Fundraisers Datebook

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April 2, Wednesday • Zootini, for Lindner Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cincinnati Zoo.

April 3, Thursday • Dinner, for Alois Alzheimer Foundation, 6:30 p.m. Receptions, Fairfield. 605-1000

April 5, Saturday • Casino Royale, by Access YP group of Mayerson Foundation, 9 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.

April 5, Saturday • Luncheon, for Women’s Alliance scholarship fund, 11 a.m. Manor House, Mason.

April 5, Saturday • Antsy McClain performance, by GCPAS for Catholic education, 7:30 p.m. Harrison High School theater. 484-0157

April 6, Sunday • 50th anniversary Jubilee, for Inter Parish Ministry, 5-7:30 p.m. The Oasis, Loveland. 561-3932 or

April 6, Sunday • Concert/anti-gala, by concert:nova, 6 p.m. Rhinegeist Brewery.

April 8-12, Tuesday-Saturday • Action Auction, for CET, 5:30-10:30 Tues.-Friday, 3-11 p.m. Sat. on CET.

April 9, Wednesday • Tulip Luncheon, for Cincinnati Zoo horticultural programs, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

April 9, Thursday • CincySings choir competition, for ArtsWave campaign, 7 p.m. Aronoff Center.

April 9, Wednesday • Luncheon, featuring Greyhound Adoption speaker, 11:30 a.m. Fitton Center.

April 9-10, Wednesday-Thursday • Michael Feinstein, Town Hall Lecture, for Montgomery Woman’s Club.

April 10, Thursday • Style show, by Cincinnati Symphony Club, for CSO, 10 a.m. Kenwood Country Club. 232-8883

April 10, Thursday • Banquet for Life, for Pregnancy Center East, 7 p.m. Hyatt Regency. 321-3100

April 10, Thursday • Spring Bling event for I Have Wings Breast Cancer Foundation, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Horseshoe Casino. (859) 743-3044

April 11, Friday • Books for Lunch with “Monuments Men” author, for Seven Hills School, Cintas Center, Xavier University.

April 11, Friday • Beat the Blues, for Behavioral Health Services, 7-11 p.m. Newport Syndicate. 354-7005 or

April 11, Friday • Auction, for Visionaries + Voices, 7:30-11 p.m. Memorial Hall.

April 11, Friday • Fundraiser for Morsch nursing scholarship, 7-11 p.m. Obscura.

April 12, Saturday • Scholarship gala, for DePaul Cristo Rey High School, 6 p.m. at the school.

April 12, Saturday • Dinner, by Simply Power Yoga for Ronald McDonald House, 6-9 p.m. Indian Hill Winter Club. 315-1193

April 12, Saturday • Amazing Arts Race, by ArtsWave, 1 p.m. downtown.

April 12, Saturday • Dancing for the Stars, by Cincinnati Arts Association for Overture Awards program, 6 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. 977-4104 or 

April 12, Saturday • Spring fundraiser, for Hyde Park Center.

April 12, Saturday • Club B 50th anniversary party, for Cincinnati Ballet, 6:30 p.m. Cincinnati Ballet Center.

April 12, Saturday • Bowling party, for Big Brothers Big Sisters, noon Madison Bowl.

April 12, Saturday • Cherry Blossom 5K, for Cincinnati Parks, 9 a.m. Sawyer Point.

April 12, Saturday • LGBTQ youth prom, and an adult party, by GLSEN Greater Cincinnati, 7 p.m. Mayerson JCC.

April 12, Saturday • Murder mystery party, for MamLuft&Co. Dance, 5:45-9 p.m. Cabaret at Below Zero, O-T-R.

April 13, Sunday • Teddy Bear 5K, for Children’s Dyslexia Centers, starts 9 a.m. Cincinnati Masonic Center, 317 E. Fifth.

April 17, Thursday • Fundraiser, for AEQAI, 5:30-8 p.m. Marta Hewett Gallery, 1310 Pendleton St.

April 18, Friday • Evening of jazz and swing, 6:30 p.m. Memorial Hall. (800) 514-3849.

April 19, Saturday • Adopt-a-Pet Fund telethon, for SPCA, noon-3 p.m. on Local 12 WKRC-TV.

April 23, Wednesday • Caring Award Gala, by Visiting Nurse Association, 6 p.m. Horseshoe Casino Pavilion Ballroom. 345-8038

April 23, Wednesday • Gala, for Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, 6 p.m. Memorial Hall. 381-2273 x3205.

April 24, Thursday • Awards dinner, for LADD, 6-8 p.m. Great American Ball Park Champions Club.

April 25, Friday • Dance for Joy, for Camp Joy, 6 p.m. Cintas Center.

April 25, Friday • Art After Dark, 5-9 p.m. Cincinnati Art Museum.

April 25, Friday • Party with van Gogh, by Woman’s Art Club Foundation, 6:30 p.m. The Barn, Mariemont.

April 25, Friday • ReUse-apalooza, for Building Value and Easter Seals TriState, 7-11 p.m. at Building Value, 4040 Spring Grove Ave.

April 25-27, Friday-Sunday • Fashion shows, for Aubrey Rose Foundation, various times, Music Hall.

April 26, Saturday • Gala, for Lighthouse Youth Services, 6:30 p.m. Moonlite Pavilion, Coney Island.

April 26, Saturday • Fur Ball, for SPCA, 6 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center. 489-7392.

April 26, Saturday • Fire & Ice, for Josh Cares. 7 p.m. at private home.

April 26, Saturday • Back to Nature gala, Cincinnati Nature Center.

April 26, Saturday • Tag sale, by New Life Furniture, 9-noon, 11431 Williamson Road, Unit D, Blue Ash. 313-0530

April 26, Saturday • Walk, for National MS Society, 10 a.m. Sawyer Point.

April 26, Saturday • Van Gogh lecture, by Taft Museum and Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation, 2 p.m. Taft Museum.

April 26-27, Saturday, Sunday • Antiques, Art show/sale, by Montgomery Woman’s Club 11-6 Sat., 11-4 Sun.

April 27, Sunday • Dog walkathon, by N.Ky. Vet Techs, for Pilot Dogs Inc., noon Boone County Arboretum in Central Park, Union Ky.

April 27, Sunday • 1 Night, 12 Kitchens, by Midwest Culinary Institute, 6 p.m. at MCI on Cincinnati State campus.

April 27, Sunday • Walk/run, for Caracole AIDS services, 9 a.m. start Spring Grove Cemetery.

April 30, Wednesday • Scholarship benefit, by College of Mount St. Joseph, 6 p.m. Music Hall.

April 30, Wednesday • Wine event, for Women’s Crisis Center, 5:30 p.m. Drees Pavilion Devou Park.

April 30, Wednesday • Outstanding Women luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Receptions, Erlanger.

April 30, Wednesday • Wine Down Wednesday, for Oyler School, 6 p.m. Greenacres Arts Center, Indian Hill.


May 1, Thursday • Gala, for Alzheimer’s Association, Horseshoe Casino. 721-4284

May 1, Thursday • Celebration! for Springer School and Center, 6-9:30 p.m. at the center. 871-6080 x21

May 1, Thursday • Light Up the Night gala, for Women Helping Women, 6 p.m. Elements Centre, Sharonville.

May 1, Thursday • Gala for EACC, 6 p.m. Freedom Center.

May 1, Thursday • Luncheon, by Salvation Army ARC Auxiliary, 11 a.m. Radisson, Covington.

May 2-3, Friday-Saturday • Art auction, for Pendleton Art Center-Middletown, 5-9 p.m. Fri., 11-3 Sat., 1105 Central Ave., Middletown.

May 2-10, Friday-following Saturday • “Steel Magnolias” performances, for Family Promise of N.Ky., by Village Players, Fort Thomas.

May 3, Saturday • Jazz/classical performance, by Elevate Walnut Hills, 5:30 p.m. Church of the Advent, Walnut Hills.

May 3, Saturday • 40th anniversary celebration, School for Creative and Performing Arts, 5:30-11 p.m. Washington Park and SCPA.

May 3, Saturday • Walk, for Dress for Success, 10 a.m. Great American Ball Park.

May 3, Saturday • Walk to Wellness for Healthcare Connection, 10 a.m. downtown. 483-3081

May 3-4, Saturday-Sunday • Flying Pig Marathon walks, runs, relays.

May 4, Sunday • Taverna, for American Farm School, 6 p.m. Cincinnati Woman’s Club, Clifton.

May 5, Monday • Awards dinner, by AJC, 6-9 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.

May 6, Tuesday • Leaders & Legends luncheon, by United Way, 11:45 a.m. Duke Energy Center. 762-7173.

May 7, Wednesday • Bethesda Lyceum, for Bethesda North Hospital, at Horseshoe Casino. 865-1621

May 7, Wednesday • Books & Brunch, by Assistance League, 10 a.m. Receptions, Eastgate.

May 8, Thursday • Go Red luncheon, for American Heart Association, 9-1 Duke Energy Center. 842-8877

May 8, Thursday • Ladies Day, by Cincinnati Horticultural Society, 9:30-3 at Kenwood Country Club. 324-8437 or

May 9, Friday • Gala, by Sharonville Fine Arts Council, Sharonville Arts Center. 554-1014

May 10, Saturday • Gala/danceathon, by Arthur Murray Dance Studio Blue Ash for Cancer Support Community, 6-10 p.m. Crowne Plaza, Blue Ash. 791-9100

May 10, Saturday • House tour, by Cincinnati Preservation Association, 1-5 p.m. Begins at 330 Lafayette Avenue, Clifton. 721-4506

May 10, Saturday • Gala, for JDRF, 6 p.m. Duke Energy Center.

May 10, Saturday • Mane Event, for Milestones therapeutic riding program, 6-9 p.m. Milestones farm, Independence, Ky. (859) 694-7669

May 10, Saturday • 5K for Girls on the Run, 10 a.m. Paul Brown Stadium.

May 14, Wednesday • Tree of Life dinner, by Jewish National Fund, 6 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.

May 14, Wednesday • Career Women luncheon, by YWCA, noon Duke Energy Center. 241-7090 or

May 15, Thursday • Dragons in the Garden gala, for art education, 6 p.m. Taft Museum of Art.

May 15, Thursday • Luncheon, for Sisters of Notre Dame by Partners in Action, noon Cintas Center, Xavier. 679-8106

May 16, Friday • 75th anniversary gala, for Contemporary Arts Center. Dinner at “old” CAC, after-party at new CAC.

May 16, Friday • Dinner, for Camp SWONEKY, by Salvatation Army auxiliary, 6:30 p.m. Clifton location TBA.

May 16-18, Friday-Sunday • Used book sale, by Friends of Lane Libraries, various times, Badin High School, Hamilton.

May 18, Sunday • Artist studio tours, for Weston Art Gallery, 2-5 p.m. Northside.

May 18, Sunday • Walk, for Arthritis Foundation, 10 a.m. Sawyer Point.

May 19, Monday • Golf outing, for Cincinnati Zoo, 8:30 a.m. Maketewah.

May 22, Thursday • Dance competition, for Children’s Law Center, 6-9:30 p.m. Receptions, Erlanger.

May 24, Saturday • Local Fest, for Grailville, noon-5 p.m. Grailville Center, Loveland. 683-2340

May 30, Friday • Zoo La La, for Cincinnati Zoo education access fund, 7-11 p.m. Cincinnati Zoo.

May 30-June 1, Friday-Sunday • Summerfair, Coney Island.

May 31, Saturday • 5K for Family Nurturing Center, 9 a.m. General Cable, Highland Heights, Ky.

May 31, Saturday • Gala, for St. Joseph Orphanage, 6-10 p.m, Paul Brown Stadium. 741-3100 or


June 1, Sunday • Great Human Race 5K walk/run for Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education, 9 a.m. CHHE, 8401 Montgomery Road.

June 5, Thursday • Taste of Duveneck, for Cincinnati Art Museum, 6-9 p.m. CAM. 639-2964

June 5, Thursday • Apple Award gala, by Architectural Foundation, Hilton Netherland Plaza. 421-4469

June 6, Friday • Party at Pendleton, for United Way of Greater Cincinnati -Middletown, 6 p.m. at 1310 Pendleton St., Middletown. 705-1162

June 6, Friday • The Shoot, for Beechwood Home, at Elk Creek Hunt and Gun Club in Owenton, Ky. Patricia Clark at 321-9294

June 6, Friday • “Cruisin’ for a Cure,” kickoff to Concours d’Elegance, 7 p.m. Drees Pavilion, for Arthritis Foundation. 321-1951

June 8, Sunday • Ault Park Concours d’Elegance, for Arthritis Foundation.

June 9, Monday • Golf classic, by Stepping Stones, O’Bannon Creek, Loveland. 559-2440

June 10, Tuesday • Annual meeting, JCRC. Details TBA.

June 12, Thursday • Dodgeball tourney, for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Florence Freedom baseball stadium.

June 14, Saturday • Jazz brunch, by AKA Sorority Phi Psi Omega Chapter, for scholarships, nonprofits. Savannah Center, West Chester. Details TBA.

June 19, Thursday • Celebrity golf outing, for Goodwill, 8:30 a.m. Glenview.

June 19, Thursday • Purses for a Purpose, for Aubrey Rose Foundation, 6-9 p.m. Club at Harper’s Point, Montgomery.

June 21, Saturday • Celestial Ball, for Cincinnati Children’s, 6 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center. www.cincinnatichildren’

June 21, Saturday • Secret Garden Tour, by Cincinnati Horticultural Society. 8:30-3:30. 708-2288

June 27, Friday • Golf outing, for United Way-Middletown Area, noon Weatherwax. 705-1162

June 28, Saturday • Hyde Park Blast, for Cure Starts Now and Shemenski Foundation, all day, Hyde Park Square. www.hydeparkblast


Aug. 9, Saturday • Party in Plaid, for Caracole, Cincinnati Masonic Center. 761-1480 or

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

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

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


Sept. 18, Thursday • Wine & Dine, for scholarships at Cincinnati State, by Zonta Club. Details TBA.

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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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