Fundraisers Datebook

To add events to this datebook, email the editor, with DATEBOOK as the subject line. This page is updated with each new issue of Express. Publication dates and deadlines.

January

Jan. 29, Thursday • Wine gathering, by Bacchanalian Society for CSO, 7 p.m. Music Hall. bacchanaliansociety.com

Jan. 30, Friday • Blues and Brews, 6:30 p.m. Memorial Hall. (800) 514-3849

Jan. 30, Friday • Bring on the Bowl party, for Tender Mercies, 6 p.m. New Riff Distillery, Newport. 630-7021

February

Feb. 1, Sunday • Touchdown for Hope Super Bowl party, for Lindner Center of HOPE, 6 p.m. Champions Club, Great American Ball Park. 536-0328

Feb. 3, Tuesday • Open Your Heart dinner, for Stepping Stones, 6 p.m. Eddie Merlot’s, Montgomery. 559-2443

Feb. 3, Tuesday • Dining Out for Life, for Caracole, various locations. diningoutforlife.com/cincinnati

Feb. 6, Friday • Lady in Red, for American Heart Association, 6-10 p.m. Macy’s Fountain Place. 2015lir.eventbrite.com

Feb. 6-7, Friday-Saturday • ‘80s prom, for N. College Hill City Center, 7:30 p.m. at City Center, 1500 Galbraith Road. 588-4310

Feb. 7, Saturday • Good Samaritans gala, for Good Samaritan Hospital, Hyatt Regency. 862-1258

Feb. 7, Saturday • Polar Plunge, for Special Olympics, Joe’s Crab Shack on the Ohio River, Bellevue, Ky. sooh.org

Feb. 7, Saturday • Difference Makers, by Duke Energy Children’s Museum, 5 p.m. Union Terminal. cincymuseum.org/difference-maker

Feb. 7, Saturday • Gala for Boys Hope Girls Hope, 5 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza.

Feb. 8, Sunday • Sunday Salons, for Women Helping Women. Various locations through March. Complete schedule: www.womenhelpingwomen.org

Feb. 8, Sunday • Classical piano smackdown, for Carlson-Berne Scholarship, 4:30 p.m. SCPA, Mayerson Theater. cincinnatisymphony.org/bcbscholarship

Feb. 10, Tuesday • Feast, by Opera Guild, 6-9:30 p.m. The Precinct. 768-5513

Feb. 13, Friday • Voices from the Heart, for Cincinnati Union Bethel’s “Off the Streets.” 6:30 p.m. Freedom Center. cinunionbethel.org

Feb. 13, Friday • Glorifying the Lions luncheon, for Urban League, noon Hyatt Regency. gcul.org

Feb. 14, Saturday • Gala, for KSO, 6:30 p.m. Newport Syndicate. (859) 431-6216

Feb. 14, Saturday • Cin & Tonic, by YP Choral Collective, 8 p.m. Woodward Theater, OTR. ypccsingorg

Feb. 14-15, Saturday-Sunday • My Furry Valentine pet adoption, 10-5 Sharonville Convention Center. myfurryvalentine.com

Feb. 17, Tuesday • Mardi Gras party, for Bethany House Services, Brighton Center and Welcome House, 6:30-10 p.m. N.Ky. Convention Center. mardigras2015.org

Feb. 19, Thursday • Spay-ghetti dinner, for UCAN, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bella Luna restaurant, 4632 Eastern Ave. ucancincinnati.org

Feb. 20, Friday • Art of Food opening party, 6-9 p.m. The Carnegie, Covington. thecarnegie.com

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

Feb. 21, Saturday • A’cat’emy Awards gala, for Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic, 6:30-10 p.m. The Phoenix. 297-3072

Feb. 21, Saturday • Chocolate, Champagne & Candlelight, for Heritage Village, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Raffel’s Banquet Hall. 563-9484

Feb. 22, Sunday • Hometown Hollywood, for People Working Cooperatively, 5:30 p.m.-midnight Hilton Netherland Plaza. 482-5112

Feb. 26, Thursday • Finale of Cincinnati’s Finest contest, for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6 p.m. Bell Event Centre. 533-9300

Feb. 26, Thursday • Trivia contest, by YPs for Cincinnati Youth Collaborative’s Brighter Futures, 6-8 p.m. Christian Moerlein Tap Room, 1621 Moore St. jestes@cycyouth.org

Feb. 26, Thursday • Great Living Cincinnatians, by Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, 5:30 p.m. Duke Energy Center 579-3111

Feb. 26, Thursday • Handbags for Hope, for Literacy Network, 5:30 p.m. Cincinnati Club. lngc.org

Feb. 27-28, Friday-Saturday • Kickoff events for ReelAbilities Film Festival, various locations. Festival continues through March 7. CincyRA.org

Feb. 28, Saturday • Gala for Ohio Valley Voices, The Phoenix, downtown. ovvgala.wix.com/ovvgala

Feb. 28, Saturday • CinSation gala, by Junior League, 6:30 p.m. Cincinnati Masonic Center, downtown. jlcincinnati.org/cinsation

Feb. 28, Saturday • Bowling, by Kindervelt for Cincinnati Children’s, 3-5 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Axis Bowl, Newport on the Levee. kindervelt.org

March

March 5-7, Thursday-Saturday • Cincinnati International Wine Festival, various venues and times. winefestival.com, 723-9463 (WINE)

March 6, Friday • Bourbon & Bluegrass, for Redwood, 7-11 p.m. New Riff Distillery, Newport. (859) 331-0880

March 7, Saturday • Two-Headed Calf awards, by Behringer-Crawford Museum, N. Kentucky University Ballroom. (859) 491-4003

March 7, Saturday • Cupcake Affair, for SOTENI, 7-10 p.m. Peterloon Estate. soteni.org

March 7, Saturday • International trivia game for adults, by World Affairs Council. Details TBA. onemindoneworldonenight.weebly.com

March 7, Saturday • Karen’s Gift “Forever in Bloom” for Wellington Foundation, 7-11 p.m. The Center, downtown. karenwellingtonfoundation.org

March 14, Saturday • Gala for Children Inc., 6 p.m. Newport Syndicate.raisingofthegreen2015.eventbrite.com

March 20-21, Friday-Saturday • Queen City Classic Chess Tournament. Details TBA.

March 21 Saturday • Art & Science of Healing, by Mayfield Education & Research Foundation, 6 p.m. at 21c Museum Hotel. mayfieldfoundation.org/artandscience

March 28, Saturday • Final Four FlyAway, for Starfire, 7-11 p.m. Mercedes-Benz, Fort Mitchell. starfirecouncil.org

April

April 11, Saturday • Dancing for the Stars, for CAA’s Overture Awards scholarships, 8 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. 977-4188

April 11, Saturday • Club B, for Cincinnati Ballet, 6:30 p.m. Ballet Center, 1555 Central Pkwy. cballet.org/clubb

April 14, Tuesday • Opening night dinner, Cincinnati Flower Show, 6-10 p.m. Yeatman’s Cove. cincyflowershow.com 

April 15-19, Wednesday-Sunday • Various special events, for Cincinnati Flower Show, by Cincinnati Horticultural Society. cincyflowershow.com

April 18, Saturday • Spring Bling luncheon for I Have Wings. 10:30-2 at Receptions, Erlanger. www.ihavewings.org 

April 18, Saturday • 5K run/walk for St. Joseph Home, Sharonville. www.racedmc.com

April 22, Wednesday • Cincinnati Shakespeare’s Revel and Applause event, 7 p.m. Memorial Hall, cincyshakes.com

April 23, Thursday • Banquet For Life, by Pregnancy Center East, 5:30 p.m. Hyatt Recency Hotel. 321-3100

April 24-26, Friday-Sunday • American Girl fashion show, for Aubrey Rose Foundation, various times at Music Hall. 265-5801

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

April 25, Saturday • Fur Ball, for SPCA. Sharonville Convention Center. 541-6100

April 25, Saturday • Gala for Cincinnati Nature Center, 6 p.m., Krippendorf Lodge at Rowe Woods.  www.cincynature.org

April 26, Sunday • Premiere of “Unexpected Journey,” by Musicians for Health/UC Cancer Institute, 4 p.m. Redmoor Theatre, Mt. Lookout. 558-9879

April 26, Sunday • Supper Celebration, by Inter Parish Ministry, 5-8 p.m. Oasis Center, Loveland. www.interparish.org

April 26, Sunday • 1 Night 12 Kitchens, by Midwest Culinary Institute, for scholarships, 6-9 p.m. MCI on Cincinnati State campus. www.cincinnatistate.edu/mci

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

April 30, Thursday • Light Up the Night gala, for Women Helping Women, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Horseshoe Casino. womenhelpingwomen.org

May

May 5, Tuesday • Toast for Hope, for Women’s Crisis Center, 5:30 p.m. Drees Pavilion, Devou Park, Covington. (859) 372-3571

May 5, Tuesday • Patrons Party for CAM’s Taste of Duveneck, 6-8 p.m. private home. 639-2962

May 7, Thursday • Caring Celebration, by Visiting Nurse Association, Westin, downtown. Details TBA.

May 13, Wednesday • Career Women luncheon, by YWCA, Duke Energy Convention Center. 241-7090

May 19, Tuesday • Benefactors Party, for CAM’s Taste of Duveneck, private home. 639-2962

May 28, Thursday • Dancing with the CLC Stars, for Children’s Law Center. Details TBA

June

June 14, Sunday • Ault Park Concours, for Arthritis Foundation, Ault Park. www.ohioconcours.com

June 18, Thursday • Purses for a Purpose, for Aubrey Rose Foundation. purses4apurpose1@gmail.com

September

Sept. 10, Thursday • Fashion show for Dress for Success, Horseshoe Casino. Details TBA.

Sept. 11-13, Friday-Sunday • Food + Wine Classic, Washington Park. Tickets on sale June 1. Details TBA

Sept. 12, Saturday • Bloom, for Stepping Stones, 7 p.m. Greenacres. www.cincybloom.org

Sept. 26, Saturday • Art Affaire, for Milford Area Historical Society, 11-5 Main Street, Milford. www.MilfordHistory.net

October

Oct. 23-25 • Thursday-Saturday • Art & Antiques Festival at Music Hall Ballroom, for Convalescent Home for Children. Details TBA.

Oct. 24, Friday • Wine tasting/auction for League for Animal Welfare. Details TBA.