Love Akron Awards Breakfast: 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday 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.

Cascade Locks Park Association Annual Locktoberfest: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at the Lock 15 Brewing Co., 21 W. North St., Suite TL 1, Akron. Authentic Oktoberfest food options and live music. Proceeds from the food and beverage sales support CLPA educational programming and maintenance of the Mustill Store and home. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/CascadeLocksParkAssociation/.

Howard Hanna Presents A Night at the Races: 6-10 p.m. Friday 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. Saturday 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. Saturday at Medina Country Club, 5588 Wedgewood Road, Medina. Cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, buffet supper, dessert and coffee, raffle and silent auction. https://www.lelrr.org/.

CSU Hispanic Festival: 7-9 p.m. Saturday 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: Sunday 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. Sunday 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.

Progress Through Preservation of Greater Akron Dining in Akron History: Sunday beginning at 3 p.m. at Bob Jones’ Classic Car Museum, 701 S. Broadway St., Akron. Guests will then move on to dinner at one of six host homes. Each home is distinct in architectural design and history and each home will treat diners to a distinctive, themed meal. After dinner, guests will enjoy coffee, drinks, dessert, and a tour of the host home. $100 per person. For more information and reservations, call Janet Little at 945-605-1197 or 330-983-4900.

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.

 

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.