The Datebook

Cincinnati’s guide to fundraisers, friend-raisers, community events, and more…

March 18, Saturday

Mercy Neighborhood Ministries | Hoops & Hops, 6-11 p.m. Purcell Marion High School. DETAILS: NCAA college tourney on big-screen TVs; food, beer, wine and other beverages; contests; raffles; and a $10,000 half-court shot contest. $10 at the door.

Starfire | March Madness Flyaway, 7-11 p.m. Woodward Theater, Over-the-Rhine. DETAILS: Music, open bar, catered food, NCAA tournament games on TV, silent auction, raffle of tickets to 2018 Final Four.

Young Professionals Choral Collective | Cin and Tonics, 6 p.m. Cincinnati Masonic Center. DETAILS: Cocktails, dinner by the bite, silent auction, cabaret performance. $50 at the door.

March 19, Sunday

Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown counties | Classical music performance, 2 p.m. St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Anderson Township. DETAILS: A Bengals assistant coach and a vascular surgeon sit in with professional musicians. $25, includes reception with performers.

March 22, Wednesday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation | Annual Salute to Leaders dinner, 5 p.m. Oasis Conference Center.

March 23, Thursday

Society of Professional Journalists | Free press panel, 7-8:30 p.m. Voice of America Museum, West Chester. DETAILS: WCPO’s Tom McKee, local SPJ president, moderates discussion titled “Truth Matters. Facts Matter.”

March 24-25, Friday-Saturday

Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund | Queen City Classic Chess Tournament, Paul Brown Stadium Club West. DETAILS: Friday: Simul with masters and grandmasters 6:30 p.m. Saturday: Youth tournament 9 a.m.

March 25, Saturday

Caring Community Collaborative | Pasta With a Purpose, 5-9 p.m. Foundry Building, Liberty Center. DETAILS: Samplings of pastas from restaurants around the region, plus optional wine and beer tastings, TVs featuring NCAA basketball tournament. $15 with alcohol, $10 food only. Children 10 and older $10, under 10 free.

People Working Cooperatively | Toolbelt Ball, Jack Casino. DETAILS: New gala benefits PWC’s Modifications for Mobility program. Black-tie, cocktails, entertainment, three-course gourmet meal, raffles, high-end wine and bourbon pull, silent and live auctions.

UCAN | Annual dinner, 5:30-9 p.m., Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., OTR. Pasta buffet by MOTR Pub, music by The Doug Hart Band, craft beer, raffles, silent auction. $60. Benefits United Coalition for Animals’ nonprofit spay/neuter clinic.

Women’s Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation | A Conversation with Abby Wambach, 2-4 p.m. Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington. DETAILS: Betsey Ross interviews the soccer legend. $50 ($40 for students).

March 30, Thursday

Behringer-Crawford Museum | Two-Headed Calf Awards dinner, 6 p.m. Northern Kentucky University, Votruba Student Union Ballroom. Cocktails, dinner, free valet parking, live music, silent auction and raffles. Honors Michael J. Hammons, Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey, Dave Schroeder, Matt and Rebekah Gensler Butler, and the Hills of Kentucky Dulcimer Club. RSVP (859) 491-4003 or by March 24.

April 1, Saturday

I Have Wings Breast Cancer Foundation | Spring Bling Luncheon, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Receptions, Erlanger. Raffles, auction, Bling Bling Jewelry exchange, with 20 tables of costume jewelry. Presentation of WINGS (With Inspiration No One Goes Solo) award to a breast cancer survivor who has inspired others.  Keynote speaker Debbie Gardner, founder Survive Institute. Emcee Tammy Mutasa, WLWT News 5 reporter. RSVP by March 24. $50.

Karen Wellington Foundation | 10th annual Karen’s Gift “Forever in Bloom,” 7 p.m.-midnight, Renaissance Hotel, downtown.

April 2, Sunday

Jewish Federation | Super Sunday phone-a-thon for annual community campaign. DETAILS: Volunteers sought for 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. shifts and for a followup session April 5. (513) 985-1518

April 5 or 6, Wednesday or Thursday

Montgomery Woman’s Club | Town Hall Lecture. DETAILS: Features 50-minute talk and Q&A with Melissa Gilbert, known for roles such as Laura Ingalls on “Little House on the Prairie,” her Grammy-nominated performance as Helen Keller in “The Miracle Worker” and two terms as president of the Screen Actors Guild. Choose Wednesday, April 5, 8 p.m.,  at Sycamore Junior High or Thursday, April 6, 11 a.m., Montgomery Assembly of God. Tickets:

April 6, Thursday

Cincinnati Symphony Club | April Affair, Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Fashion show of women’s fine apparel from Mike and Carol Trotta, luncheon, silent auction, shopping. Nancy Bove: 513-321-0230

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation | Cincinnati’s Finest Under Fifty Finale, 6:30 p.m. The Phoenix, downtown. By-the-bite dishes from Cincinnati’s finest restaurants, paired with beers and wines. $75 in advance, $85 at the door. Finalists are Deb Augsback, Peter Barrett, Emily Bell, Danielle Bischoff, Scott Brendamour, Tiffany Dace, Levi Daly, Katie Hayden, Devin Kelly, Robert Mangine, Kristen Meyers, Chris Owens, Elizabeth Paff, Patricia Plavko, James Stapleton, Tim Trucco, Hannah Wallach and Clare Whitaker.

Visiting Nurse Association | Caring Celebration gala, 5-9 p.m. Hyatt Regency, downtown. DETAILS: Honors Trey Devey and John Morris Russell. $150.

April 7, Friday

Cincinnati Ballet | Club B dance party, 8 p.m.-midnight. MadTree Brewery, Oakley. DETAILS: Drinks, dinner by the bite, dancing, mix and mingle with Cincinnati Ballet dancers, live performance by Ballet’s Second Company. $150.

Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services | Champions of Hope, 6-9 p.m. Jack Casino. DETAILS: Honoree: Nehemiah Manufacturing Co. $85. or (513) 207-3716

Children’s Home of Cincinnati | An Evening for the Arts, 6:30 p.m. Cincinnati Art Museum. DETAILS: Cocktails, dinner buffet, concert. $125. or (513) 272-2800

April 8, Saturday

Cincinnati Arts Association | Dancing for the Stars, 6 p.m. Jack Casino Ballroom, downtown. DETAILS: Benefit for CAA’s Overture Awards for students. Includes dance competition featuring eight local celebrities, wine and cheese reception, dinner by the bite, cash bar, dancing. $150. 513-977-4188 or

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra | Sing a Song of Sixpence, 3 p.m. home of Reena Dhanda Patil. DETAILS: Pie-making demonstration, tasting, and wine. $50. Proceeds benefit a Chamber Crawl during the CCO’s Summermusik 2017. (513) 723.1182 x 102

Multiple charities | “Shelter in Place” fundraiser for curated group of charities, 6-10 p.m. Thunder-Sky Inc., Northside (513) 426-0477.

St. Vincent de Paul | Hope to Homes 5K run/walk, 9 a.m.-noon Sawyer Point. DETAILS: Benefits SVDP’s emergency assistance programs, including rent and utility assistance.

Summerfair Cincinnati | Poster exhibit, Weston Gallery, Aronoff Center for the Arts. DETAILS: Also features exhibition of 12 Cincinnati-area artists who won Summerfair aid awards.

April 9, Sunday

Envision Children | Lighting the Way scholarship gala, 2-5 p.m. Prime Cincinnati, 580 Walnut St., downtown. DETAILS: Dinner and drinks, jazz, R&B and pop music by Like Minds, silent and live auctions. $65, or 513-772-5437 x 2.

Magro Foundation | “Arts Sensation – An Evening of Music and Art,” 5-7 p.m. Peterloon Estate, Indian Hill. DETAILS: Art and musical performances by students from local universities. Proceeds benefit student scholarships. $65. Reservations due by April 1. (513) 561-8344

Mayerson JCC and Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education | Great Human Race 5K, 10 a.m. CHHE/Rockwern Academy, 8401 Montgomery Road. DETAILS: Registration 8:30 a.m. Family-friendly walk/run. $35.

April 12, Thursday

Bethesda Foundation | Lyceum, 6 p.m. Jack Casino. DETAILS: Dinner, program by Dr. Hugh Herr, a pioneer in researching how to merge body and machine. Proceeds aid development of Robotic Center of Excellence at Bethesda North Hospital.

May We Help | Trunk show, The Gifted Shop, 5-9 p.m. 3443 Edwards Road, Hyde Park. Features curated collection of home and personal accessories, along with items from CQ Luxe luxury belt and handbag company. Five percent of sales go to May We Help.

April 17, Monday

Girls on the Run | Boston Marathon, Boston, Mass. DETAILS: Cincinnati fitness trainer and GOTR board member Jessica Leonard, who has raised $100,000 for GOTR, runs the Marathon. To support GOTR: or

April 20, Thursday

Woman’s City Club | National Speaker forum, 7 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza. DETAILS: Broadcast journalist Maria Hinojosa’s topic is “Latinos and Immigration: the U.S. Mambo.” (513) 751-0100 or

April 21, Friday

The Barn | “A Tahitian Adventure” fundraiser at the Barn, Mariemont. DETAILS: Tahitian delicacies, music, raffle, brief discussion by art expert Richard Brettell, of Gauguin’s work “Rupe, Rupe.”

Kindervelt 50 | Boots and Baubles, 6:30-11:30 p.m. Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Cowboy casual/country chic party with dinner, dancing, bourbon tasting, Kendra Scott baubles bar. Benefits new Kindervelt Psychiatric Emergency Center at Cincinnati Children’s.

April 22, Saturday

Greenwich House Gallery | Mimosas for Memories: A Benefit for Alzheimer’s Disease, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Additional details TBA.

Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Southwestern Ohio | YP Honors Brunch and Awards Ceremony, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. University Club of Cincinnati.

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra | Bourbon and Bond gala, 7 p.m. Newport on the Levee, former IMAX theater. Live music, video, food, drinks, dancing, silent auction, VIP package. (859) 431-6216 or

April 23, Sunday

Ohio Alleycat Resource | Jammin’ for Whiskers, 7:30 p.m. Leapin’ Lizard Event Space, Covington. DETAILS: Concert by 3 Piece Revival. $15 at the door.

April 25, Tuesday

Angel Baby Network | Book release, 7 p.m. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood. DETAILS: Meet authors Danielle and Christopher Lewis, Cincinnati authors of “As Sure as Tomorrow Comes” and founders of the Angel Baby Network, formed after the loss of their 10-day-old son.

CET | Action Auction fundraiser. DETAILS. Televised live April 25-29 with special auctions each day. Benefits public television.

April 26, Wednesday

Pregnancy Center East | Banquet for Life, 5:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency. DETAILS: Keynote speaker Lou Holtz. $75 or $50 for those under 25. (513) 321-3100

Pregnancy Center West | “My Fair Lady” preview, 7:30 p.m. Covedale Center for the Performing Arts. DETAILS: $20. Half of ticket proceeds benefit PCW. or (513) 244-5700

April 27, Thursday

Cincinnati Horticultural Society | Ladies Day luncheon, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Chef Maeve Rochford, a Food Network champion and executive chef/owner of Sugar & Scribe Bakery in San Diego, is keynote speaker. $100.

Su Casa | Annual dinner, 6-9 p.m. Cintas Center, Xavier University. DETAILS: Honors eight advocates for the Hispanic/Latino immigrant community. $75. Ticket sales end April 7.

Women Helping Women | Light Up the Night – Back to the ‘80s, 5:30-9 p.m. Jack Casino, downtown. DETAILS: Dinner by the bite, silent auction, raffles, wine/bourbon pulls, cocktails by Molly Wellmann. WGRR’s Lunaman spinning ‘80s hits. $125.

April 28, Friday

PreventionFIRST! | Community Awards Luncheon, noon-1 p.m. Cintas Center, Xavier University. $50. Details TBA.

Stepping Stones | Sporting Clays, 11 a.m. Elk Creek Hunt Club, Owenton, Kentucky. DETAILS: Novice and experienced shooters welcome. $250 includes ammunition, targets, meals, player gifts and cart fees.

April 29, Saturday

American Red Cross | Cause Day, Jack Casino, downtown. DETAILS: Volunteers install free smoke alarms in nine neighborhoods, then get together for food and fun. Choice of morning or afternoon shift.

Center for Closing the Health Gap | Health Expo, Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine. DETAILS: Special guests ZAPP funk band.

DePaul Cristo Rey | Rey of Light, 5:30 p.m., DePaul Cristo Rey Student Center, Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, dinner, live auction of trips and experiences. Benefits student scholarships. (513) 861-0600,
Josh Cares | Care to Party Gala, 7 p.m. 21c Museum Hotel. DETAILS: Dinner by the bite, live music. $250.

Kindervelt 68 Westside | Fairy Tales Can Come True Cabaret, 6:30 p.m. Father Reardon Hall at St. William’s Church, Sunset and Elberon avenues. DETAILS: Performances by Elder High School and Seton High School ensembles, ventriloquist Denny Baker and the Starlight Band. $20, includes beer, wine, soft drinks and light snacks. Benefits Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division at Cincinnati Children’s. (513) 451-1750, (513) 922-5292 or

Lighthouse Youth Services | Beacon of Light Humanitarian Awards Gala, 6:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency, downtown. Honors retired Lighthouse CEO Bob Mecum. $150. (513) 487-7154 or

Mercy Health Foundation | Angels Among Us gala, 6 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Keynote speaker: author Sam Quinones. After-party musical guest Martina McBride. Proceeds go to Mercy Health Opiate Addiction Initiative. $150. or (513) 952-5300

SPCA | Fur Ball Gala, 6-10 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center. DETAILS: “Hollywoof” party, black tie or Hollywood glam, cocktails, fine dining, live and silent auctions, wine wall, red carpet Pet Parade of adoptable animals. $200.

April 30, Sunday

Inter Parish Ministry | Circle of Hope celebration, 4:30 p.m. Oasis Conference Center, Loveland. DETAILS: Sip and sample wines, craft beers, bourbon; tastes from restaurants; awards ceremony; silent and live auctions, wine pull. $55.

Midwest Culinary Institute | 1 Night 12 Kitchens, 6 p.m. MCI on Cincinnati State campus. DETAILS: Guests sample gourmet fare from 40 restaurants, explore MCI kitchens, mingle with chefs. $125, or $200 for extras, including hors d’oeuvres reception with chefs and entry to Top Chef Lounge.

Pilot Dogs Inc. | Charity Dog 5K Walkathon, noon, Boone County Arboretum at Central Park, 9190 Camp Ernst Road, Union, Kentucky. DETAILS: Registration at 11 a.m. Cookout, prizes for top fundraisers. Helps fund guide dogs for the visually impaired. Sponsored by N.Ky. Veterinary Technicians and N.Ky. Veterinary Medical Association.

May 3, Wednesday

Springer School and Center | Springer Celebration, Renaissance Hotel, downtown. DETAILS: Roaring ’20s theme, with cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, raffle and entertainment.

May 4, Thursday

Alzheimer’s Association | Art of Making Memories, 6-9:30 p.m. Jack Casino, downtown. DETAILS: Dinner by the bite, live entertainment and auction of framed artwork by participants in Association’s Memories in the Making program. Honorees: Drs. Jeff and Liz Schlaudecker. 513-721-4284 or

Taft Museum of Art | Deco in the Garden gala, 6-10 p.m. Taft Museum. DETAILS: Wine and cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, extravagant raffle, live music. $175.

May 5, Friday

Assistance League of Greater Cincinnati | Aspire Cincinnati Award Luncheon, noon-1:30 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza. DETAILS: John and Eileen Barrett and Chris Bochenek will be honored. Contact: Meier Bauer, 513-221-4447 or

May 5-7, Friday-Sunday

Flying Pig Marathon | Multiple runs, walks, events throughout the weekend benefit numerous charities.

May 6, Saturday

The Cure Starts Now Cancer Foundation | Once in a Lifetime Gala & Auction, Duke Energy Convention Center, downtown. Features appearance by Grammy Award winning singer TobyMac, plus after-party concert. 513-462-6025 or

InRETURN | Derby party, Greenacres Art Center, Indian Hill. Drinks in the garden, dinner by Jeff Thomas Catering, silent and live auctions, Kentucky Derby broadcast, live entertainment. Prizes for best Derby hat and bow tie. $150 and up.

Montgomery Woman’s Club | Fashion show and luncheon, 11 a.m. Manor House, Mason. Basket raffle, silent auction, cupcake raffle, photo opportunities, as well as other activities, $35. MWC has raised more than $440,000 for local nonprofits. This year’s beneficiary: Building Blocks 4 Kids in Mason.  

Partners for Krabbe Research | Derby Day gala, 5-10:30 p.m. Madison Event Center, Covington. DETAILS: Live music, dinner, auction and open bar. Benefits research into rare pediatric neurological disease. $65. (859) 640-1633 or

UC Higher Education Mentoring Initiative | Derby party, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Metropolitan Club, Covington. DETAILS: Benefits Hamilton County foster youth in pursuit of higher education. DETAILS: Food, entertainment, drinks, games, raffles. Run for the Roses on TV. Derby attire encouraged. $65. or call (513) 556-1414.

May 7, Sunday

Cincinnati Camerata | “Amore, Amour, Liebe, Love” concert and fundraiser, 4 p.m. Urban Artifact, Northside. DETAILS: Love songs in four languages, plus silent auction and wine tasting in the tap room downstairs. $15 at the door. (513) 941-5088 or

May 9, Tuesday

Cincinnati Youth Collaborative | United “Fore” Golf Classic, 11 a.m. registration, The Vineyard. Shotgun start at noon. Boxed lunches, cookout-style dinner, Q&A over dinner with Tyler Eifert, Dave Lapham and Byron Larkin.

May 10, Wednesday

ProKids | Friends of Children breakfast, 8-9 a.m. Cintas Center, Xavier University. Free, but RSVP needed.

YWCA | Career Women of Achievement luncheon, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center Grand Ballroom. Honors eight outstanding women. Keynote speaker, Robin Givens. $85. (513) 241-7090 or

May 11, Thursday

A Kid Again | Grand Slam Benefiting A Kid Again, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Green Diamond Gallery, Montgomery. DETAILS: View extensive collection of baseball memorabilia at a members-only gallery. $70 includes hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets. or

School for Creative & Performing Arts | Corbett Mayerson Awards Competition, SCPA, 108 W. Central Pkwy. DETAILS: SCPA junior class members compete. 513-363-8100 or

May 13, Saturday

Cincinnati Nature Center | Back to Nature Gala, 6 p.m. Krippendorf Lodge. DETAILS: Celebrates 50th anniversary of the nature center. $175. Doris Marks Callis at or

Cincinnati Preservation Association and Wyoming Historical SocietyHouse tour, 1-5 p.m. Wyoming Historic District. DETAILS: Tour of Wyoming Historic District in the heart of the village, which includes 300 buildings and is on National Register of Historic Places. Advance tickets $30 for CPA and WHS members, $35 for nonmembers. $40 on tour day. (513) 721-4506 x 2 or

JDRF | Cincinnatian of the Year Gala, Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Live entertainment, silent and live auction, Fund A Cure.

May 17, Wednesday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation | Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet, 5:30 p.m. Holiday Inn & Suites Eastgate. DETAILS: $75 to attend or to sponsor an officer’s attendance at the banquet.

May 18, Thursday

Women’s Committee of Smale Riverfront Park | Hats Off Luncheon, Great Lawn, Smale Riverfront Park. DETAILS: TBA

May 19, Friday

Easterseals | ReUse-apalooza, 7-11 p.m. Building Value retail store, Northside. DETAILS: Party plus Designer Challenge competition that features repurposed or reused salvage items made by either amateur or professional designers. Erica Busch, or (513) 386-6819

May 20, Saturday

Tender Mercies | Opening Doors, hosted by Joe and Lorraine Mayernik at their home. DETAILS: Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres by Funky’s Catering and live music by Fathead Davis Trio.

Weston Art Gallery | Warhol-inspired Disco Ball, 7 p.m. Weston Art Gallery, Aronoff Center. Cocktails, ’70s-themed dinner, dancing in recreation of Studio 54 in Procter & Gamble Hall.

May 21, Sunday

Marvin Lewis Community Fund | Golf Classic, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Topgolf West Chester. DETAILS: Games and contests followed by party and awards. VIP party Saturday at Montgomery Inn Boathouse.

May 25, Thursday

Children’s Law Center | Dancing With the CLC Stars, 6-9:30 p.m. Receptions, Erlanger. DETAILS: Eight local celebs paired with professional dancers. Finger food, beer, wine, open dancing before and after the show. $50 ($100 for priority seating).

June 1, Thursday  

Talbert House | Fatherhood Celebration Luncheon, noon-1:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency. DETAILS: Presented by the Hatton Foundation. Celebrates fathers and supports Talbert House’s Fatherhood Project, a program that assists men in their efforts to become the responsible, committed and nurturing dads they want to be.

June 2-4, Friday-Sunday

Summerfair Cincinnati | 50th anniversary of art fair, Coney Island. DETAILS: 300 artists representing 12 art categories.

June 3, Saturday

Brighton Center | Bohemian Bash gala, 6-11 p.m. Drees Pavilion, Devou Park, Covington. $150 and up.

JDRF | One Walk Kings Island, 8 a.m. Kings Island. DETAILS: 5,000 walk 4K through Soak City and Kings Island park to raise funds for type 1 diabetes research. Check in at 7 a.m. No fundraising minimum required, but at least $100 suggested.

June 5, Monday

Tender Mercies | 25th annual Tee Up for Tender Mercies golf outing, 1 p.m. shotgun start Clovernook Country Club, North College Hill. DETAILS: Registration begins at 11 a.m. Lunch, buffet dinner, course games, raffles. $250 for singles or $900 for foursome.

June 10, Saturday

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation | Take Steps walk, Summit Park, Blue Ash. Details TBA. 513-772-3550 or

Give Back Cincinnati | 17th annual Paint the Town, Bellevue and Dayton, Kentucky. DETAILS: TBA.

June 11, Sunday

Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance | Car show, Ault Park, Cincinnati. Details: TBA.

Ride Cincinnati | Family-friendly bicycle rides, Yeatman’s Cove. Benefits cancer research at the Barrett Cancer Center of UC Cancer Institute. New this year: a 100-mile ride, 5k run and 5k brick (cycle and run) event join its 8-, 18-, 26-, 45- and 63-mile rides.

June 11-12, Sunday-Monday

Anthony Munoz Foundation | Hall of Fame Experience dinner, Manor House, Mason. Followed by Golf Classic on Monday. Golf registration 7:30 a.m. Shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Additional details TBA. (513) 772-4900 or

June 12, Monday

Stepping Stones | Golf Classic, 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. O’Bannon Creek Golf Club, Loveland. DETAILS: Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. $200. or Mary Ellen Lintner (513) 965-5103

June 16, Friday

Cincinnati Art Museum | Taste of Duveneck Art of Wine, 6-9 p.m. at CAM. DETAILS: New twist on summer favorite puts emphasis on wine. Plus craft beer, gourmet food, music by Naked Karate Girls. Benefits Family First Saturday programs. $55 through April 16; $85 after. or (513) 639-2962

June 18, Sunday

Talbert House | Fatherhood Community Celebration, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sawyer Point. DETAILS: Communitywide celebration for fathers and their families to enjoy a day of free food, beverages and activities on Father’s Day.

June 19, Monday

Ronald McDonald House | You Play. Kids Win! Golf Classic, Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Tee times at 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. Breakfast, golf and lunch for morning round. Lunch, golf, cocktails, dinner, and a live auction for afternoon round. or Carrie Schroder at

St. Joseph Orphanage | Golf Fore the Kids of SJO. A fall outing for 20 years, this year it moves to June. DETAILS TBA.

June 24, Saturday

Hyde Park Blast | Runs, bike and chariot races, block party, live music, Hyde Park Square.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company | Revel & Triumph, Otto M. Budig Theater, Over-the-Rhine. DETAILS: First event in Cincy Shakes’ new home at 12th and Elm honors major supporter Otto Budig, a teacher and a student. Cocktails, four-course dinner, performances, auction, after-party.

Aug. 5, Saturday

Outdoor Adventure Clubs | Ohio River Paddlefest, Schmidt Recreation Complex. DETAILS: 9-mile float trip, 4.2-mile stand-up paddleboard race, Halfway Celebration at Covington Landing (music, refreshments, exhibits and Licking River tours). or

Aug. 23, Wednesday

Pro Seniors | Seniors Who Rock, 4:30 p.m. Cooper Creek, 4040 Cooper Road. DETAILS: Honors Kathleen M. Brinkman, Dr. Alvin Crawford, Marilyn Harris and Ronald Pfleghaar. Light bites and open bar. $46. (513) 458-5525 or

Aug. 27, Sunday  

Talbert House | Bang Bang in Paradise, 6-8:30 p.m., Bonefish Grill Hyde Park. DETAILS: Throw on your Bermuda shorts or sundress and join Talbert House outside Bonefish Grill for food, drinks, and live music.

Sept. 25, Monday

Sept. 15, Friday

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden | Zoofari, at the zoo. DETAILS: TBA.

Sept.16, Saturday

Integrative Care and Wellness, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute, Cincinnati Children’s | Unleash Your Sparkle Gala, 6:30 p.m. Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Keynote speaker: Dr. Stephen Brewer, medical director, Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa, Tucson, Arizona. Black-tie optional. $175. After-party for YPs $95. More details TBA.

Sep. 19, Tuesday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation | Partnership Celebration. 5 p.m. Holiday Inn & Suites Eastgate. DETAILS: Honoring the partnerships of businesses, organizations and individuals with school districts, administrators and teachers. $40.

Sep. 25, Monday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation | Gather on the Green golf outing, 10 a.m. Oasis Golf Club. DETAILS: Supports the Work Readiness Initiative through the chamber. $225 individual or $875 per foursome.

Talbert House | Annual Luncheon, noon-1:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency. DETAILS: Celebrates the achievements of the past year and honors individuals.

Oct. 7, Saturday

Ronald McDonald House | Red Tie Gala, 6 p.m. Hyatt Regency Cincinnati. Dinner and dancing, live and silent auctions. $175. or Carrie Schroder, (513) 636-5551 or

St. Joseph Orphanage | A Night under the Stars Gala. DETAILS: Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction. Event moves from traditional spring date to fall.

Nov. 3, Friday

Talbert House | Step Up to the Plate, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Phoenix. DETAILS: Sample cuisine from local restaurants while supporting Talbert House’s Camp Possible, a therapeutic-based summer program for children who struggle with behavioral health issues.

Jan. 22, 2018, Monday

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber | Great Living Cincinnatians dinner | 5-8:30 p.m. Duke Energy Center. Details TBA.

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