This Week


Family Promise of Summit County Community Open House — 3-6 p.m. at 1100 Copley Road, Akron. Tour the building “pre-renovation”, and enjoy a hamburger or hot dog. 330-253-8081 or

Friday and Saturday

Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland. Gently used home furnishings, accents and accessory pieces.


Canal Boat Captain’s Ball — 6 p.m. at the Akron Fairlawn Hilton, 3180 W. Market St., Akron. Dinner, silent and live auction. Proceeds benefit the Ohio & Erie Canalway, Towpath Trail and Connector Trails. Tickets start at $100.


ADM Recovery Challenge 5K — 9 a.m. at IBH Addiction Recovery Center, 3445 S. Main St., Akron. $30 in advance, $35 day of race.

“Art Fur Animals” Benefit and Auction — 6-10 p.m. at Cleveland Grays Armory Museum, 1234 Bolivar Road, Cleveland. $40 in advance, $50 at the door, includes 2 drink tickets, basket raffle, appetizers and desserts, wine and beer. Music by DJ Funk-Shway.

Yuri’s Night: Space Party — 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland. Live music and DJ, open bar, appetizers, science demonstrations. Dress in outer space/science fiction-themed costume for a contest. $70 before Friday, $75 at the door. 216-621-2400 or go to

Golf Outings

Birdies, Brats & Beer Golf Outing — Sunday at Mayfair Country Club, 229 Raber Road, Green. 8 a.m. shotgun start. $75.

St. Augustine’s Hunger Center Sister Corita Outing — July 21 at Ridge Top Golf Course, 7441 Tower Road, Medina. 11 a.m. registration with 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. $100, includes cart, lunch and dinner.

Plan Ahead

Bath Volunteers for Service Home Tour — 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 24. Pickup at the Bath United Church of Christ located at 3980 W. Bath Road. Two luncheon times: 11 a.m. to noon and 12:30-1:30 p.m. Modeling from Allie D Designs. $35 includes the luncheon and the style show; $50 patrons; $75 sponsors; $25 tour only.

Cleveland Play House: The Disco Ball — 5:30 p.m. June 2 at Playhouse Square Allen Theatre, 1407 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Dinner, auction, theatre presentation, dancing in the rotunda. $350 and up. Call Beverly Gans at 216-400-7030 or email

Falls Cancer Club Card Party Raffle — Noon to 3:30 p.m. June 8 at Redeemer Church Gym, 2141 Fifth St., Cuyahoga Falls. Call Linda at 330-928-1009 or Kathy at 330-928-9982.

East CLC PTSA Giant Yard Sale — 8 a.m. June 9 on the football field at East CLC, 80 Brittain Road, Akron. Spaces $20. Admission 50 cents. Call Glorya at 330-546-9751 or Cindi at 330-328-2460.

Canton Fine Arts Associates Sizzlin’ Summer Style Show — 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 9 at La Pizzaria Restaurant, 3656 Dressler Ave. NW, Canton. Fashions by Chico’s Belden Village. $25, includes lunch, cash bar, silent auction, 50/50 drawing and live music. For reservations, go to

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Cruise-In — 11:30 a.m. June 10 at Ron Marhofer Buick/GMC, 5617 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. Register your show car for $15 at the gate beginning at 10 a.m. Early bird registration $5 off. Call Chad at 330-454-7917.

Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund Seasons of Giving Event — 6 p.m. June 14 at the Blue Heron Center, 3227 Blue Heron Terrace, Medina. Announcement of grant recipients and honorees. $50.

Stan Hywet Midsummer Night’s Celebration — 6 p.m. June 22 at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Local fare, farm-to-table black-tie affair, auction and dancing. Call Valarie Still at 330-315-3248 or email

Opera Western Reserve: Opera Al Fresco — 7 p.m. Friday, Garden Courtyard at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave, Youngstown. Young artists performing arias and Broadway songs. Dinner buffet with two drink tickets. $75. 330-259-0555.

Greater Cleveland Film Commission’s ‘Animal House’ Anniversary Celebration — July 14 at the Mather Mansion, 2605 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Ivy League (6 p.m. entry, premium bar, hors d’oeuvres, music, cocktail style seating) $250; Pledge (7:30 p.m. entry, beer and wine, snacks, live band) $175; Toga (9:30 p.m. entry, beer and wine, snacks and DJ) $75.

Akron Symphony Guild Boat Tour — July 18. Pontoon boats will depart from the Harbor Front Grille and Party Center, 562 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron. Musicians from the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Youth Orchestra and Chorus will entertain at tour homes. 330-535-8131 or

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 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.