Fundraisers Datebook

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Oct. 2, Thursday • Pink Ribbon Luncheon, for Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund, 10:30 a.m. Duke Energy Center.

Oct. 3, Friday • Nauti Nite, for WAVE Foundation, 7:30 p.m. Newport Aquarium.

Oct. 3, Friday • Gala, by Episcopal Retirement Homes for the Good Samaritan Mission fund. 6-10 p.m. Hyde Park Country Club. or 272-5555 x4283.

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

Oct. 3, Friday • Golf, for I Have Wings, 9 a.m. Twin Oaks Golf Course.

Oct. 3, Friday • Golf, for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 11 a.m. Heritage Club, Mason. 533-9300

Oct. 3, Saturday • Cincinnati Flower Show 25th anniversary celebration, 9 a.m.-noon and 6 p.m. Memorial Hall.

Oct. 4, Saturday • Harvest feast, for Pyramid Hill. Part of series of food-centric events. 868-8336,   

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. 4, Saturday • Walk/run for Jamison Foundation, 11 a.m. gazebo on Front Street, New Richmond. 304-9162

Oct. 4, Saturday • Beer, Bourbon & Berries, for Cincinnati Parks, 7 p.m. Montgomery Inn Boathouse. 861-8975

Oct. 4, Saturday • Walk, for Free to Breathe, 8 a.m. Acosta Sales, 3 Crowne Point Court, Cincinnati.

Oct. 4, Saturday • Pawapalooza run/walk/festival by Boone Co. Animal Shelter, 10-6 Boone Co. Fairgrounds, Burlington.

Oct. 4, Saturday • Pink Prom, for Komen Foundation, 9 p.m. Horseshoe Casino.

Oct. 4-5, Saturday-Sunday • Bend in the River festival, for renovation of St. Michael’s campus, by Community Matters, 5-11 p.m. Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun., The Sanctuary.

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

Oct. 5, Sunday • 75th anniversrsary, Comboni Missionaries, 3 p.m. Mission Center, 1318 Nagel Road.

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

Oct. 6, Monday • Concert, for homeless youth programs, 6 p.m. Arnold’s Bar and Grill, downtown. 207-3899

Oct. 8-9, Wednesday-Thursday • Sean Casey, MWC Town Hall Lecture Series,

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

Oct. 10, Friday • Beer tasting, for SPCA, Sharonville shelter, 11900 Conrey Road, Sharonville.

Oct. 11, Saturday • Red Tie Gala, for Ronald McDonald House Charities, 6 p.m. Hyatt Regency.

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

Oct. 11, Saturday • Undy Run, by Colon Cancer Alliance, 9 a.m. Newport on the Levee.

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

Oct. 11, Saturday • Wine, Art Beer and Cigar Festival, for Sharonville Fine Arts Center, 6 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center.

Oct. 11, Saturday • Warrior Run, for suicide prevention, 5:15 p.m. Bell Tower, Dogwood Park, Mariemont.

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

Oct. 16, Thursday • Kickoff for Key to the Cure, for ProScan Fund, Saks Fifth Avenue.

Oct. 16, Thursday • RetroFittings, for St. Vincent de Paul, 6 p.m. Music Hall.

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. 17, Friday • Kick for Crohn’s/Colitis, 6-10 p.m. Paul Brown Stadium East Club. 772-3550

Oct. 17-18, Friday-Saturday • Petcasso art show, for Pets in Need, at Mayerson JCC, 6:30-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.

Oct. 18, Saturday • Artoberfest Brews & Blues, for Woman’s Art Club, 7 p.m. The Barn, Mariemont.

Oct. 18, Saturday • Gala, by Spirit of Construction Foundation, 8 p.m. Duke Energy Center.

Oct. 18, Saturday • Hike for Hospice, Summit Park, Blue Ash. Oct. 18, Saturday • Niehoff Lecture, for Mercantile Library, 7 p.m. Westin Presidential Ballroom.

Oct. 18, Saturday • Family gala, for Children’s Theatre, 5 p.m. Scottish Rite Ballroom. 569-8080 x 10

Oct. 18, Saturday • Wine tasting, for Catacoustic Consort, 6:30 p.m. 2334 Upland Place, E. Walnut Hills.

Oct. 18, Saturday • Boofest, by JDRF, 1-3 p.m. SPCA Sharonville.

Oct. 19, Sunday • SIDS Brunch, 10:30 a.m. Midwest Culinary Institute.

Oct. 21, Tuesday • Reception for Barbara Glueck, by AJC, 5:30 p.m. Mayerson JCC.

Oct. 22, Wednesday • Rent party, for Mannequin charitable boutique, 6-9 p.m. Rhinegeist Brewery. 378-2620

Oct. 23, Thursday • Preview party, Cincinnati Art & Antiques Festival, for Convalescent Hospital for Children, 6 p.m. Music Hall. 561-0950,

Oct. 24, Friday • Run Like Hell, for Cystic Fibrosis, 5-7 p.m. Dana and Woodburn, Walnut Hills.

Oct. 24, Friday • Dance for the Cure, for Komen Foundation, 8 p.m. Newport Syndicate. (859) 371-1151

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

Oct. 25, Saturday • Walk/run, for Alois Alzheimer Foundation, Greenhills

Oct. 25, Saturday • Gala for Beechwood Home, at Cincinnati Country Club. Oct. 25, Saturday • Halloween gala, for Children’s Dyslexia Centers, 7 p.m. Cincinnati Masonic Center.

Oct. 25, Saturday • NAACP dinner, 5:30 p.m. Horsehoe Casino. 281-1900

Oct. 25, Saturday • Annie Moses Band performance, by GCPAS for Catholic education.

Oct. 26, Sunday • Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure 5K walk/run, 8 a.m., Yeatman’s Cover, Sawyer Point, or 558-6903

Oct. 27, Monday • Signature Chefs Auction, for March of Dimes, 5:30 p.m. Horseshoe Casino.


Nov. 1, Saturday • Toy Shop Auction, by Salvation Army Auxiliary, 11 a.m. Armstrong Chapel, Indian Hill.

Nov. 1 Saturday • Dinner, for Planned Parenthood, 5:30 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.

Nov. 1, Friday • Hammers & Ales, for Cincinnati ToolBank, at Christian Moerlein Brewing Co., cincinnatitoolbank/events

Nov. 1, Saturday • The Meat Ball, for Cystic Fibrosis. Renaissance Hotel, downtown. Nov. 1, Saturday • 125th anniversary gala, for Christ Hospital. Duke Energy Center.

Nov. 1, Saturday • Wine/beer/bourbon tasting, for League for Animal Welfare, 7 p.m. Bell Event Centre.

Nov. 2, Sunday • Fundraiser for Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony, 5-8 p.m. The Kenwood.

Nov. 2, Sunday • Empty Bowls, by Clay Alliance for Freestore Foodbank, 3 seatings Bell Event Centre, Pendleton.

Nov. 6, Thursday • Wine/beer tasting, for Bethany House Services, 6 p.m. Memorial Hall.

Nov. 7, Friday • Gala, for Aubrey Rose Foundation, 6 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.

Nov. 8. Saturday • Dancing with our Stars, for Jewish Family Service, 7 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.

Nov. 8, Saturday • Happy Feet Ball, for Charities Guild of N.Ky. shoe fund, New Riff Distillery, Newport.

Nov. 8, Saturday • 50th anniversary celebration, Cincinnati Preservation Association, 7 p.m. Marriott Renaissance, downtown.

Nov. 8, Saturday • The Rusty Ball, 8-midnight Duke Energy Center.

Nov. 10, Monday • Fashion show, by Kindervelt 50, for Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute, 6:30 p.m. Kenwood Country Club.

Nov. 12, Wednesday • Luncheon, for TriHealth’s Mary Jo Cropper Family Center for Breast Care, noon, Manor House, Mason. 865-1621

Nov. 12, Wednesday • Shopping/fashion show, for CUB’s Off the Streets, 6:30 p.m. Macy’s downtown.

Nov. 13, Thursday • Philanthropy luncheon, by Association of Fundraising Professionals, 11:45 a.m. Duke Energy Center.

Nov. 14, Friday • Kindervelt gala, for Cincinnati Children’s, 6 p.m. The Syndicate, Newport.

Nov. 14, Friday • Imagine Cincy, by Give Back Cincinnati, 7-11 p.m. Music Hall.

Nov. 15, Saturday • Kindervelt Market, for Cincinnati Children’s, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The Syndicate, Newport.

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

Nov. 15, Saturday • The Party, by YMCA, for youth development programs, Paul Brown Stadium.

Nov. 15, Saturday • Gala, for Links Cincinnati chapter, 7 p.m. Horseshoe Casino, downtown.

Nov. 21, Friday • Secret ArtWorks, for ArtWorks, 5 p.m. The Center, Mercantile Building, downtown.

Nov. 22, Saturday • Opera Ball, for Cincinnati Opera, Hilton Netherland Plaza.

Nov. 27, Thursday • Thanksgiving Day Run, Paul Brown Stadium. Details TBA


Dec. 4, Thursday • Gala, for LifePoint Solutions, 6 p.m. Horseshoe Casino.

Dec. 13, Saturday • Jingle Bell Run, for Arthritis Foundation, 8:30 a.m. 399-8091

Dec. 31, Wednesday • New Year’s Eve gala, for Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. 381-3300

January 2015

Jan. 24, Saturday • Champions for Children gala, for 4C, Hilton Netherland Plaza. Details TBA.


Feb. 21, Saturday • Heart Ball, for American Heart Association, Duke Energy Center. 


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

March 14, Saturday • Art of Neuroscience, by Mayfield Education & Research Foundation, 5 p.m. at 21C Museum Hotel.


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

April 30, Thursday • Gala for St. Joseph Orphanage, 5:30 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.