Akron Zoo 33rd Annual Snow Bowl: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Stonehedge, 580 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron. Target-score bowling competition for families and organizations. Five-member team registration $300-$450.  330-375-2550, ext. 7231.

 

Firestone High Aquatic Association Reverse Raffle and Auction: 6-11 p.m. Saturday at St. George’s Fellowship Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Akron. Wild West Night with food and emcee Chad Miller from 91.3-FM The Summit. $75. Call Stacey Rogers at 305-495-7969 or email staceyrogers@mac.com.

 

LaunchHouse Bootstrap Bash: 7:30 p.m. Saturday 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. $125. http://launchhouse.com/bootstrapbash.

 

Scottish American Society Robert Burns 260th Birthday Celebration Dinner: 6-10 p.m. Jan. 25 at SYB Hall, 4157 Hudson Drive, Stow. Haggis, neeps and tatties and other foods, silent auction. $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $20 ages 12 and under. www.scottishamericansociety.org/id14.html.

 

A Night in Vienna: 6-11 p.m. Jan. 26 at Akron German Family Society, 3871 Ranfield Road, Kent. Austrian ball theme with authentic German dinner, Austrian waltz performance and music by the Fred Ziwich Orchestra. $15 member, $20 nonmember, $5 under 12. Reservations required, call Eva Lehner at 330-335-8985 or Renate Moellmann at 330-633-3949.

 

Friday at 5-ish: 5:30-9 p.m. Feb. 1 at The Trailhead at Cascade Lofts, 21 W. North St., Akron. Celebrate the work of the Kohl Family Y at University Park and the Y-Strong program for recovery from addiction. $60. www.akronymca.org/KohlFamily/Friday@5.

 

Crown Point Casino Night: 6 p.m. Feb. 1 at St. George’s Church, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. Games, cocktails and food stations to raise funds for Crown Point’s spring planting and Summer Farm Camp. $75. www.crownpointecology.org.

 

Main Street Kent Chocolate Walk: Noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 in downtown Kent. Check in at Destination Kent Visitor Center, 201 E. Erie St., Kent, to pick up maps, passes and bags. Then stop at participating businesses for chocolates, shopping, lunch or drinks. $25 at www.eventbrite.com.

 

Arthritis Foundation Red & White on Thursday Night: 5:30-9 p.m. Jan. 24 at Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Food from area restaurants, local and international wine tastings and Ohio craft beer, live and silent auctions. $85 in advance, $95 at the door. www.arthritis.org/redandwhite.

 

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate, Darling!: 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron. Showcasing 45 wines, domestic and international. Tastings will be paired with 18 cheeses and chocolates presented by local purveyors. $45. Ages 21 and older. 330-253-2488 or www.akroncivic.com.

 

Dinner with a Slice of History: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at the International Women’s Air & Space Museum, Burke Lakefront Airport, 1501 N. Marginal Road, Cleveland. Presentation from Gigi Coleman, the great-niece of Bessie Coleman, first African-American woman to earn a pilot’s license. $15 members, $17 nonmembers. 216-623-1111 or go to www.iwasm.org.

 

Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 16 and noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 17 at Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland. Find gently used home furnishings, accents and accessory pieces. www.hospicewr.org/cleveland-resale-shop.

 

Dancing Wheels’ Night at the Races: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School, 19481 Lakeshore Blvd., Cleveland. Games, pizza, snacks, nonalcoholic beverages. $15. https://dancingwheels.org/10th-annual-night-at-the-races/.

 

Magic City Kiwanis Esther Ryan Shoe Fund Spaghetti Dinner: 4-7 p.m. March 1 at Prince of Peace Hall, 1281 Shannon Ave., Barberton. $7 adults, $4 under 10. Proceeds go to furnish shoes to income qualified children in the Barberton Schools.

 

Minerva Fund of Akron Jazz Brunch: 10:30 a.m. March 2 at Fairlawn Country Club, 200 N. Wheaton Road, Akron. Music by Hubbs Groove featuring Sarah’s Girl. Call Sharon Dennis at 330-671-1284 or email shd647@aol.com.

 

Paws and Prayers presents Paws Vegas: 5:30 p.m. March 2 at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. Dinner, open bar, gambling, games, raffles, adoptable pets and more. $60, $110 couple. http://paws19.eventbrite.com.

 

Women’s Endowment Fund “For Women, Forever”: March 5, Goodyear Hall, 1201 E. Market St., Akron. Speaker Marcella Kanfer Rolnick, CEO of GOJO Industries. $100; $175 patron; $75 young professional. www.forwomenforever.org.

 

Canton Ballet Touchdowns and Tutus: March 9 at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Zimmermann Symphony Center, 2331 17th St. NW, Canton. High school football players paired with Canton Ballet dancers perform for celebrity judges. Benefits the ballet’s scholarships and community outreach. 330-455-7220 or www.cantonballet.com.

 

Sunburst Gala: March 16 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. Presented by the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters to benefit The Up Side of Downs. Dinner, open bar, sideboards, 50/50 raffle, prizes. Entertainment by Inspirations Dance Academy. $105 until Jan. 17, $115 until Feb. 17 or while supplies last. www.usod.org.

 

 

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 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.