This Week


Matt Kauffman Memorial Run — Goodyear Heights Metro Park. One-mile fun run/walk at 8:45 a.m., 5K race at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Matt Kauffman VM97 Memorial Scholarship at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School. Call Dan Lancianese at 330-645-6419 or go to

A Midsummer Night’s Dream — 8 p.m. to midnight, Martin Center, 105 Fir Hill, University of Akron. The Kappa Foundation and Zeta Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority Inc. hold an all-white semi-formal affair with jazz band, DJ, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres. $40. Proceeds benefit the DOVE program of Summa Health Systems. Call Cameron Mack at 330-573-3481 or Starlett Mitchell at 330-634-7347.

Golf outings

Green Kiwanis — Saturday, Raintree Country Club, 4350 Mayfair Road, Green. 7 a.m. shotgun start. $100. Coffee and doughnuts, hot dogs, fruit and beverage at each par three, and a steak dinner. Call Ed Stinnett at 330-899-1571.

Interval Brotherhood Home — Aug. 6, Fairlawn Country Club, 200 N. Wheaton Road, Akron. 11:30 a.m. lunch, 12:30 p.m. tee time. $150. Scramble format. Call Mark Ruby at 330-760-6663 or Vince Murdocco at 330-607-6042.

Ben Thurmond Memorial Golf Outing — Aug. 10, Fowler’s Mill Golf Course, 13095 Rockhaven Road, Chesterland. 10 a.m. registration with an 11 a.m. tee time. $125. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, dinner and silent auction. Call Jennifer Nixon at 216-636-8666.

Shot in the Dark Moonlight Charity Golf Outing — Aug. 10, Kent State University Golf Course, 2346 State Route 59, between Kent and Ravenna. 7:30 p.m. registration with a 9 p.m. shotgun start. $25, $90 foursome, includes 9 holes of golf, two glow-in-the-dark golf balls, light buffet, two drink tickets, flashlight and glow necklace. To register, call 330-297-7027, ext. 351.

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.