This Week

Thursday

Shaw JCC of Akron Sports Dinner — 5:30 p.m. at the Shaw JCC, 750 White Pond Drive, Akron. Speakers are Austin Carr and Campy Russell. Call Jody Faught at 330-835-0025 or email jody_faught@shawjcc.org.

Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation Angel Art Auction — 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, entertainment featuring Theron Brown, silent auction and more. $60. www.andrearose.org.

Friday

Go Red For Women — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The University of Akron Student Union Ballroom, 303 Carroll St., Akron. Stories from local survivors of heart disease and stroke, lunch and information to improve heart health. $100. 330-396-5793 or http://akrongored.heart.org.

Glitz, Glam and Giving — 5-9 p.m. at Greystone Hall, 103 S. High St., Akron. Roaring ’20s evening to support the Kohl Family YMCA at University Park. Music by the NEO Jazz Orchestra, food, live auction and more. $70. www.akronymca.org/KohlFamily/Friday@5/.

Saturday

Chili Open — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. Hale Farm will be transformed into five golf courses, nine holes each. Benefits Akron Rotary Camp. $200 foursome. Registration deadline Friday. www.chiliopen.net.

V-Day University of Akron Reading of “The Vagina Monologues” — 8 p.m. at E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. Proceeds benefit the Rape Crisis Center of Medina and Summit Counties. $10. www.uakron.edu/ej.

Deadlines

Canton Ballet Father Daughter Dance “Belle’s Ball” — 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Great Court of the Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Dinner, dancing, basket raffles and photos. Reservations for tickets ($20) and flowers ($5) are due Thursday. 330-455-7220.

Carnivale: A Chagrin Arts “Art of Dining” Experience — 5-8 p.m. Feb. 11 at WOLFS Gallery, 13010 Larchmere Blvd., Cleveland. An evening of Brazilian flair, including cuisine by Batuqui Brazilian Restaurant and live music. $100. Deadline Thursday. 440-247-9700 or go to www.chagrinarts.org.

Plan Ahead

Barberton Lake Anna YMCA Reverse Raffle — 5-9 p.m. Feb. 8 at Guy’s Party Center, 500 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Raffle, silent auction, basket raffle and buffet and drinks. $125 couple. www.akronymca.org/LakeAnna/ReverseRaffle/.

Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 10 at Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland. Gently used furnishings, accents and accessory pieces. www.hospicewr.org/cleveland-resale-shop.

Magic City Kiwanis Esther Ryan Shoe Fund Spaghetti Dinner — 4-7 p.m. Feb. 9 at Prince of Peace Social Hall, 1281 Shannon Ave., Barberton. $6 adults, $3 under 10.

Swing Night at KSU Museum — 7-10 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Kent State University Museum, Rockwell Atrium, 515 Hilltop Drive, Kent. Celebrate the opening of Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage & Screen with live ’40s swing music by the KSU Jazz Band. $10 in advance, $15 at door. www.kent.edu/artscollege.

Flannel Fest — 8 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Rialto Theater, 1000 Kenmore Blvd., Akron. Bluegrass, beers, performances by Rubber City Ukes, beard and other weird contests. $20. Rescheduled from Jan. 12. Benefits Art Bomb Brigade. www.therialtotheatre.com/tickets/flannel-fest-1122018.

Main Street Kent Chocolate Walk — Noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 10 in downtown Kent. Check in at the Destination Kent Visitor Centre, 201 E. Erie St., Kent, then visit participating businesses to gather chocolates. $25. www.mainstreetkent.org.

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate, Darling! — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. The Akron Civic Theatre Women’s Guild presents a tasting event of 45 wines paired with 21 cheeses and chocolates. $45. Age 21 and older only. 330-253-2488 or go to www.akroncivic.com.

Queen of Hearts (Shrove Tuesday) Card Party — 5-9 p.m. Feb. 13 at St. Augustine School Gym, 204 6th St. NW, Barberton. Food, door prizes, balloon game, basket and other raffles. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Benefits The Women of Faith of St. Augustine Church. Call 330-825-8393 or email cjmckenzie2002@yahoo.com.

Pastries with the Princesses — 1:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St., Akron. Dress like your favorite princess. Photos with the princesses, evil queen and a fairy godmother. $15. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Proceeds benefit The Dane Foundation. 330-703-1183 or email Info@TheDaneFoundation.org.

Hot Dog Reverse Raffle — 6 p.m. Feb. 22 at The Getaway, 1462 N. Portage Path, Akron. Raffle tickets $25. Sideboards, $1 hot dogs and $1 draft beer. Benefits the Kidney Foundation of Summit County. Carolyn Henretta at 330-807-1083.

A Red Tie Affair — 6-10 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Sheraton Suites Akron-Cuyahoga Falls, 1989 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, open bar, silent and live auctions. $150. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Akron. www.rmhakron.org.

Victim Assistance Program Mardi Gras Gala — 6-11 p.m. March 3 at Tangier, 532 W. Market St., Akron. Dinner, open bar, music, live and silent auctions. $95 through Feb. 1, $110 after. 330-376-0040 or www.VAPMG2018.gesture.com.

Cleveland Ballet Black & White Gala with a Touch of Blue — 6 p.m. March 3 at The Tudor Arms Hotel, 10660 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner, ballet performance, entertainment, silent and live auctions. $195. Deadline Feb. 23. http://clevelandballet.org/?page_id=4062.

Wish You The Moon — 8 p.m. March 3 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. A benefit for Akron Children’s Hospital Palliative Care Center with Wish You Were Here: The Sight & Sound of Pink Floyd, celebrating the 45th anniversary of Dark Side of the Moon. $15-$50. 330-253-2488 or www.akroncivic.com.