Cheers for a Child!: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Thirsty Dog Brewing Co., 529 Grant St., Akron. Three drink tickets, appetizers, homemade desserts. Celebrity bartenders compete to bring in the tips for Christ Child Society. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. https://bit.ly/2PsEOB5.

 

Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame: 5:30-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton. Food and beverages from more than 20 local restaurants as well as local breweries and national wineries. Benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. $150, $250 VIP. 330-535-6900 or www.akroncantonfoodbank.org/taste.

 

Rubber City Theatre Costume Sale Fundraiser: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Ruber City Theatre, The Black Box at Fort Romig, 2207 Romig Road, Akron. Hundreds of pieces, vintage and modern, clothing to jewelry and accessories. Items range from $1-$25. www.Rubbercitytheatre.com or email info@rubbercitytheatre.com.

 

Barberton Noon Kiwanis Silent Auction: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Masonic Temple, 107 5th St. NW, Barberton. Proceeds benefit Barberton’s youth, seniors, and families.

 

Stephen A. Comunale Jr. Family Cancer Foundation “Forever in Blue Jeans”: 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at the home of Steve Comunale in Akron. Dinner, music, dancing and auction to benefit the cancer foundation that assists families in the area. Tickets start at $200. Call Monica Stevens at 330-835-5985, email monica@stephencomunale.org. or go to www.stephencomunale.org.

 

Love Akron Awards Breakfast: 7:30-9 a.m. Oct. 2 at John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Honoring women of the Greater Akron Area. Speaker is Judge Carla Moore. $75. www.thebreakfast.loveakron.org.

 

Breast Cancer Innovation Foundation Wine & Beer Tasting Fundraiser: 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Portage Country Club, 240 N. Portage Path, Akron. $60, $100 couple. Reservations due by Friday at https://bcif2018fundraiser.eventbrite.com.

 

Howard Hanna Presents A Night at the Races: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 5 at Rosemont Country Club, 3777 Rosemont Blvd., Fairlawn. Buy a horse for $20, sponsor a race for $100. Proceeds benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund. $30. 330-836-9300.

 

American Cancer Society’s Cattle Baron’s Ball: 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at Merestead Farms, 486 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Green. Auctions, dinner and dancing. $175. https://bit.ly/2wSFbwX.

 

Lake Erie Labrador Retriever Rescue Inc. Lab Tie & Tails: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 6 at Medina Country Club, 5588 Wedgewood Road, Medina. Cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, buffet supper, dessert and coffee, raffle and silent auction. www.lelrr.org.

 

CSU Hispanic Festival: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 6 at Cleveland State University Main Classroom Auditorium, 1899 E. 22nd St., Cleveland. Music, dance and theater with Mexican tenor Francisco Bedoy Solorzano, the Cleveland Ballet and the LatinUs Theatre Company. Free for CSU students with ID; special student rate for other institutions; adults $25. Benefits CSU Radiance Scholarships and the Esperanza Scholarship Fund. Contact Dr. Antonio Medina-Rivera at 216-832-6941 or email a.medinarivera@csuohio.edu.

 

Hillcrest Hustle 5K and Family Fun Run: Oct. 7 at the Bath Nature Preserve, 4160 Ira Road, Akron. Race begins at 9 a.m. Benefits students at Richfield Elementary School. 5K $25, fun run $17. www.hillcresthustle.com.

 

Walk for Babies: 9 a.m. Oct. 7 at Canal Park, 300 S. Main St., Akron. Noncompetitive walk, raffle and kids’ fun zone with activities, games, entertainment and snacks. Benefits the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Akron Children’s Hospital. www.walk4babies.com.

 

Italian Heritage Sunday Celebration: Oct. 7 at St. Anthony’s Church, 83 Mosser Place, Akron. Wreath Ceremony at 10 a.m., Catholic Mass at 10:30 a.m. followed by luncheon catered by DeVitis. $12 adults, $6 children 10 and under. Reservations due by Wednesday; call Rosanne at 330-929-9251.

 

Project Grad of Akron Achieving Dreams: 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at John S. Knight Convention Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Reception, sit-down dinner, dessert station, auction, awards, entertainment and dancing. Tickets start at $100. 330-3761-3113 or www.projectgradakron.org.

 

A Night in Neverland: 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at Lake Forest Country Club, 100 Lake Forest Drive, Hudson. Cocktails, dinner, silent and live auction, music and dancing. Benefits Ballet Excel Ohio. $60. www.balletexcelohio.org/index.php/season-main/gala2018.

 

Junior League of Akron Raise a Glass: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 13 at Summit ArtSpace, 140 E. Market St., Akron. Tasting of four wines, additional wines by the glass, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and a wine pull. $75, $125 patron, $60 designated driver. 330-836-4905 or www.JuniorLeagueAkron.org.

 

Akron Community Foundation’s 2018 Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award Dinner: 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Akron. Honoring attorney and philanthropist Thomas G. Knoll. Tickets start at $150. 330-376-8522 or www.regonline.com/polsky.

 

Falls Cancer Club Night at the Races: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2141 5th St., Cuyahoga Falls. Dinner $15, horses $10. Deadline for horse naming is Oct. 1. Call Sue at 330-928-7195, Barb at 330-920-1426 or Pat at 330-807-7410.

 

Medina County Historical Society Titanic Luncheon: 12:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Medina Country Club, 5588 Wedgewood Road, Medina. Lunch patterned after a menu for dinner from the Titanic. $35. Reservations due by Oct. 10. Mail a check to the Medina County Historical Society, 206 N. Elmwood St., Medina Ohio, 44256. Include your email for confirmation. For information, call Laurel Glaze at 330-242-0628.

 

The Masque of the Red Death Macabre Masquerade Ball: 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Costume ball with food, drink, music by Theresa Rose and the Dearly Departed, dancing on the Civic Theatre stage, dancers, musicians, tattoo artists, jugglers, instrumentalists, tarot card readers, and more. $75. 330-253-2488 or www.ticketmaster.com.

 

Goodwill Taste of Vintage: 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Honoring George and Beth Sherwood. Food from area restaurants, auctions, vintage fashion show. $75; $100-$250 patron, includes a 5:30 p.m. reception. 330-786-2519 or go to www.tasteofvintage.com.

 

Patriot Military Ball: 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Canton Civic Center, 1101 Market Ave. N., Canton. Black tie military ball, dinner, dancing and entertainment by Disco Inferno. Presented by Patriot Project to provide military chiropractic care to veterans and their families. $155. 330-495-8333 or www.patriot-project.org/the_patriot_ball_nov_18.

 

Salvation Army of Summit County Red Kettle Kickoff: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 8 at Tangier, 532 W. Market St., Akron. $75. Reservations are due by Nov. 1, call 330-434-7110 or go to www.salvationarmyakron.org.

 

Bath Volunteers for Service Trivia & Tacos: 6 p.m Nov. 9 at St. George’s Fellowship Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. All proceeds will be distributed to local nonprofits and scholarships. $45 before Oct. Oct. 15, $48 after Oct. 15. www.bathvolunteersforservice.com.

 

Celebrating Our Community Gala: Nov. 10 at the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life, 750 White Pond Drive, Akron. Honorees are Rob and Andrea Minister and Tikkun Olam award recipients are Alan and Janice Woll. Proceeds benefit the Shaw JCC of Akron, the Lippman School and Jewish Family Service of Akron. Call Jody Faught at 330-835-0025.

 

Greater Cleveland Film Commission “Behind the Camera” Benefit: 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at FirstEnergy Stadium, 100 Alfred Lerner Way, Cleveland. Featuring a writer, casting director and actors from the series "Band of Brothers." $150. www.blacktie-america.com/calendar/event-details.cfm?id=1603.

 

Chippewa Garden Club Holiday Fundraiser Show: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Brecksville Community Center, 1 Community Drive, Brecksville. Decorating for Holiday Entertaining featuring Sandy Apidone, owner of Countryside Florist in Richfield. $10. Call Lynne Evans at 440-668-6128 or go to www.chippewagardenclub.com.

 

Urban League of Greater Cleveland Benefit Concert featuring The Spinners: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield. Tickets start at $39. 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.

 

Thanksgiving Feast with President Lincoln: 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. Guests will enjoy a classic Thanksgiving feast and President Lincoln will tell the story behind the holiday. $45 adults, $40 for Western Reserve Historical Society members, $20 ages 3-12. Reservations are required, call 330-666-3711, ext. 1720, or email halereservations@wrhs.org.

 

Caring for Kids Our Time to Shine Vendor Fest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 at Chapel Hill Church, 1160 Howe Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. Fundraiser for Caring for Kids’ My Time to Shine. 330-928-0044 or email Becky@cfkadopt.org.

 

LaunchHouse Bootstrap Bash: 7:30 p.m. Jan 19 at RED Space, 2400 Superior Ave., Cleveland. Showcasing area startups and presenting Joe Kanfer, chair and venturer of GOJO Industries, with the Visionary Entrepreneur Award. $110 before Dec. 15, $125 after. http://launchhouse.com/bootstrapbash.

 

 

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 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.