memorial Pipes and Drums. No cover charge. Proceeds will be used to restore the first fire truck Sharon Township owned. 330-239-4992.
ETC School of Musical Arts Night at the Races — 6 p.m. at Emidio & Sons Banquet Center, 48 E. Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Silent auction, basket raffles and races. $30. Email Bill Johns at email@example.com.
Elms Gala: Vogue Masquerade Ball — 6 p.m. April 12 at Our Lady of the Elms, 1375 W. Exchange St., Akron. Dinner, auction and more. $125. Reservations due by March 25. 234-542-3973 or www.theelms.org.
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