Boy Scout Troop 456 Breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus — 8-11 a.m. at Seville Presbyterian Church, 101 Center St., Seville. $5 adults, $3.50 ages 3-12, under 3 free. French toast, pancakes, sausage, fruit, milk, juice or coffee; crafts, face painting and photos (extra fee). Proceeds will pay for camping and equipment.
Skating for Life — 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Medina Skateland, 3789 Pearl Road, Medina. Fundraiser to benefit Michelle Green. Funds will help defer the costs of a double-lung transplant and the post-transplant medications she will need. $3, $2.50 for skate rental. 330-321-6327.
Salvation Army Clothing Drive —
Donate used clothing items through
Thursday at Regal Cinemas Independence, 1210 Independence Ave., Akron.
Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities Clothing Drive — Through Friday, bring in new or gently used hats, gloves, scarves and mittens to place on ''Giving Trees.'' Donations will be distributed throughout Medina County to benefit families in need. Private or group donations are welcome. Drop off at the Achievement Center, 4691 Windfall Road, Medina. For more information contact the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities at 330-725-7751, ext. 273.
Helping Hands Inc. Quilt Raffle — Helping Hands Inc. and Cottage Muffler at 1067 Triplett Blvd. in Akron, is having a quilt raffle. For a small donation your name goes in a jar to win a handmade Amish quilt. All donations go for Cribs for Babies Campaign through Jan. 1. Drawing is Friday.
''The Giving Tree'' Event at Pat Catan's — Purchase a pre-filled stocking for $5, or purchase your own stocking and fill it as you wish, for one of the 200 children, ages 4-12, at Summit County Children Services. Through Friday. Pat Catan's is located at 570 Howe Ave. in Cuyahoga Falls.
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 e-mail 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.