This Week

Thursday

Cleveland Arts Prize Awards — 6:30 p.m. at Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd. Cleveland. Winners of the 2016 Cleveland Arts Prize will be honored, performances throughout the program. $75, $250 for VIP. www.clevelandartsprize.org.

Golf Outings

Kimberly S. Denholm Charities Golf Scramble — July 9 at Brookledge Golf Course, 1621 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls. 1 p.m. shotgun start. $125, includes 18 holes with cart, hole-in-one prizes, lunch at the turn and dinner. Email KSDCharities@gmail.com.

Greater Cleveland YMCA Golf Cup Classic — July 14 at Firestone Country Club’s South Course, 452 E. Warner Road, Akron. Registration 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $650, includes Nike shirt, hat, swag bag, cart, celebrity golfers, and more. Barbecue luncheon and silent auction, snacks and beverages on the course, hors d’oeuvres reception and awards ceremony. http://cleveland­ymcaevents.org.

Plan Ahead

Salvation Army’s Backpack Giveaway and Back to School Community Day Registration — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 5-7. Distribution of backpacks and school supplies is Aug. 2. For information, call 330-833-6473.

United Way Corporate Derby Challenge Unveiling Party — 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 7 in Topside area of Akron’s Derby Downs. Appetizers, adult beverages and entertainment. $50. 330-733-8723, ext. 20, or email heather@soapboxderby.org.

Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial Run — 8 a.m. July 9 at Lock 3 Park, 200 S. Main St., Akron. 5K race and 1-mile run/walk, activities for kids. $25 in advance, $30 on race day, includes chip timing, food and a tech T-shirt. $100 Angel runners receive a runner’s bag. www.andrearose.org/events.

Mid-Summer’s Masquerade — 8 p.m. to midnight July 16 at Fieldcrest Estate, 1346 Easthill St. SE, North Canton. Food samples, outdoor cash bar, entertainment by the Dean James Band, Saxy Rob and Stephan Haluska. $28. 330-966-2222 or www.midsum.eventbrite.com.

Akron Symphony Guild Boat Tour — 9:30 a.m. July 20. Tour of Portage Lakes homes launches from On Tap on Turkeyfoot Lakes Drive, with entertainment by symphony musicians at some stops. Sailor level $50 (includes boxed lunch aboard); Commodore $125 and Admiral $500 (include catered lunch at Frank Raymond Mason Tudor House). Happy Hour Wrap-up Party at On Tap, 3-5 p.m., $25 (included with Admiral ticket). Benefits the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Youth Orchestra and Symphony Chorus. 330-535-8131, www.akronsymphony.org.

Friends of Children’s Hospital “The Race” — July 29 at Sheraton Suites Cuyahoga Falls, 1989 Front St. Dinner and betting on thoroughbred horse races shown on a large screen. Proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital Down syndrome programs. $40. Call Madeline Bozzelli, 330-923-4946.

Child Guidance & Family Solutions “Growing Up Akron” — 6-9 p.m. Aug. 12 at Thirsty Dog Brewery, 529 Grant St., Akron. Food from Swensons, Mustard Seed Market, Nuevo Modern Mexican, Retro Dog, Old Carolina, Diamond Deli and more. Roxymoron will perform. $50. 330-384-2882 or www.cgfsevents.org.

Taste of Earth — 5-9 p.m. Aug. 20 at Crown Point Ecology Center, 3220 Ira Road, Bath. Cocktails, appetizers, a silent auction in the Century Barn and music by fiddler Mary Ann Roth. Wine dinner in a tent on the lawn features organic vegetables from Crown Point’s gardens. Call Ellen Otto at ellen@crownpt.org or on 330-668-8992, ext. 106.

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 email lsherwin@thebeaconjournal.com 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.