This Week


Magical Theatre Company Trivia Night — 6-9 p.m. at Zwisler Hall at St. Sebastian, 500 Mull Ave., Akron. Bring a team for trivia, pizza, beer/wine, dessert and more. $30 per person. 330-848-3708.

Chippewa-Rogues Hollow Historical Society Antiques Rogues Show — 6 p.m at Silver Run Winery, 376 Eastern Road, Doylestown. Food and wine pairing with antique appraisals by Eric Pandrea, $5 per item, and a silent auction. $20 members, $25 guests. 330-289-7252.


Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio Sneaker Soiree — 6-8 p.m. at the University of Akron InfoCision Stadium, 375 E. Exchange St., Akron. Cocktails, appetizers and drawings. $75 in advance, $85 at the door.


University of Akron Women’s Committee Cathryn Carroll Taliaferro Lecture Series — 1:45-3:45 p.m. at the Akron Woman’s City Club, 732 W. Exchange St., Akron. High Tea and talk on “Making Memories.” $22. Fundraiser for scholarships for UA students. 330-762-6261.

Gay Community Endowment Fund Annual Meeting — 5 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Performance by the North Coast Men’s Chorus Coastliners, unveiling of Shane Wynn’s TransAkron photojournalism series. Tickets are $25. Proceeds support the GCEF Scholarship Fund.

Summit County Historical Society Annual Meeting — 5:30-8 p.m. at St. George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. Speaker is Dr. David Baker, professor of psychology and Margaret Clark Morgan executive director, Center for the History of Psychology. $40.

Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Foundation Dessert Extravaganza — 7-9 p.m. at Roses Run Country Club, 2636 N. River Road, Stow. $50, buy at the library’s front circulation desk. For information, call Ann Malthaner at 330-688-3295, ext. 110 or go to


Christ Child Society of Akron “Night at the Races” — 6 p.m., St. George Family Center, Fairlawn. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, beer, wine, video races, raffle, silent auction. $25. 330-923-9338 or

Arc of Ohio Reverse Raffle and Auction — 6 p.m. at Guy’s Party Centre, Akron. Dinner, live auction and reverse raffle. $80 for dinner and raffle; dinner only $45. 234-571-5689 or

Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio Gala — 6:30 p.m. in the Orchid Ballroom, the Westin Cleveland Downtown, 777 St. Clair Ave. NE. Three-course dinner, open bar, performances. $125.

Verb Ballet Havana Nights — 7 p.m. at the Ballroom at Park Lane, 10510 Park Lane, Cleveland. Celebrate the company’s return from Cuba. Featuring Sammy DeLeon Orchestra, dancing and dinner. Tickets start at $150.

Akron Pride Festival Drag Battle & Show — 8 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Drag queens compete to benefit the 2018 Pride Festival, to be held in August. $15.


Race Around the Park — St. Sebastian Parish, 476 Mull Ave., Akron. Registration opens at 7 a.m. with the Family Fun Run at 9 a.m. followed by the 5K race at 9:45 a.m. $30 for 5K, $15 for fun run.

5K/1M Walk for Sarcoidosis — Wade Oval Park, 10600 East Blvd., Cleveland. 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk begins. $30 adults, free children under 10. All proceeds benefit the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research.

Akron Zoo Party for the Planet — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Akron Zoo, 500 Edgewood Ave., Akron. Visit the zoo and more than 40 booths to learn about local organizations and their green initiatives. $12, $10 seniors and $9 ages 2-14. 330-375-2550 or

A Chorus For a Cause Earth Day Celebration — 3:30 p.m at First Congregational Church of Akron, 292 E. Market St. A portion of the profits will benefit the Summit Food Coalition. $15.

Community Pregnancy Center Home Opener FUNdraiser — 6 p.m. at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. Casino-style gaming, food, open bar, silent auction and more. $75. 330-825-1900.

Great Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America Spring Gala — 6 p.m. at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 E. Market St., Fairlawn. Dinner and awards, silent and live auction, entertainment. $150.