March GRADness: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at Greystone Hall, 103 S. High St., Akron. Casual event with networking, food, raffles, games with prizes, and beverages. $50, benefits Project GRAD Akron's college access programs and scholarship fund. https://secure.qgiv.com/for/201margra/event/798578/.
Magical Theatre Company’s Trivia Night: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Zwisler Hall, 500 Mull Ave., Akron. Basket raffle, gift baskets, pizza and trivia with a $500 grand prize. Tickets are $35 per person. For information, call 330-848-3708.
Harris Stanton Gallery Art-tini Auction: Thursday to April 18 at the Harris Stanton Gallery, 1370 W. Ninth St., Cleveland. Silent auction of jewelry, glass, ceramics and fine art benefiting CARTA, Cleveland Art Association. Bidding closes with a vodka party from 5:30-8 p.m. April 20, $15 admission. 216-471-8882.
Verb Ballets Spring Gala: 7 p.m. Friday at Verb Ballets Center for Dance, 3558 Lee Road, Shaker Heights. $150. https://verbballets.org/gala19/.
Akron Civic Theatre 90th Anniversary: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Entertainment, refreshments, screening of “Singin’ in the Rain.” Free, but tickets are required; available at the theater, Wayside Furniture and Nervous Dog coffee bars.
St. Matthew’s BSA Troop 310 All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner: 4-7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Father Silva Center, 2603 Benton Road, Akron. $8 adults, $5 ages 12 and under.
Falls Cancer Club Reverse Raffle: 6 p.m. Saturday at The Venue, 10 Tallmadge Circle, Tallmadge. Buffet dinner, dessert, beer, wine, coffee and tea. Sideboards, basket raffles and silent auction, 50/50, Lucky #13 raffle. $60, $100 couple. 330-929-2796.
WITAN Imagine Ball “A Night at Sea”: 6-11 p.m. Saturday at Portage Country Club, 240 N. Portage Path, Akron. Food, casino-style gaming, bingo, entertainment, silent auction. $150. http://wow2019.givesmart.com.
Palette 2 Palate: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Canton Cultural Center, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Art auction, gourmet food. Benefit for the Stark County Hunger Task Force. $50, $250 VIP. http://starkhunger.org/p2p2019/.
Yuri’s Night — Space Party Fundraiser: 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland. Music by Swagg, DJ, open bar with beer and wine, appetizers, science demonstrations. Dress in outer space/science fiction costumes for a contest. $80. www.greatscience.com.
Local Wine & Maker Expo: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton. Makers, wines, beer and mead from Northeast Ohio. $45, includes 10 tasting tickets, glass, tote bag, admission to the Hall of Fame, and 20 percent off at the store. www.profootballhof.com/events/local-wine-and-maker-expo-in-collaboration-with-720-market/.
Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Foundation’s Dessert Extravaganza: 7 p.m. April 25 at Roses Run Country Club, 2636 N. River Road, Stow. Desserts and appetizers from 17 restaurants, silent auction. $50. www.smfpl.org/dessert.
Summit County Juvenile Court Women’s Board Fundraiser: 5 p.m. April 25 at Guy’s Party Center, 500 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Featuring artworks by boys and girls in the juvenile detention program. $30. Call Lee Heid at 330-524-3460 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rape Crisis Center of Summit and Medina Counties Walk of Heroes: 6 p.m. April 26, University of Akron Field House, 289 S. Union St., Akron. Music, giveaways, prizes for top fundraising teams. www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/walk-of-heroes-rape-crisis-center-of-summit-and-medina-counties.
Zane’s Foundation Spring Fundraiser & Casino Night: 6-10:30 p.m. April 26 at Tangier, 532 W. Market St., Akron. Costume and lip sync contests, auctions, raffles, casino activities, DJ, 50/50 raffle, prize wheel and food. $65. www.zanesinc.org.
She Elevates Spring Gala: 7 p.m. April 26 at the Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton. Recognizing four women and one girl age 8-18. $50. 877-550-1751 or www.sheelevates.org.
Race Around the Park 5K: April 27 at St. Sebastian Parish, 476 Mull Ave., Akron. Family fun run at 8:30 a.m., 5K race at 9 a.m. Registration is $30 5K (individual), $15 Fun Run (family). www.active.com/akron-oh/running/distance-running-races/5k-race-around-the-park-2019?int=.
Seven Courses of Kent: 5 p.m. April 28 at Treno Ristorante, 152 Franklin Ave., Kent. Seven-course meal from Kent eateries, each course paired with a beer or wine selection. $65, benefits Main Street Kent. http://mainstreetkent.org/events/seven-courses-of-kent/.
Century Homes Association 45th Anniversary Dinner: 5:30 p.m. April 28 at Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Speaker is Lauren Burge, principal at Chambers, Murphy, and Burge, Historical Architecture in Akron. Call John Stefanik at 330-666-3579 or email email@example.com.
Heart to Heart Communications Greater Akron Speaks Out for Values Breakfast: April 29 at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Speaker is Billy Taylor, director of global diversity and inclusion at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. $50, $100 patron. 330-434-3278 or www.h2hc.org.
Akron Symphony Guild Garden Party: 5:30 p.m. May 3 at The Owl Barn at Dayton Nursery, 3459 Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Wine and hors d’oeuvres, garden talk, shopping. $25. 330-936-6952.
Medina County Pet-Tacular: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at Pinnacle Sports, 313 Medina Road, Medina. Activities for owners and pets, discounted vaccinations and microchipping, a pet spa, Kids and Pets Area, coloring contests and Pets Have Talent Contest. Free. 330-725-9756 or www.medinacountyauditor.org.
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Women “Kindness is Always Fashionable”: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at the St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Akron. Spring fashion, flowers and food. $20. For reservations, call Renee Reale at 330-338-1815 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arthritis Foundation Derby Day Luncheon: 11 a.m. May 4 at the Canton Regency, 4512 22nd St. NW, Canton. Derby Day hat contest and auction, fashion show, raffle baskets, luncheon and mint juleps. $10. 330-477-7664, ext. 121.
Cinco de Meow CLE: 5 p.m. May 4 at Around the Corner Saloon & Cafe, 18616 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. $30, includes specialty margarita or beer, all-you-can-eat taco bar. Vegan and vegetarian friendly. Proceeds benefit Lucky Paws and Tails From The City. www.eventbrite.com/e/foirth-annual-cinco-de-meow-cle-tickets-55452827901.
Children’s Cup — A Night at the Races: 5:30 p.m. May 4 at Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina. Benefits the Children’s Center of Medina County. $60. www.medinacountychildrenscenter.org.
Apollo’s Fire Tangos & Fandangos: 6 p.m. May 4 at the Tudor Arms Hotel, 10660 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland. Sangria and cocktails, tapas, dinner with wine, performances. Tickets start at $195. https://apollosfire.org/2018-2019-benefit-gala/.
Ingenuity Cleveland’s Dreamer’s Bal: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 4 at IngenuityLabs in the Hamilton Collaborative, 5401 Hamilton Ave., Cleveland. Art installations, immersive music and dance performances. $25 in advance, $35 at the door, $65 VIP. Age 21 and over. www.eventbrite.com/e/the-dreamers-bal-tickets-56836484455.
Summit Liberty House Cinco De Hallo: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 at Gavin Scott Salon & Spa, 4960 Darrow Road, Stow. Salon services, taco bar, breakfast bites, margaritas, beer and mariachi band. $50. www.eventbrite.com/e/cinco-de-hallo-celebration-presented-by-the-read-family-tickets-57800281197.
Fairlawn Hunger Walk: 2 p.m. May 5 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron, 3300 Morewood Road, Akron. Walk begins at 3 p.m. Benefits the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. www.akroninterfaith.org.
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