Fundraisers Datebook

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July 12, Saturday • Bec’s Bunch 5K and a 2-mile run/walk honoring Pattie Noel, for Pink Ribbon Girls.

July 14, Monday • Kickoff party for Rubber Duck Regatta sales, for Freestore Foodbank, 5-7 p.m. Washington Park.

July 18, Friday • Putting for Parkinson’s, all day, Highland Country Club, Ft. Thomas.

July 18, Friday • Drag show/nautical dress contest, for suicide prevention, 8 p.m. Contemporary Arts Center.

July 19, Saturday • Bastille Day celebration, for Sister Cities, noon-11 p.m. Montgomery

July 19, Saturday • Rack Run by Cincy Nation for 10 charities,

July 21, Monday • Comic Drew Hastings, for MS Society, 7:30 p.m. Go Bananas, Montgomery.

July 22, Tuesday • Happy hour for YPs, by Association of Fundraising Professionals, 5:30-7 p.m. Hofbrauhaus, Newport.

July 26, Saturday • Taste of OTR, for Tender Mercies, 11-11 Washington Park.

July 26, Saturday • Golf, by Kindervelt No. 55 for Cincinnati Children’s, Triple Crown. (859) 802-2278

July 27, Sunday • Jazz in July, Center for Independent Living Options, 5:30-8 p.m. Bella Luna Cafe. 241-2600 x 123.

July 28, Monday • Golf, for Community Services of N.Ky., 11:30 a.m. Triple Crown. (859) 525-1128

July 29, Tuesday • Reds game, for A Child’s Hope, 7 p.m. Great American Ball Park.

July 31, Thursday • Blues, for Melanoma Know More, 6-10 p.m. Kenwood Country Club.


Aug. 1, Friday • Brewfest, for Mason Food Pantry, 5-11 p.m. Fri., 2-11 p.m. Sat., Thirsty’s Oasis, Mason.

Aug. 3, Sunday • Bang Bang Night for Redwood, 6-9 p.m. Bonefish Grill, Crescent Springs.

Aug. 3-4, Sunday–Monday • Wuest-Hershberger dinner & golf, for UC Neuroscience Institute. Dinner 6 p.m. Sun., Receptions, Cincinnati. Golf, 10:30 a.m. Mon., Legendary Run.

Aug. 4, Monday • Golf, for Ohio Valley Voices, 11 a.m. at Shaker Run.,

Aug. 4, Monday • Golf outing for Bethany House Services, 11 a.m. Maketewah Country Club. 921-1131 or

Aug. 4, Monday • Golf for St. Joseph Home, 10 a.m. Fairfield Greens South Trace.

Aug. 9, Saturday • Party in Plaid, for Caracole, 6:30 p.m. Cincinnati Masonic Center. or 761-1480

Aug. 9, Saturday • Open house, for new UCAN clinic, 4:30-6:30 p.m. 2830 Colerain Ave.

Aug. 9, Saturday • Bowling, for Shemenski Foundation, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Stone Lanes, Norwood.

Aug. 16, Saturday • Golf outing, by Clifton Town Meeting for Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 2 p.m. Avon Golf Course.

Aug. 9-17, Saturday thru following Sunday • Western & Southern Open, Lindner Family Tennis Center, Mason.

Aug. 10, Sunday • Bowling event, for ProSeniors, Crossgate Lanes, Blue Ash. 458-5525 or

Aug. 10, Sunday • Kickball, for City Gospel Mission, 9-2 Washington Park.

Aug. 11, Monday • Golf for Junior Achievement, Traditions Golf Club, Hebron.

Aug. 14, Thursday • Taste to Remember, for Children’s Hunger Alliance and Les Chefs de Cuisine, 6:30-8:30 p.m. CAC.

Aug. 15, Friday • Bowling, for Starfire, 7-10 p.m. at Brentwood Bowl and Madison Bowl. 281-2100

Aug. 16, Saturday • Play Money Casino Night, for Eosinophilic Family Coalition, 7 p.m., 28th floor, Great American Tower at Queen City Square.

Aug. 16, Saturday • Walk for Big Brothers Big Sisters, 9 a.m. N.Ky. Convention Center, Covington.

Aug. 16, Saturday • Polo, by Bowtie Foundation for SOTENI and UC Gen-1 program, 11:30-4:30 Wilshire Farm, 6065 Goshen Road, Goshen.

Aug. 18, Monday • Golf for Junior Achievement, Triple Crown, Union, Ky.

Aug. 20, Wednesday • Pre-party, for Red Tie gala, for Ronald McDonald House, 6-9 p.m. Rhinegeist, OTR. 636-5551

Aug. 22-23, Friday-Saturday • Brew Ha-Ha, for Cure Starts Now, 5-midnight Fri., 4-midnight Sat., Sawyer Point.

Aug. 22, Friday • August Affair, for Family Nurturing Center, 7-11 p.m. Marriott Cincinnati Airport.

Aug. 23, Saturday • Gourmet Sensation for Hospice of Cincinnati, 7-11:30 p.m. Duke Center 865-1621

Aug. 23, Saturday • Benefit, for Highlands theatre program, 7-11 p.m. Mess Hall in Tower Park, Ft. Thomas.

Aug. 31, Sunday • Fireworks party, by Gateway College Foundation, 5 p.m. Newport Aquarium. (859) 442-1177

Aug. 31, Sunday • Rubber Duck Regatta for Freestore Foodbank, Serpentine Wall.

Aug. 31, Sunday • 150Fest, for Children’s Home, 5 p.m. Montgomery Inn Boathouse.


Sept. 5-6, Friday-Saturday • Beer, wine and eats, for Cure Starts Now, Glendale Village Square.

Sept. 6, Saturday • Bloom garden party, for Stepping Stones, 7-11 p.m. Greenacres Arts Center.

Sept. 7, Sunday • Sunflower Revolution, for Parkinson’s research, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Yeatman’s Cove, Sawyer Point.

Sept. 7, Sunday • Tailgate Bash, by Easter Seals for veterans program, noon-6 p.m. Fountain Square.

Sept. 8, Monday • Golf, for St. Joseph Orphanage, 11:30 a.m. The Vineyard.

Sept. 12, Friday • Go-kart racing, for Ohio Valley Voices, noon-5:30 p.m. Motorsports Country Club, Batavia. 791-1458

Sept. 12, Friday • Gala, for Village Life, 6:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency. 585-8630

Sept. 12, Friday • Dinner for Buffalo Trace Women’s Crisis Center, 6 p.m. Maysville Cox Building, Third and Market streets, Maysville, Ky. (606) 564-6708

Sept. 13, Saturday • Gala for Urban League, Horseshoe Casino. 559-5585

Sept. 13, Saturday • freshArt, by Behringer Crawford Museum,

Sept. 13, Saturday • Opening night gala, for Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 5:30 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom.

Sept. 13, Saturday • Walk, for Alzheimer’s Association, 9 a.m. registration Wetherington Golf Club, West Chester.

Sept. 18, Thursday • Wine & Dine, by Zonta Club for Cincinnati State scholarship, 6:30 p.m. Cincinnati State.

Sept. 18, Thursday • Luncheon/fashion show for Dress for Success, 11 a.m. Horseshoe Casino.

Sept. 19, Friday • Zoofari, for Cincinnati Zoo. 6:30-midnight at the zoo.

Sept. 20, Saturday • Cincinnati Conquer Chiari Walk Across America, paved trail, Fernbank Park, 10 a.m.,

Sept. 26, Friday • Forget-Me-Not gala, for UC Memory Disorders Clinic, 6:30 p.m. The Phoenix. 558-6769

Sept 26, Friday • Talbert House Annual Luncheon, noon–1 p.m. Hyatt Regency.

Sept. 27, Saturday • Cincy Walks, for Cincinnati Children’s, 4:30 p.m. Cincinnati Zoo.

Sept. 27, Saturday • Art Affaire, by Milford Historical Society, Promont House Museum, Milford.

Sept. 27-28, Saturday-Sunday • Great Outdoor Weekend, various locations. or

Sept. 28, Sunday • Northside house tour, for Northside Community Council, noon-5 p.m.

Sept. 28, Sunday • USO Tribute, for USO of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Music Hall Ballroom.


Oct. 3, Friday • MashUp, for CityLink Center, 6-10 p.m. at 800 Bank St. 357-2000 or

Oct. 4, Saturday • Bourbon, Bites & Bluegrass, for Cystic Fibrosis, 6 p.m. Fort Mitchell Country Club.

Oct. 4, Saturday • Walk for Alzheimer’s Association, 8:30 a.m. registration, Sawyer Point.

Oct. 5, Sunday • 5K run, for animal rescue groups, 9-2 Voice of America Park.

Oct. 6, Monday • Golf, for Great Parks Foundation, 12:30 p.m. Sharon Woods.

Oct. 9, Thursday • Fall event, for Lighthouse Youth Services, noon, private home. 475-5674

Oct. 11, Saturday • Red Tie gala, for Ronald McDonald House Charities. Details TBA.

Oct. 11, Saturday • Books by the Banks, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Duke Energy Center. Details TBA

Oct. 11, Saturday • Labyrinth Arts Festival, 10-4 Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church, Anderson Twp.

Oct. 13, Monday • Golf Classic for Cystic Fibrosis, Heritage Club.

Oct. 17, Friday • Art show/sale, for Pets in Need, Mayerson JCC.

Oct. 17, Friday • Luncheon, for Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Hyatt Regency. 241-2880

Oct. 18, Saturday • Gala, by Spirit of Construction Foundation, Duke Energy Center.

Oct. 24, Friday • Run Like Hell, for Cystic Fibrosis, Dana and Woodburn, Cincinnati.

Oct. 24-26, Friday–Sunday • Art & Antiques Festival, by Association of Volunteers for Cincinnati Children’s. Multiple events, Music Hall.

Oct. 25, Saturday • Gala for Beechwood Home, at Cincinnati Country Club. Details TBA.

Oct. 26, Sunday • Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure 5k walk/run, 8 a.m., Sawyer Point,


Nov. 1, Saturday • The Meat Ball, for Cystic Fibrosis. Renaissance Hotel, downtown.

Nov. 1, Saturday • 125th anniversary gala, for Christ Hospital, at Duke Energy Center. Details TBA.

Nov. 8. Saturday • Dancing with our Stars, for Jewish Family Service.

Nov. 15, Saturday • Rock ’n Aspire, for National MS Society. Details TBA.

Nov. 15, Saturday • Gala, for Links Cincinnati chapter, 6:30 p.m. Horseshoe Casino, downtown.

March 2015

March 5-7, Thursday-Saturday • Cincinnati International Wine Festival. Details TBA.

April 2015

April 25, Saturday • Beacon of Light gala for Lighthouse Youth Services, 6:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel.