This Week


Raising the Bar Awards — at Cuyahoga Community College, 4250 Richmond Road, Highland Hills has been postponed. A new date has not been announced Host Julilan Brittano. Honoring women of greater Cleveland. $25-$40.


Taste of Earth — 5-9 p.m. at Crown Point Ecology Center, 3220 Ira Road, Akron. Cocktails and silent auction in the Century Barn, dinner and live auction. Tickets start at $150. 330-668-8992 or


Wellington Avenue Block Club Reunion Dinner Fundraiser — 1-7 p.m. at the Steel Workers Credit Union, 501 Kelly Ave., Akron. DJ Soul Child and food. $15 donation. Call Denny Neal at 330-607-8810 or Diane Moore at 330-869-5836.

Golf Outings

Tom Reed Memorial — Saturday at Pleasant View Golf Club, 14605 Louisville St. NE, Paris. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. $60, includes 18 holes with cart and catered meal, water, pop and beer. Benefits the Eastern Amputee Golf Association’s Tom Reed Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Erie Valley Fire & Rescue — Sunday at Wilkshire Golf Course, 10566 Wilkshire Blvd. NE, Bolivar. 9 a.m. shotgun start. $70, includes 18 holes with cart, two drink tickets, steak dinner and prizes. Call Colin Trout at 330-705-9501 or Michelle Williams at 330-639-8198.

Shaw JCC — Aug. 20 at Silver Lake County Club, 1325 Graham Road, Silver Lake. Registration 10:30 a.m., lunch 11 a.m., shotgun start 12:30 p.m. $175, includes lunch, 18 holes, cocktails, heavy appetizers, contest, prizes and gifts.

CommQuest’s Mulligan Classic — Aug. 31 at the Legends of Massillon, 2700 Augusta Drive SE, Massillon. Registration at 9 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. $100.

Casa Del Ranchero — Sept. 8 at Lyons Den Golf Course, 6347 Manchester Road NW, Canal Fulton. Registration at 7 a.m. with a 8 a.m. shotgun start. $80, includes green fees and cart, T-shirt, food and drinks. Benefit for the City of Barberton Safety Forces Fund. 330-753-8494 or 234-303-8697.

Plan Ahead

Glory Days of Summer Classic Car Show — 6-9 p.m. Aug. 24 at Fred Martin Superstore, 3195 Barber Road, Barberton. Free food, live music, classic cars, 50/50 and bounce house. Vehicle registration $5. Proceeds benefit Akron Children’s Hospital.

Canton HeART Guild GARTens of Versailles Masquerade Ball — 7 p.m. to midnight Aug. 25 at the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Food, music, dancing, auction. Benefits educational and exhibition programs of the Canton Museum of Art.

Up Side of Downs Northeast Ohio Buddy Walk — Aug. 25 at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the walk at 9 a.m. Post-event activities until noon. $20.

Walk ’n’ Roll to Cure Ataxia — Aug. 26 at Lakewood Park, 14532 Lake Ave., Lakewood. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with the Walk ’n’ Roll starting at 11:30 a.m. Participants will walk or roll around Lakewood Park and take part in raffles.

Keep Akron Beautiful “Green the Scene” — 5-8:30 p.m. Aug. 29 in the Bud and Susie Rogers Garden, Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St., Akron. Silent and live auction, open beer and wine bar, Swensons Food Truck. $45. Benefits Keep Akron Beautiful’s litter reduction and beautification programs.

International Women’s Air & Space Museum “Corks in the Concourse” — 7-10 p.m. Aug. 31 at Burke Lakefront Airport. “A Taste of Cleveland” with each food station focusing on a different neighborhood. Wineries, hors d’oeuvres, music. $60 members, $65 nonmembers, $40 designated drivers. For tickets, call 216-623-1111 or go to by Aug. 24.

Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 8 at Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland. All purchases 10 percent off.

Born 2 Ball Association Sweet Dreams Infertility Awareness 5K — Noon Sept. 8 at Lock 3 Park, 200 S. Main St., Akron. Run/walk, infertility resource fair, food trucks, music and fun.

Kidney Foundation of Summit County Car Show Fundraiser — 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. Family style dining, open bar, entertainment, 50/50 raffle and auction items. $85. Call Carolyn at 330-864-1236.

Molto Bella Auto Show — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Over 400 cars on display. In partnership with the Kidney Foundation. Stan Hywet members $11, $5 ages 6-17; nonmembers, $14, $6 ages 6-17.

OPEN M 50th Gala — 6-10 p.m. Sept. 14 at St. George Family Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. Includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, NEO Jazz Orchestra, silent and live auctions. $100. 330-434-0110, ext. 409 or

Blossoming Gala — Sept. 22 in the Kent State University Ballroom in the Kent Student Center. Featuring notable alumni from arts programs, basket and live auction of art-related items. Tickets start at $125.

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.