This Week


Akron Symphony Guild Boat Tour — 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

Festa Italiana Heritage Night — 6 p.m. at Italian Center Banquet Hall, 134 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron. Tony Marino will be honored. Dinner, performance by singers from Italy. $20, advance purchase only. Call Chris Donatelli at 330-929-1550 or email

Chippewa Lake Park Home Movie Night — 7 p.m. at The Oaks Lakeside Restaurant, 5878 Longacre, Chippewa Lake. Two films donated to the Chippewa Lake Historical Society will be shown with a picnic-style dinner. $25. 330-725-8169.


Brickstreet Jazz and Wine Festival — 6-9 p.m. at St. Sebastian Parish, 476 Mull Ave., Akron. Featuring the NEO Jazz Orchestra. Ages 21 and older. $30 in advance, $40 at the gate.


Massillon Museum’s Island Party — 6 p.m. at Duncan Plaza and First Street Southeast, downtown Massillon. Caribbean supper with pulled pork sandwiches, jerk chicken and hot dogs for sale, cash bar with beer, frozen margaritas, wine, soft drinks. Performances by Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band. Admission is free.


Day at the Zoo 5K Run and Fun Walk — Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland. Registration at 7 a.m. 5K run and 1-mile fun walk. $30 pre-registration, $35 day of event. Children 10 and under, $20 for 1-mile fun walk. Benefit for Wigs for Kids.

Green Valley United Methodist Church Rummage Sale — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 620 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Green. Furniture, collectibles, toys, tools and more. Bake sale, hot dog lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hower House Museum presents Lady Wilde’s Naughty Tea — 5-7 p.m. at Hower House Museum, 60 Fir Hill, Akron. Have tea while hearing about the risque side of Victorian life. $35. Adults only. Prepaid reservations required, call 330-972-6909.

Stand Up Together Comedy Show — 7 p.m. at the Lakewood Civic Auditorium, 14100 Franklin Blvd., Lakewood. Featuring 20 comedians, headliner Bill Squire. Benefits suicide prevention programming. $35.

Golf Outings

Kimberly S. Denholm Scramble — Saturday at Brookledge Golf Course, 1621 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Noon check-in with 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. $150, includes 18 holes, cart, beverages on the course, lunch, gift, door prizes and more.

St. Augustine’s Hunger Center Sister Corita Outing — Saturday 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.

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 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.