Goodwill Taste of Vintage: 6 p.m. Thursday 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

Progress Through Preservation of Greater Akron: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tangier, 532 W. Market St., Akron. Live auction and concert by Helen Welch and her trio. $25-$40.

Magic City Kiwanis Art Auction: 6 p.m. Friday at Prince of Peace Parish Hall, 1263 Shannon Ave., Barberton. Light hors d’oeuvres, desserts and beverages. Call Diane Breiding at 330-825-2225 or email

ACCESS Inc. The Jewelry Box: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Fairlawn DoubleTree, 3150 W. Market St. Jewelry for sale at $5 per piece. Proceeds benefit ACCESS and its services for women and children in its shelter.

Good Samaritan Hunger Center Soup for the City: 6 p.m. Saturday at Tangier, 532 W. Market St., Akron. “An Evening in Morocco”, featuring soups from local restaurants, cocktails, desserts, “The Vision of Nile Dancers,” silent and live auction. $50.

Patriot Military Ball: 6 p.m. Saturday 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

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 due Thursday; call 330-434-7110 or go to

Art With A Heart For Children : 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Blue Heron Event Center, 3227 Blue Heron Trace, Medina. Preview, cocktails, music and hors d'oeuvres. Multimedia art on display and available for auction. $50. 330-764-8891, ext. 215 or

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. $48.

International Women’s Air & Space Museum Dinner with a Slice of History: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the International Women’s Air & Space Museum, Burke Lakefront Airport, 1501 N. Marginal Road, Cleveland. Presentation by Shaesta Waiz, who flew around the world solo in 2017. $15 for IWASM members and $17 for non-members. 216-623-1111 or go to

Akron Press Club Book Sale: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Summit County Historical Society, Perkins Stone Mansion, 550 Copley Road, Akron. New and gently used books, audio books, music and movies. Proceeds fund scholarships for local journalism, public relations and communications students. To donate or for information, contact Ron Syroid at or 330-607-6811 or Julia Gammon at or 330-592-5284.

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 Alan and Janice Woll. Proceeds benefit The Shaw JCC of Akron, The Lippman School and Jewish Family Service of Akron. Tickets start at $125. 330-835-0025 or

Whiskers & Tales Celebration: 6-11 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Akron. Strolling dinner, silent and love auction, interaction with pets, raffle, and music for dancing. Tickets are $100. Benefit for One of a Kind Pet Rescue. For tickets, call 330-865-6200 or go to

Beck Center for the Arts Spotlight Gala: 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at Cleveland Grays Armory Museum, 1234 Bolivar Road, Cleveland. Honorees are Iris November and Rosemary Corcoran. Entertainment by Beck Center alumnus and Broadway star Rory O’Malley. $225 or $275. 216-521-2540, ext. 43, or

Greater Cleveland Film Commission “Behind the Camera”: 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.

Wadsworth Area Historical Society “Notes on the Civil War”: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Memory Lane Event Center, 456 College St., Wadsworth. Civil War songs and stories from re-enactor Steve Ball. "President and Mrs. Lincoln" will also attend. $30-$55. 330-827-0177 or

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

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,

SOAR Student-Run Free Clinic Casino Night: 7-11 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Great Hall/Regula at Northeast Ohio Medical University, 4209 State Route 44, Rootstown. Casino games and auction. $50, $35 students.

Christ Child Society of Akron Red Wagon Luncheon and Artisan Fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Akron. Style show by Toni in Style, Chagrin Falls. Free admission to the Artisan Fair; $50 for luncheon. For reservations, send a check to Christ Child Society of Akron to Karen Frey, 2516 Abington Road, Fairlawn, Ohio, 44333-4019.

Thanksgiving Feast with President Lincoln: 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. Thanksgiving dinner and talk by "President Lincoln" about 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

Lasa Sanctuary Benefit Concert: 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent. Featuring Michael Kelsey. $25. 877-897-6487 or

Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers Turkey Burner: 7:30 a.m. registration Nov. 22 at Cleveland Metroparks’ Hinckley Reservation. 8:30 a.m. Family Turkey Run and 5K at 9 a.m. 5K is $25 before Nov. 16 and $35 after. To pre-register, go to 


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.