The Barberton Rotary Annual Golf Outing: Friday at the Chippewa Golf Course, 12147 Shank Road, Doylestown. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. start. The cost is $100 per golfer, $40 of which is tax-deductible. Registration includes the golf and cart, breakfast, soft drinks and beer, lunch at the turn and dinner following the round. There will be course games, skins game, 50/50 and a raffle for golf prizes. Mail registration and checks payable to the Barberton Rotary Foundation, Box 572, Barberton, OH 44203. For questions call Dennis Liddle at 330-687-7645 or email him at [email protected]
Big Brothers & Sisters of Portage County Annual Charity Golf Outing: Friday at Sugar Bush Golf Club, 11186 State Route 88, Garrettsville. Registration and lunch at noon with 1 p.m. shotgun start. $95 per person includes 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch, dinner, Handel’s Ice Cream Bar, beverages. There will be hole-in-one contests, skill contests, auctions, raffles and more. All funds raised support the One-to-One mentoring program. For more information or to register email [email protected]
The Akron Zoo presents Summer Safari: 7-10 p.m. Friday at 555 Euclid Ave., Akron. Guests will enjoy food from local restaurants, up-close animal encounters, entertainment, a raffle and a silent auction. New this year is a beer and wine trail from Great Lakes Brewing Co. and Prophecy Wines. All funds raised benefit the zoo’s more than 1,000 animals, conservation programs and education. Tickets are $100 for general admission and $250 for patrons, which includes a private party from 5:30-7 p.m. For tickets, go to http://akronzoo.org/summer-safari. This event is for guests 21 years or older.
Cleveland Performing Arts Ministries Path Master Inc. Tetélestai Golf Outing Fundraiser: Sunday at The Tanglewood Club, 8745 Tanglewood Trail, Chagrin Falls. Check-in begins at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost is $95 per golfer if registered and paid by July 24. Fees include 18 holes, riding cart, lunch at the turn and dinner. If registered and paid after July 25 the fee is $125 per golfer. For more information, call 440-944-0635. To register, go to http://LiveThePassion.org.
Richfield Community Day: 1 p.m. Sunday at Richfield Woods Park, 4100 Broadview Road, Richfield. Bring school supplies for Summit County students in need. The festival, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Bath-Richfield and sponsored by community partners, will feature a meet-and-greet with the leaders of the Revere School System, entertainment for all ages, games and prizes, surprises galore, including the iconic Rocket Car, a dunk tank, and a Ninja Warrior Course. For more information, go to https://www.richfieldvillageohio.org/380/Community-Day#.
ACCESS Inc.’s Virtual 12th Annual Breakfast: 8:15 a.m. Aug. 10. Attendees will hear from special guests including Gina Wilt and Josh Johnson from the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio, and Dan Flowers, CEO of Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. The breakfast is free to attend, but registration is required, go to http://ACCESSBreakfast.GiveSmart.com.
Akron Civic Theatre’s “Spirits of the Civic 2021 – The Great Gatsby Gala”: Aug. 14 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a private VIP reception, followed at 6:30 p.m. by an immersive gala experience. Ticket prices are $250 for the VIP private reception and immersive gala and $150 for the immersive gala only. Attire is black tie optional. Ticket includes valet parking, off Bowery Street. You must be 21 to enter. Tickets are available by calling the Akron Civic Theatre at 330-535-3179 or visiting http://www.AkronCivic.com.
Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) Fundraising Concert: 7-9 p.m. Aug. 14 in the Country at HeARTland, 8187 Camp Road, Homerville. Featuring the NEO Steel Drum as they bring the sounds of the Caribbean to the country with their steel drum ensemble. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the rhythmic sounds around the HeARTland Pond. Tickets are $12 in advance available online at http://www.ormaco.org or $14 on the day of the concert. For more information call 419-853-6016.
Akron Promise Beer Tasting Fundraiser: 7-10 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Rialto Theater in Kenmore (with a virtual livestream/beer sampling pickup available). The event will include light appetizers, live music and a raffle of items donated by local businesses. Rick Armon, author of “Ohio Breweries” and “Fifty Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio,” will speak. Tickets are $50. For tickets, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/akron-promise-beer-tasting-fundraiser-tickets-161266445279. All proceeds will go to the Kenmore-Garfield Stark State Scholarship Fund.
Christopher James Consilio Memorial Fund Inaugural Annual Golf Outing: Aug. 20 at Paradise Lake, 1900 Randolph Road, Mogadore. $100 per golfer or $400 for a foursome and four-player scrambles. Registration includes breakfast, snack at turn, lunch and two beer tickets. For registration, go to https://christopherjamesmemorialfund.org/products/golf-outing.
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens Annual Gala: Beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. With the theme SPEAKEASY, the evening features a sleek and sophisticated art deco dinner club and a Roaring ’20s smoke-filled speakeasy, where guests who know the secret password may sip on Prohibition-era spirits, such as bathtub gin and moonshine. Dinner will be served at 8 p.m., with custom cuisine by Driftwood Catering, and then the festive evening continues with dancing and music by The Avenue. Tickets start at $300. For tickets and information, go to https://www.stanhywet.org/events/gala-speakeasy.
Medina County Poker Run: Aug. 21 from the Medina Eagles, 696 Lafayette Road in Medina. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the run starting at 11 a.m. Last bike is due in by 3:30 p.m. for a raffle drawing. Hands are $20 each. Funds raised by the event support the Medina County Coalition Against Human Trafficking. Advanced registration is available at http://www.medinacountychildrenscenter.org.
Christopher James Consilio Memorial Fund Inaugural Memorial Party: 4-9 p.m. Aug. 21 at St. Sebastian Zwisler Hall, 500 Mull Ave., Akron. Live music, food, beer and wine garden, as well as both silent and live auction items, will be available for patrons. Tickets are $10. For tickets, https://christopherjamesmemorialfund.org/products/the-christopher-consilio-memorial-party.
Akron Area YMCA 150th Anniversary Celebration: 8-11 p.m. Aug. 21 at Lock 3, 200 S. Main St., Akron. Will include a concert with The Avenue and fireworks show. Advance reservations are requested and available for a $10 donation at http://akrony150.org or at one of the Akron Area YMCA branches in Barberton, Cuyahoga Falls, Green, Wadsworth and, of course, Akron.
The Annual Magic City Kiwanis Loreto George Memorial Golf Outing: Aug. 27 at Chippewa Golf Course, 12147 Shank Road, Doylestown. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with tee-off at 9 a.m. Cost is $95 per golfer. This is a four-person scramble, golfers 65 and older hit from senior tees. All meals and beverages, the golf and use of a cart come with the admission fee. For questions call Denny at 330-687-7645. Registration and payment should be sent to Magic City Kiwanis, Box 561, Barberton, Ohio 44203
Summit County Children Services Foster Kids 2021 Teddy Bear Run: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 29 at Madrick’s Tavern, 10760 Kinsman Road, Newbury Township. Must bring one teddy bear to participate. Register at http://www.bikersforfathersrights.org. Rain date is Sept. 5.
The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) Corks on the Concourse: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 3 at Burke Lakefront Airport. This year, the event will take place both in-person and virtually. The evening features several local wineries, heavy hors d’oeuvres, music, and special exhibits and programs. Tickets are $75 for non-members or $65 for IWASM members. Deadline for tickets is Aug. 27. For tickets, call 216-623-1111 or go to http://www.iwasm.org.
Fuzzy and Stacy Poole Memorial Charity Golf Outing: 1:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Brookledge Golf Course, 1621 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Registration is $90 per person and includes golf, lunch, dinner, drinks, auction items and prizes. Register online at https://forms.gle/5n3XmuTppUZT2Wdz6. Registration and payment must be received by Aug. 25.
Greater Akron Area Heart Walk: Sept. 11 at Lock 3, 200 S. Main St., Akron. 8 a.m. check-in with a 9:30 a.m. start time. This year’s theme, Heart Walk Here, invites participants to walk on the event path or to create a path of their own. From parks and parkways to tucked-away trails, participants are invited to Heart Walk at any location that inspires their heart health. To register, visit http://www.heart.org/akronwalk.
Friends of Akron Children’s Hospital Golf Outing: Sept. 12 at Shale Creek Golf Club, 5420 Wolff Road, Medina. Registration at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. $150 per golfer includes golf and cart, hot lunch, steak and ribs dinner, 50/50 raffle and great raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Akron Children’s Hospital. For registration form, email Lance Churchman at [email protected] or Janet Pera at [email protected]
The Stow-Munroe Falls Lions Club PAW FEST vendor request: The club is accepting dog-related vendors, animal rescue groups, food vendors and sponsors for the Sept. 19 PAW FEST at Stow’s Bow Wow Beach Dog Park. Interested individuals or groups should contact chairman Marty Dennis at [email protected]
City of Akron Recreation and Parks Golf Outing Fundraiser: Sept. 23 at J.E. Good Park Golf Course, 530 Nome Ave., Akron. Registration at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. $75 per person for early registration through Sept. 1, $90 after Sept. 1. Fee covers 18 holes of golf, one cart per twosome, a bagged lunch from 1925 Grille, two drink tickets, and a catered dinner from DeVitis. To benefit the Youth Employment Scholarship, or “YES,” Fund. To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yes-youth-empowerment-scholarship-scholarship-fund-charity-golf-outing-tickets-162549322399.
Columbiana Uncorked 2021: 4-9 p.m. Sept. 25 at Firestone Farms, 101 TownCenter Ave., Columbiana. Saturday-only event showcasing area live music, juried arts and crafts, delicious food and samplings from regional wineries. Tickets include a commemorative glass, tasting booklet and 10 tasting tickets. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. For tickets, go to https://bit.ly/ColumbianaUncorked2021.
IBH Addiction Recovery 50th Anniversary Gala: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 30 at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Includes hors d’oeuvres, a seated dinner, live auction and presentation of the distinguished Restoring Hope Award. Tickets are $100. Tickets available at http://ibh.org/50th-anniversary-gala. For more information, please contact IBH Addiction Recovery at 330-644-4095.
The Medina County SPCA “Putts for Pets” Golf Outing: Oct. 2 at Bunker Hill Golf Course, 3060 Pearl Road, Medina. Tee-off time for this four-person scramble is set for 8 a.m. Early registration (due by 9/25) is $95 per golfer and includes 18 holes with cart (proximities & skins), breakfast, dinner, beverages and awards. ($105 for late registration). To register a team or become a sponsor, go to https://birdease.com/spca2021.
20th annual Sugar Plum Tour of Holiday Homes: Akron’s premier holiday home tour and the signature fundraiser of the Gay Community Endowment Fund. This year’s 20th anniversary festivities include both live and virtual tours, with the live tour taking place on from 1-5 p.m. Dec. 5, and the virtual tour taking place the weekend of Dec. 11-12. The tour will showcase some of the area’s finest historic and contemporary homes, all exquisitely decorated for the season. For ticket information, go to https://www.sugarplumtour.org/.
An Evening with Kiwanis for Kids: 5-8 p.m. Feb. 10, 2022, at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Featuring cocktail hour, wine pull, dinner, live auction, awards and performances from local youth ensembles. $150 per person. For tickets and information, go to http://akronkiwanisforkids.org.
Send information about social and charity events to The Scene, Akron Beacon Journal, 388 S. Main St., Suite 720, Akron, OH 44311. Or email [email protected] or [email protected] 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.