The Datebook

Cincinnati’s Guide to Fundraisers, Friend-Raisers and Community Events


NOTE: Even though the pandemic is easing, please check with presenting organizations for event changes.


July 17, Saturday

FC Cincinnati Foundation, FCC3 Walk/Run | TBA.  DETAILS: The FCC3 will start with a 3-mile walk/run with the finish line at TQL Stadium.  Following the race there will be a Watch Party as FC Cincinnati takes on CF Montreal that night on the road.

www.fccrace.com

July 19, Monday

New Life Furniture Bank, Golf Classic | 10 a.m. Oasis Golf Club in Loveland. DETAILS: Outdoors with food, drinks, raffle, silent auction, hole challenges and more. Following the tournament, golfers will enjoy a cocktail reception and awards ceremony in the clubhouse.

https://nlfurniture.org/upcoming-events/golf-classic

July 20, Tuesday

Easterseals, Military & Veteran Services Town Hall | 8-9 a.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Virtual Town Hall featuring Lt. General (retired) Michael Rochelle. WCPO 9 News Anchor Craig McKee, a veteran of the US Air Force, will moderate the discussion.

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ei0ggjvm5297adc0

July 21, Wednesday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation, 2021 Salute to Leaders Awards | Oasis Conference Center in Loveland. DETAILS: Honorees will be recognized with a dinner and awards ceremony. Tickets: $30 for individuals, $700 for sponsored table of 8.

www.ClermontChamber.com

July 24, Saturday

The Banks Public Partnership, Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame | 2 p.m. Icon Music Center, The Banks. DETAILS: Unveiling of permanent tribute honoring the four founding inductees: Bootsy Collins, The Isley Brothers, Otis Williams and the late Dr. Charles Fold. Doors open at 1 p.m. Founding sponsor is P&G.

July 25, Sunday

Ken Anderson Alliance, Annual Ride for Autism | 1-4 p.m. Queen City Harley-Davidson, 5960 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield. DETAILS: Steve Miller, Fairfield Mayor, will give the official call to start. Music by Sweet Sister Mercy. $20/single riders; $25/double rider. Early bird prices until July 15.

www.kenandersonalliance.org/rockin-ridin-for-autism-8

RAPTOR, Inc., Open House | 1-4 p.m. 961 Barg Salt Run Rd., Milford, OH. DETAILS: Events include opportunities to see birds of prey up close. Visitors can interact with educators to learn about these predators and their part in the ecosystem, and explore biofacts. Reservations: Free, needed only when there is a COVID mandate in place.

www.raptorinc.org

July 29, Thursday

Jewish Community Relations Council, Annual Meeting “The Crisis of Extremism” | 7 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Celebrate outgoing President Ronna Greff Schneider, and meet incoming President Mark Barsman. Speakers: Integrity First for America Executive Director Amy Spitalnick and Lead Counsel Robbie Kaplan.

https://jewishcincinnati.ticketspice.com/jcrc-annual-meeting

July 30-Aug. 1, Friday-Sunday

Talbert House, Bang Bang in Paradise (To-Go) | 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Bonefish Grill in Hyde Park. DETAILS: Raffle, online auction. $50 Paradise Party Pack includes a three-course meal for one from Bonefish Grill and a donation to Talbert House. Kids Meals available for $7. Pick up is at the Bonefish. Orders must be placed by July 25.

www.talberthouse.org

July 31, Saturday

Danger Wheel 6 | noon-8:30 p.m. Intersection of 12th Street and Broadway in Cincinnati’s Pendleton neighborhood. DETAILS: The outdoor event, held rain or shine, will go downhill fast on a two-block course, as racers compete for the much-coveted title of “Danger Champion!” Free event. Registration is $100 for a team of 3 racers.

www.dangerwheel.com


Aug. 5, Thursday

Musicians for Health, 5 for 5: Live Streamed Concert Series | 8 p.m. YouTube. DETAILS: On the 5th of each month. Dark Sky Hustlers will be hosting free live streamed concerts.

www.youtube.com/channel/UCAE5I5CzZqa8618900AWivw

Aug. 6, Friday

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Finest Finale | 7 p.m. DETAILS: Silent auction. Honoring those who embarked on a 16-week-long fundraising and awareness campaign for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 2021 Cincinnati’s Finest Winner.

https://finest.cff.org/cincy2021

St. Rita School for the Deaf, Annual Golf Outing | 9:30 a.m. Glenview Golf Course, 10965 Springfield Pike. DETAILS: Hors d’oeuvres and Awards. Honoring and Remembering Mike Cappel (1947-2020).

https://www.srsdeaf.org/Golf.aspx

Aug. 7-8, Saturday-Sunday

Anderson Township Library Association, Summer Book Sale | Burger Farm & Garden Center, 7849 Main St., Newtown. DETAILS: Aug. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Aug. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Browse plenty of genres in fiction and nonfiction, as well as a games and puzzles table. Cash and checks are accepted as payment; no credit cards please.

www.facebook.com/andersonATLA

Aug. 7, Saturday

Arlington Memorial Gardens, Walk In Remembrance | 6:30-8:30 p.m. 2145 Compton Rd., Springfield Township. DETAILS: Honoring lost loved ones, especially those who have passed away in the past year. Light refreshments and a special remembrance video.

www.amgardens.org

Crayons to Computers, Stuff the Van – Push 4 Pencils Supply Drive | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kenwood Towne Centre. DETAILS: Though all new supplies are helpful and appreciated, the most needed items are colored pencils, crayons, dry erase markers, filler paper, glue sticks, notebooks, pencils, pocket folders and washable markers. Donations will be accepted at the main entrance next to The Cheesecake Factory. Curbside drop-off available.

www.crayons2computers.org

Paddlefest | 7 a.m. Schmidt Recreation Complex, East End. DETAILS: Nation’s largest paddling celebration attracts 2,000 paddlers for 9-mile float down the Ohio River, bookended by Friday night pre-party (4-9:30 p.m., Schmidt Recreation Complex) and Saturday post-paddle Finish Line Festival at Gilday Recreation Complex in Riverside. This year will feature a half-distance paddle. Cost for 9-mile paddle: $65 adult, $25 youth 17 and under; 4.5-mile paddle: $60 adult, $20 youth. Prices increase Aug. 1. Use your boat, or rent kayak or canoe. Proceeds benefit Adventure Crew.

www.ohioriverpaddlefest.org

Rotary Club of Cincinnati, Believe 2 Achieve Summer Party | 7-9:30 p.m. Brain Brew Distillery in Newtown. DETAILS: MC: Bob Herzog, Local 12. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, live and silent auctions. Pre-party for sponsors at 6 p.m., where sponsors will create their own custom bourbon blend with mixologist Molly Wellmann.

www.cincinnatirotary.org

Aug. 11, Wednesday

Pro Seniors, Seniors Who Rock | 4:30-5:30 p.m. Online event.  Register at no cost to receive the link. DETAILS: Pro Seniors’ unique event promotes positive images of aging, honoring our 2021 Seniors Who Rock. Emcee George Zahn of WMKV-FM will introduce Deborah Allsop, Bea Larsen and Bob Ramsay.

www.proseniors.org

Aug. 12, Thursday

Companions on a Journey, Annual Celebrity Classic | 10:30 a.m. Glenview Golf Course. DETAILS: 10 a.m. registration/lunch, 11:30 p.m. shotgun start, 4:30 p.m. dinner/awards.  Non-golfers may attend reception and dinner.

https://cojclassic.eventbrite.com

Aug. 13, Friday

Cincinnati Nature Center, Hoots & Hops | 6-10 p.m. Krippendorf Lodge, Cincinnati Nature Center. DETAILS: Beer and dessert samples from local craft brewers and area restaurants and caterers, food trucks, live music, and nature education stations along the hiking trails at Rowe Woods. Tickets: $45/person.

www.CincyNature.org

Women Helping Women, “ZooDo” 15th Annual Gala | 6-9 p.m. Cincinnati Zoo. DETAILS: “Roaring 20s” themed gala including dinner, drinks, auction, raffles, animal appearances, and more! Benefits Women Helping Women, preventing gender-based violence and empowering all survivors since 1973. General: $125; VIP: $250. VIP pre-reception begins at 6 p.m. on Giraffe Ridge.

www.womenhelpingwomen.org/zoodo

Aug. 21, Saturday

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Teal Power 5K Run & Walk | 8 a.m. Blue Ash Summit Park. DETAILS: Raffle, vendor booths, fastest time winners

www.runsignup.com/tealpower5k

Wave Pool Gallery, Pool Party Fundraiser | noon-5 p.m. 2940 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH. DETAILS: Live performances, art installations, and projects from over 40 artists. Swim party, food, live music, ticketed carnival games. This event is the primary source for Wave Pool’s yearly exhibitions and programming budgets.

https://bit.ly/3qrizyP

Aug. 22-29, Sunday

EquaSion, Annual Cincinnati Festival of Faiths | DETAILS: Serving as this year’s Festival Co-Chairs are Afreen Asif, Penny Pensak, Jaipal Singh and Bishop Marvin F. Thomas, Sr.

www.equasion.org/festival-of-faiths/interfaith-celebration

Aug. 24, Tuesday

Cancer Family Care, Joslin Haggart Yeiser Unsung Hero Awards | 6-9 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza Pavilion. DETAILS: Cocktails, dinner, and awards program. Tickets start at $45. Children’s tickets $15.

513-731-3346 or http://bit.ly/cfcunsung

Aug. 26, Thursday

ProKids, 40th Birthday Celebration | 5:30-8 p.m. Armleder Park, 5057 Wooster Pike. DETAILS: Food truck, birthday cake, yard signs. Video commemorating history, celebrations and 2021 awardees on Tuesday, Oct. 26.

www.eventbrite.com/e/prokids-turns-40-a-birthday-celebration-tickets-162215397621 

Aug. 28, Saturday

Aug. 28, Saturday

Brighton Center, Wine Over Water | 6:30-10 p.m. Newport, KY. DETAILS: Beer and wine, food, live entertainment.

www.brightoncenter.com/wineoverwater

Easterseals, Honor Ride | DETAILS: Show your support for America’s veterans by participating in a 6-mile or 22-mile bike ride. Can be completed in person with a group led by the Wyoming Ohio Cycling Foundation or on a route of your choice. Non-riders may also purchase honor ribbons dedicated to someone who served, which will be carried by a ride participant.

http://EastersealsHonorRide.com

May We Help, “Reach Beyond” | 6:30 p.m. 7967 Ayers Road, Cincinnati OH 45255. DETAILS: Held outside at the home of Joe and Lorraine Mayernik, with social media personality Grace Anna as keynote speaker. Supports team of volunteer makers design, build and deliver custom devices, at no cost, to hundreds of clients every year. Evening features music by Just Strange Brothers, food and beer by Big Ash Brewing. Tickets: $150 per person. 

www.maywehelp.org

Talbert House, Fatherhood @ FC Cincinnati | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. DETAILS: Tour the new TQL Stadium, including the team locker room and club rooms, enjoy FCC food and drinks and participate in activities on the field while encouraging supportive fathers. Tickets: $50/person, includes parking, concessions credit, a cup for unlimited fountain drinks, activities and a donation to the Fatherhood Project. RSVP by Aug. 18.

www.talberthouse.org

Aug. 29, Sunday

RAPTOR, Inc., Open House | 1-4 p.m. 961 Barg Salt Run Rd., Milford, OH. DETAILS: Events include opportunities to see birds of prey up close. Visitors can interact with educators to learn about these predators and their part in the ecosystem, and explore biofacts. Reservations: Free, needed only when there is a COVID mandate in place.

www.raptorinc.org


Sept. 5, Sunday

Children’s Home, Marge and Charles J. Schott Foundation Rockin’ at Riverfest | Anderson Pavilion, Smale Park. DETAILS: Annual fireworks show returns to in-person. Reds center fielder Nick Senzel and fiancé, Emily, will serve as honorary co-chairs. Event co-chairs are Mark and Sara Mercurio, and Nick and Joelle Ragland.

tchcincy.org

Freestore Foodbank, Rubber Duck Regatta | DETAILS: Buy a duck and feed a child. The first prize winner will drive away with a new Honda and possibly $1 million if their duck is the “Million Dollar Duck.” Cash prizes will be awarded to 6 other winners. All duck purchases of $50 or more are eligible for a t-shirt (while supplies last).

https://rubberduckregatta.org

Sept. 9, Thursday

Findlay Market, Flavor of Findlay | 6:30 p.m. DETAILS: Top local chefs paired with market merchants to create delicious, one-of-a-kind dishes. Each tasting station has a wine pairing. Silent auction.

findlaymarket.org

ProKids, 40th Birthday Celebration | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Armleder Park, 5057 Wooster Pike. DETAILS:  Food truck, birthday cake, yard signs. Video commemorating history, celebrations and 2021 awardees on Tuesday, Oct. 26.

www.eventbrite.com/e/prokids-turns-40-a-birthday-celebration-tickets-162215397621

Sept. 10, Friday

Boys Hope Girls Hope, Hearts for Hope | 7 p.m. The Summit/Virtual. DETAILS: Honoring the late James J. and Joan A. Gardner. Auction.

https://bhghcincinnati.org/heartsforhope

Cancer Support Community, Top Golf Tournament | 10 a.m.-1 p.m.Top Golf, 9568 Water Front Dr., West Chester. DETAILS: Socially distanced event is perfect for golfers of all skill levels. Registration includes 3 hours of game play, brunch & bar, access to clubs & Golf Pro, games, prizes, swag bag. $125/individual; $600 Reserved Bay for 6.

https://cancersupportcincinnati.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/TopGolfTournamentforCancerSupport

Sept. 11, Saturday

The Cure Starts Now, Once in a Lifetime Gala | Duke Convention Center. DETAILS: Auction, dinner and program. Includes complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks. Tickets: $100.

https://csnevents.regfox.com/2021-gala-tables

Stepping Stones, Bloom: Boots & Bourbon | 7 p.m. Valley View Foundation, 790 Garfield Ave., Milford, OH. DETAILS: Bourbon tastings, silent auction, dinner, live music by Catalina Wine Mixer. Tickets $150/person.

www.CincyBloom.org

Sept. 13, Monday

Cincinnati Cancer Advisors, Come Out Swinging | Noon. Maketewah Country Club. DETAILS: Fans of UC Bearcats and Xavier Musketeers come together to fight cancer. School with lowest average aggregate score wins. Noon: casual lunch. 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. 5:30 p.m. dinner and awards. 8 p.m. live auction. $275 per golfer, includes swag bag, lunch, golf, dinner and open bar. Proceeds benefit clinical trial cancer research at UC Cancer Center and nursing program at Xavier.  

www.bearcatsvsmusketeers.org

Sept. 15, Wednesday

Comboni Missionaries, Love Thy Neighbor: Immigration Talk with Su Casa | 6 p.m. Cincinnati Mission Center, 1318 Nagel Rd. DETAILS: Lite bites and drinks. Experts from Su Casa discuss important issues surrounding immigration, both locally and nationally. RSVP nolan@combonimissionaries.org or 513-474-4997

www.combonimissionaries.org/event/love-thy-neighbor-immigration-talk-with-su-casa

Sept 16, Thursday

Horizon Community Funds, Give Where You Live NKY | 6-7 p.m. Wooden Cask Brewery. DETAILS: A fun, casual way for community members to give back to nonprofits that serve Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties. Participating members nominate a nonprofit, and three names are randomly selected and briefly discussed. Members then vote on their favorite, and each member contributes $100 for the grant to the winning organization.

www.horizonfunds.org

Sept. 17, Friday

Beechwood Home, Annual Sporting Clay Shoot | 8 a.m.-noon. Sycamore Gun Club. DETAILS: Shells and lunch included. Proceeds support programs and services for The Beechwood Home’s 80 residents, ages 20s to 80s, with neurological conditions.

melder@beechwoodhome.com

Sept. 18, Saturday

Behringer-Crawford Museum, freshART | 6-9:30 p.m. Museum’s amphitheater. DETAILS: 29th annual auction and party raises money for youth education programs. Guests may acquire plein air art (created outdoors earlier that day). Previously created art is also available via the silentART auction. Cocktails and a light dinner follow the auction. A portion of the sale price will go to the artist and the balance will be donated to the museum. 

www.bcmuseum.org

May We Help, Let’s Get Moving | 2-5 p.m., Big Ash Brewing, 5230 Beechmont Ave. DETAILS: Auto show and mobility expo showcasing a unique array of cars and cutting-edge mobility devices for people with disabilities. Participants can win prize money across a variety of categories including best in show, people’s choice, kid’s choice, American, Asian, sport and European. Big Ash Brewing will be serving their brews, along with food.

www.maywehelp.org

Sept. 20, Monday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce, Golf for Kids | 10 a.m. Oasis Golf Club, 902 Loveland Miamiville Rd. DETAILS: Contest holes, raffles, bottle pull. Lunch, dinner, awards.

https://clermontchamber.com/registrationcalendar/#id=1704&cid=243&wid=301

Sept. 21, Tuesday

Dress for Success, Fashion Show | noon-1:30 p.m. Hard Rock Casino. DETAILS: Fashion show featuring clients wearing Portaluca, the Mary Ivers Award presentation, a raffle full of fantastic prizes. Tickets: $100-$3,500.

https://dfscincy.org/fashionshow

Sept. 23, Thursday

Impact 100, Annual Awards Celebration | DETAILS: TBA

https://impact100.org/events/

Hearing Speech + Deaf Center, Annual Laura and Richard Kretschmer Service Award Gala | 6 p.m. Bell Event Centre, 444 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH. DETAILS: Honoring Donna Mayerson, Ph.D.

https://hearingspeechdeaf.org

Sept. 24-26, Friday-Sunday

Dayton Art Institute, Oktoberfest | noon. 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, OH. DETAILS: Lederhosen Lunch and Preview Party on Friday, followed by Oktoberfest on Saturday, noon-11:30 p.m. and Sunday, noon-7 p.m.

www.daytonartinstitute.org/oktoberfest

Sept. 24, Friday

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati, 3rd annual The BIG Breakfast | 7:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency, 151 W. Fifth Street, downtown. DETAILS: Keynote speakers for “Together We Are Defenders of Potential” are Procter & Gamble Chairman, President and CEO David Taylor and Kroger Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen, sharing their personal insight into the importance of mentoring. Sponsors include Kraft Heinz, Sycamore Capital, EY, Kroger and P&G.

www.bigsforkids.org

Cincinnati Zoo, Zoofari: “Twenty Twenty One-derland” | 7 p.m. DETAILS: Led by returning chairs Michelle and Peter Barrett, the Alice in Wonderland-themed event has outgrown its tent and will be spread around the entire zoo. Dinner-by-the-bite samples from local restaurants, creative cocktails and entertainment, while wandering through themed sections of the zoo under the stars.

http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/zoofari

Sept. 25, Saturday

Melanoma Know More, Moving Against Melanoma Walk | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunken Airport Playfield – Spirit of 76′ Shelter Area, 4740 Playfield Ln., Cincinnati, OH. DETAILS: 2-mile walk at Lunken Airport Playfield followed by a picnic gathering with music, sponsor booths, food and drink, kids’ activities, raffles and more. Participants receive t-shirt, bandana for dogs.

https://melanomaknowmore.donordrive.com

Sept. 26, Sunday

RAPTOR, Inc., Open House | 1-4 p.m. 961 Barg Salt Run Rd., Milford, OH. DETAILS: Events include opportunities to see birds of prey up close. Visitors can interact with educators to learn about these predators and their part in the ecosystem, and explore biofacts. Reservations: Free, needed only when there is a COVID mandate in place.

www.raptorinc.org

Sept. 27, Monday

DePaul Cristo Rey, Golf Classic | noon. Western Hills Country Club. DETAILS: Four-person scramble format including skills contests throughout the course. Lunch and cocktail reception with prizes following outing.

www.depaulcristorey.org

Sept. 30, Thursday

Aviatra Accelerators, Networking Celebration | 5-7 p.m. Cooper Creek Event Center, 4040 Cooper Rd., Blue Ash. DETAILS: Reception, premiere networking event, and celebration with heavy appetizers and cocktails. Tickets: $125-$250. Register.

https://aviatraaccelerators.org

Center for Respite Care, Transformation Awards | 7 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Hour-long program, hosted by Local 12’s Liz Bonis, will highlight this year’s honorees, who have contributed to the betterment and quality of life in our region: Impact 100, Our Daily Bread, The Chertock Family, Mary Ellen-Tobe Roberts.

www.centerforrespitecare.org

Santa Maria Community Services, The Sharing Table | ARCO/Price Hill Will, 3301 Price Ave. DETAILS: TBA


Oct. 1, Friday

Cincinnati Parks Foundation, Hats Off Luncheon | DETAILS: Take a small group of friends or family to your favorite neighborhood Cincinnati Park to partake in a community picnic. Donors received a collapsible, insulated picnic basket which includes picnic essentials.

 www.cincinnatiparksfoundation.org

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Jeans & Jewels Gala | 6-10 p.m. Fairfield Receptions. DETAILS: Hors d’oeuvres, open bar during cocktail hour, dinner, dessert, wine with dinner, silent and live auction, wine pull, bourbon pull, jewelry raffle.

www.cincyovariancancer.org/events

Oct. 2, Saturday

Alzheimer’s Association, Walk to End Alzheimer’s | DETAILS: TBA

https://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2021/OH-GreaterCincinnati?fr_id=14690&pg=entry

Christ Hospital, 2021 Gala | 6:30 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Black tie gala with cocktails, dinner and dancing.

513-585-0657 or Dianne.Fisk@thechristhospital.com

Oct. 4, Monday

Dragonfly, Golf Classic | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The Heritage Club Golf Course, Mason, OH. DETAILS: Emcee: Scott Sloan, WLW Radio Host. Golf, food, cocktail hour, entertainment, silent auction, awards ceremony.

https://dragonfly.org/events/golf

Ken Anderson Alliance, Legends Golf Event | Traditions Golf Club. DETAILS: Sponsorships and foursomes are available. Sponsorships include entry into the pre-party dinner on October 3rd at New Riff in Newport.

info@kenandersonalliance.org or kenandersonalliance.org/events

Oct. 7, Thursday

Junior Achievement of OKI Partners, 2021 Hall of Fame Laureates | Cintas Center. DETAILS: Honoring John W. Hayden, Ralph Lazarus, Joseph Mayernik, Edwin J. Rigaud, Pauline Strayhorn, Peg Wyant.

www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-oki-cincinnati

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light The Night | 5:30 p.m. Yeatman’s Cove. DETAILS: In-person and virtual options available. Register a team or as an individual. Survivor celebration, remembrance area, stage program, 1-2 mile walk.

www.lightthenight.org/events/cincinnati-n-ky

Oct. 9, Saturday

Chatfield College, Chatfield of Dreams Celebration | 1544 Central Pkwy., Cincinnati, OH 45202. DETAILS: Food, music, drinks, silent and live auctions.

https://chatfieldofdreams.maxgiving.bid/about-us

La Soupe, ALL La SOUPEd UP! | 6 p.m. 4320 Indeco Ct., Blue Ash, OH. DETAILS: Exclusive access to a private collection of around 50 restored vehicles. Catering, open bar, and a chance to win a car from the collection.

daniel@lasoupe.org or 513-271-0100

Oct. 12, Tuesday

Metropolitan Club, 2021 Metropolitan Award | DETAILS: Honoring Candace McGraw, CEO of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).

859-491-2400 or reception@metropolitanclub.net

Oct. 13, Wednesday

YWCA Greater Cincinnati, Annual Racial Justice Virtual Breakfast | 8-9:30 a.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Experience meaningful dialogue about racism’s personal and community-wide effects. Keynote speaker: Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. Join us for a discussion of how federal, state & local housing policies mandated segregation & undermined the ability of Black families to own homes & build wealth. Two local Racial Justice Awardees will be honored.

www.ywcacincinnati.org

Oct. 14, Thursday

Cincinnati Zoo, Zoo Brew | 7-9:30 p.m. DETAILS: Country artists Elvie Shane and Niko Moon will perform. Opportunities to see animals, beer sampling stations. Limited number of general admission tickets still available for $60.

www.cincinnatizoo.org

Oct. 16, Saturday

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 2021 International Freedom Conductor Awards Gala | Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Event honoring national and global efforts of Amal and George Clooney, the late Honorable John Lewis and Bryan Stevenson on behalf of individual freedom. Event co-chairs are Dianne Dunkelman and Carole Rigaud. Tickets: $300. Host/hostess: $500.

freedomcenter.org

Oct. 17, Sunday

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 65 Roses: LIVE! | 5 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Virtual cooking class, inspiring messages from cystic fibrosis community

https://events.cff.org/65RosesGalaOH

Oct. 20, Wednesday

AJC Cincinnati, Human Relations Award Dinner | 5:30 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza. DETAILS: Honoring William Barrett, M.D., director, UC Cancer Institute. Cocktail reception, dinner and program. Featured speaker: David Harris, AJC chief executive officer

www.ajc.org

Oct. 23, Saturday

Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, Dream Makers 2021: Answering the Call | 7:30 p.m. WKRC Local 12 Channel 12. DETAILS: 30-minute televised experience, honoring students, mentors, donors, sponsors, and pay tribute to Founder and Hero, Judge Nathaniel Jones.

https://dreammakerscyc.org

Spirit of Construction, Celebration of Construction Gala | 5:30 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Honoring eminent constructors and their achievements, as well as promoting civic and educational ventures benefiting the construction industry. 

513-382-4315 or TBrunsman@spiritofconstruction.org

Valley View, Run for the Bottoms! 5K and 10K | DETAILS: Choose the 5K or single loop 10K for a tour of our trails through forest, field and streamside. Post race party at the finish line by the old Tobacco Barn.

www.valleyviewcampus.org


Nov. 6, Saturday

Cancer Family Care, 42nd Annual Wine Tasting & Auction | 6 p.m. Manor House. DETAILS: Wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, and silent auction, three-course gourmet dinner with wine pairings and live auction

513-731-3346 or http://bit.ly/winetasting42 

Disabled American Veterans, 2021 DAV 5K | 9 a.m. The Banks, Downtown Cincinnati. DETAILS: Walk, roll, run and motorcycle ride. Virtual option available Nov. 6-11. In-person event is $30 for adults and $15 for VIP Veterans and youth 6-15; virtual event is $40 for adults and $25 for VIP Veterans and youth 6-15.

www.DAV5K.org

Nov. 13, Saturday

Learning Grove, Gala in the Grove | 6 p.m. Paul Brown Stadium East Club Lounge. DETAILS: Cocktails, dinner, silent and live auction, after party. Charity in Action Awardee- Shannon Jones, Executive Director Groundwork Ohio

cturner@learning-grove.org

Nov. 18, Thursday

Cincinnati AFP, National Philanthropy Day | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Rhinegeist 1910 Elm St./Virtual. DETAILS: Hybrid celebration with both an in-person luncheon at Rhinegeist and a virtual streaming program. Showcases individuals and organizations that together ensure a vibrant, philanthropic region. Individual in-person tickets will be sold subject to availability. Virtual tickets will go on sale at the beginning of September.

www.afpcincinnati.org/2021-national-philanthropy-day

Nov. 19, Friday

Cincinnati Museum Center, Layers of Creativity | 7 p.m. DETAILS: An adults-only night at the museum with light bites from local restaurants, creative cocktails, explosive programming and exclusive access to Cincinnati Museum Center’s world-class exhibits. Tickets: $175-$500.

www.cincymuseum.org/layers

Nov. 30, Tuesday

Easterseals, Brighter Futures Celebration | 7:30 p.m. WCPO 9 and streaming on WCPO App. DETAILS: Join us for a half-hour of #breakthroughmoments! Meet three of your neighbors who overcame significant challenges on their journey to employment and an outstanding community partner committed to inclusive employment in Greater Cincinnati. 

www.eastersealsgc.org/brighter


Dec. 9, Thursday

Horizon Community Funds, Give Where You Live NKY | 6-7 p.m. Molly Malone’s. DETAILS: A fun, casual way for community members to give back to nonprofits that serve Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties. Participating members nominate a nonprofit, and three names are randomly selected and briefly discussed. Members then vote on their favorite, and each member contributes $100 for the grant to the winning organization.

www.horizonfunds.org

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Feb, 5

Good Samaritan Foundation, Annual Gala: Dancing Through the Decades | 6-11:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency. DETAILS: Black tie gala with cocktails, dinner and dancing. Proceeds benefit the creation of Cellular Therapy Program at TriHealth Cancer Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital.

gshfoundation.com/gala

April 2

Beechwood Home, Annual Gala | 6-10 p.m. Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Gala with cocktails, dinner and dancing to Soul Pocket. Honorees are the Rev. Earl Fernandez and neurologist Robert Neel, MD. Proceeds support programs and services for The Beechwood Home’s 80 residents, ages 20s to 80s, with neurological conditions.

melder@beechwoodhome.com


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